Re: Performance of Z-locs
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--- In z_scale@y..., eouwejan@c... wrote:
> Rob ,
> stupid question, but what is Back EMF?
> BTW, I did convert a Marklin F7 to digital with a Lenz decoder
> (with the help of the explanation on your website). Sadly, it
> improve the performance. However, I'm still planning to
> the other locs to DCC in the future. Especially now that I've
> learned a trick to check if a decoder improves performance. If
> connect the electricity pickups of the decoder directly to your
> power output and the wires for the motor to the rails, you can
> check out how a loc will perform beforehand (without a
> conversion). I hope this makes any sense...
> Regards, Edwin
> --- In z_scale@y..., "Robert Allbritton" <robert@p...> wrote:
> > If you are adventuresome like myself, convert to DCC. Newer
> decoders feature
> > Back EMF, which will pretty much make even the worst
> locomotive perform
> > quite acceptably!
> > Best,
> > -Rob
> > www.z220.com