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This changer is directly compatible with Ai-Net equipped Alpine changer
controllers, and, when used with the optional KCA-130B adapter cable (sold
separately), it will work with M-Bus (Mini-Bus) equipped Alpine changer
controllers. When used with a M-Bus equipped controller, some MP3 functions,
such as folder skip up/down, may not be available.
Suspension: The CHA-S634
has a high speed, anti-vibration mechanism with silicon oil dampers for
changer uses two "M" Digital-to-analog converters (M DAC's). This type
of DAC is exclusive to Alpine and is a hybrid of a 1-bit DAC and a multi-bit
DAC. With this type of DAC, clock timing isn't as crucial as in 1-bit DAC's and
cost can be kept down without
losing the linearity and error free performance of most 1-bit DAC CD players.
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.
This changer will play CD-R and CD-RW discs.
MP3 playback: This
changer can play MP3 files, and it will support ID3 tags associated with the
Random Playback: This changer allows for random play on one disc only (the M.I.X. One Function). This unit does not support the ALL M.I.X. function (random play of all discs). Even though the ALL M.I.X. function is one that Ai-Net controllers can typically access, it is not available when using this changer.
CD Text: When playing
CD Text encoded CDs, this changer will transmit the data for display on
compatible Alpine head units equipped with CD Text display capability.
Disc Naming: When used
with a compatible head unit, the changer allows Disc Naming for 80 discs.