Between the 'easy as hooking up two wires' hype and complex electronic theory, there exists a need for solid, practical advice for getting the most out of DCC. Written by veteran hobby author and DCC columnist Larry Puckett, the Practical Guide to DCC bridges the gap between the gee-whiz technology, and the simplistic starter installations with practical, useful tips and knowledge gained by people who have used DCC since its inception.
Most model railroaders understand the advantages of using DCC in model railroading, and now they'll have the information to apply that technology to their layouts.
Ch. 1: Introduction, pp. 6-13;
Ch. 2: Selecting a System, pp. 14-27;
Ch. 3: Adding DCC to a New or Existing Layout, pp. 28-39;
Ch. 4: Mobile Decoders & Programming, pp. 40-54;
Ch. 5: Decoder Installation, pp. 55-78;
Ch. 6: Sound Decoders, pp. 79-88;
Ch. 7: Stationary Decoders and Detectors, pp. 89-103;
DCC Company Listing, pp. 104-105;
Appendix, Index, pp. 106-110.
Carstens Publications, softcover, 110 pages, 11 x 8.5 x .25 in., B&W photographs and illustrations.