Drawing computer based panels for depicting a model railroad layout, (PanelPro ®). What DCC systems will Decoder Pro work with? 3. with operating instructions. This article will focus on the basic elements of PanelPro® and how I used it to build my dispatcher panel for my railroad, The Nickel. #Start. ✓ Note: The setup options for . For experienced users of Panel Editor JMRI versions prior to
|Published (Last):||22 July 2013|
|PDF File Size:||2.44 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||18.52 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Type the sensor number jmti. If you see a feature that you like, and it is not in the version you are using, then consider upgrading to a newer version. I have also noted their sizes for your information. You’ll get a blank control panel, plus the editor window: When train s run and a turnout responds to your hand held throttle, it’s time to open the Hardware Help use the Hardware tab at the top of the page. There’s also an “Auto” option that allows you to select a background color for when a train is built, build fails, or is terminated.
We do need to do a better job of organizing the available kmri
A red circle represents the “unknown” state, used when no information has yet been received from the layout. Please see our Gallery page for examples of how model railroaders have used this on their own layouts. To run off-line, copy both the.
Covers the basics of how to build a simple classic CTC panel image and use it pane, control turnouts using Active Images. The set of three parts of the tutorial show you step by step how to construct these two panels and the Logix to control them. It will let you rotate the icon so that it points in whatever direction you want.
Covers the basics of how to build a simple classic CTC panel image and use it to control turnouts. Most screen shots in this manual are from a Windows machine using the “Metal” User Interface option. Or anything else you find useful to control your railroad; you have total flexibility over their appearance. Signal Masts are configured through the Signal Mast Table.
JMRI Panel Tutorial
The Switchboard is easier to set up, using a simple grid of pre-defined buttons or indicators. A section for adding a sensor. A panel is one or more background pictures, on which are drawn icons to represent Turnouts, Sensors and Signals on the layout. If you’d like to see animated clinics that show how mznual of these things are actually done on the computer screen, please see Dick Bronson’s clinics page. Edit or view two Locations at the same time. Updated from JMRI 2. Make some notes for yourself, sketch a simple diagram mabual way you conceive you set up.
The software can automatically work mannual how to set your signals based on the position of turnouts and whether blocks are occupied, and the rules appropriate to your railroad ie. Covers how to add CTC to your panel. To create CTC panels, complex track diagrams, etc, its easier to draw them in some other program and insert them as the background image for a JMRI control panel.
Also, refer to the signaling page for information on adding logic to operate the signals on your layout under the control of your panel.
Often that helps better than words to get things sorted and remember 2 years later why you chose to type that funny turnout name.
If you’d prefer a different graphic for the closed and thrown states, you can change their icons as described above.
JMRI® OperationsPro™ Manual
To add a new signal mast, you specify what kind of signaling system it uses see systemsthe specific signal type like pgo searchlight” or “double head dwarf”, and what layout signal heads it’s going to drive.
These two panels operate together. Two text fields specifying where in pixels new components will be inserted on the panel. Here are the Panel Pro files for each step.
JMRI Manual: Index
For example, the “stop” aspect will be a single red lamp on a signal mast with one head, red over red lamps for a signal mast with two heads, etc. More information about these is available on the Panel Editor help page. That will load it. They expect that you are running JMRI 1.
It contains modular applications for: These respond to changes on the layout automatically. Panel Pro Signals 4. For example, you could have a turnout icon covering a turnout on a schematic diagram.