Product Reviews

RR-Concepts "Yard Master"

An automated control box that uses magnetic triggers
By Kevin Strong
Published: April 23, 2010
Photo by Kevin Strong
This small box (around 3" square by 3/4" tall) is sort of a general contractor when it comes to train automation. It can do a lot of things. It may not be as fully-featured as some of the more expensive, single-purpose controls but it's versatile and adequate for all of its functions. It can control a turnout (switch), a signal, a reverse loop, station stops, passing siding power and switches, or point-to-point operation. You can put two or more together for even more functionality.
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