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BLI-1199 NYC 20th Century Ltd. J3a Dreyfuss Hudson, #5453, No Sound/DCC Ready, HO

Sale price$299.99
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The New York Central commissioned famed
industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss to sculpt the streamlined shape for the ten
J3 Hudson locomotives slated to pull the 20th Century Limited train. June
15, 1938 marked the inaugural run from New York to Chicago in just 16 hours.
70 years later, Broadway Limited Imports celebrates the pinnacle of the
streamlined era with this spectacular HO recreation.

Industry-Leading Features
(Sound-equipped version only):

Product Information:
  • ALL-NEW Paragon2 Sound & Control System
  • Synchronized PUFFING SMOKE with Chuff
  • Variable Puffing Smoke Intensity and
  • 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
  • Premium Caliber Painting with Authentic
    Paint Schemes
  • Prototypical Light Operation with Golden
    White LED Headlight, Rear Light
  • Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic Price
  • Brass locomotive and tender body w/ die
    cast chassis
  • Metal Kadee-compatible Couplers (2)
  • All-Driver Drive and All-Wheel
    Electrical Pick-up except for pilot trucks/trailing trucks
  • Separately Applied Handrails, Ladders,
    Whistle, and Brass Bell
  • Will Operate on Code 70, 83, and 100
  • Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches
  • Accurate prototypical sounds for the NYC
    J3a Hudson

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!

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 played

  • Adjustable bell ringing interval for
    faster or slower bell

  • Numerous user-mappable functions with
    available keys

  • Johnson Bar Sound at Direction Change

  • 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

  • Grade Crossing Automatic Signal

  • Simple Programming with Integral DCC

  • 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

  • Chuff 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

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