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Before starting to mount your car radio, read the mounting and
connection instructions carefully.
Disconnect the vehicle battery’s negative terminal before making
Be sure to observe the safety notes of the automobile manufacturer
(airbags, alarm systems, on-board computers, immobilisers).
Before drilling holes, look to see what is on the other side - making
holes into the battery, wiring looms or fuse box is not recommended!
The positive lead used must have a cross-section of at least
. The set is protected by a quick-acting 10 A fuse.
During operation of the unit, the set’s side wall may heat up
Be sure to keep all wires away from hot parts of the housing.
In some vehicles you will find a 20-pin connector pre-fitted in the
dashboard’s installation space. This connector must not be used
for connecting the car radio!
You must not connect your car radio to an existing 8-pin
+/- ISO connector in your car. Always use the adapter cable.
Our warranty shall be vain if the connection is made
Preparing for the installation
The following section gives you a brief installation
What car radio components are installed in your car?
Car radio, loudspeakers with amplifier (active) or without amplifier
(passive), antenna with or without amplifier, power antenna, window
What adapters are used for the existing car radio?
Are there standard ISO connectors (which are compatible with your
Helsinki car radio) or car specific adapters?
What cross-section do the existing cables have?
Vehicles without car radio
Are loudspeakers and power cables installed in your car? Are standard
ISO connectors or car-specific adapters used?
What cross-section do the existing cables have?
What does an standard ISO connector look like?
Take a look at the cables in the delivery. Both cables are equipped with
standard ISO connectors.
The pinning of standard ISO connectors may differ according
to auto manufacturer.
While installing and mounting this equipment, you must
disconnect the negative terminal of the battery.
You must also comply with all safety instructions given by
the auto manufacturer (airbag, alarm system, board computer,
• Connecting the power supply
Connection to standard ISO adapter installed in your
You must not connect your Helsinki car radio to an existing
8-pin +/- ISO connector in your car. Always use the adapter
cable. Our warranty shall be vain if the connection is made
To prevent inadequate electrical connection in vehicles equipped with
ISO connectors, use the universal ISO adapter cable
(P/N 7 607 621 126) for constant power connection, negative connection,
the positive connection via the ignition, illumination and +12 V switching
output for external components such as a power antenna.
At present, the following vehicles with standard ISO connectors
can be adapted using the universal ISO adapter cable: Alfa Romeo,
Citroen, Fiat, Honda, Lancia, Mercedes, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault,
Attention! For all other car models with standard ISO connector use the
car-specific adapter cable.
Make sure that the existing car radio terminal in the your car
is protected by a 10 A fuse (see Fig. 5).
Power supply to vehicle-specific connectors
If the existing car radio terminal in your car is protected by a 10 A fuse (see
operating instructins or fuse box in your car), you only need to have the
car-specific adapter cable which is available at your dealer (see Fig. 5a).
If the fuse value is less than 10 A, follow the steps described under
„Connection in vehicles without car radio wiring“.
Connection in vehicles without car radio wiring
If your car is not equipped with any car radio wiring or if the cross-section
of the existing positive/negative wires is insufficient (< 1.5 mm
the ISO +/- cable together with the universal power supply cable
at your specialist dealer; P/N 7 607 884 093); see Fig. 4.
• Connecting the loudspeakers
Loudspeaker connection to the standard ISO adapter in
For this type of connection, first check whether you have passive or active
loudspeakers installed in your car. Active loudspeakers have an integrated
amplifier, passive loudspeakers do not have an amplifier. For more
information contact your car dealer or audio dealer.
If your car is equipped with passive loudspeakers (4 ohms) you can adapt
the ISO connector installed in your car. Use ISO cable (7 607 647 093)
to prolong your wiring. If active loudspeakers are installed in your car, you
can order the necessary adapter cable for various vehicles from your
Loudspeaker connection in vehicles without loudspea-
For subsequently installed loudspeakers use the ISO loudspeaker cable.
Use cable connectors to link the ISO loudspeaker cable to the loudspeakers
(not included in the delivery); see Fig. 7.
• Installing the antenna
In new vehicles with antenna prefitting, e.g. VW, Seat, Audi, the power
is supplied to the antenna via the antenna cable (see user manual of your
car). If you wish to replace the original equipment for a conventional car
radio, you need to purchase an antenna duplexer (P/N 7 691 290 202)
from your specialist dealer. Information on how to install and connect
your antenna is provided in the antenna installation instructions. According
to the antenna type you wish to install, it may be necessary to use the
antenna adapter in the delivery.
• Installing the car radio
Install your car radio into the car radio compartment of your car.Uncover
the radio compartment (remove the shelf or the dummy panel) or cut the
car radio slot to a size of 182 x 53 mm. For the most common cars with
deviating installation places Blaupunkt offers specific 50-mm car radio
installation kits. Therefore, please check the car radio installation place
in your car. If required, use one of our car-specific installation kits.
Car radio sleeve or remote control installed in your car
If your vehicle is equipped with a specific car radio mounting sleeve (e.g.
Opel), it is necessary to remove the original sleeve. Steering wheel
remote controls installed in some vehicles can be adapted by means of
an interface. Contact your specialist dealer for more information.
Installing the mounting sleeve
The mounting sleeve included with this car radio is designed for installation
in vehicles with standard DIN installation compartment measuring
182 x 53 mm, 165 mm installation depth and a dashboard thickness of
1 to 20 mm in the area of the tab fasteners (see Fig. 1).Insert the car radio
into the sleeve and check which tabs on the sleeve can be bent with the
help of a screwdriver (see Fig. 1 and 2).
Note: Bend as many taps as possible.
Installing the car radio
Insert all connectors into the chambers until the side catches engage.
Place the car radio in the front of the sleeve and push it in gently on both
ends of the sleeve until the left and right side springs snap into place (you
will hear an audible click), see Fig. 3.
Do not push on the display, keys or switches!
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