24 results found for 'electrics / electronics'
Issue 43 (1990)
The working Underground station on the Model Railway Club's remarkable 'Copenhagen Fields' layout is a project Stewart Hine stumbled into - and from which he coudn't escape! Representing a tiny prototype in a tiny scale was tricky enough, but it all had to be installed in the hot and gloomy bowels of the main baseboards - an automatic layout-within-a-layout.
Issue 205 (2011)
Peter Ross presents a solution to an annoying problem that will be familiar to those that have chosen to adopt DCC operation.
Using light bulbs to avoid short-circuits triggering DCC overload protection shutdowns.
Issue 112 (1999)
Move your point blades more realistically with this scaratchbuilt unit.
Issue 117 (2000)
Bob Haskins wires a 3 way turnout
Issue 118 (2000)
Peter Squibb's amended drawing omitted from the corresponding article in MRJ No. 117
Issue 111 (1999)
Experimenting with relays has led to an improved signal actuating unit controlled electronically.
Issue 168 (2006)
J Douglas Smith makes a well-tried device more user-friendly.
Issue 215 (2012)
MRJ series - Miniature Block Instruments
Richard Challis explains how he devised the electrical system behind the miniature block instruments now in use on two layouts
Issue 61 (1993)
Peter Denny had an electro-mechanical unit to which he could offer trains. Ian Everett comes up with a modern digital replica which he calls "Digital Crispin".
Issue 207 (2011)
With a circuit providing a scale equivalent of 3 miles, Bob Jones' Fence Houses may well be the biggest 2mm Finescale layout in the world. Here, Les Waters, a member of the team behind it, explains how he persuaded Bob to make the most of new technology.
Planning, baseboards and lighting, trackwork, wiring, turnout motors and decoders, operation and future plans.