Model-Train Controller Circuits

Rakes, Charles D.
August 1999
Popular Electronics;Aug99, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p78
Presents information on an experiment on how to make a basic electronic-train controller. Materials for the electronic-train controller; Parts list for the enhanced and modified electronic-train controller.


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