The smartphone with JMRI controller.
The NCE DCC usb interface.
(note the professional application of electrical tape)
The NCE DCC usb interface will be housed in a clear lidded zippy box so I can watch the LEDs light up as the computer and the Powercab chat to each other.
The ancient laptop which runs Windows XP with the JMRI software that allows
myself to spend countless hours phaffing around with CVs.
Getting all this technology to work together required watching youtube vision, google searches, bad language and a few beers, best to be done when women and young children are not present.
*** SAFETY TIP***
When using your smartphone to run multiple trams be aware that incoming phone calls WILL result in losing control of your fleet as they will continue on with their last instruction, and you cannot stop the trams until you complete the call.
From under the wires