MRC Train Controls & Sound Systems
MRC has been pioneering train control technology for more than 60 years. Our train controls and sound systems are industry leaders in numerous categories. We are also the largest after-market maker of DC and AC train controls. The company’s Prodigy DCC systems are widely acknowledged as cutting-edge, yet they are the easiest to use. We also have one of the broadest lines of DCC sound decoders, including 16-bit HO and N scale decoders, both drop-n and Universal. Most complete with speakers.
Founded in the late 1960's, modelers have turned to the value, dependability and selection offered by Model Power. With a full line of train sets, locomotives, rolling stock, structures, figures, lighted & operating accessories, and more; Model Power has the right model railroad product for your layout. Scales include HO, N, O, and G. In recent years, Model Power has added MRC technology to its locomotives, offering both control and sound for the DC & DCC modeler. In the coming years, Model Power will continue to expand and offer the hobby new exciting products.
Founded in 1926, Mantua is one of the oldest HO model railroad brands in the hobby. Primarily focused on steam engines, the premium line of locomotives and rolling stock has over 30 unique engine prototypes. With Model Power's acquisition of Mantua in the early 2000's, the company began an aggressive process to upgrade and enhance engines with the latest technology, mechanical improvements, and extra engine detail where possible. All while keeping Mantua an affordable premium level locomotive. Look for Mantua Classic engines to be released in the near future and beyond, with their unique prototype offerings and technological enhancements.
JTT Scenery Products
There was a time when JTT was demanded just for the impressive detail of its miniature trees, so authentic they were awarded a U.S. Patent. Some feature exposed roots, 3D-like bark and finely defined leaves. We've added flowering plants, hedges and vegetables, like corn stalks, cabbages, tomatoes, ferns, sunflowers and dozens more with colors and textures matched only by nature.
JTT Garden Craft Kits
JTT's Garden Crafts collection is a unique decor project. Whether you're a craftsperson or just someone with a little imagination, you can create stunning decor for home or office. The Garden Craft Kit has all the landscaping you need. Depending on the kit you select, you'll find trees, ground cover, flowers, vegetables, a rock garden, even a scale bench or deer. Use your own container, a favorite bowl, ceramic pot, old lantern, a piece of driftwood. Then let your imagination fly.
At Academy, a “Passion for Precision” is not simply a catchphrase, it’s a way of life. From researching original blueprints to latest CAD and 3D modeling, Academy’s passion to mimic life is legendary. Sometimes you’ll see it in a kit’s extensive number of parts. Or the interior detail of a tank. Or the careful crease in a uniform. Helicopters with accurate armament. Flight decks with magnificent scale aircraft. Our mastery of the little things is legendary. The breadth of the line is no less extraordinary. Military airplanes, helicopters, armor and figures. Warships and ships. All in an assortment of popular scales and historic periods. All created with a “Passion for Precision.”
The da Vinci Series
Fun to build and operate, these plastic models require no glue, tools or paint to finish. Based on da Vinci's early designs, each demonstrates his mechanical genius. Fully functional, they deliver an enjoyable edu-tainment experience for children age 7 through adulthood and make excellent shelf or desk displays.
Schuco Die Cast Vehicles
For more than a century, Schuco has been creating museum quality, die cast vehicle replicas. The collection includes popular 1/87 HO scale American models from the 50s, 60s and 70s as well as a wide range of exotic and historic European autos. Each comes with a hard plastic, stackable display case.
The European selection embraces Porsche, Mercedes, Jaguar, Audi, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bugatti, Volkswagen and more. The American die cast replicas include classic autos like the '53 Caddy, '55 Chevy Bel Air, '64 Ford Mustang, '56 Ford F-100 Pick-up and even a '70 Plymouth Hemi-Barracuda.
These heavy die cast metal autos feature rubber tires and, accurate wheel reproduction. Depending on the specific vehicle, you'll find separately applied features like bumpers, headlights, grilles and other details
These ready- to-run, radio control construction vehicles deliver a boat load of operating features and ready-to-run enjoyment. They boast lights horn, and realistic operating sounds. They are complete with an R/C system, 6v NiMH rechargeable battery and wall charger. You'll control speed, direction, digging, lifting, dumping and more.
These detailed, plastic models are factory assembled and hand painted. Whether you’re a model builder with limited time, a collector who appreciates detail, or a history buff, Easy Model fits the bill. Aircraft panel lines are delicate, rivets precise, ships and armor accurately engraved. And they are all ready for immediate display. There are hundreds to choose from including 1/35 figures, 1/72 planes-WWII prop driven as well as jets- 1/72 tanks, 1/700 and 1/250 warships-subs and surface vessels..
Super Brain Chargers by MRC
For decades MRC's Super Brain Chargers have been driving innovation with cutting edge technology for NiCd, NiMH, LiPo, Pb, Li-ion and Life batteries. It started with U.S. Patent #6,218,808 B1 for Micro Peak Technology. Engineered for NiCd and NiMH batteries, Micro Peak eliminates false peaks by recognizing a full charge with remarkable accuracy. Batteries last longer, stay cooler and deliver increased run time. Our advanced LiPo technology features Lithium balancing and free software to allow monitoring of each cell's performance.
The Genie Series by MRC
Compatible with all model railroad scales, as well as DC, DCC and AC operating systems. Light Genie controls railroad and other hobby lighting with advanced radio control technology. It offers more than 20 different lighting effects and a wireless range of 90 ft. Applications include crossing gate lights, roadside flares, emergency vehicles, warning lights, 3-signal traffic lights and more.
Light Genie is also perfect for plastic kit modelers, sci-fi modelers, dollhouse builders and school projects.