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Athearn Genesis G19536 HO Scale - F9A/F7B EMD F-Unit Diesel - DCC & Sound - Burlington Northern #770/777

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Athearn Genesis G19536 HO Scale - F9A/F7B EMD F-Unit Diesel - DCC & Sound - Burlington Northern #770/777
F9A/F7B EMD F-Unit Diesel - DCC & Sound - Burlington Northern #770/777
Expected time of arrival: June 2021

FIRST TIME EVER IN GENESIS: BN HOCKEY STICK
ROAD NUMBER SPECIFIC FEATURES:
#766
Former NP unit
assigned to freight service but retains steam generator details
cut skirts
#770
Former NP unit
Assigned to freight service but retains steam generator details
Cut skirts
#777
F7 Unit
Former NP unit
Photos show this unit in both freight and passenger service
#9822
Former NP unit
Passenger service road number
#9745
F9 Unit
Former GN unit
Different style roof cooling coil

LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:
All units are powered
Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
DCC-ready features Quick Plug plug-and-play technology with both 21-pin connector (DCC-Ready only)
Factory installed SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound and DCC decoder (DCC+sound units only)
Tsunami sounds are compatible with both DCC and DC operation (DCC+sound units only)
Genesis driveline with balanced five pole skew wound motor and dual flywheels
Directional constant lighting-featuring LEDs; headlight brightness remains constant
Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, field measurements, photographs, and more
Separately applied photo etched metal and injection molded detail parts:
Cab interior 1 Coupler cut levers MU and Trainline hoses Windshield wipers Lift rings Wire grab irons Sander lines
Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, breather pipes, and retention tanks
Body mounted McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
Detailed Blomberg-B trucks with prototype-specific wheel bearings
Replacement parts available
Minimum radius: 18In

SOUND EQUPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE
Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 decoder pre-installed
Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
Individual sound boards installed in both A and B units (sound units only)
All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
Some functions are limited in DC
Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
Slow speed control
Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
CV chart included in the box
Lighting effects such as beacons and Gyralight where prototypically accurate
A and B units often include sound decoders with different default pitch shift, so MU lashups sound unique

PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The F-units were the most successful -first generation- road (main line) diesel locomotives in North America, and were largely responsible for superseding steam locomotives in road freight service. Before this, diesel units were mostly only built as switcher locomotives, and only used in rail yards.
Details
SKU 140-G19536
Quantity in stock 6 item(s) available
Road Name: Burlington Northern
Price: CA$685.99
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Due in Stock: July 27, 2021
 

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