Category Archives: DCC and Computer Control

DCC and JMRI are just two ways to digitize model trains. All of that automation and computer control stuff goes here.

Bluetooth Model Train Control

OK train people, I haven’t written much about model trains recently, but this Kickstarter project is very interesting. Basically, this small board which would be added into the [..]

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An Example of DCC, Raspberry PI and NTrak

I was browsing the web looking for examples of NTrak modules, the standard for small N scale modular model railroads, when I came across the website of the Piedmont [..]

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Z Scale Brought to Life with Arduino

MAKE Magazine, a mainstay of the maker and hacker communities, has posted an article on their blog site by Jeff Faust on how he built a small Z [..]

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I Sensor a Disturbance

Well, Terry Terrance has done it again. After watching a video he posted recently and reading his description of the circuits he used to create a Back ‘n [..]

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TI LaunchPad, Relays and Rail In Action

More fun with the Texas Instrument’s Launchpad! But sorry, but not mine. This belongs to Model Rail Radio contributor and great RR guy Terry Terrance. Terry has been [..]

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