|RFID|| MERG RFID |
Arduino + GCA41
|Easy and inexpensive, except for the readers, to put transponders in all of the roling stock for tracking.|| Restricted² communication, ID only on enter. |
Only usable fore small scale like N, larger scales will run to fast for the reader to detect.
|Transponding||Digitrax||Standard LocoNet, 'Listening' by wire.||Mounting of transponding receivers need some special attention. Not very reliable.||No||Yes, tested|
|IR (Lissy)|| Uhlenbrock |
Per's Model Train recognition system
|Standard LocoNet, easy to install.||Restricted communication, only info on 'eye contact'.||Yes||No|
|RailCom|| Tams |
|After OpenDCC grounded and implemented BiDiB it became stable and usable.||Need new DCC equipment.||No||Yes|
|Selectrix||Müt||Selectrix and address only.||Yes||No|
PoM = Programming on the Main, also referred as OPS (Operations Mode Programming).
Both tables show the reaction of Rocrail if a BiDi decoder is detected in a block.
|Manual||ignore||set in block||ignore|
|Automatic||ghost||ghost||set in block|
|Manual||create guest + set in block||create guest + set in block|
|Automatic||ghost||create guest + set in block|