Meccano Manuals 1908 - 1981

Meccano Motors etc.

Details and Downloads of the Instructions

Meccano Ltd produed a variety of motors to drive the models. The instruction leaflets/manuals can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image. There are many more motor instruction leaflets than are shown here. If anyone can provide additional leaflet scans its would be appreciated.


1920s Clockwork Motor


An instruction leaflet for the 1920 Clockwork Motor.
(Print Code 220/10)

Magic Clockwork Motor


An instruction leaflet for the Magic Motor.
(Print Code 1/239/30)

An instruction leaflet for the Magic Motor.
(Print Code 16/1250/50 - C4047)

An instruction leaflet for the Magic Motor.
(Print Code 16/554/25 - D1018)

An instruction leaflet for the Magic Motor.
English and six other languages.
(Print Code 16/1265/25, Ref 57204)

Post-War Clockwork Motor No.1


An instruction leaflet for the No.1 Clockwork Motor
English and seven other languages.
(Print code 17/1260/40, Code 57212)

An instruction leaflet for the No.1 Clockwork Motor
English and seven other languages.
A 1970s reprint on white paper - The print codes were not amended
(Print code 17/1265/40, Ref 57212)

Post-War Clockwork Motor No.2


An instruction leaflet for the No.2 Clockwork Motor
English and seven other languages.
(Print code 16/848/10).

Emebo Electric Motor


An instruction leaflet for the Emebo electric motor
English and six other languages.
(Print code 57203/562/50, Ref 57203)

A note regarding the Emebo electric motor
English and six other languages.
(Print code 16/762/50, Ref 57328/1)

An instruction leaflet for the Emebo electric motor
English and four other languages.
(Print code 16/1263/125, Ref 55983)

An instruction leaflet for the Emebo electric motor
English and six other languages.
(Print code 57203/1265/10, Ref 57203)

A 1970s instruction leaflet for the Emebo electric motor
English and four other languages.
(Ref 55982)

A 1970s instruction leaflet for the Emebo electric motor
English and four other languages.
(Ref 55983)

E20R and E15R Electric Motors


An instruction leaflet for the E20R electric motor.
English and three other languages.
(Print code 16/1054/7.5)

An instruction leaflet for the E15R electric motor.
English and three other languages.
(Print code 16/262/5, ref. 57217)

An instruction leaflet for the E15R electric motor.
English and three other languages.
A 1970s reprint on white paper - The print codes were not amended
(Print code 16/262/5, ref. 57217)

3-4.5V (Crane) Motor


An instruction leaflet for the 3-4.5V electric motor dated 1977
Leaflet also includes info on the No.13624 Battery Control Box
Code 160056

An instruction leaflet for the 3-4.5V electric motor dated 1977
Does NOT mention the Battery Control Box
Code 160056

Electric Motor with Six Ratio Gearbox


An instruction leaflet for the 3-12V Electric Motor with Six Ratio Gearbox.
English and six other languages.
Ref 152022

An instruction leaflet for the 4.5-12V Electric Motor with Six Ratio Gearbox.
French language only
1982 by Miro-Meccano S.A.

MO Electric Motor


The instruction leaflet for the MO motor and battery box.
English and five other languages.
1982 by Miro-Meccano S.A.

A warning leaflet for the MO motor and battery box.
English and five other languages.

MR Electric Motor


The instruction leaflet for the MR motor and battery box.
English and five other languages.

Battery Control Box (Part 620)


The instruction leaflet for the Battery Control box.
English and eight other languages.
Ref 152486

The instruction leaflet on adjusting the battery contacts of the Battery Control box.
English and four other languages.
Ref 152488

1970s Hand Generator


The instruction leaflet for the Hand Generator.
English and eight other languages.
Ref 152302

1970s Steam Engine


The instruction sheets for the 1970s Steam Engine.
English and eight other languages.
Ref 151990