Precision Craft Y6b and Digitrax problem

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Mon Mar 10 01:25:49 EDT 2008

Did you use voltage dropping resistors in series with each LED ?

If not - your LEDs are most likely now blown. Not a fun replacing those.....

As noted in item 5 on page 3 of the instructions
" See the Digitrax Decoder Manual for full details....."


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Subject: Precision Craft Y6b and Digitrax problem
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 02:41:23 +0000

> I have a Precision Craft Y6b. Came w/out decoder. I installed a

> Digitrax DH163. All seems OK lights. What did I miss?

> I also have a Bachmann Spectrum J. I installed a Soundtraxx decoder,

> speaker etc. THAT works fine too...except for the lights.

> Both engines use LED's and I wonder if THAT is the problem.




> Mark Lindsey

> Stuck in th 1930's

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