Big Bear

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  1. Ron

    Ron Staff Member Moderator

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    Has anyone used or seen this train control programme please?
    http://www.bigbearrail.com/

    CheersRon
     
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    Ron Staff Member Moderator

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    I have Ed but I've been using my Digimax system as the Prodigy would not read CV's?I loaded the bear up and did a design,so far so good but I don't have a computer interface!
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    If your going to use Loconet via the Digitrax system I assume you would need a RR- Circuits Locobuffer same as I use for JMRI, or a Digitrax USB Programmer / Computer Interface.

    Probably best to contact Big Bear.
    Shame it only runs under Windows as I use Linux, but I might download the free copy and re-boot my laptop into Windows just to have a look.

    Ed
     
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    Will do, I like the interface it's very easy to use :)
     
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    Here's a screen copy of the program for Sheringbourne.

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    Hi Ron

    As you uise anyrail, take a look at JMRI, as you can import the anyrail track plans into JMRI.

    Paul
     
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    Ron Staff Member Moderator

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    OK, but I was only musing.....:confused:
     
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    Saw this the other day and wondered if you got this working Ron.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VGLjaOC9ok

    I'm using manual control for points and JMRI to program CVs on my locos, but it got me interested and there appears to be a lot more systems around than I thought.

    http://www.dccwiki.com/DCC_Software
     
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    Yes all working now thanks..
     

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