Engine Driver Throttle

About using the Engine Driver throttle with the DCC++ base station.

This page shows it being used and goes through the process of installing Engine Driver on your phone.

This assumes that you have assembled your base station with WiFi capability. If you have not, this link takes you to the tutorial on how to set it up and get the kit necessary to set it up.  DCC WiFi Control

Once you have your base station set up, you can use Engine Driver on your phone.  Consider using an older phone that you have laying around.  That will give you a dedicated control unit that will not be interrupted by phone calls.

If you use it on your regular phone, you will have to take an additional step.

If you normally have your phone automatically connect to your home router then you need to turn off the automatic connection ( very inconvenient I know) otherwise it will arbitrarily disconnect the AP and connect to your home router because it thinks it’s a better connection.

Get the Engine Drive ap at this link. Engine Driver

Install it on  your phone.

To operate it with the DCC++ software installed using our tutorials, you will need these defaults

PASS_975f3f   PORT=2560

With it installed, this video shows you how to use it.  Video How To Use Engine Driver Throttle.

And below is a full DCC++ Library

How To Install DCC++ Tutorial Library

The tutorials below will take you step by step through everything that you have to do. Below is the list. Images to the left link to supporting videos.

DCC++ Base Station Assembly
Click To Learn How To Assemble Base Station

DCC Base Station – How to make the Base Station more often referred to the Command Station (CS).







DCC** WiFi
Click To Watch Video On How To Install WiFi

DCC WiFi Control –  How to install Wifi for control from your phone or other remote device.






DCC Wiring
Click To Watch Video Demonstration Of Wiring

DCC Power And Wiring – A necessary step.






Automatic Installation of DCC
Click To Watch Automatic Installation

DCC Software Automatic  Installation –  How to use a simple installer (very easy and fast)





Install DCC++ Base Station
Click to Watch Video

DCC Software Installation Using Arduino IDE – For those who prefer to use the IDE.






DCC-EX Web Throttle
Click To Watch How To Use Throttlee

DCC Ex Throttle – Control trains from your computer.






Engine Driver Throttle
Click To Watch How To Use Engine Driver Throttle

Engine Driver Throttle – Control from a phone.







All the information in the tutorials above have been condensed from the work done by a group of volunteers who are continuing to make this system more fantastic than it is already.  Their work can be found her. DCC-Ex




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