1. This Pt 5/5 shows some “Run The Loco” exercises using a single reed switch as a track sensor -- including run multiple laps and stop at the reed switch, run 2 trains, and run point-to-point.

    A. ~~~~~~ CONTENTS, THIS PART #5/5: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    Demo 11 – Install And Test Reed Switch: 00:38 sec
    . . . . . . . actual demo: 02:54 min
    .
    Demo 12 – Run Loco – Using Reed Switch To Stop: 5:53 min
    . . . . . . . actual demo: 14:59 min
    Demo 12B – Run Loco – Multiple Laps: 18:53 min
    .
    Demo 13 – Run Loco – Add “Delay” Stmt To Chg. Stop Point: 23:51 min
    . . . . . . . actual demo: 31:47 min
    .
    Demo 14 – Run 2 Trains: 37:04 min
    . . . . . . . actual demo: 50:00 min
    .
    Demo 15 – Point To Point: 59:17 min
    . . . . . . . actual demo: 1:06:16 min
    .
    Pt 16 - Review Wiring Diagram: 1:16:41 min
    . . . . . . . .End: 1:22:23 min

    B. ====== OTHER PARTS OF THIS VIDEO #816:

    * NOTE: You are NOW viewing Part 5/5:

    * Part 1/5: Fast Forwarded Preview of Parts 2-5:
    : . . vimeo.com/191761912 or youtu.be/7W-LonNTVC4 or forwarding link mp.autocontrols.org .

    * Part 2/5: Intro and Setting Configuration Memory:
    : . . vimeo.com/191761911 or youtu.be/qwcYEoFhUmI .

    * Part 3/5: Blink-The-LED Exercises
    : . . vimeo.com/191761910 or youtu.be/FQ_HBHn6-wo .

    * Part 4/5: Simple Run Loco Exercises:
    : . . vimeo.com/191761913 or youtu.be/T9HE_mIjSls .

    * Part 5/5: Run The Loco With a Reed Switch Exercises:
    : . . vimeo.com/192941006 or youtu.be/EvUOsjRFZiU .

    * Playlist for ALL AutoControls.org NCE Mini-Panel videos:
    : . . youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCzsbeo2HeKFdkI-jp3mieRsLoOxT_dm7

    C. ~~~~~~ RELATED LINKS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * AutoControls.org “Links for Video #816, Getting Started with Mini-Panel Automatic Train Control”: mp.AutoControls.org

    * Directory containing PDF files of the logic diagram, wiring diagram, and list of commands: track2.com/ingram/plans/816/

    * I suggest you watch Arthur Houston’s video “NCE Mini Panel Installation On GP Model RR” first:
    - youtu.be/gRp9_88aimk

    * AutoControls.org "Video Index Page”: AutoControls.org

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    This iMovie video was assembled 11/16/2016 by JamesRobertIngram.com (aka AutoControls.org, aka Track2.com).
    This description was updated 11/26/2016.

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  2. This Pt 4/5 shows some simple “Start The Loco” exercises; start the loco; start the loco, run it for 10 seconds and stop; and finally start it, run it, stop, wait and then repeat.

    A. ~~~~~~ CONTENTS, THIS PART #4/5: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    Demo 7 – Demo 7 – Start Loco (Keeps Running): 00:29 sec
    Demo 8 – Start Loco, Run, Stop: 7:35 min
    Demo 9 – Turning On And Off Loco Functions: 15:19 min
    Demo 10 – Start Loco, Run, Stop – Then Repeat: 30:02 min
    . . . . . . . .End: 37:16 min

    B. ====== OTHER PARTS OF THIS VIDEO #816:

    * NOTE: You are NOW viewing Part 4/5:

    * Part 1/5: Fast Forwarded Preview of Parts 2-5:
    : . . vimeo.com/191761912 or youtu.be/7W-LonNTVC4 or forwarding link mp.autocontrols.org .

    * Part 2/5: Intro and Setting Configuration Memory:
    : . . vimeo.com/191761911 or youtu.be/qwcYEoFhUmI .

    * Part 3/5: Blink-The-LED Exercises
    : . . vimeo.com/191761910 or youtu.be/FQ_HBHn6-wo .

    * Part 4/5: Simple Run Loco Exercises:
    : . . vimeo.com/191761913 or youtu.be/T9HE_mIjSls .

    * Part 5/5: Run The Loco With a Reed Switch Exercises:
    : . . vimeo.com/192941006 or youtu.be/EvUOsjRFZiU .

    * Playlist for ALL AutoControls.org NCE Mini-Panel videos:
    : . . youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCzsbeo2HeKFdkI-jp3mieRsLoOxT_dm7

    C. ~~~~~~ RELATED LINKS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * AutoControls.org “Links for Video #816, Getting Started with Mini-Panel Automatic Train Control”: mp.AutoControls.org

    * Directory containing PDF files of the logic diagram, wiring diagram, and list of commands: track2.com/ingram/plans/816/

    * I suggest you watch Arthur Houston’s video “NCE Mini Panel Installation On GP Model RR” first:
    - youtu.be/gRp9_88aimk

    * AutoControls.org "Video Index Page”: AutoControls.org

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    This iMovie video was assembled 11/16/2016 by JamesRobertIngram.com (aka AutoControls.org, aka Track2.com).
    This description was updated 11/26/2016.

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  3. 1. ~~~~~~ CONTENTS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
    Note: You can skip directly to the DEMOS by skipping directly to Pt. 11, using the below links.
    * Pt. 1 Intro: 0:00 - 1:30 min
    * Pt. 2 Restart When DCC Restored: 1:30 - 2:00 min
    * Pt. 3 Who Cares ?: 2:00 - 3:18 min
    * Pt. 4 Instructions for Brake Signal Generator: 3:18 - 4:35 min
    * Pt. 5 Ref. Diagram: Hookup For Normal Layout: 4:35 - 6:23 min
    * Pt. 6 Diagram: Special Hookup For This Video: 6:23 - 7:32 min
    * Pt. 7 Hardware Hookup: 7:32 - 8:07 min
    * Pt. 8 DC Brake Signal Generator: 8:07 - 10:27 min
    * Pt. 9 Our Test Layout (entire loop is 'stop block'): 10:27 - 11:04 min
    * Pt. 10 A Real Layout Needs Separate 'Stop Block': 11:04 - 11:50 min
    |== DEMOS: ==|
    * Pts. 11-12 HO ga DEMOS - 2 Locos: 11:50 - 16:44 min
    * Pts. 13-15 S ga DEMOS - 3 Locos: 16:44 - 22:36 min
    * Pts. 16-20 G Scale DEMOS - 4 Locos: 22:36 - 34:45 min

    2. ~~~~~~ DESCRIPTION: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * This video demonstrates National Model RR Assoc. (NMRA) RP 9.2.4. This RP requires a DCC locomotive running on normal DCC track power, upon encountering (reverse) polarity DC - to slow to a stop with normal CV4 deceleration. When DCC is restored, it should accelerate with normal CV3 acceleration.

    * The test layout uses a DCC-Bitswitch (DccBitswitch.com) "DC Brake Signal Generator" to suddenly change the track current from DCC to DC, demonstrated with several different locomotives in 3 different scales.

    3. ~~~~~~ RELATED LINKS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * DccBitswitch.com - Official DCC-Bitswitch website.

    * AutoControls.org - "VIDEO INDEX PAGE" lists other automatic controls videos in suggested viewing order.

    ++ Note: Vimeo has a slightly LARGER viewing window than Youtube, but Vimeo may not play on mobile devices.

    * This same video #807 on Youtube: youtu.be/1yDZ_EYP7yU

    * Video #808: vimeo.com/78804278 or youtu.be/NqOVOSh8dbg - G Scale Demo of DCC-Bitswitch "Block BitSwitch". Demonstrates the connection and operation of a DCC-Bitswitch 'Block Bitswitch', automatically controlling two Largescale trains, operating on a loop with a 30 degree crossover.

    * Video #809: vimeo.com/101688418 or youtu.be/szpqyxOlmWI - S gauge Demo of DCC-Bitswitch "Block BitSwitch". (Note Parts 1-7 are the same for Videos #808 & #809.)

    ~~~~~~~~~~|
    Video #803, DCC-BitSwitch Overview Fred Hughes:
    * #803 Pt 1/3: youtube.com/watch?v=z_M7xC0coyc - Part 1 covers (1) Introductions, (2) Overview of DCC-BitSwitch, and (3) Fred's views on DCC systems.

    * #803 Pt 2/3: youtube.com/watch?v=Nwo2UYvkK-g - Part 2 covers , (4) about the NCE cab, (5) DCC overview, (-) Automatic Braking-3 methods, (6) Method 1-Analog DCC, and (7) Method 2-Set Speed Zero..

    * #803 Pt 3/3: youtube.com/watch?v=SGPyaHeyGzI - Part 3 covers (8) Method 3-Asymmetric DCC, (9) Lenz decoders for push/pull operation, (10) custom track plans, (11) other DCC-BitSwitch videos, and (12) photos of installed DCC-BitSwitch layouts.

    * NMRA S-9.2.4 (RP-9.2.4): nmra.org/sites/default/files/s-9.2.4_2012_07.pdf
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    This iMovie11 video 'Version 2' was re-uploaded 7/19/2014, by JamesRobertIngram.com . (description updated 7/28/2014)

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  4. 2 HO trains run on 1 track, using only ONE reed switch, automatically controlled an NCE DCC Mini-Panel. The “breakthrough” shown in this video, is that we can use just ONE reed switch, instead of the usual TWO reed switches (“stop” and “go”) traditionally used for two-train “automatic block” type of operation.

    WHY AM I CALLING THIS ONE-REED-SWITCH SYSTEM A “BREAKTHROUGH: There are number of situations (modules, garden railway, running on somebody else’s layout) where you might be able to fairly easily hook up ONE reed switch, but getting a SECOND reed switch hooked up on the other side of the layout might be very difficult. So being able to do automatic operation using just ONE reed switch, may open up a lot of NEW possibilities for automatic control.

    WHICH WAY IS BETTER: Two reed switches (as seen in Video #814 Part 1/3) is PREFERRED -- because two reed switches gives better control than using only 1 reed switch.

    THE LOGIC WHEN USING 1 REED SWITCH: The logic is to have the 1st train stopped in the “parking area” about 12 feet (or more) “downstream” of the single reed switch. The 2nd train is started “upstream” of the reed switch. When the 2nd moving train passes over the reed switch (and the magnet on the front car momentarily closes the reed switch), the Mini-Panel (a) starts the 1st stopped train, (b) executes a 10-second (or more) delay command until the 2nd moving train reaches the “parking area”, then (c) sends a “Stop” command to stop the moving train. The process then repeats when the 1st train which is now out on the mainline passes over the reed switch.

    ABOUT THE MINI-PANEL: The NCE “Mini-Panel” is a $49 off-the-shelf, approximately 3-1/2 inch-square component that plugs into the “control bus” (cab bus) of an NCE DCC system. It can be considered a simple “Programmable Controller for DCC Trains”.
    Although this demonstration has been done in HO gauge using Kato track, this same “Mini-Panel” and its “programming” could readily be used for N, HO, S, O gauge, largescale, or any other DCC trains that adhere to the NMRA standards for DCC.

    B. ~~~~~~ CONTENTS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    1 Overview: 0:34 min
    2 Intro: 5:10 min
    3 Single Reed Switch: 8:40 min
    4 Logic: 9:23 min

    5 Demo 1 - Basic 2 Train Operation: 10:33 min
    6 Optional SPST Switch Changes Spacing: 17:10 min
    7 Demo 2 - Changing Stopping Location: 18:15 min

    8 Demo 3 - 1 Train Operation: 28:05 min
    9A Demo 4 - Test Reed Switch: 32:38 min
    9B Magnet on Bottom of 1st Car: 36:08 min

    . ~~~~~~~~~~~DRAWINGS & COMMANDS:
    10 Drawings on Web: 36:35 min
    11 Wiring Diagram: 37:41 min

    12 Logic Diagram-1 - Brief: 42:29 min
    13 Logic Diagram-2 - Detailed: 46:50 min
    14 Logic Diagram-2 - w/optional 2nd Delay: 49:40 min

    15 Mini-Panel Configuration: 51:19 min
    16 Commands-1 - Control 2 Trains: 52:50 min
    17 Commands-2 Test Reed Switch: 55:28 min
    18 Commands-3 Run 1 Train: 56:51 min
    19 Discuss Using Single Reed Switch w/Siding: 58:55 min
    . END: 1:01:39

    C. ~~~~~~ RELATED LINKS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * SUPPORT FILES: Use this link to open a directory containing PDF FILES of the wiring diagram, logic diagram, and list of commands: track2.com/ingram/plans/815/

    * ALL LINKS TO THIS VIDEO:
    . * Vimeo: vimeo.com/187501147
    . * Youtube: youtu.be/BsHgihvmJEA or forwarding link 815.AutoControls.org

    * PREVIOUS VIDEO #814: The previous Video #814, Part 1 -- shows 2 trains operating in “Automatic Block Mode (no turnouts used) using TWO reed switches. We called this “Mode 2A” in the video. You can view the fast-forwarded introduction of Mode 2A at the 4:17 minute point ( youtu.be/6-WuZpwXV3o?t=4m17s ) or the regular-speed demonstration at the 56:58 minute point (youtu.be/6-WuZpwXV3o?t=58m56s ).

    * AutoControls.org "Video Index Page”: AutoControls.org

    D. ~~~~~~ BACKGROUND MUSIC: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    Taken from the Youtube Audio Library:
    * ‘Traffic Traffic’ by SilentPartner
    * ‘SoldierOn’ by SilentPartner

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    This iMovie video was assembled 10/2016 by JamesRobertIngram.com (aka AutoControls.org, aka Track2.com).
    This description was updated 10/18/2016.

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  5. * This AutoControls.org (aco) video shows a Z-Stuff DZ-1011 Infrared Block Detector and an NCE DCC “Mini-Panel” controlling 3 DCC HO trains on the same mainline, using NO turnouts.

    * THE LOGIC: The basic logic is to have 2 trains “creeping” in the yard at slow speed, with the 3rd train “cruising” on the mainline.

    * When the train on the mainline crosses in front of the Z-Stuff detector and enters the yard, the frontmost of the 2 “creeping” trains is speeded up to “cruising” speed, and the train that just entered the yard is slowed down to “creeping” speed. This process keeps repeating.

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

    A Fast-forwarded Overview: 0 min
    B Introduction: 6:28 min
    C About The Layout: 7:40 min
    D Demo 1: Run 3 Trains: 8:13 min
    E Demo 2: Use Pushbutton: 21:48 min
    F Demo 3: Run 3 Shorter Trains: 27:05 min
    G Demo 4: Run 3 Locos Only: 32:05 min
    H Demo 5: Run 2 Trains: 34:45 min
    I Demo 6: Run 2 Trains-Previous Method Stop 1 Train: 40:05 min
    J Demo 7: Run 1 Train: 46:35 min
    K Demo 8: Blink Mini-Panel’s LED: 50:04 min
    L Demo 9: DZ-1011 Blinks Mini-Panel’s LED: 50:48 min
    M DZ-1011 Detector/DZ-1008 Relay - 4 Wires Total: 52:37 min
    N Demo 10: Connect Ohmmeter to DZ-1011: 53:36 min
    O Demo 11: DZ-1011 Only: 54:58 min
    P Finding Drawings on Web: 57:32 min
    Q Wiring Diagram: 58:58 min
    R Logic Diagrams: 1:05:00 min
    S Commands: 1:22:57 min
    The END: 1:31:48

    B. ~~~~~~ OTHER PARTS OF THIS VIDEO: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * Part 2 of this Video is viewable at youtu.be/MvJBCCFsr10 or alternately at vimeo.com/289998064 .

    * The Part 1 you are watching now, is viewable at youtu.be/qKgHVn5kCo4 or alternately at vimeo.com/242527047 .

    * NOTE 1: Part 2 is almost the same as Part 1, except for a minor command change -- see Note 2 below. Part 1 has more detailed explanations.

    C. ~~~~~~ COMMANDS & DRAWINGS USED FOR THIS VIDEO: ~~~~~~~~|

    * The PDF files for the wiring diagram, logic diagrams, and commands are in this directory: track2.com/ingram/plans/819

    * NOTE 2: If you use this program, I recommend that you use "Program H2" used in the 'Part 2' video, which shown on Page 6 of the command document. (The earlier "Program H" used in Part 1 is shown on Page 8).

    * THE DIFFERENCE: The "Program H2" (Pt. 2) is just a slight bit simpler than "Program H" (Pt. 1), and the "timing" is a bit improved.

    D. ~~~~~~ OTHER RELATED LINKS: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|

    * The AutoControls.org VIDEO PAGE: track2.com/ingram/pic+vid/pic+vid.shtml#819

    * The AutoControls.org HOME PAGE: AutoControls.org

    * See this page for “Getting Started” with using the NCE Mini-Panel for automatic train control: autocontrols.wordpress.com/links-for-getting-started-with-nce-dcc-mini-panel-automatic-train-control

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    This description was updated 9/16/2018 by JamesIngram.net .

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