General info guides about pretty much everything model train-related.
One of the most common questions from digital model railroading beginners: how to choose a decoder. A quick overview. Read more
DCC, Motorola, MFX…what are these? A quick summary for digital model railroading beginners. Read more
Lighting in coaches? German N scale coaches power feeders are bad. Here is an advanced DIY tip. Read more
Power reserve and additional outputs on SUSI? A tip for advanced model train DIYers… Read more
This is a beginner’s guide to sound in N-scale. This will not cover technical instructions, but rather the basics for people who might be interested. Read more
Back to the basics, here is an explanation of why a reversing loop is not a big challenge in DCC, if using the appropriate electronic modules. Read more
Want to program decoders more easily, with your computer? Here is the SPROG 2. Read more
Understanding Configuration Variables (CVs) is not that complicated. Here is my attempt at an explanation. Read more
What can you do with an ESU ECoS II DCC command station, apart from controlling trains? Let’s have a look at this station from another point of view: connectivity. Read more
Train ID recognition is not required with a computer-controlled layout: with simple ON/OFF detectors, the PC follows the trains as it controls them, and always knows where they are. But ther... Read more
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