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786 EMD E8A, SOU #2926, Powered/No Sound, DCC Ready, N

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The E8's are 2250 HP passenger train locomotives manufactured by
General Motors Electro Motor Division in La Grange, Illinois.
Between 1949 and 1953, EMD produced 421 E8A units and 39 B
units. In the E9's, they increased their horsepower to
2400. In appearance, the E8's and E9's are nearly
identical. Most railroads purchasing E7's also purchased
E8's. Toward the end of their service, E8's and E9's were
used for commuter and even freight service.

Features of
the Models:
Locomotive features:
  • ALL-NEW Paragon2 Sound &
    Control System
  • 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

  • Motor Type: 5-Pole Can with Skewed Armature & Dual Fly Wheels
  • Premium Caliber Painting
    with Authentic Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical Light Operation
    with Golden White LED Headlight and Cab Light
  • Beautifully
    Detailed, Accurately Modeled Locomotive
  • Separately
    Applied Details such as grab irons, steps, and ladders
  • Operating
    Sprung Diaphragms
  • Constant
    Intensity Directional Lighting
  • Traction
    Tire-Equipped for Maximum Traction

  • Locomotive Composition: ABS with Die Cast Chassis

  • A-Unit Length: 5.1"

  • B-Unit Length: 4.9"

  • A-Unit Weight (Powered): 4 oz

  • Couplers: (2) Micro Trains #1015

  • Recommended Minimum Radius: 9.75"

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
  • Playback Whistle for
    multiple whistle lengths and patterns
  • Choice of 3 selectable
    / Horns
  • Alternate Whistle / Horn
    where applicable for locomotive with air horn and steam
    whistle - both the main whistle and alternate can be easily
  • Adjustable bell ringing
    for faster or slower bell
  • Numerous user-mappable
    functions with available keys
  • Johnson Bar Sound at
    Direction Change (Steam Only)
  • Passenger Station Ambient
    - Controlled with Function Key
  • Freight Yard Ambient
    - Controlled with Function Key
  • Lumber Yard Ambient
    - Controlled with Function Key
  • Farm Ambient Sounds -
    Controlled with Function Key
  • Crew Radio Communications
    - Controlled with Function Key
  • Maintenance Yard Ambient
    - Controlled with Function Key
  • Demo Mode for display
    and demonstrations
  • Grade Crossing Automatic
  • 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
  • Engine sound intensity
    varies with load
  • Individually adjustable
    sound volumes
    for each effect
  • EZ Reset Button for
    quick return to factory default settings

* "dummy" units are lightweight
unpowered units that are pulled along like any car.

** "DCC Ready" means the
circuit board in the model has an NMRA standard 8-pin DCC socket
on the board. To operate in DCC, simply plug your DCC
decoder of choice into this socket.