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Model Train Sound Effects

Ho enthusiast Don asks:

“I am looking for a system to imitate rail yard sounds. Huffing & Puffing, bells, whistles. Something with a push button at the controls to sound the imitation noise of a train for my grandchildren to hear when operating the trains. Any such product out there? Seems like a no-brainer.”

5 Responses to Model Train Sound Effects

  • Brock Ian Tierneysays:

    Hi bachmann makes a whistle it looks like a building it is very easy to
    wire and has a push button hope this helps. -Brock

  • J E Wilsonsays:

    There are stand alone systems out there. I use 2 that I found on eBay.com that I am incorporating into/onto my layout. They are: ‘Sound Master 210’ and ‘MRC Symphony 77’, they both have easy controls (push button type) that hook up to speakers where ever you put them and both have a lot of different sounds available and there are more varieties of systems. Hope this helps to get started. My Great Grand Kids love them. J

  • Billsays:

    Hi Don;
    You can visit Innovative Train Technology Products (ittproducts.com). They have a large selection of sound modules. You can listen to a sample of any that interest you. You can set them up with a push button for single play or toggle switch for continuous play. The do require a 9 to 14 volt dc power supply.

  • John Lightfootsays:

    Hi I go onto e-bay and look for small recordable greeting card inserts.
    They come in different recording lengths.
    Then I use google to get the sounds I want and record them onto the little device.
    There are two buttons on the device one for recording and one for play, I also use a toilet roll inner as a sound drum, the speaker fits neatly inside of it and greatly amplifies the sound.
    I hope this helps.

  • J J Plandowskisays:

    3-D sound can be done !!! I have hours of train sound.LIVE!!! You perdy much need to be a Low voltage laborin Geniuse!!!! Say the less, It’s Posible!

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