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ESU LokSound Select DCC Sound Decoder


The ESU LokSound Select DCC Sound Decoder is DCC DONE RIGHT. They are one of the finest performing sound and motor control DCC decoders on the market today.

ESU DCC Decoders offer the following features:

  • Compact design makes this decoder suitable for nearly any installation in HO and larger scale models (frame modification may be required)
  • DC or DCC Operation, 2 or 4 Digit Addressing, 14-28-128 Speed Steps, and Consisting
  • Selectable sound configurations including multiple Prime Mover, Horn and Bell sound in each file
  • Fully programmable sound with numerous variations available (LokProgrammer required)
  • Eight Independent Sound Channels
  • 1.1 Amp motor circuit with BEMF
  • Three-step or Loadable Speed Table and Forward / Reverse Trim Adjustment for Superior Speed Matching
  • Free Function Allocation (Function Mapping), F0 - F12
  • Built-in motor circuit over-load protection and function output short circuit protection
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We now have a limited selection of Peco Code 83 Streamline Track in stock (remaining styles due soon)...

  • Wood or Concrete ties
  • Insulfrog or Electrofrog turnouts
  • Nickel Silver rail
  • Impressive selection
  • Designed specifically from A.R.E.A. drawings
  • Conforms to NMRA standards
  • Fully compatible with Atlas ond other brands of HO scale track

HO Peco Code 83 Streamline Track

83 Line items are realistic models of North American railroad track, with Code 83 nickel silve rail.

Scaled from prototype drawings and tooled with the latest CAD/CAM technology, this Code 83 product line features authentic tie sizes and spacing, the standard American number system for frog geometry, plus very fine scale representation of the traditional rail spike fastenings. This whole range of HO track is designed specifically from A.R.E.A. drawings and conforms to NMRA standards. All Turnouts and the Diamond Crossing are available with a choice of Insulfrog or Electrofrog versions. 


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We are also receiving a limited selection HO Atlas Code 83 Track... 

  • Brown ties
  • Nickel Silver rail

Atlas HO Code 83 track is the choice of discriminating modelers of all skill levels and has become the new standard in model railroading. Featuring prototypically-fine brown ties and nickel silver rail, it not only looks realistic but is incredibly reliable. And most pieces are the same price as our Code 100 line, making it an extremely affordable option for your layout.

Over ten years ago, we started with a few basic pieces of Code 83 track. Today the entire line is available, including switches, crossings, straight and radius pieces, allowing you to create any one of a number of interesting and exciting layouts, including every layout in our popular HO layout instruction books!

(Note: Radius is always measured to the center of the rails.) 



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Precision Sprue Cutters are the "secret" to fine modelmaking!

These precision cutters are designed to cleanly cut small or delicate plastic parts from the sprue or runner. Precision Sprue Cutters virtually eliminate the chances of breaking plastic parts when cutting them from the sprue.

Designed for cutting small plastic parts only! Not for cutting metal or extremely thick plastic.


Other recent arrivals at SBS4DCC include the new Kato HO Scale Concrete Tie Unitrack, a couple of HOn3 Blackstone locos plus a great selection HO Scale Track and N Scale Track from Atlas,  Kato and Peco.


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SBS4DCC - Stock Status Information


Just a reminder that SBS4DCC features real-time inventory tracking.  If it says it is in stock... it IS...  I try to maintain a strong selection of DCC and Model Railroad products and try not to hide what I do not stock yet.  I appreciate the opportunity to provide catalog items when you can wait a few extra days as this makes a huge difference in my ability to grow and expand my selection.


Every now and then, I do run out of an item.  Backorders are accepted on many stock items and orders can still be placed for those items through the web store.


Don't see what you need?  I have a growing list of suppliers so be sure to ask about any product you need that is not listed on my site.  

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New Product Announcements


Be sure to take advantage of my no-obligation Pre-Order Special featuring $1 domestic shipping.  No deposit is required and payment is not due until the units are in stock.


Some great new products have been announced this month.  Just have a look at this list!



Kato KOBO Customs has announced a couple of cool new N Scale models.


N Kato Kobo Custom MP40PH GO Transit (New Paint) #607


N Kato Kobo Custom MP40PH GO Transit (Current Paint) #608


The newest available custom painted and detailed model from Kato USA will be the N scale MP36PH locomotive, modified and repainted into the colors of GO Transit's MP40 locomotives! Two different paint versions will be available - GO Transit's current scheme and their new, two-tone green one (currently painted onto one locomotive, #607).

These locomotives will be offered as part of the Kato USA Kobo Custom Paint line, hand-painted and decorated by a master modeler in Japan. While they will not be a "limited" run, all orders will be processed in a made-to-order fashion and will available on a first come, first served basis until the base models run out. These items are also custom-painted ONLY - they are not fitted with DCC. DCC is available for an additional cost upon request, please call us for details. Due to the hand-made nature of this item, some minor blemishes and differences may be present from model to model - Kato USA cannot take returns on items unless they possess major paint or mechanical issues.

These locomotives will be custom painted and have some detail modifications in order to make them as close to the prototype as possible, but be aware that since they were originally MP36PH's they will not be a 100% accurate match to the MP40PH prototype.

Prototype Information:
The Motive Power International MP36PH is used by a number of cities across the country for commuter service, their often distinctive and colorful paint schemes serving to make these locomotives the "figureheads" for local commuter service.

Model Features: 

  • Equipped with body mounted KATO magnetic knuckle couplers.
  • Locomotives feature directional Golden White LED headlights.
  • The MP36PH locomotive uses a sophisticated lightpiping and LED system to give it directional headlight and taillight functions across all six of its nose lights, as well as illuminated pre-printed numberboards for push/pull operation.
  • Locomotive's heavy duty five-pole motor and mechanism designed to pull a 10 car bi-level consist up a 4% grade without the need for a traction tire.
  • Low flange wheels. 

This is a limited production custom model so be sure to Pre-Order your units today.


SBS4DCC Products...

Finally! A small speaker that will rock your world.  


Four Sizes
Eight Baffles
Thirty Two Sweet Speaker Options



SBS4DCC Varnish Lighting 


Bring your crack passenger trains to life with the brilliance and intensity of flicker-free LED lighting at an affordable price. 



Constant Non-Directional Design


Expandable Anti-Flicker Circuit


DCC-Friendly Design 


Adjustable Brightness


Z, N and HO Scale Models Available





DCC Tools...
The ESU LokTester is a stand-alone DCC Decoder Test Station compatible with any brand of decoder or command station.

Screw Terminal
Next18 NEM661
6-Pin NEM651
8-Pin NEM652
PluX NEM658
21MTC NEM660


6 Function LEDs
5-pole Motor
20mm Speaker

The MRT Accutrak Speedometer is a free standing, battery operated scale speedometer HO and N scales.


Its design is based upon infrared beams which create a "trap" zone through which the train travels.

Accutrak Features:

Ideal for DCC speed matching DCC


Operates on 2 AAA batteries


Scale Selectable  - N or HO



And don't forget I carry a fantastic selection of DCC products from all of the best manufacturers including CT ElektroniksDigitraxElectronic Solutions Ulm (ESU)Lenz,MRCNCEQSI SolutionsRoco Z21SoundtraxxTCS and Zimo.


Visit SBS4DCC today!