Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt A (type 7639)
Classic Car era: 1965 – 1975
Face-plate: Slim chromed cast-metal face-plate (type P). Mercedes-Benz (Heckflosse, Flachkühler, /8, SL Pagode – metal MB backing plate included. When you choose a universal face-plate (see pictures) the radio can be fitted in all classic cars of the late 1960s and early 1970s. (Alfa Romeo, BMW, Ferrari, Maserati, Lancia, Jaguar, Aston Martin and many others.)
On-board voltage: 12V, Negative or Positive earth / ground. Please specifiy the settings for your car with your purchase. We will adjust the setting before sealing and shipping the radio.
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 (4 Ohm) speaker. NOTE: If you want to connect two speakers then you have to 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, medium wave, short wave, UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, automatic antenna connection, DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like MP3/mobile phone and DAB+ digital radio/handsfree phone sets.
Design type: Transistor radio.
Year of build: 1969
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 50 x 160
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 182 x 47
Weight (kg): 1.7
Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, earth cable, 12V wire with fuse, cable shoes, extra M10 mounting rings and a back-side mounting strip.
Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 12V power lead, analog telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Tools needed: wrench number 14 and 8, cable shoe pliers. 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 have to make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.
*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Blaupunkt 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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