Athearn #G04404 HO G2 SD70ACe w/DCC & Sound MRL/Essential Work #4404

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Scale HO
Number G04404
Manufacturer Athearn
Detailed Information MRL 4404 NOTES In late 2020 MRL unveiled #4404 painted in a striking paint scheme that commemorates essential workers across the world. Due to the timing of the real-life unveil there wasn’t enough time to finalize the artwork before this product announcement. MRL’s First Responder locomotive is being released to honor essential workers. In keeping with the spirit of this release the Athearn Team is pleased to announce that with each purchase of the Genesis MRL First Responder unit we will be making a donation to Hobbies For Good a charitable organization that supports charities and causes throughout the USA. SD70ACE SERIES LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES Full cab interior Coupler cut levers Flexible rubber trainline hose Etched see-through steps Lift rings Wire grab irons See-through cab windows Flexible rubber MU hoses Walkway tread Sander lines Windshield wipers Accurately-painted and –printed paint schemes McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible Fully-assembled and ready-to-run 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 Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers fuel gauges & breather pipes 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-including lit number boards ground lights and marker lights (if applicable) Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power Packaging securely holds model for safe storage Minimum radius 18” — Recommended radius 22” GENESIS 2.0 FEATURES By integrating and pioneering some of the latest model advancements in the industry Athearn is redefining model fidelity with Genesis 2.0 Etched see-through walkway steps Illuminated number boards Illuminated ground lights on front trucks Illuminated marker lights (where applicable) SOUND-EQUPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE Onboard DCC decoder with SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound Dual cube speakers for optimal sound quality Sound units operate in both DC and DCC Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode Engine horn and bell sounds work in DC All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode Precision slow speed control PROTOTYPE SPECIFIC INFORMATION In order to meet stricter diesel locomotive emissions standards imposed by EPA Tier II regulations EMD modified the SD70MAC to create the SD70ACe and SD70M-2. Each model is powered by a 16-cylinder 4300-horsepower diesel engine. On the SD70M-2 the prime mover drives an alternator and produces AC current that is rectified to DC current which powers the traction motors. On the SD70ACe the DC current is then “chopped” back into AC to power the traction motors.
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Item # G04404
New Arrivals Jun 2, 2022
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Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Diesel Locomotives
Engine Style SD70 SD70ACe SD70MAc SD70ACU
Electronics DCC And Sound
Road Name Montana Rail Link - Rail Link