This installation is for a HO-Scale Atlas RS-1 using a TCS WOW121-Diesel Decoder, AK-MB1 Motherboard with built in Keep Alive™
and UNIV-SH4-C WOWSpeaker kit by TCS.
|These items are available in the WDK-ATL-2 which was used for this installation.|
|AK-MB1 Motherboard with Keep Alive™||WOW121-Diesel Decoder||UNIV-SH4-C Speaker Kit|
|Click here for more information on the WDK-ATL-2 and the rest of the WOWDiesel Kits line.|
HO-Scale Atlas RS-1 prior to installation.
To start off this install, we must first remove the front and rear couplers and their housings. With the couplers removed apply a gentle squeeze to the shell
and lift the shell off of the frame. Take care to release the handrails as you lift off the shell so they don't break.
With the shell off, we can now remove the factory light board. First remove any wires from the board.
Once the wires are loose, the factory light board can easily be removed from the motor mount.
Now with the factory light board removed, we can now attach the AK-MB1.
With the AK-MB1 in place, solder the motor and track pickup wires according to the included wiring diagram.
In this installation, the forward light tube needs to be trimmed to allow space to install the speaker housing.
Using the light tube mitre box, this becomes an easy task. Simply insert the tube as shown in the box.
Using the provided saw, Carefully cut through the tube.
The result is a perfectly cut to length light tube, ready to install.
With the cut light tube placed back into the shell, using a dab of hot glue, mount the speaker assembly right behind the front tube in the top of the shell.
NOTE: You must be very careful to avoid getting glue on the speaker cone. Glue on the speaker will ultimately cause it to produce no sound and fail.
Now you can reassemble the shell and couplers and your Atlas RS-1 is ready to roll!
Click here for important information on properly Stripping and Tinning wire