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A super smooth Joystick and Throttle part 1: final result and components needed

No model trains this time … this article is part 1 of  3 on building your own ‘super smooth’ joystick and throttle that can be used with flight simulators or racing games. The final result and the components needed. The woodwork, a Fusion 360 model and drawings with dimensions. The wiring and the software, with … Continue reading

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Traincontroller 53 – Speed profiling an engine using an external device.

This is part 3 of 3 on a € 6,- DIY model train speed measurement device. Part 1: The hardware Part 2: The Arduino software Part 3: Speed profiling an engine in Traincontroller 9 with an external device Traincontroller 9 has a semi-automated speed profiling option for use with a ‘third party device’. Well … … Continue reading

A € 6,- model train speed measurement device. Part 2: the Arduino software.

This is part 2 of 3 on a € 6,- DIY model train speed measurement device. Part 1: The hardware Part 2: The Arduino software Part 3: Speed profiling an engine in Traincontroller 9 with an external device If you don’t have the Arduino IDE (Integrated Development Environment) installed on your PC yet, go to … Continue reading

A € 6,- model train speed measurement device. Part 1: the hardware.

The Traincontroller 9 User Manual, on page 128, says : “Traincontroller Gold provides the possibility to perform all speed measurements with third party measurement facilities …”. Also with Koploper and iTrain this is possible … the speed table can be manually edited. Of course I wanted to try this out. The only thing is … … Continue reading

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