ECLSTS 2016 Links
March 25, 2016
revised 3-28-2016

Dave Bodnar's YouTube videos -

Laser Cutter from eBay & notes on setup and use - 

Presentation (PPT)    (click here to download free PowerPoint viewer if you don't have PowerPoint)

Presentation on YouTube:

DCC++ - my notes

    NEW! DCC++ Controller & JMRI - Initial Setup

    NEW! DCC++ Open Source DCC Project

    NEW! DCC++ Talking Infrared Throttle & Point-to-Point Controller

    NEW! High Power DCC Booster

    NEW! Current Sensors and DCC (for blocks & point-to-point railroads)

DCC++ on   - software, reference and tutorials on the PICAXE microcontroller

My PICAXE Presentations on YouTube  - PICAXE programming cable - USB - notes on using the above cables  - another programmer (about $7) that will work with the PICAXE after the modifications shown here: (using FT_Prog) - best price and fastest shipping on PICAXE - breadboard socket
cheaper on eBay

Pebble software for designing on solderless breadboard - - breadboard (solder)  - breadboard & power supply & jumpers

Make Magazine

Nuts & Volts Magazine

Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine - Harbor Freight meter modification

Very small DC volt meters -
or search eBay for    
Ultra Mini size  LED Volt Meter Step down voltage converter with meter  Harbor Freight Magnets Deal Extreme Magnets SunTekStore Magnets Deal Extreme Connectors - low current  Deal Extreme Connectors - high current Deal Extreme Servo Cables Article on connectors with links Revolution multi-pin connectors

Flashing LED - search eBay for    flashing led 5mm   or flashing led 3mm

latching reed switches - search eBay for     latching reed switch - tiny geared motor - assorted tiny geared motors - Du-Bro collars heat shrink tubing      Servos - eBay or Tower Hobbies - small keychain remote control  MPJA Power Supply PWM Motor Speed Controller MPJA Soldering Iron Soldering Iron Cleaner Harbor Freight Mini Torch  Dots Glue Strips  Arduino software download

Arduino Uno on eBay - and on Amazon  Talking Defect Detector - includes links for MP3 sound unit - MP3 sound without a microcontroller

Small MP3 Recorders (used in elephant animation) 
for one sound:
for up to 4 sounds: