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Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Lenz Power-1 -- Can it be smaller?

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  • Henri Seynaeve
    I have all the Marklin Mikado and all other Marklin loco you dream of with DCC in the loco and sound in the tender including led from and back without changing
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 27, 2011
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      I have all the Marklin Mikado and all other Marklin loco you dream of with DCC in the loco and sound in the tender including led from and back without changing anything on the tender. Run very well and did show at Ontario show running with over 20 cars
      If you need more info please email me

      Henri



      On Dec 27, 2011, at 4:39 PM, "mark2playz" <mark.markham@...> wrote:

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      >
      > Robert,
      > How do you like running DCC in the Marklin Mikado? I've been thinking about doing the conversion but haven't heard many positive comments.
      > Mark
      > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "pray59_3" <pray59@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > I fit one into a tender of my Marklin Mikado. I had to make a higher coal load to hide the big cap. It's kind of overkill because the cap supplies 20 seconds of power, but they don't make a smaller version. It's big, and my tender is a custom smaller version.
      > >
      > > The catch is it takes about 30 seconds of sitting on the rails before it's charged up enough that the gold mini will respond to commands.
      > >
      > > I would think you could replace the cap with a smaller "Aerogel" or "Supercap" of .47F size instead of the 1F it comes with.
      > >
      > > -Robert
      > >
      > > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "joeduvivier" <joeduvivier@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Has anybody tried reducing the size of the Lenz Power-1? The width, especially, seem like a problem (about 0.55" as I recall).
      > > >
      > >
      >
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