Virtual Missenden – Electronics

There are a number of interactive events planned for the electronics room. Please see the Timetable for details. 


  • Wiring the layout – A series of video clips in which Chris Langdon discusses the basics of wiring your layout with long time modeller Ian Morton.
  • Points – A collection of videos and other resources relating to point wiring, control and operation.
  • Train Detection  – The area of train detection is vast, with many techniques available, we examine some of them here. 
  • DCC – An area dedicated to all things DCC.
  • CBUS – Howard Watkins introduces the MERG layout control bus, CBUS.
  • Printed Circuit Board Design – Roger Noble gives a tutorial on designing your own PCB’s.
  • Arduinos & Model Railways – Mark Riddoch discusses the “lego brick” approach to electronics.