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AiH-CONTI Aftermarket amplifier integration harness for Continental/VDO Radios

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Revised edition: With option to drive speaker from new radio or new amplifier.
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    AiH-CONTI
Easily connect aftermarket amplifiers to Continental and VDO radios.

Due to their ability to support modern media formats; Continental & VDO radios are slowly becoming the radio choice for older European luxury vehicles (BMW*, Porsche, Audi, Mercedes, Ferrari, Lamborghini etc.) These replacement radios are capable of producing 41Wx4 (Max) which is similar to OE, but if looking to elevate to a new level or clarity and fullness, we highly recommend adding an amplifier and/or powered subwoofer. Unfortunately Continental & VDO radios lack line-level outputs required by most amplifiers and because of that a line-level converter is required. The AiH-CONTI signal sensing technology turns amplifier on/off when radio is turned on/off and unlike most universal line-converters, it is custom fitted with plugs/sockets matching both the Continental/VDO radio and vehicle ISO speaker/power plugs (must have OE plugs) which means factory wiring integrity is not compromised and audio system can easily return to original if and when vehicle is offered up for sale or trade.
Note:To install Continental/VDO radios in Hi-Fi systems (Nokia, HAES, or Bose); purchase our ARH-CONTI instead.
» Provides aftermarket amplifiers with 4-Full range (Front and rear) line-level inputs (RCA)
» Provides aftermarket amplifier remote turn-on signal
» Separate radio illumination wire
» Connects to Continental/VDO radio 8-pin speaker and power sockets.
» New!! Option to power speaker(s) with radio built-in amplifier.
» Red LED trigger status indicator.
» Pre-swapped ACC and BAT leads to match Continental/VDO wiring scheme.
» Applicable to vehicles with dual 8-pin (power & speaker) ISO connectors only

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Footnotes:
* Assumes BMW OE 16-pin plug has been converted to dual 8-pin ISO using this harness

1. Ideal for replacing both the OE radio and bypassing OE amplifier. If replacing OE radio and retaining OE amplifier; purchase our ARH-CONTI instead.
2. NOT required for aftermarket amplifier with speaker level inputs
3. Not applicable to Continental/VDO 24-Volt radios.
4. This harness does not ship same day. It must first be assembled (built) after which it is then shipped using shipping method selected at checkout.


Defective returns:
Our return policy differs from than of other online merchants and we encourage all customer to read our Return policy page it in its entirety prior to ordering.
Defective returns are eligible for warranty repair or replacement service: Within the first 10 days, Discount Car Stereo will replace any defective or damaged part and provide a pre-paid return label (US Customers only). (Pre-paid labels are not issued for other return reasons).
After 10 days of receipt, customer covers return shipping cost, however we cover shipping cost to supplier/manufacturer, and to ship replacement back to you. If original purchase can't be replaced (discontinued etc), we reserve the right to provide a substitute part of higher or equal value. Any claims for missing parts must be made within 7 days of delivery.
We strive to avoid costly returns by providing our customer with as much product information and applications. Click to read the full return policy page.

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Our family owned and operated specialty store makes every effort to get your order processed and shipped at soon as possible; however any products with this logo requires assembly and additional time (usually 2-3 days) to assemble (build) after which it is shipped using shipping method selected at checkout. Paying for a faster shipping method (e.g. Express mail, Priority mail) for parts requiring assembly, does not speed up assembly process; however, it does speed up delivery time.
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