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Type 212A

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Static Diving Model Submarine with Piston Tank

Type 212 of the German Navy is today’s most modern submarine.
This is its counterpart in 1/70 scale.

Result: a handy sized model submarine equipped with a sensor controlled Piston Tank – performs and dives just as in full size.

This model submarine developed by ENGEL offers besides radial parting with bayonet lock ring and Tech Rack© very compact dimensions and easy handling. Hull, sail and all other attaching parts are highly detailed. The Tech Rack© slides into the front part of the hull offering easy access to most of the boat’s internal components.

Building is straight forward and quite simple as all parts are prefabricated is highly detailed and sturdy.
The hull is made of super strong ABS with a thicknes of more than 3 mm and ready-assembled with bayonet lock ring and aft bulk head.
Control planes and ridges are cast in resin.

The Tech Rack© is constructed of sturdy CNC-machined, interlocking parts, reinforced with ready-made brass bars. Piston Tank included features AutoStop, meaning that the piston drive will automatically stop at an instant as soon as the tank is completely filled or emptied. Piston Tank and electronic switch unit CTS2 are both fully built forming a compact unit without extensive and frail wiring.

As all ENGEL sub models the 212 also comes with a full safety package including

  • loss of transmitter signal
    • loss of receiver signal
    • low battery monitor
    • pressure switch

    Propelled by a BRUSHLESS motor and a 6-blade prop the submerged model can reach top speeds of about 10 km/h (6 mph).

    Kit includes:
    • Hull unit made of rigid ABS, highly detailed and complete with bayonet lock ring and aft bulk head.
    • Sail, service hatch, rudders and rudder bases as well as periscopes made in resin.
    • Tech Rack© made of CNC-machined, interlocking parts and brass bars.
    • Piston Tank type HA500-12V 380 sensor controlled with Hall Sensor and magnets ready-installed.
    • Compact switch unit CTS2.
    • Pressure Switch.
    • Brushless main drive motor 12V 300 kV with aluminium mount, stainless steel shaft, brass coupler and shaft sealing ring.
    • 6-blade scimitar propeller made of brass with plastic spinner.
    • All necessary linkages and small parts.
    • Screws, nuts and bolts made of stainless steel.
    • Pre-shaped ballast weights.
    • Letters for U31/S191, U32/S192, U33/S193, U34/S194 as well as water level markings.
    • Manual in English.

    Further items required to complete this model:
    • Wire and Connector Set, item no. 1599-99
    • Battery Pack High-Power NiMH 12V/3500mAh + Receiver Battery NiMH 4,8V/3000mAh, item no. 5556
    • Boat Stand made of Polycarbonate, aluminium and stainless steel, item no. 1599-Z
    • Pitch Controller DLx for X-rudders, item no. 1573
    • Reverse Drive Detection (no BEC), item no. 8454
    • Brushless electronic speed control, item no. 3751
    • Servo DS-238 MG BB, item no. 9377 (only this servo will fit, requires 2)
* incl. tax, plus shipping