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After four long months of home renovation, my new train room is finally ready for action.
I plan to kick thing off by building an HO scale switching layout. This layout is going to be roughly contemporary so I can run modern equipment. It will be set somewhere in the northeast, perhaps...
These gadgets have become new favorite toy. This is a linear servo intended for use in radio controlled airplanes. I am planning to use these as switch motors in my new layout. They have several advantages:
They are easy to control from a Raspberry Pi using GPIO pins. You move the control arm...
I have been a model railroader for a very long time. I live in a suburb of New York City. I worked in software research (in the field of AI) for many years and have recently retired. I am really interesting in figuring out ways to use computers and electronics in model railroading.
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