Wiring the DCC supply via the current sensors.
It was now clear that a new layout was required and that it should have the following characteristics:-A1 sized foamboard on an aluminium frameautomated N-Gauge layoutblock detection using DCC current sensors3.7g servos to move the pointsdemonstration layout to promote discussion about electronic control.The previous layout did not have a name…
Getting to grips with oblocks and warrants in JMRI
Problems with the layout at the Carshalton Beeches Fun Day.
A class 08 makes its first appearance as testing of the trackwork continues.
Some track planning and finding out that some flexible tracks are less flexible than others
Some serious woodwork to extend the baseboards and the sparkies deal with power surges.
The mimic panel is now under test and catch rails are being put in place along the dockside.
Malcolm worked on the track and Allan worked on the mimic panel.
The short circuit was fixed, the boards to drive the servos were installed and tested and the sparkies were just about to leave ...