Introducing DCC++ ---a complete open-source DCC station and interface

Gregg Aug 25, 2015

  1. Atani

    Atani TrainBoard Member

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    Not all shields have issues. For the Arduino shield, it is recommended to add a heatsink to the main chip to increase surface area for cooling. The BTS7960B boards have a massive heatsink on the bottom of the board. Pololu boards I am not sure on but likely they wouldn't be hurt by having a heatsink attached to them as well.

    On my setup I plan on using a pair of BTS7960B boards with 40mm fans added to make it active cooling instead of passive.
     
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  2. Scott Eric Catalano

    Scott Eric Catalano TrainBoard Supporter

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    Thanks I would be most interested in how your attempts go and yes the code would help too
     

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