More on the MSTS interface

Just briefly – my theory on how the controls work is correct. Certainly diesel and electric are controlled from different memory locations – but it’s a bit more complex than that.

For example, you can see my code below driving the default MSTS Tokyo-Hakone route with the standard electric set (which has an EP brake as well just like the BSet).

What does appear to be the case is that it is doneĀ  by control type not locomotive type. i.e. my code will control the Series 2000 default electric loco, but not the Series 7000 (as the series 7000 has a combined power handle/brake setup). So what we need to do is write the interface to handle all the different types.

Driving the default electric set.

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