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Supplied with the Thunderbird Specific Bezel and Knob set, this San Diego is a DAB radio for your vintage, it also features built-in Bluetooth connectivity for hands- free phone calls and wireless audio streaming. San Diego features a 32,000 colour display to customize your radio to your vehicle's interior. Two USB ports for a USB Memory Stick or Thumb Drive plus two standard auxiliary inputs are included. San Diego has a built-in 25 watts x 4 channel power RMS MOSFET amplifier as well as front,rear and subwoofer pre-amplifed RCA outputs, to add external amplifiers. It mounts seamlessly into your dash thanks to RetroSound's patented InfiniMount adjustable bracket system.

Built in DAB+

This radio has a built-in DAB+ tuner that is compatible with both DAB and DAB+ digital radio broadcasts. The digital broadcast signal resists multipath interference offering CD-quality audio with more fidelity and reduced noise compared to analog radio. A DAB antenna is required to listen to DAB and DAB+.
We offer an optional antenna adapter that allows you to convert a standard AM/FM antenna to receive DAB/DAB+ signals (see DAB1) or a windscreen mounted Digital Antenna (see DAB2).

Works with Apple & Android

This radio is compatible iPod/iPhone and Android devices via Bluetooth Audio Streaming, it will charge your Android Device and Play Audio via Bluetooth Audio Streaming from Android/iPhone. Wireless Audio Skip Back and Forward via Bluetooth Audio. Handsfree via Bluetooth from your iPhone or Android Phone. (Will play an iPod/iPhone through the USB connector, or via Bluetooth Audio)

32,000 Colour Options

This radio display has some preset colour options in the menu, however should you want to match the colour of your vehicle interior illumination, it has the option to set Red Green Blue (RGB) options to match the colour perfectly. All easily adjustable through the right hand knob menu.


  • Built-in DAB/DAB+ Tuner
  • Charges iPhone/Android devices
  • Built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • Wireless Audio Skip Back & Forward from your iPhone or Android device
  • Plays MP3, FLAC and WMA files via USB input
  • Selectable 32,000 colour LCD illumination with user presets
  • AM/FM tuner with 30 presets and RDS
  • Selectable international tuner frequencies
  • Built-in amplifier (25 watts RMS/45 watts peak x 4 channels)
  • 3 EQ presets plus user-controlled bass, mid-range, treble, fader, and balance adjustment
  • InfiniMount shaft/bracket system for maximum installation flexibility
  • Available with period-correct knobs and bezel
  • Inputs: 2 rear-mounted standard USB ports and 2 rear auxiliary inputs
  • Outputs: 6-channel pre-amplified outputs (front, rear, subwoofer)
  • Separate power antenna and amplifier turn-on lead(s)
  • 1 year warranty
Included in the box:

Main Wiring Harness

ISO to Retrosound Radio

Power & Speaker Harness

Bare wires to ISO

Motor 6 San Diego Body

Main Unit

Bluetooth Microphone

Remote Mountable Mic

Radio Nose (Face)

in selected finish

Radio Control Shafts


Shaft & Face Hardware

with washers


Mounting Backstrap

4 Plastic Washers

Infinimount Brackets

Selected Fascia Kit & Knobs
(small image for illustration only)

Retro Radio
DAB Radio DAB+
Made for iPod / iPhone Compatibility Yes
Built-In Bluetooth Yes
USB Port for WMA/MP3 Music Files 2
Auxiliary Inputs for Portable Devices 2
Display 32,000 Colors
AM/FM RDS Tuner with 30 Pre-sets with RDS
Selectable Tuner with USA/EU/Japan Frequencies Yes
Power Output 25W x 4Ch
Front and Rear RCA Low Level Pre-amp Outputs Yes
Subwoofer Output with Variable Crossover Yes
Selectable 12/24 Hour Clock Yes
Dimensions (radio face & push-buttons only) 3.5”W x 1.5” H x 1.05” D
Dimensions (radio body) 3.96”W x 1.98”H x 4.30”D
Power Requirements 11.5-14.4 volts
Current Consumption (during operation) Max. 15A
Current Consumption (car off) <3.5 mA
Output Power (@ 14.4 volts @ 4 ohm @ 1% THD) 25x4 watts RMS 45x4 Max Power
Output Impedance 4-8ohm
AUX Input (AUX cable length, 8”) >300 mV / 6 kΩ

Ford Thunderbird 55-57 San Diego DAB Radio Bluetooth USB Aux

  • £339.99

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