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Hi All, we operate a 7.5 gauge RR with a SD45 Loco, currently there is a Dallee sound card and amp installed, sounds good, how ever we are using a set of automotive horns because the whistle sounds are very inadequate for our operation, we would like a sound card that we could connect to an amp and possibly a horn type speaker to get a more authentic whistle sound.
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Well, technically, there was the Hancock Whistle that the New Haven had on their FL9s. I have one of the Rapido NH FL9s (HO) and it sounds like a whistle.
 

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The SD45's normally had a "complicated" horn, several "chimes", which are independent horns all blown at the same time.
What road name is your loco?
For example, the Southern railway has TWO sets of 3 chime (3 separate frequencies) horns, one set at each end:


Whistle: (normally powered by steam)

horn: (normally powered by compressed air)
 

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Hi All, we operate a 7.5 gauge RR with a SD45 Loco, currently there is a Dallee sound card and amp installed, sounds good, how ever we are using a set of automotive horns because the whistle sounds are very inadequate for our operation, we would like a sound card that we could connect to an amp and possibly a horn type speaker to get a more authentic whistle sound.
Any thoughts?
Thanks
ALL LIVES MATTER!
Geo 馃嚭馃嚫
We sell a lot of sound cards to the ride on folks. See sound samples for Heavy Diesel
 

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I use a 3/4 scale pvc Nathan P3 that is powered by air on my 2.5" scale transfer switcher. It takes a large volume of air but the Nathan P3's are the horns comonly found on SD 45's. If you are going with a amp and speaker remember, you need a 12 volt system to power that amp, depending on size of the amp. ( i like 100 watts for 7.5" ga) that way you can turn up or down the volume to your liking.
 

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Hi All, we operate a 7.5 gauge RR with a SD45 Loco, currently there is a Dallee sound card and amp installed, sounds good, how ever we are using a set of automotive horns because the whistle sounds are very inadequate for our operation, we would like a sound card that we could connect to an amp and possibly a horn type speaker to get a more authentic whistle sound.
Any thoughts?
Thanks
ALL LIVES MATTER!
Geo 馃嚭馃嚫
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Out of business. Given the investment on a 7.5 gauge loco, why buy something used that cannot be repaired?

Something current, that can be customized or re-downloaded to suit.

Greg

p.s. nice to hear you are alive and well!
 
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