This is explained BETTER in the NCE Technical Reference manual on Page 3. Spagetti Code This looks somewhat like what programmers would disdainfully call spagetti code if it were in a NCE Mini Panel Demov31b, December 14, 2010, 9: 20 PM James R.
The Mini Panel is easy to program with a ProCab. Hook up is simple: one Cab Bus connection and 2 wires for each pushbutton or other input Nce mini panel technical reference manual. It can be used to perform simple automatic train control and other layout automation tasks. The NCE mini panel has a programming jumper and a setup port that needs to be used for programming. Instead of burring the panel under the layout I decided to make a face plate and mount it to the front of the layout.
NCE Manufacturer of DCC electronics for Model Railroading Jan 07, 2011 Answer: The" Mini Panel" is a North Coast Engineering (NCE) electronic device that can be programmed for simple automatic train control.
. if used with an NCE DCC system. towns, interlockings and other layout applications. This manual concerns itself with these aspects of the Mini Panel. For more information on this aspect of the MiniPanel the MiniPanel Technical Reference is available for download from our web site Setup (programming) of the minipanel is accomplished by plugging a ProCab or NCE USB 7) minipanel technical reference errors The current MiniPanel technical reference manual was released by NCE in a draft form and as such has multiple errors and omissions.
A corrected version of the manual exist and is found at the bottom of this pag e. Mini Panel; Manual; NCE Mini Panel Manual. Accy and macro controller. Summary of Contents for NCE Mini Panel. Page 1. See the Mini Panel Technical Reference for additional USB information. Page 3. Wiring: See the diagram below for sample wiring ideas. Cab Bus Plug in ProCab can be or USB interface daisy chained for setup Any mini panel application would probably NOT be part of decoder pro it isn't really a decoder, but really a specially designed throttle that has 30 programmable button inputs (31 if you count a" reset" button) and can throw turnouts, set signal aspects, control a locomotive (including Opsmode CV programming) The manual can be found here NCE Document Archives The NCE documentation online has been totally reorganized with their new web site in the fall of 2014.
I still have not found all of the older versions of the manuals, but they may be there. Power Cab System Reference Manual Version 1. 65 from Jims Model Trains web site (71 pages) 2010 Mini Panel Controller 2008 To set up the Mini Panel plug a ProCab into the" SETUP" jack of the Mini Panel, make sure the Cab Bus is connected from the Mini Panel to the NCE DCC system and turn the power for the system on.