Monthly Archives: February 2021

LocoMotion – the build : CS3 “inside” information

Because I soon going to start the development of the CS2/CS3-compatible firmware for LocoMotion, I started gathering information …This page is dedicated to all this information 🙂 First of all, both CS2 and CS3 speaks the same language. They both … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – the build : Aoyue 2703A+ 4-in-1-station *UPDATED, February 27th – 2021*

While sometimes needing a de-soldering station, I managed to get around things, without actually owning a de-soldering station. Until now … A while ago, I stumbled upon the Aoyue 2703A+, a 4-in-1-station !Functions:– de-soldering– Soldering – hot air-gun– fume extraction … Continue reading

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Early birthday-present: Märklin things !

Because of the development of LocoMotion, some things gained momentum. I was always looking at a Märklin CS3, but never felt the real urge to have/buy one … Until I started the development of LocoMotion !While making comparisons between Esu … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – The build : a bigger screen :-) *UPDATED, February 28th – 2021*

A few days ago, I decided it was time for a “bigger” display.I did find a 5″ screen with 480×800 resolution, with an SSD1963 controller. This screen not only has the advantage of being bigger than my previous one (ILI9488 … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – The build : graphic update

Something that bothered me for a long time already, was the color-scheme and overal presentation of the icons.Those TFT-screen do have a tendency to “discolor” the whole screen, when you look at them under an angle. With my new color … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – The build : Valentine update

even tough it’s Sunday, I don’t have a lot of time to do some coding …Today was a Sunday the Christel had to work half a day, and it’s also Valentine !So, This morning I managed to repair the 22″ … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – The build : Current status

Now that I’m finally able to take descent screenshots, It’s time to dive into the current status of this project.A lot of things have changed since the beginning of this project, so the “good quality” screenshots, do also contain some … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – The build : technical chit-chat

*Caution: this posting contains a bit of technical inside of the LocoMotion project*Previous weekend, I did not post anything !Some of you became worried that this project was not getting the attention it deserved. Nothing like that, I have been … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – The build : website online

While having only a few spare hours today, I managed to create a sub-part for the LocoMotion device.You can directly reach this part of the website via https://www.digitalplayground.be/locomotion.htm You can find the build-adventure, inside information, and firmware downloads …

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LocoMotion – the secret revealed :-)

Today I want to announce a major modelrailroad project ! Last Christmas, I got an Esu Ecos II as a present. Because I do own a lot of MFX locomotives, I needed a central command station that could handle MFX,MM-I,MM-II,MM-FX, … Continue reading

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LocoMotion – firmware download page

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