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Z scale

Index Z scale

Z scale (1:220) was introduced by the Märklin company in 1972, and is one of the smallest commercially available model railway scales with a track gauge of. [1]

18 relations: Alternating current, Digital Command Control, Direct current, Grade (slope), Guinness World Records, H0f gauge, Märklin, National Model Railroad Association, Normen Europäischer Modellbahnen, Nuremberg International Toy Fair, Rail transport modelling, Rail transport modelling scales, Rolling stock, Selectrix, T gauge, Talent, Oregon, Track gauge, Volt.

Alternating current

Alternating current (AC) is an electric current which periodically reverses direction, in contrast to direct current (DC) which flows only in one direction.

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Digital Command Control

Digital Command Control (DCC) is a standard for a system to operate model railways digitally.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Grade (slope)

The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, mainfall, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of the angle of that surface to the horizontal.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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H0f gauge

H0f gauge (or H0i gauge) is a rail transport modelling scale representing Feldbahn-style 2 ft and 600 mm gauge railways using 1:87 HO scale running on Z gauge track.

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Märklin

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National Model Railroad Association

The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) is a non-profit organization for those involved in the hobby or business of model railroading.

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Normen Europäischer Modellbahnen

Normen Europäischer Modellbahnen (German) or Normes Européennes de Modélisme ferroviaires (French) are standards for model railroads, issued by the MOROP.

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Nuremberg International Toy Fair

The Nuremberg International Toy Fair (German: Spielwarenmesse) is the largest international trade fair for toys and games hold annually since 1949.

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Rail transport modelling

Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.

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Rail transport modelling scales

Rail transport modelling uses a variety of scales (ratio between the real world and the model) to ensure scale models look correct when placed next to each other.

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Rolling stock

The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.

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Selectrix

Selectrix is a digital model train control system developed by German company Döhler & Haas for model railway manufacturer Trix in the early 1980s.

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T gauge

T Gauge (1:450), is a model railway scale with a track gauge of.

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Talent, Oregon

Talent is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States.

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Track gauge

In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.

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Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z_scale

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