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Great for enjoying portable digital media. And very affordable!

DIGITAL MEDIA RECEIVER / USB CONTROLLER - UTE-81R

The UTE-81R is the affordable single-DIN solution that steps up your sound to premium Alpine quality, for hours of music enjoyment.

Simple Plug-in with Front USB Port and Front Aux Input

With a direct USB and auxiliary input available conveniently on the front of the head unit you can connect to additional devices. Connect USB memory devices like thumb-drives and USB hard drives.

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Product information

Power Supply for Portable HDDs

Because these head units support a 1000mA USB power supply, you can connect and power portable USB hard disks. This makes it possible for you to enjoy your whole music library inside your car.

Fast Charge for your Mobile-phone

The faster your phone charges, the better! The UTE-81R provides a fast-charge function to a maximum of 1000mA, for quick recharging of your phone battery.

Bass Engine SQ

The BASS button next to the central control knob takes you directly to the advanced bass level adjustment function. As you choose one of the six levels, it automatically adjusts frequency cut-off, Q factor and subwoofer level for optimum sound quality and tonal balance.

Features & Specifications

Features

Tuner

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

RDS

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

USB Media Connection

  • USB Connection: Front USB Connection with 1000mA charging support and Phone charging
  • Music Playback: MP3, WMA, AAC Playback
  • USB Class: Mass Storage Class
  • File/Folder Name Search
  • Percentage Search
  • Folder Up/Down
  • M.I.X. Random Play: Files in a folder, All
  • Repeat

Sound Tuning

  • BassEngine SQ  
  • Default Equalizer setup
  • Equalizer: Flat, Pops, Rock, News, Jazz, Electrical Dance, Hip Hop, Easy Listening, Country, Classic
  • 3-band Parametric Equalizer
  • Factory EQ: 10 types
  • Tone control: Bass/Mid/Treble
  • Loudness
  • Source Tone Memory
  • Power IC Management System

General

  • Power Output: 4 x 50W High Power Amplifier
  • Display LCD: 13 Segments White LCD Display 1Line
  • Control Type: Rotary Encoder Knob
  • Green Illumination Buttons
  • AUX-In: Front AUX Input (3.5mm mini jack)
  • Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready
  • Remote Control Ready
  • Menu Language: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian
  • Detachable Face Plate
  • Dimmer
  • Power Antenna Lead Output
  • Remote Turn-On Output
  • Face Color: Black
  • Mute: -20dB Mute (Remote control only)   

Specifications

Max Power Output Ratings

  • Max Power Output: 4 x 50W

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 dB

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-1/2 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

Sound Tuning

  • Bass Level Control Range: -7 to +7 dB
  • Bass Center Frequency: 60/80/100/120 Hz
  • Bass Bandwidth Adjustment (Q): 4 Choices (0.5=wide, 1.0=medium, 1.5=medium, 2.0=narrow)
  • Mid Level Control Range: -7 to +7 dB
  • Mid Center Frequency: 500/1k/1.5k/2.5k Hz
  • Mid Bandwidth Adjustment (Q): 4 Choices (0.75=wide, 1.0=medium, 1.25=medium, 1.5=narrow)
  • Treble Level Control Range:  -7 to +7 dB
  • Treble Center Frequency: 7.5k/10k/12.5k/15k Hz
  • Treble Bandwidth Adjustment (Q): 2 Choices (0.75=wide, 1.25=narrow)
  • Loudness: 100 Hz 10 dB
  • Bass Engine SQ: Level 0 – 6
  • Source Volume Level: -14 to +14dB

General

  • Power Requirement: 14.4 V.DC (11-16V allowable)
  • Aux In: 1.4V / 10k ohms
  • Maximum Mounting Angle: 35° from Horizontal
  • Weight: 0.9 kg

Dimensions

  • Din Size: 1 DIN
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178 x 50 x 160,5 mm
  • Nose Piece Size (W x H x D) mm: 170 x 46 x 25 mm
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