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left or right crossing switch Maerklin 24624


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Hi,

 

I have a problem using the crossing switch 24624 of Mrklin through rocrail and rocstudio. My understanding ist that this switch with one Motor has only two positions:

 

1. simple crossing

2 left and right crossing

 

While it has only one motor, it should have only 2 commands (position 0 and 1). However in 3d studio it has 4 positions, so that rocrail through rocstudio can not handle this switch. Is there something I can do about it or is there some other thing to do?

 

regards

 

Anton

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Hello Anton,

to get the Maerklin switch 24624 from he Train Studio with only 2 switch positions please proceed the following steps:

  1. Put the Maerklin switch 24624 from the Train Studio online catalog onto your layout and select "Edit" to change its properties.
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  2. Consider the existing routes: Route 0 and Route 1 are the straight routes, Route 2 and Rout 3 are the curved routes from the switch.
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  3. Now select the "Switch positions" tab and there "Switch position 0". Here, "Route 0" is referred. "Activate" an additional route and refer then "Route 1".
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  4. Select now "Sweitch position 2", where "Route 2" is already referred. "Activate" also here an additional route an refer then "Route 3".
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  5. Select now "Switch position 3" and delete it.
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  6. Select finally "Switch position 1" and delete it too. The former "Switch position 2" now becomes to the new "Switch position 1".
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  7. When you now select "Switch position 0", you see both straight routes brightened, which are now the valid routes for this switch position.
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  8. When you select "Switch position 1", you see both curved routes brughtened, which are now the valid routes for this switch position.
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  9. You can now leave the "3D model setup".

 That's all. You can now use this switch with only 2 positions like it is operated in the "real Maerklin world".

Many greetings
BahnLand

 

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