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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.
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
The preamp outputs can be switched from front channel outputs to a non-fading
subwoofer preamp output with a variable level of 0 to +15. When the subwoofer is
activated in the Setup menu, the preout is switched at the same time. When the
subwoofer is deactivated, the preout is switched back to a front channel output.
MP3 Playback: This
unit can play CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW discs containing MP3 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 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 data can be played; the unit may
be set to play only the CD audio tracks or both types of tracks. ID3 tag v1 and
v2 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.
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.
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.