Alpine CDE-178bt Bluetooth CD car stereo

The Alpine CDE-178BT is the top-of-the-line of Alpine CD Receiver range that combines all the cool new features and functions such as Alpine TuneIt App compatibility for iPhone and Android-based phones, allowing full sound tuning and sharing via your phone, as well as new Facebook message alerts.

It is also compatible with the vTuner for Alpine iPhone app, giving you thousands of internet radio stations with control from your Head Unit. BassEngine Pro means top quality sound with a 24-Bit DAC and the high-resolution display ensures the best visibility in any lighting conditions.

It’s Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready and Vehicle Display Interface Ready, for a perfect install in almost any vehicle. If your car is equipped with a start-stop engine, this Head Unit is even more interesting for you, since it will keep playing when your engine stops at a crossroad.

The CDE-178BT uses Alpine’s best parts and technologies, such as BassEngine Pro customisation features like:

  • Digital Time Correction,
  • 9-Band Parametric EQ,
  • Factory EQ presets,
  • Electronic Crossover
  • 24-Bit DAC
  • 3 x 4 Volt preouts.

Tune Your Sound, Check Your Facebook

Download the Alpine TuneIt App, then connect your iPhone via USB or Android-based smartphone via Bluetooth.

Now you’re ready to use your phone as a handy interface to achieve exactly the sound you want in your car.  If you’re on Facebook, the app will also notify you of new messages on both your phone and the head unit.

Play It All From Nearly Anything

Alpine CDE–178BT head unit takes iPhone integration a step further with App Direct.

Connect your iPhone via USB and App Direct will let you listen to sound from many apps through your system speakers. Select music or talk from Internet Radio, streaming services, whatever your favourite apps are. You get full control from the iPhone’s touchscreen and the iPhone stays fully operational.

Full Bluetooth Integration

The Alpine CDE-178BT comes with Bluetooth® built in, so you can enjoy hands-free phone operation and a wide range of convenient functions for superior in-car phone use.

These include the ability to hold and switch incoming calls, phone-book functions like auto-updating and easy ABC search, and easier control of music search and playback functions.

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Price:
$599.00

Tuner

  • Memory Presets: Preset Stations (FM:18, MW:6, LW:6)
  • Memory: Auto Memory
  • Seek Mode: Local/DX Selection

RDS

  • RDS Functions: TA, TP, AF, PTY, News, Radio Text

BLUETOOTH®

  • Built-in BLUETOOTH® Module
  • Hands Free Calling: HFP (Hands Free Profile) or HSP (Head Set Profile) Compatible Phones
  • Streaming Music: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Compatible
  • Streaming Music Control: AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile) Ver.1.4 Compatible
  • BT Plus Advanced BLUETOOTH Technology
  • Connection: SSP (Secure Simple Pairing) Supported
  • Phone Book: Phone Book Synchronization
  • Phone Book Search: 3 Letters Alphabet Search
  • Speed Dial: 6 Pre-set Memory
  • Multiple Phone Number Registration: 4 Phone Number Registration Possibility
  • Phone Book Label Display: Mobile, Home, Work, Other
  • Voice Dial Operation: Voice Control for iPhone Supported
  • Auto Answer
  • Call Waiting
  • Call History Display: Dialled Call, Received Call, Missed Call
  • Speech Volume Level Adjustment: Adjustable for Outgoing and Incoming Volume
  • Hands-Free Phone Sound Setting: 5 Type Selection
  • Signal Strength Indicator
  • Battery Level Indicator
  • Output Speaker Selection
  • Menu Language Selection: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian
  • Firmware Updatable
  • Microphone Included

Alpine TuneIt App

  • Sound Setting Function
  • Sound Setting Data Upload to Alpine Cloud Server (Data Sharing)
  • Facebook Notification
  • Compatible for iPhone and Android Smartphones: Available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store

Disc Player

  • Disc Type: CD Player
  • Disc Playback Type: CD, CD-R/RW
  • Music Playback: CDDA, MP3, WMA, AAC Playback
  • M.I.X. Random Play: Track/Folder, All
  • Repeat
  • CD Text Display
  • CD Text Name Search
  • Percentage Search

USB Media Connection

  • USB Connection: Rear USB Connection
    (USB Cable Included)
  • Music Playback: MP3, WMA, AAC File Playback
  • USB Class: Mass Storage Class
  • File/Folder Name Search
  • Folder Up/Down
  • M.I.X. Random Play: Folder, All
  • Repeat

Sound Tuning

  • Bass Engine™ Pro:
  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment
  • Subwoofer Phase Select
  • Subwoofer System Select
  • 4Volt PreOut
  • Equalizer: Flat, Pops, Rock, News, Jazz, Electrical Dance, Hip Hop, Easy Listening, Country and Classical
  • 9-band Parametric Equalizer
  • Digital Time Correction
  • Digital Crossover Setting
  • Application Volume Level Setting
  • MediaXpander
  • Power IC Management System

General

  • Power Output: 4 x 50W High Power Amplifier
  • Display: High-Resolution LCD Display
  • White LED Backlighting System
  • Illumination Buttons: 4 Illumination Colour Selectable (Blue/Green/Red/Amber)
  • High-Grade Audiophile Design
  • 3 PreOuts (4V, Front + Rear + Subwoofer)
  • DAC: 24-bit DAC
  • AUX-In: Rear AUX Input (3.5mm mini jack)
  • Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready
  • OEM Sub-display Ready
  • Remote Control Ready
  • Menu Language: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian
  • Clock / Calendar
  • Firmware Updatable
  • Detachable DIN Trim Plate
  • Detachable Face Plate
  • Dimmer
  • Power Antenna Lead
  • Remote Turn-On
  • vTuner
  • Start-Stop Engine unaffected

Max Power Output Ratings

  • Max Power Output: 4 x 50W

FM Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 87.5 – 108.0 MHz
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity: 0.7 ?V
  • Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB
  • Stereo Separation: 35 dB
  • Capture Ratio: 2 dB

MW Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 531 – 1,602 kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 25.1 ?V / 28 dB

LW Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 153 – 281 kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 31.6 ?V / 30 dB

Disc Player

  • Frequency Response: 5 – 20k Hz (±1 dB)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (at 1kHz): 0.008 %
  • Dynamic Range (at 1kHz): 95 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 105 dB
  • Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 85 dB
  • Wow & Flutter (%WRMS): B.M.L.

USB

  • USB Requirements: USB 1.1/2.0
  • Max. Power Consumption: 1,000 mA
  • USB Class: Mass Storage Class
  • File System: FAT 12/16/32
  • MP3 Decoding: MPEG Audio Layer-3
  • WMA Decoding: Windows Media™ Audio
  • AAC Decoding: AAC-LC Format ??.m4a?? File
  • Number of Channels: 2-Channel (Stereo)
  • Frequency Response: 5 – 20k Hz (±1 dB) *May differ depending on the encoding software and bit rate.
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (at 1kHz): 0.008 %
  • Dynamic Range (at 1kHz): 95 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 105 dB
  • Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 85 dB

BLUETOOTH®

  • BLUETOOTH® Version : Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR
  • Output Power: +4 dBm Max. (Power Class 2)
  • HFP: Hands Free Profile
  • HSP: Head Set Profile
  • A2DP: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile
  • AVRCP: Audio/Video Remote Control Profile v1.4

Sound Tuning

  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment: 0 to 15 dB
  • Subwoofer Phase Setting: 0° or 180°
  • Bass Level Control Range: ±9.1 dB at 100Hz
  • Treble Level Control Range: ±9.1 dB at 10 kHz
  • Time Correction: 0.0 to 336.6cm (3.4cm step)
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 1): 20 – 100 Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 2): 63 – 315 Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 3): 125 – 500 Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 4): 250 – 1k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 5): 500 – 2k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 6): 1k – 4k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 7): 2k – 7.2k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 8): 5.8k – 12k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 9): 9k – 20k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Gain): -7 to +7 dB
  • Parametric Equalizer (Bandwidth): 3, 4, 5
  • Crossover Frequency: HPF + LPF 20, 25, 31.5, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200 Hz
  • Crossover Slope: Flat, 6, 12, 18, 24 dB/oct.
  • Crossover Gain: -12 to 0 dB
  • Application Volume Level Setting: ±14 dB

General

  • Power Requirement: 14.4 V.DC (11-16V allowable)
  • Pre Output Voltage (Before Clipping): 4V / 10k ohms
  • Aux In: 1.4V / 10k ohms
  • Maximum Mounting Angle: 35°
  • Weight: 1.5 kg

Dimensions

  • Din Size: 1 DIN
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178 x 50 x 162 mm
  • Nose Piece Size (W x H x D) mm: 168 x 45 x 24 mm