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Nuts & Volts Magazine (July 2006)

The Trainsaver Digital Electronic Controller

By Vern Graner    View In Digital Edition  


The TrainSaver is a device that reduces wear and tear on model train locomotives used in commercial environments. The TrainSaver maximizes the life of the engine by only running the train on timed intervals, and only when people are present to view the train's performance. This reduces the cost of ownership of the train system by increasing the life of the engine. The device also adds synchronized sound effects to enhance the train's visibility to the audience...

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Trainsaver 2006-07 (Basic Stamp program for the Prop-1/BS1 to control an electric train set)



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