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The LNWI allows you to connect compatible WiFi devices to LocoNet and run trains using compatible throttle apps.

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KB1055 Notes from the Engineer: What is an LNWI?

What is an LnWi? The Digitrax LnWi module is a 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (Wifi) Wireless Access Point type of device that logically bridges access from compatible external throttle APP(s) running on mobile tablet or smart phones onto a Digitrax LocoNet. The LnWi is an independent method for Digitrax users to control locomotives, and can be used at the same time as e.g. Digitrax Duplex or Simplex Wireless, and IR/wired throttles and other Wifi LocoNet access devices on the same system it is wired to. The design goal for the LnWi was to make it very easy for a Digitrax user ...

KB1053 LNWI Advanced Options

LNWI Advanced Options Status LEDs: The LNWI has two status LEDS Green ID indicator and a Red OPS indicator.  The state of these indicators can be interpreted to provide status information and also some useful diagnostic insights. Table 1: Status LEDs LED Status Indicates Green ID indicator mostly lit, winking OFF every 3 seconds LNWI is powered and connected to LocoNet Green ID indicator mostly off, blinking ON every 3 seconds LNWI is powered and LocoNet is not connected or sleeping Green ID indicator winks OFF LNWI received a good LocoNet Message Red OPS indicator blinks ON LNWI received a ...

KB1056 LNWI Security Considerations: Enabling and Customizing WPA2 Security

LNWI Security Considerations: Enabling and Customizing WPA2 Security The LNWI has the option of enabling WPA2 security to require a passcode to connect to the LNWI SSID.  The primary purpose of this passcode is to limit access to the LNWI in a public setting.  This is designed to operate in a similar function to the passcode options for Digitrax Duplex Radio. Using an unsecured connection poses minimal threat to LocoNet access as the LNWI only utilizes a limited number of LocoNet commands.  The LNWI does not have access to programming capabilities or other advanced LocoNet capabilities on your layout.  No ...

KB1054 Download and connect to the free WiThrottle Lite app with the LNWI

Please note this is for factory default settings. Step 1: Step 2: Step 3 - Download the app: Click on the Icon below to download the app to your iPhone or iPad. Step 4 - On your iPhone or iPad do the following: Step 5:  Step 6: Step 7: Step 8: Step 9a: Step 9b: Step 10: Step 11 - You're ready to run trains!

KB1017 LocoNet Accessory Power Requirements

  This document outlines the power requirements for Digitrax LocoNet accessories.  To simplify wiring, Digitrax recommends providing individual power supplies for like accessories.  For example a power supply or power buss which only powers the PM42s.  A power supply or power buss used solely to power multiple DS64s.  UR9x and UP5 panels can be daisy chained provided adequate current is provided to properly power all the panels.  Through the use of individual power supplies, the chance of Ground Loops or sneak paths back to ground is minimized.  Using individual power supplies will also make troubleshooting much easier.  Many Digitrax LocoNet ...