Computer Interfaces (245-MS100)
Designed to let a computer with an IBM compatible COM, or RS232 communications port, monitor Digitrax LocoNet. Application software running in the computer can the interpret the activity on the LocoNet and report via a monitor. The MS100 is a signal level translator between LocoNet and a 25 pin DB25 style RS232 port. For example, a Railroad CTC type panel displaying a "schematic" layout of the railroad can be set up to respond to software messages received via LocoNet to indicate block occupancy, signal indication and other information received from detection devices attached to LocoNet. For IBM compatibles with 9 pin male DB9 type COM port connector.