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11-12th July 2019

Strode College, Somerset

The course will take place at Strode College in Somerset, as part of their Summer Workshops.

This course assumes no previous knowledge of JMRI.

Topics covered will include:

  • Downloading and installing JMRI
  • Getting JMRI connected to your layout
  • Managing JMRI profiles - and where JMRI puts your files
  • Monitoring messages
  • Overview of JMRI - the various components
  • Where to find help and documentation
  • Driving trains with JMRI throttles and wireless devices
  • Designing a layout diagram and control panel using the Layout Editor
  • Setting up control of turnouts & signals
  • Detecting sensors
  • Using internal sensors for control
  • Placing sensor icons on the layout diagram
  • Turnout feedback
  • Customising icons for your layout diagram
  • Using other devices, such as Ipads, tablets etc, to access the control panel
  • Setting up Blocks and Routes
  • Block detection and train tracking
  • Demonstration of Signal mast logic – automating the signals *
  • Demonstration of automatic running *

* These two topics will be covered in detail in the follow-on JMRI courses.

Please note that this course does NOT cover programming locomotive CVs using Decoder Pro. For that, see the Introduction to DCC course

The course takes place over 2 days midweek in July.

Full Course details, and what to bring, are here:

JMRI Panel Pro intro course details

Booking is direct with Strode College, follow the link below:

Strode College Booking site and enter the following course code:

SS439B for the JMRI Course

These will ensure that you pay the MERG discounted rate. Please make sure you bring your MERG Membership card with you to the course.

See also the “More CBUS” course, which will run on the previous 2 days consecutively before this one.

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