Hope everyone is well. It has been a long time since I updated the site but added 2 new products to the component page. Also will be adding more samples and documents to the site. eventually I will add some of my model railroad related items as well. Stay tuned.
Arduino a year later
Just added a new presentation to the NMRA section that talks about some new items and what is happening in the Arduino world. It talks about sound modules, new Arduino designs and specialty LED. Check it out in the NMRA section. Presented 10/21/2019 – Gateway Division
NMRA Session “Arduino 104”
Once again we will have a session on Arduino programming. This session will recap what we have learned so far and also deal with Stepper Motors, LCD Screen and RGB LED. The presentation for this session is in the “NMRA Seminars” section and feel free to download it so you can make notes. The presentation…
Model Railroad – An Overview
A Historical Time line of Model Trains Less than a half a century after the invention of the first steam-powered locomotive, model train sets were well on their way to becoming one of the world’s most popular hobbies. Model railroad trains started as a toy that only wealthy families could enjoy, but rapidly evolved to…
NixTrains Decoder Buddy
Just added this new product to the store. The Decoder Buddy is designed and manufactured by NixTrains and provides a modern way to connect 21pin decoders to our engines. It replaces the current light board and allows access to all function. It also has a handy connector for the lights so that the shell and…
Finally an update to the site. For those that attended the Arduino class on 8/24/2019 the presentation is now online. I will add the code that we used for the Arduino to Arduino communication Tutorial as soon as possible. Check back soon. I also started adding more parts to the shop and will be adding…
We are proud to be able to offer our clients products from Digikeijs. Digikeijs is an innovative DCC and lighting product manufacture that supports multiple products. They offer command stations and stationary decoders which support most DCC protocols including LocNet, R-Bus, WiFi, LAN an S88N. Their lighting products also support DCC and can be trimmed…
Today we had our first Arduino Clinic presented to the Illinois Valley Division of the NMRA. Attendance was excellent and after a few minor hickups thing started moving along. Since we ran out of time the group decided to complete the clinic in June 2019 . The presentation and handout are in the NMRA Seminar…
New Products added
Today we added some more items to our Shop for those interested in Arduino’s and their related components. Over the next couple of weeks we will continue to add more products.
Our Shop is open
We have added an online shop to help facilitate orders. Please use the menu link above to access the shop. As we get more products ready we will add them to the store.