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by Tricky Dicky
Tue Jul 19, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Lenz Railcom
Replies: 9
Views: 1913

Re: Lenz Railcom

There is an alternative if you want to stick with Lenz, namely GamesonTrack's GT-Position and GT-Command. I refer you to an earlier post of mine; Edit postReport this postReply with quoteAnyone using GT-Position & GT-Command? by Tricky Dicky on Wed May 25, 2011 8:18 pm I am interested in hearing...
by Tricky Dicky
Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Lenz Railcom
Replies: 9
Views: 1913

Re: Lenz Railcom

I researched this topic for exactly the same reason. I am afraid the devices mentioned will not be available before 2012. I enclose a copy of an e-mail Form Peter Rapp of Lenz. from toady's view a launch of the RailCom devices will be begin 2012 earliest. We are aware that we are far behind our orig...
by Tricky Dicky
Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:08 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Computer Control of DCC system
Replies: 7
Views: 1123

Re: Computer Control of DCC system

Does anyone know if there is any software that is compatible with RailCom feedback as developed by Lenz. I have researched several of the control software already mentioned, plus others, but none make any reference to RailCom compatibility. Is this open source system just too new for other control/s...
by Tricky Dicky
Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Smd strip leds, resistor question
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Smd strip leds, resistor question

Are you sure your strip of SMD Leds does not already already have current limiting resistors included every strip I have ever used has already got resistors on. The give away is that the strips are rated for 12V Leds work at much lower voltages normally at 2 -3V. The 12v Leds you can buy are stil no...
by Tricky Dicky
Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Making / Printing pcb's
Replies: 11
Views: 1062

Re: Making / Printing pcb's

I am assuming this is a one off for any sort of repeat production you would have to go down the photo-etch method and that would involve investing in a light box, and before you ask a sun bed will not do. There is an alternative method if you have a Laser printer which basically involves transferrin...

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