Test Track Update

Work on the test track has been progressing with all the track now laid on 5mm foamboard to deaden some of the sound but more importantly to allow me to have all the wiring above boards and create some capacity to route the layout wiring and point motor linkages under the track. Nearly all theContinue reading “Test Track Update”

Test Track Planning

With the move into the flat now completed the train automation testing can commence. I’ve taken advantage of some Black Friday deals to acquire the Digikeijs DR5000 which will be the main control part of the layout and once I have worked out all the connections to iTrain, the D44088 Sensors and the track andContinue reading “Test Track Planning”

Automation Software – Longlist

Based on the requirements in my last post I have started to look at automation software. I’ll start with the long list of products and an initial assessment before shortlisting these down for a more detailed look.   Most seem to offer trial versions so once i have a test layout I can use this toContinue reading “Automation Software – Longlist”