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Santa Cruz Radio

Santa Cruz Radio-RetroSound
Part Number:
$ 449.99

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Quick Start Guide

RetroSound®'s Santa Cruz is the first and only radio ever designed specifically for 1988-94 GM trucks and features an OE-style appearance for seamless integration into your truck.

Santa Cruz is a full-featured radio, with Made-For-iPod®/iPhone® compatibility and built-in Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and wireless audio streaming — and features Bluetooth® Music Browsing. Santa Cruz is SiriusXM-Ready™ and connects to the SiriusXM SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, subscription required) without the need for special adapters.

A powerful 25 watts RMS x 4 channel amplifier is built in, and RCA pre-outs – plus subwoofer output – are provided for adding external amplifiers. Santa Cruz has a 32,000 color display allowing it to be customized to match your vehicle’s interior. Two USB inputs for iPod®/iPhone® or USB flash drives and two standard auxiliary inputs provide plenty of flexibility and allows playback of WMA, MP3 or FLAC files.

Customers purchasing the SXV300 SiriusXM® tuner are eligible for a $70.00 rebate and will receive a three-month subscription to SiriusXM®’s All Access Package upon activation.* The SiriusXM® “All Access” package includes Howard Stern, every NFL, MLB®, and NBA game, every NASCAR® race, plus NHL® games and PGA TOUR® coverage, as well as access outside the vehicle to SiriusXM® on smartphones and other connected devices and online at

  • SiriusXM-Ready™ (SXV300 tuner sold separately)
  • $70.00 rebate on purchase of SXV300 SirusXM Vehicle-Connect tuner*
  • 3 months free SiriusXM® “All Access” subscription upon activation*
  • Made for iPod®/iPhone®
  • Built-in Bluetooth® connectivity
  • 32,000 color display
  • Authentic push-button styling
  • AM/FM RDS tuner with 30 pre-sets
  • Two rear-mounted USB ports for iPod®/iPhone® or USB flash drive
  • Two auxiliary inputs for portable devices
  • 25 watts x 4 channel RMS power amplifier
  • Dual RCA pre-outs plus subwoofer output for external amplifiers
  • Works seamlessly with any of our external amplifiers

*SiriusXM promotion is valid for US residents only.

Note: Bezels, knobs, faceplates, and replacement parts are non-returnable. If you are not sure as to fitment, please contact us.

Apache1 Huntington2 Newport3
Santa Cruz4
Redondo5 Monterey6 Wonderbar7
MSRP $ 399.99 $ 399.99 $ 399.99 From $ 399.99 $ 429.99 $ 429.99
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SiriusXM-Ready™ North America Only North America Only North America Only
Built-in DAB/DAB+ Tuner Outside North America Outside North America Outside North America
Made for iPod® / iPhone®
Built-in Bluetooth®
USB Port for WMA/MP3 Music Files 2 2 2 2 2 2
Auxiliary Inputs 2 2 2 2 2 2
Display 32,000 Colors 32,000 Colors Amber/Green 32,000 Colors 32,000 Colors 32,000 Colors
Clock-Off Feature
AM/FM RDS Tuner with 30 Pre-sets
Selectable Tuner with USA/EU/Japan Frequencies
Power Output (RMS) 25 watts x 4 25 watts x 4 25 watts x 4 25 watts x 4 25 watts x 4 25 watts x 4
Front and Rear RCA Low Level Pre-amp Outputs
Subwoofer Output with Variable Crossover
Non-Volatile Memory
Apache is made especially for 1954-59 Chevrolet and GM trucks and features no push-buttons.
Huntington is a direct-fit replacement for 1968-77 Ford Bronco and 1961-66 Ford trucks.
Newport is a 1.5 DIN radio made to fit later-model vehicles with a 7” x 3” factory opening.
Santa Cruz is a direct-fit replacement for 1988-94 Chevrolet and GM trucks.
Redondo is designed to work with vehicles with a divide in the dash fascia between the push-buttons and radio display and features an independenly adjustable push-button assembly. Redondo is available with standard radio shafts or thumb-rollers designed specifically for classic Mopars.
Monterey is a direct-fit solution for classic Ford and Mercury vehicles from the 1950s and 60s.
Wonderbar™ is a direct-fit solution for late 1940s-1960’s Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, Oldsmobile and GM vehicles and features a fully-functional Wonder Bar that seeks to the next available station and skips tracks during MP3 or Bluetooth® playback.
For more information, see the user's manual, or browse our support page.


Tuning Range (USA, EUR, AUS, JAP, RUS tuning capable) with RDS 87.5-107.9MHz
Antenna Terminal External Antenna Connector
Usable Sensitivity 12.5 dBf
Selectivity 75 dB @ 400kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio 62 dB (Stereo), 67 dB (mono)
Harmonic Distortion @ 1 kHz 0.8% (stereo), 0.5% (mono)
Separation 32 dB @ 1kHz
Frequency Response 30-16,000 Hz

AM (EU and US Tuning Capable)

Tuning Range (USA, EUR, AUS, JAP, RUS tuning capable) 530-1710 kHz
Antenna Terminal External Antenna Connector


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 10.5-14.4 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 watts Max Power
Output Impedance 4
Low Level Output (4 channels) 2.85 volts
AUX 1 Input >300 mV / 6 kΩ
AUX 2 Input >300 mV / 6 kΩ
USB 1 Input 5V (USB female input)
USB 2 Input 5V (USB female input)

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