CD Changer Controls
Clock Display Note
CEA-2006 Compliant: The
specifications given by Alpine for the built-in amplifier comply with the
CEA-2006 mobile amplifier power testing and measurement standards from the CEA
(Consumer Electronics Association). All manufacturers who comply with the
standard can display the CEA-2006 logo on their product.
Satellite Radio Ready: There
are several options for connecting an optional XM or Sirius Satellite Radio
receiver to the CDA-9847. To receive XM Satellite Radio, you can connect the
optional Terk XMD1000 Universal tuner (209XMD1000) and the Terk XM Direct Smart
Digital Adapter for Alpine (209XMDALP1). To receive Sirius Satellite Radio, you
can connect the optional Sirius tuner for Alpine (item # 607SIRALP1) directly to
the head unit. A portable satellite radio receiver, such as the Delphi SkyFi or
Sirius Sportster, can be connected to the head unit via an auxiliary input
adapter. A compatible antenna and a subscription are also required to receive
satellite radio programming from Sirius or XM.
Button Color: The
illumination of the 4 main buttons (Source/Power, Band, |<<, and >>|) can be
switched to any of 4 colors: Blue, Green, Amber, and Red. When the illumination
is set to Blue or Green, the color of the other buttons is Green. When the
illumination is set to Amber or Red, the color of the other buttons is Amber.
unit is equipped with an illumination dimmer lead. When the unit's dimmer mode
has been set to "Auto" and the illumination lead has been connected to
your vehicle's headlight circuit, the button illumination will dim to a
fixed, preset level whenever the headlights are turned on. If preferred, you may
choose the "Manual" dimmer mode setting, so the button illumination is dim at all
Bass Engine functions provide control over your system, so you can tailor the
sound to your personal tastes. Bass Engine includes the following
- Bass Control:
- Bass Center Frequency:
Select from 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, or 120Hz
- Bass Band Width:
Select from 1 (narrow) to 4 (wide)
- Bass Level: Select
from -7 to +10
- Treble Control:
- Treble Center Frequency:
Select from 7.5kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz or 15kHz
- Treble Level: -7 to +7
BBE: BBE makes vocals or
instruments sound distinct regardless of the music source. You can select the
level of the BBE effect (1, 2, or 3), or turn BBE off. Note: You can set
different levels of BBE for each source. BBE is not available for AM radio.
Interrupt Feature: When a
device having the interrupt feature (such as a cellular telephone) is connected
to the receiver, the audio signal will be automatically muted whenever the
interrupt signal is received from the device. The supplied wiring harness
contains a pink Interrupt lead that needs to be connected to the device's
interrupt signal connection.
MP3/WMA Playback: This
unit can play CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW discs containing MP3/WMA files recorded
using the ISO 9660 Level 1 or Level 2 formats. MP3 files with constant and
variable bit rates from 8 kbps to 320 kbps and WMA files with constant and
variable bit rates from 48 kbps to 192 kbps are supported. Discs recorded using
Joliet, Romeo, or other ISSO 9660 compliant formats can be played, but file and
folder names will not be displayed correctly. Discs
containing both standard CD audio and MP3/WMA data can be played; the unit may
be set to play only the CD audio tracks or both types of tracks. ID3 tags v1 and
v2, and WMA tags are supported; track title, artist name and album name ID3 tag data can be
Disc and Station Titling: Titles
of up to 8 characters in length may be entered for up to 24 radio stations and
Text/File/Folder Search: When
you're playing a disc with CD Text, or MP3 tags, you can easily search for a
track or file by its title. Once you have activated the search mode, you can use
the rotary encoder to quickly scan through the titles to locate the desired
track, and select it by pressing the rotary encoder.
Subwoofer Output: In addition
to front and rear preamp outputs, the CDA-9847 features a dedicated subwoofer
preamp output. The subwoofer output has an independent volume control, and can
be turned on or off.
Power IC Off:
When an external amplifier is connected and the built-in amplifier is not used,
removing power from the built-in amplifier will improve the sound quality.
CD Changer Controls
Ai-NET Compatible: An optional
Ai-NET-compatible 6- or 12-disc CD changer (including MP3 Changers) may be
connected to, and controlled by, the CDA-9847. With the KCA-410c Versatile Link
Terminal (item # 500KCA410C), you can control multiple changers with this unit.
iPod-Ready: An iPod or iPod
Mini can be controlled from this unit when connected via the KCA-420i Alpine
Interface Adapter for iPod (item # 500KCA420i). While connected to the head
unit, the iPod's battery is charged, and the artist/song title information is
displayed on the face of the head unit. The unit's Quick Search feature allows
you to search by playlist, album name, artist name, or song title. Random and
repeat play functions are also available.
Optional Auxiliary Input: With
the optional KCA-121B Ai-NET/RCA interface cable or KCA-410C Versatile Link
Terminal, you can input audio from an auxiliary source unit, such as a TV, VCR
or portable unit.
Clock Operation: This
unit allows you to choose "keyed" or "unit on" clock
operation. When the clock has been given display priority and the unit is turned
off, the clock will be displayed whenever the ignition key is in the
"on" or "accessory" position. If the clock is not given
display priority, the clock is not displayed when the unit is off.