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Learning JMRI

Since all of my electronics were performing correctly it was now time to determine how to automate the processes.  I have selected JMRI which is a Java based open system that connects to model railroads.   477 more words

Model Train

Test the Electronics

I finally got the first phase of the track, signals, and turnouts wired up. I was able to test out each of the boards. I had trouble with the BDL186 showing the occupied blocks. 272 more words

Model Train

Track planning (with Templot), DCC and baseboards

I’ve been trying to get my head around using the various software available for planning and controlling layouts, namely Templot and JMRI.

I’ve mostly figured out Templot now I think. 495 more words

Model Railways

Engine Driver as a Wireless Throttle

After operating at a number of wonderful layouts in southeast Wisconsin, I quickly decided wireless throttles for my layout was a necessity. I like the freedom of movement, not having to constantly find a port to plug into as I move around the layout, and not having to wire a dedicated cab bus line. 524 more words

DCC

DCC Control Using a Raspberry Pi, JMRI, and a Sprog 3

This article will describe how to set up a Raspberry Pi to run JMRI and communicate with a Sprog 3 for full DCC control of any sized layout. 2,266 more words

DCC