Trixbrix launches R148 switches

Trixbrix has launched a whole new switch geometry. Their R148 switches have a base length of 3 standard straight (48 studs), and a radius of 148 studs. The first products available for market are the R148 switches, the R148 curve (5,625°), a R148 siding curve, and a R148 turnout curve. […]

MLC mega

Mattzobricks has published building instructions for the MLC mega. MLC stand for MattzoLayoutController, a device to control any land-based components of a LEGO train layout. The MLC mega is able to control 16 switches or form signals, 8 light signals, and 16 sensors. For many users, the powerful MLC mega […]

Firmware 1.0 released

Mattzobricks announces the public release of the Mattzobricks firmware git repository. Mattzobricks offers now the firmware for all Mattzobricks controllers under MIT license to anybody who is interested in LEGO or brick train automation. Details can be found here: https://mattzobricks.com/controllers/firmware

Ball bearings for the LEGO train system

I have just released a video about ball bearings for LEGO trains and compatible. Ball bearings make your trains faster, you consume less battery, and you can pass through tight curves with less problems. The video describes what material you need, how to fit the ball bearings into your wheel […]

Firmware 0.6 released

Mattzobricks has released the new firmware 0.6 today. The new release brings a couple of new features and bug fixes. MattzoTrainController for Power Functions (MTC4PF) New features include: Up to 8 trains with LEGO Infrared Receiver 8884 can now be controlled with a single MTC4PF. Fully configurable lights including manual […]

MattzoTrainController for Bluetooth

Mattzobricks has recently released the firmware for the MattzoController for Bluetooth (MTC4BT). The device is able to control LEGO and compatible trains with LEGO Powered Up Hubs and SBrick units. The advantage of the solution is that LEGO train enthusiasts no longer need to use a soldering iron in order […]

Firmware Release 0.5 released

Mattzobricks has released the largest firmware update in its history. The new firmware release 0.5 will cover a large variety of new controller types, new features and improvements. I made a nice little video about it: Here is a list of the most important items of MattzoBricks Firmware 0.5: MTC4BT […]