Author Topic: Athearn FEF-3 MRC replacement decoder?  (Read 683 times)

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Athearn FEF-3 MRC replacement decoder?
« on: April 19, 2014, 10:50:06 PM »
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Hi Everyone,

I was able to buy an HO Athearn FEF-3 844 and it's really nice except for the MRC decoder.  It sounds horrible compared to my other locomotives.  I would like to replace the MRC decoder and was looking for the groups opinion.  Is there a drop in replacement or am I soldering in the replacement?  Is there a plug in the tender?  Are there any pictures of the tender open around?  I can't find any.

Thanks,

George

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Re: Athearn FEF-3 MRC replacement decoder?
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2014, 11:53:20 PM »
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Contact Jeff Smith at Railmaster Hobbies by email or phone: http://www.railmasterhobbies.com/ESU.htm
He should be there 1200-400P PDT tomorrow. He sells Loksound & Tsunami sound decoders plus his speakers are the best around.
Andy Jackson
Santa Fe Springs CA
LAJ Modeler