Gopher Models 44 Class/930 Class – Coming Soon (ETA Q3 2021)

Gopher Models SSR 4483

Sound installation for an N Scale Gopher Models 44 Class or 930 Class diesel locomotive.
Available as an installation package into the locomotive/s that you own, or pre-installed in a brand new locomotive. Pricing coming soon.

The following is an indicative guide of the sound features that will be on offer…

  • Installed with Zimo MS490 sound decoder
    • 128Mbit sound storage, 16 bit sound playback, 1W amplifier
  • Custom 660uF keep alive capacitor
  • 15 x 11mm sugar cube speaker with custom enclosure
  • Alco 251B prime mover sounds recorded from 4490 at Thirlmere with either Wabco A & B 2 chime or Nathan P5 horn
    • Simply change one CV value to switch between any of the above horn profiles
  • Directional headlights with soft start (F0)
  • Shunting mode – momentum heavily reduced (F16)
  • Sound features via function buttons:
    • Coast on demand and automatically (F5)
    • Light/heavy load – prime mover notches up slow/fast dependent on speed (F6)
    • Drive lock (F9)
    • Notch 8 (F12)
    • Volume increase/decrease (F18/17)
  • Cue-able sounds:
    • Long, short & alternate horn (F2, 3, 10)
    • Dynamic brakes – when activated prime mover automatically drops to idle (F4)
    • Brake squeal (F7)
    • Coupler (F11)
    • Air compressor – loops until switched off (F13)
    • Air release (F14)
    • Spitters (F15)
  • Automatic sounds:
    • Air compressor – randomly plays when locomotive is at rest
    • Air release – randomly plays when locomotive is at rest

RTR versions of each loco are available here: DCC Sound Locomotives
Feel free to get in contact with me if you have any further questions.