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SD40-2 (DCC & Sound): Ferromex (3 Rd #'s) | Athearn RTR
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FXE (3 Rd #'s) SD40-2 (DCC & Sound)

Item# Item Name MSRP: Our Price: Qty Add
ATH72117 SD40-2 (DCC & Sound): FXE #3123 | Athearn RTR
ATH72118 SD40-2 (DCC & Sound): FXE #3139 | Athearn RTR
ATH72119 SD40-2 (DCC & Sound): FXE #3144 | Athearn RTR
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Additional Information::
  • separately applied wire grab irons
  • separately applied air tanks
  • coupler cut levers
  • rubber mu hoses
  • photo etched stainless steel windshield wipers
  • fine scale handrails molded in engineering plastic
  • see-through dynamic brake and radiator fans
  • exhaust stack
  • frame mounted bell (unless noted)
  • detailed 4000 gallon fuel tank (unless different capacity is noted)
  • HTC or Flexicoil-C trucks (per prototype)
  • see-though cab windows
  • highly detailed, injection molded body featuring new tooling

Technical Specs:
This sound-equipped model has factory installed Onboard Econami sound decoder by SoundTraxx with dual cube speakers for optimal sound quality. The sound operates in both DC and DCC environments. When operating in DC, the engine, horn and bell sounds will work. Full DCC functionality when operating in DCC such as ability to program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell and lights. Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes - CV chart included. Sounds included are engine start-up sound sequences, dynamic brake or non-dynamic straight to idle on F4, extra prime mover and horn sounds exclusive to Athearn spec decoder and multiple bell sound files configurable via CV.

  • 5-pole motor with flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain for trouble free operation
  • all-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth and quiet operation
  • all-wheel electrical pick-up provides reliable current flow
  • wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • bi-directional LED lighting for realistic appearance
  • McHenry scale knuckle spring couplers
  • 18" minimum radius
  • 22" recommended radius

Product Details:
  • fully assembled and factory finished
  • illuminated ditch lights
  • early extended range dynamic brake
  • large EMD style plow
  • 88" nose with brake wheel
  • cab air conditioner
  • Nathan K5LA horn
  • large and small firecracker antennas
  • ditch lights mounted on anticlimber
  • FXE specific details:
  • -operating front ditch lights
  • -early production body details such as chicken wire grilles, no anti-climbers, early ECAFB and 81" nose
  • -3 units in former NdeM blue and orange scheme with Ferromex road numbers
  • -3 units in latest Ferromex grey and red scheme
  • -not all units have been repainted and both paint schemes are found operating together

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