Re: Block detection/wheel set resistors

Brent Johnson

So to summarize the best recommended practices for reliable block detection suggested in this thread: 

1. Every car should be equipped with a resistor or something to draw power.
2. Isolate every spur track from the signal detection bus to avoid spotted cars from being detected.

Does this pretty much sum it up?
Brent Johnson

On Sep 2, 2020, at 6:41 PM, wirefordcc <bigboy@...> wrote:

Your system may only get confused if you have a big gap between your locos and your cars that have LEDs or lighted cars.  Ideally, block detection is best done with every car drawing some power to activate the block detection.

Allan Gartner
Wiring for DCC

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