Volvo CR-4025 Information Required

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jamescarruthers
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Volvo CR-4025 Information Required

Post by jamescarruthers » Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:08 pm

I've just bought an '87 ES and it has this great radio fitted. The information on the main club site isn't quite right as it stated two outputs. It has 4 as it has fader control from front to rear.

What I am most interested in is the two connectors on the rear which I assume are to connect an amplifier and maybe an equaliser. They look like DIN plugs/sockets. I am hoping that if I can find the manual I can work out how to hack in a DAB radio but keep this very cool looking head unit in and use an external amplifier too.

It sounds surprisingly good.

So:

1) Does anyone have a manual for it?
2) Does anyone know about the DIN connections?
3) Does anyone know who manufactured this? It says made in Japan on it. If I can work out who made it, their equipment is probably compatible with this.
1987 Volvo 480 ES, 507274, 217 - Red (Ness)
2001 Volvo C70 2.4T convertible (Olivolvo)
2003 Renault Avantime 3.0 V6 (Big Ren)
2008 Mini Cooper convertible (Mau)

Previous 480's:
J123 CFU -- ES
J449 MNL -- ES auto
D864 CPV -- ES
L691 JFC -- Turbo
F70 MNR -- ES
H858 FGV -- Turbo auto
E981 KHM -- ES (509849)

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Re: Volvo CR-4025 Information Required

Post by glasgowjim » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:13 am

http://www.analogalley.com/m_fisher.htm

its a fisher brand and heres a link to a site which sells manuals etc...

hope it helps.

well I am assuming its the same thing you need to do an images search and cross check it with your radio.

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Re: Volvo CR-4025 Information Required

Post by 480s partner » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:40 pm

Mine had a paper sticker on top, somewhat faded but I remember clearly that it had Panasonic written on it.

I'm afraid you can only get sound from 4 speakers if you connect an amplifier, the radio itself only outputs 2.

Yes, the connectors on the back are for an amplifier and equaliser but I have no clue about the pinouts.

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Re: Volvo CR-4025 Information Required

Post by glasgowjim » Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:14 pm

Yes 480s partner is right and I am wrong !!!

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Re: Volvo CR-4025 Information Required

Post by jamescarruthers » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:02 am

Thank you so much for the information. I will try and get a vintage Panasonic amp on eBay and see if it will talk to the head unit.
1987 Volvo 480 ES, 507274, 217 - Red (Ness)
2001 Volvo C70 2.4T convertible (Olivolvo)
2003 Renault Avantime 3.0 V6 (Big Ren)
2008 Mini Cooper convertible (Mau)

Previous 480's:
J123 CFU -- ES
J449 MNL -- ES auto
D864 CPV -- ES
L691 JFC -- Turbo
F70 MNR -- ES
H858 FGV -- Turbo auto
E981 KHM -- ES (509849)

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