Make and Model: Becker Europa LMKU
Classic Car era: 1968 – 1978
Faceplate: Standard Becker pin-stripe suitable for all cars with a 1-DIN dashboard aperture (180 x 50 mm / 7,1 x 1,95 inch). Chrome bezel with plastic pinstripe insert. Becker radios were factory fitted to Mercedes-Benz cars of the 1960’s, 1970s and 1980s.
On-board voltage: 12V, negative earth / ground only
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 (4 Ohm) speaker. NOTE: If you want to connect two speakers then you must use two 8 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, this makes 4 Ohm. This is important otherwise you will damage the internal amplifier.
Wave Range: Long wave (L), Medium wave (M), Short wave (K) and FM / UKW (U)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104 MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, tone-control, automatic antenna connection, 6-PIN DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials MP3 kit and the Classentials Bluetooth module.
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1974
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 42 x 135 (radio back to the back of the faceplate)
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 186 x 57
Weight (kg): 1.4
Extra in packaging: Dashboard mounting brackets, speaker plug, 12V cable with fuse, earth / ground cable, Mercedes back support and universal radio back support strip for other cars. For Mercedes-Benz cars the original bracket with rubber clamp is present on the radio.
Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with 1-DIN (182.5 x 53 mm) dashboard opening, 12V power lead, analogue telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Handy customers experienced with working and tinkering on classic cars can install a radio by themselves. All others we strictly advise to have their vintage radio installed by an experienced mechanic / electrician / local garage. Our installation kits contain the parts and instructions needed to install a radio in a factory original prepared car. In case your dashboard aperture / mount has been changed by previous owners over the last 40 -50 years you might need, or must make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.
*1.5 years (18 months) Global warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Becker transistor radio stops working you send it back to us for immediate exchange (in case a comparable unit is in stock) or repair. The radio is sealed before shipping with a unique numbered security seal which cannot be tampered with. If this seal is damaged / broken the warranty will be void.
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