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Part#: MRCAA370

Enjoy advanced electronic circuitry at an exceptional price complete with an extra measure of power for unusual demands. Designed for HO and N gauge trains

0-15 VDC for train power
19 VAC output for accessories
18 VA of power
LED pilot light
Direction control switch
Master on-off switch
300 degree speed control throttle
Automatic circuit protector
2-year limited warranty
UL Listed

ATTENTION: MRC has proudly manufactured Power Packs since 1947 and has sold more than 1 Million products to satisfied customers in North America without any issue during this time. Evidently, Rapido Trains, a relatively new train manufacturer has allegedly not made their locomotives suitable for use with MRC's 1300 & 1370 Power Packs, which have used the same tried and true technology for the last 25 years with UL Certification.

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Part#: MTH404000
MTH Z-4000 Transformer

Conventional or Command Control operators have chosen the Z-4000 transformer as their go-to transformer for nearly 20 years. The industry's most powerful UL listed transformer, the Z-4000 delivers 400 watts of continuous power at about a $1.62 per watt. There simply is no better, affordable power supply for AC model railroads than the M.T.H. Z-4000.

Equipped with two smooth-operating, wide-range 10amp throttles to let you power two different tracks, the Z-4000 lays down up to 22 volts AC onto each track it controls. Bright LED displays monitor voltage and amperage outputs for each channel while the fast-acting resettable circuit breakers protect your trains and accessories from damaging voltage spikes. A built-in cooling fan keeps the unit's internal circuits running at max capacity for hours of continous operation making the Z-4000 a great choice for club layouts, public displays and home layouts alike. Two separate accessory outputs are included making it easy to provide 10 - 14 volt continous AC output for trackside accessories, switches, lighting and more.

Conventional operators will love the built-in Proto-Sound programming features allowing operators to access original Proto-Sound locomotive functions without bell and whistle button sequencing. The built-in powerup features of the Z-4000 prevent an accidental power push to the layout. No more accidental train startups!

Why The UL Or CSA Listing?

To protect our customers and their trains, M.T.H. Electric Trains is committed to manufacturing safe, UL or CSA approved transformers and power supplies. By subjecting our transformers to the strenuous tests and requirements of Underwriters Laboratories and/or CSA, M.T.H. helps ensure that our products meet the same requirements as other consumer electronics sold today. When choosing a new transformer, model railroaders should only look for those that have received a UL or CSA listing.

  • U.L. Listed to U.S. & Canadian Standards
  • Pure Sine Wave Power Signal
  • (2) 21 Volt Variable Track Outputs
  • (1) 14 Volt Fixed Output
  • (1) 10 Volt Fixed Output
  • Internal Cooling Fan
  • On/Off Power Switch
  • Power and Overload Indicator Lights
  • Compatible As A Power Source For All O Gauge AC-Powered Locomotives & Accessories
  • Circuit Breaker Protection For Each Output
  • Voltage LED Displays
  • Amperage LED Displays
  • Unit Measures:8 3/4" x 14 3/4" x 11 1/8"


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Part#: LNL622983
LIONEL 180-Watt PowerHouseâ„¢ Power Supply

Power your railroad empire with an advanced 180-Watt PowerHouse Power Supply. UL® - listed for safe operation, this mighty power supply is perfect for your TMCC Track Power Controller, Legecy, or LionChief railroad.


  • Brand: Lionel
  • Power: Electric
  • Most Recent Catalog: 2016-2017 Track and Power


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Part#: LNL1908080
O CW-80 80w Transformer

NEW AND IMPROVED CW-80 80-Watt Transformer
Enjoy operating your favorite locomotives, train sets, and accessories with the 80-Watt CW-80 Transformer. From the handsomely designed controller, reminiscent of the famous Lionel ZW, you control speed and power by raising and lowering the engineer handle. Operate your favorite features with the bell, whistle/horn, and direction buttons. On the rear of the unit, you will find a 0-18 volt variable AC output, as well as a programmable AC output for accessory operation. Simply set the accessory voltage to your desired output, and your accessory operates at that output until you turn the unit off even when you stop the train! Perfect for train sets and small- to medium-sized layouts, the CW-80 provides the power you need to enjoy all your Lionel favorites.

Compatible power supply for:

  • LionChief
  • LionChief Plus
  • LionChief Plus 2.0
  • Legacy
  • Traditional transformer locomotives
  • Plug-Expand-Play Accessories
  • Traditional Accessories
  • Built-in circuit protect for derailments and shorts

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Part#: LNL14295

FEATURES: This walk-around wireless remote controller provides everything you need at your fingertips 
Only one LEGACY command base/charger is required per layout
Receives information from the remote controller and sends it out to the track via a simple one-wire connection
Remembers information about your layout, enabling the CAB-2 remote controller to display road names and numbers on the LCD screen
Built-in dock for recharging CAB-2 remote controller
Memory modules (CAB2 program, base program, general steam and  general diesel)
Basic power supply included
Owner's manual included

One #991 LEGACY CAB-2 remote controller 
One #992 LEGACY command base/charger
Power supply
3 AA batteries
Memory modules
Instruction manual 

REQUIRES: PowerHouse Power Supply  - optional                       
Frequency: 2404.0 - 2480.0MHz  
Remote Size: 3-3/4" x 9" (95 x 229mm)

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Part#: LNL81603

72-Watt Wall Pack Power Supply - LionChief(TM) Lionel LNL681603.
Some come with AC input cord as pictured, others plug directly into wall outlet with no input cord (Wall Wart style.)
For U.S. use.

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Part#: LNL83071
Lionel Universal LionChief Remote Controller Lione

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Universal LionChief / LionChief Plus Remote Controller

Running multiple locomotives has never been easier! Use this single remote to operate any of your LionChief Plus locomotives. Your need for multiple remotes are a thing of the past. It's that simple. Choose to run one, two, or three locomotives at any time using a single Universal remote!

Within seconds at startup, LionChief engines on the track are identified and loaded into the remote memory. Push one of the three buttons on the remote dashboard to run the engine of your choice! Simple as 1-2-3.

  • Control any existing or future O Gauge LionChief Plus locomotive
  • Control most O Gauge Ready-to-Run LionChief set locomotives
  • Control any existing S Gauge FlyerChief locomotive
  • Load and operate up to three locomotives remote at any one time
  • Choose between any one of the three engines with the simple 3-button control
  • LED Illumination on 1-2-3 buttons when pressed
  • On/Off Switch to preserve battery power
  • Remote "Train Memory" preserves current speed and direction of engine when toggling operation between different locomotives
  • Even after power down and restarting remote retains memory of the specific engines loaded in system
  • "Easy Clear" feature allows you to quickly remove and add new locomotives into remote memory as needed
  • Forward and reverse speed control knob
  • Additional buttons for whistle sound, bell, special announcements, and ElectroCoupler™ activation
  • Requires three AAA alkaline batteries (not included)

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Part#: MTH401000A

DCS users who don't need a conventional transformer and controller can use this 100 watt power supply for small and moderate sized layouts. Featurng a U.L. approved design & separate 14v AC Accessory Port, its robust design will provide years of service, Use the optional TIU/Barrel Jack adapter to make connecting it to the DCS Track Interface Unit quick and easy.

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Part#: LNL81325

With LCS Wi-Fi, you can operate your model railroad using devices such as the Apple iPad®, computers, smart phones or other Wi-Fi devices. LCS Wi-Fi can create its own independent WiFi network or join an existing one.

Up to 15 Wi-Fi devices can be connected at once. Each connected device requires software written specifically for the LCS system. Lionel's LCS App is available as a free download for the iPad. In addition, Lionel has made the LEGACY & LCS protocol codes available to third party developers.

A Base/No Base switch lets you configure an LCS system without a Lionel command base. Choose this type of installation if you are exclusively running conventional locomotives, but want iPad control over your switches. Or if you are using another type of locomotive control system, such as DCC, but want to be able to use BPC2, ASC2 or other LCS modules to control your layout.

LCS Wi-Fi gets its operating power on the same cables used for data transmission. One 6-81499 LCS Power Supply and DB9 cable is required per LCS installation (even in a "no base" configuration).

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Part#: MTH401000
MTH O Gauge Transformer 100 Watt

The most powerful ready-to-run train set transformer you can find, the Z-1000 boasts 100 watts of power, a U.L. approved design and separate 14v Accessory Ports. Its robust design will provide years of service and power enough to for any starter set to a moderate size layout. Available in many RailKing starter sets or separately, the Z-1000 is the perfect solution for a growing O Gauge layout.
- 100 Watts Max Power Output
- Works with all brands of O gauge trains
- Controller LED On Light
- Smooth Operating Throttle Knob
- Built-In Circuit Breaker Protection
- Individual Bell, Horn and Direction Buttons
- 14v Accessory Port
- 60Hz Operation Only

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