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ARH-CONTI Bose/Nokia Amplifier retention harness for Continental/VDO radio installs

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Replace Becker with Continental/VDO radio and retain Nokia/Bose amplifier

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Retain Bose/Nokia amplifier when replacing factory Becker with a Continental/VDO radio.

Continental/VDO are slowly becoming the radio choice for upgrading Becker factory radios in many European luxury vehicles. In some vehicles, these radios are a direct plug-n-play replacement, but not so much for those with HI-Fi Bose/Nokia amplified audio systems-- that is because Continental/VDO radios (unlike Becker radios) do not have line-level outputs for the factory 4x40W or 6x40W amplifier (under passenger seat); and therefore major modification to the factory wiring integrity will be required, but thanks to the ARH-CONTI these speaker level outputs are converted to line level so the factory amplifier can be retain and work just as they did with the OEM radio. With plug-n-play connections to factory 6-pin (yellow) plug behind the dash and 8-pin speaker output (B chamber), no splicing or cutting is required. Keep in mind the radio 8-pin speaker output (B chamber); will no longer provide output to speakers.
» Compatible with select Continental and VDO radios (See drop-down)
» 4-Full range Line-level outputs (Front and Rear) to factory amp
» Turn-on signal to factory amp
» Signal sensing turn-on LED indicator
» Speaker level signal from 8-pin speaker output (B) on Continetal/VDO radio.
» Accessory wire to pin 4 matching Continental/VDO radio pinout.

1. Connect harness 8-pin brown plug to Continental/VDO radio (B) chamber
2. Connect factory 8-pin black plug to harness mating black connector
3. Connect harness 8-pin black plug to Continental/VDO radio (A) chamger
4. Connect factory amplifier 6-pin yellow plug to harness mating yellow connector.

1. Connecting speakers directly to radio will require tapping into the wires on (B) plug.
2. This harness applies to European vehicles with factory Nokia/Bose amplifiers.
3. Not applicable to Continental/VDO 24-Volt radios
4. Assembly time required prior to shipping.

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