DCC Sound Speaker Guide By Loco Class

This page shows our recommend speakers for all the common types of diesel and electric locos. To keep it simple we have listed the best speakers that are easy to fit. They will fit in the space provided and nothing needs to be cut or permanently altered, but you may have to unscrew parts, for example the fans.

Bachmann

Class

Speaker

Notes

20 (Plux22 version)

20x20x7 megabass

Remove built in speaker first

20 (21 pin version)

Double iPhone slim

 

20 (8 pin version)

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

Fit vertically behind the nose

24

20x20x7mm megabass

Fits 8 and 21 pin versions, in the latest model, remove the built in speaker

25

20x20x7mm megabass

Fits 8 and 21 pin versions, in the latest model, remove the built in speaker

37

20x20x7mm megabass

A pair also fits the 21 pin version and sounds louder

40

27mm round bass enhanced

A pair also fits and sounds louder

43 25x25x7mm megabass Remove fan holder

44

20x20x7mm megabass

 

45

20x20x7mm megabass

 

46

20x20x7mm megabass

 

47 (8 or 21 pin)

20x20x7mm megabass

A pair also fits and sounds louder

47 (plux22 version)

Use built in speaker

 

55

20x20x7mm megabass

 

57

20x20x7mm megabass

A pair also fits and sounds louder

66

20x20x7mm megabass

A pair also fits and sounds louder

70

20x20x7mm megabass

 A pair also fits and sounds louder

85

35x24x3mm bass enhanced

 

 

Hornby

Class

Speaker

Notes

08

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

 Fit vertically behind the grill

31

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

Fits in front of the fan

43 (HST)

27x27x13mm megabass

Fit to the back of the body shell, stick to the roof facing down

50

25x25x7mm megabass

Fits at the non fan end

56

27mm round bass enhanced

Fits at the non fan end

60

25x25x7mm megabass

A thinner speaker is needed for early models

67

20x20x7mm megabss

Fits over the drive shaft, or you can use two in the tanks if you can solder

73

25x25x7mm megabass

 

87

22x13x5mm bass enhanced

Fits under the pcb, over the drive shaft

91

22x13x5mm bass enhanced

Fits above either bogie, you can also use two

92

25x25x7mm megabass

 

800

22x13x5mm bass enhanced

Fits in the same space as the decoder

 

Heljan

Class

Speaker

Notes

15

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

 

16

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

 

25

25x25x7mm megabass

 

26

27mm round bass enhanced

 

27

27mm round bass enhanced

 

33

27mm round bass enhanced

 

35

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

 

47

25x25x7mm megabass

Fits over the bogie

52

25x25x7mm megabass

Fits over the bogie

58

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

 

128

26x14x7mm bass enhanced

Fits behind the cab

 

Dapol

Class

Speaker

Notes

21

25x25x7mm megabass

 

22

25x25x7mm megabass

 

29

25x25x7mm megabass

 

52

25x25x7mm megabass

 

68

25x25x7 mm megabass

 

73

25x25x7 mm megabsss

 

121 27mm round bass enhanced Fits above the decoder

 

Vitrains

Class

Speaker

Notes

37

25x25x7mm megabass

Fits over the bogie

47

25x25x7mm megabass

Fits over the bogie

 

DCC Sound Installs

 

This is a guide only, we recommend measuring the space available before choosing a speaker. Also make sure the recommended speaker is suitable for your sound decoder. Our recommended speakers are all suitable for Loksound 4, 5 and Zimo sound decoders. Further Info about our speakers can be found here, or you can contact us with any questions.