Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 103 electric locomotive. Version with "short" cabs, single-arm pantographs, and buffer cladding. Orient red basic paint scheme. Road number 103 144-2. The locomotive looks as it did starting 1989.
|Gauge / Design type||H0 / 1:87|
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. Two axles in each truck powered through cardan shafts. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. The cab lighting changes over with the direction of travel and can be controlled digitally. The engine room lighting can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The pantographs can be raised and lowered digitally. The locomotive engineer figure in both cabs can move and be controlled digitally. The locomotive has separately applied control wheel imitations, grab irons, windshield wipers, UIC sockets, and roof conductors. The buffer height adheres to the NEM. The locomotive is lightly weathered. Brake lines, steps, and prototype couplers that can be mounted on the locomotive are included.
Length over the buffers approximately 22.4 cm / 8-13/16".
Passenger cars to go with this locomotive can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item numbers 43900, 43901, and 43902. This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22929.
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|Control Unit||Mobile Station||Mobile Station 2||Central Station 1/2||Central
Mobile Station 2**
|Electric locomotive op. sounds|
|Engineer’s cab lighting|
|Sound of squealing brakes off|
|Rear Headlights off|
|Whistle for switching maneuver|
|Switching range + switching light|
|Front Headlights off|
|Letting off Air|
|SIFA warning sound|
* 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