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QUOTE (upnick @ 25 Sep 2008, 04:03) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Hi All,

After looking at the points on the layout i would like a way of them switching if a loco is approaching a point set against it ... in an automatic method but still allowing me to use the control panel when i want using a switch.

Can this be taken care of via an infrared device .... or is there another way ?

Any help would be gratefully recieved.

***Easily achieved with our 8 channel optical detector + MASTERswitch V2 or PLUS - just install a sensor in the approach track (one small hole drilled between the rails) and insert the LDR. Link this output of the detector to a MASTERswitch via a small opto board we supply at no charge and its done. This can be in parallel with a switch so you don't lose the bility to over-ride the sensor manually.

If you want to do this in several places we can supply MS as a customised package with all accessories for this style of use (replace DPDT switches with PB switches etc) at either no or very little added cost. It helps if you send a sketch of the overall plan to us so we can tailor the numbers of sensors etc supplied to meet your needs.


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