Resources and Information
On these pages you will find various resources and information relating to electronics and electronic components that MERG makes freely available (subject to any copyright notices). Most of these are the responsibility of members(s), and MERG accepts no responsibility or liability for their use nor offers any warranty or validation on them.
The information is accessible via the lefthand menu, and is split up as follows:
ATC - description of Gordon Hopkin's very capable and adaptable automatic shuttle system
CBUS - a general purpose Layout Control Bus developed by MERG members aimed at being simple to use and install, yet comprehensive in functionality.
BloNg / superBloc - a system of wiring and operating a model railway layout to implement automatic block interlocking.
CBUS-DCC - MERG's new CBUS based DCC system
Circuit simulations -
Components - component descriptions and identification, including LEDs and resistors
DCC - MERG's original NMRA DCC system
Glossary - Glossary of Common Terms used in MERG Electronics.
Other projects - miscellaneous projects
Remote Data Display - A display system to help operators of layouts with sequenced timetables
RPC - Remote Panel Control System allows either partial or complete remote control of layout accessories such as points, signals, section switches etc.
SmarTrax - layout control software
TCC - discussions and methods of train control using computers
Using servos - Turnout / Signal Control using model aircraft servos