The model comes DCC ready with a 21 pin decoder interface (MTC). The Auscision speaker enclosure is designed around an ESU 20x40mm speaker. The sound can be dramatically enhanced by fitting a DCCSound Premium speaker, with twin 13x18mm sugarcube drivers and MaxiK enclosure. For comparison, the speaker volume is enhanced 200%.
Model as provided with body removed (no need to remove couplers!):
The 21 pin DC jumper plug is removed along with the factory speaker enclosure. An ESU 58429 LokSound V5 21-MTC decoder and DCCSound premium speaker are then fitted:
The speaker is a direct fit over the chassis, where the drivers are located on the underside of the speaker enclosure:
The V5 decoder is then updated with the latest Victorian Railways L class sound project with authentic recordings of the L class, including the Kockums 3 chime whistle. The model is reassembled by fitting the body on the chassis.