Clarion E950 - original R/C - Wiring

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Re: Clarion E950 - original R/C - Wiring

Post by DKWW2000 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:02 pm

Thanks for that Ian 0-0 , most helpful.............3 power feeds? Unusual
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Re: Clarion E950 - original R/C - Wiring

Post by KiwiDave » Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:49 pm

Today 'cos the weather was agreeable, I finally got around to removing the Clarion. It has never worked anyway insofar as it turns on then helpfully displays CODE and will take no further part in any proceedings!
A work colleague has agreed to help with installing a Nakamichi replacement so before he realises exactly what he has got himself into, I'd best make a start.

First off, what the feck is this???
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Wiring diagram says it's a choke coil. What does it do and do I need to retain it?

Second question ... The red main power wire takes feed from the clock! Can anyone recommend a better power source
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Re: Clarion E950 - original R/C - Wiring

Post by DKWW2000 » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:17 pm

Dave,
The "Choke" (Inductor) was used to filter out/suppress high frequency interference which was caused mainly by Alternators producing AC current, modern systems have them built in.

As far as I remember, the Radio has 2 x pos feeds, one for the On/Off (normally Ignition Fed) & the other +permanent to keep clock/station settings etc.
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Re: Clarion E950 - original R/C - Wiring

Post by KiwiDave » Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:26 pm

Thnx Pete. I can see the two feeds on the wiring diagram. It's quite helpful that the radio wiring is still labelled (for the most part anyway) so that's a help. th:
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Re: Clarion E950 - original R/C - Wiring

Post by Lucky » Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:21 pm

Taking the power feed from literally anywhere else has got to be better than using scotchlocks :evil: Abject barabarism :shock:

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