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Athearn Genesis G19541 HO Scale - F7A EMD F-Unit Diesel - DCC & Sound - Penn Central #1684

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Athearn Genesis G19541 HO Scale - F7A EMD F-Unit Diesel - DCC & Sound - Penn Central #1684
F7A EMD F-Unit Diesel - DCC & Sound - Penn Central #1684
Expected time of arrival: June 2021

Primed For Grime

Former NYC unit
small lettering
-Passenger- pilot
Short cab side windows
Early style horizontal carbody louvers
Early style horizontal etched grills
small PC -worm- on nose in white
large NYC style road numbers.
Former NYC unit
small lettering
Freight pilot
Tall cab side windows
Late style vertical carbody louvers
Late style vertical -Farr- etched grills
red & white PC -worm- on nose with white logos on sides
and large PC-style road numbers

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

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

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.
SKU 140-G19541
Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Road Name: Penn Central
Price: CA$354.99
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Due in Stock: July 27, 2021