PREORDER BLI-2509 SAL Centipede #4501, Citrus Scheme, Paragon3 Sound/DC/DCC, HO

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12-2509 SAL Centipede #4501, Citrus Scheme, Paragon3 Sound/DC/DCC, HO. ETA To Be Announced
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Baldwin produced the famous "Centipede" diesel
locomotives during 1945-48, and sold them to three railroads (SAL, NdM, and PRR).
The Centipedes were very large, 91 1/2 feet long, for single units as operated
on SAL and NdM, and 183 feet long for semi-permanently coupled pairs as operated
on the PRR. Each unit contained two 1500 horsepower diesel motors, so a
pair contained four motors and totaled 6000 horsepower. Centipedes were
heavy, totaling 1,200,000 pounds (1.2 million) for a pair, with more than
800,000 of those pounds carried by the 16 drivers. (Some content excerpted
from the WWW). These spectacular diesel locomotives are a MUST-HAVE for an
Pennsy diesel modeler as well as anyone who wants to showcase unique, premium
quality on his layout. Don't miss these limited run diesel gems.
Preorder today.

Broadway Limited Imports is proud to introduce
Paragon2: The new benchmark for premium HO sound-equipped locomotives. These DC
and DCC-Sound equipped locomotives feature the ALL-NEW Paragon2 sound and
control system. Each Paragon2 locomotive comes with BLI's own integral DCC
Decoder factory installed. Paragon2 locomotives offer Dual Mode DC and DCC
operation with: superb back EMF motor control in DC and DCC, recordable DCC
operation for automated playback, the same detail level as the original Paragon
Series, and the familiar sturdy maroon box!

Industry-Leading
Features
:

  • Feature the ALL-NEW Paragon3 Sound & Control
    System
  • Feature 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
  • 5-Pole Can Motor with Skew Wound
    Armature
  • PRR A-units are equipped with trainphone
    antennae. B-units are not.
  • Premium Caliber Painting with Authentic
    Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical Light Operation with Golden
    White LED Headlight
  • Operating Metal Knuckle Couplers
  • Factory Installed Engineer and Fireman
    Figures
  • Near-Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price
  • Minimum Radius: 22" or greater recommended

Industry-Leading
SOUND Features
:

  • Operates in DC & DCC (use DCMaster
    for DC Sound)
  • Auto Pilot (ATS) - Records and plays
    back sound and movement for automatic operation (Macro 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
  • Numerous user-mappable functions with
    available keys
  • Passenger Station Ambient Sounds -
    Controlled with Function Key
  • Freight Yard Ambient Sounds -
    Controlled with Function Key
  • Lumber Yard Ambient Sounds -
    Controlled with Function Key
  • Farm Ambient Sounds - Controlled with
    Function Key
  • Crew Radio Communications -
    Controlled with Function Key
  • Maintenance Yard Ambient Sounds -
    Controlled with Function Key
  • Demo Mode for display and
    demonstrations
  • Grade Crossing Automatic Signal
  • 8 Diesel Motor Revs (Diesel Only)
  • Simple Programming with Integral DCC
    Decoder
  • Automatic Forward / Reverse Signal -
    When activated, stopping triggers and stop whistle toot. When moving forward
    from a stopped position, toots twice. When moving in reverse. toots three
    times.
  • Engine sound intensity varies with load
  • Individually adjustable sound volumes
    for each effect
  • EZ Reset Button for quick return to
    factory default settings

**Specifications on this page subject to
change.

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