Blaupunkt packs a tenacious AM/FM tuner, an excellent CD deck, and a powerful built-in amplifier (25 watts RMS/55 peak x 4) into its attractively-priced RPD555 CD receiver. The 1-bit D/A converter (with 8-times oversampling) delivers dead-quiet CD performance, and you'll appreciate little conveniences like the detachable face, seek tuning, scan, preset scan, CD repeat, and CD random play.

Source tone memory stores different bass and treble levels for CD or radio. For big bass performance, you'll find a set of preamp outputs to simplify adding an external amplifier and subwoofer. Press the attenuator button, and the volume will drop to the background level of your choice.

Details:
  • detachable face
  • blue display
  • ORC V tuner
  • 18 FM/12 AM presets, including travel presets
  • seek tuning (moves to next strong station and stops there)
  • station scan (moves through all strong stations on the dial until you stop it) and preset scan (scans through your preset stations until you stop it)
  • one set of 3-volt preamp outputs
  • loudness
  • source tone memory
  • intro scan
  • selectable attenuator level
  • 25 watts RMS/55 peak x 4 channels
  • CD frequency response 20-20,000 Hz
  • CD signal-to-noise ratio 98 dB
  • FM sensitivity 10 dBf
  • 1-year warranty

Why replace your factory radio?

Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

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What's in the box?

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  • AM/FM/CD Receiver with 10-amp fuse inserted into chassis
  • Sleeve
  • Detachable faceplate
  • Trim ring
  • Wiring harness
  • 2 Release keys
  • 1 Mounting strap
  • 1 Long rear support stud
  • 1 Short rear support stud
  • 1 Rubber bushing
  • 1 Nut
  • 1 Self-tapping screw
  • 1 Locking screw
  • 1 Lock washer
  • 1 Star washer
  • Manual (English/French/Spanish/Portuguese
  • Benefits Registration card (Insurance Referral/Warranty Confirmation and Ownership Registration)
  • Warranty sheet

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Features

Source Tone Memory: Each source (AM/FM/CD) can store its own bass and treble levels.

Selectable Attenuator Level: The amount of attenuation applied when you activate the attenuator function may be set according to your preferences. The setting range is from -0 (no attenuation) to -80 (max attenuation).

Tuner: This unit is equipped with Blaupunkt's ORC V Tuner.

Scan and Preset Scan Tuning: The scan feature allows you to listen to each station in a band (AM or FM) for 8 seconds, until you stop the scan function by selecting the station you want to hear.  The preset scan feature allows you to listen to each preset station in a band (AM or FM) for 8 seconds, until you stop the scan function by selecting the preset station you want to hear.

Ignition-Off Clock Call: This unit can be made to display the clock even when the ignition is off.  When the ignition-off clock call feature is activated, the clock will be displayed for 5 seconds, then it will automatically shut off to prevent battery drain.

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