Athearn Genesis HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II with DCC & Sound, UP #8537
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Athearn Genesis HO G2 SD90MAC-H Phase II with DCC & Sound, UP #8537

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  • Item Number: ATHG27328
$288.98

EMD SD90MAC-H PHASE II WILL POSESS THE FOLLOWING FEATURES:

  • Available for the first time in Plastic!
  • All lighting feature new LEDs
  • Rubber MU hoses for durability
  • All New Tooling
  • Better than brass detail™
  • DCC+Sound models contain full-feature Tsunami2 sound decoder with EMD 265H prime mover sounds by SoundTraxx
  • Genesis 2.0 model features
    • See through steps
    • Illuminated ground lights
    • Illuminated Number boards

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

 

UP FEATURES:

  • Antenna dome on cab roof per prototype
  • blue flag holders on engineers side of cab nose
  • Nose door no window
  • Cab side long style sun shades
  • As delivered strut placement on truck sideframes

LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • Brand new model previously only available in brass
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, photographs, and more
  • Accurately-painted and –printed paint schemes
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Rubber MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • See through cab windows
  • Full cab interior
  • Walkway tread
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
  • Sander lines
  • McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • LED Lighting for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage

GENESIS 2.0 FEATURES:

By integrating and pioneering some of the latest model advancements in the industry, Athearn is redefining model fidelity with Genesis 2.0.

  • Etched, see-through walkway steps
  • Illuminated number boards
  • Illuminated ground lights
  • DCC+Sound models feature dual Sugar cube speakers for optimal sound quality

SOUND EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE

  • Onboard DCC+Sound models have full-feature Tsunami2 sound decoder with EMD 265H prime mover sounds by SoundTraxx
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Precision slow speed control
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
  • CV chart included in the box

EMD SD90MAC-H PHASE II WILL POSESS THE FOLLOWING FEATURES:

  • Available for the first time in Plastic!
  • All lighting feature new LEDs
  • Rubber MU hoses for durability
  • All New Tooling
  • Better than brass detail™
  • DCC+Sound models contain full-feature Tsunami2 sound decoder with EMD 265H prime mover sounds by SoundTraxx
  • Genesis 2.0 model features
    • See through steps
    • Illuminated ground lights
    • Illuminated Number boards

Presenting EMD’s 6,000HP 6-axle diesel in a whole new level of authenticity. During the mid-1990’s, the horsepower race was in full swing between General Electric and GM’s Electro-Motive Division. Starting in 1995, EMD revived the 20 cylinder engine design, last seen in the SD45, and introduced the 5,000HP SD80MAC. GE soon responded with the 6,000HP 7HDL prime mover in their AC6000CW locomotive. EMD answered back with the GM16V265H 4-stroke diesel engine with a similar 6,000HP output. Thus, the SD90MAC-H was born. Athearn is pleased to announce the Phase II variation of the SD90MAC-H. A must have addition to your model railroad.

 

UP FEATURES:

  • Antenna dome on cab roof per prototype
  • blue flag holders on engineers side of cab nose
  • Nose door no window
  • Cab side long style sun shades
  • As delivered strut placement on truck sideframes

LOCOMOTIVE FEATURES:

  • Brand new model previously only available in brass
  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run
  • DCC-ready features Quick Plug™ plug-and-play technology with 21-pin NEM connector
  • Scaled from prototype resources including drawings, photographs, and more
  • Accurately-painted and –printed paint schemes
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Rubber MU hoses
  • Trainline hose
  • See through cab windows
  • Full cab interior
  • Walkway tread
  • Fine-scale Celcon handrails for scale appearance
  • Windshield wipers
  • Lift rings
  • Wire grab irons
  • Detailed fuel tank with fuel fillers, fuel gauges, & breather pipes
  • Sander lines
  • McHenry scale knuckle couplers - Kadee compatible
  • Genesis driveline with 5-pole skew wound motor, precision machined flywheels, and multi-link drivetrain
  • All-wheel drive with precision gears for smooth & quiet operation
  • All-wheel electrical pickup provides reliable current flow
  • Wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • LED Lighting for realistic appearance
  • Heavy die-cast frame for greater traction and more pulling power
  • Packaging securely holds for the model for safe storage

GENESIS 2.0 FEATURES:

By integrating and pioneering some of the latest model advancements in the industry, Athearn is redefining model fidelity with Genesis 2.0.

  • Etched, see-through walkway steps
  • Illuminated number boards
  • Illuminated ground lights
  • DCC+Sound models feature dual Sugar cube speakers for optimal sound quality

SOUND EQUIPPED MODELS ALSO FEATURE

  • Onboard DCC+Sound models have full-feature Tsunami2 sound decoder with EMD 265H prime mover sounds by SoundTraxx
  • Sound units operate in both DC and DCC
  • Full DCC functions available when operated in DCC mode
  • Engine, horn, and bell sounds work in DC
  • All functions NMRA compatible in DCC mode
  • Precision slow speed control
  • Program a multiple unit (MU) lashup with lead unit only horn, bell, and lights
  • Many functions can be altered via Configuration Value (CV) changes
  • CV chart included in the box
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