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mk2 van, standard head unit, want rear speakers.
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Hi folks, I recently got a 54 plate Berlingo van. I've got to say i'm very happy with it and intend to make good use of this community.

I've had a look through existing threads and my manual and I'm a little unclear on the solution to my problem:

I want to know if the standard Citroen CD head unit in the van has outputs for rear speakers? and if so, where are they? should there be a separate line out adapter?

My project is to run both rear speaker lines into one to supply a large cone built into a cabinet, recycled from an old bass guitar amp of mine to give it a little more drive and low end response. The standard speakers need a little more for my tastes, but I'm not interested in going down the ICE route of installing an after-market head, speakers, amp, sub etc. I'm hoping there will be a set of rear line outs i can simply patch into an insulated speaker cable running directly to my custom cabinet. This is by far the newest and most complicated wiring loom I've ever encountered and I can't find a clear diagram!

Sorry if this has come up before and i missed it searching through the forums.

thanks, Rich

also my first experience with manufacturer fitted head unit.

I've done some further reading and i hope to be able to fit a 'mini ISO' line out on what i've discovered to be an aux line in/out connecter on the back of the head. Can anyone confirm that this is an Aux connection before i dive in?
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This is the rear of my standard Citroen (Clarion) CD head unit.
The bottom two connectors are the ISO connectors (which also contain a feed for the dash display. The top connector had nothing connected to it and guessing it is for a CD changer?
As for rear speakers, mine has none (it's a van), it has door speakers and dash tweeters.
As for the head unit itself, it is not brilliant, think 10w RMS per channel? Would not even properly drive my upgraded door speakers. I would start with a decent head unit or the power and quality are going to disappoint.
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hi everyone
Ive been looking for a solution to have mp3 trough the original
radio system on my mk2 berlingo

i found on ebay a device that does just that

the clarion is an Type RD3

these are the radio's that are compatibel
VDO-Dayton:
22RC200/35/65 - 22RC220/35Z - 22RC280/ 22RC290
Clarion:
PU1633A, PU1646A, PU2184A, PU2294A, PU2294C, PU2325A
PU2325B, PU2358A, PU2471A(RD3)
Phillips:
22RC200/65, 22RC200/65S, 22RC260

a few pics

the brand is yatour

[Image: Con_MiA_XCarLink2_USB-Interface.jpg]

[Image: Con_MiA_XCarLink2_USB-Interface_Lieferum...it_Peu.jpg]

[Image: RD3.jpg]
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#4
I have had one of these for 3 years, it is briliant.

Peter
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(21-07-2012, 09:32 AM)j90xxx Wrote:  [Image: 6zc3rn.jpg]
This is the rear of my standard Citroen (Clarion) CD head unit.
The bottom two connectors are the ISO connectors (which also contain a feed for the dash display. The top connector had nothing connected to it and guessing it is for a CD changer?
As for rear speakers, mine has none (it's a van), it has door speakers and dash tweeters.
As for the head unit itself, it is not brilliant, think 10w RMS per channel? Would not even properly drive my upgraded door speakers. I would start with a decent head unit or the power and quality are going to disappoint.

I did a similar thing in my berlingo however I used the active sub from a mk2 fiat punto to great effect I might add just need to wire it up to power,earth,remote/power antenna and rear speakers using a salvaged iso connector from a car.
   
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