DCC & Sound
DCC, or Digital Command Control, is a system that allows modelers and railroaders to control multiple trains on the same track using a digital signal. With DCC, each locomotive is equipped with a decoder that allows it to receive commands from a digital controller. This allows for more precise control of speed and direction, as well as the ability to control other functions such as lighting, sound, and smoke effects.
One of the most popular uses of DCC is for sound effects. Sound decoders can be installed in locomotives to simulate realistic sounds such as engine noises, horns, and bells. These sound effects can greatly enhance the overall experience of operating a model train, bringing the layout to life and adding to the realism of the scene.
In addition to sound decoders, there are a variety of other sound accessories available for modelers and railroaders. These include speakers, which can be installed in locomotives or mounted on the layout to provide ambient sound effects such as birds chirping or city noises. There are also sound modules available that can provide sound effects for specific scenes or actions, such as a crossing gate warning or a steam whistle.
Our DCC and Sound accessories for your model railroad setup allow you to add booming sound to your model locomotives, control your sprawling model train empire in the palm of your hand, and power it all with an extensive selection of Digital Command Control, DCC & Sounds products from top brands like Train Control Systems, ESU, Soundtraxx and more.