Each locomotive on a railway layout has to be configured correctly to be controled by RailControl.

Basics

Name

Name

Control

If more than one control is configured by RailControl, the control that controls the locomotive has to be selected. Otherwise the selection is not shown at all.

Protocol

If the control supports more than one digital protocol, the protocol that is used by de locomotive has to be selected.

Address

The digital address that is used by de locomotive has to be entered.

Train Length

The length of the train prefered in cm. This is mainly user for the automatc operation to deside if a train can enter a route or a destination track.

Functions

Multitraction

RailControl supports multitraction. It is required that all locomotives in a multitraction have the same speed at the same level. Also should all locomotives know the absolute driving direction. Märklin Motorola 1 does not support absolute driving direction.

One locomotive can have configured several other slave locomotives, which then have the same behavior like the master locomotive.

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