MicroAce N gauge 205 series (Yokohama Line)
This MicroAce model represents the very early 205 series batch with the classic sash window style (2段サッシ). It's a reasonably modern model with flywheel motor, LED directional lighting. Bogies have pinpoint pickups and darkened wheelsets.
Overall this looks like a convincing representation of the 205 series.
The main downside is that the car interiors (floor/seating) are modelled in a rather dark red for some reason, which makes the interiors look very dark and unconvincing. Also, the destination board lighting is very bright.
Note this set was modified by a previous owner to "modernize" it, primarily by replacing the original diamand pantographs with single-arm ones, and adding front skirts.
This set was originally 10-car Yamanote Line set YaTe 2 (ヤテ2) but was loaned to the Yokohama Line for a couple of months from January 1993, where it ran as the 7-car KaMa 51 (カマ51) set in Yokohama Line colours. As such photographs of this unit are comparatively rare; the only picture I've been able to locate is:
Maintenance and repair
This is a standard MicroAce chassis design of the second generation, with flywheel motor and pinpoint pickups.
Motor unit, partially disassembled
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