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Overview: The Alpine KCE-300BT Bluetooth Interface allows you to
make and receive calls on your Bluetooth-equipped cellular telephone through
select 2007-up Alpine head units. The interface includes a microphone and the
other party's voice is played through the stereo speakers.
Bluetooth Hands-Free Telephone
Feature: With this interface you can place, answer, and end a call without touching
Compatibility: The Alpine KCE-300BT is
compatible with the Apple iPhone, BlackBerry as well as select Bluetooth
compatible mobile phones from Audiovox, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Palm, Samsung,
Sanyo, Siemens, and Sony Ericsson. Please visit
www.alpine-usa.com for a complete
specific listing of compatible Bluetooth mobile phones.
Pairing: Your phone must be paired with
the KCE-300BT before it will work. Up to five devices can be paired to the
adapter at once; numbered 1-4, plus Guest Mode. The Guest Mode is for temporary
pairing; that device is deleted when the ignition is turned off.
The exact feature package varies based on the Alpine head unit and your phone
model; generally the following are available:
press the phone button within 5 seconds of ending a call
- Call History:
previously dialed numbers can be retrieved and dialed from memory
- Received Calls:
retrieve and dial someone who called you
- Missed Calls:
dial a number from the missed call log
up to 1,000 entries can be downloaded from your phone
When you receive a call, the caller ID information is displayed on the head
unit. You can set the phone, or KCE-300BT to answer the call automatically. If
you prefer answering manually, it only requires pressing the phone button.
Mute: When you make or receive a call, the
audio from the stereo is muted. When using the Bluetooth interface, no other
device can be used with the mute (interrupt) function.
iPod: Although the KCE-300BT uses the iPod
Full Speed jack on the head unit, a second Full Speed jack on the interface
allows connection of your iPod also.
Bluetooth Streaming Audio: You
can also listen to streaming audio from your phone or other Bluetooth audio devices through the interface. Some
devices with streaming audio functionality also have command and control
protocols, allowing you to use the head unit's buttons for play, pause,
previous track, and next track commands.
Note: The Apple iPhone does not stream
audio wirelessly through Bluetooth.
Microphone: The supplied
microphone allows you to speak to the other
party on the telephone call hands-free. The microphone comes with clips and
hardware for a variety of mounting options. Microphone dimensions:
- Diameter: 0.548"
- Length: 1.327"
- Cable Length:
- Output Power:
+4 dB max (power class 2)
Hands Free Profile
Head Set Profile
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile