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        Battery Install Services (MTH DCS Protosound)  |  One Gauge / G scale

 

 

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Battery Installs/Conversions:

 

 

 

 

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Battery Install/Conversion Information & Pricing:

 

 

Overview:

          To run MTH Protosound engines under digital remote control you will need:

                   -  Each engine in consist/train equipped with Protosound 2 or 3 sound/control board

                   -  MTH DCS Control Electronics installed in either rolling stock or possibly in case of steam engine, in steam engine tender.

                   -  Battery installed in rolling stock

                       

           

 

 

 

Step 1:

Convert any engine for battery operation:  -  $75-100 total  (depends on engine and requested setup) 

Summary:  After the engine is converted, you will now be able to run your engine on either track or battery power:  (Need TIU and battery car for DCS control)

 

Engine Conversion Work Includes:

  • Labor and all materials

  • Use battery connections of your choice.  (Price includes Aristocraft compatible connectors)

  • **PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE BATTERY OR CHARGER NEEDED FOR BATTERY OPERATION**

  • **PRICE DOES NOT TIU or REMOTE**

 

 

Step 2:

Option 1:

Control with DCS Remote control (TIU installed in most rolling stock):  -  $90 total   (+$60.00 for B units / passenger cars)   (+$60.00 - Add full featured Wi-Fi control)

 

Summary:  After the engine is converted, you will now be able to run your engine on either track or battery power:  (Need TIU and battery car for DCS control)

 

TIU Install Includes:

  • TIU antenna modified for maximum remote range

  • Able to connect the TIU to an existing layout wiring with a single set of wires with the TIU car not on the track or with the train

  • Upgrading TIU and Remote to most recent version of DCS

  • Use battery connections of your choice.  (Price includes Aristocraft compatible connectors)

  • All labor

  • **PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE BATTERY OR CHARGER NEEDED FOR BATTERY OPERATION**

  • **PRICE DOES NOT TIU or REMOTE**

Option 2:

Control with Wi-Fi only:  (Limited Featured Wi-Fi)

  • Install in rolling stock with Battery/Ready-for-battery  ($150.00)  *Step 3 not required below*

  • **PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE BATTERY OR CHARGER NEEDED FOR BATTERY OPERATION**

  • **PRICE DOES NOT Wi-Fi Electronics**

 

 

Step 3:

Install battery in Rolling stock (along with other conversion work above):  -  $100 total 

  • Includes labor and parts required

  • Includes fuse holder and fuse

  • Includes Battery power on/off switch

  • Includes Battery health monitor

  • Includes any modification to whatever it is being installed to (the engine, car, rolling stock)

  • **PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE BATTERY OR CHARGER NEEDED FOR BATTERY OPERATION**

  • **PRICE DOES NOT TIU or REMOTE**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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