Just fill out the form and return your items directly to Digitrax for repair. In a followup series of tests it was able to read these CVs on the first pass reliably. Digitrax SoundFX Decoder Troubleshooting Guide This troubleshooting guide assumes that you are working with an operating Digitrax system that is able to run trains and that the locomotive you are troubleshooting is operational and has a Digitrax sound decoder and speaker installed correctly. Programming is the process of setting the configuration variables CVs in your decoder to the appropriate values that will make the locomotive perform the way you want it to. Ireland Digitrax Complete Train Control makes reliable, realistic train operation and simplified layout wiring a reality. In the manual Digitrax warns against using a power supply greater than 15 volts and I have been told this is because some components in their newer decoders may be damaged by higher voltages.

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Apply gentle and firm pressure behind the SFX connector to engage the pins until I have listened to the new video on both my iPad and my iMac desktop and it now sounds plenty loud to me. Yes, Digitax detection and signaling will work with any DCC system. More information on this advanced topic is available on the “Standalone LocoNet” page.

My sound decoder has a capacitor, why do I need a PX? Folks were only updating the throttle firmware and were not also updating the RF24 device firmware.

Only if you can’t reliably program decoders using that choice, and only after checking that you’re using the diigtrax port, should you select “None” for this preference and try again.


SoundFX USB Decoder Programmer

A simple, straightforward warranty with no tricky language! There are two major situations that would require the PR3 to act as a stand alone LocoNet digitrac. If you have a lot of Digitrax decoders and want to experiment with sound files, or want to add automation or a virtual control panel to your Digitrax powered layout then it definitely is the way to go.

Also, none of the devices and configurations had any problems with the Dogitrax.

Product Support for: Computer Control -> SoundFX USB Decoder Programmer (PR3)

digutrax Below is a photograph of the actual hardware connections required for SoundFX programming. In the advanced settings, the speed will be fixed at 57, baud.

The SE8c is a signal driver for your layout.

To dihitrax other third party decoder Everything was repeated again in service mode after adding a Soundtraxx PTB If you encounter any issue updating your DT throttle, the IPL update process can be repeated to resolve any issues. Some users repot that using a 18 VDC regulated power supply enables them to reliably read sound decoder CVs via the PR3 programming track.

Shrink may be peeled back to expose pads for adding function wires. Note that to be able to cigitrax Sound FX CV’s a combination of function lead loads of at least 60mA at 12volts should be connected to these function leads.

However if you can program just the address in service mode, then all the other work can digitrqx done reliably in ops mode. Thanks and congratulations to all who contributed! Most of our products are not user serviceable. Configurations can be set by software or manually.


Digitrax has provided a PR3 firmware update which seems to resolve this issue. Do this cigitrax your own risk! This program allows convenient Duplex system setup for any UR92 on The SFX must only be mounted from the correct side and orientation, for each of the DH host decoders.

I installed the same screen capture and video processing software on both my PC and iMac which hopefully will make it a lot easier. Join The Digitrax User Group. Are there sound units that can be added to the already installed decoders or do I need to replace all of these with new sound units?

The PR2 Programmer is a serial device that connects to a computer via a 25pin serial port. April 25, DCC Guy. Additional information on copyright, trademarks and licenses is linked here. Basically it comes down to whether the LED is on more than it is off when it is blinking as opposed to winking.

The beta testers cannot confirm that every computer with the above limitations will function properly with the PR3 and SoundLoader digltrax. Small-Oval 8 Ohm, 1 Watt with a 3.