HO SD45-2 w/DCC & Sound, NS #1705

Detailed Information

 

NS/EL FEATURES:

The former EL 3669, NS 1700 was repainted into Erie Lackawanna Heritage paint at Chattanooga, TN, in September 2015. The unit continues to operate today and has been seen from Ohio to New Jersey, often running with other 170X series units

NS FEATURES:

    Rebuilt with 16-cylinder engines, these former EL units are still earning their keep on today's Norfolk Southern. The units retain their distinctive 5000 gallon fuel tanks and are often seen running in pairs.

    SD45-2 LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

    • Coupler cut levers
    • MU hoses
    • Trainline hose
    • See-through cab windows
    • Full cab interior
    • Walkway tread
    • Windshield wipers
    • Lift rings
    • Wire grab irons
    • Sander lines
    • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
    • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
    • McHenry® scale knuckle couplers - Kadee® compatible
    • DCC-ready features Quick Plug plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
    • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
    • Accurately painted and printed paint schemes
    • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
    • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
    • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
    • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
    • LED Lighting for realistic appearance
    • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
    • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage
    • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
    • Minimum radius: 18" — Recommended radius: 22"

    SOUND-EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE

    • Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound
    • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
    • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
    • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
    • Precision slow speed control
    • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
    • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes

    PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

    The SD45-2 was an initial success; it was a complete improvement or upgrade as part of EMD's "Dash 2" line; it had little to almost absolutely no flaws during the early stages of production and during the model's official introduction. It was both popular and compatible with the original SD45 as well, with its large 20-cylinder engine. The SD45-2 lasted somewhat longer than most SD45 units on various owners' rosters.

    Specifications

    DCC: Equipped
    SOUND: Tsunami2
    PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURER: EMD
    Axles: 6
    LIGHTED: LED Lighting
    Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
    Is Assembly Required: No

    HO SD45-2 w/DCC & Sound, NS #1705

    [ATHG65817]

    $319.99

    Due Early March, 2023

    Out of Stock

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