Historical Information: The New Haven I-5 Hudson steam locomotives were built by Baldwin in 1937 and were retired in early 1951.
Features include brass construction with brass caliber detail at a plastic price, Paragon2 Sound and Control system that operates on both DC and DCC, a precision drive mechanism with sprung drivers engineered for ultra-smooth operation, premium caliber painting, full underbody detail on locomotive and tender, 5-pole can motor with skew wound armature and fly wheel, powerful high fidelity DC/DCC sound and authentic New Haven I-5 sounds, operating magnetic knuckle couplers, nickel silver rods and valve gear, full cab detail, many separately applied details such as hand grabs, rails, etc., prototypical light operation with golden white LEDs, builder's plates and trust plate.
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 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, and Johnson Bar Sound at direction change. 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, 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 chuff 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: Product image is from the manufacturer's website.
Note: Use DCMaster for DC sound.
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.