Alpine X008AU 8 inch navigation head unit


  • 8″ display
  • New Zealand GPS maps
  • Control with TuneIt app, available on Android or Apple devices
  • Plays virtually everything – iPod, USB, video files etc

Available on back-order


The X008AU makes in-car entertainment an entirely new experience with it’s 43% larger touch screen (when compared to a 7″ screen).

Enjoy stunning playback of CD/DVD, iPod/iPhone video and music, DivX video and WMA/MP3/AAC from USB devices, plus a HDMI input for connection of smartphones and other devices for playback of video and content output.  For optimum sound tuning options, Bass Engine SQ technology is built-in allowing quick advanced bass level adjustment, and the Alpine TuneIt TTS App for iOS or Android provides a full set of sound tuning options performed right from the smartphone.

The built-in Bluetooth Plus provides audio streaming and full hands-free operation with access to phonebook and advanced functions. Its innovative ‘One-Look Navi’ allows a 50/50 split screen mode which displays navigation and the selected source for convenient operation and information at a glance.  With its premium navigation you have high-res maps with live traffic updates, text-to-speech, 3D landmarks, fixed speed and red light camera alert, 4WD off road maps and an enhanced POI database. For a clean installation it’s ready for an 8″ Perfect Fit Dash Kit and a steering wheel interface.

  • 8″ display
  • New Zealand GPS maps
  • Control with TuneIt app, available on Android or Apple devices
  • Plays virtually everything – iPod, USB, video files etc


8” Large WVGA Touch Screen Display with LED Backlighting
iPod video playback (requires KCU-461iVE)
VisualEQ Function
DVD±R/±RW/CD-R/RW/DivX Playback
USB Video Playback AUDIO
50W x 4 High Power Amp
Alpine TuneIt App Ready (iPhone and Android)
Bass Engine SQ
3 PreOuts (4 Volts)
24-bit DAC
9-band Parametric Equaliser
Preset Equaliser (10 modes)
6-Channel Digital Time Correction
High and Low Pass Filter
Subwoofer Control Functions
High Accuracy Navigation System Built-in
Hybrid Positioning Sensor System
Suna™ TMC Live Traffic Updates
Voice Guidance and Text to Speech (TTS)
High resolution maps with Anti-Aliasing and 3D landmark icons
3D City maps
Enhanced POI database
School Zones
Fixed Speed & Red Light Camera Alert
Advanced 4WD Off Road Maps
3 Years Free Map Updates
Dual Zone Media Playback
MirrorLink Function
Made for iPod and iPhone
USB Connection (Music/Video Playback Compatible)
HDMI Input
Bluetooth Built-in for Hands-free Phone and Audio Streaming
Digital Optical Output
Automatic Personal Setting Change Function
Direct Camera Port
Rearview Camera Distance Guide Display
TUE-DAB1UA DAB+ radio ready with touch support
DVB-T Tuner Ready
Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready
Remote Control Ready
2 AUX Inputs / 1 AUX Output
Front & Rear Camera Buttons
My Favourites Setup
Microphone Included
1.5m USB Cable Included
5 Colour Wallpaper Selection (Blue/Red/Amber/Green/Black)
One Look User Interface


Screen Size: 8.0″
LCD Type: Transparent type TN LCD
Operation System: TFT active matrix
Number of Picture Elements: 1,152,000 pcs. (800 × 480 × 3 (RGB))
Effective Number of Picture Elements: 99% or more
Illumination System: LED

Tuning Range: 87.5 – 108.0 MHz
Mono Usable Sensitivity: 9.3 dBf (0.8 μV/75 ohms)
Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB
Stereo Separation: 35 dB
Capture Ratio: 2.0 dB

Tuning Range: 531 – 1,602 kHz
Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 22.5 μV/27.0 dBf

USB requirements: USB 1.1/2.0
Max. Power Consumption: 1,000 mA
USB Class: USB (Play From Device)/USB (Mass Storage Class)
File System: FAT12/16/32
MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3
WMA Decoding: Windows Media™ Audio
AAC Decoding: AAC-LC format “.m4a” file
Number of Channels: 2-Channels (Stereo)
Frequency Response*: 5 – 20,000 Hz (±1 dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.008% (at 1 kHz)
Dynamic Range: 95 dB (at 1 kHz)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 100 dB
Channel Separation: 85 dB (at 1 kHz)
* Frequency response may differ depending on the encoder software/bit rate.

Frequency Response: 5 – 20,000 Hz (±1 dB)
Wow & Flutter (% WRMS): Below measurable limits
Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.008% (at 1 kHz)
Dynamic Range: 95 dB (at 1 kHz)
Channel Separation: 85 dB (at 1 kHz)
Horizontal resolution: 500 lines or greater
Video output level: 1Vp-p (75 ohms)
Video S/N ratio: DVD: 60 dB
Audio S/N ratio: 100 dB

Wave length:
DVD: 666 nm
CD: 785 nm
Laser power: CLASS II

GPS Reception frequency: 1,575.42 ±1 MHz
GPS Reception sensitivity: -130 dB max.

BLUETOOTH Specification: Bluetooth V2.1+EDR
Output Power: +4 dBm Max. (Power class 2)
HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
OPP (Object Push Profile)
PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)

Power Requirement: 14.4 V DC (11–16 V allowable)
Operating temperature: -4°F to +140°F (-20°C to + 60°C)
Maximum Power Output: 50 W × 4
Weight: 2.9 kg
Audio output level:
Preout (Front, Rear): 4V/10k ohms (max.)
Preout (Subwoofer): 4V/10k ohms (max.)
AUX OUT: 1.2V/10k ohms (max.)

Width: 178 mm
Height: 100 mm
Depth: 164 mm

Width: 190 mm
Height: 121 mm
Depth: 22 mm
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