Bachmann 'J72' 0-6-0T sound installation

Bachmann 'J72' 0-6-0T
sound installation

Bachmann’s recently released, newly designed ‘J72’ 0-6-0T model reveals its advanced internal features to PAUL CHETTER as he installs sound and stay alive capacitors.

Bachmann J72 sound installation
Bachmann’s new ‘J72’ has been designed ‘sound-ready’ which makes it a very simple project to upgrade with a ZIMO sound decoder. A speaker is factory fitted by Bachmann while there are also connections for a stay alive capacitor.

SOUND has often been an afterthought in model design, but recently this has been changing and manufacturers have been thinking about how the end user will want to modify or upgrade their locomotive to make the most of digital technology. The Bachmann J72’ 0-6-0T, which touched down in late 2019, is a thoughtfully designed model and a joy to work with. After releasing two retaining screws the body comes away from the chassis without a fight giving direct access to the internal components.

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