WOWSteam Guided Programmer

Which version of the WOWSound decoder do you have? (Read CV 7 to find the firmware version)

Select the feature you want to program. Select the settings you wish to apply, and then program CV's 201, 202, 203, and 204 IN ORDER

Description: Set how long the decoder should wait without a command before turning its sound off (256 = approx. 3 minutes): NOTE: This feature must be enabled in the 'User Options and Cam Enabling" menu for it to apply.
Default Value: 256 Range of Values: 0-65535
Select the timer value by moving the slider below or entering the desired value in the text box:
Description: Adjust the temperature at which the decoder will shutoff the sounds to protect itself.
Default Value: 800 Range of Values: 65535
Use the slider or the text box to select the new Global volume
Description: Configure the abilities of your locomotive
Default Value: 56 Range of Values: 0-65535
Check the boxes of the options you want activated
Enable Cam Mute On Startup Allow Articulated Chuff to Desynchronize (slip) Enable "Rotate Whistle" Audio Feedback Enable "Light Mode/Sound Mode" Audio Feedback Enable Audio Auto Shutoff Timer
Description: Adjust the volume of a particular sound
Default Value: Various Range of Values: 0-5
Select a sound and then select the volume you would like to set it to:

1. Sound Set (Found in CV 248):

2. Sound Type:

3. Sound:

4: Use the slider or the text box to select the new sound volume
Description: Adjust the volume of a particular sound type
Default Value: Various Range of Values: 0-5
Select a sound type and then select the volume you would like to set it to:

1. Sound Type:

2: Use the slider or the text box to select the new sound type volume
Description: Adjust the global volume. Note: this will effect the volume of all sounds
Default Value: 5 Range of Values: 0-5
Use the slider or the text box to select the new Global volume
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Default Value: NA Range of Values: NA
No input required
Description: Select the Whistle Set you want active

Note: These sounds can be selected easily through Audio Assist™
Default Value: 0 Range of Values: 0 - # of whistle sets
Select the whistle you would like to be used for the long, short, pre-recorded quill, and the automatic directional whistles

1. Sound Set (Found in CV 248):

2. Whistle Set:
Description: Configure the chuffs to your type of locomotive

Note: These sounds can be selected easily through Audio Assist™
Default Value: 1 Range of Values: 0-65535
Select the type of steam locomotive you wish to model and enable articulation (if applicable)
Heavy Steam Medium Steam Light Steam Articulated
Description: Select what sounds the function buttons play
Default Value: Various Range of Values: 0-65535
First select the function button you want. Next select your sound set version, the type of sound you want, and finally select the specific sound you want:
F0
F1
F2
F3
F4
F5
F6
F7
F8
F9
F10
F11
F12
F13
F14
F15
F16
F17
F18
F19
F20
F21
F22
F23
F24
F25
F26
F27
F28
Random 1
Random 2
Random 3
Random 4
2. Sound Set (Found in CV 248):

3. Sound Type:

4. Sound:
Description: Select what buttons play sounds and activate lights simultaneously
Default Value: 515 Range of Values: 0-65535
Check the box of the functions you want to be "Dual enabled" Note: F13-F28 are reservered for sounds only
F0F F0R F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F6 F7 F8 F9 F10 F11 F12 F13 F14  
Description: This CV determines what CV16 does to the chuff timing
Default Value: 0 Range of Values: 0-65535
Select whether you would like to increase or decrease the chuff timing (or do nothing):
Nothing Increase Chuff Speed Decrease Chuff Speed
Description: This CV adjusts the speed of the chuffs. Value above 100 will increase the cuff rate, and values below 100 will decrease the chuff rate.

Note: We highly recommend using Audio Assist™ to adjust chuff timing instead of using these adjustments. Audio Assist™ is much easier!
Default Value: 100 Range of Values: 0-200
Select what percentage you would like to change the chuff timing by:
Description: This controls how fast the cylinders slip in and out of sync when the decoder is in articulated chuff mode (if enabled in the user options)
Default Value: 240 Range of Values: 0-255
Use the slider or the text box to enter the slip rate. The higher the value the faster the slip rate
Description: Adjust the chuff rate at a particular speed step

Note: We highly recommend using Audio Assist™ to adjust chuff timing instead of using these adjustments. Audio Assist™ is much easier!
Default Value: Various Range of Values: 0-65535
Select a speed step and then choose its chuff timing:
    Default Value:
Use the slider or text box to enter a new chuff timing value:
Description: This CV controls multiple WOWSound Timers. It effects all Random Sounds, Cylinder Cocks auto turn on time, Auto Audio shut-off from inactivity timer and the articulated chuff slip rate. The higher the number the longer the timer/more time it takes for each timer feature.
Default Value: 768 Range of Values: 0-65535
Use the slider or the text box to select a new WOWSound timer pre-scaler. The higher the number the slower the timer is.
Description: This controls how often a random sound is played. By default the random sounds are: Random sound 1 = Air Compressor Random Sound 2 = Shoveling Sound Random Sound 3 = Injector Random Sound 4 = Safety
Default Value: 20 Range of Values: 0-255
Use the slider or the text box to choose a new random sound frequency. The higher the number the higher the frequency that it will be played.
Description: This controls at what speed step the random sounds will cut out
Default Value: 20 Range of Values: 0-126
Use the slider or the text box to select the speed step at which the Random Sounds cut out. Note: if operating in 28 speed step mode multiply the speed step you want by 4.5 to find its 128 speed step equivalent
Description: This controls the chuff volume sensitivity to loads. A value of zero will give louder chuff volumes and extreme sensitivity to loads. A value of 8 will give minimal chuff volume with no changes from loads.
Default Value: 1 Range of Values: 0-8
Use the slider or the text box to select the chuff volume's sensitivity while under a load.
Description: This controls what speed step the Proto-Chuff feature is enabled. The Proto-Chuff feature plays dynamic chuff sounds for added realism.
Default Value: 10 Range of Values: 0-126
Use the slider or the text box to select what speed step Proto-Chuff gets enabled at:
Description: WOWSound decoders feature many user controllable automatic sounds. Select which ones you want active to customize your locomotive.
Default Value: 3974 Range of Values: 0-65535
Check the box of the Automatic sounds you want enabled:
Rod Clank Idling Sounds Forward Whistle Reverse Whistle Stop Whistle Direction Change Sound Random Sound 1 Random Sound 2 Random Sound 3 Random Sound 4
Description: The Cylinder Cocks cut-out controls which speed step the cylinder cocks automatically turn off at
Default Value: 16 Range of Values: 0-126
Use the slider or the text box to select what speed the Cylinder Cocks automatically shut off at:
Description: This CV controls how long the locomotive must sit idly before it automatically turns the Cylinder Cocks on at the next manuever.
Default Value: 256 Range of Values: 0-65535
Use the slider or the text box to select how long your locomotive must be stopped before the Cylinder Cocks will automatically turn-on at the next manuever. The higher the number the longer it will take. (a value of 256 is about 3 minutes)
Description: This controls what speed step the brake grinding noise starts playing while the loco is decelerating with the brake on
Default Value: 15 Range of Values: 0-126
Use the slider or the text box to select the speed step the brake grinding noise starts playing while braking:
CV 201  
CV 202  
CV 203  
CV 204  
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