Alpine CDE-178BT Flag ship model with Bluetooth, iPhone and Android Compatible

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State of the Art Alpine Car Stereo
Special Price £189.99 Save £94.99 (33%) rrp: £284.98
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Key Features

Alpine CDE-178BT Flag ship model with Bluetooth, iPhone and Android Compatible

The CDE-178BT is the top-of-the-line of the Alpine Head Unit range that combines all the cool new features and functions such as TuneIt 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 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.
  • 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) - Aux input is located on the wiring loom
  • 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 
Technical Specifications

Max Power Output Ratings:

  • Max Power Output: 4 x 50W

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

Tuner:

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

FM Tuner:

  • Tuning Range: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity: 0.7 μV
  • 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 μV / 28 dB

LW Tuner;

  • Tuning Range: 153 - 281 kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 31.6 μV / 30 dBt

RDS:

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

USB:

  • 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
  • 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 Mediaâ„¢ 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:

  • 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
  • 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

Made for iPod / iPhone

  • Compatibility for iPod/iPhone: Made for iPod touch 4th/3rd/2nd/1st Gen., iPod nano 6th/5th/4th/3rd/2nd/1st Gen., iPod classic 160GB/120GB/80GB, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPhone
  • Connection: KCU-442i (sold separately) Required
  • Available Selections: Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, Audiobook, Genius Mix
  • Alphabet Search
  • Percentage Search
  • vTuner Internet Radio: vTuner for Alpine Compatible
  • "vTuner for Alpine" is currently not available in the iTunes store.
  • App Direct Mode
  • Direct Up/Down: Playlist, Artist, Album, Genre, Composer, Episode Up/Down
  • M.I.X. (Shuffle) Play: Song, Album, All
  • Repeat
  • Battery Charging

Sound Tuning:

  • Bass Engineâ„¢ 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

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

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
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Questions/Answers About This Product

Question: 30 December 2013

Hello will this fit in a Honda s2000? Thank you

Answer:

yes it will fit your car, there is also a company that do a steering control adaptor so you can still use the dash controls which is currently £49.99

Question: 28 January 2014

Car: Toyota Corolla - 2003-2006 -

Will this fit the corolla hatchback d4d T3, its on a 53 plate. Also i would like to ask if you do the fascia as well, as this is single din but the car has a factory double din?

Answer:

Hi, yes with the correct facia this will fit your car no problem. You will require a facia kit to convert it to a single din. CT24TY10 Toyota Corolla car stereo fitting panel I hope this helps. If you have any questions feel free to call your local branch. Many thanks

Question: 03 February 2014

Car: Audi A4 - 2002-2006 -

Which wiring kit is best to use to ensure the steering wheel's controls work with the headunit. Hoping to replace standard Audi single din unit with this one. Does any fascia panel fit this product?

Question: 17 October 2018

Car: Land Rover -

Hi, Will this unit work with steering wheel controls and can i purchase adapter plugs.Model is Discovery 2 with 6 cd changer under seat. Not HK Thanks

Answer:

hi i would recommend that you send a picture of your current radio to nottingham@caraudiocentre.co.uk as that car can come with 4 different radios and 4 different wiring looms.

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Fitting Services

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Here at CarAudioCentre we offer a professional and reputable fitting service in all our stores. For all fitting enquiries and bookings please visit or call one of our nationwide stores. Our fitters can install your new car stereo, DAB radio, audio visual, speakers, subwoofers or amplifier. We can also help to connect your iPod or MP3 player to you existing audio unit and can offer the best advice on the right in-car entertainment for your vehicle, to further this more we also offer a total 100% custom installation service for demo and show vehicles. So if you have an idea come on in and run it past us, the possibilities are endless and we are never too busy for an enthusiastic chat about our favourite subject.

Please note:

"That our two year warranty on products is only applicable to purchases made directly from us and that have been fitted in one of our stores."

Our Stores:

Nottingham:
542 546 Mansfield Road, Sherwood NG5 2FR
Tel: 0115 9624 986
Ilford:
743-745 Eastern Ave, Newbury Park, London, IG2 7RT
Tel: 0208 599 2368
Tooting:
835 Garratt Lane, Tooting, London, SW17 0PG
Tel: 0208 971 9181