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QUOTE (upnick @ 6 Jun 2008, 16:33) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Hi All,

I am planning my control panel and would like to have two led's for each toggle switch on my control panel for my points to show the direction of throw.

The toggle switches i have are SPDT sprung type to a CDU unit powered by 16V from a gaugemaster D control, could someone guide me how to wire these led's to the switch to show the direction of the point to include where resistors need to be not causing conflict to the points operation do i need different switches to perform this task ?

A link here shows my idea sorry i'm not good with paint ..... lol

http://nick--orwin.photoblog.me.uk/p51018966.html

Many thanks

upnick.

***Unfortunately you can't wire them via the switches at all - as the switches are momentary, then the LED would only light momentarily.

If you want to use LEDS on the panel you will have to add a switch to the point motors OR use a latching realy or product like the DCCconcepts MASTERswitch V2 which combines point throw assistance (so no need for a CDU) + LED memory + uses normal switches not momentary.... and they are already supplied with bipolar red./green LED for your panel.

I'll ask Martin71 to do a review of them as I think they would help many modellers here on this forum - or email me off list for more data.

Richard
DCCconcepts
 
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