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1960-66 Mercedes-Benz 300 RetroRadio with Chrome Faceplate

1960-66 Mercedes-Benz 300 RetroRadio with Chrome Faceplate RetroSound
1960-66 Mercedes-Benz 300 RetroRadio with Chrome Faceplate RetroSound
1960-66 Mercedes-Benz 300 RetroRadio with Chrome Faceplate RetroSound
1960-66 Mercedes-Benz 300 RetroRadio with Chrome Faceplate RetroSound

1960-66 Mercedes-Benz 300 RetroRadio with Chrome Faceplate

Feature Set
Choose a Face
Choose your Look
Metal
Plastic
Part Number: LB-M4-308-309-39-78

Radio Features

  • AM/FM Tuner with 30 Presets
  • Built-in Bluetooth® Connectivity
  • 2 AUX (3.5mm) Inputs for Portable Devices
  • 1 Rear-mounted USB Port
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • RetroRadio Assembly Video
  • HD Radio® Technology
  • AM/FM RDS Tuner with 30 Presets
  • Built-in Bluetooth® Connectivity
  • 2 Rear USB Ports
  • Dedicated Subwoofer Output
  • SiriusXM-Ready™ (SXV300 tuner sold separately)
  • 2-Year Warranty
  • RetroRadio Assembly Video
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The RetroSound RetroRadio® looks like the original factory radio in your 1960-66 Mercedes Benz 300 while discretely adding all the modern audio features found in your daily driver. Classic push-buttons, replica knobs, and a period-correct bezel or faceplate combine with the radio's display to create a truly authentic look. Listen to your favorite local radio stations, stream your favorite SiriusXM® channel, or play your favorite music over Bluetooth® from your connected device, all with a classic style that blends seamlessly with your interior.

The bezel/faceplate and knob recommendations on this page offer the most period-correct style for your 1960-66 Mercedes Benz 300. To completely customize your look check out our Build Your Own Radio page. 

For a factory-like fit, RetroRadio includes RetroSound’s patented InfiniMount™ Brackets that can be adjusted during installation to achieve the proper width and depth of control shafts and a flush fitment of the Radio Face.

RetroRadio is available with your choice of 3 different feature sets:

Motor 4HD

  • HD Radio® Technology
  • SiriusXM-Ready® (SXV300V1 tuner sold separately)
  • Made for iPod®/iPhone®
  • Built-in Bluetooth® (Version 5.0)
  • Includes Bluetooth® microphone for hands-free calls
  • AM/FM RDS tuner with 30 presets
  • Two USB ports for flash drives and other devices
  • 2.1-amp device charging via USB
  • Built-in 300-watt (peak power) Mosfet amplifier
  • 25 watts RMS x 4 channels – TrueRating™
  • Dual RCA pre-outs for external amplifiers
  • Dedicated subwoofer output
  • 32,000 color display
  • Non-volatile memory
  • 2-Year Warranty
  • Assembly is required

      FREE SiriusXM® tuner and 3-month "All Access" subscription! (US/Canada residents only)

  • Receive a $70.00 rebate with the purchase of SXV300V1 SirusXM® tuner
  • Receive three months of free SiriusXM® "All Access" subscription or 12 Months for $99 upon activation

Motor 2A

  • Built-in Bluetooth® (Version 5.0)
  • Includes Bluetooth® microphone for hands-free calls
  • AM/FM RDS tuner with 30 presets
  • Auxiliary input for portable devices
  • USB port for flash drives and other devices
  • 2.1-amp device charging via USB
  • Built-in 300-watt (peak power) Mosfet amplifier
  • 25 watts RMS x 4 channels – TrueRating™
  • Dual RCA pre-outs for external amplifiers
  • 32,000 color display
  • Non-volatile memory
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Assembly is required

Motor 1A

  • Auxiliary input for portable devices
  • AM/FM RDS tuner with 30 presets
  • Built-in 275-watt (peak power) Mosfet amplifier
  • 18 watts RMS x 4 channels – TrueRating™
  • Non-volatile memory
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Assembly is required
Universal DIN Repair Kit (sold separately)

If the dash in your classic vehicle has been cut or modified, our Universal DIN Repair Kit can help you restore an authentic look. Check out our video on installing a RetroRadio using our Universal DIN Repair Kit.

Quadraphonic Amplifier (sold separately)

Add more power to your RetroSound Radio with the Quadraphonic Amplifier. The Quadraphonic is a 4-channel amplifier and connects directly to your RetroSound radio delivering 45-watts RMS to all four speakers. Pair it with a RetroSound 8" powered subwoofer for a complete audio system that's a breeze to install.

Retro Manufacturing radios are a modular design. Assembly is required. This design allows for a more adjustable fit and to offer different style options. RetroSound Radios are only compatible with 12V negative grounding vehicles.

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

  Motor 1A Motor 2A Motor 4HD
FM
Tuning Range (USA, EUR, AUS, JAP, RUS tuning capable) with RDS 87.5-107.9MHz 87.5-107.9MHz 87.5-107.9MHz
Antenna Terminal External Antenna Connector External Antenna Connector External Antenna Connector
Usable Sensitivity 12.5 dBf 12.5 dBf 12.5 dBf
Selectivity 75 dB @ 400kHz 75 dB @ 400kHz 75 dB @ 400kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio 62 dB (Stereo), 67 dB (mono) 62 dB (Stereo), 67 dB (mono) 62 dB (Stereo), 67 dB (mono)
Harmonic Distortion @ 1 kHz 0.8% (stereo), 0.5% (mono) 0.8% (stereo), 0.5% (mono) 0.8% (stereo), 0.5% (mono)
Separation 32 dB @ 1kHz 32 dB @ 1kHz 32 dB @ 1kHz
Frequency Response 30-16,000 Hz 30-16,000 Hz 30-16,000 Hz
AM (EU and US Tuning Capable)
Tuning Range (USA, EUR, AUS, JAP, RUS tuning capable) 530-1710 kHz 530-1710 kHz 530-1710 kHz
Antenna Terminal External Antenna Connector External Antenna Connector External Antenna Connector
General
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 3.96”W x 1.98”H x 4.30”D 3.96”W x 1.98”H x 4.30”D
Power Requirements 11.5-14.4 volts 10.5-14.4 volts 10.5-14.4 volts
Current Consumption (during operation) Max. 15A Max. 15A Max. 15A
Current Consumption (car off)  
Output Power (@ 14.4 volts @ 4 ohm @ 1% THD) 18x4 watts RMS 40x4 Max Power 25x4 watts RMS 45x4 watts Max Power 25x4 watts RMS 45x4 watts Max Power
Output Impedance 4-8ohm 4-8ohm 4ohm
AUX 1 Input (AUX cable length, 8”) >300 mV / 6 kΩ >300 mV / 6 kΩ >300 mV / 6 kΩ
AUX 2 Input (aux cable length, 8”) - >300 mV / 6 kΩ >300 mV / 6 kΩ
USB 1 Input (USB cable length, 40”) - 5V (USB female input) 5V (USB female input)
USB 2 Input - - 5V (USB female input)
Low Level Output (4 channels) - 2.85 volts 2.85 volts
EROM - Non-Volatile Memory Non-Volatile Memory
  Motor 1A Motor 2A Motor 4HD Motor 6
Compatible Faces

Apache
Daytona
Denver
Detroit
Huntington
Monterey
Newport
New York
Redondo RS
RetroRadio Faces
Santa Cruz
Wonder Bar 1 & 3

Daytona
Denver
Detroit
Huntington
Monterey
Newport
New York
Redondo RS
RetroRadio Face
Santa Cruz
Wonder Bar 1 & 3

Daytona
Denver
Detroit
Huntington
Monterey
Newport
New York
Redondo RS
RetroRadio Face
Santa Cruz
Wonder Bar 1 & 3

Daytona
Denver
Detroit
Huntington
Monterey
Newport
New York
Redondo RS
RetroRadio Face
Santa Cruz
Wonder Bar 1 & 3
Selectable 12/24 Hour Clock Included Included Included Included
Selectable Tuner with USA/EU/Japan Frequencies Included Included Included Included
Clock-Off Feature Included Included Included Included
Built-in Bluetooth®Allows connection to Bluetooth devices. Using the radio as a hands-free device for phones and allowing playback from a device through the radio speaker system. No Included Included Included
Front and Rear RCA Low Level Pre-amp Outputs No Included Included Included
Non-Volatile MemoryRadio has a memory chip that stores station presets, sound settings and other radio settings even if power is removed from the radio. This will not store time. Included No Included Included
Subwoofer Output with Variable Crossover No No Included Included
Made for iPod® / iPhone®Reads directly from an Apple device. No No Included Included
AM/FM RDS Tuner with 30 Pre-setsRDS (Radio Data Systems) Sends data from the radio station to the radio. Everything from auto setting your radios clock displaying station, artist and song information. Other RDS features include searching by music genres, Traffic warning and other information sent by a radio station. No  No  Included Included
USB Port for WMA/MP3 Music FilesUSB inputs allow playback from a flash drive with MP3/FLAC or WMA music files. Select models will interface with an Apple device. No 1 2 2
Auxiliary InputsUses a 3.5mm input style jack to play audio from an external device 1 2 2 2
DisplayRadio display color. Certain models have adjustable RGB display. White 32,000 Color Display 32,000 Color Display 32,000 Color Display
Power OutputPower rating. RMS is the power it can deliver continuously. 18 watts x 4 25 watts x 4 25 watts x 4 25 watts x 4
SiriusXM-Ready®SiriusXM® SXV300 Tuner Sold Separately No No North America Only No
Built-in DAB/DAB+ Tuner No No No Outside North America