1. This AutoControls.org automatic controls video is a COMPILATION, showing 18 demos, approximately 30 seconds long -- that have been "extracted" from 18 different AutoControls.org videos, that were made between 1989 up through 2017.

    The first 9 clips are DC track power, and the last 9 clips are DCC track power.
    Of the 9 DCC clips, 1 uses DCC-BitSwitch, and the other 8 use the NCE Mini-Panel to control the trains.

    This video was created for display during the August 2017 National Association of S Gaugers Convention in Timonium MD, so it uses S gauge demos when available -- and uses Largescale (#1 ga.) and HO demos when there is no S gauge demo available. Please note that the AutoControls.org ‘Videos’ page contains many additional demos not shown in this compilation video.

    Of the 18 demonstrations, 11 demos use S gauge, 8 demos use Largescale, and 3 demos uses HO gauge. (3 of the demos use multiple gauges.)

    A. ~~~~~~ CONTENTS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * Intro
    ................ Section A: DC, NO TURNOUTS

    Pt. 1 V666, "Push-Pull" Back & Forth Shuttle (S & #1 ga.): 1:29 min
    Pt. 2, V9202-m6, Simulate Auto. Block - Using Knife Switch (#1 ga.): 1:45 min
    Pt. 3 V658, Single Track Automatic Block (2 Trains, S ga): 2:10 min
    Pt. 4 V664, Railroad Concepts Stationmaster (2-Trains, S ga): 2:47 min

    ................ Section B: DC, WITH TURNOUTS

    Pt. 5 V665, 2-Track Automatic Yard, Automotive Relays (2 Trains, S ga): 3:33 min
    Pt. 6 V660, 2-Track Automatic Yard, RR Concepts SIM (3 Trains, S ga): 4:14 min
    Pt. 7 V9606, 4-Track Automatic Yard (5 Trains, #1 ga.): 4:53 min
    Pt. 8 V8907, 6 Trains on 1 Mainline (2 Blocks, 1 Auto. Siding, #1 ga.): 5:34 min
    Pt. 9 V632, Automatic Route Selection (2-Routes, 4 Trains, #1 ga.): 6:18 min

    ................ Section C: DCC, NO TURNOUTS

    Pt. 10 V810, Push-Pull Reversing Shuttle (on 36" sq. board, S & #1 ga): 6:58 min
    Pt. 11 V809, DCC BitSwitch, 2 Trains on 1 Mainline (S ga): 7:39 min
    Pt. 12 V817, 2-Trains on Small Pikemaster Loop (S, HO, & #1 ga): 8:21 min
    Pt. 13 V815, 2-Trains on 1 Loop (using Single Reed Switch, HO ga.): 9:40 min

    ................ Section D: DCC, WITH TURNOUTS

    Pt. 14 V805, Push-Pull Shuttle w/Spur (S ga): 11:21 min
    Pt. 15 V806, Push-Pull Shuttle w/Alt. Routes (S ga): 12:06 min
    Pt. 16 V813, 2-Track Automatic Yard (2 Trains, S ga.): 12:49 min
    Pt. 17 V812, 3-Track Automatic Yard (3 Trains, #1 ga.): 13:31 min
    Pt. 18 V814-Pt3, 2-Track Automatic Yard (3 Trains, HO ga.): 14:14 min
    End: 15:00 min

    B. ~~~~~~ RELATED LINKS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * AutoControls.org "Video Index Page”: track2.com/ingram/pic+vid/pic+vid.shtml

    Note the COMPLETE videos for the clips in this compilation, can be found on the above ‘VIDEOS’ page.

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    MUSIC CREDITS:
    - Investigation (Intro, iMovie jingle)
    Following are from the Youtube music library:
    * SilentPartner-GettingThere.mp3
    * SilentPartner-PickupTruck.mp3
    * SilentPartner-CountryBlues.mp3
    * SilentPartner-InTheGarden.mp3
    * SilentPartner-BottomlessCup.mp3
    * TopherMohr-BeholdTheSun

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    This iMovie video was assembled by JamesRobertIngram.com (aka AutoControls.org, aka Track2.com), description updated 9/5/2017.

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  2. This Video #840 shows 9 simple programming examples for 3-rail, O-gauge, AUTOMATIC train control -- using a DCC Programmable Model Train Controller -- made right here in the USA, in Rochester NY.

    0:00 Intro

    ~~ PASSING SIDING: ~~

    2:32 v833-3/3: Chuggington Central
    4:12 v812: 3-Track LGB Passing Siding

    ~~ LOOP: ~~

    6:17 v825: Fwd-Rev w/Pushbuttons
    7:56 v826: 2 MTH Diesels on 1 Loop
    9:22 v827: 3 Kato Diesels on 1 Loop

    ~~ PUSH-PULL SHUTTLE: ~~

    11:31 v823: Shuttle - Control by Fwd-Rev Pushbuttons
    13:02 824B Portable Shuttle - 2 MTH Diesels
    14:40 v829: Push-Pull Shuttle - 3 Locos

    ~~~~ 17:19 v831: 6 STREETCARS

    ~~ PROGRAMMING EXAMPLE: ~~

    18:57 PowerCab & O Gauge
    22:36 Hooking Up the Controller
    26:11 Review Commands Used
    29:11 Enter Commands & Demo
    33:46 Run Train Using Controller
    36:21 Wait & Skip Commands
    39:15 About MTH Proto 3 & DCC
    41:18 The END

    * Links to the 9 FULL-length videos shown in the excerpts: TrainProgramming.com

    * Playlists for ALL 50 automatic control videos: AutoControls.org

    * Documentation (list of commands and wiring diagrams) for the layouts shown in these videos: AutoControls.wordpress.com

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    In this video, we'll show you EXCERPTS (small pieces) of about TEN different videos.

    We'll show 3-rail O gauge demonstrations if we have them. A few will be other scales, but would work the same in O gauge.

    You can refer to those videos for complete demonstrations and explanations.

    GRANDKIDS:

    Please consider if this is something you might want to get your grandkids involved with -- as it combines both very SIMPLE programming and O gauge model trains -- which we think they might find interesting.

    ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS:

    Demonstrating a simple program might also be entertaining for elementary school kids.
    Having the kids enter the program themselves, would combine both programming and trains.
    They could be even given homework assignments, to repeat this programming experiment on their train at home.

    Hashtags: #AutomaticModelTrainControl #AutomaticTrainControl_DCC #AutomaticTrainControl_Ogauge

    * This iMovie10 video was uploaded by JamesIngram.net . (Description & video modified 1/23/2022)

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  3. This video demonstrates "Automatic Route Selection" on a G-Scale display layout.

    * LGB magnets on the bottom of the locos activate track contacts, which in turn operate track switches and relays, to send trains on two different routes.

    * Note this video is TRUNCATED at 10 minutes due to YouTube's 10 minute length restriction. To view all 16 minutes of this same video on Vimeo, please visit __________ (tbd) .

    ~~~~~~ B. RELATED LINKS: ~~~~~~

    * Please visit the AutoControls "VIDEO INDEX PAGE" at AutoControls.org , for a list of LINKS to ALL automatic controls videos (approximately 12), arranged in suggested viewing order.

    ~~~~~~
    This iMovie6 video was uploaded by JamesRobertIngram.com .

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  4. This video is a higher-quality version of earlier 2006 video #644.

    A. CONTENTS - BRIEF FORMAT:
    Pt. A: Speeded-up Clips: 1:04 min
    Pt. B: Control Unit & Signal Lights: 4:58 min
    Pt. C: Slowdown Block & Rear Turnouts: 19:34
    Pt. D: Additional Views of Layout: 31:05 min
    End: 34:31 min

    B. ~~~~~~ CONTENTS - ALL PARTS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    Pt. A: Speeded-up Clips
    . A1 Speeded-up, showing sequencing across 4 tracks: 1:08 min
    . A2 Speeded-up, Tracks 1 & 2 Shut Down: 2:01 min
    . A3 Speeded-up, Signal lights: 2:24 min
    . A4 Speeded-up, Viewed From Rear: 3:15 min
    . A5 Speeded-up, Operation on a "mega display" 3:43 min
    . A6 Speeded-up, 4-Track Zellner Yard and two 2-track yards: 4:21 min
    . A7 Ed Zellner Talking (9 sec): 4:48 Min

    Pt. B: Control Unit & Signal Lights
    . B1 Original Ted Greeno Wiring Diagram: 5:51 min
    . B2 The 1996 Colored Template: 6:54 min
    . B3 Control Unit: 7:48 min
    . B4 The 2006 Colored Template: 11:27 min
    . B5 Sequencing Across 4 Tracks: 11:50 min
    . B6 Tracks 1 & 2 Shut Down: 13:44 min
    . B7 Signal Lights: 16:14 min

    Pt. C: Slowdown Block & Rear Turnouts
    . C1 Viewed From Rear: 19:42 min
    . C2 Slowdown Block: 23:44 min
    . C3 Rear Turnouts: 27:08 min

    Pt. D: Additional Views of Layout
    . D1 Two-Track Yard: 31:09 min
    . D2 Kids Operating Corner: 32:30 min
    . D3 Behind Transformer Table: 32:54 min
    . D4 Ken Orme Custom Circus Rides: 33:08 min
    . End: 34:31 min

    C. ~~~~~~ DESCRIPTION: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * This video demonstrates the 'Zellner Yard' 4-Track Automatic Switching Block, operating on a 1996 G-Scale display layout. This unit operates 5 trains on a single loop, by holding 4 of them in the yard, until the 5th train gets about 2/3 of the way around the loop, then 'releases' a train from the yard.
    * Please see AutoControls.org for other videos in this series.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
    This iMovie 11 video was uploaded 9/27/2014, by JamesRobertIngram.com .

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