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Alpine CDA-117Ri CD / MP3 / WMA, iPod ready car stereo with Tagging function

Save: £185.24 (46%)  rrp: £399.99
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The CDA-117Ri is designed for real music fans. It plays all your favourite sources with truly excellent sound quality, thanks to a 24-bit DAC, high-quality parts and advanced sound processing features

Save: £185.24 (46%)
rrp: £399.99
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CD / MP3 / WMA, iPod ready car stereo with Tagging function - Alpine CDA-117Ri

Made for iPod Works for iPhone MP3 WMA CD AM / FM Radio USB CD Changer Control Stalk Control 3 Preout Remote Control included Multi Colour display Face Off Android Compatible

Alpine CDA-117Ri CD / MP3 / WMA, iPod ready car stereo with Tagging function

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How many times have you heard a song on the radio you’d really like to hear again? Wouldn’t it be great if you could somehow capture a song’s name and artist, so that you don't have to scramble for a pen and paper to write it down? Well, now you can with an iTunes Tagging enabled head unit. iTunes Tagging allows you to save a song’s information on and later listen to it and buy from the Apple iTunes Store.

The Alpine CDA-117Ri allows you to enjoy all different types of music in your car from; radio to CD’s, USB and iPod, including Apple’s latest models.

The Alpine CDA-117Ri is designed to offer full control over all music stored on iPhones and iPods. The head unit offers a similar function to the iPod itself when searching for music and these include album, artist, song, play list, genre, audio book and composer giving great control over all your songs.

The Alpine CDA-117Ri CD receivers informative display and fast song search capability make it a terrific stereo for users of digital file formats. The BioLite display stays legible in just about any light, while the two lines of text offer plenty of space for your song and system information.

For the ultimate listening experience in your car, the CDA-117Ri can be plugged straight into Alpine’s optional PXA-H100 for full IMPRINT sound optimisation and Bass Engine Pro sound tuning. With IMPRINT, specifically designed software is used with a microphone to analyse the car’s inherit acoustical problems and automatically tunes the system for optimal sound processing. This drastically improves the stage, tonal balance and definition of the music.

The illumination on the stereo’s facia, comes with the choice of four colours – blue, red, green and amber. In addition, the Alpine CDA117Ri allows you to connect an USB memory stick via a port on the rear of the head unit and the songs are automatically arranged in alphabetical order for ease of use. It is also Bluetooth Ready, when upgraded via the optional Alpine Bluetooth interface, offering you full hands free mobile phone access and wide phone compatibility.


  • Flip Down Detachable Face
  • Biolite 2-Line Display
  • USB Connection – rear
  • Included USB iPod cable
  • Ai-NET connection
  • Quick Search
  • Steering Wheel Remote Control ready
  • Vehicle Display Interface
  • Bluetooth ready (optional module)
  • Remote control ready included
  • Vehicle display interface ready
  • Aux input ready (require KCA-112B)
  • CD changer control
  • Four illumination colours selectable (blue, red, green and amber)
  • 6 Channel digital time correction
  • 7 Band graphic EQ or 5 band parametric EQ
  • Digital AM / FM tuner (not DAB)
  • High pass filter
  • Auto volume
  • 24 bit DAC
  • 4 x 50 High power amp
  • IMPRINT ready with PXA-H100
  • 3 x 4V Pre-outs
  • 2 Pre-ins for PXA-H100


  • 2 Line Biolite Display
  • Multi-language display

IPod functions

  • Full control & charging for:
    iPod 5G
    iPod nano 1G-5G
    iPod classic
    iPod touch 1G-2G
    iPhone & 3G iPhone

  • Quick Search - Search music by:
    Play list
    Audio book


  • Amp: 4 x 50W MAX
  • 3 PreOuts (4v)
  • Power Antenna
  • Remote On Signal


  • MP3/WMA Playback
  • AAC Playback
  • Fairplay / MTP Ready
  • 24-Bit DAC
  • IMPRINT Ready
  • Media Xpander
  • 5 Band P.EQ with 7 Band G.EQ
  • New Integrated Bass Engine
  • Subwoofer Level Control

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Technical Specification
  • Memory Presets: Preset Stations (FM:18 / MW:6 / LW:6)
  • Memory: Auto Memory
  • Seek Mode: Local / DX Selection
  • RDS Functions: TA, TP, PTY, NEWS, RADIO TEXT
  • Built-In or Ready: Parrot Bluetooth Ready
  • Connection: Alpine KCE-400BT/-250BT Required. Features may differ between phone model and service providers.
  • Hands Free: Hands Free Calling
  • Phone Book: Phone Book Transfer
  • Streaming Music: Streaming Music Playback (Only KCE-400BT)
  • Streaming Music Control: Streaming Music Control (Only KCE-400BT`
Connection for iPod�
  • Made for iPod
  • Works with iPhone
  • Connection Type: USB Connection
  • Connection: USB Cable Included
  • Source Type: Dedicated iPod� Source
  • M.I.X. (Shuffle) Capability: Song, Albums, All
  • Music Control: Up / Down for Playlist, Artist, Genre, Composer, Episode
  • Available Selections: Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, Audiobook
  • Percentage Search: Percentage Search (Direct Search Function)
  • Alphabet Search: Alphabet Skip Function
  • Information Display: Artist, Song, Album
  • Easy Navigating: Quick Search
Disc Player
  • Disc Type: CD Player
  • Disc Playback Type: CD/CD-R/CD-RW
  • Music Playback: MP3/AAC/WMA Playback
  • DAC: Burr-Brown DAC
  • Zero data Mute: 0 Bit Mute
  • Digital Servo: Digital Servo
  • Sensor: Music Sensor Scan/Repeat
  • Playback Control: Play/Pause/Forward/Backward
  • M.I.X. Mode: One (Folder)/All (Random Play)/Random (CD Only)
  • Easy Navigating: Quick Search
USB Media Connection
  • USB Connection: USB Cable Included
  • Music Playback: MP3/AAC/WMA Playback
  • Banking: Max. 20 banks (20,000 songs)
Sound Tuning
  • Subwoofer Level: Subwoofer Level Adjustment
  • High Pass Filter: High Pass Filter Adjustment
  • MediaXpander: MediaXpander Feature
  • Time Correction: Channel Time Correction
  • Equalizer: 5 Band Graphic / 7 Band Parametric Equalizer
  • Bass & Treble Controls: PXA-H100 Required
  • MultEQ: MultEQ Ready (PXA-H100 Required)
CD/DVD Changer Control
  • M.I.X.: One/All (Shuffle)
  • Multi-Changer Control: Multi-Changer Control including MP3 Changer CHA-S634 (Required KCA-410C)
  • Music Text Information: CD:Text Scroll Display, MP3: Text Information Display (ID3 Tag)
  • Music Control: Play/Pause/Forward/Backward
  • Repeat: Song/Disc
  • Power Output : 4 x 50 W High Power Amplifier
  • CD Changer : CD Changer Control
  • Display : White LCD (5 x 9dot, x12)
  • Control Type : Rotary Encoder Knob
  • Face Color : Black
  • Illumination Buttons : Green / Amber / Blue / Red Illuminated Buttons
  • PreOut : 3 PreOuts (4 V )
  • PreIn : Selectable Power Input 2 PreIn (Front / Rear)
  • Versatile Link : Auxiliary Input Versatile-Link Ready (Required KCA-410C)
  • AUX-In : Full Speed AUX + (Required KCE-237B) ⁄ Ai-NET AUX IN (Required KCA-235B)
  • Steering Wheel Control : Steering Wheel Control Ready
  • OEM Sub-display : OEM Sub-display Ready
  • Auto Volume Adjustment
  • Fader & Balance : Fader & Balance Controls
  • DIN Trim Plate : Detachable Trim Plate
  • Detachable Face Plate : Detachable Face Plate
  • Dimmer : Dimmer Input
  • Power Antenna Lead : Power Antenna Output
  • Remote Turn-On : Amplifier Remote Turn-On Output
  • Audio Interrupt : Audio Interrupt Input
  • Remote Control : Remote Control Included
  • Max Power Output Ratings
  • Max Power Output: 4 x 50 W
  • FM Tuner
  • Tuning Range: 87.5-108.0 MHz
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity: 0.7 �V
  • Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80.0 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise (S/N) Ratio: 65.0 dB
  • Stereo Separation: 35.0 dB
  • Capture Ratio: 2.0 dB
  • MW Tuner
  • Tuning Range: 531-1,602 kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard) : 25.1/28.0 (�V/dB)
  • Connection for USB
  • USB Requirements: 1.1/2.0
  • Max. Power Consumption: 500 mA
  • USB Class: Mass Storage
  • File System: FAT 12/16/32
  • MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3
  • WMA Decoding: Windows Media� Audio
  • AAC Decoding: ACC-LC format ′′/m4a′′ file
  • Number of Channels: 2-Channel (Stereo)
  • Frequency Response: 5-20 k �1 dB (Frequency Response may differ depending on the encoder software/bit rate)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.008% (at 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 95 dB (at 1 kHz)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 105 dB
  • Channel Separation: 85 dB (at 1 kHz)
  • Disc Player
  • Frequency Response: 5-20 k �1 dB
  • Channel Separation (1kHz): 85dB
  • Dynamic Range (1kHz): 95 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): 0.008% (at 1 kHz)
  • Wow & Flutter (%WRMS): B.M.L.
  • Oversampling: 8x/352.8 kHz
  • Audio Signal-to-Noise (S/N): 105 dB
  • Sound Tuning
  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment: 0 to 15
  • High Pass Filter: OFF/60/80/100Hz (Selectable)
  • Bass Level Control Range: �7 (PXA-H100 Required)
  • Treble Level Control Range: �7 (PXA-H100 Required)
  • MediaXpander Modes: FM, CD, XM, MP3, (Level 1, 2, 3, Off), DVD Video (Level 1, 2, Off), DVD Music (Level 1, Off)
  • Time Correction: Adjustable x Ch. Time Correction (L-F/R-F/L-R/R-R/L-SW/R-SW)
  • Equalizer: 5 Band Parametric (20Hz - 20KHz, 1/3 oct. Steps)Adjustable level: −6 to +6 dB Adjustable bandwidth: 1, 1.5, 3 or 7 Band Graphic Adjustable output level: −6 to +6 dB
  • Remote Control
  • Included/Ready: Included
  • Model Number: RUE-4202
  • Battery Type: AAA Batteries (2 pcs.)
  • Dimension (W x H x D) mm: 42mm x 121mm x 23mm
  • Weight: 50 g
  • Dimensions
  • Din Size: 1
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178 mm x 50 mm x 160 mm
  • Nose Piece Size (W x H x D) mm: 170 mm x 46 mm x 24 mm
  • General
  • Power Requirement: 14.4 (11-16) V.DC
  • Pre Output Voltage (Before Clipping): 4 V
  • Operating Temperature (�C): 60�C to -10�C
  • Maximum Mounting Angle: 35� from Horizontal
  • Weight: 1.6 kg
  • Recommended Accessories
  • KCE-400BT: Bluetooth Interface
  • KCE-250BT: Bluetooth Interface
  • PXA-H100: IMPRINT Audio Processor
  • KCE-237B: Fullspeed to Mini Jack Adapter
  • KCA-235B: Ai-NET to Mini Jack Interconnector
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Customer reviews

DAN - South Africa on 20/09/2012 5 star rating

Folks, this is just an amazing machine.
Have fitted on my little Ford Bantam Bakkie 3 days ago with 2 Targa S/Ws, 2 Targa Amplifiers (one for the S/Ws and one for the midrange and tweeters), Apline midrange (in door pads) and separate tweeter speakers (on .
However, comparing with the display graphic animation capacity of my SONY GT8 series that I have fitted on my BMW 3 years ago, does anyone know if for this Alpine I can download graphics i.e. digital DSP graphic equalizer, VU-meter needles or anything else like some of the old Pioneer and SONY decks have ?!?
Thank you

Great stereo
Karl on 22/05/2012 5 star rating

I'm very impressed with the sound of this Alpine unit, I've not added the Imprint yet, out of the box it sounds much better than my original Skoda unit, much more detail to the sound and the bass is much more refined than previous, seems to have more control and less "boom" definitely more Hi-Fi than anything I've tried before-even on my stock speakers this sounds better than my old Kenwood Mask did when i had my old full Kenwood system!

over the moon
garth on 19/05/2012 5 star rating

this is a fantastic stereo. i wanted a high quality unit that would control my fully active system and have total ipod control. chris in store said he has this stereo so i thought it must be good then if he has it. it is 1 of the few alpines you can change colour on, but that aside it really is a great sounding unit. the equalizer settings are amazing. and i love the different screen displays i can have very much like my old pioneer.

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Questions/Answers About This Product
  • Question: 24 July 2015
    Car: Peugeot

    hello.please answer me.i need this justmodel.can you ship to iran?


    Forward you enquiry to the below link.

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  • Question: 18 July 2015
    Car: Peugeot 206 - 2002 >

    hello.please answer me,
    i need just this model (cda-117ri)
    can you ship to in the iran?
    thank you


    See the link below for your inquiry.

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  • Question: 02 July 2015
    Car: Peugeot 206 - 2002 >

    Dear Sir/Madam

    I wanted to buy one of your CDA-117Ri audio systems.

    would you please let me know how i can receive it in .Melbourne?


    Good afternoon,

    Please call our head office number 0845 600 7160 as they will be able to provide you with more information in regards to shipping.


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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.

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