Ez Robot Railroad Observation Car


This is my latest EZ Robot project, first w EZB4.
Using a EZB4, camera, and servo to direct the view on the Silverton O Scale Railroad.
I have always wanted a camera to ride the rails on my layout, and can even control it.
Now w EZ Robot I have it, combining my hobbies.

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Whoa! That is so cool.... it's awesome! Great idea and great job! Grin

I wonder if you can do cool things with it like use the camera to make the train stop if there is something in the way.... Smile


Thank you Chrissi,
I am sure my grandkids will have lots of requests.



great awesome video.to see the camera in action.


Steve, that's amazing! Wow you have quite the setup - It's almost virtual reality driving through the tunnels!


That's making me look for my old N gauge trains.


That was beautiful ! I'm a newbie with model trains myself. Am doing N-scale since I have very little space. That reminded me of a recent train show I attended that had a small wireless camera inside a boxcar of an HO setup and the display was setup above the track for all to see the same kind of view. Awesome!


Thanks, the video shows how cool the EZB4 and camera really are.

I was quite pleased with the performance of the EZB4 and the new camera, the tunnels are fabricated w metal screen, and my WiFi is upstairs.
Thanks, I built the layout about 15 yrs. ago, many hours of work.

Robot-Doc and RoboHappy,
Trains and robots are fun.


That was sooo cool! I have always found model trains interesting, but this brings it to a whole new level! Your next task will be to create scenery on all sides so the camera footage truly looks like it is following a train through a "real" world.
Really great job!


Thanks for the kind words and encouragement to keep trying new things.
I edited my video removing some of my basement junk.
It seems funny I had so many ideas to try my new EZB4s with, but the first use was not inside a robot.
What started as an idea to make an observation car, turned into a test, then a video.
EZ Robot provides opportunity to explore ideas and have fun!
Steve S