News

1/23/2017 We are np longer able to offer the #RS2POS 2-position rotary switch used for a CTC switch actuator. However, you can convert the #RS3POS 3-position rotary switch into a 2-position switch using the switch detent covers from Utah Pacific (Tomar). Details on our CTC Panel Components page.
11/5/2016 We are pleased to announce a new product, the Fusee Pro/M. The "M" stands for MOBILE. Check out the details, including a video, by clicking on Products then Signal Circuits then Fusee Pro/M. The Fusee Pro/M instructions can be found on our Documents page.
9/04/2015 We are now stocking BLMA's latest HO scale searchlight signals. These include dwarf signals and standard signals (single and dual head) without a relay cabinet base.
4/06/2015 We are now stocking Details West's HO scale 3-over-2 light signal (#SG-943).
12/26/2014 We are excited to announce our latest product, the Fusee Pro. For more information, including a video,  click on Products then Signal Circuits then Fusee Pro. The Fusee Pro instructions can be found on our Documents page. With this new product introduction we have now retired the Fusee Animator.
5/31/2013 We have updated the instructions for the Grade Crossing Pro (both photocell and infrared versions) to reflect the latest recommended wiring scheme for ITT's bell module. You can download the GCP and GCP-IR instructions from our Documents page.
3/18/2013 We are now stocking Tomar's N scale searchlight signals (#N-872 single head and #N-872 dual head). We also carry their N scale dual head vertical signals.
12/24/2012 One of our Block Animator customers has produced a short video about the installation of this product and signals on his layout. For the link to this customer's video click on Products then Signal Circuits then Block Animator. He also maintains a blog where he provides more details about his installation experiences (look at the 11/18-25/2012 entries).
9/14/2012 We are pleased to announce our newest product, the Signal Tester (ST-1). For more information click on Products then Signal Circuits then Signal Tester. The ST-1 instructions can be found on our Documents page.
7/12/2012 We added an application note to our Documents page detailing how to use our Grade Crossing Pro to handle complex grade crossings where turnouts are involved.
6/8/2012 We added an application note to our Documents page detailing how to manually trigger our Grade Crossing Pro with a simple switch or with an external circuit.
5/03/2012 We are now stocking Tomar's HO dwarf searchlight signals (#H-875bl and #H-875sl).
4/26/2012 We added an application note to our Documents page detailing how to connect our Grade Crossing Pro to a Tam Valley Depot Singlet servo driver board. This allows you to use a servo motor to operate a crossing gate arm rather than a slow motion motor.
3/31/2012 We've retired our BlockMaster product after 15+ years in our line. It was a good product for us, and our customers, but it has been surpassed by other excellent, advanced signaling circuits in the marketplace. For example, Bruce Chubb's C/MRI. For our existing BlockMaster customers please rest assured that we are still providing technical support!
1/15/2012 We've been forced to significantly increase the prices on HO 28", N 33" and N 36" resistance wheelsets. This is due to a major increase in prices of "raw" wheelsets from NorthWest Short Line; they have also reduced their discount to dealers such as us. Our new price allows us a small profit but we can no longer offer those sizes to our dealers (i.e. we would have to increase our retail price even MORE).
1/2/2012 We're now carrying the dual head signals from Details West. Click on Signals and then Details West. We've also added an N scale Pennsy position light signal from NJ International. Click on Signals then NJ International.
8/15/2011 We've expanded the signals that we carry! We're now offering Tomar's N scale 2-light and 3-light signals. We're also excited to now offer the very fine HO signals produced by Details West. You'll find more information by clicking on Signals and then Details West. These are discounted 20% off the retail price.
6/20/2011 Tomar has had a 10% price increase on their signals. We're still offering a 20% discount on the retail price.
2/23/2011 We have added our third Product Spotlight video. This one features our Grade Crossing Pro with an improved feature we call TrueLamp2. This feature is available on the GCP and GCP-IR beginning with version 3.0 of the main chip. To view the video click on the Product Spotlight image on the righthand side of our home page.
2/18/2011 We have created an application note that illustrates how to use across-the-rail IR detection (instead of our standard between-the-rail method) with our Grade Crossing Pro, Block Animator, Signal Animator or Optical Detector. To download this application note click on the Documents button above and then look under the Infrared Application Notes section.
4/21/2010 We are now carrying the 3-light modern-style single head HO block signals made by BLMA Models. For more information click on the Products button above then Signals then BLMA. Like all signals we sell these are discounted 20%.
1/1/2010 We are now carrying NJ International's new searchlight signals. These great looking signals use a special tri-color LED for excellent color reproduction. For more information click on the Products button above then Signals then NJ International. As with the other signals we sell, these are discounted 20%. Control this new signal with our Block Animator, version BA-2, which can be used with ANY searchlight signal. Click on Products then Signal Circuits then Block Animator.
11/29/2009 We are now carrying the AWESOME new searchlight signals made by BLMA Models. The initial selection includes 3 different signals in HO (available NOW) and N (coming soon). For more information click on the Products button above then Signals then BLMA. As with the other signals we sell, we discount them 20%. We have also created a new version of our Block Animator, the BA-2, which can be used with ANY searchlight signal. Read more about it by clicking on Products then Signal Circuits then Block Animator. The BA-2 incorporates our "TrueLens2" feature. Click here to see a video.
11/29/2009 We are now carrying NJ International's N scale semaphore signals.
9/2/2009 We have added our second Product Spotlight video. This one features the Fusee Animator. Click on the Product Spotlight image on the righthand side of our home page.
8/9/2009 We have added an exciting new feature to our website: Product Spotlight videos. Our first video features the infrared version of our Optical Detector. Click on the Product Spotlight image on the righthand side of our home page.
5/7/2009 We've added IR upgrade kits for the Block Animator, Signal Animator and Grade Crossing Pro products. This allows you to upgrade an EXISTING photocell-based product to one that uses infrared detection.
4/19/2009 We are pleased to announce infrared detection versions of our Block Animator, Signal Animator and Grade Crossing Pro products! Note that these new versions are in ADDITION to our existing photocell-based products.
4/15/2009 We are pleased to announce our Optical Detector products (#OD-1, OD-1-IR). More information can be found on the OD-1 product page. Note that this will be the first, of several, products that will have an infrared detection version!
4/09/2009 We've made the decision to retire our SignalMaster product after 12+ years in our line. Although it has been a good product for us, and our customers, it has admittedly been surpassed by other excellent, advanced signaling circuits in the marketplace. For example, Bruce Chubb's C/MRI. For our existing SignalMaster customers please rest assured that we are still providing technical support!
4/05/2009 We've added a new area to the right hand side of our home page: New Product Announcements. This is where we'll notify our website visitors of any new products in our line. We are pleased to announce our 12V DC Power Source Regulator (#12VPSR). Click on the link at right to learn more about it!
3/30/2009 Ryan Andersen at the Model Railcast Show has been generous enough to set up a discussion forum for our company and related topics under his show forum site. Access the Model Railcast Show Forums at this link. Our forum is appropriately titled "Logic Rail Technologies" under the Sponsor Support category.
3/24/2009 We had the pleasure of participating in show #56 of the Model Railcast Show. You can link to their site and get directions on downloading the podcast from the banner/link on our homepage.