This changer is directly compatible with Ai-Net equipped Alpine changer
controllers, or it can be used as a stand alone unit.
Disc Compatibility: This
unit can play the following discs:
5" or 3" ("Region 1" or "All Region" DVDs
- Video CD:
5" or 3"
- CD Audio:
5" or 3"
5" or 3"
5" or 3"
This unit allows you to perform the following DVD/Video CD functions: chapter
search, track search, fast-forwarding and fast-reversing, 4-speed slow motion
play (forward only), pause, and frame advance.
Dolby Digital and DTS
Compatibility: When the
optical digital output (standard Toslink) on the rear of the head unit is
connected to an optional Alpine digital audio processor, you can enjoy Dolby
Digital and DTS surround.
Configuration: This unit allows you to switch the video output
configuration to NTSC or PAL according to the type of monitor and the disc
When the Pre-stop function is used, the position at which playback is stopped is
stored in the memory, and playback resumes from that position.
Slow Motion Playback:
When playing a DVD or Video CD, you may move forward through the program being
played in one of the following slow motion speeds: 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, or 1/16. Slow
motion playback is not possible in the reverse direction. No sound will play
during slow motion. Also you cannot use slow motion playback when playing back
Position (GO TO) Search:
You can specifically search for a particular position on the disc. For DVD's,
you can search by title number, chapter number, or by time. For Video CD's and
audio CD's, you can search by track number and time.
When playing a DVD, you can repeat the current title or the current chapter.
When playing a Video CD and audio CD, you can repeat the current track or the
Parental Lock allows you
to restrict the playback of DVDs that are unsuitable for younger viewers. You
can select a parental lock rating from 0-8, which is protected by a 4-digit
Down sampling: You
can select a down sampling setting of On or Off. When set to On, 96kHz/24-bit,
96kHz/20-bit, 96kHz/16-bit, 48kHz/24-bit, and 48kHz/20-bit signals are converted
to 48kHz/16-bit before being passed through the optical digital output. When set
to Off, the digital signals are not converted and they are not passed through
the optical digital output. In this mode, the signal will only pass through the
Output: You can select a digital output setting of Auto or LPCM.
When set to Auto, the digital output is switched automatically according to the
type of audio signals being played. When set to LPCM, the audio signals recorded
on the disc are converted to 48kHz/16-bit (for DVDs) or 44.1kHz (for Video CDs
and CDs) linear PCM audio signals for output.
LED's: There are three LED's that
indicate what type of disc (DVD, Video CD, Audio CD) is playing.
When used with a compatible head unit, the changer allows Disc Naming for 80
This unit may be installed vertically, horizontally, or at an angle between 0
and 90 degrees. There are 5-position angle settings on both sides of the unit
that must be set to agree with the mounting angle of the unit.
The RUE-4168 Wireless remote will control this DVD/CD changer as well as Alpine
head units and digital audio processors that use the Ai-NET system. The buttons
have multiple functions, depending on what menu you are in and what you are
Out connector (black): to be
connected to an Alpine product (i.e. head unit, AV head unit, digital audio
processor) equipped with Ai-NET
Control Eye Jack: allows you to be
able to use the supplied wireless remote to control the changer
connector (gray): allows you to add
to your system another Alpine CD changer that has the Ai-Net connection
Control Input/Switched Power lead