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DCC Sound Conversion of PCM 581 Big Boy

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DCC Sound Conversion of PCM 581 Big Boy
Posted by Unixsas on Sunday, January 26, 2020 12:43 AM

Hi, I'm going to convert my DC PCM 581 Big Boy to DCC sound and am looking for decoder and speaker advice. It has an 8 pin and a 21 pin connector.  Thanks.

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Posted by BigDaddy on Friday, January 31, 2020 12:02 PM

Welcometo the forum.  Perhaps the way moderation works, your post was missed by those that have big boys so I'll give it a bump.

I assume you have room for a large speaker.  Wow Sound Loksound are both good brands.  Lately I've been getting my DCC stuff from Tonys Trains.

 

Henry

COB Potomac & Northern

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Posted by Unixsas on Friday, January 31, 2020 10:21 PM

Thanks for responding.  The tender has provisions for two 7/8" (22.2mm) speakers.

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