The Trix LINT 27 (product number 22271) is a cheap entry level model. That means sparse detailing, no sound and headlights only. That should not stop you from getting it though. In this article I describe how you can upgrade the model with all the bells and whistles from the more feature rich Märklin counterpart.
On layouts built using the Märklin C-track or the Trix C-track you can use the Märklin turnout decoders to conveniently install a decoder underneath the turnout. This is great if you are often rebuilding your layout or building a temporary layout. With the decoder underneath the turnout you basically get a wireless turnout. Depending on the version of your decoder there are a few things to keep ind mind when setting up a turnout on the CS3. In this article I will show you what to do. [More]
Macros are a new thing in the CS3 after version 1.4.0. Macros can be considered events with special features. They are meant as a help to get things done. One of them is the brake macro. The brake macro will allow you to stop a train in front of a red signal. This article will go through the set up of the brake macro and run a test. [More]
Feedback on your model railway is fun! Programming the trains to do stuff by themselves can also be a lot of fun. In this article I will explain how to build a shuttle train using the Märklin Central Station 3 and a feedback module.