Historical Information: 808 1500 hp SW1500 diesel switcher locomotives were produced by EMD between June 1966 and January 1974.
This Broadway Limited HO scale SW1500 locomotive is equipped with the Paragon2 sound and control system, and comes with a 5-pole can motor with skew wound armature. Its many features include DC/DCC dual mode decoder operation, slow-speed operation in DC and DCC, prototypical light operation with golden white LED headlight, cab light, and rear light, authentic sounds in DC and DCC (use DCMaster for DC sound), operating knuckle couplers, and separately applied grab irons, ladders, and brass bell.
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/horns, alternate whistle/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, and simple programming with integral DCC decoder. 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.
Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches
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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.