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Posted by UpNorth on Sunday, March 23, 2008 1:27 AM

http://www.bachmanntrains.com/home-usa/dwg/dwgs/H508X-IS001.PDF

Follow the link, bottom of page shows the dummy plug (DP). Remove H4915 (DCC01) and put the DP as shown in diagram. But you do not have too. Locos are shipped out with DC compatibility active as a default, usually.  This is an NMRA requirement.

Oh and love that thread !...  They (Bachmann and BACH-man) are still debating the issue it seems.

 

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Posted by river_eagle on Saturday, March 22, 2008 5:43 PM
you do not have to do anything to run the DCC oc Board locoa on a DC layout, you can however if you really want to, unplug the decoder and plug the two jumper plugs into the same holes that the decoder came out of,
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Posted by jeffrey-wimberly on Saturday, March 22, 2008 4:31 PM

Someone on the Bachmann forum had a similar question. I think you'll find your answer there. Here's a link to that thread:

http://www.bachmanntrains.com/home-usa/board/index.php/topic,3777.0.html 

 

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DCC On-Board
Posted by leewal on Saturday, March 22, 2008 3:46 PM

When a locomotive says "DCC On-Board", such as the new Bachmann American Freedom Train GS4 can it be used on standard DC cab control with no adjustments.  The locomotive came with 2 small clips but the instructions are a little "thin" and I don't want to screw up the engine. A small diagram with the engine calls them "dummy clips" but don't say why, when or how to use them.

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