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ARH-CONTI Amplifier retention harness for Continental/VDO radios

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Plug and play harness to retain factory Nokia/Bose/Haes amplifier

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    ARH-CONTI
Retain Bose, Nokia or Haes amplifier when replacing factory Becker with Continental/VDO radios.

Continental/VDO radios are slowly becoming the choice for upgrading Becker factory radios in many European luxury vehicles premium systems. In some vehicles, Continental/VDO radios are a direct plug-in, but not so much in vehicles with Bose, Nokia or Haes HI-FI systems-- because unlike Becker radios; Continental/VDO radios do not have line-level outputs required to drive factory 4x40W or 6x40W amplifier (under passenger seat); requiring major modification to the factory wiring integrity. The ARH-CONTI harness converts Continental/VDO speaker level outputs (B Chamber) to line-level allowing the HI-FI amplifier to perform as it did with the OEM Becker radio.
Note: The ARH-CONTI fits the speaker output (B chamber) which means a direct speaker connection to radio is no longer possible.
The harness also uses the 6-pin (yellow) plug behind the dash to provide factory amp with the line-level audio signal and remote turn-on without splicing or cutting.
» Compatible with select Continental and VDO radios listed in drop-down
» Provides 4-Full range Line-level outputs (Front and Rear) to factory amp
» Provides Turn-on signal to factory amp
» Signal sensing LED indicator
» Converts Continental/VDO speaker output (B) to line-level
» Swapped accessory/permanent wire matching Continental/VDO pinout.

INSTALLATION
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) chamber
4. Connect factory 6-pin yellow plug (behind dash) to harness mating yellow connector.

1. Direct speaker connection to radio will no longer be possible.
2. Applies to European vehicles with factory Nokia, Bose or Haes HI-FI amplifiers only.
3. Not applicable to Continental/VDO 24-Volt radios
4. This harness must first be assembled (built) after which it is then shipped using shipping method selected at checkout.


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