Automatic Train Control with PC

Railroad and Co. for HO and N scale models

Report for JAM2005 Tokyo (Railroad and Co. lecture)

My demonstration layout of N of HO scales is here !



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NMRA-DCC system: shortage problem

2005/1/8 --- Digitrax power manager PM42 may be required ??? Be careful of the multi train operation !!! ---


This private page is not related to Freiwald company. The next pages are based on Ver.5.0 released on Feb/2004. Depending on the version up, these explanations may become incorrect due to my delayed updating.


Railroad and Co. V5.5 (for N and HO scales)

These pages describe only essential things for Ver.5. Please see also the pages for Ver.4.7 linked below.

2005/5/7 --- The next pages have been revised for Ver.5.5. However, Block Diagram Calculator introduced newly in Ver.5.5 is not yet explained (you would not necessarily need it).

2005/4/21 --- Chapter 6: Setup of Fleischmann 9152C turntables-----

2004/12/9 --- Chapter 5: Advanced Setup of route indicators --- for double corssing and double slip turnouts.

2005/5/7 --- Chapter 4: Basic Setup of turntables --- Marklin 7687 digital and analog 7128 turntables

2004/5/7 --- Chapter 3: Advanced Setup --- for reverse loop and hidden yard (auto-detection of free track). .

2004/5/7 --- Chapter 2 : Basic Setup (part II) --- Turnout track setup. -- Download files were updated !!!

2005/5/7 --- Chapter 1 : Basic Setup (part I) --- Let's try auto train control.

2005/5/7 --- Chapter 0 : Introduction of RRandCo --- Terminology of this software..

2004/3/3 --- New Features of Ver.5 (Comparisons with Ver.4.7)--- For expert users.



Semi-automatic control by OakTreeSystem HH-1

2004/11/** --- Handheld controller HH-1 ----

applicable for various hardware systems; Marklin, Digitrax, OakTreeSystem,,,, . For example, signal system is full-auto and a train is manual control.


Oak Tree Systems for non-DCC models (Railroad and Co. V4.7)

2003/9/16 --- a movie of onboard video camera 1 ----- 7MB mpg file

This camera is made by RF Systems (Japan). Including 1.2MHz transmitter and receiver, the total set is 800USD. For the detail, see the japanese page.

2003/8/24 --- Oak Tree System : a movie of automatic control layout part IV----- 5MB mpg file

2003/8/24 --- Oak Tree System : a movie of automatic control layout part III----- 4MB mpg file

2003/8/22 --- Oak Tree System : a movie of automatic control layout part II----- 3MB mpg file

2003/8/22 --- Oak Tree System : a movie of automatic control layout part I----- 6MB mpg file

2003/8/19 --- Chapter 12 ---- The layout photos only are available. Under construction.

2003/8/19 --- Chapter 11 ---- Installations of BD-8 for the precise control of stop position and RL-8 for Kato N Unitrack signal

2003/6/29 --- Chapter 10 ---- Download RR & Co. setting files for some layouts ---- Under construction.

2003/6/15 --- Chapter 9 ---- Download RR & Co. setting files for some layouts applicable for Marklin HO.

2003/6/16 --- Chapter 8 ---- Download RR & Co. setting file and how to set the file and layout.

2003/6/7 --- Chapter 7 ----- Setup of reversing loop, how to use sub-lines.

2003/6/7 --- Chapter 5 ----- Setup of turnout tracks

2003/6/6 --- Chapter 4 ----- Setup of Virtual contact indicator and Speed profile,

2003/6/6 --- Chapter 3 ------ Initial setup of RR & Co V4.7,

2003/6/** --- Chapter 2 ------ Test floppy disk

2003/6/6 --- Chapter 1, Oak Tree Systems, Computerized Block Control (CBC) ------ with Railroad Control Intreface (RCI) and RR & Co. V4.7 for non-DCC railroad models, such as N and Z scales.


Marklin HO (Railroad and Co.V4.7)

2003/5/22 --- Chapter 8 . --- Download of setting files for easy challenge to RR & Co. V4.7 --- Automatic shunting is also OK !!!

2003/4/22 --- Chapter 7 . --- Three aspect singal operation with Flagman Indicator (Partially English)

2003/4/19 --- Chapter 6 . --- Automatic Operations of Telex uncoupler, Krois UV2 ,,,,,, (Partially English)

2003/4/16 --- Chapter 5 . --- Virtual Contact and Speed Profile, Timetable and Clock (Partially English)

2003/4/12 --- Chapter 4 ---- How to Push Buttom, Schedule Selections, Macro settings (Partially English).

2003/4/12 --- Chapter 3 ---- Full-auto control. Two trains automatically start and stop.

2003/4/12 --- Chapter 2 ---- Semi-auto control. Two trains simultaneously run.

2003/4/12 --- Chapter 1 ---- Semi-auto control. A train runs on a single track.

2003/4/12 --- Chapter 0 ---- Basic theory. You may read after Chapter 1 and 2.




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