Marklin HO Scale AC Steam Locomotives

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Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 078 (former Prussian class T18) steam tank locomotive. Version with three boiler domes (D-D-S), and a rectangular sand dome. Riveted water tanks, cab roof with a rectangular top part, triple headlights with DB Reflex glass lamps. Road number 078 256-5. Based in Aalen. The locomotive looks as it did around 1969.

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive is constructed mostly of metal. A 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke generator contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Dual red marker lights can be controlled separately in digital operation. The cab lighting can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive has numerous separately applied grab irons and piping. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Protective piston rod sleeves and brake hoses are included.
Length over the buffers approximately 17 cm / 6-11/16".

Highlights

  • Completely new tooling.
  • Especially intricate metal construction.
  • Many separately applied details.
  • Cab lighting can also be controlled digitally.
  • Marker lights can be controlled separately in digital operation.
  • A 72270 smoke generator can be installed.
  • An mfx+ digital decoder and a variety of operation and sound functions included.

Passenger cars to go with this locomotive can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item numbers 43120, 43160, and 43330. This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22875.

Features

  • Metal frame and mostly locomotive body.
  • mfx+ digital decoder
  • DCC decoder
  • Built-in sound effects circuit.
  • Triple headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
  • Dual red marker lights.
  • Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
  • Era 4
 Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
Mobile Station 2**
Headlight(s)
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Smoke generator contact
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Steam locomotive op. sounds
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Locomotive whistle
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Direct control
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Engineer's cab lighting  
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Front Headlights off  
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Bell  
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Marker light(s)  
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Sound of squealing brakes off    
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Sound of coal being shoveled    
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Conductor's Whistle    
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Letting off Steam    
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Switching maneuver    
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Whistle for switching maneuver    
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Air Pump        
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Water Pump        
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Injectors        
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Sanding        
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Safety Valve        
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Tipping grate        
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Generator Sounds        
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Replenishing fuel        
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Replenishing fuel        
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Replenishing fuel        
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* New features of the Central Station 2 (Part No. 60213, 60214 or 60215) with the software update 4.2

** New features of the Mobile Station 2 (Part No. 60657/66955) with the Software Update 3.55

We fully test & inspect every locomotive before it ships to you.
release
2020 New Item
scale
HO
era
Era IV (1970-1990)
Nationality
Germany
Railway
DB (Deutsche Bundesbahn)
Availability
Pre-order available.
our product code
39785
UPC/EAN
4001883397856
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