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BLI-2055 PRR I1sa 2-10-0, #4315, Modern Headlight, 210F82A Long Tender, Paragon 2 Sound/DC/DCC, HO

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PRRs I1s decapod
design was so successful that by 1924, this 2-10-0 was considered the standard
heavy freight hauler of the railroad up until WWII. In 1930, the original I1s
underwent a revision of the cylinder steam vents to admit steam for 78% of the
stroke. This boosted tractive effort from 90,000 to 96,000 lbs and made the new
class I1sa. Through the years, many I1s engines were changed over to the
modified I1sa design. By July 1947, the 598-unit fleet was divided into 109 I1s
and 489 I1sa locomotives. They remained in service until the end of PRR steam in

Decapods outperformed Mikado L1s by a whopping 41% more horsepower while
consuming 12% less steam. Nicknames for the type included Decs and Hippos, the
latter possibly from the fat boiler.

DID YOU KNOW? The I1sa short tender (90F82) has coal board sides that are bent
inward a few degrees. Even the most expensive of brass models have missed this
detail. BLIs I1sa will properly model this detailan industry first. Thank
you, PRRT&HS Modeling Committee, especially Bob Johnson, for your keen eyes!

Industry-Leading Features:
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
  • Factory Installed Engineer and Fireman
  • Near-Brass Caliber Detail at a Plastic
  • ABS Body with
    Heavy Die
    Cast chassis for Maximum Tractive Effort
  • Locomotive + Tender Length (coupler to
    coupler): 11.6 inches
  • Locomotive
    Weight: 13 oz.
  • 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
  • Operating Cab Roof Vents
  • Will Operate on Code 70, 83, and 100
  • Recommended Minimum Radius: 18 inches
  • Accurate
    prototypical sounds for the PRR I1sa

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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