• José Luis Fernández Abellán

    Good article! It will be very useful for me, because I’ve purchased the same train (and also a second-hand one). I didn’t know that the tail lights shouldn’t work in DCC… So I will follow your instructions 😉


    • Well, the tail lights will work, but all lights will be on, which will give you an orange color (red + yellow).

      There are however some driving cars from Minitrix (and maybe now other brands) that have functioning (red or yellow) head lights in DCC…without a decoder. There is a small mechanism attached to the wheels, that moves depending on the direction of travel and powers the corresponding light. It’s kind of hard to explain in text, but it’s a pretty smart small mechanism. I noticed this mechanism on the driving cab of the “City Airport Train” package.

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