S-Helper Service SW1 Notes


(photo © S-Helper Service)

This model won the "S Scale Locomotive of the Year" in 2001, as voted on by the readers of Model Railroader magazine.


The first run of this locomotive did not have the EMD builders plate on them. They were added with the second run.

Printed-circuit Boards

This circuit board is for the
- AC or DC power
- non-sound version
(part #662-X002R1)
Notes about DC shorting plug

Soundtraxx Tsunami Sound

The linked to document describes how the SoundTraxx Tsunami (first-generation) is installed in an SW1 locomotive. This document was provided by Don Thompson.
Tsunami Installation Guide

Also provided by Don Thompson are the CV settings with which the models were configured when they were shipped from S-Helper Service.
Tsunami Configuration Variables (CV) Settings

DCC Installation

Installing a Lenz Gold & SoundTraxx DSX Decoder

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