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        Service / Repair / Protosound 2&3 Upgrades |  O Gauge 

                                                                               

 

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MTH DCS Protosound 2/3 Installs & Upgrades in Locomotives:         

  • O Gauge:

    • Upgrade any MTH O Gauge Protosound 1 engine to Protosound 2 / 3  --  (*PS2 upgrade Includes Free PS2 battery elimination upgrade*)

      • PS3:

        • $325 (PS3 kit & labor)  w/PS3 board   (Regular steam/diesel - No slave engine/unit)

          • $  15 - DCS/DCC switch installed (if extra drilling required)

          • Articulated engines (like Big Boy/Challenger/etc) +$25.00

          • Cab Forward +$100.00  (Includes using updated PS3 sound set)

            • +$8.00 labor to replace traction tires

          • Shay (4-truck) +$110.00 

            • Includes: working front proto-coupler, straight plug between engine/tender like original

            • +$35.00 labor to replace traction tires

          • 4-4-0 engines +$35.00

          • Use updated Custom PS3 sound set +$25.00

          • Any tender with no existing hole from inside tender to rear tender light housing that can be safely drilled out and light that simulates rear lens + $20.00

          • Diesel set with Dummy A unit w/Lights & Protocoupler (No Motors or smoke) +$75.00

          • Diesel (A-B-A) or (A-A) sets (with slave engine that has smoke + motors + lights) +$185.00

          • Coal Turbine (with slave engine that has smoke + motors + lights) +$185.00

          • Veranda w/4 motor setup + $185.00

          • DD40 w/4 motor setup + $185.00

          • DD40 w/2 motor setup +$40.00

          • Steam/Electric Turbine (C&O M1, etc) (2 motors) + $40.00

          • We do not accept 3rd Rail brand engines for repairs/upgrades.  If your engine is brass, then we likely will not accept the engine for repair/upgrade.

           

      • PS2:  (Depends on PS2 board availability)  (*PS2 upgrade Includes Free PS2 battery elimination upgrade*)

        • $310 (PS2 kit & labor)  w/PS2 (3v) board   (Regular steam/diesel - No slave engine/unit)

          • Articulated engines (like Big Boy/Challenger/etc) +$25.00

          • Cab Forward +$100.00  (Includes using updated PS3 sound set)

            • +$8.00 labor to replace traction tires

          • Shay (4-truck) +$110.00 

            • Includes: working front proto-coupler, straight plug between engine/tender like original

            • +$35.00 labor to replace traction tires

          • 4-4-0 engines +$35.00

          • Any tender with no existing hole from inside tender to rear tender light housing that can be safely drilled out and light that simulates rear lens + $20.00

          • Diesel set with Dummy A unit w/Lights & Protocoupler (No Motors or smoke) +$75.00

          • We do not accept 3rd Rail brand engines for repairs/upgrades.  If your engine is brass, then we likely will not accept the engine for repair/upgrade.

             

             

           

    • Upgrade any Locosound equipped engine to PS2 (3v) / PS3

      • Service: (Parts & Labor)

        • PS3:

          • $250 - Diesel / Steam engine (w/board in tender) 

            • $  10 - DCS/DCC switch installed

            • A-B-A / A-A sets = +$30.00

        • PS2:  (*PS2 upgrade Includes Free PS2 battery elimination upgrade*)

          • $235 - Diesel / Steam engine (w/board in tender)

            • A-B-A / A-A sets = +$30.00

           

    • Upgrade PS2 5v engine to PS2 (3v) / PS3 - (Required if 5v board fails and needs replacement board) 

      • Service: (Parts & Labor)

        • PS3:

          • $270 - Steam engine (w/board in boiler)  *Will not include DCS/DCC switch*

            • Some engines w/board in boiler might have an additional labor charge of up to $35.00 due to install complexity.

            • A-B-A / A-A sets = +$35.00

          • $255 - Diesel / Steam engine (w/board in tender) 

            • $  10 - DCS/DCC switch installed

            • A-B-A / A-A sets = +$35.00

        • PS2 (3v):  (*PS2 upgrade Includes Free PS2 battery elimination upgrade*)   (Depends on board availability)

          • $255 - Steam engine (w/board in boiler) 

            • Some engines w/board in boiler might have an additional labor charge of up to $35.00 due to install complexity.

            • A-B-A / A-A sets = +$35.00

          • $240 - Diesel / Steam engine (w/board in tender)

            • A-B-A / A-A sets = +$35.00

        • PS2 (5v):  (Depends on board availability)

          • $175 - Diesel / Steam engine  (Includes speaker replacement if necessary)

           

           

           

           

    • Upgrade existing MTH engine w/Protosound 2 (3v) to Protosound 3 - (Upgrade engine with good existing board)

      • Please email for pricing

         

    • Install Protosound 2/3 in any non-MTH O gauge engine - (Email for more info)

 

 

 

 

Repair Services:  (O Gauge)

  • We perform repairs on the MTH O gauge line of trains at affordable rates.   Please contact us with the particulars of your situation. 

    We do not accept 3rd Rail brand engines for repairs/upgrades.  If your engine is brass, then we likely will not accept the engine for repair/upgrade.

     

        I encourage the use of fuses between power supply and TIU/Layout.  (usually  3, 4, 5 etc and use the lowest value needed)

 

 

  

 

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