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RetroSound® Santa Cruz Radio

Starting from $399.99 MSRP


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 built-in Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and wireless audio streaming — and features Bluetooth® Music Browsing.

A powerful 25 watts RMS x 4 channel amplifier is built in, and RCA pre-outs 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. A rear-mounted USB port for flash drives and two standard auxiliary inputs provide plenty of flexibility and allows playback of WMA, MP3 or FLAC files.

  • Built-in Bluetooth® connectivity
  • 32,000 color display
  • Authentic push-button styling
  • AM/FM tuner with 30 pre-sets
  • A rear-mounted USB port for flash drives
  • Two auxiliary inputs for portable devices
  • 25 watts x 4 channel RMS power amplifier
  • Dual RCA pre-outs for external amplifiers
  • Works seamlessly with any of our external amplifiers

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

The Santa Cruz is now available with your choice of feature sets. The features listed above are available as the Hermosa feature set, or upgrade to the Long Beach feature set for all of the above, plus :

  • Made for iPod®/iPhone® (Compatibility with devices through streaming & USB)
  • An additional USB port
  • AM/FM RDS tuner with 30 pre-sets
  • Dedicated subwoofer output
  • SiriusXM-Ready™ (SXV300 tuner sold separately)
  • $70.00 rebate on purchase of SXV300 SirusXM® tuner*
  • 3 months free SiriusXM® “All Access” subscription upon activation*

The upgraded Santa Cruz with the Long Beach feature set, is SiriusXM-Ready™ and connects to the SiriusXM™ SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, subscription required). The SXV300 plugs directly into the Monterey without the need for special adapters or cables.

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.com.




To find the Santa Cruz for your vehicle, use the year, make and model search at the top left of this page.



Specifications

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Motor 2 Specifications

FM

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

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
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 4-8ohm
Low Level Output (4 channels) 2.85 volts
EROM Non-Volatile Memory
AUX 1 Input (aux cable length, 8”) >300 mV / 6 kΩ
AUX 2 Input (aux cable length, 8”) >300 mV / 6 kΩ
USB Input (USB cable length, 40”) 5V (USB female input)

Motor 4 Specifications

FM

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

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
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 4ohm
Low Level Output (4 channels) 2.85 volts
EROM Non-Volatile Memory
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)


Radio Comparison

Apache1 Huntington2 Newport3
Santa Cruz4
Redondo5 Monterey6 Wonderbar7
MSRP $ 399.99 $ 399.99 $ 399.99 From $ 399.99 $ 429.99 $ 429.99
Motor Motor 3 Motor 4
Motor 6
Motor 4
Motor 5
Motor 6
Motor 4
Motor 6
Motor 4
Motor 6
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.
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