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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 01, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the DVR-C310R and DVR-C320R Premium Dash Camera Systems. With the highest quality recording of accident footage and license plate capture, the new Premium Dash Camera Systems allow you to drive with confidence.

Drive with Confidence

While dash cameras have historically occupied a space in the rideshare industry, Alpine recognized an opportunity in the drive assist category for customers who were looking to protect their vehicle and those inside it.

Alpine’s new line of Premium Dash Camera Systems are designed to capture the action outside and inside your vehicle with the highest quality recording for accident footage, license plate capture, and internal cabin monitoring.

Featuring Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) technology, the dash cameras automatically adjust the exposure and white balance during sudden changes to the light so whether you’re driving in high sunlight or backing out of a garage, your drive is captured.

Capture Your Drive

The DVR-C310R attaches to a universal mounting bracket for easy installation on your dash while the DVR-C320R mounts directly to the inside of the windshield. Both cameras include a secondary camera that can be mounted inside the cabin for internal cabin monitoring or positioned on the rear windshield for rear-video footage.

With the included hardwiring kit bundle, whether you’re driving or parked, the dash cameras include impact recording (moving and stationary) to capture accident footage up to 10 seconds after impact for accident recording. Both cameras have GPS to capture proof of speed, with an external plug-in GPS for the DVR-C310R and built-in GPS for the DVR-C320R.

Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to quickly transfer files to your phone, avoiding data loss emergencies, and also includes a 32GB SD card for additional recording storage. The dash cameras are App and PC viewer-ready to access your dash recordings in a pinch. Download the free ALPINE Recording Viewer app to view real-time and past recordings and control various camera configurations now available on the App Store or Google Play™

Alpine Multimedia Receiver Control

While both dash cameras will capture your drive, the DVR-C320R Premium Dash Camera System includes additional drive assist features and function control through select Alpine Multimedia Receivers with Rear-Seat Entertainment (when iDatalink® Maestro® is not in use). By connecting the DVR-C320R to your Alpine Multimedia Receiver via a universal RCA video output, you’ll get a view of your dash camera recordings on your screen and access drive assist features like front collision warnings, lane departure warnings, front car movement warnings.

Additional safety features like night vision allow you to capture footage even in the dark.

The DVR-C310R and DVR-C320R are now shipping for $299.95 and $399.95, respectively, and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-USA.com through Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.

Tech specs:

DVR-C310R

Full HD Portable Digital Video Recorder
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Recording
Impact Recording (Moving and Stationary)
Built-In Wi-Fi
GPS module included
App and PC Viewer-Ready
Camera viewing, configuration, and setting control on the free ALPINE Recording Viewer app available on the App Store or Google Play™
Rear Camera Included
Universal Mounting Bracket Included
Vehicle Hardwire installation kit Included
32GB SD Card Included
1080p Resolution
144-Degree Wide Angle View
12V CLA Easy-Installation

DVR-C320R

Compatible with Select Alpine AVN/AV Head Units with Rear-Seat Entertainment (RSE) when iDatalink® Maestro® is not in use

Built-In Drive-Assist Features (Rear Collision, Lane Departure, and Forward movement warnings)
Full HD Portable Digital Video Recorder
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Recording
Night Vision
Impact Recording (Moving and Stationary)
Built-In Wi-Fi
Built-In GPS
App and PC Viewer-Ready
Camera viewing, configuration, and setting control on the free ALPINE Recording Viewer app available on the App Store or Google Play™
Rear Camera Included
Vehicle Hardwired installation kit Included
32GB SD Card Included
1080p High-Quality Camera
144-Degree Field of View
12V CLA Easy-Installation
Universal RCA Video Output

Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.  

Torrance, Calif. (May 25, 2017) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is shipping its new aftermarket sound system for the Jeep Wrangler which delivers bass performance whether the Wrangler has the top on or off. This 9-speaker system, the PSS-21WRA, is now available in North America.

“Based on our activities and research for the Alpine Restyle vehicle-specific solutions, we uncovered further needs from Wrangler owners that went beyond in-dash products. The PSS-21WRA directly addresses their request for a system that delivers improved sound performance even when the Wrangler’s top is off,” said Steve Crawford, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc.

The PSS-21WRA is a direct fit sound system for 2015-2017 4-door Jeep Wranglers that do not have the factory upgrade sound system. The 320-watt system consists of the PWE-S8 powered subwoofer with under seat mounting brackets, SPT-70 6.5-inch 2-way component speakers with 1-inch silk dome tweeters, SPT-71 6.5-inch 2-way component speakers with 1-inch premium silk dome tweeters, an MRV-F300 V-Power 4-channel amplifier with mounting brackets, remote bass knob, and wiring harnesses. Installation accessories are supplied and include materials to help improve the overall sound quality. The speakers are direct replacements for the factory speakers in the dashboard and sound bar. The powered subwoofer is also available as a stand-alone model (PWE-S8-WRA) and comes with Wrangler-specific installation brackets.

It can be difficult to get good bass extension when driving with the Wrangler top off due to the exposed cabin, yet existing subwoofer solutions for the Wrangler take up valuable storage space. The PSS-21WRA tackles these problems by mounting the subwoofer and amplifier under the front passenger’s seat with the supplied Wrangler-specific brackets. Aside from using minimal space, this design lets the lower frequency sound load and disperse into the passenger’s foot well, thereby maximizing the bass extension throughout the Wrangler even when the top is off.

The PSS-21WRA is compatible with any Jeep Wrangler Alpine Restyle dash system, the base factory radio or other aftermarket head units.

Availability

The PSS-21WRA is available now for $1,500 SRI at authorized Alpine retailers, visit www.alpine-usa.com for a store locator.  

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Sept. 2, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the Alpine Halo Preloaded Subwoofers Enclosures with ProLink™. Preloaded with Alpine’s S and R-Series 10-inch (S-SB10V and R-SB10V) and 12-inch (S-SB12V and R-SB12V) subwoofers, these enclosures feature new ProLink™ technology that allows the customer to link two enclosures together using the 10-inch (KTX-H10) and 12-inch (KTX-H12) optional Linking Kit. Six individual products give the customer the flexibility to choose their desired level of bass.

Introducing ProLink™

Alpine’s new ProLink™ technology was designed as an approachable and flexible upgrade path for the customer who has a single subwoofer but craves more bass in their sound system. While the previous option was to throw out the single enclosure and purchase a new dual enclosure, Alpine came up with a design that allows the customer to build on to their existing bass. 

With Alpine’s new ProLink™ technology, the customer can link two single enclosures together using an optional Linking Kit (sold separately) to create a dual subwoofer enclosure. Unique to Alpine, this design gives the customer the flexibility in power and price to use a single subwoofer or add another subwoofer when more bass is desired.

New Alpine Halo Design Identity

The Alpine Halo platform has a unique design that’s known in the industry for sleek, tapered lines and a clean silver finish that modernizes the look and feel of any vehicle.

Taking cues from this groundbreaking design, the Alpine Halo Preloaded Subwoofer Enclosures with ProLink™ feature the same unique, curved edges, outlined by silver trim. This matching look creates a new Alpine Halo Design Identity and allows the customer to purchase a complete display and sound system that elevates the interior of the vehicle.

Optimal Sound Performance

As most preloaded subwoofer enclosures are similar in design and function, it can be difficult to find a uniquely designed enclosure that also optimizes your sound system’s performance. The Alpine Halo Preloaded Subwoofer Enclosures with ProLink™ are built for function and form.

The ported enclosure design features an optimized vent and rounded internal port edges that maximize the output performance of the subwoofer. The result is a higher total sound output for deep, powerful bass, reliable sound reproduction, and overall great sound quality.

Made from ¾-inch medium density fiberboard (MDF), the enclosures are built with sturdy, wooden, internal edge bracing around the corners of the enclosure for a system that’s built for reliable performance.  Covered with a rugged, yet stylish black carpet cover, brush aluminum finish on the front baffle and finished with the Halo-inspired Silver trim, the subwoofers offer a custom look without the custom work.

Tuned for Alpine’s S and R-Series

The Alpine Halo Preloaded Subwoofer Enclosures with ProLink™ come preloaded with an S-Series or R-Series 10-inch or 12-inch option which compliments each family’s complete sound system offerings.

The S-Series Preloaded Subwoofer Enclosures give the customer the best in performance value. With a preloaded S-Series subwoofer, the enclosures are tuned for optimized performance with Alpine’s S-Series speakers and are compatible with the S-A60M Mono Power Amplifier.

The R-Series Preloaded Subwoofer Enclosures are for the customer that’s looking for a loud and fun performance. The preloaded R-Series subwoofer is tuned to perform well alongside Alpine’s R-Series speakers and is compatible with the R-A75M Mono Power Amplifier.

The Alpine Halo Preloaded Subwoofer Enclosures are now shipping in both a 10-inch and 12-inch S and R-Series option with an optional Linking Kit and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-usa.com through Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator. 

Tech specs:

S-SB10V - $299.95
600W RMS Power Handling
Includes preloaded S-W10D4 10” S-Series subwoofer 
CARB compliant 3/4-inch MDF construction
Premium black carpet
Silver Alpine embossed side logo badge
Brushed aluminum finished metallic front baffle
Dual 4Ω Voice Coils Wired in Parallel for a 2Ω Load (Compatible with S-A60M) 
12 Gauge OFC Speaker Box Wire 
Binding Post Terminal Cup 
Threaded Subwoofer Mounting Inserts (for reversible subwoofer orientations)
2Ω Impedance 
Frequency Response: 28-200Hz 
Vented Enclosure Tuning Frequency: 36Hz 
Sensitivity 84dB
Dimensions: 16” W x 12.6825” H x 14.5” D 

R-SB10V - $399.95
750W RMS Power Handling
Includes preloaded R-W10D4 10” R-Series subwoofer 
CARB compliant 3/4-inch MDF construction
Premium black carpet
Silver Alpine embossed side logo badge
Brushed aluminum finished metallic front baffle
Dual 4Ω Voice Coils Wired in Parallel for a 2Ω Load (Compatible with R-A75M) 
12 Gauge OFC Speaker Box Wire 
Binding Post Terminal Cup 
Threaded Subwoofer Mounting Inserts (for reversible subwoofer orientations)
2Ω Impedance 
Frequency Response: 26-200Hz 
Vented Enclosure Tuning Frequency: 36Hz 
Sensitivity 84dB
Dimensions: 16” W x 12.6825” H x 14.5” D 

S-SB12V - $319.95
600W RMS Power Handling
Includes preloaded S-W12D4 12” S-Series subwoofer 
CARB compliant 3/4-inch MDF construction
Premium black carpet
Silver Alpine embossed side logo badge
Brushed aluminum finished metallic front baffle
Dual 4Ω Voice Coils Wired in Parallel for a 2Ω Load (Compatible with S-A60M) 
12 Gauge OFC Speaker Box Wire 
Binding Post Terminal Cup 
Threaded Subwoofer Mounting Inserts (for reversible subwoofer orientations)
2Ω Impedance 
Frequency Response: 26-200Hz 
Vented Enclosure Tuning Frequency: 35Hz 
Sensitivity 84dB
Dimensions: 17” W x 14.625” H x 15” D 

R-SB12V - $419.95
750W RMS Power Handling
Includes preloaded R-W12D4 12” R-Series subwoofer 
CARB compliant 3/4-inch MDF construction
Premium black carpet
Silver Alpine embossed side logo badge
Brushed aluminum finished metallic front baffle
Dual 4Ω Voice Coils Wired in Parallel for a 2Ω Load (Compatible with R-A75M) 
12 Gauge OFC Speaker Box Wire 
Binding Post Terminal Cup 
Threaded Subwoofer Mounting Inserts (for reversible subwoofer orientations)
2Ω Impedance 
Frequency Response: 24-200Hz 
Vented Enclosure Tuning Frequency: 35Hz 
Sensitivity 84dB
Dimensions: 17” W x 14.625” H x 15” D 

KTX-H10 - $79.95
Heavy-duty steel rear link bracket
Heavy-duty steel supported port link bracing
Stainless steel Alpine badge
All hardware included
Fits the S-SB10V and R-SB10V 10-inch Alpine Halo Subwoofer Enclosures

KTX-H12 - $79.95
Heavy-duty steel rear link bracket
Heavy-duty steel supported port link bracing
Stainless steel Alpine badge
All hardware included
Fits the S-SB12V and R-SB12V 12-inch Alpine Halo Subwoofer Enclosures

Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 21, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the iLX-F411 Alpine Halo11 Multimedia Receiver with an 11-inch floating touchscreen display. The Alpine Halo11 is the culmination of the Alpine Halo platform.

The Largest Display on the Market

Since the first Alpine Halo9 iLX-F309 display in 2018, the Alpine Halo display platform has made waves in the industry for its oversized screen, “floating” display, and versatile installation. The sleek, tapered edges outlined in silver trim, along with the smartphone integration technology, modernizes the technology in any dash that can house a single-DIN receiver.

Not resting on their laurels, Alpine Electronics decided to go big in 2020 and create the largest aftermarket display on the market with the 11-inch iLX-F411 Alpine Halo11 Multimedia Receiver. The 11-inch display has 49% more surface area than the 9-inch display, with larger icons and a user experience that replicates a smartphone.

While the iLX-F411 is larger, the display still maintains the same versatility as the other Alpine Halo displays with a mount that allows the display to be positioned in such a way that it won’t block HVAC controls.

The Best of the Alpine Halo Platform

When it comes to customer needs, Alpine keeps its finger on the pulse. The iLX-F411 is the culmination of everything customers love about the Alpine Halo platform, including three customizable home screens, media expandability with HDMI connectivity, and iDatalink® Maestro Module compatibility.

Features like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and built-in Bluetooth® hands-free calling and audio streaming allow access to music, texts, phone calls, and maps on a smartphone via USB or smartphone connection and controlled through touch or voice commands with the included external microphone.

SiriusXM® Radio is available with an optional tuner and paid subscription for even more music and entertainment.

System Compatibility

Upgrading dash technology can often result in a loss of factory controls, like steering wheel controls and access to engine codes. The iLX-F411 is compatible with the iDatalink® Maestro Module (sold separately) so vehicle information is retained and displayed on the large, 11-inch screen.

A reverse RCA camera input is included to add a rearview camera (sold separately) that overlays guidelines onto the camera image when in reverse. More cameras can be added with the KCX-C2600B Universal Front and Rear Camera Selector (sold separately).

While the iLX-F411 is mech-less (no CD/DVD player) an HDMI input and output is included to connect a CD, DVD player, or even a smartphone for an all-digital audio and video connection through a single cable.

Also new to the Alpine Halo platform is the KTX-HF11 Anti-Reflective Screen Protector, designed to shield the iLX-F411 from oils and dirt that can come from fingerprints. The KTX-HF11 is designed to follow the curves of the screen for a direct fit that keeps the screen looking new.

The iLX-F411 and KTX-HF11 are now shipping for $999.95 and $29.95, respectively, and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-usa.com through Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.

Tech specs:

11-inch WVGA display with a capacitive touchscreen
Tapered display housing and silver trim for a clean, modernized fit and finish
Floating style display with adjustable height, depth, and angle mounting bracket
Standard 1-DIN chassis designed to fit aftermarket ISO DIN dash kits for various vehicle applications
Customizable user interface (3 pages with 22 available widgets)
Customizable wallpaper (user photos)
Works with Apple CarPlay®
The Google Assistant is available on Android Auto™
Bluetooth® built-in for hands-free calling and audio streaming
SiriusXM-Ready® (SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner Kit sold separately; SiriusXM subscription required)
1 HDMI input and 1 HDMI output
iDatalink® connectivity for vehicle information and parking assist display on compatible vehicles
FLAC/MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC music playback via USB
AVI/MP4/MPG/MOV/WMV video playback via USB
JPG/PNG/BMP USB photo viewer
Rearview RCA camera input with distance guide display
KCX-C2600B Universal Front and Rear Camera Selector ready
Steering wheel remote control ready
External microphone included
Built-in amplifier (16-watts RMS/45 peak x 4 channels)
3 preouts (True 4V)
5-band graphic EQ
6-channel time correction
24-bit DAC
High pass crossover/low pass crossover
CTA-2006 compliant

Alpine Media Contact 

Allison Saunders  
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(586) 719-8966 

Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.  

 

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (July 27, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the KTA-200M Mono Power Pack Amplifier. Utilizing the compact Power Pack design, the KTA-200M mounts behind the iLX-W650 7-inch Mech-Less Audio/Video Receiver to become Alpine’s newest PowerStack™ product.

A Simple Way to Add Bass
In 2018, Alpine introduced the KTA-450 4-Channel Power Pack Amplifier with PowerStack™ and it took the industry by storm. Customers loved how easy it was to add four channels of Dynamic Peak Power (D.P.P) to their iLX-W650 without the bulk of a traditional amplifier.

Through extensive research, Alpine found that many of these customers dedicated their budget to upgrade their sound system with a subwoofer – an upgrade that provides the most audible impact – so they required an amplifier solution that provided an easy avenue to add more bass.

With the highest performance value on the market, the KTA-200M is perfect for the customer looking for a quick and easy bass upgrade. The small footprint of the KTA-200M allows the amplifier to be mounted directly to the shallow chassis of the iLX-W650 for an easy, hideaway solution that provides the customer with a clear path to add bass to their sound system.

Reliable Performance
The KTA-200M features Alpine’s exclusive Dynamic Peak Power (D.P.P.) technology that doubles in power during “dynamic” musical passages. D.P.P. adjusts the gain of the amplifier to produce 400-watts of D.P.P. power for clean and impactful bass and then rolls back to 200-watts dynamically to maintain long-term efficiency. The ratio of power to price is unmatched in the industry.

New to the Power Pack platform is the voltage adapting circuit. This circuit maintains maximum source level without clipping for powerful, clean bass even at high volumes and dynamic musical passages.

System Compatibility
The KTA-200M mounts directly behind Alpine’s iLX-W650 to create Alpine’s unique PowerStack™ application. The compact footprint of the amplifier (7-inch W x 1.5-inch H x 3.5-inch D) and the shallow chassis of the iLX-W650 (1.9-inch D) occupies the same depth as a traditional 2-DIN chassis, resulting in an easy, hideaway bass solution that adds more power to the sound system without taking up space.   

The simple attachment to the iLX-W650 allows the mobile electronics specialist to provide a total system package for the customer that simplifies the installation process, making it a cost-effective upgrade for the customer.

The KTA-200M has input capability to add the RUX-KNOB.2 Remote Bass Control Knob (sold separately). The remote bass knob controls the bass in the subwoofer by adjusting the gain on the amplifier for quick bass adjustments when needed.  

The KTA-200M is now shipping for $249.95 and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-usa.com through Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator. 

Tech specs:
7” x 1.5” x 3.5”
Alpine’s Class D Amplifier Circuit w/ Dynamic Peak Power (DPP)  
200W x 1 RMS (4Ω, 14.4V, ≤1% THD+N)  
200W x 1 RMS (2Ω, 14.4V, ≤1% THD+N)  
400W x 1 DPP (4Ω/2Ω, 14.4V, ≤1% THD+N)  
S/N >80dB (ref. 1W into 4Ω)  
THD+N ≤0.1% (ref. 10W into 2Ω)  
Single-side 22-pin connector  
RCA inputs (Low range=0.2-4V)  
Sound controls; Crossovers-Off/60Hz/80Hz/120Hz Linkwitz Riley LP Filter @ -24dB/Oct. (selectable); Input gain setting (variable)  

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Feb. 24, 2021) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the iLX-F409 Alpine Halo9 Multimedia Receiver with a 9-inch, customizable touchscreen display. The new receiver is the culmination of the Alpine Halo Display lineup.
 
Beyond Factory Technology
The Alpine Halo display platform is known for its oversized, “floating” screen and versatile installation into virtually any vehicle. The sleek, tapered edges outlined in a silver trim, along with smartphone integration capability, modernizes the technology in any dash that can house a single-DIN receiver.
 
The launch of the iLX-F409 and the iLX-F411 signals a new generation of the Alpine Halo models that are a culmination of all the fan-favorite features, including customizable home screens, media expandability with HDMI connectivity, and iDatalink® Maestro Module compatibility.
 
Features like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and built-in Bluetooth® hands-free calling with audio streaming allows access to your music, messages, phone calls, and maps on your smartphone via USB. These features are controlled through touch or voice commands with the included external microphone.
SiriusXM® Radio is available with an optional tuner and paid subscription for even more music and entertainment on your drive.
 
System Compatibility
Upgrading dash technology can often result in a loss of factory functionality, such as steering wheel controls and access to engine codes. However, the iLX-F409 is compatible with the iDatalink® Maestro Module (sold separately) allowing select OEM features to be retained and vehicle information displayed on the 9-inch screen.
 
A reverse RCA camera input is included so you can add a rearview camera (sold separately) that overlays guidelines onto the screen for ease when moving in reverse. Additional cameras can be added with the KCX-C2600B Universal Front and Rear Camera Selector (sold separately).
 
While the iLX-F409 is mech-less (no CD/DVD player) an HDMI input and output is included so you can connect a CD, DVD player, or even your smartphone for an all-digital audio and video connection through a single cable.
 
The iLX-F409 is now shipping at a MAP of $699.95 and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers and at Preferred Online Stores. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.
 
 
Tech specs:
  • 9-inch WVGA display with a capacitive touchscreen
  • Tapered display housing and silver trim for a clean, modernized fit and finish
  • Floating style display with adjustable height, depth, and angle mounting bracket
  • Standard 1-DIN chassis designed to fit aftermarket ISO DIN dash kits for various vehicle applications
  • Customizable user interface (3 pages with 22 available widgets)
  • Customizable wallpaper (user photos)
  • Works with Apple CarPlay®
  • The Google Assistant is available on Android Auto™
  • Bluetooth® built-in for hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • SiriusXM-Ready® (SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner Kit sold separately; SiriusXM subscription required)
  • 1 HDMI input and 1 HDMI output
  • iDatalink® connectivity for vehicle information and parking assist display on compatible vehicles
  • FLAC/MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC music playback via USB
  • AVI/MP4/MPG/MOV/WMV video playback via USB
  • JPG/PNG/BMP USB photo viewer
  • Rearview RCA camera input with distance guide display
  • KCX-C2600B Universal Front and Rear Camera Selector ready
  • Steering wheel remote control ready
  • External microphone included
  • Built-in amplifier (16-watts RMS/45 peak x 4 channels)
  • 3 preouts (True 4V)
  • 5-band graphic EQ
  • 6-channel time correction
  • 24-bit DAC
  • High pass crossover/low pass crossover
  • CTA-2006 compliant
 
Alpine Media Contact
Allison Saunders 
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(586) 719-8966
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About Alpine Electronics 
Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD. 

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Apr. 26, 2021) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the PXE-0850X 12-Channel Advanced Wireless Digital Sound Processor (DSP). This solution replaces the PXE-0850S with the next generation of upgraded technology that allows integration into factory systems.

OEM Integration 

The PXE-0850X has 6 low and/or high-level inputs that can be mixed to create a full range signal that sends up to 12 independent channels for versatility in OEM and aftermarket system building. Eight of the 12 channels can utilize 25W of powered output to allow even more flexibility.

New and improved software matches the user interface (UI) of the PXE-X09 (introduced in 2020) and provides a cleaner layout that simplifies the mixer and tuning flow.

Tuning Tools

The processor can be tuned with the 31 Band Parametric or Graphic EQ for precise adjustments. Detailed high/low crossovers and expansive time correction can be made to each of the 12 channels. This allows the tuner to overcome acoustical abnormalities in the vehicle and set a proper sound stage for premium sound performance.

Tuning can be done wirelessly via Bluetooth® from a smartphone or through a wired USB connection with a PC. By downloading the free PXE-0850X DSP app (available on the App Store or Google Play™), customers can get real-time tuning results and compare them with the “Before” and “After” effects. Tuning files can be saved directly to a smartphone, hard drive, or thumb drive for storage and shared via text message or email.  

Music on Command 

Access to some of the DSP’s features is presented in the improved LCD controller, which can be flush-mounted on the dash for easy access. The rotary knob can quickly adjust volume, preset storage and recall, subwoofer level, and source selection with results displayed on the LED screen.  

The PXE-0850X can also be used as a head unit or music source in older vehicles. The PXE-0850X can receive music sent directly from a smartphone with Bluetooth® wireless streaming, so customers can listen to their playlists without replacing the factory head unit or adding an aftermarket head unit.  

The PXE-0850X is now shipping at a MAP of $699.95 and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers and Preferred Online Stores. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.

Tech specs:

  • New and improved user interface (UI) 
  • Bluetooth® audio streaming with included external module 
  • Wireless sound tuning via smartphone. PC tuning also available 
  • Improved Dash-mounted remote controller included
  • 6 Low and/or High-level inputs 
  • 12 RCA outputs  
  • Matrix Mixing 
  • 25W RMS x 8 (4Ω, <1% THD+N, 14.4V) (mirrors the first 8 RCA outputs) 
  • Frequency range: 20Hz ~ 20KHz, 1Hz steps 
  • Q: 0.404 ~ 28.85, 0.01 steps 
  • Gain: -12.0dB ~ +12.0 dB, 0.1 dB steps 
  • Filter crossover points: 20Hz – 20KHz. 1Hz steps 
  • Slopes: 12dB, 18dB, 24dB, 30dB, 36dB, 42dB, 48dB 
  • 31 Band Parametric or Graphic Output EQ 
  • High pass, low pass, and bandpass, independent filters per channel 
  • Time correction: Up to 20ms delay per channel 
  • Delay units: 0.000 to 20 milliseconds, 0.00 to 692 centimeters, 0.00 to 273 inches 
  • 0 deg. or 180 deg. phase adjustment per channel 
  • Specialized type filtering: Butterworth, Linkwitz-Riley, Bessel 
  • TI 32-bit DSP with 300MHz floating point processing 
  • TI 24-bit premium audio ADC/DAC

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Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.  

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 22, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the PSS-SX01 Weather-Resistant Side-by-Side Sound System. With the included Bluetooth® Adaptor, drivers can stream music directly from their smartphone.

Alpine in the Side-by-Side

Having established a relationship with the music-loving active weekender through their vehicle specific solutions, Alpine saw a need for a premium solution in the Side-by-Side market. From the backroads to the dunes, Side-by-Side owners are known for customizing their ride with exciting solutions built to perform in any driving condition.

Now Alpine seeks to bring an uninterrupted music experience to the Side-by-Side with a complete, weather-resistant sound system that includes two premium, ruggedized enclosures with 6.5-inch speakers with grilles, 1-inch teteron dome tweeters, one 4-channel amplifier, and a Bluetooth® Adaptor. With a universal folding-style clamp, the PSS-SX01 fits 1.5-inch – 2-inch rails on a variety of Polaris, Honda, Kawasaki, Can-Am, and Yamaha Side-by-Sides

Premium Sound on the Road

Without doors, windows, or a roof, music details are often lost to wind and engine noise that occur while driving. The PSS-SX01 is designed to deliver a premium sound experience on the road.

The tweeters capture the high frequencies of music, for clarity even when driving. The 90-watt speakers project powerful sound powered by a 4-channel amplifier that utilizes Alpine’s Exclusive Dynamic Peak Power (DPP) during power-hungry musical passages.

Music that Moves with You

The PSS-SX01 takes the Side-by-Side beyond utility with an included Bluetooth® Adaptor that can stream music directly through a smartphone without a radio or head unit source. Now drivers can enjoy their music while taking their Side-by-Side on an adventure, no matter where it is.

The weather-resistant sound system is built to withstand all the elements. The speakers are made from rugged, durable fiberglass, finished in a matt black coating that replicates the look of the Side-by-Side. The included clamps are durable and are attached to a rotating aluminum base coated for protection against the elements and adjustable up to 90-degrees for an optimal listening position. The speakers come with a weather-resistant plug for wiring. Additional wires, like power or speaker wire extensions to the amplifier, may be necessary for installation.

The PSS-SX01 is now shipping for $999.95 and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-usa.com through Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.

Tech specs:

Speakers:

Enclosed 6.5” 2-Way Speakers
1” Teteron Dome Tweeter
Rated IP55 Weather-Resistant
Steel Frame
90W RMS
225W Peak Power Handling
Nominal Impedance 4Ω
50-22kHz Frequency Response
Material: Santoprene
25mm voice coil

Amplifier:

Alpine’s Class D Amplifier with Dynamic Peak Power (DPP)
4-Channel Power Pack Amplifier  
Rated IP66 Weather-Resistant
CTA-2006-B Compliant
75W RMS x 4 (2Ω/4Ω, 14.4V, 1% THD+N)
150W DPP x 4 (2Ω/4Ω, 14.4V, 1% THD+N)
Amplifier 2ch/4ch input (selectable)
85dB S/N (ref. 1W into 4Ω)
>0.01% THD (ref. 1W into 4Ω)
20-20kHz Frequency response (+/- 1dB)
Speaker/RCA inputs (Selectable, High range=0.5-10V, Low range=0.2-4V)
Sound Control: Crossovers: Off/Hp/Lp, Fc=50-400Hz @ -12dB/Oct. (variable) Input gain settings (variable); 2ch/4ch input (selectable)

Bluetooth Adaptor:

12V Weather-Resistant Bluetooth® Adaptor
Complete Wireless Connections Bluetooth® 4.0
Built-In Line Driver for 3x Voltage Output
Music Signal Remote Trigger Output

Speaker Pods:

ASA 978 B+ Fiberglass
Pro-Style Folding Style Clamp that will fit 1.5-inch – 2-inch Rails
Rotating Coated Aluminum Base
90-Degree Plug with 20AWG Pigtail
Rated IP65 Weather-Resistant

*Additional speaker and power wire may be required for installation.

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Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.

This versatile processor creates a proper sound stage even when used with a factory head unit.

Torrance, Calif. (Apr. 4, 2018)– Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the new PXE-0850S 12-channel sound processor with Bluetooth®app control.
 
“The PXE-0850S processor allows for customization of a sound system even with today’s factory head units,” said Mike Anderson, vice president and general manager, brand business unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. “Users can tune their system wirelessly with a tablet or smartphone or through a PC, to create a sound stage that fits their listening preference.”   
 
The PXE-0850S overcomes inherent acoustical anomalies within vehicles to develop a well-balanced response and proper sound stage. This versatile processor can be used with a factory head unit, Alpine head unit, or other aftermarket head unit for instant sound system improvement.
 
Setting a Foundation for System Building
Complex factory head units can make it hard to add on aftermarket products, so DSP (Digital Signal Processor) management is key to unlocking a system for custom sound tuning. The PXE-0850S can take up to six independent signals and combine them to create a full-range signal. The full-range signal can then be sent to up to 12 independent channels, creating an opportunity to add aftermarket amplifiers and speakers to the system.
 
Easy Access to Detailed Sound Tuning
Now that the system’s DSP management is accessible, precise sound tuning can begin. The PXE-0850S lets users set a proper sound stage by delaying the timing from each speaker location so it reaches the driver’s ears at the same time. The 31-band parametric and graphic equalizer can dial down unwanted frequencies and flatten the response to ensure the system is replicating the music exactly as the artist intended.
 
The PXE-0850S can tune a system wirelessly or through a wired connection on a PC (using the included USB cable). Bluetooth wireless tuning using a smartphone or tablet requires the free “PXE-DSP-APP” found on the App Store and Google Play. The app for the wired PC connection is available through the “Support” section onwww.alpine-usa.com. Either format allows the user to assign inputs/outputs, crossovers, time correction, and 31 bands of equalization, view them in one place, and make and hear sound adjustments with real-time results.
 
Tuning setups can be saved for future use in vehicles with similar setups. This is ideal for installers who routinely tune multiple vehicles, allowing them to build a library of tuning setups to save time in the future.
 
Adjustments from the Dash
The PXE-0850S comes with an LCD remote controller that can be flush-mounted on the dash. The rotary knob controls volume, preset storage and recall, all while displaying the results on the remote controller’s LED screen. The use of the controller is optional and it does not have to be installed if the smartphone control is enough. 
 
The PXE-0850S is available at authorized Alpine retailers for $700 SRI. Visit www.alpine-usa.com for a store locator.
 
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Alpine Electronics is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies.Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Japan, China, Europe and North America ensure that all products address the real world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable and eco-friendly automotive electronics products.
 
For information about Alpine’s aftermarket products, visit www.alpine-usa.com and these social media channels: Facebook: facebook.com/AlpineUSA, Instagram: instagram.com/AlpineUSA, Twitter: twitter.com/AlpineUSA

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Sept. 1, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the PXE-X09 16-Channel Hi-Res Wireless Digital Sound Processor. With 16 input and output channels and on-board tuning tools, the PXE-X09 will bring out the full potential of your music for a better sound experience.

OEM Integration

Modern factory systems pose a challenge to the discerning audio enthusiast who craves a premium music experience in their vehicle. With multi-channel sound systems pre-tuned to the specific vehicle environment and highly integrated displays that don’t have dedicated outputs for amplifiers, factory setups make it challenging to add aftermarket speakers or amplifiers without replacing the factory head unit.

Alpine’s new PXE-X09 has 16 channels of input and output that can manage even the most advanced factory sound systems and achieve a clean, full signal from the factory head unit.

The PXE-X09 hosts a collection of tuning tools such as the built-in signal generator and an on-board Real-Time Analyzer to help empower the tuner. Using these tools alongside the 10-band input EQ, 31 Band Parametric Output EQ, 1hz-step crossover, and up to 20ms of Time Correction, a tuner can dial in their system to perfection.

Configuration Wizard

When trying to add speakers or amplify a sound system while retaining the factory head unit, a mobile audio specialist would have to grab all signals and sum them together to create one full-range signal, while also re-tuning what the vehicle manufacturer pre-tuned. With this flattened, full-range signal, the specialist would then amplify and output to upgraded speakers. This is very challenging without costly tools, training, and equipment as the mobile audio specialist may not know what signals are going to each speaker and may not have a way to sum them together.

The PXE-X09 seeks to solve this problem with the Configuration Wizard, a tool that allows the tuner to specify the components in a factory system, as well as the target aftermarket system layout, and then appropriately serve up only the appropriate channels in the app’s home screen, as well as logically mix the channels to get a full range signal for further tuning.

The Configuration Wizard, along with the other on-board tuning tools, can be accessed wirelessly via Bluetooth® from a smartphone or tablet or through a wired USB connection for PC. By downloading the free PXE-X09 DSP app (available on the App Store or Google Play™), customers can get real-time tuning results and compare them with the “Before” and “After” effect. Tuning files can be saved directly to a smartphone, hard drive, or thumb drive for storage and shared via text message or email.

Music on Command

Quick sound adjustments can be made with the included LCD remote controller, which can be flush-mounted on the dash for easy access. The rotary knob can quickly adjust volume, preset storage and recall, subwoofer level, and source selection with results displayed on the LED screen.

While the PXE-X09 was designed to integrate into modern factory systems, it can also be used as a head unit or music source in older vehicles. The PXE-X09 can receive music sent directly from a smartphone with Bluetooth® wireless streaming, so customers can listen to their playlists without replacing the factory head unit or adding an aftermarket head unit.

The PXE-X09 is now shipping for $1399.95 and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-usa.comthrough Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.

Tech specs:

Hi-Res Audio Compliant   
Configuration Wizard  
Built-in Real-Time Analyzer   
Built-in Signal Generator (Pink Noise, White Noise, Sinusoid)  
Bluetooth® audio streaming with included external module  
Wireless sound tuning via smartphone. PC tuning also available  
Dash-mounted remote controller included  
16-channel High/Low voltage inputs for both OEM and aftermarket installations  
Matrix Mixing  
294.9MHz Processor  
216kHZ/24bit ADC/DAC  
10 Band Parametric or Graphic Input EQ  
31 Band Parametric or Graphic Output EQ  
6 EQ Presets  
>100dB Signal to Noise Ratio   
>110dB Channel Separation   
High pass / low pass crossovers per channel  
Time correction; Up to 20ms delay per channel  
16-channel RCA/ High-level input  
1 Coaxial input   
1 Optical input 

Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.   

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Mar. 24, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the R-A90S 6-Channel Amplifier. The R-A90S joins Alpine’s R-Series amplifier lineup that’s matched in both power and performance with the R-Series speakers and subwoofers for a “Loud and Fun” music experience.

All the Power You Need

Customers have grown to love the 5-channel amplifier solution due to its ability to provide total system power from a single amplifier. To add value and versatility to this category, without sacrificing the subwoofer power of a 5-channel, Alpine created a 6-channel amplifier with staggered power that has double the amount of power on the 5th and 6th channel. This allows the amplifier’s final two channels to provide a solid 500 watts to a single subwoofer at 4Ω when in 5-channel mode or 150 watts x 2 at 4Ω to mid-basses in 6-channel mode.

The R-A90S can be used in various layouts including a powerful 3-channel mode (200W x 2 @ 4Ω, 500W x 1 @ 4Ω), a 5-channel mode (75W x 4 @ 4Ω, 500W x 1 @ 4Ω), or utilize its onboard bandpass crossovers to independently power a 3-way component system in 6-channel mode (75W x 4 @ 4Ω, 150W x 4 @ 4Ω).

The result is the most versatile amplifier in its class, as it can act as both a 5-channel amplifier that can single-handedly power a full system as well as a 6-channel amplifier to power a 3-way active front stage. The unique channel layout is also beneficial to the mobile electronic specialist, as they can rely on one amplifier for multiple applications.

Unrivaled Performance

With the highest output in its category, the R-A90S drives power to the sound system to create a big dynamic music range for the listener while maintaining a proper sound stage between the singers and instruments in the music. 

The amplifier’s high damping factor (>500) produces crisp and clear notes, especially at low frequencies. This amplifier has an extremely low phase shift compared to its competitors, which keeps music focused and accurate for the most enjoyable listening experience.

The result is a powerful sound system that produces accurate sound images with minimal phase shift and internal noise throughout the amplifier’s Hi-Res compatible frequency response.

System Compatibility

The R-A90S has input capability to add the RUX-KNOB.2 Remote Bass Control Knob (sold separately). The remote bass knob controls the bass in the subwoofer by adjusting the gain on the amplifier for quick bass adjustments when needed. 

The R-A90S is now shipping for $599.95 and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-usa.com through Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.

Tech specs:

Hi-Resolution Audio Compliant (40k Hz)  
CTA-2006 
Alpine’s Class D Amplifier Circuit 
75W x 4 + 150W x 2 (4Ω, 14.4V, < 1% THD +N) 
100W x 4 + 250W x 2 (2Ω, 14.4V, < 1% THD +N) 
Bridged: 200W x 2 + 500W x 1 (4Ω, 14.4V, < 1% THD +N) 
S/N > 85dB (ref. 1W into 4Ω) 
THD + N < 0.03% (ref. 10W into 4Ω) 
Frequency response: 10-45kHz (0/-3dB)  
Damping factor > 500 

Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.   

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Jan. 21, 2021) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the Turn1™ Waterproof Bluetooth® Speaker. The Turn1™ is tuned for open-air adventures outside the vehicle.
 
Tuned for Adventure
Adventure doesn’t stop at the drive, and that’s why Alpine introduces a new portable music experience with the Turn1™. With two midrange speakers, two tweeters, and two external passive radiators, the Turn1™ provides a stereo sound performance that can produce up to 40-watts of powerful sound. The speaker is waterproof and tuned to be played outside, so even in open-air, with wind or other noise, the music still comes through clear.
 
Music on Demand
The Turn1™ has a 33-foot working distance and over 12 hours of playtime to keep up with any adventure. The multi-unit pairing function connects up to two Turn1™ speakers when more sound is desired. A built-in mic offers hand-free calling functionality. When it comes time to charge the Turn1™, a micro-USB to USB charge is available for convenient and quick charging (between 4 – 6 hours) from a vehicle or home. The auto power-off feature ensures efficient use of the battery.
 
On-the-Go
Transporting the Turn1™ speaker is easy with the included 3-foot carry strap. A separate package is available that includes a Turn1™ Portable Bluetooth Speaker and a universal mounting bracket designed to attach to the inside bars of select Jeep® Wranglers and Side x Side Solutions. The cast metal bracket is designed with a foam backing to ensure protection from scratches on the vehicle when in use. Easily remove the speaker from the quick-release straps on the brackets and throw the carry strap over your shoulder for on-the-go listening. The Turn1™ and the Turn1™ mounting bracket package are now shipping at a MAP of $199.95 and $249.95, respectively, and will be available to purchase directly on www.alpine-usa.com or at Alpine Authorized retailers.
 
Tech specs:
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Audio Streaming
  • 12+ Hours Playtime (varies by volume and level and audio content) 
  • Waterproof: IPX67
  • True Wireless Stereo (TWS) Multi-Unit Pairing (pairs up to two speakers)
  • Built-in Mic for Hands-Free calling
  • Auto Power Off 
  • Dual External Passive Radiators for open-air bass extension
  • Micro-USB to USB Charge
  • 3 ft Carry Strap Included 
  • Product Dimensions:  280mm x 118mm x 120mm (11.02” x 4.65” x 4.72”)
  • Weight: 1730g (3lbs, 13oz)
  • Output: 36-watt RMS, 40-watts Peak 
  • Frequency Response: 50Hz-20kHz
  • Signal-to-Noise (S/N) Ratio: >70dB
  • Transmission Distance: 33 feet
  • Bluetooth® Version: 5.0 
  • Battery Capacity: 3600mAh 
  • Battery Type: Built-in Li-Ion
  • Playing Time: 7 – 8 (at 70% volume); 12 – 14 hours (at 50% volume) 
  • Charging Time: 4 – 6 hours 
  • Charging Voltage: 5V/ 1.7A
  • Aux Input: 3.5mm Audio Cable Input
 
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About Alpine Electronics 
 
Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.
 

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 02, 2020) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping the SPV-65-JLT Weather-Resistant Upgrade Kit for the new 2018 – Up Jeep® Wrangler and 2020 – Up Jeep® Gladiator (without the Alpine OEM Premium Amplified System).

Raise Your Expectations

For five years, Alpine has curated premium solutions that elevate the Jeep® lifestyle. From off-roading to commuting, these solutions are built for discerning audio enthusiasts looking for an uninterrupted music experience that can keep up with their lifestyle.

Now Alpine is “raising the bar” with a Weather-Resistant Soundbar Upgrade Kit for the new 2018 – Up Jeep® Wrangler and 2020 – Up Jeep® Gladiator (without the Alpine OEM Premium Amplified System). This kit includes two 6.5-inch speakers and 1-inch teteron dome tweeters that replaces the factory 3-inch and 4-inch drivers. An installation kit includes a cutting template for the rear soundbar and vehicle-specific connectors for plug-and-play installation.

Top-Off Performance

Jeep® drivers should be able to listen to their music while enjoying the experience of top-and-doors-off driving, however, wind and traffic noise can overpower their music. The SPV-65-JLT is designed to deliver powerful music performance that won’t get lost in the wind.

The weather-resistant kit includes tweeters that capture the higher-end frequencies and improve the range of sound reproduction over the factory 3-inch mid-tweeter. The speakers are enclosed in rugged, premium grills that match the Jeep® interior.

System Compatibility

The SPV-65-JLT is compatible with the new 2018 – Up Jeep® Wrangler and 2020 – Up Jeep® Gladiator (without the Alpine OEM Premium Amplified System) and works with the Jeep® factory head unit, an aftermarket dash system, and the Alpine X409-WRA-JL 9-inch Weather-Resistant Navigation Receiver with Off-Road Mode.

The SPV-65-JLT is now shipping for $449.95 and will be available at Alpine Authorized retailers or online at www.alpine-usa.com through Crutchfield. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator.

Tech specs:

6.5” mid-bass driver
1” teteron dome tweeter
Weather-resistant: IP55
Rugged, premium grills
Vehicle-specific connectors
Steel frame
Incudes template for cutting
Utilizes factory bolt holes
Power rating: 90W RMS/270W peak
Frequency Response: 50kHz – 22kHz
Nominal impedance: 4Ω

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Alpine Electronics, Inc. is an automotive electronics manufacturer that provides consumers and leading automakers with audio, video, navigation, and driver assistance products. The company specializes in system integration solutions with innovative vehicle entertainment and information technologies. Alpine’s R&D and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America ensure that all products address the real-world requirements of drivers in each market. The company is committed to developing safe, comfortable, and eco-friendly automotive electronics products. Alpine Electronics, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.  

The two models with 9-inch screens feature Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capabilities

Torrance, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2017) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping two new in-dash Restyle systems for the Jeep Wrangler. The i209-WRA and X209-WRA have 9-inch touch screens and are the first aftermarket Wrangler systems equipped with weather resistant features along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.

“Our research with Wrangler owners shows they push their vehicles to the limit during driving adventures but still enjoy the comforts of modern technology,” said Steve Crawford, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. “We’ve addressed this with our newest Restyle systems for the Wrangler, which can handle inclement weather but are also enhanced with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features.” 

9-Inch Restyle Dash Systems 

The X209-WRA and i209-WRA Restyle systems are Alpine engineered for the 2011-2017 Jeep Wrangler.

These models are Alpine’s third generation Restyle systems for the Wrangler, and they feature a 9-inch capacitive touchscreen with a 4-way swipe control Graphical User Interface (GUI). The screen is framed with an aggressively-styled dash bezel fitted for the Wrangler. The systems come with Wrangler-specific wiring harnesses for plug and play installation.

The X209-WRA is an AM/FM/CD/DVD system with an embedded navigation system. It was a winner of the 2017 CES Innovations award, recognized for outstanding design and engineering in the In-Vehicle Audio/Video category. The i209-WRA has the same basic feature set, but without a CD/DVD slot or embedded navigation system.

New Features

Part of the fun of owning a Wrangler is to use it for exploring, but Mother Nature can put a damper on those plans when driving with the Wrangler’s top off. The X209-WRA and i209-WRA can keep up with the adventures even when they’re exposed to dirt, dust and light rain. The 9-inch touchscreen and bezel are rated at IP53 for protection against dust with limited ingress and fresh water spray up to 60° vertical, so the journey can go on uninterrupted.

The X209-WRA and i209-WRA are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Both models “Work with Apple CarPlay” and let iPhone users make and receive calls, access text messages, play music, and get directions in a way that allows them to stay focused on the road. Apple CarPlay is accessed through the capacitive touch screen or the “Voice” hard button to activate Siri voice control and is compatible with iPhone 5 and later (iPhone must be connected via Apple lightning cable).

The X209-WRA and i209-WRA are also Android Auto Compatible. Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With larger touch targets, a simplified interface, and easy-to-use voice actions, it's designed to minimize distraction so drivers can stay focused on the road (requires both a USB cable and Bluetooth connection; requires an Android™ phone running 5.0 [Lollipop] or higher and the Android Auto app). Android Auto is accessed through the touch screen or the “Voice” hard button with voice control.

The X209-WRA is a match for drivers who prefer an embedded navigation system. When used off the beaten path where cellular service and smartphone maps are not accessible, the X209-WRA’s embedded navigation will continue to operate with route guidance. When used in major metropolitan areas, the navigation system is supplemented with free lifetime RDS traffic monitoring from HERE®. In contrast, the i209-WRA is suited for drivers who are comfortable with smartphone maps and don’t need an embedded navigation system.

Other Entertainment and Information Features

The X209-WRA and i209-WRA have a suite of entertainment and information features including:

  • Audio entertainment: HD Radio™ programming, Pandora® control, FLAC music playback via USB, and SiriusXM-Ready™ (requires tuner and subscription, sold separately)
  • Video entertainment: Built-in DVD player on the X209-WRA, or optional add-on DVD player for the i209-WRA (DVE-5300, sold separately). Another HDMI input can be added to either system via the KCX-630HD HDMI Selector Interface (sold separately).
  • HDMI output for digital connection to an optional rear seat entertainment system
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology: Simple Secure Pairing (SSP), phone battery and cellular signal level icons, call waiting and audio streaming
  • MediaXpander® technology: For better playback of compressed media and enhanced call sound quality
  • iDatalink® Maestro® module: The included module retains select Wrangler controls (like the voice activated media player, voice activated Bluetooth® wireless technology, steering wheel controls, premium audio amplifier integration and visual parking assistance) and displays select vehicle information (like tire pressure, battery voltage, door status, engine codes and user customizable gauges).
  • “My Favorites” feature allows for customized quick-access screens with shortcuts to the most-used features.
  • The X209-WRA includes Airbiquity® technology which uses the companion Alpine Connect smartphone app to access content from apps like Alpine Go! for collecting desired destinations for future visits, iHeartRadio®, Yelp® and Glympse®.

System Expansion

The X209-WRA and i209-WRA can control other Wrangler accessories for system expansion. When used with the optional KAC-001 External Accessory Control Module (sold separately), each model provides touch screen control of up to eight accessories like a light bar, winch, headlights, etc. A graphical icon and text label can be assigned to each accessory for on-screen identification. Each accessory can be configured for a pulsed, latched or momentary output.

When a rear view camera is added to the X209-WRA or i209-WRA, a parking guide overlay is automatically added to the rear image on the touchscreen. If the Wrangler has multiple camera systems, they can be controlled with the KCX-C250MC Multi-Camera Selector Interface (sold separately) which allows up to three camera systems to be controlled from the screen for one-touch viewing of the camera images.

Availability

The X209-WRA (SRI $4,000) and i209-WRA (SRI $2,200) are available now, visit www.alpine-usa.com for a store locator.

The new speakers are the first in a family of components with the Alpine ID sound system philosophy

Torrance, Calif. (May 8, 2017) - Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping its premium X-Series speakers.  The speakers are the first in a family of components to establish the new “Alpine ID” sound philosophy.

Alpine ID

Alpine’s top sound engineers from all over the world gathered in the Alpine Iwaki, Japan headquarters to critically evaluate in-car sound from aftermarket and high-end factory systems.  While many of these systems were able to perform with wide dynamic range and at sufficient volume levels, there was a lack of reality of instruments, but most predominantly in most systems, a lack of spatial imaging.  As a result, Apine ID was born to address this need.

Alpine ID, which stands for “Alpine: Image Defined,” is Alpine’s new global philosophy with an evolutionary approach for solving what’s missing in most car audio systems these days:  great spatial imaging and depth of stage.  The Alpine ID philosophy centers on developing matched sound systems that work together to create a highly realistic sound stage with great dynamic range and sound quality.  The matched sound system components allow the listener to experience a new level of realism and engagement while enjoying music in their vehicle.  In other words, the listener can experience the music as the artist originally intended.  The X-Series speakers, amplifiers, and subwoofers create the foundation of sound system components that will feature Alpine’s new sound philosophy.

X-Series Speakers

There are three new X-Series speakers, the X-S65C 6.5-inch Component 2-Way Speakers, the X-S65 6.5-inch Coaxial 2-Way Speakers, and the X-S69C 6x9-inch Component 2-Way Speakers.

The all-new designs are built for maximum linear motor force for realistic reproduction of any type of sound source.  They complement the X-Series amplifiers to produce powerful and clear sound that is realistic and balanced.  Premium materials were meticulously selected to contribute to the overall performance of the X-Series speakers:

  • New radial neodymium motor structure: A pole-type neodymium magnet positioned inside the voice coil (as opposed to outside) creates an improved magnetic circuit with less loss for more efficient power delivery.  Since the magnet is smaller than conventional designs, it allows the depth of the X-Series speakers to be much more shallow and thereby compatible with more vehicles.
  • New nanofiber cone: The small-diameter nanofibers create a cone structure that is lightweight and rigid, for increased sound accuracy.  Nanofiber cones also have good internal damping, so residual energy decays quickly without distorting the original music tones.
  • New carbon graphite tweeter: Alpine chose carbon graphite for the tweeter because it is rigid enough to perform like a hard dome tweeter but maintains the natural sound characteristics of a soft dome tweeter.  The tweeter delivers increased accuracy and extended high frequency range without the harshness that is sometimes associated with hard dome tweeters.

Other premium materials used in the X-Series speakers include a cast aluminum frame for strength, and Alpine’s HAMR (High Amplitude Multi-Roll) surround technology for linear range of operation.

Availability

The X-Series speakers are available now at authorized Alpine retailers, visit www.alpine-usa.comfor the store locator.

 

X-S65 X-Series 6.5 Inch Coaxial 2-Way Speakers

  • CTA-2031 Specifications: 110W RMS, 330W Peak, 4 Ohm
  • Frequency Response: 60Hz-40kHz
  • 1-inch Carbon Graphite Tweeter
  • SRI: $450

X-S65C X-Series 6.5 Inch Component 2-Way Speakers

  • CTA-2031 Specifications: 120W RMS, 360W Peak, 4 Ohm
  • Frequency Response 60Hz-40kHz
  • 1-inch Carbon Graphite Tweeter
  • SRI: $550

X-S69C X-Series 6x9 Inch Component 2-Way Speakers

  • CTA-2031 Specifications: 120W RMS, 360W Peak, 4 Ohm
  • Frequency Response 60Hz-40kHz
  • 1-inch Carbon Graphite Tweeter
  • SRI: $550

Torrance, Calif. (Jan. 24, 2019) - Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. recently announced its 2018 Rep Firm of the Year for the Brand (aftermarket) Business Unit. Dynamic Sales and Marketing from Florida was named Rep Firm of the Year at Alpine’s recent rep meeting held at the International CES in Las Vegas.

President John Schneid and sales reps JC Iglesias and Bruno Maffucci make up the Alpine team. The trio ended 2018 with a 38-percent sales increase over 2017. In addition to exceeding their sales goals for the year, they were responsible for compiling the most sales in the eastern region of the Alpine Halo9 iLX-F309, Alpine’s influential 9-inch AV receiver that was launched in 2018. The Dynamic team also worked closely with Eric Brooks, Alpine’s Brand Specialist in Florida who was hired in 2018, to collaborate on sales and marketing activities.

Besides exceeding the challenging sales goals set for them, the honor for Dynamic Sales and Marketing was even more significant this year because it marked their recognition as Alpine’s Rep Firm of the Year for the second year in a row.

“Dynamic Sales and Marketing has consistently represented Alpine with great customer service and stellar results,” said Mike Anderson, Vice President and General Manager, Brand Business Unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. “Having done this once is difficult on its own but being recognized two years in a row is a remarkable achievement, and we commend them on this great accomplishment.”

Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. recently announced the recipients of its aftermarket sales awards for Rep and Rep Firm of the Year.

Rob Osheaski of Echo Sales & Marketing and Tom Schnell and Stephanie Johnson of Audio Video Marketing were honored for their 2015 efforts.  All three were acknowledged at Alpine’s annual sales meeting held in January.

Osheaski is a co-founder and sales rep for Echo Sales & Marketing, which represents Alpine in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa.  He was named Alpine Restyle Rep of the Year for his achievements towards the Alpine Restyle direction.  Osheaski took the initiative to adapt current processes to identify and sign-on new business for the Alpine Restyle products.  Osheaski’s enthusiasm and persistence resulted in success, and he led his rep group to adopt similar changes throughout their territory.
Audio Video Marketing was named as Alpine’s Rep Firm of the Year.  The company represents Alpine in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.  President Tom Schnell and controller/sales manager Stephanie Johnson were recognized for their sales activities and support of the vehicle-specific Alpine Restyle products.  Schnell and Johnson made it a mission to ensure high customer satisfaction with the products.  They implemented a program focused on the selling process and the end-user’s experience which included personally delivering and configuring the Alpine system to the customer’s preferences.  Schnell and Johnson also increased business for the Alpine Restyle products by continually learning and adjusting their processes, resulting in sales that ultimately exceeded their goals. 
“Rob, Tom and Stephanie have done an exceptional job of representing Alpine and supporting the Alpine Restyle direction,” said Steve Crawford, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc.  “Their leadership played a tremendous role in the growth of Alpine Restyle and set a foundation for our further expansion in 2016.”

2-8-2017 -- Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. recently announced its aftermarket Rep and Rep Firm of the Year for 2016. John Evans was named Rep of the Year and Online AV was named Rep Firm of the Year.

Evans is a direct Alpine employee who represents the San Bernardino, Riverside, Santa Barbara and Kern Counties in California. An 11-year employee of Alpine, Evans successfully balanced his business responsibilities to support the Alpine Restyle vehicle-specific solutions among his retail and expediter accounts. Evans relished the role of product educator and always made time to conduct Alpine product trainings, even if it meant visiting the same retailer multiple times to ensure every employee received training. He developed sales materials based on the needs of the accounts, and his enthusiasm and success helped encourage fellow sales reps to do the same for their own accounts.

Online AV is led by principal Mark Taylor and includes members Milo Kosich and Dan Sparks. Kosich and Sparks were recognized for their success in the Ohio, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania territories. To support the Alpine Restyle Jeep Wrangler lineup, the Online AV team purchased a Wrangler to use for retail visits and consumer events. They also participated in trail rides and off-road excursions for first-hand experience about the Wrangler lifestyle. The knowledge gained from these excursions allowed them to better support their retailers and expediters during sales calls and product trainings.

Alpine also recognized Aaron Bakerink, owner of Custom Sound & Image in Pleasant Hill, IA, as Expediter of the Year. A Jeep Wrangler owner himself, Bakerink fully embraced the Alpine Restyle Wrangler products. His real-world experience with the products made him a reliable resource for his accounts.

“John, Mark, Milo, Dan, and Aaron were instrumental in the success of the Alpine Restyle products in 2016,” said Steve Crawford, vice president and general manager, aftermarket business unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. “Their dedication and leadership will help further our momentum in 2017.” 

9-28-2017 -- Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. today announced changes to its aftermarket business unit organization. Mike Anderson has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager of the aftermarket business unit. 

Anderson, a 27-year veteran of Alpine, will lead the sales, marketing, product planning, product engineering and customer support teams for North and South America.  He previously served as Alpine’s Assistant Vice President of national sales. Anderson takes over the position from Steve Crawford, who has returned to Japan as scheduled to serve as Senior Manager at Alpine’s Global Business Promotion office located in Yokohama.

Alpine has also hired industry veteran Dixon Smart as a New Channel Developer. Smart worked for Alpine as an independent sales rep since 1988 and also served as an Alpine rep to the Marine and RV channels.  Most recently, Smart focused on sales development in the expeditor channel.  In his role at Alpine, Smart will support Alpine’s expeditor network and other strategic channel initiatives.  He is based in Broomfield, CO.

“I’m excited to move into this position and steer the Alpine aftermarket team forward in support of our Alpine Restyle models and universal 12V products,” said Anderson.  “I look forward to collaborating with Dixon and our team to provide the best products and support for our retailers.”

With the promotion of Anderson, Alpine is currently looking for a qualified professional to fill the position of Senior Manager of national sales. This position is based in the Torrance, CA office and requires travel for approximately 30-40 percent of the time.  Interested individuals are encouraged to refer to the job listing on alpine-usa.com  and follow the instructions for submitting their employment information.  

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., September 04, 2019 – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., an Alps Alpine Group company, received the 2019 – 2020 Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) Award for “Best Product: In-Car Smart Upgrade” for the PWD-X5 Powered Subwoofer with Built-In 4-Channel DSP Amplifier.

The EISA award is given to the most innovative products that have undergone a multi-step judging process, as well as a rigorous test by at least five EISA members, and a final voting process by members of an EISA Expert Group. Alpine is one of 78 to receive a 2019 – 2020 EISA award.

EISA regarded the PWD-X5 as, “[The] easiest and most effective upgrade you can make” for its small footprint and convenient OE vehicle integration.

“The collaboration of some 60 specialist magazines and websites from across the greater European continent, Australia and the USA brings with it a unique pool of experience that informs each and every EISA Award,” said Paul Miller, President of EISA. “So, whether consumers are looking to purchase a feature-rich Smartphone, a versatile camera solution or a pair of high-end floor-standing loudspeakers, the EISA Awards are their unequivocal guide to the cream of today’s entertainment technologies.”

The first of its kind, the PWD-X5 includes an 8-inch powered subwoofer, 4-channel amplifier, and Digital Sound Processor (DSP) in a compact, shallow footprint that can be installed underneath the front passenger’s seat while still delivering incredible bass and imaging. For convenience, the PWD-X5 can be tuned from a smartphone app via Bluetooth® technology.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from EISA,” said Mike Anderson, Vice President and General Manager, Brand Business Unit, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. "Alpine strives to continually innovate and create solutions for the ever-evolving customer who wants Alpine premium sound in their vehicle." 

This is the second time Alpine has been honored with an EISA award since 2014-2015 for the In-Car Premium Upgrade for the X800D-ML. The award will be officially presented September 6 – 11 during IFA Trade Show for Consumer Electronics and Home Appliances, hosted in Berlin, Germany.

Alpine Electronics Inc., a part of the Alps Alpine Group based within its parent company, Alps Alpine Co., Ltd., develops, manufactures, and sells audio products for automobiles and information and communication products. For more information please visit https://www.alpine.com.

EISA is the world’s largest independent collaboration of experts in multimedia technologies and offers a unique, global view of the consumer electronics market. For nearly 40 years EISA’s Awards have provided the ultimate independent consumer technology buying recommendations.

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