NEW Dual Brushless Motor Controller
Electronics and Software used in Petrol Elec Loco
Avoiding Over-Voltage damage using Regenerative Braking
Getting the most out of domestic solar PV
Fit a Rotary Encoder to your lathe spindle
Numerically Controlled Oscillators - or How to drive motors for CNC
Synchronous Rectifier - maximising efficiency ?
Machining a Loco Chimney Base using CNC
New June 2018 - 'Brushless Brutalist' - A Dual Gauge Petrol Electric
'Michigan' - Improvements to this Bristol SMEE Petrol Electric
Design of a Petrol Electric Locomotive in 7
'The Wedge' - A Novel Electric Loco powered by Brushless Motors
Design and build of a pair of 64xx class steam locos in 7
inch gauge, sold on
Taunton Model Engineers "Oily Rag", Autumn 2016, "Electric Locomotives - A Look at Motors and Control Methods"
'Engineering in Miniature' (Oct Dec 2015) 'The Design of a Modern Electric Locomotive in 5 inch Gauge' - The loco now known as 'The Wedge'.
In May 2015 MEW 'One Man And His Lathe' series, the 'Chester Challenger'
"CNC from the Absolute Basics" - a series of articles, ''Engineering in Miniature'' magazine, September 2013 to July 2014.
Jon explains Loco Control Electronics - Nov 2017 - Part 1
Jon explains Loco Control Electronics - Nov 2017 - Part 2
Good video of "The Wedge" loco with descriptions. Made by Taunton Model Engineers 2017
inch gauge test run at Ashton Court, Bristol, June 2017 (Sound all wrong, can't explain)
Janet Royston drives the new Petrol Elec Loco at Bristol - Apr 2017
"The Wedge" chassis test run at Vivary Park 2015
Thompson B1 chassis runs on air ! 2013
Launch of 'Francis the Drake' at Vivary Park, Taunton, 2009