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ARH-BLAU Classic Blaupunkt Amplifier Retention/radio replacement harness

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Replace classic Blaupunkt radio and/or amplifier in older European vehicles
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Replace classic Blaupunkt and Porsche radios and retain OE amplifier or retain amplifier and replace radio.

The ARH-BLAU is a dual function harness for use in older European vehicles (BWM, Mercedes, Porsche etc.) with Blaupunkt Hi-Fi systems. Use to replace vintage Blaupunkt SQR 46, SQR 47, SQR 48 radios (e.g. Reno, Toronto, Lexington, Heidelberg, Bremen, Washington etc.) as well as classic Porsche CD-1, CD-2, CD-10 radios with most aftermarket including new Blaupunkt Bremen SQR 46 DAB etc. (aftermarket radio must have RCA outputs)
The ARH-BLAU can also be used replace Blaupunkt amplifier (BQA 80, BQB 80, 928 645 435 00, etc.) and retain OE radio by providing 4-line level audio inputs/outputs (LF, LR, RL, RR) and +12V remote turn-on to aftermarket amplifier. Not applicable to replacing NOKIA, BOSE or HAES amplifiers.
1. Install aftermarket radio and retain Hi-Fi amplifier:
This version of the ARH-BLAU connects behind the dash. Will not work if connected at the amplifier.
a. Remove Blaupunkt radio and disconnect amplifier 8-pin DIN plug
b. Connect ARH-BLAU 8-pin socket to factory amplifier 8-pin DIN plug
c. Connect ARH-BLAU RCA's to replacement radio pre-amp outputs
d. Connect ARH-BLAU blue wire to replacement radio "Amp" turn-on lead
2. To retain factory radio/replace Hi-Fi amplifier with aftermarket:
This version of the ARH-BLAU connects at the amplifier (usually under passenger seat). Will not work if connected behind the dash.
a. Disconnect amplifier 8-pin DIN plug
b. Connect ARH-BLAU 8-pin socket to factory amplifier 8-pin DIN plug
c. Connect ARH-BLAU RCA's to replacement amplifier pre-amp inputs.
d. Connect ARH-BLAU blue wire to aftermarket "AMP" turn-on terminal.
The ARH-BKR provides factory amp with 4 line level audio outputs (RL, RR, FL, FR) and +12V remote turn-on.

1. Applicable only to Blaupunkt Hi-Fi systems. Please select application from drop-down.
2. Not applicable to Continental/VDO aftermarket radios. For Continental radio installs, purchase our ARH-BKT
3. Not compatible with NOKIA, BOSE or HAES amplifiers. Purchase our ARH-CONTI instead.

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