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Aurora Design announces yet another industry first!


Worldwide digital radio support!

               

    Aurora Design pioneered technologies like OEM quality radios, Bluetooth and USB for classic vehicles and while the competition scrambles to release out-of-date products, Aurora Design takes it to the next level leaving them in the dust!

   Aurora Design is now the only solution for your classic vehicle radio that offers Worldwide digital radio support. Offering HD Radio™ Technology for North America and DAB/DAB+ support for the rest of the world using a patent pending interface, once again Aurora Design technology makes the other guys “upgrades” look ancient by comparison!


Aurora Design radio conversions are NOT the same as other solutions on the market today. Our products are a no excuse, OEM quality that work exactly as you would expect. No low quality audio, radio stations drifting or dropping out, unintelligible Bluetooth phone calls, etc. You expect the same quality as found in your modern vehicle and that is what you get with Aurora Design products.


    The new FMR-2.7, FMR-DRH1, FMR-DRD1, BTU-2.5, BT-2.5, USB-2.5 and FMC-2 lead the industry in features, quality and value:


  1. Designed to OEM standards, using OEM components, just like your modern vehicle...

        Compare to the consumer level design and components of the competition. Aurora Design products

        use the same components found in many new automobiles and are designed to withstand faults like

        accidental battery reversal, direct shorts on the outputs, SAE transients, etc. Don’t try this with the

        competition or you’ll end up with a destroyed radio!


  1. Uses all the latest technology (BT 5.0, native AAC audio, USB)...

        Compare to the obsolete technology used by the competition (BT 3.0, no AAC, no USB). Only Aurora

        Design offers cutting edge technology! Just one listen to how your music sounds using native AAC

        versus the inferior SBC codec of the competition will convince you Aurora Design leads the pack!


  1. Worldwide digital radio support...

        No one else offers worldwide digital radio support! HD Radio™ Technology fully certified and

        licensed by iBiquity Digital Corporation for the highest compatibility and performance.  DAB/DAB+

        utilizing a patent pending interface for Europe/Asia.


  1. Fully certified Bluetooth...

        Aurora Design only uses expensive, fully certified Bluetooth modules. Unlike cheap offshore modules

        that are not legal to use in most countries, Aurora Design Bluetooth modules are fully certified to FCC,

        CE, IC, MIC, KCC and Bluetooth SIG specifications. What’s in that aftermarket/reproduction radio?


  1. Fully modern Hands Free Phone integration...

        Compare to the basic phone handling of the competition. Aurora Design offers internal and external

        microphones so you can optimize the voice quality for your car. Features like call waiting and conference

        calling are standard.


  1. Voice Command and Voice Assist, pioneered by Aurora Design...

        Aurora Design was first to offer Voice Command and while the competition plays catchup, we’ve taken

        it to the next level with Voice Assist! Now your radio can talk to you to assist you with setup and

        operation.


  1. Designed and built in the USA!

        Aurora Design products are designed and built in the USA and not just assembled here. Ask the

        competition how much is actually done in the USA on their products...

       

   Check out all the new products from Aurora Design and you’ll know why we lead the industry in innovation and quality, leaving the competition in the dust! While others may offer limited, outdated technology, only Aurora Design products offer full, modern features for your classic vehicle radio.

 

Find out what thousands and thousands of classic vehicle and hot rod owners have discovered...

Aurora Design leaves the competition at the starting line!

                     All the features of the FMR-1, plus:

  1. More robust, higher performance power amplifier

    - Can now drive two 2 ohm speakers

    - Perfect for smaller vehicles with limited room for speakers

    - 4x45W into 4 ohms / 2x75W into 2 ohms @ 14.4V

    - 3 speaker configuration can drive stereo to two rear speakers and

        mono to one front speaker. No need for poor performing dual coil

        or tiny dual mounted speakers

  1. Differential Auxiliary Input

    - Floating ground virtually eliminates ground loop noise

  1. Multiple audio inputs for better performance and easier installation

  2. 4X the size / 25% faster microprocessor than the FMR-1

  3. NEW Voice Assist HD is now standard!

    - The FMR 2.7 can speak all basic radio operations in a clear voice

  1. NEW Seek/Scan feature just like a modern radios

    - Standard on all radios!

    - On signal seeking radios (Wonderbar®, T&C, ElectroTouch):

        • Press Seek button once, seek to next station

        • Press Seek button twice, scan to the next station, wait 8 seconds, and

            scan to the next station

    - On manually tuned radios:

        • Twist tuning control twice to initiate scan

  1. NEW Tube Emulation Mode for perfect, concours quality operation

  2. NEW FMR-CM1 Courtesy Module

    - Allows radio/Bluetooth to continue to play for 15 minutes or until door is

        opened after ignition is turned off just like modern vehicles!

  1. NEW FMR-MC1 Motor Controller

    - Replaces all relays/limit switches on motor driven signal seeking radios

    - Optional motor/bracket kit replaces AC motor/power supply on Bendix radios

                     All the features of the BTU-1, plus:

  1. Uses the latest Bluetooth 5.0 for best compatibility  

    - Native support for AAC audio!

  1. Voice Assist HD feature guides user through operation

  2. Internally or externally mounted microphone

  3. Supports call waiting/conference calling

  4. USB now supports all native charging modes

    - SDP, CDP and DCP profiles supported

    - Full 2A charging current

    - Supports proprietary modes such as Apple® 1A/2A and BlackBerry®

    - Intelligent, high efficiency power supply will not cause interference

        on AM reception of FMR-2.7

    - Continues charging with radio turned off (power still supplied to radio)

•  USB now supports AAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis and FLAC file types

    - User can freely intermix .acc .m4a .mp3 .ogg and .flac files on USB drive

    - AAC is the standard file format used by Apple iTunes® and many

        other music services, copy files directly from your music library!

    - New! FLAC support for perfect lossless audio files

Includes 16GB USB FLASH Drive

  1. User personalized module name for easier pairing

                     All the features of the BT-1, plus:

  1. Uses the latest Bluetooth 5.0 for best compatibility

    - Native support for AAC audio!

  1. Voice Assist HD feature guides user through operation

Supports call waiting/conference calling

  1. Internally or externally mounted microphone

                     All the features of the USB-1, plus:

  1. Voice Assist HD feature guides user through operation

USB now supports all native charging modes

    - SDP, CDP and DCP profiles supported

    - Full 2A charging current

    - Supports proprietary modes such as Apple® 1A/2A and BlackBerry®

    - Intelligent, high efficiency power supply will not cause interference

        on AM reception of FMR-2.7

    - Continues charging with radio turned off (power still supplied to radio)

•  USB now supports AAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis and FLAC file types

    - User can freely intermix .acc .m4a .mp3 .ogg and .flac files on USB drive

    - AAC is the standard file format used by Apple iTunes® and many

        other music services, copy files directly from your music library!

    - New! FLAC support for perfect lossless audio files

                     All the features of the FMC-1, plus:

  1. Double the processing power

  2. Selectable Auxiliary Input trigger

    - VOX

    - Tune to low end of dial

    - Power switch cycling

  1. False power cycle trip elimination

  2. Twice the output voltage for compatibility with early tube radios

  3. Lower antenna shunt capacitance

  4. The best solution for adding FM to any existing AM radio

  5. Preserves the originality of the radio

    - Completely removable

  1. Can be used to replace the defective FM front end in an original 1960’s

      AM/FM factory radio

From power converters to nearly indestructible vibrator replacements, all the support components needed to complete a repair or conversion.

Your original radio converted to today’s technology with Aurora Design

products operates like a modern radio and looks original in your dash... because it is original!

Compare the amazing BTU-2.5 to outdated Bluetooth 3.0 solutions!

NO ONE else offers USB support in your original classic radio!

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ALL NEW!

The industry leader for features, quality, flexibility, reliability!

Protect the originality of your radio while adding modern features!

NEW FMR-2.7!

Another Aurora first leaves the competition further behind!


           

Voice Assist HD standard!

 

As seen on MotorWeek’s Goss’ Garage©

Demonstration of the FMR-1, BT-1 and USB-1 modules

Demonstration of the BTU-1 module

See our ad in the Hagerty Magazine

NEW BTU-2.5!

NEW USB-2.5!

NEW BT-2.5!

HD Radio™Technology manufactured under license from iBiquity Digital Corporation. U.S. and Foreign Patents. For patents see http://dts.com/patents. HD Radio, Artist Experience, and the HD, HD Radio, and “ARC” logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.