Gauge H0 - Article No. 39785

Class 078 Steam Locomotive

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.

Class 078 Steam Locomotive
Article No. 39785
Gauge H0
Design type 1:87
Era IV
Kind Steam Locomotives
Article not produced anymore.

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.

Product description

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".

Publications

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.

Publications

- New items brochure 2020 - Product programme 2020/2021

Features

( Metal frame and mostly locomotive body.
# mfx+ digital decoder
§ DCC decoder
h Built-in sound effects circuit.
H Triple headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
L Dual red marker lights.
U Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
4 Era 4
Y ATTENTION: adults only

Warning

ATTENTION: adults only
ATTENTION: not for children under 15 years
Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2
Headlight(s) X X X X X
Smoke generator contact X X X X X
Steam locomotive op. sounds X X X X X
Locomotive whistle X X X X X
Direct control X X X X X
Engineer’s cab lighting X X X X
Front Headlights off X X X X
Bell X X X X
Marker light(s) X X X X
Sound of squealing brakes off X X X
Sound of coal being shoveled X X X
Conductor's Whistle X X X
Letting off Steam X X X
Switching maneuver X X X
Whistle for switching maneuver X X X
Air Pump X
Water Pump X
Injectors X
Sanding X
Safety Valve X
Tipping grate X
Generator Sounds X
Replenishing fuel X
Replenishing fuel X
Replenishing fuel X
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