EMD F7 A-B Set - ESU Sound and DCC -- VIA Rail Canada #1409, 1965 (blue, yellow)

EMD F7 A-B Set - ESU Sound and DCC -- VIA Rail Canada #1409, 1965 (blue, yellow)

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  • VIA Rail Canada
  • Walthers Part # 910-19938
    p. 37 2019 HO Scale Reference Book

Product Information

Click here for additional information on DCC functions: ESU CV List
ESU Function Mapping
ESU Function Output

PLEASE NOTE: When operating Walthers-branded DCC-equipped locomotives in DC mode, do not use power packs that exceed an 18V rating. This includes MRC 1300-series power packs which have known issues with our decoders.
Add classic diesel power to your HO roster in minutes with WalthersMainline F7 A and B units!
With the arrival of the F7 in 1949, EMD had exactly what railroads needed to begin dieselizing with a vengeance. Geared for freight or passenger service, they were equally at home in either assignment. Over the next four years EMD built over 2200 A and 1400 B units, delivered in a rainbow of schemes for nearly every railroad in America. Tough and durable, many soldiered on into the early 70s and several are preserved.
Based on VIA's colorful passenger units, the A unit features a single headlight, while both units have steam generator details and 36" dynamic brake fans. Other features include:
  • Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers!
  • Used in freight and passenger service from 1949 to the 1990s - many preserved today
  • Nicely priced power for WalthersMainline freight and passenger trains
  • Factory-installed handrails
  • ESU Sound for DCC and DC layouts featuring:
    • 4 function outputs with brightness control by CV
    • Fully DCC compatible
    • 14, 28, 128 speed steps
    • Dual mode DC and DCC
    • 4 air horns changeable by CVs
    • 2 bells changeable by CVs
    • Full 8-notch prime mover sounds
    • Compressor
    • Dynamic brake
    • Multiple realistic lighting effects
  • Same powerful drive as WalthersProto(R) locos featuring:
    • Five-pole skew-wound motor
    • 14:1 gear ratio
    • Helical-cut gears for quiet operation and easy multiple unit operation
    • All-wheel drive and electrical pickup
    • Dual machined brass flywheels
    • Heavy die cast metal chassis
    • Constant and directional lights
  • 9-pin plug on Standard DC models for easy DCC conversion
  • RP-25 metal wheels
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers

Alternate Horns and Bells include:
Horns: CV163 = Leslie A-200 (default) CV163 = Wabco Single Chime CV163 = Leslie S3L CV163 = Leslie S5 Cv163 = Nathan M5
Bells: CV164 = EMD Brass Bell (default) CV164 = EMD Steel Bell
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