Alpine innovation continues with the unique design of the Halo9, delivering a revolutionary 9” high-definition touch-screen that fits directly into any dash with a 1DIN or 2DIN slot. The iLX-F309E brings a large screen to a variety of vehicles without the need for custom installation, the super-slim display hovers over the dashboard providing a sleek and classy look.
Equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto you have a multitude of smartphone options available you can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages and listen to music all in a way that allows you to maintain full focus on the road. Users can control elements of their smartphone through the 9″ capacitive display or activate Siri and Voice Recognition for minimised distraction.
Enjoy all your favourite audio with a limitless amount of options such as Spotify, iHeart Radio, Podcasts and even DAB+ digital radio providing a wide range of digital only radio stations.
A wide range of entertainment options are made possible through the iLX-F309E with HDMI and USB connection allowing for high quality video and audio playback. What’s more DVD and CD’s can be played back in high resolution with the optional DVE-5300 optical drive.
For a detailed list of apps that have been CarPlay approved by Apple, head over to their website here: http://www.apple.com/au/ios/carplay/
*Spotify can be used through Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Alpine Connect for Android.
The Sygic smartphone app is ready for use with Apple CarPlay bringing an in-car navigation experience to your dashboard. The Sygic app provides off-line maps with frequent updates and handy features such as traffic camera alerts, live traffic, lane guidance, actual speed and speed limits when using the paid service.
Audio Streaming Apps
With Apple Music onboard for Apple CarPlay you have access to 60+ million ad-free songs at your fingertips which you can search genres, artists, podcasts and expertly crafted playlists. With the use of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, Amazon Music and Google Play Music provides limitless entertainment to stream or download songs from a list of over 40 million ad-free tracks. Amazon Music, Google Play Music and Apple Music are paid subscriptions.
Access the worlds music library with millions of tracks and episodes available on Spotify. When using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto with the Spotify app, you can play the latest songs from your favourite artists, charts and playlists. Plus, browse through the collections of friends, artists, celebrities and radio stations all from the comfort of the driver’s seat. Furthermore, get unlimited skips, no ad interruptions and much more with the Spotify Premium paid subscription.
The VOX app for iPhone lets you play Hi-Res FLAC, ALAC, DSD, PCM music files, as well as sync music and playlists from Spotify, browse and play streams from SoundCloud, plus access radio stations from around the world. With Apple CarPlay and the VOX app enjoy Hi-Res music and audiophile sound as the artist intended. The VOX Premium paid subscription provides limitless space for your music and much more.
While using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Tidal app lets you stream your favourite songs in high quality audio. With over 60 million songs available to stream or download you have endless music options, plus you can stream guest playlists curated by the artists you love and listen to original playlists hand-picked by the Tidal experts. Tidal is a paid subscription.
Apple CarPlay brings your iPhone’s Calendar schedule to your dashboard so you can stay up-to-date with future events and important dates whilst on the road. What’s more, if you have a particular event with a location in your calendar, you can simply select the event from the display and Apple CarPlay will launch Maps and provide directions to the location with voice guidance.
Android Auto provides you with a simple yet convenient tab to display incoming notifications such as text messages and phone calls. Incoming text messages automatically notify you via the display or you can browse through recent messages. From the display you have the option to either preview the message text or play the message via text-to-speech.
DAB+ provides you with a range of quality digital only stations that you can search by station name. DAB+ offers clearer sound and improved reception, achieving a noise free, crystal clear radio listening experience.
RCA Camera Connection
The iLX-F309E provides the opportunity to add a reverse camera via the RCA input. Add a direct camera via the optional KCX-C2600B Camera Expansion Box. This will allow a wide view of obstacles such as pedestrians and obstructions behind your vehicle.
Adjustable Display Angle
The iLX-F309E provides flexibility when installing. The display can be angled from +45 degrees to -20 degrees to match a wide range of dashboards. The display gets locked in delivering no movement when using the unit.
Adjustable Display Height
The display height can be adjusted +/- 3cm from the center position, allowing for standing and hanging display configurations. You can also adjust the distance of the display to your dash with a 20mm range.
KAE-1DPLT Blanking Plate for 2-DIN Installation (Optional)
The KAE-1DPLT (optional) blanking plate makes any 2-DIN installation a breeze with a professional finish. The KAE-1DPLT fills the void of the 1-DIN space either at the top or underneath when using a conventional 2-DIN dash fascia installation kit. For more information click on the KAE-1DPLT link.
KAE-1DPLT Blanking Plate Fitment (Optional)
The KAE-1DPLT is securely fitted to either the top or bottom of the Halo9 chassis, allowing the space to be filled regardless of if the unit is installed higher or lower in the dash. Secured by machine thread screws makes installation of the blanking plate simple and robust.