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.

Another Piece of the Puzzle

OK, so another piece of the control puzzle may be falling into place. I purchased two small 5v relays off eBay. These should allow me to use the [..]

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Let There Be Wireless

And now my little Raspberry Pi has wi-fi. This is the next step in moving towards a self contained JMRI unit. I chose the Edimax EW-7811Un USB wireless [..]

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Minor Upgrade to the Pi

My Raspberry PI is now safe and sound in its new case. And it has a new 16 gig class 10 SD card! Oh, and heat sinks on [..]

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JMRI Up On Pi

Well, thanks to the help of some instructions and code I found on line cleverly named “JMR-PI“, I now have JMRI up and running on my Raspberry Pi. [..]

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More on Raspberry Pi, Arduino and DCC

So after following a few pointers, I came across the Michael Blank’s SimpleDCC site. The cool thing about this is that he is using an Arduino as a [..]

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