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Wiring color code for xr-c5100

Trying to install this radio in a saturn

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Re: wiring color code for xr-c5100

I am about to sell one on eBay - here are the connections from the installation paperwork and connector that I have:

Top row, left to right:
White - Front Left (+)
Green - Rear Left (+)
Purple - Rear Right (+)
Gray - Front Right (+)
Blue/White strip - AMP REMOTE (Max 0.3A)
Blue - ANT REM (Power Antennta Remote) (12V, Max 0.1A)
Red - Power (Accessory)
Black - Ground

Bottom Row, left ot right
White/Black - Front Left (-)
Green - Rear Left (-)
Purple - Rear Right (-)
Gray - Front Right (-)
Yellow - Power (Battery)

One of the BLANKs is for the "Light Blue - ATT (attenuation for car phone)", but it is unclear which one. This wire is not on my connection block...

The circular BUS line to the right of the terminal block is apparently for linking to a CD/MD unit (cable supplied with unit)

The Blue 3.5mm socket is for the RM-X45 Rotary Commander (which attaches to the indicator lever)

Important notes:
If there is no ACC power line in the car, do not connect the red lead.
Ensure the power select switch on the bottom of the unit is in the B position, then press the RESET button (behind the faceplate).
This means that the display will be off when the unit is not in use - avoiding a flat battery risk.
(Posn A is for normal use, with red line on ACC)

The RESET buttom should be pressed after installation, before initial use.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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