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Signature: 00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

Bio: 00 Gauge DCC system using Hornby Elite and RailMaster with Pro Pack. Mixture of Loco's with some models of Steam engines and some Diesel Electric.

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RDS

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This is an example of the Handheld Display, on an Android phone. This is using Browser Chrome v58 that I loaded yesterday. As expected, pinch to zoom is not available on the track plan using this version of Chrome but I have been unable to load v35 from the link Chris has provided above.

 

I use RailMaster mainly from a W10 Desktop but this gives quite adequate results for me and of course is completely wireless and all my Loco's (with their individual functions) are available from the drop down.

 

It is essential to allocate a fixed ip address to the PC running RailMaster, because this address is stored in the Android app.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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Mine is also scheduled for tomorrow.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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@Colpatben

... So How, when, which browser and version ?

 

I have just had it working a few minutes ago.

The reason I previously said I HAD it working was just because I have only just got my layout up and running again and my Android phone has been upgraded since I first loaded RM Handheld.  I have never had a Chrome version of 35, as that was always an earlier version than was available for download, or pre-installed on the phone.

 

Tonight, I installed Chrome on my Android phone.  It is version 58.0.3029.83.

In the address bar, enter:

www.my-apps.eu

This loads the RM handheld application.  I selected settings at the top right corner of the RM application and changed the ip address to the ip address of my laptop that runs RM.  After a short while (guess 30 seconds) the Handheld application bleeped and my Loco's were loaded onto my phone.  A few seconds later and my plan was loaded onto my phone.

 

I then successfully ran some Loco's by selecting them from the dropdown.  It starts off very small and you need to pinch to zoom it in.  After that it filled the screen, in portrait mode.  I have started Loco's on my laptop and stopped them using the Handheld and vice versa.  However, selections made on the Handheld, are correctly reflected on the RM screen on my laptop, but not vice versa.

 

If I remember correctly, there did used to be a requirement for v35 of Chrome but I never had a problem with not having v35 of Chrome.  It may be that some functions I didn't actually use were not available.

 

EDIT:  I have just tried again and a little patience was required, whilst it reloaded everything.  If it looks like it is not doing anything, just wait.  Mine took less than a minute.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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@GNR-Gordon-4

... leave a note on the front door ...

 

Not a good idea from a security point of view!

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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Most of mine are 2 digits. 

I use the Class number wherever possible, so Class 66 is 66 and Class 128 is 128 etc. 

That way I don't have to remember the numbers, just be able to recognise the Loco.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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@Fireman_Ian

... the android app has never worked ...

 

Sorry, that is not true.

I have had it working.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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I have a Select connected as a Walkabout from my Elite, using the R8266 cable.

Yes, it does have limitations as Rob and Chris have stated and I do have some Loco's with addresses above 59 that I cannot control with the Select. 

 

However, the advantages of having another controller at the other side of my layout, outweigh the address limitations for me.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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@Valenta Digital

The idea of this section to enable the relevant people at Hornby to easily read about items that members would like to see added to the Hornby Range.  It is important to make it as easy as possible for the suggestions to be identified and posting your items on the end of another thread, is not going to make it easy to find. 

 

If you would like to re-post your suggestion in a new thread of it's own with a meaningful title, I will remove your original request.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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@Mastergamer

The preferred method of using this section of ther Forum is to identify the item you wish to see, in the title, similar to a lot of the other threads in this section.  This is to make it easy for the relevant people at Hornby to browse through the section.

A title such as 'Wishlists for my choice ....', does nothing more than repeat the section name.  If you would like to re-post your request in a new renamed thread, I will remove this one.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

RDS

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Jacob, I do not intend to give any details.  We monitor the entire Forum.

We have advised members not to click on that type of link.

00 Gauge. DCC. Elite (v1.43) with Select (v1.0) as Walkabout. RailMaster Pro running on a Windows 10 Laptop. 18 Loco's. 2nd copy of RailMaster (Not Pro) running on Windows 10 Desktop and Networked to the Laptop. Handheld RM running on Android Phone. 3rd copy of RailMaster, still unopened!

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