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Directional Lighting with Fiber Optics is Better than with LEDs

Directional Lighting with Fiber Optics is Better than with LEDs

Directional Lighting with Fiber Optic lighting is more prototypical than with LEDs.  Images are much more pleasing to the eye using fiber optic lighting.  This helps inform you as to why this is so.
Fiber Optics used to Create a Well Known Train Bridge Logo

Fiber Optics used to Create a Well Known Train Bridge Logo

October is a busy month for sure for us model railroaders. Dwarvin is attending the MER rail convention at the Crowne Plaza, King of Prussia Oct 11...
How do Fiber Optic Cables Really Work?

How do Fiber Optic Cables Really Work?

Learn about how fiber optic cables work, including a discussion on refraction, bend radius, connecting fibers/index matching.  Dwarvin also explains how to lose the least amount of light when connecting fibers using their new Fiber Connection kit.
How To Connect Fibers

How To Connect Fibers

Why would you need to connect fibers together? What tools do you need to connect fibers? How do you connect fibers?  Dwarvin answers all these questions in a short video.
Fiber Connectors for Hobbyists Made Simple

Fiber Connectors for Hobbyists Made Simple

How to connect fibers.  Dwarvin explains how to connect fibers for any situation, as well as the things you need to do, and do not need to do.
One Crowded Booth!!

The 2019 NMRA / National Train Show was a Blast

The 2019 NMRA / National Train Show was a Blast - thanks to all who visited, talked and bought.
A Plug and Play System.  Professional Review by Mark Juett, NMRA

A Plug and Play System. Professional Review by Mark Juett, NMRA

Mark Juett reviews Drwavin system and states it is a Plug and Play system due to its simplicity, just insert the components, no wiring.
Wiring LED Lights for models doesn't need to look like Spaghetti!

Wiring LED Lights for models doesn't need to look like Spaghetti!

Fear of tangled wires and all the work of soldering lots of LED's is a thing of the past - model scenery lighting can now be achieved using fiber optics thanks to the Lamplighter™ system.
Dwarvin's Naming History of Model Railroad Lighting

Dwarvin's Naming History of Model Railroad Lighting

Austin Mitchell tells how the Dwarvin Enterprises originated on a car ride with his grandparents.

Small LED's cannot provide enough light for general Fiber optic lighting

The Lamplighter™ box provides 250 times more light to a fiber than a typical 20mA LED can deliver.  On a layout, a single fiber provides as much light as a single LED, but without any wiring.  Now that's a benefit.
N-Gauge Lighting makes Model Scenery come alive

N-Gauge Lighting makes Model Scenery come alive

N-Gauge Street Lamps improve model scenery considerably - no wiring - just use a drill.
Dwarvin breaks into N-Scale without trying!

Dwarvin breaks into N-Scale without trying!

Although to date all of our experience has been with only HO scale, we believe we are now positioned to enter the N-Gauge market and will have suitable lighting products on our product list in the very near future.