Hardware Support: Uhlenbrock Intellibox

JMRI can communicate with an Uhlenbrock Intellibox via the Intellibox built-in serial port, the Intellibox-II USB port and the LocoNet® protocol. This page provides details on the possibilities.

Supported Hardware

Command Station

Limitations

Connecting

Direct serial connection

This section is applicable to the "Intellibox-I", which includes which have an RS232 serial port for connection.

Configure the options of your Intellibox-I command station to be:

Then start the JMRI program and configure it by opening the Preferences menu and:

Save and restart.

Note that the hardware handshaking in the Intellibox serial port is not entirely reliable, and messages can be lost if you have a lot of traffic. For running a complicated layout, we recommend you consider a LocoBuffer-USB, PR3 or other interface that will let you connect JMRI to the LocoNet port of the Intellibox instead of the serial port. See the LocoNet connection section below.

Direct USB connection

This section is applicable to the "Intellibox-II", which includes which have a USB port for direct connection.

Start the JMRI program and configure it by opening the Preferences menu and:

Save and restart.

LocoNet connection

You can connect an Intellibox Command Station to a LocoNet, using any of available LocoNet connection methods.

Intellibox command stations are divided into two types, called "Intellibox-I":

and "Intellibox-II":

Start the JMRI program and configure it to:

Save and restart.

JMRI Uhlenbrock Tools

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