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GCA86 slow dimming LED signal decoder

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By Peter Giling

Description

To control LED signals with slow dimming feature which connects directly to the MGV50.
Selectable for common cathode or anode signals. Thus depending on how leds in one railroad sign are connected together.
The setup of this unit is so simple, that many options are possible.
Complex sign combinations can be made, without having to ask Rocrail team for special sign situations.
Even feed-back information to Loconet would be an option.
All this is simply established by changing the simple software in the processor.
I will be glad to assist in any (software)wishes for making this unit suitable to the desired situation.
To create software for this processor, a very fast and solid basic compiler from www.oshonsoft.com is used.
To make things easy when connecting Leds to the GCA86, resistors are already on the pcboard, so leds can be directly wired to it. (sse picture).
This board is a D.I.Y. project. No boards available.

Component side
mgv86-comp.jpg
Copper side
mgv86-copper.jpg
Silkscreen

Connection to GCA50 / CAN-GC2 / GCA_PI02

refer to: GCA50 connections

Software files

software files
All firmware files

This file contains all common anode and common cathode files in .asm, .bas and .hex

Hardware Files

The schematics
The PCB and parts positions
Bill of materials
N.B. Self made pc-boards are not supported!
mgv86-en.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/12 08:56 (external edit)