DC Blue tooth control

Discussion in 'DC Control' started by Phil_K3n_Sebben, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. Phil_K3n_Sebben

    Phil_K3n_Sebben Full Member

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    Hey guys.
    Has anyone had a look at this mob by any chance?
    http://bluerailways.co.uk/
    I'm just wondering if it's worth the bother.

    Thank you.
     
  2. paul_l

    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    Hi Phil

    Not seen it before your post, looks OK, not as configurable as a DCC system, and the site didn't state the number of recalls the handset can remember.

    If I read it correctly, the locomotive details picture etc are kept by the android app, and you select the locomotive from the available controllers, which to me implies 1 loco per throttle, and couldn't determine, if the settings are / can be transmitted from the tablet to the throttle when you change loco's.

    For someone wanting to add a wireless throttle to thier DC system, it looks like a feasable option.

    Paul
     
  3. Gary

    Gary Will the real Gary please stand up... Staff Member Administrator

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    If I remember correctly, the members at the AMRA (Mortdale), with their Stoney Creek layout can use a tablet/mobile phone app for controlling their trains. They also have DC and DCC running together on the same lines !
    Maybe get in touch with AMRA to see what they use. http://www.amransw.asn.au/

    Cheers, Gary.
     
  4. chiefnerd

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    Gary
    One of the layouts at Thornleigh had wireless control back to base and the base station controlled the throttle. For two tracks they had two wireless units setup.
    For the life of me I can not remember the layout name but it was between Wombat Creek and the Bring/Buy stand in the hall. Do you remember...was it called Back of Beyond by any chance?
    Andrew
     

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