This is a circuit board that supports a Lily Go T7 S3 (mini32) board to manage multiple model railroad functions as a LCC node. This board provides the following functions: Four turnout motors with point sense. This board uses one of four turnout driver daughter boards: Stall-motor drivers, suitable for Circuitron Tortoise and similar slow […]
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Model Railroad Addon Boards, News, Stuff For Sale | Comments Off on Comming Soon: ESP32 T7S3 MultiFunction Universal Turnout kit
Model Railroad Addon Boards, News | Comments Off on ESP32-S3-MultiFunction: Multifunction board using an ESP32-S3FN8
This is a LCC node circuit board that is based around an Espressif ESP32-S3FN8 MCU to manage and operate a collection of model railroad sensors and actuators. The board contains these I/O sections: Four occupancy detectors. CT Coil type sensors, so they won’t work with DC systems without an AC bias. Four stall-motor drivers with […]
News, Stuff For Sale | Comments Off on Just Arrived: fresh stock of the popular steam engine thumb drives.
Just arrived today: a supply of 50 popular steam engine thumb drives. These are just like the old ones, except these are 32gig capacity.
Model Railroad Addon Boards, News | Comments Off on Coming soon: ESP32 Pulse Width Modulated “Half Siding” board kit.
Deepwoods Software/The Country Robot will soon be offering a "shake the box" kit for a LCC I/O node based on the ESP32 MCU that implements everything needed for 1/2 of a siding, featuring these I/O features: Two stall motor drivers, with point sense. Two opto-isolator type occupancy detectors (will work with either DCC or DC […]
Model Railroad Addon Boards, News | Comments Off on Coming soon: ESP32-PWMHalfSidingSMD
Open design available on GitHub: https://github.com/RobertPHeller/RPi-RRCircuits/tree/master/ESP32-PWMHalfSidingSMD. Firmware also available on GitHub: https://github.com/RobertPHeller/RPi-RRCircuits/tree/master/ESP32MRNSketches/ESP32-PWMHalfSiding. This is a circuit board that supports an ESP32 Dev Kit board or TTGO-T1 board to manage one half (one end) of a siding. This board can also be used to manage two bi-directional single track ABS blocks or one bi-directional dual track […]
Model Railroad Addon Boards, Model Railroad HATs, News, Raspberry Pi HATs, Stuff For Sale | Comments Off on LCC Quad Stall Motor Driver with Sense for various SMB/MCUs
The Country Robot has designed four printed circuit boards that implement a Quad Stall Motor Driver with Sense. These boards use the same basic circuit. There is a HAT board for a Rasberry Pi B+, a Cape board for a Beagle Bone, a base board for a Pocket Beagle, and a base board for an […]
Model Railroad HATs, News, Raspberry Pi HATs | Comments Off on Now available bare Raspberry Pi “HAT” boards for Model Railroading
The Country Robot is now offering 3 bare Raspberry Pi "HAT" boards that are useful for Model Railroad Automation. There is a board for managing stall motor switch machine, and two I/O boards. There is also an octal LED driver board. All three HATs are supported by Deepwoods Software’s Model Railroad System. These are bare […]
News | Comments Off on The Country Robot Site Officially Launched
Deepwoods Software is pleased to announce the launch of The Country Robot site. This site will showcase the circuit boards that have been designed by Deepwoods Software. These boards are open designs with all design information available on GitHub with the parts collected into "Projects" on Mouser’s website. Deepwoods Software is a software and system […]