Broadway Limited #3465 EMD SD70ACe NS #1073 Penn Central Heritage livery Paragon3 Sound/DC/DCC N Scale
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The SD70ACe is the successor to the older SD70MAC. Built from 2004 to 2014 in the United States the SD70ACe was originally designed to comply with EPA Tier 2 locomotive emissions regulations. Beginning in 2012 newly built SD70ACes were EPA Tier 3 compliant. SD70ACes are equipped with EMDs 16-710-G3C-T2 prime mover rated at 4300 horsepower (3200 kW). Later Tier 3 models are rated at 4500 horsepower (3400 kW). They are rated at 157000 lbf (700 kN) continuous tractive effort (191000 lbf (850 kN) starting). Braking effort is rated at 106000 lbf (470 kN). Although mechanically similar to earlier SD70 units the SD70ACe rides on a new underframe and uses mostly new sheet metal above the frame. Electrical cables and air lines have been routed beneath the walkways on opposite sides allowing easier access for maintenance. Continuing the designs of the SD80 and SD90 series the radiator on the locomotive is nearly as wide as the cab the center hood section is a step down below the roofline and the dynamic brakes have been moved to the rear of the hood. The SD70ACe uses the cab design of late-model SD90MAC-H units which uses rectangular window glass and is externally different from the two cab variations used on earlier SD70M and SD70MAC units. In 2008 EMD standardized the isolated cab on subsequent SD70ACes after non-isolated cab units were restricted from leading on BNSF Railway due to excessive cab vibration. Purchasers included ArcelorMittal BNSF Railway Canadian National Railway CSX Transportation Ferromex Kansas City Southern Railway Montana Rail Link Norfolk Southern Railway CVG Ferrominera Orinoco Union Pacific Railroad Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway BHP Billiton and shortline Arkansas and Missouri Railroad. Industry-Leading Features Product Information NEW Paragon3 Sound & Operation System FEATURING ROLLING THUNDERTM with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC environments Integral DCC Decoder with Back EMF for Industry Best Slow Speed Operation in DC and DCC Precision Drive Mechanism engineered for continuous heavy load towing and smooth slow speed operation Premium Caliber Painting with Authentic Paint Schemes Prototypical Light Operation with Golden White LED Headlight Rear Light ABS Body with Die Cast chassis for Maximum Tractive Effort (2) Operating MicroTrains #1015 or Compatible Couplers Separately Applied Handrails Ladders Whistle and Brass Bell Will Operate on Code 55 70 83 & 100 Rail Recommended Minimum Radius 9.75 inches Industry-Leading SOUND Features Operates in DC & DCC (use DCMaster for DC Sound) Record & Play Operation - Records and plays back sounds and movements once or repeatedly for automatic operation 16-bit Sample Rate for exceptional high frequency sound clarity 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 Numerous user-mappable functions with available keys Passenger Station Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key Freight Yard related radio chatter - Controlled with Function Key Lumber Yard Ambient Sounds - Controlled with Function Key Farm related radio chatter - Controlled with Function Key Crew Radio Communications - Controlled with Function Key Maintenance Yard related radio chatter - Controlled with Function Key Demo Mode for display and demonstrations Simple Programming with Integral DCC Decoder Individually adjustable sound volumes for most effects **Specifications on this page subject to change.
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