MattzoController firmware V0.3 released

Today we proudly announce the release of MattzoController firmware V0.3. The new firmware contains a large variety of improvements and a whole new type of MattzoController, the MattzoTrainController for Powered Up (MTC4PU). The MTC4PU controls trains with Powered Up Hubs and also switches the train lights on and off – […]

Announcements for Christmas 2020

Mattzobricks announces a bunch of releases and publications for Christmas 2020: First MattzoTrainController in a box. Includes rechargeable battery, micro controller, motor shield, integrated LED, plug bar (12 pins), dual USB and on/off switch. Release of the MattzoTrainController for Powered Up. Automatic headlights for MattzoTrainControllers Support for LEGO Power Functions […]

Controlling LEGO Trains!

Hello everybody! You have waited a long time for this news, and I appreciate your patience. The MattzoTrainController for Power Functions is reality, we have a video, the firmware is ready for download, and we have building instructions. This is a major milestone in our MattzoBricks Train Automation System. Check […]

Signals and Switches

Check out our new video on signals and switches: In the video, we are showing how we automate signals and switches on our layouts. We explain how to set-up signals in Rocrails, and how to set the lights for simple red/green signals, and also for more advanced signals that have […]

Reed sensors: new insights!

Our reed sensors are even more versatile than we expected! Now we managed to trigger our reed sensors for the LEGO train system with the train couplings magnets of the loco and the waggons! Check out the new video: More detailed information can be found on the sensors page. German […]

First automated LEGO train layout with Rocrail

We recently changed our automation software platform. Instead of nControl, we are now using Rocrail. Rocrail is an open source software from the scale model train world and offers a good variety of features that are useful especially when operating large train layouts. Check out our latest video, in which […]