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For trusted Alpine sound quality and the convenience of built-in Bluetooth Plus wireless technology, the CDE-173BT CD receiver offers just what you need. Play your iPod® or iPhone® via USB (cable sold separately) and control music playback and search functions right from the Head Unit. Alternatively you can also switch to Direct Control Mode and control playback from the iPod® and iPhone® directly. App Direct mode allows you to enjoy the sound of any iPhone app through your car speakers while you charge your phone – very handy for internet radio or navigation apps. Carry hands free phone conversations on your drive, thanks to the power of Bluetooth with many advanced features (BT Plus) built right into the head unit (microphone included). The convenient USB port and 3.5mm auxiliary input on the front of the unit allow you to easily hook up USB mass storage devices or an MP3 player.
Bluetooth® Plus is even more user-friendly, with new and improved functions for superior in-car phone use.
In addition to hands-free phone use, Bluetooth® lets you enjoy wireless audio streaming.
This convenient function connects your phone wirelessly, so you can hear all the music stored on it, plus stream and control audio from internet radio stations and personalized web radio such as Spotify, TuneIn, AUPEO, Last FM and Audible. And with Alpine’s fast and reliable Bluetooth® connection, the sound quality is always excellent.
Bluetooth® Plus lets you hold and switch up to 2 incoming calls. Five presets for echo reduction improve voice quality. Various icons such as battery and mobile reception keep you informed.
Convenient new functions include auto phonebook updating and easy ABC phonebook search. You can also rapidly scroll through the contacts in your phonebook or search them by name.
You can enjoy music stored on your Bluetooth®-enabled phone, with display of song, artist and tag information. The fast, stable Bluetooth® link ensures that the sound quality is always first-rate.
Because these head units support a 1 Ampere 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.
The faster your iPhone charges, the better! These head units provide a USB fast-charge function to a maximum of 1 Ampere, for quick recharging of your iPhone battery.
These head units offer a built-in equalizer with 10 pre-sets. You can quickly switch between the settings to find the sound that you prefer with the type of music you’re listening to. There’s also a 3-band parametric EQ, for further sound customisation.
The CDE-173BT provides a high speed USB connection to let you enjoy the functions of your iPod or iPhone. Along with superior sound quality and easy operation, you also get quick music search via song, artist, album, and other choices.
With Alpine’s App Direct function, you can now listen to music from any iPhone app through your car speakers. Enjoy stored music, Internet Radio and more.