Inputs and Outputs
6.5" Wide Screen
Display: The TME-S370 16:9 Widescreen video monitor features a 6.5"
wide (diagonally measured) LCD screen. It has 1,152,000 picture elements, with a
resolution of 800 x 480 for excellent detail. It can be used for many
applications, including front or rear seat video or the control panel/display
for a navigation and rear camera system.
Compatible Navigation Units: The Alpine NVE-M300 Navigation
system is a perfect add-on to the TME-S370 for simple, reliable navigation to
your destination. The TME-S370 is also compatible with the NVE-N872A, PMD-B200,
and NVE-P1 with PMD-DOK2.
Slim Design: The TME-S370 has a slim design featuring a full
flat surface monitor with no bezel or frame.
Display Modes: You can select
any of the three display modes to fit the aspect ratio of the selected video
- Normal: The monitor displays a normal picture at the
center of the screen with a vertical black band at each side.
- Wide: The monitor displays a normal picture wider to fit
in a wide-screen monitor by evenly stretching out the picture horizontally.
- Cinema: The monitor displays a normal picture by
stretching out the picture vertically. This mode displays a 16:9 source
Ambient Light Sensor: The TME-S370
monitor has an ambient light sensor along the left edge of the front panel which
detects the amount of light inside the vehicle and automatically adjusts the
brightness of the screen. The low limit of brightness can be preset. The
built-in menu allows you to set the monitor brightness as follows:
- High: Sets the strongest brightness
- Low: Set the brightness to the preset low level (adjustable)
- Auto: Adjusts the brightness automatically to the brightness of
the car interior.
Hideaway Unit: The monitor comes with a small hideaway unit
with an 8' cable that attaches to the monitor screen. The hideaway unit has all
of the input connectors, plus an 8-pin power harness. You can connect one A/V
device (composite or S-Video plus stereo audio), a rear-view camera (composite),
and an Alpine navigation unit. You can select the sources on the touchscreen as
"Aux", "Nav" and "Camera".
Camera Options: The TME-S370 gives you several options when
connecting a rear-view camera:
- Camera Interrupt: When set to "on" the monitor switches to the
camera input whenever the vehicle is placed in reverse gear. If set to
"off", you must manually select the camera input.
- Horizontal Flip: You can see the image from the rear view camera
normally, or as a mirror image.
- Vertical Flip: You can set the camera image to appear normally,
or upside down, depending upon the orientation of the camera.
Display Adjustments: You can make the following adjustments to the
display independently for each source:
- Brightness (-15 Min to +15 Max)
- Color (-15 Min to +15 Max)
- Tint (Green Max15 to Red Max15)
- Contrast (-15 Low to +15 High)
- Sharpness (-15 Soft to +15 Hard)
- Visual EQ:
- Night Movie: for movies with dark scenes
- Soft: for CGs and animated films
- Sharp: for old movies where images are not clear
- High Contrast: for recent movies
- Off: Visual EQ off
Base Color: You can select the touchscreen's base color from the following
choices: blue, green, red, amber.
Sirius TV Operation: If the monitor is connected to an
optional Sirius Backseat TV, you can change the channels, select the display
mode, and turn the power to the device on or off.
NTSC/PAL Compatible: The monitor is compatible with NTSC or PAL
TV systems. The menu allows you to set the monitor to NTSC, PAL, or Auto.
Built-in Speaker/Amplifier: The monitor has a built-in
speaker (approximately 1.25" diameter) on the monitor's rear panel and an
internal amplifier. The speaker outputs sound for the Aux input and Navigation
guidance. You can turn on/off the speaker through the menu.
Mounting Options: The TME-S370 monitor comes without a
mounting bracket. It has four 4mm (M4) threaded mounting screw holes in the
universal AMPS pattern (1-1/2" W x 1-1/4" H), which can work with many of the
Pro.Fit universal mounting solutions. It can also be custom fit into many
locations, such as a headrest.
IR Remote Sensor: On the left side of the front panel, there is an infrared remote sensor. When connected to an Alpine video source with a remote control input lead, this monitor system can relay remote commands from the sensor to the video source.
Front Panel Soft-touch Controls: Along the bottom of the
front panel are four soft-touch controls:
- Volume Up/Volume Down: Raises and lowers volume of
built-in speaker (range 0-16)
- Source: Choose between Aux, Navigation, or Camera
- Power: On/Off switch; icon is blue when power is on, red
when power is off.
Connected Device Control: When an optional Alpine DVD player
or DVD changer is connected, you can control the device using the on-screen
operation control bar on the monitor. In addition, when an Alpine DVD head unit
is connected, you can perform the same operations, plus change the sources on
the head unit. Operations that can be performed include:
- Previous track/chapter or fast-reverse if held
- Next track/chapter or fast-forward if held
- Switch Disc (for Alpine DVD changer) up or down
- Menu control (4 directional arrows)
- Operation Control Bar Page change
- Display Mode Setting
- Angle (if recorded on discs)
Hideaway Unit Connections: In
addition to the attached 8' Monitor Output cable, the connections on the
Hideaway Unit include:
- A/V Input: Left and right
RCA audio plus composite video and S-Video input
- Navigation Input: Proprietary
13-pin input for Alpine Navigation System
- Power Supply: 8-pin Molex connector for supplied
Monitor: Width= 6.937",
Height= 3.939", Depth= 0.814"
Hideaway Unit: Width=
3.458" (4.166" w/mounting flanges), Height= 1.081", Depth= 4.32" (including cables)