Thursday, September 29th, 2022

ESP32-S3-MultiFunction: Multifunction board using an ESP32-S3FN8

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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 […]

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Coming soon: ESP32 Pulse Width Modulated “Half Siding” board kit.

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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 […]

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

LCC Quad Stall Motor Driver with Sense for various SMB/MCUs

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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 […]

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Now available bare Raspberry Pi “HAT” boards for Model Railroading

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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 […]

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

The Country Robot Site Officially Launched

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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 […]