HM199 - January 2024

Hornby Class 31 with Triplex Sound for OO gauge. Feature Premium

TXS 8-pin Installation Hornby Class 31 Upgrades

The Hornby Class 31 is a simple locomotive to add Triplex Sound into and in this guide we move on to upgrade the speaker. MIKE WILD explains how.

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VIDEO: TXS 21-pin Installation Hornby HST Power Cars

The latest generation Hornby Class 43 High Speed Train power cars set out to make sound installation simple. MIKE WILD adds a pair of TXS 21-pin chips to EMT liveried 43049 and 43060 and demonstrates the finished models on video.

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Installing Hornby Triplex sound in ‘TT:120’ scale

Hornby’s new collection of ‘TT:120’ scale locomotives makes use of the smallest and most compact DCC interface - Next18. MIKE WILD explains what it is and how it works.

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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.

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TXS Power Supplies -  Power Options

There are three primary options to power HM7000 Bluetooth-controlled trains. MARK CHIVERS looks at the possibilities.

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What is Hornby's HM7000?

Hornby launched a new way to control model railways in 2023. MARK CHIVERS explains how the HM7000 system works - and why you should consider it.

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Hornby Triplex Sound Bluetooth decoder choices

Hornby offers a range of Bluetooth-enabled DCC decoders for all budgets and purposes. MARK CHIVERS explains their capabilities and differences.

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In the final part of his series, MALCOLM BRIGGS shows how to add the finishing touches to model structures to make them look as realistic as possible.

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Station Porter with Churns

With the growing popularity of ‘TT:120’, 3D printing is providing a comprehensive range of figures and details for the scale.

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Point Motor Wiring Board

Now available from Model Rail Electrics, this ready to use point motor board allows for both easy wiring for point control and additional functionality without soldering.