Using the HM|DCC APP to upload a sound profile

For new and experienced DCC users, the HM|DCC app makes setting up a model easier than ever. MARK CHIVERS shows how in a simple step-by-step guide.

Hornby’s HM|DCC app is a powerful tool and can be downloaded from the Apple store and Google Play, depending on your device type.

Each Hornby HM7000 decoder pack features a QR code for quick access to the app via the Apple or Android app stores. Point your device’s camera at the QR code and you should be directed to the relevant store in seconds. Follow the instructions to install the app to your device and wait for it to download.

Once this has completed, place your decoder fitted locomotive on the track and open the app. The initial setup process will begin and you will need to allow the app permissions. You will also need a registered Hornby account for the app to operate. This is straightforward to set up at

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