BLAUPUNKT SPECIFICATIONS - THA1350, 1 CHANNEL AMPLIFIER
All power ratings conform to CEA-2006 standards.
PARAMETER/FEATURE
THA1350
Channels
1
Size ( W x H x Dj without end caps
9.9 x 1.7 x 16.6 inches (251 x 43 x 422mm)
Weight
9.9 Ibs. (4.5 kg)
Spade screw speaker terminals?
YES
Maximum terminal wire size
14 ga
Subsonic filter
YES (10 Hz)
Separate fronVrear or leIVright gains?
N/A
Fuse Type
ATC spade -Three 30A
Speaker short, short to +12V, and short to ground protection?
YES
High, low, and reverse voltage protection?
YES
Power output transistors
BTL
Power supply transistors
MOSFET
Minimum speaker impedance
(non-bridged)
2 ohms
(bridged)
N/A
PERFORMANCE DATA
Rated power output @0.1 % THD, 14.4V (CEA-2006)
1 channel into 4 ohms / 2 ohms
(watts rms)
1 x 350 W
1 channel into 4 ohms
(watts rms)
1 x 400 W
Max Dynamic Power (watts rms)
450W
Total Harmonic Distortion @full power
0.03% THD
Signal/Noise ratio (gain controls in center)
Measured @1 watt / 1 kHz
dBA
>80
Measured @full rated power (0.1 % THO)
dBA
>104
Damping factor
>100
Frequency response (fUll-range mode)
10 - 30,000 Hz
High-pass crossover frequency limits
N/A
Low-pass crossover frequency limits
50 Hz - 250 Hz (variable), 12dB/oct
Bass Boost
Variable (0-12db)
Input impedance
10 kohms
Input signal voltage control range
0.3 - 6.0 vrms
Current Draw @138 VDC (typical values @Xwatts / Efficiency %)
@full rated power, unbridged
(@4 ohms)
45 A (50%)
@33% rated power, unbridged
(@4 ohms)
25 A (35%)
@idle
(@4 ohms)
2A
Minimum battery voltage to maintain rated power
13.8 VDC
Usable battery voltage
10-16VOC
Trigger line voltage range
10-16VDC
Trigger line current draw
< 20 mA
Turn on delay time
@ 2.0 seconds
Thermal shutoff temperature (average heat-sink temp)
@85" C (185 F)
NOTE: DUE TO ONGOING PRODUCT IMPROVEMENTS, DESIGN AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT
ADVANCED NOTICE TO THE CONSUMER OR RETAILER.
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ASSEMBLY
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THANK
You
FOR CHOOSING BLAUPUNKT!
Congratulations! You are the now the owner of an exceptional car audio amplifier from the audio enthusiasts at
Blaupunkt. Our engineering staff has spent considerable time refining our THA series amplifiers in order to introduce
great sound to the consumer at an affordable price. With these products we focus on sonic performance but
balanced with rugged design and flexible installation.
Not only do we offer you a great product but also a supportive owners manual. This manual can be used as a
teaching guide due to its brief, but informative, explanations of amplifier and system design. We are also very
concerned about the end consumer using proper installation techniques for the highest performance possible from
their new audio products. MOST important to us are the concerns with safety and the installation process. Since our
Blaupunkt retail dealers have the tools and experience for an optimized and safe installation, we always recommend
they do the final vehicle integration. But, should you choose to install these products yourself, please take the time to
read this manual completely and abide by all precautions.
AMPLIFIER BENEFITS & FEATURES
There is a constant push for entry level amps to "play with the big dogs" yet for a low price point. Rarely are they
able to do so .... until now.
Rock solid Class AS designs ensure "in your face" sound with little fear for reliability or performance. The rugged
designs of the THA amp line, and their remarkable input frequency and gain setting flexibility, enable nearly any
system configuration. Fat power and speaker leads make sure all that power going in comes out the best sound
possible.
Should something go wrong in the installation, have no fear. Protection for
output short circuits and short to grounds or 12 volts are all covered
and a safety "Protect" light lets you know. Peace of mind, and
big power, at low price points ... look no further.
• Real, RMS watts. No need for "bogus"
watts. This is the real stuff in a great
am p so there is no need to
exaggerate - it does what it says.
• Reinforced Class AS designs with
reinforced output stages ensure solid
performance and reliability.
• Big heat sinks to ensure adequate heat dissipation
regardless of the load (they look cool too).
• Monster size, gold plated power and speaker terminals
for reliable, low resistance connections.
• Protection LED for notification should the unit shut down due to installation problems.
• Wide range input voltages of O.3-6.0Vrms.
• Continuously variable crossover frequency settings.
• 2 ohm output stable (unbridged mode)
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SAFETY CONCERNS
We always recommend you have your Blaupunkt amplifiers professionally installed
but the installation process is often so easy that the average consumer can
achieve success with little trouble. Regardless of the person installing, you should
be sure to review the following points before proceeding with the installation:
• READ THE MANUAL! Understanding the product and installation limitations
before lifting a screwdriver.
• WEAR SAFElY GLASSES AT ALL TIMES - Flying debris are always dangerous.
• PROTECT THE VEHICLE - Always disconnect the negative battery cable before
starting any kind of installation work. This prevents a possible high current
electrical short (potential fires).
• HEAT - Keep all audio components away from nearby hot vehicle components that heat up over time such
as hoses, high current wires, and braking system components.
• GIVE YOURSELF LOTS OF TIME - Rushing to complete an installation nearly always ends up with
problems.
• DO NOT LISTEN AT HIGH SOUND LEVELS FOR A PROLONGED TIME - these amplifiers, used with high
efficiency speakers from ANY manufacturer, have the potential to cause permanent hearing loss after
listening at maximum volume levels for several hours.
INSTALLATION WARNINGS!
Before disassembling your beautiful new car you need some basic installation knowledge and skill with
common hand and power tools. Following such basic installation tips and warnings will prevent possible
damage to the vehicle and also prevent possible fires.
• AGAIN ... READ THE MANUAL! There is a lot of helpful information in this manual that
will save time and prevent problems later.
• COVER THE VEHICLE WORK AREAS - Use fender covers or blankets to protect the
work areas from scratches or dings.
• DISCONNECT THE (-) LEAD ON THE BATIERY - No sparks or fires please!
• "REVIEW" THE INSTALLATION - Before using any tools or moving vehicle
components, take five minutes to review the installation intentions (e.g., verify that an
amplifier will fit in an area of a car before tearing out all the interior).
• "REVIEW" THE VEHICLE - Before drilling any holes or cutting into any surfaces, make
sure there are no fuel or hydraulic lines behind the surfaces. Also make sure there are
no wires routed directly behind or near the desired mounting area (remember...screws
can often extend 1-2 inches behind the mounting surface).
• ENSURE PROPER FIT - Before cutting or drilling, make sure the amplifier will
physically fit in its desired location. Check for clearance around rear deck torsion bars
or other structural elements.
• EVERY CAR IS ASSEMBLED DIFFERENT - Every auto manufacturer uses different
assembly techniques. Take care in removing/modifying all trim panels and mounting
surfaces since they often use unique screws or snap fasteners that are difficult to replace if they are lost or
broken.
• BE CAREFUL WITH CABLE ROUTING - When routing audio cables, make sure RCA and speaker wires are
routed away from high current power lines for audio amplifiers and vehicle systems lines when possible.
This will help prevent noises from creeping into the audio system, plus prevent potential damage to the
vehicle wiring itself.
• BE CAREFUL WITH ALL CONNECTIONS - When making connections, make sure each connection is clean
and properly secured. Observe all polarity markings carefully to ensure proper end performance.
• CAUTION - FUEL TANKS AND FUEL LINES ARE NOW LOCATED DIRECTLY BENEATH THE REAR DECK
IN MANY CARS - CHECK FOR ADEQUATE CLEARANCE BEFORE EVEN CONSIDERING SUCH A
MOUNTING LOCATION!
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SYSTEM PLANNING
Before wiring up an audio system that may not achieve the
sound quality you want, be sure to choose a system
concept that fits your listening requirements. Basic
systems, a receiver with internal 4x20 watts and 4 coax
speakers, are adequate for many listeners. But, when you
want to really "feel" the music, you will need some kind of
subwoofer amplifier/speaker combination. Although many
people might jump into an "add-on" amplifier to power to
rear coaxial speakers, a better choice is usually a
subwoofer amp/speaker system that supplements the
existing 4 speaker system as shown in the adjacent
drawing. Such a system provides a surprising
improvement in sound quality due to the usually dramatic
increase in bass response.
The next dramatic step up in performance is with a "multichannel" system that offers more dynamic range in the
mids and highs due to higher power plus more bass
response due to multiple woofers and/or more power. But,
with such a system, the stereo image and overall listening
experience usually becomes much more life-like due to
better tonal quality midrange/tweeter speakers and usually
better placement.
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To build such a system though, complexity goes up due to
the addition of passive or active crossovers which take
time to install and may inject noise into the system due to
potential noise signal pick up. The results though of such
a system can be dramatically pleasing.
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INSTALLATION TOOLS
For most installations, simple hand tools are adequate to install an aftermarket amplifier. Depending upon the
mounting locations used, you will need power tools for drilling and cutting plastics and metal. A good starting list is
summarized below:
• Tape measure and ruler
• Marking pen and starting punch
• Phillips and flat blade screwdrivers (small and medium sizes)
• Nylon wire bundle ties
• Pliers: standard vice-grip and needle nose styles
• Light-duty trim pry-bar for removing door trim
• Cutting shears or nibbling tool for cutting thin and medium gauger metal
• Wire cutters, wire strippers, electrical tape, crimping pliers and appropriate crimp-on
terminals
• Power drill with appropriate sized drill bits
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VEHICLE WIRING
VEHICLE FUSING
For safety purposes, a high current fuse (or circuit
breaker) MUST be installed in line with the amplifiers(s)
immediately at the battery to prevent vehicle damage
should the battery line in advertently shorted to the
vehicle chassis. The chart at the right shows the
recommended master fuse sizes for an average audio
system with noted "rms" output power levels.
SYSTEM FUSE CHART
(Fuse size for total amplifier system power in "rms" watts)
Fuse Size
(in amps)
POWER WIRING
Most vehicles built since 1990 have adequate current
capability for your amplifier. Except for systems above
about 500 W rms, the factory charging system and
battery should easily support it if properly installed.
Proper wire size must be chosen to ensure adequate
current delivery to the amp. Wire size (gauge) of the
cables need to increase in size for higher power
systems. 0JVire sizes larger than those noted are usually
a waste of time and money since they offer Little or no
performance improvements.)
100W
200W
SOOW
1000W
20A
30A
50A
100 A
SYSTEM POWER AND GROUND WIRE CHART
ryvire gauge for total system in 'rms' watts)
100W
200W
SOOW
1000W
5 fl./1.S m
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10ft./3.0m
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15 ft. 14.5 m
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20 fl. 16.0 m
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WIRE LENGTH
Wire diameter must increase (decreased wire gauge
number) for higher power systems. For long wire runs
the wire diameter must also increase. The wire sizes
noted allow for a maximum 0.5 volts DC drop over the
give wire run which results in Sound Pressure Level
drops inaudible to the average listener.
SPEAKER WIRING
As with power wire, speaker wire size (gauge) changes
with the power required and the length of the wire run.
The speaker wire chart shows the minimum
recommended wire size for a single audio output
channel driving a loudspeaker at a given distance with a
maximum power loss of 0.5 dB, the threshold of
audibility. 0JVire sizes larger than those noted are usually
a waste of time and money since they offer little or no
performance improvements.)
LOUDSPEAKER WIRE CHART
ryvire gauge per loudspeakerlspeaker power in "rms" watts)
WIRE LENGTH
20W
SOW
100W
200W
5 fl./1.5 m
18
16
16
16
10 ft. I 3.0 m
18
16
16
16
15ft./4.5m
16
16
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14
20 ft. 16.0 m
16
16
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25 ft. I 7.5 m
16
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FINAL VEHICLE WIRING
Current requirements for an upgraded audio system dictate a
dedicated power line be run from the amplifier directly to the
battery of the vehicle. This line should NOT be run to the
fuse panel of the vehicle but directly to the battery. DO NOT
run to the alternator either. There MUST be a fuse installed
at the battery with adequate amperage as shown in the chart
above.
As for the final signal wiring, be sure to route the audio
cables down the side of the car opposite the power lines to
avoid noise pick up from the lines. Also, try to route all audio
cables away from noise sources such as engine computers
and ABS brake computers.
Proper power grounding is important to insure adequate
current flow. Be sure to grind the surface clean of all paint to
ensure a solid electrical connection.
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Battery
Connector
Grommet
To prevent
damage to
power wire
Power Wire
Power Antenna
Turn·On Wire
(10 gauge
wire or larger)
(18·20 gauge wire)
Speaker Wires
or
RCA Cables
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Amplifier
Ground Screw
Drill 1/8" hole in
chassis sheet metal
Use the same ground if
using multiple amplifiers
CONNECTIONS
& CONTROLS
POWER
CONNECTIONS &
TRIGGER LINE
FUSES
SPEAKER OUTPUTS
POWER CONNECTIONS & TRIGGER LINE:
GROUND - This is the high current ground connection to the chassis of the
car. It should be fastened to a clean ground connection in the vehicle,
capable of handling high current loads. This wire should be no longer than
3 feet (1 meter)
+12V Terminal
Connect directly to the vehicle battery (+)
terminal with 10 gage wire (minimum)
+12v - A high current line run direct from the batter is highly recommended
to insure adequate current and voltage. This line MUST be run through a
dedicated fuse of some kind and this fuse should be located immediately
next to the power source. This in-line fuse is used to protect the vehicle
should a short to chassis occur.
TRIGGER - This line tells the amp to turn on and is remotely switched from
the radio which normally provides an amp "trigger" output. This line is
required to go "high" (+ 12V) to turn on the amp. If this line is not available,
use the power antenna line trigger which is normally available in most
radios.
FUSES - These fuses are only for catastrophic situations should the amplifier
begin to self-destruct or incur installation situations where gross amounts of
current are being reqUired from the amp beyond its design limits. Although
another fuse should be installed inline with the high power line at the battery,
these amplifier mounted fuses MUST remain in the circuit to protect the
amplifier.
SPEAKER OUTPUTS - The amplifier is connected to appropriate impedance
speakers via these leads. It is IMPERATIVE that these leads NOT be
connected or touch the vehicle chassis in any way or the amplifier will be
damaged. The (+) and (-) leads of the amp are in no way inter-connected to
one another. Also, NONE of the leads can touch each other, touch ground, or
touch +12V or damage may occur to the amp or vehicle.
Ground Terminal
Connect to a good chassis ground. The
ground connection should be clean.
unpainted metal to provide a good electrical
connection.
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Connect the radio power antenna lead from
the receiver to the trigger terminal. This
turns the amplifier on whenever the receiver
is turned on.
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CONNECTIONS & CONTROLS
BASS
BOOST
CONTROL
CONFIGURATION
SWITCH
GAIN CONTROL
SUBSONIC
FILTER
CONTROL
LOW PASS
CROSSOVER
CONTROL
REMOTE GAIN
CONTROL JACK
LINE LEVEL
INPUTS &
OUTPUTS
BASS BOOST - This control provides additional bass in the 45Hz area to give a stronger low end "feel" to the bass.
Once switched on, this will also allow the amp to be driven into distortion sooner so the user must be aware.
GAIN CONTROL - The gain control allows for a range of O.3-6Volts input. This means that if the setting is a
O.3V, it only takes O.3Volts to drive the amp to full output. (Such a low setting allows for the amp to be easily
overdriven and more susceptible to noise so a mid-position is highly recommended for most radios.)
CONFIGURATION SELECTOR - The configuration selector allows for three possible installations for this amp:
(1) The amp operates in full range mode and the AUX-OUT connectors simply loop the full range signal
through unaltered.
(2) The amp filters and amplifies the signal per the chosen low-pass filters and this same signal is sent on to
the AUX-OUT jacks.
(3) The amp filters and amplifies the signal per the chosen low-pass filters bu1 the AUX-OUT signal is passed
through withou1 filtering.
LOW-PASS CROSSOVER CONTROL - If the control is in the "LP" position the amplifier passes only low
frequency sound. The upper limit for such sound is set via this control. For bass, a value just below 1OOHz is
usually best.
SUBSONIC FILTER - The subsonic filter prevents ultra low frequency information from unneccesarily
overdriving the amp at sub-audible frequencies thus saving amplifier power.
LINE LEVEL INPUTS & OUTPUTS - The most commonly used Inputs & outputs in the aftermarket are RCA
type line level inputs. These can handle up to about 6 Volts rms without overdriving the amplifier. Such high
voltages are rarely found from car audio head units so this is a very comfortable value. Bu1, should the use
need to drive the amp directly from speaker level leads, use the supplied "High Level Adapter" to connect to
the amp.
REMOTE GAIN CONTROL JACK - For connecting the remote gain control (included). This allows you to
adjust the gain while seated in the vehicle with the system operating.
LIGHT INDICATOR ON THE TOP OF THE AMPLIFIER (not shown above)
PROTECTION LED - This light turns on if the amplifier senses a severe problem, such as a speaker short
circuit.
POWER ON LED - This light will turn on when the amplifier receives a + 12V turn on signal from the radio.
If the amp is properly wired, but the light does not turn on, there may be a short circuit condition that the
amp is protecting itself from.
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SYSTEM CONFIGURATION # 1
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1 Channel, Dual Voice Coil Subwoofer Mode
This configuration is able to drive a dual voice coil subwoofer if the coils
are dual 8 ohm, thus 4 ohms in parallel. Although the amp is able to run
into a 2 ohm load (DVG subwoofer with coils in parallel), we do not recommend it for prolonged times due to
potential overheating.
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SYSTEM CONFIGURATION #3
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1 Channel, Dual, Single Voice Coil Subwoofer Mode
Possibly as popular as the single woofer is a pair of single voice coil subs in a standard "wedge" box for a
vehicle trunk. Assuming each coil is 8 ohms, this places a load of 4 ohms on the amp which is fine. If
each woofer is 4 ohms, this places a load of 2 ohms total which is possible for short periods but not
recommended due to overheating of the amp and possible damage if used long term like this.
SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
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Subwoofers
(coils in parallel)
1 channel, Dual, Dual Voice Coil Subwoofer Mode
Dual, DVe subwoofers in a common wedge box in a car works great but is often forgotten. For a pair of DVe
subwoofers with dual 4 ohm coils, this produces a 2 ohm load. Now, by placing these 2 speakers in series, we
achieve a 4 ohm load to the amp which just works great! This can be a real pounder system if wired up right
and places only moderate loads on the amp. Highly recommended!
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TROUBLE-SHOOTING GUIDE
Below is a basic trouble-shooting guide to assist in seeking out and correcting a problem that may occur in the
installation process. Although lengthy, this chart cannot address every single problem possible but mainly the ones
most common.
SYMPTOM
PROBABLE CAUSE OR CORRECTION
No power (power light not on)
o Check connections to amps + 12 volt, ground, and remote lines.
o Use voltmeter to verify voltages are at terminals of amp.
o Check main power connection at battery.
o Check fuse in power line at battery.
o Disconnect all speakers but not power lines - if unit then turns on, a speaker short or speaker line
touching vehicle chassis is likely.
Power but no sound (power light is on)
• Check all input cable lines for connection.
o Disconnect speakers from amp, test speaker lines with digital voltmeter to verify >2 ohms per channel
(non-bridged mode).
No sound from one channel or entire side
• Check radio's balance and fader control positions - verify they are at center.
o Check speaker connections at amp and speaker.
o Check input leads for connection to amp.
Very low sound level
• Verify radio balance and fader controls are at center positions.
• Check amplifier's input gain control setting - adjust for higher output levels if necessary (gain settings
closer to 0.3 volts).
o Receiver may have very low output voltage levels - a step up "line driver" may have to be used.
Power amplifier turns on and oft repeatedly
(motor·boating sound)
o Make sure power connections at batter are tight.
• Verify battery voltage is >11.5 volts DC (12.5-15V engine on) at amplifier with engine oft.
o Check all radio and amplifier ground connections.
Amplifier turns oft during loud or distorted
passages
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Amplifier perlorms fine but gets very hot to
the touch
• Input gain control too high - lower accordingly (closer to 4.0 volt setting).
o Verify speaker loads >2 ohms on all channels (non-bridged mode).
• Verify the mounting location allows for free air movement around the amp. Preferably, the amp should
be mounted with fins up and down so rising heat moves quickly away from amp.
f\mplifier turn-on/turn-off pops or noises
o "turn on race" - disconnect trigger from radio and turn on/off via a wire jumper to power terminal. If
noise goes away, the radio is turning on/oft too slowly. This is radio problem and can only be corrected
with outboard turn-on delay relay system.
o Radio "thump" - disconnect the RCA input lines to the amp and turn on/oft via radio trigger. If noise
goes away without RCA lines connected, the radio is sending pops out through RCA lines. This is a
radio problem and can only be corrected with outboard turn-on delay relay system.
Cracking noises on AM/FM radio but not on
tape or cd.
o Ensure the problem is "radiated noise" by placing a portable FM radio near the car engine. If noise is
picked up, then it is a vehicle problem and not your system. Research to isolate the source and properl
shield or bypass.
• Are spark plugs and wires> 3 years old? These can often radiate substantial noise when old.
• Verify the engine block has a good ground connection to chassis ground.
o Verify the engine compartment hood is grounded to vehicle chassis via a braided grounding strap.
Whining noise. engine running. varies in pitch
or loudness with engine speed, AND varies
with radio volurT'e control setting (this is
generally a RADIO installation problem)
o Verify all power and ground connections are clean at radio.
• Re-route radio power and ground so they are sourced from same connections back at amplifier (this is
called a "common" ground).
• Check all ground connections to ensure clean surlaces that have all paint removed and also not
oxidation buildup over time.
o Verify there is some kind of power filtering choke assembly at back of radio. If not, install one.
Whining noise. engine running, varies in pitch
or loudness with engine speed, BUT, DOES
NOT vary with md;o volume control setting
(this is generally an amplifier installation
problem)
• Check battery ground connections at chassis are clean and tight, scraped free of oxidation, paint, and
grease.
oRe-route radio power and ground so they are sourced from same connections back at amplifier (this is
Input stage being over-driven - lower input gain (closer to 4 volt setting).
Verify battery voltage is >11 .5 volts DC at amplifier with engine oft.
Check all radio and amplifier ground connections.
Verify speaker loads >2 ohms on all channels (non-bridged mode).
called a "common" ground).
o Bypass all equipment between radio and amp (e.g., equalizers) directly connecting radio. If noise goes
away, signal processor has problem.
• Check for signal level "ground loops" - disconnect the outer shield of the RCA cable at one end of the
cable (e.g., radio end). If noise goes away, modify cables accordingly. There are voltage difterences at
the ground connections of the components and these are NOT correctable any other way than such
shield cutting or an outboard "ground loop isolator" which is a small transformer.
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GUARANTEE (EUROPEAN UNION)
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We provide a manufacturer guarantee for our products bought within the European Union. You can view the
guarantee conditions at www.blaupunkt.de or ask for them directly at:
Blaupunkt GmbH
Hotline
Robert Bosch Str. 200
0-31139 Hildesheim
Germany
LIMITED WARRANTY (UNITED STATES ONLY)
Robert Bosch Corporation (for products sold in the United States) warrants new Blaupunkt car audio products distributed in the
United States through authorized Blaupunkt dealers, or which are imported as original vehicle equipment by the automobile
manufacturer, to be free from defects in material and workmanship, in accordance with the following terms and conditions:
For twelve (12) months after delivery to you, the original consumer purchaser, we will repair or at our option replace at no charge
to you any car audio product which, under normal conditions of use and service, proves to be defective in materials or
workmanship. However, this warranty does not cover expenses incurred in the removal or reinstallation of any car audio
product, whether or not proven defective, and does not cover products not purchased from an authorized Blaupunkt dealer.
This warranty is limited to the original consumer purchaser and is not transferable. Repaired and replacement car audio
products shall assume the identity of the original for purpose of this warranty and this warranty shall not be extended with
respect to such products.
To obtain performance of this warranty, contact the nearest Blaupunkt authorized repair facility or our nearest office. A dated
purchase receipt or other proof that the product is within the warranty period will be required in order to honor your claim.
Carefully pack the unit and ship prepaid to the servicing location.
For further information: In the United States, write to the Robert Bosch Corporation, 2800 South 25th Avenue, Broadview,
Illinois, 60155, attention Blaupunkt Customer Service Department or call 1-800-950-2528.
Specifically excluded from this warranty are failures caused by misuse, neglect, abuse, improper operation or installation,
dropping or damaging a radio faceplate, unauthorized service or parts, or failure to follow maintenance instructions or perform
normal maintenance activities. Normal maintenance activities for car audio products include but are not limited to cleaning, such
as cleaning radio faceplate connectors and tape heads, tape player head demagnetization and tape player lubrication, compact
disc and lens cleaning, and other minor maintenance activities and adjustments that are outlined in the owner's manual or that
are normally required for continued proper operation. Also excluded from this warranty are the correction of improper installation
and the elimination of any external electromagnetic interference.
THIS WARRANTY SETS FORTH YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCTS COVERED BY IT. WE
SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE
SALE OR USE OF ANY BLAUPUNKT CAR AUDIO PRODUCTS, WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS IN CONTRACT OR TORT. NO
ATIEMPT TO ALTER, MODIFY, OR AMEND THIS WARRANTY SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UNLESS AUTHORIZED IN WRITING BY
AN OFFICER OF ROBERT BOSCH CORPORATION.
THIS WARRANTY is IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTiES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
ANY WARRANTY IMPLIED BY LAW, WHETHER FOR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR
OTHERWISE AND SHALL BE EFFECTIVE ONLY FOR THE PERIOD THAT THIS EXPRESS WARRANTY IS EFFECTIVE.
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY SHALL BE LIMITED IN DURATION TO ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF PURCHASE. SOME STATES IN
THE U.S. DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS. SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY
NOT APPLY TO YOU.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY
FROM STATE TO STATE IN THE U.S.
In the event any provision, or any part or portions of this warranty shall be held invalid, void or otherwise unenforceable, such
holding shall not affect the remaining part or portions of that provision or any other provision hereof.
ROBERT BOSCH CORPORATION
BLAUPUNKT CUSTOMER SERVICE
2800 SOUTH 25TH AVENUE
BROADVIEW, IL 60155
TEL: 1-800-950-2528
BLAUPUNKT TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Blaupunkt is constantly working on making the operating instructions clearer and easier to understand.
However, if you still have questions on how to operate the amplifier, please contact your dealer or the
telephone hotline for your country,
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MERCI D'AVOIR CHOISI BLAUPUNKT!
Felicitations I Vous etes maintenant proprietaire d'un amplificateur pour autoradio exceptionnel, produit par les
audiophiles enthousiastes de Blaupunkt. Notre equipe d'ingenieurs a passe un temps considerable a raffiner notre
ligne d'amplificateurs THA, afin de vous apporter un son remarquable un prix abordable. Nous nous concentrons
avec ces produits sur la performance sonore, alliee une conception solide et une installation flexible.
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Nous vous offrons non seulement un produit remarquable, mais egalement un manuel du proprietaire pratique. Ce
manuel peut etre utilise com me un guide d'apprentissage, grace ses explications breves mais informatives sur la
conception des systemes et des amplificateurs. Nous voulons egalement nous assurer que Ie consommateur
utilisera des techniques d'installation appropriees afin de tirer la meilleure performance possible de leur nouveau
materiel audio. Nos preoccupations MAJEURES sont la securite et Ie processus d'installation. Nos revendeurs
Blaupunkt ayant les outils et I'experience necessaires a une installation sOre et optimale, nous recommandons
toujours qu'ils se chargent de I'integration finale au vehicule. Toutefois, si vous decidez d'installer ces produits vousmeme, veuillez prendre Ie temps de lire ce manuel jusqu'au bout et d'en observer toutes les precautions.
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AVANTAGES ET PROPRIETES DES AMPLIFICATEURS THA
Les amplis debutants sont toujours ambitieux de "jouer avec les grands" tout en restant pas chers. Mais ils I'ont
rarement reussi ... jusqu'a present.
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La conception de Classe AB solide comme un roc assure un son qui vous "tape la figure" sans crainte pour sa
flabilite ou sa performance. La conception robuste de la serie des amplis THA, leur remarquable frequence d'entree
et leur flexibilite du reglage d'accroissement permettent pratiquement toutes les configurations possibles du
systeme. Les fils epais du bloc d'alimentation et des enceintes assurent que toute la
puissance qui rentre a I'interieur ressorte sous forme du meilleur son possible.
Si quelque chose ne va pas pendant I'installation, ne vous inquietez
pas. Le systeme est protege contre les courts-circuits de
sortie, de mise a la terre et du circuit 12 volts; en outre,
un voyant de securite vous previent du
probleme. La paix en I'ame, une grande
puissance, et encore pas tres
cher ... ne cherchez pas davantage.
• Des watts efficaces reels. Pas besoin
de watts "bidon". C'est du vrai son dans
un ampli super. done on n'a pas besoin
d'exagerer - ya fait ce que ya dit.
• Une conception plus robuste de Classe AB avec
des etages de sortie renforces assure une
performance solide et la fiabilite.
• De grandes plaques de refroidissement pour assurer une dissipation adequate de la chaleur, quelle que soit la
charge (elles ont I'air chouette en plus).
• Des dimensions impressionnantes, avec des cosses dorees du bloc d'alimentation et des enceintes assurant des
connexions fiables. a basse resistance.
• Un voyant de securite qui signale des arrets de I'appareil par suite de problemes d'installation.
• Une large garnme de capacite d'entree: 0,3 a 6,0 VRMS.
• Le reglage variable continu de la frequence de recouvrement.
• Une sortie stable a 2 ohms (mode non ponte)
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SERVICE NUMBERS • NUMEROS DU SERVICE APRES-VENTE
NUMEROS DE SERVICIO • NUMERO DE SERVI~O
Country:
Phone:
Fax:
WWW:
http://www.blaupunkt.com
Germany
(D)
0180-5000225
05121-494002
Austria
(A)
01-6103150
01-61039391
Belgium
(B)
02-52551004
02-5255263
Denmark
(OK)
44898360
44-898644
Finland
(FIN)
09-435991
09-435 99236
France
(F)
01-4010 10007
01-40107320
Great Britain
(GB)
01-89583 8880
01-895838394
Greece
(GR)
0800-550 6550
01-5769473
Ireland
(IRL)
01-4149400
01-10098830
Italy
(I)
02-3696331
02-3696464
Luxembourg
(L)
404078
402085
Netherland
(NL)
023-565 6348
023-565 6331
Norway
(N)
66-817000
66-817 157
Portugal
(P)
01-2185 00144
01-218511111
Spain
(E)
1502-120234
916-467952
Sweden
(S)
08-7501500
08-7501810
SWitzerland
(CH)
01-8471644
01-8471650
Czech. Rep.
(Cl)
02-61300441
02-61300514
Hungary
(H)
01-3339575
01-3248756
Poland
(PL)
0800-118922
022-8771260
Turkey
(TR)
0212-3400677
0212-3460040
USA
(USA)
800-950-2528
708-681-7188
(BR)
+55-19 371002769
+55-19 37100 2773
(MAL)
+604-6382 474
+604-6413
http://www.blaupunktusa.com
Brazil
(Mercosur)
Malaysia
(Asia Pacific)
eSLAUPUNKT
Robert Bosch Corporation
Sales Group - Mobile Communications Division
2800 S. 25th Avenue
Broadview, IL 60155 U.S.A.
Blaupunkt GmbH
Robert Bosch Strasse 200
0-31139 Hildesheim
Germany
www.blaupunktusa.com
www.blaupunkt.com
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