Intellibox in LocoNet mode

Overview

  • LocoNet devices are not reported using the p50/p50x protocol.
  • Using the LocoNet protocol all devices on the LocoNet bus are accessible.
  • Support is excluded because the IB does behave not conform the LocoNet specs.


Manufacturer Uhlenbrock / Modeltreno
Product info http://www.uhlenbrock.de
Description The intellibox is a full featured command station. It has a build in RS232 interface that can be operated in a “LocoNet” mode. Than it behaves similar to a LocoBuffer.


Configuration

  1. Upgrade the software inside the Intellibox to at least version 1.500: http://www.uhlenbrock.de
  2. Put the interface into mode “LocoNet”:
    • Basic settings → interface → syntax → LocoNet
  3. Set baud rate to 19200 Baud:
    • Basic settings → interface → bit per second → 19200 bit/s
  4. Set the UART of the interface to 1 stop bits: (default 2)
    • Basic settings → special option → SO 5 → 1
  5. Disable SO 6: (default 254)
    • Basic settings → special option → SO 6 → 0

Additonal Info: ib-so.pdf


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