Hardware Support: Lionel TMCC

Supported Hardware

Command Station

Lionel TMCC or Lionel Legacy thru the serial port on the Command Base.

Limitations

As of JMRI v 2.11.8, Lionel TMCC Train commands are not yet available.

There is no Lionel TMCC model under the DecoderPro Roster Entry tabs, but you can set up TMCC decoder equipped Locomotives using the NMRA standard decoder near the top of the list.

Connecting

Wiring

First, connect your computer's serial port to the TMCC command station using a serial cable. This should be a "straight-through" or "modem" cable, nota "crossover" or "null-modem" cable. if your computer doesn't have a built-in serial port, you can use a USB-serial adapter, but make sure you install the correct drivers.

Settings

Next, configure the program:

Features

(Not yet complete)

With JMRI 2.11.8, Lionel TMCC operation for engines and accessory decoders is available. Train commands are not yet available.

You will still need to turn your CAB on to use the Set features like setting an Locomotive ID. Once set up, however, you can perform most functions from the WiThrottles.

Listed are the common actions for Railsounds 4, ERR conversion boards, and TAS boards.

When using a JMRI Throttle to run a Locomotive, the function buttons are allocated as follows:

F0
AUX 2 (Headlights On / Off )
F1
Bell
F2
Horn/Whistle 1
F3
Front Coupler
F4
Back Coupler
F5 +0
Aux 1
F6 +1
Volume Up
F7 +2
Crew Talk
F8 +3
Start up Sounds
F9 +4
Volume Down
F10 +5
Shut Down Sounds
F11 +6
Steam Release / RPM Decrease
F12 +7
Tower Comm
F13 +8
Aux Off ( Smoke OFF on Steam Usually )
F14 +9
Aux On ( Smoke ON on steam Usually )
F15
Aux 1
F16
Let Off Sound
F17
Forward
F18
Reverse
F19
Toggle Direction
F20
Boost
F21
Brake

Documentation

Third Party info

The Lionel Legacy website.