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Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Connect a new car stereo to the factory wiring in select 1987-up Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Subaru, and Geo vehicles

for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+ for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+
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Metra 70-1761 receiver wiring harness

This vehicle-specific wiring harness adapter makes connections between your new car stereo and your car's electrical system. It works with select 1987-up Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Subaru, and Geo vehicles.

First, attach the color-coded wires on your Crutchfield-supplied harness to the wires from your new stereo. If you're not using a soldering iron, we recommend that you purchase some wire connectors to secure the connections. Check out our handy article on three ways to connect the wiring harness here.

Now, once this harness is connected to your new stereo, you'll be able to plug right into your car's factory radio connector. This harness saves installation time since you won't have to cut factory wires individually, and it also enables you to re-install the factory radio if needed. A detailed instruction sheet comes with the harness. Warranty: 60 days.

Please read this important note: This harness may not contain provisions for every wire needed to complete your installation, and it will not accommodate special navigation, video, or factory steering wheel control connections. You will need a special adapter if you want your factory steering wheel audio controls to work with your new stereo.

Connections:

  • 12V constant power
  • 12V switched power
  • chassis ground
  • power antenna turn-on
  • dimmer
  • left front speaker +/-
  • right front speaker +/-
  • left rear speaker +/-
  • right rear speaker +/-
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Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts — please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so, then check here for a list of parts. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

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  • 8" Power/front-speaker harness
  • 7.5" Rear speaker harness
  • Instructions

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Features

Crutchfield Wiring Harness: Crutchfield wiring harnesses prevent you from having to cut your vehicle's factory radio plug when replacing your factory radio with an aftermarket head unit. Simply solder or crimp the Crutchfield wiring harness to your aftermarket head unit's harness (solder & crimps not included), plug the aftermarket head unit's plug into the rear chassis of the aftermarket head unit, and plug the Crutchfield wiring harness into your vehicle's factory radio plug.

Note: Installation tools, hardware, & accessories are not included & sold separately. Please see the Accessories tab for recommendations & availability.

Wiring Notes: If the Crutchfield wiring harness is not equipped with a ground wire, you will need to ground the aftermarket head unit's ground wire to the metal chassis of your vehicle. Some vehicle's may require you to bypass the vehicle's factory amplifier (in another location from factory radio) or hardwire certain connections. If your vehicle is equipped with factory steering wheel controls, an additional adapter is required & sold separately.

Wire Code Chart:

(Power/Front Speaker Harness)

Wire Color Function
Red +12 Volt Accessory
Yellow +12 Volt Constant
Black Ground
Blue Power Antenna
Orange/White Dimmer
White Left Front Speaker +
White/Black Left Front Speaker -
Gray Right Front Speaker +
Gray/Black Right Front Speaker -

(Rear Speaker Harness)      

Wire Color Function
Empty (none)
Green Left Rear Speaker +
Green/Black Left Rear Speaker -
Violet Right Rear Speaker +
Violet/Black Right Rear Speaker -

The Crutchfield Car Selector: Please visit the Crutchfield Car Selector for your specific type of vehicle.

 
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5 out of 5

Harness

Written By Anonymous, Miami, FL on Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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This made the job easy.
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4 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, elsmere, ky on Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Made hook up a snap
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5 out of 5

Worked perfect on a 2004 4runner

Written By Luke, Cedar Rapids ia on Friday, July 18, 2014
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As simple as it gets but use your own ground
Pros:
Easy to use
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5 out of 5

In dash radio harness

Written By smirly, milwaukee, WI on Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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These guys never cease to amaze. Called the 800 #, they picked right up, knew exactly what I needed and shipped free next day. Instruction well written, (with a little help from YouTube), project complete in 20 minutes. Wish the sold houses...
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5 out of 5

Straight foward

Written By Anonymous, North Babylon, NY on Monday, July 14, 2014
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,Pretty straight forward. Just remember that you will need to solder the wire to gether.
Pros:
Color matching. Impossible to screw up unless you're color blind.
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5 out of 5

Easy Install

Written By Jeff, Upstate SC on Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Used this to install a Kenwood DDX471HD in a 07 FJ Cruiser. It worked perfectly. Attach wire for wire to the systems wiring harness and then just plug it into the vehicles factory connections. It came with a tailored wiring diagram for the specific install.
Pros:
Simple
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Wiring Harness

Written By Easy as 1-2-3, Sweet Home, OR on Sunday, July 06, 2014
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With instructions provided by Crutchfield, the wiring harness was hooked up in a Jiffy.
Pros:
Stereo works! :)
Cons:
Nunya
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5 out of 5

Great Harness

Written By Justo L, Caguas, PR on Friday, July 04, 2014
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Easy to install, just match the wire color and that's it.
1 out of 1 people found this helpful
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5 out of 5

Metra Harness For Tacoma 07

Written By JJ, Puerto Rico on Thursday, July 03, 2014
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Easy to Install
Pros:
Easy assembly and easy to read instructions
Cons:
Not too much information on cable not for use
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By RonF, Eldersburg, MD on Thursday, July 03, 2014
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Works as described, just connect to your decks wiring harness and plug into the factory wiring.
Pros:
Saves splicing all factory wiring.
Cons:
N/A
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5 out of 5

Harness as expected

Written By Paul, Mulberry, FL on Wednesday, July 02, 2014
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Metra always makes great install parts. Match the colored wires to the new head unit, solder and shrink tube it. No problems.

For Camry, connect the blue remote turn on lead from the hu to the blue wire on this harness. Otherwise the antenna amp will not turn on. All Camrys have this. I had to tear apart the dash to connect this. Now the FM tuner works perfectly.
Pros:
Easy to match colors and install. Matches factory harness as usual.
Cons:
Non
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5 out of 5

Helpful little piece of equipment

Written By Bob, Augusta,Georgia on Wednesday, July 02, 2014
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It worked well with the way the instructions told me to do
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5 out of 5

Works great, easy to wire

Written By BenW, Cincinnati, OH on Monday, June 30, 2014
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This is a great little piece of equipment. It followed the same wire coloring scheme as my radio, and the wires were quite sturdy, with the largest ones pre-stripped for convenience. I was easily able to attach it with some crimp-on wire caps (would not recommend using wire nuts for this). Worked flawlessly the first time.
Pros:
Works great, easy to use Was free with my radio
Cons:
None to speak of.
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5 out of 5

Easy

Written By JB, Ridgefield, WA on Saturday, June 28, 2014
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Made the installation real easy. The colors all matched up too.
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5 out of 5

Which Color Goes Where?

Written By Larry, Sarasota, FL on Monday, June 23, 2014
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Everything was easy to hook up considering how many wires were involved.
Pros:
Worked perfectly! Instructions from Crutchfield helped tremendously
Cons:
Nada-
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5 out of 5

yes

Written By Eric, crested butte, co on Sunday, June 22, 2014
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Plug and play, match the colors. If your color blind, have a friend help.
Pros:
Easy
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5 out of 5

Perfectly servicable

Written By Anonymous, 6206 on Friday, June 20, 2014
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Harness works great, although there was a manufacturers defect where the yellow and red leads were switched. Crutchfield tech support was on the ball and helped identify/correct the issue in a very timely and knowledgeable manner. (Just switched the wires at the butt connector to the harness.) apparently this was the first time for this issue and may be only an isolated incident.
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5 out of 5

Easy to use

Written By Southcalipinoy, Santa Monica, CA on Friday, June 20, 2014
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Makes connections easy to install without cutting wires. Its a no-brainer. Just follow the instructions provided.
Pros:
Easy to connect.
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Exactly what I wanted

Written By Robert B, Nashville Tn on Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Plug and play, what more could you ask for? Oh, and it's free with my purchase!
Pros:
Fits like factory.
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, CA on Monday, June 09, 2014
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Easy to use works great
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5 out of 5

Toyota 4Runner Harness

Written By Jason, Denver, CO on Monday, June 09, 2014
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Perfect and simple connections
Pros:
Two connections and done!
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Worked perfectly!

Written By Steve, Portland, OR on Friday, June 06, 2014
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The wires were able to be matched by color OR by function, and went together without a hitch to work on the first try.
Pros:
Correct labels and colors Easy to install Fits correctly
Cons:
Doesn't come preattached to head unit? :)
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5 out of 5

good

Written By jake s., slc ut on Thursday, June 05, 2014
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does what its supposed to do
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5 out of 5

great product

Written By Anonymous, Londonderry, NH on Wednesday, June 04, 2014
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Easy to use. Great instructions, great price and delivery.
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4 out of 5

Use straight thru connectors not twist caps

Written By MatrixXRS, Phoenix, AZ on Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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Use straight thru connectors not twist caps, easy to connect unless you're color blind.
Pros:
Color coded.
Cons:
Instructions should have been more clear about which wires were not to be used on my model.
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5 out of 5

Quality Cables to make installation Easy!

Written By alaskagoldman, Fairbanks, AK on Monday, June 02, 2014
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High quality connectors and wires are well marked for ease of installation.
Pros:
Can't imagine installation without these
Cons:
Can't think of anything negative
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Tom L, Sarasota, FL on Thursday, May 22, 2014
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extremely convenient, and economical
Pros:
convenience
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, Summerland key on Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Great worked perfectly on tundra crew cab 2013
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5 out of 5

Perfect

Written By Danno, Alabama on Monday, May 19, 2014
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Perfect fit
Pros:
Fits
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Works like a charm

Written By 1234, Georgia on Monday, May 19, 2014
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Fits perfectly and wired up in no time. A must have for adding aftermarket stereos.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Pete, San Bruno, CA on Thursday, May 15, 2014
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with some solder and an iron and 15 minutes and ready to plug in
Pros:
convenient and easy
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5 out of 5

Stereo acc.

Written By Lou, Ridgefield NJ on Thursday, May 15, 2014
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This adapter made everything go smooth.
Pros:
Easy to follow directions.
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5 out of 5

Wire Harness Corolla

Written By Rob, Greenville, RI on Monday, May 12, 2014
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Fit like a Glove
Pros:
easy to install
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Easy, Great Product

Written By Brandon, Denver, colorado on Sunday, May 11, 2014
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Easy installation. Great instructions. Came with extra parts. Couldn't have been better.
Pros:
Extra parts, easy instructions
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

EXCELLENT QUALITY

Written By This item is what seperates Crutchfield from the r, Atlanta, GA on Friday, May 09, 2014
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This is what makes Crutchfield so GREAT! Simple easy to read and easy to understand wiring harnesses.
Pros:
Everything is a pro from the Cruchfield Pros
Cons:
You won't find any...
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5 out of 5

Netta 70-1761

Written By Mike E, new york on Sunday, May 04, 2014
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Makes hook up a snap! Plus if you sell your car. You can put your stock radio back!
Pros:
Must have
Cons:
None!
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5 out of 5

wiring harness

Written By M. ATKINSON, Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, May 03, 2014
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this wiring harness made it so easy to install this stereo, once I figured out the proper sequence it only took me about 30 minutes to install
Pros:
Between the wiring harness and the attached wiring sheet it was a pleasant install.
Cons:
I cant think of anything negative
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5 out of 5

worth every penny

Written By Jay, Boothwyn, Pa on Saturday, May 03, 2014
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Excellent instructions easy to use and more than enough wire so that three hands were not needed
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5 out of 5

Tacoma wire harness

Written By ashley, Colorado on Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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Fits perfectly.
Pros:
Has preformed flawlessly for 5 years.
Cons:
None
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4 out of 5

Fits

Written By Jim M, Sch. Haven Pa on Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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Fit factory harness without any modification
Pros:
Fits factory harness without any modification
Cons:
Still have to splice to head unit wires.
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4 out of 5

perfect and easy to connect

Written By kingp0820, Castro Valley, CA on Monday, April 28, 2014
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color codes were money and this was a perfect plug in
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5 out of 5

harness

Written By mos, Lowell, ma on Monday, April 28, 2014
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Made the connections very easy because it's color coded then u just plug your unit to the factory wiring. No cutting wires.
Pros:
Cheap, neat, color coded.
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Easy A

Written By George, Pennsauken. Nj 08109 on Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Quality
Pros:
Quality
Cons:
Quality
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5 out of 5

wire adapter harness

Written By Michael, Garden Grove,CA on Saturday, April 19, 2014
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directions easy to follow
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Wiring Harness

Written By Dave M. Installed in a 2003 Toyota Tacoma Dbl Cab, San Jose, Cal. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Worked perfectly with my AVH-X2600bt!
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5 out of 5

awsome

Written By chrisd, Dallas,Ga on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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easy to install and follow wiring diagram
Pros:
easy to install
Cons:
hard to unplug stock wiring harness from stock amp
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5 out of 5

Pretty Straightforward

Written By Ray, Savannah, GA on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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With 16 wires to worry about there's a lot of potential for errors, but this was very easy.
Pros:
Easy to install correctly
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

ALAN

Written By ALAN, N KANSAS CITY MO on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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ITS OK FAIRLY EASY TO CONNECT STEREO
Pros:
NONE
Cons:
WISH IT CONNECTED TO FACTORY HARNESS AND TO STEREO NO WIRING
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, lawrenceburg, indiana on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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I works great no issues with hooking it up...
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5 out of 5

metra 70-1761 receiver wiring harness

Written By Brad C, Greer, SC on Monday, April 14, 2014
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Easy change. Like most wiring, pretty simple, match color for color, and close of anything not used.
Pros:
all colors matched. (the red was a diff. color red).
Cons:
n/a
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5 out of 5

Just works

Written By Eric, Hockessin, DE on Friday, April 11, 2014
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Nothing much to say. it's wires. they connect. everything works.
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