Historical Information: 3957 6-axle 3000 hp SD40-2 diesel-electric locomotives were produced by EMD between 1972 and 1989.
This Broadway Limited HO scale SD40-2 locomotive comes equipped with the Paragon2 sound and control system, and a 5-pole can motor with skew wound armature. Its many features include an integral DCC decoder with Back EMF for slow speed operation in DC and DCC, a precision drive mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation, ABS body with heavy die cast chassis for maximum tractive effort, all-wheel drive and all-wheel electrical pick-up, authentic paint schemes, prototypical light operation with golden white LED headlight, rear light, lighted number boards, separately applied handrails, windshield wipers, horn, and brass bell, see-through steps, metal Kadee-compatible couplers (2), factory installed engineer and fireman figures, and operates on code 70, 83, and 100 rail.
Note: Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches.
Sound features include record and play operation (records and plays back sound and movement for automatic operation), 16-bit sample rate for exceptional high frequency sound clarity, playback whistle for multiple whistle lengths and patterns, choice of 3 selectable whistles and horns, alternate whistle and horn (where applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam whistle - both the main whistle and alternate can be easily played), adjustable bell ringing interval for faster or slower bell, and numerous user-mappable functions with available keys. Passenger station, freight yard, lumber yard, farm, crew radio communications, and maintenance yard ambient sounds are all controlled with function keys. Features also include a demo mode for display and demonstrations, grade crossing automatic signal, 8 diesel motor revs, simple programming with integral DCC decoder, automatic forward and reverse signal (when activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot, and when moving forward from a stopped position, toots twice, and when moving in reverse. toots three times.). The engine sound intensity varies with load and there are individually adjustable sound volumes for each effect. There is also an EZ Reset Button for quick return to the factory default settings.
Note: Use DCMaster for DC sound.
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This item is in stock and will ship the same or next business day at a shipping cost of only $7.95 per order inside the contiguous United States. S&H for orders outside the 48 states are determined by the shipping calculator at checkout.
This model train engine comes with a 30-day money back guarantee (except for shipping charges). Item must be returned in the original packaging and in satisfactory condition. We take the hit and resell it as used.