SERIES 8: Digital Sound Introduction

Key Model World's latest series launches Friday March 8 2024 at 8pm as we delve into the world of digital sound for a new four-part video series. In this series we explore what sound has to offer as well as showcasing practical sound installation guides for Hornby, ZIMO and ESU sound chips in a range of steam and diesel locomotives. Sign up for a Premium Subscription to access the full four part series and all previous Key Model World exclusive video series.

SERIES 8: INTRODUCTION TO DIGTIAL SOUND

SERIES 8: Digital Sound - installing ESU LokSound chips

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

The fourth part of our new Digital Sound video series is here focusing on ESU LokSound decoders. In this part we had sound to a Bachmann 'OO9' Mainline Hunslet, a Dapol Class 68 and a Bachmann BR '5MT' 4-6-0. Discover how we completed the installations here.

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

SERIES 8 Part 3: Digital Sound - installing ZIMO chips

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

Part 3 of our new digital sound video series is available now exclusively for Premium Subscribers. In this video we show how the ZIMO decoder family can be installed in a Bachmann Class 40 and a Hornby '9F' 2-10-0 with simple tools and readily available speakers.

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

SERIES 8: Digital Sound - installing Hornby TXS chips

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

In part two of our Digital Sound video series we start our trilogy of sound installation features by working with the new Hornby Bluetooth Triplex Sound chips. In this video we show how to add an 8-pin chip to a Hornby Class 60, a 21-pin chip to the LMS 'Turbomotive' and a Next18 chip to a TT:120 scale 'A4' 4-6-2 taking you through every step of the journey. Watch today with a FREE member account exclusively on Key Model World.

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

NEW SERIES 8: Digital Sound Introduction | Part One

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

Launching today at 8pm today - March 8 2024 - is our brand-new video series offering an introduction to the world of Digital Sound for model railways. In this new four part series, we will explore what digital sound has to offer and how to install and use decoders from Hornby, ZIMO and ESU.

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

Buy Hornby TXS chips available from the Key Model World Shop.

DIGITAL SOUND MODELLING GUIDES

SERIES 8: Digital Sound - installing ESU LokSound chips

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

The fourth part of our new Digital Sound video series is here focusing on ESU LokSound decoders. In this part we had sound to a Bachmann 'OO9' Mainline Hunslet, a Dapol Class 68 and a Bachmann BR '5MT' 4-6-0. Discover how we completed the installations here.

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON
Locoman Sounds BR 2MT sound installation guide Feature Premium

Locoman Sounds for the Hornby BR ‘2MT’ 2-6-0

MIKE WILD

The recently released Hornby BR ‘2MT’ 2-6-0 is an attractive locomotive, but challenging for sound installation. MIKE WILD explains how he fitted a powerful speaker into the tender with an ESU chip from Locoman Sounds.

MIKE WILD
Locoman Sounds GWR Manor sound demonstration video. Feature Premium

Speaker upgrade for the Accurascale ‘Manor’

MIKE WILD

Accurascale’s GWR ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 is a superb model, but it left room for improvement in the speaker setup. MIKE WILD shows how he fitted Locoman Sounds’ latest profile for these two-cylinder locomotives together with a speaker upgrade.

MIKE WILD

Read our full collection of digital sound installation guides with video demonstrations here