Kato HO scale P42

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Kato HO scale P42

Post by Gloriousnse » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:50 am

Couple of weeks back there was a post ref a new mechanism that Kato was developing, and that we'd see it under a new US loco soon. Well here's the announcement...

http://www.katousa.com/HO/P42/index.html
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Re: Kato HO scale P42

Post by torikoos » Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:51 pm

Fantastic :-)

It won't be long until others are going to pick this up. What surprises me is that a version with a Tsunami decoder, are a bit more expensive than an ESU decoder. I know which one I would pick.

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Re: Kato HO scale P42

Post by Mike_R » Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:46 pm

Definitely Loksound! Better motor control, reprogrammable, and will be a full decoder, some of the OEM Tsunami's are "cut down" versions.

Loksound USA did say they would be in more RTR locos, Bowser is another.

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Re: Kato HO scale P42

Post by torikoos » Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:12 pm

Indeed, ESU is definitely making inroads in the US market. They also ship in Atlas DCC+sound loco's.
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