Layout Electrical Help (please)

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Layout Electrical Help (please)

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Post by Dantgk1 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:51 pm

Hi All

I am building a layout for my son (and me) and I have found myself in an electrical conundrum.

It is a simple double loop with points joining the two loops together and I know to put IRJ's between the points to avoid a short circuit as each loop will have its own controller. I am also wary that if the controllers are in different directions when a loco rolls over the points, that can cause a short circuit too. Given my son is not quite 3 yet (but knows how points and controllers work very well) I would like to build some fail safe in so that when either set of points is changed, the track highlighted with the green rectangle area becomes powered by the outside loop instead of the inside. If I only have one point it would be a lot simpler, but I do want to have two points. As a key the red lines are where I am proposing to put the IRJs and blue and green squares for the controllers.
Is there away that I can switch the 'ownership' of that section of the flick of either point?

Thanks

Dan

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