Phase II Documentation Updates

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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:46 pm

14 Feb '21
  • Bench work.
  • Shoveled snow.
  • Thinking about software design.
8 - 14 Feb '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:10 am

21 Feb '21
  • Replaced the Wabbits (stationary decoders to control turnouts).
  • Hardware work.
15 - 21 Feb '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:18 am

28 Feb '21
  • Installed new circuit boards and did some repairs.
  • Wrote and used some train control scripts to check hardware changes.
  • Added a roadmap to the documentation.
22 - 28 Feb '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:35 pm

7 Mar '21
  • Rebuilding the Raspberry Pi fan board to make room for the DSI ribbon cable.
  • Several software tools updated.
  • Making changes to use Raspberry Pi interrupts to monitor the turnout state.
1 - 7 Mar '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:44 am

14 Mar '21
  • Added turnout status design discussion.
  • Added new HAT to one Raspberry Pi and deleted the second Raspberry.
  • Connected new HAT interrupts to Raspberry Pi GPIO pins.
  • Updated related documentation and design.
  • Started work on WiFi connection between Laptop & Pi and Pi & Arduino.
8 - 14 Mar '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:48 am

21 Mar '21
  • WiFi between the Laptop and Raspberry Pi work.
  • Serial link between Raspberry Pi and Arduino work.
  • Laptop and Arduino can "talk" through the raspberry Pi
  • Traffic monitoring LEDs flash as I wanted.
  • Cabling between Raspberry Pi and Wabbits started.
15 - 21 Mar '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:57 pm

28 Mar '21
  • Added the Unicorn HATs and software to the Raspberry Pi system.
  • Work on designing the interface between the Wabbits, IO Pi HAT and the Raspberry Pi.
22 - 28 Mar '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:34 am

11 Apr '21
  • This has been a long week. :D
  • Integrating the IOPi HAT.
  • Added the ability to wake-up and shutdown the Pi.
  • Steep learning curve on this one.
  • Some more SEO work.
29 Mar - 11 Apr '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:13 am

18 Apr '21
  • Did some prep for mounting the Raspberry Pi on the layout.
  • More cabling and documented it.
  • First cut at a bracket for LEDs and switches.
12 - 18 Apr '21
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Re: Phase II Documentation Updates

Post by Ag2000 » Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:29 am

25 Apr '21
  • Testing and climbing the learning curve.
  • Mounted the Raspberry Pi under the layout.
  • Started mounting bracket for traffic monitor LEDs.
  • More wiring to connect things.
19 - 25 Apr '21
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