A roundhouse is now going to be released at this good timing as an item which is indispensable in a steam engine depot equipped with a turntable. Kato’s N scale roundhouse just fits Kato’s N scale turntable. This item realizes easily large roundhouses surrounding a turntable in an engine depot where heavy steam engines come together. A piece of roundhouse has 3 storing tracks. The outside dimensions are so determined that setting plural roundhouses side by side can easily represent a large engine depot for a main railroad line. The roundhouse is attached with dedicated Unitrack with an pits dug in for inspection. As regards exterior, it looks like a modern ferroconcrete structure with wide windows. You may paint it in the colors you like if you will.
Electric turntable (# 20-283)
-A turntable that is indispensable for enjoying steam locomotives is now available from KATO! The definitive version of the steam locomotive structure!
-A specification that reproduces the type with a relatively shallow pit called the lower road type, and pursues ease of use that also supports tatami room driving.
・ The track layout angle of the turntable is 10 °. The outer diameter of the main body is 217 mm. The turntable girder length is 160 mm and a large steam locomotive is also OK!
-The thickness of the turntable is 12 mm. 5mm up compared to 7mm on the top of Unitrack. Height adjustment on the outside of the adjacent track.
-Adopts an auto-lock type automatic advance angle that rotates and stops left and right by operating the switch on the controller and drives accurately.
・ A realistic turning speed of about 1 minute per lap. Immediately before stopping, it slows down further and stops reliably. The sensational movement enhances the scenery of the motive power depot.
-Connector-type one-touch wiring eliminates the need for complicated electrical wiring. Anyone can easily incorporate it into the layout.
・ Power is supplied to the track from the turntable. The turntable girder supplies power to the tracks before and after the connection, enabling running.
-If you want to keep it, you can turn it on / off for each detention line by using the insulation joiner, the adjacent line feeder kit (sold separately), and the power supply switch.
-By combining multiple turntable expansion line sets (sold separately), a powerful large motive power depot can be reproduced.
-A full range of optional structures, including a motive power depot facility set, that is perfect for reproducing a motive power depot with a turntable.
・ Product details: Main unit ・ Turntable controller ・ AC adapter power supply ・ Controller connection cord ・ Jump cord 1 Adjacent line (straight line) 4 lines ・ Outer track (3 line segments) 2 pieces ・ Car stop 6 pieces ・ Unijoiner 2 pieces ・6 insulated joiners (pieces).