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.