Buy a SoundBytes Western-Cullen-Hayes 777 bell and get 2 pairs of HO-scale 777 bell models FREE! https://www.iascaled.com/store/SND-XBELL * Limited time offer (while supplies last)
The Arduino DCC interface shield (ARD-DCCSHIELD) was one of our oldest products still in production. The original design was from 2015, when we were still fairly new at this and trying to figure out how to make a product. While the design itself was solid, all the fiddly jumpers and such made it a pain […]
We’ve gotten the question a number of times about how to turn the SoundBytes modules on and off with a switch. It’s actually really easy, but since the question gets asked, I figured I’d do a very quick write-up on it. First of all, the module requires a clean DC power supply of between 5 […]
I needed a way to drill a 3/8″ to 1/2″ diameter hole in 2″ thick rigid foam. Traditional drill bits wander too much and leave a terribly ragged hole. So do spade bits. A hole saw works great, but the smallest I could find was 3/4″. So… I tried a Grain Belt Models 36″ HO-scale […]
Introducing the limited edition Red Faceplate ProtoThrottle! Available exclusively from Spring Creek Model Trains. See it in person (and get your own!) at the St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet this weekend or contact the store directly: 402-365-7628 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The latest from the ISE Labs, a motion sensing flange squeal module! Still just a prototype, but proof that it actually works. See it in action at the 2022 St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet, July 29-30, 2022.
After absorbing about $30 (per throttle) in cost increases over the last couple years, and $20 more on the horizon, we have reluctantly made the decision to increase the price of the ProtoThrottle going forward. Starting August 1, 2022, the new pricing will be as follows: Standard Grey/Blue Faceplate: $499 Black Faceplate: $519 All other […]
Make it really HUM with the new SoundBytes Transformer Hum module! See it in action at the St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet, July 29-30, 2022.
Available exclusively from Des Plaines Hobbies… ProtoThrottle with blue faceplates! Also, check out their other deals at their 39th Anniversary Sale this weekend, Jun 24-26, 2022!
Did you know… The SoundBytes module was designed with the help of our friend jt Burke over at Scale Sound Systems. His ability to design speaker enclosures that extract awesome sound from small places helped make SoundBytes into the simple, affordable device that it is. Be sure to check out his line of premium DCC/sound […]