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Location : Kent,England

PostSubject: Point control   Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:15 pm

Using this diagram..(yes I know I shouldn't need one but why work it out when someone has done it for you)

from here..

Tips and tricks

I decided to create this to finally control my points.On the other side is a layout diagram of my line.

Cost me 12 for the on-off-on momentary switches from the local model shop Very Happy

Using point switches I'm going to use feedback lights lights on the board to indicate line direction.

Tested...and it works.

I like cheap... Cool
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Location : Kent,England

PostSubject: Re: Point control   Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:34 pm

Here's the front.Not the prettiest thing in the world but that can be worked on later...

The push and the bell are origional tram stock Very Happy
The children have to push the bell button when they've changed a point.That way I know what's going to crash into what.. pale

For those that know my line,the bell is where the shed is Very Happy

Last edited by Sparkeswood on Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:41 pm; edited 2 times in total (Reason for editing : additional)
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Carl Hibbs

Location : Haute Normandie - visitors welcome

PostSubject: Re: Point control   Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:12 pm

No telling what your job is then.Surprised

My wiring would look like a fight between two ugly spiders.
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Location : Galizano, nr Santander, Nth Spain

PostSubject: Re: Point control   Fri Nov 06, 2009 11:12 pm

Troy, I am a bit confused by this. You have lots of switches and lots of wire going into chocolate blocks but only 4 wires "out" , presumably two are for power in and the other two go to points ? So do all the points throw together ? Otherwise I would have expected a lot more wires coming out. Sorry but I just can't follow it at all.

Wake me up by noon please.

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Location : Kent,England

PostSubject: Re: Point control   Sat Nov 07, 2009 3:41 am

The picture was taken at the testing stage with just a feed wire coming in.
It now has plug in connector strip wired to a central point at the top of the garden.Each point has 2 wires going to it,i.e. 8 points =16 wires leaving the board.
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