Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt (S) Z-Series
Classic Car era: 1960 – 1970
Face-plate: UNIVERSAL full metal chrome with matte black finish. Fluted BMW style knobs. This radio will look and fit splendidly in all cars of the period. British sports-cars, German, Italian and French beauties AND Volkswagen T1 (Samba) Bus! You can have this fine 1968 radio with a different face-plate of your choice; See photos.
On-board voltage: 6V or 12V (switch), Negative or Positive earth / ground. Please specifiy the settings for your car with your purchase. We will adjust the settings before sealing and shipping the radio.
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance speaker: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 speaker (4 Ohm). 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, tone control, 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: 1968
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 179 x 50 x 160
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 172 x 57
Weight (kg): 1.9
Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, fuse, earth cable, extra M10 mounting rings and a metal strip with 6 mm holes to form a rear radio support bracket if not present in your car.
Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 6V or 12V power lead (negative or positive ground – so it will fit all cars of the period) , 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.
“Enjoy the Ride!”