EMD NW2 Phase V - ESU Sound & DCC -- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern #436

EMD NW2 Phase V - ESU Sound & DCC -- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern #436

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Availability: Limited Run
Expected: 28-Jun-2021
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  • Elgin, Joliet & Eastern
  • Walthers Part # 910-20604
    p. 45 2020 HO Scale Reference Book

Product Information

From coach and freight yards to branchlines and the demands of heavy industry, the WalthersMainline NW2 is the perfect power for any switching assignment. One of EMD's most popular diesels, over 1100 were built between 1939 and 1949, serving over 50 railroads with some still working today. Based on phase five units built in 1949, features include:
  • Limited edition - one time run of these roadnumbers
  • Next18 DCC Plug
  • RP-25 metal wheels
  • Proto MAX(TM) metal knuckle couplers
  • Based on Phase V units built in 1949 with:

    • Louvered radiator grilles
    • Dual tall conical exhaust stacks
    • Small front radiator grille
    • Single straight hood to cab transition
    • 6 louvered side doors with letterboard gap
    • Large center cab windows
    • Factory-installed grab irons on hood and cab
    • With or without footboards as appropriate
    • 3 styles of headlights to match prototype practice

    Available with ESU(R) Sound and DCC for DCC and DC layouts featuring:

    • 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 567A prime mover sounds
    • Compressor

    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 & electrical pickup
  • Dual machined brass flywheels
  • Heavy die cast metal chassis
  • Constant and directional LED headlights

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.
Alternate horns and bell sounds can be programmed on the sound decoder using these CVs:
Horns: CV163 = Leslie A-200
CV163 = Wabco Single Chime
CV163 = Nathan M3
CV163 = Leslie S3L
Bells: CV164 = Bronze Bell (default)
CV164 = Steel Bell

Additional information on DCC functions:
ESU Function Mapping
ESU Function Output