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Just posting this here in case it's useful for someone in the future - it's a set of comparisons of various different speaker types for the 141 including: * double iPhone * twin sugarcubes * slim sugarcube * bass enhanced * twin megabass * EM2 bass (knew it wouldn't fit but had to try it out ) * Direct comparison of double iPhone and combination sugarcube & megabass * The winner (IMHO): Combination of 1 x Sugarcube & 1 x Megabass Enjoy!
Over the last few months, I've bought four class 141/181s and as I love having sound, I wanted to fit DCC sound chips and speakers to each. I hadn't fit speakers before to anything so this was a new challenge, even just getting the body shell off the loco was something I had to look up. I also found two good posts on this topic on this forum https://irishrailwaymodeller.com/topic/8434-dcc-sound-for-locos-in-2020/ and https://irishrailwaymodeller.com/topic/4568-dcc-sound-speaker-comparison/ to get me started and give some idea of what needed to be done. After testing a bunch of different speaker types (watch the tests here if you like) I eventually settled on a combination of a sugarcube with as deep an enclosure as I could fit into the loco and a megabass speaker which just about fit, with some modification of the chassis. I never found a start to finish video tutorial on how to do this, so decided to create one and add it on here - hopefully it helps someone else in the future