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BLU-CR12 Music streaming module for Porsche CR-1 and CR-2 radios

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  • $99.98
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Pair-n-stream from smartphone to Porsche CR-1 & CR-2 radios.
Restrictions apply. Please read entire product description, warning and install guide prior to ordering.
Score: 5.00 (votes: 2)
Reviews: 1
  • Net weight
    0.89 lbs
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Before changing out Porsche CR-1 and CR-2 cassette radios, consider this add-on module instead.

Just because you drive an older car does not mean you have to settle for old technology and in order to stay up to speed; many Porsche owners have opted to change the factory radio in favor of one that offers modern features such as Bluetooth, navigation etc. but did you know the factory radio is also able to support these features? Simply bring smart device (e.g. Smartphone, Tablet, etc.), pair to the BLU-CR12 and open internet music streaming sites, GPS, audio books and more in Porsche 911, 964, 993, 944, 968 with CR-1 and CR-2 radios. Unlike $30 FM modulators; the BLU-CR12 connects directly to radio 13-pin "CD" port which results in the best possible sound for listening to music and other audio content while on the road. (CD changer if present, must be disconnected). This plug-n-play, affordable wireless solution is best for adding Bluetooth music streaming features without changing the original radio.
» Works on Porsche with CR-1 and CR-2 radios only.
» Stream music from any A2DP enabled device. Does not support hands-free-calls. See our A2DIY-CR12 instead.
» New!! Caller number announced on car speaker. (Must use handset to answer)
» Stream from popular services like Spotify, Pandora, Apple music, XM radio and more
» Stream navigation applications (e.g. Waze, Google maps etc.) with voice guidance on car speakers
» Retain original look, feel and dashboard components
» Quick installation behind dashboard in less than 20 minutes
» Optional: "Smart remote" control
[To avoid costly returns, It is important to observe all requirements, warnings and install guide information prior to purchase.]
1. Exclusive to Porsche CR-1 and CR-2 radios found in vintage 911, 964, 993, 944, 968. Not applicable to Porsche CD-1 or CD-2 radios.
2. Porsche CD changer (CDC-1 and CDC-2) if present, must be disconnected and will no longer play. Purchase A2D-CR12 to retain CD changer functionality.
3. Plug-n-play connection to 13-pin socket on radio.
» Main module (3" L x 3" W x 1.5" H) x 1
» Right angle 13-pin connecting cable
» Optional wireless remote control (click installation instructions below for details)

Footnotes: [See drop-down for reference]
Works on CR-1 (993, 964) and CR-2 (964) radios.

Avoid costly returns. Please read this INSTALL GUIDE including frequently asked questions prior to ordering.

1. Must use audio device built-in controls and display to access music files. Radio buttons (except volume, tone controls ) do not apply.
2. CD changer (if present) must be disconnected and will no longer function
3. Supports music streaming only. Not for hands-free calls.
4. This kit does not ship same day. It must first be assembled after which it is then shipped using shipping method selected at checkout.

Printed instructions not included in shipment but available here in digital form:
View, print, download Installation instructions

Defective returns:
Our returns policy differs from than of other online merchants so we encourage everyone to read the returns policy page it in its entirety prior to ordering.
Defective returns 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 reasons).
After 10 days of receipt, customer covers return shipping cost, however we cover shipping cost to supplier/manufacturer, and also the cost to ship 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 as much product description, exceptions, requirements, pictures and application possible. Click to read the full return policy page.

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We ship throughout the USA, Canada and select international destinations (Click country drop-down in checkout page for current listing or visit our Frequently asked questions page).
We are a family owned and operated specialty car stereo and accessory store and as such every effort is made to get your order processed and shipped at soon as possible; but because 95% of our offerings are made to order (not sitting on shelf collecting dust). Additional time (usually 2-4 working days) is required after which time orders are shipped using shipping method selected at checkout. Products requiring assembly includes this graphic in addition to warning messages at the bottom of product description page.
Paying for a faster delivery method (e.g. Express mail, Priority mail etc.) for products requiring "assembly" does NOT speed up assembly (built by hand) time; however, it does speed up delivery time after shipment.
Delivery time for in stock products requiring assembly= Assembly time (2-4 working days) + transit time (shipping method).

Por ejemplo: Order our very popular AUX-GM3x GM aux cable and select "USPS Priority Mail (2-4 days) nationwide; expect delivery between 5-7 business days after order placement.
Please contact us first regarding time sensitive deliveries.
Items not requiring assembly or customization (off-the-shelf), usually ship within 24-hours and includes this graphic.
Tracking information is emailed upon labeling. Customers accounts are also updated at the same time. All customers (with or without accounts) are able to check order status online which displays the same details available to our staff.
Except for Priority Mail Express® (Overnight Delivery*), USPS delivery times for Priority Mail® and USPS Ground Advantage™ are estimates and are not guaranteed; however ship time to most states is between 2-7 working days.
International orders require additional paperwork and processing time (6-10 days) prior to shipping and due to many factors (custom inspections, carrier changeovers etc. ) we care not able to determine delivery times .
Free shipping (when available); applies to US only

*with a money-back guarantee

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Customer billing information (first name, last name, billing address, and credit card information) must be entered exactly as it appears on credit card statement otherwise transaction will decline. Once order is placed a pending authorization (not a charge) will appear on your account and removed within 7-10 business days or after being charged and order shipped.
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All prices are in U.S. dollars. The actual price charged to International customers is subject to the exchange rate applied by PayPal.
Important notice regarding shipping to alternate (non-billing) addresses: Shipping to non-billing address is no longer allowed, unless proof of card ownership is provided. Any and all customers shipping to non-billing address will be contacted by email to provide additional proof.

Customer reviews
Average rating:
5.00 (Votes: 2)
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  • Eelco
    Apr 19, 2023, 09:37 AM
    I worked with Jay and the team over the last few months by providing my CR-1 (Porsche 968) unit for additional R&D work for this unit. They could not have been more helpful in the process by providing updates and expert advice regarding the installation in my car and even making small repairs to the unit.

    I now have the original CR-1 back into the 968 (1993 model), using the original under seat amplifiers. Not only does the Bluetooth unit operate without fail (instant connection, never needing to be paired after the initial setup to my Iphone), and with excellent sound quality - by using the CR-1 the sound quality much improved over the previous (and typical for the 2000's) JVC CD-player single-din headunit. I cannot over state that, as I first replaced all the speakers in the 968 without seeing much improvement, until I put the CR-1 back.. totally worth the hassle.

    I now have the original, back to OEM look, with all the nice features of that time period with dials for balance/fader/bass/treble - instead of it locked behind a menu, better sound and full Bluetooth connectivity. Very happy wit the unit and the service of Jay and the team.

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