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loksound v3.5 help

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loksound v3.5 help
Posted by fingalrailroad on Saturday, April 5, 2008 7:39 AM

 

    Good morning All.

                             i am deepest truble,Ihave a new rivarossi "allegheny",and i tried to change cv 29 to change the direction of the loco . iinputed o to change the direction,alli have now is sound,i tried to use cv 8 to get back to factory settings to no avail.

                     can anybody help a beginer.

                                       PATRICK 

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Posted by fingalrailroad on Saturday, April 5, 2008 7:43 AM

 

           hi patrick here.

                        i have an nce POWER PRO system

                                   patrick

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Posted by dadret on Saturday, April 5, 2008 7:44 AM
I'm not familiar with Rivarossi but when I get into trouble I reset everything to factory specs and start over - usually works.  Check your owners manual for the exact procedure as i varies from different manufacturers.
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Posted by cacole on Saturday, April 5, 2008 7:58 AM

Program a value of 8 into CV 8 to reset the decoder.  This can probably be accomplished using Ops Mode (main line) programming with the NCE system you have.  If that doesn't work, use the programming track and try again.  Sometimes a LokSound decoder requires a programming booster but I have an NCE PowerPro 5 Amp system and use Ops Mode.

Why did you put Zero into CV 29?  It should have a value of 2 to run on the default address of 3, and a value of 34 to run on a long address.

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Posted by tstage on Saturday, April 5, 2008 8:05 AM

Patrick,

Did you try resetting your locomotive in Programming Track mode or POM (Programming on the Main or OPS) mode?  If the former, try using POM mode. (Press PROG and it should be your first choice.)

With certain DCC systems, you sometimes need extra oomph when programming sound decoders.  The NCE PH Pro is no exception.  (NCE designed their Power Cab throttle to address this problem.)  This may be why you aren't able to reset your Loksound decoder.  Just to be certain, CV8 = 8.

Hope that helps, Patrick...

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Posted by fingalrailroad on Saturday, April 5, 2008 8:54 AM

 

 thanks for the help so far.I entered cv 29 as per book that came with the loco.this is where i am not up to speed ,it said bit function .0 reverse direction of travel 01.

        in fairness to loksound they also say,if you do not know or understand what you are about, do nothing.

i will keep trying now that i am in at the deep end.

 

                                               patrick

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Posted by tstage on Saturday, April 5, 2008 10:04 AM

Patrick,

Changing a CV and changing a "bit" of a CV are different.  A "bit" is only part of a CV.  There is a way to change individual bits with your Pro Cab throttle.  You need to get out your NCE PH Pro manual though.  There should be a section in there that tells you how to access and change bits.

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Posted by fingalrailroad on Saturday, April 5, 2008 10:13 AM

 

          thanks TOM,I will try latter got to go to football now.

 

                                      patrick
 

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Posted by tstage on Saturday, April 5, 2008 10:22 AM

Patrick,

According to my NCE Power Cab manual, it looks like you go into CV29 and press 1 to access the individual bits.  You should then get a screen like the following:

DIR BIT?     02:00PM

ENTER=NORM  1=REV

Press 1 to reverse direction.  Keep pressing ENTER to accept the default for the rest of the bits. When you get back to the SET CFG? screen, press the ESC button.

See if that works for you, Patrick.

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Posted by Bapou on Saturday, April 5, 2008 10:50 AM

Can you acsess individual sounds, or do you just get the engine sounds?

It could be possible that you have set the decoder to 2 or 4 digit adressing, which ever you weren't useing before. That would explain the response problems. If I was at home right now I could tell you what putting 0 in CV 29 does. Unfortunately I am on vacation and don't have my LokSound manual with me.

P.S. LokSound in my Spectrum F40PH is great! 

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Posted by fingalrailroad on Sunday, April 6, 2008 7:50 AM

 

        Good morning everybody.

                                             The good news is our team won their match GLOSTER 3 MUNSTER 16  in European rubgy cup quater final. Even better news thanks to all the help and advice, i have my "ALLEGHENY" running perfectly,this is a supperb model.

                                        many thanks.

                                                        patrick

                                                        FINGAL RAILROAD
 

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Posted by tstage on Sunday, April 6, 2008 8:09 AM

Sweet!  Thanks for the update, Patrick.  (Oh!  And thanks for the news about your Allegheny, too. Smile,Wink, & Grin [swg])

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Posted by Bapou on Sunday, April 6, 2008 2:29 PM
 fingalrailroad wrote:

 

        Good morning everybody.

                                             The good news is our team won their match GLOSTER 3 MUNSTER 16  in European rubgy cup quater final. Even better news thanks to all the help and advice, i have my "ALLEGHENY" running perfectly,this is a supperb model.

                                        many thanks.

                                                        patrick

                                                        FINGAL RAILROAD
 

Are you talking about Munster Germany? I have freinds there. 

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Posted by fingalrailroad on Sunday, April 6, 2008 4:56 PM

 

         No ,MUNSTER,is a province in the south of IRELAND,capital city CORK,also where the IRISH, SAILED to the USA  from, the railhead port COBH,the last port of call for the TITANIC.

 

                                            REGARDS

                                                  PATRICK
 

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