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The tool will start in the background of a CAN Simulation MERG Hardware Connection.
You can also start the simulator manually for all connections by opening via the main MERG menu.
Default options are shown on the right.
You can add extra command stations, nodes or event responders by selecting Add in the top menu.
Direction and delay are unique to each simulated object.
You can select between a standard command station, along with disabling the command station.
disabling the command station will cancel any current sessions.
The number to the right of the dropdown indicates the current number of sessions it is handling.
The reset button is equivalent to switching the command station off and on ( hard reset ).
The tool can issue on or off response events to any requests that it hears on the network.
The requests can also be filtered by node.
No nodes are simulated by default.
When selecting a node, in enters in SLiM mode, you'll need to press the FLiM button to introduce it to the network.
When selecting a new node ( or disabling by selecting SLiM ), any existing events or node variables will be reset.
Simulated nodes currently provide node admin operations, however do not support actual incoming or outgoing events.
Current simulated nodes include :
Standard Command Station ( based on CANCMD firmware v3 )
Event Status Requests
Standard Command Station
Sent as event responses
Sent in Node Simulations
You can view this help page within JMRI by selecting Help > Window Help in the top bar of the CBUS Event Capture window.
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