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Introducing The BigSoundTMP5...

We've always believed that the classic BigSoundTM was the best sound board available anywhere. However, technology has advanced since BigSoundTM was first introduced in 1995, so we started with a fresh piece of paper and created the BigSoundTM 2K2, a sound board directly supporting DCC and programmable/upgradable by the customer using the ubiquitous PC. However, technology never ceases to advance and our customer demands are endless. In the past few years technology has changed even more, enabling us to respond again to customer demands and desires. In light of the growing DCC market and innovative new and updated control systems, we felt it was time to create the newest member of the Phoenix family...the BigSoundTM P5

BigSound P5 board

BigSoundTM P5 Features:

16-bit Sound Reproduction
A 16-bit microprocessor is used to produce museum-quality sound Cannot be matched by an 8-bit solution
DCC Sound Decoder Built-In
It isn't necessary to purchase a separate DCC decoder to trigger sounds like the whistle and bell on the P5 - this system works with all DCC systems that adhere to the NMRA spec (and even some that don't!). In fact The BigSoundTM P5 was designed with the DCC user in mind.
up to 6 Watts Power
New amplifier strategy allows us to generate up to 6 Watts of power - depending upon the total input voltage supplied and the setting of the wattage limiter (which can adjusted with the computer interface). The default setting matches output of the P5 to that of the 2K2.
Advanced Protection Circuit
The actual output power is monitored by the processor to prevent speaker overload and to protect the sound board from shorted speaker leads.
Board Size
The board is 2.00 " x 0.875" x 0.4375" -- smaller than the BigSoundTM 2K2 board.
All the effects of the 2K2...
The P5 system includes all the additional sound effect that were incorporated into the 2K2 such as coal loading and shoveling, water filling and many others
Extensive Sound Library
Over 60 sounds and growing.
Simple remote programming
No buttons to push or wires to configure. The P5 is 100% configurable from any personal computer using our simple computer interface.
Non-DCC remote control compatible
We realize that not every one uses DCC. So we have devised an add-on trigger board to enable non-DCC remote control systems, such as Locolinc, RCS and Train Engineer (along with many others) to use the P5 board. The P5T Auxiliary Input Board adds 6 analog triggers and two motor voltage inputs to the P5 system.

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