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Take Your iPod® for a Drive

The world’s first head unit designed for iPod® is back – and now available in three different models. Featuring even easier and more intuitive controls, and many new, cool features.

Introducing the ultimate iPod® solution and the successor to the award-winning iDA-X001. This new iPod® controller provides seamless control of all your favourite media sources in your vehicle.
Product information

See Your Music

With its three viewing modes, advanced search functions, and super-high-resolution display – plus a cool clock and calendar – the iDA-X100 is the best and easiest way to use your iPod in your car.

Alpine Reinvents the Wheel

Selecting your iPod songs is exceptionally quick and easy with the large display and the all new double-action encoder.

Best Possible In-car Sound with IMPRINT

Connect our PXA-H100 IMPRINT Sound Processor, to eliminate any acoustical distortion in your vehicle cabin and upgrade to awesome sound quality.

All-digital Connection

Connect your iPod via USB for ultra-fast, all-digital data transfer – for the best sound quality possible, and instant access, including album artwork and song information.

Get Up to Full Speed

Our Full Speed connection lets you use older model iPods and still get super-fast data access and top-quality sound. Simply connect the KCE-422i cable and enjoy all your iPod music in the car!

Bluetooth Ready

Bluetooth mobile phone users can add on the KCE-300BT Bluetooth Module, and connect to any of our Digital Media Receivers for hands-free mobile phone operation.

Works With Other MP3 Players

The built-in USB interface lets you connect and control selected MP3 players* (MTP standard) as well as USB memory sticks, enables convenient alphabetical ordering** and search functions, and provides Digital Rights Management (DRM10)* compatibility.
*iDA-X100/-X200 only  **iDA-X200/-X300 only

Not Forgetting CD and DVD Fans

Connect the DHA-S690 DVD/CD Changer or CHA-S634 CD Changer, and play up to six CDs – with easy control from the head unit. See pages 11 and 28 for more information.

iDA-X100 * Latest generation iPods (iPod nano 3rd generation, iPod classic and iPod touch) are only partially supported as of December 2007. Please ask your Alpine dealer for more information on functionality and latest firmware status.

Features & Specifications



  • Memory Presets: Preset Stations (FM:18/MW:6/LW:6)
  • RDS Functions: TA, TP, PTY, NEWS, RADIO TEXT


  • Bluetooth Ready - Alpine KCE-300BT Required. Features may differ between phone model and service providers.
  • Hands Free Calling
  • Voice Dial Ready
  • Phone Book Transfer
  • Streaming Music Playback
  • Streaming Music Control

Connection for iPod®

  • USB/Full Speed Connection for iPod®
  • USB Cable Included, KCE-422i required for Full Speed Connection
  • iPod Compatibility:
         USB: iPod 4th/5th/6th/touch, All iPod nano
         Full Speed: All iPod with Dock Connector
  • M.I.X. (Shuffle) Capability: Song, Albums, All
  • Available Selections: Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, Audiobook
  • Percentage Search
  • Information Display: Artist, Song, Album, Artwork
  • Easy Navigating: Quick Search, Alphabet skip

Connection for USB

  • 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)

Sound Tuning

  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment
  • Bass Center Frequency Adjustment
  • Bass Width Adjustment
  • Bass Level Adjustment
  • Treble Center Frequency Adjustment
  • Treble Level Adjustment
  • High Pass Filter Adjustment
  • MediaXpander: PXA-H100 required
  • Time Correction: PXA-H100 required
  • Equilizer: PXA-H100 required
  • Crossover: PXA-H100 required
  • MultEQ: PXA-H100 required

CD Changer Control

  • M.I.X.: One/All (Shuffle)
  • Multi-Changer Control: Multi-Changer Control including MP3 Changer CHA-S634 (with KCA-410C)
  • Music Text Information: CD:Text Scroll Display, MP3: Text Information Display (ID3 Tag)


  • Power Output: 4 x 50W High Power Amplifier
  • Display: TFT Color Display
  • Control Type: Dual Action Encoder
  • Face Color: Gunmetal Black
  • Illumination Buttons: Blue/Red
  • PreOut: 3 PreOut
  • PreIn: 2 PreIn (Front/Rear)
  • DAC: 24-Bit DAC
  • Versatile Link: Versatile-Link Ready
  • AUX-In: via Full Speed
  • Steering Wheel Control Ready
  • OEM Sub Display Ready
  • Detachable Face Plate
  • Dimmer Input
  • Power Antenna Output
  • Amplifier Remote Turn-On Output
  • Audio Interrupt Input
  • Built-in Audio Mute
  • Remote Control Ready


  • Max Power Output: 4 x 50W

FM Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 87.5-108.0 MHz
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity: 0.7 µV
  • 50dB Quieting Sensitivity: 1.1 µV
  • Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80.0 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise (S/N): 65.0 dB
  • Stereo Separation: 35.0 dB
  • Capture Ratio: 2.0 dB

MW Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 531-1,602kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 25.1/28.0 (µV/dBf)

LW Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 153-281kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 31.6/30.0 (µV/dBf)

USB for iPod

  • Frequency Response: 5-20k ±1 dB
  • Channel Separation (1kHz): 85dB (at 1kHz)
  • Dynamic Range (1kHz): 95 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): 0.008% (at 1kHz)
  • DAC Type: 24-Bit DAC
  • Audio Signal-to-Noise (S/N): 105 dB
  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment: -15dB to 0dB (1dB steps)
  • Bass Center Frequency: 60/80/100/200Hz (Selectable)
  • Bass Band Width Adjustment (Q): 4 choices (1 =wide, 4 =narrow)
  • Bass Level Control Range: +/-14dB at 100Hz
  • Treble Center Frequency: 10k/12.5k/15k/17.5kHz (Selectable)
  • Treble Level Control Range: +/-14dB at 10kHz
  • High Pass Filter: 80/120/160Hz (Selectable)


  • DIN Size: 1
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178mm x 50mm x 160mm
  • Power Requirement: 14.4 (11-16) V.DC
  • Pre Output Voltage (Before Clipping): 2V
  • Operating Temperature ( °C): 60 °C to -10 °C
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