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G8B4Life

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HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 released
« on: May 11, 2019, 08:57:55 AM »
HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 is up.

Don't know what's fixed or new in this release, perhaps someone knows. Off to charge my HC's ready to update...

- Tim

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Re: HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 released
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2019, 07:01:51 PM »
I've done all my HC-2/2b units. Cannot see any visible changes, no new button icons. Update was small taking only 10 minutes or less.
It might be possible that DB will work across the consist now, hoping test that this evening. I know it was in the works.

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Re: HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 released
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 09:38:37 AM »
What update 2.09 included.
Added the ability to update the program in the AM-1S and a few other minor improvements.

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Re: HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 released
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2019, 02:16:36 PM »
Awww...
You had me all excited about getting DB to work across the consist.
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Re: HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 released
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2019, 02:42:24 PM »
I was too! Hopefully he'll do it soon.

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Re: HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 released
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2019, 06:36:19 PM »
Just FYI, currently the dynamic brake button will partially work across consists.....what I mean by that is that pressing the button will drop all the prime movers down to notch 1, though only the lead unit's DB sound is played.

I've actually used this on my switching locomotives to simulate coasting.  I create a "silent" audio clip that has no sound, load it into each SD40-2's dynamic brake file, then when I press the button they both drop to idle, though the locomotives are still moving.  Works great for that, but I do hope that he'll eventually get real DB across consists, as well as a separate coast button.

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Re: HC-2 and HC-2b revision 2.09 released
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2019, 08:42:38 AM »
Now that is a neat idea! Thanks Kevin!
Ian Lisakowski
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