CLICK PLAY AND LEAVE THE REST TO ALPINE.
The CDE-172BT CD receiver provides superb phone calls and playback of various music files thanks to superior Bluetooth® wireless technology, audio streaming, and FLAC support, allowing you to stay in connected and in tune.
EASY MUSIC CONTROL AND A HIGH-CONTRAST LCD DISPLAY
This all-in-one music player features an LCD display with one-line RGB illumination for your preferred display color. The new high-contrast LCD display has five times the contrast of a standard screen, making it simple to see at all times.
Alpine’s trademark rotary knob makes it simple to manage all of your music. This model also includes a convenient front-panel auxiliary input for plugging in a portable media player as an alternative source.
BEST AUDIO QUALITY
Expect nothing less than the best in terms of unparalleled sound quality. The CDE-172BT employs a 24-Bit DAC for the best possible sound quality with all of your digital media sources. The 3-band parametric EQ allows you to fine-tune your bass, mids, and treble, while the high pass/low pass crossover protects and manages the correct frequencies for your speakers. For a higher-quality listening experience, the CDE-172BT can play FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files through USB. With three 4V preouts, the CDE-172BT is an excellent sound system builder capable of handling both minor upgrades such as replacing damaged speakers and more complicated upgrades such as a full-fledged sound system construction.
AOA FOR ANDROID
When connected via USB to a compatible AndroidTM smartphone, the CDE-172BT provides Android AOA (Android Open Accessory) 2.0. When compared to regular Bluetooth® audio streaming, the AOA connection enables superior music and sound control.
HANDS-FREE CALLING WITH BLUETOOTH
Keep your hands on the steering wheel to stay safe on the road. The CDE-172BT is outfitted with Bluetooth wireless technology, allowing you to carry on phone conversations without the use of adapters or headpieces.
This gadget has everything needed for Bluetooth convenience. The CDE-172BT includes a tuned microphone designed to eliminate noise interference and feedback. This enables for the finest possible sound quality by allowing for optimal positioning in your vehicle.
MAKING, TAKING, AND WAITING ON CALLS
Making and receiving phone calls has never been easier. You can program your cell phone/head unit to answer calls automatically. Speak into the included microphone, then listen through your car’s speakers. When a phone call comes in, your music is muted so you can hear it. Right from the head unit display, you may view caller information such as Caller ID, Missed, Dialed, and Received calls. This certainly makes switching from phone calls to music a pleasurable and convenient experience.
CUSTOMIZATION OF HANDS-FREE CALLING SOUNDS
You can balance the sound of your hands-free experience by adjusting the CDE-172BT’s mic gain, phone output, and ringtone volume. If that isn’t enough, there are two sound quality options to choose from to find the perfect balance for you. This adaptability will make your phone calls more enjoyable.
IT HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER TO STREAM AUDIO.
Do you have a substantial music collection on your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone? The CDE-172BT uses Bluetooth wireless technology to stream and control music from your smartphone. Do you want to listen to music on your iPhone without plugging it in? Using the Bluetooth connection, stream your music. The CDE-172BT can stream music from your iPhone’s local storage, iTunes Match, or select third-party audio apps. If you have an Android smartphone, the CDE-172BT is Android AOA (Android Open Accessory) 2.0 compatible. Access AOA via the USB connection for improved sound and control over basic Bluetooth® audio streaming. These functionalities are provided by the faceplate keys.
CONTROL OF THE STEERING WHEEL
If your vehicle includes factory Bluetooth steering wheel controls, they will also manage the built-in Bluetooth functionality on your CDE-172BT. Alternatively, you can use a third-party adaptor to control the CDE-172BT from your factory-installed steering wheel controls. To add this feature, use an adapter from a well-known manufacturer, such as Axxess or PAC. The RUE-4202 Wireless Remote Control is also compatible with the CDE-172BT (sold separately).
MADE FOR IPHONE® AND IPOD®
It’s convenient to listen to music on your iPod or iPhone while driving. The USB port enables high-quality iPod playback.
SIRIUS XM READYTM
The CDE-172BT is SiriusXM-ReadyTM for even more listening options (requires SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner Kit and SiriusXM subscription, both sold separately). From coast to coast, enjoy over 140 channels of commercial-free music, sports, chat, comedy, news, and more. The CDE-172BT offers three Satellite Radio preset bands, allowing you to configure up to 18 SiriusXM channels to the faceplate keys.
INFORMATION ABOUT RBDS
If the radio station broadcasts this information, the CDE-172BT can display the song title, artist name, and radio station name.
GET YOUR PHONE CHARGED
Standard in-vehicle solutions may drain your phone’s battery, but with the CDE-172BT, your phone charges via the USB cord (available separately), allowing you to listen to music while also charging your phone.
PANDORA® INTERNET RADIO FOR IPHONE® AND ANDROIDTM
Whether you have an iPhone or an Android smartphone, Alpine allows you to operate Pandora directly from your dashboard. Whether you connect via USB or stream wirelessly, you can enjoy your favorite Pandora channels with Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down buttons and QuickSearch capabilities on the faceplate. Alpine’s DSP-Sound Expansion technology guarantees that the Pandora connection produces the best possible sound. Please keep in mind that third-party services may not be available in all areas; for coverage in your area, please contact an authorized retailer.
GET A SOUND IMPROVEMENT
Alpine delivers the finest sound your ears deserve. This head unit lets you tailor your crossover adjustments, allowing you to select where high and low frequencies are sent for the greatest sound from your CDE-172BT. Add-on the KTP-445A Power Pack for a true power boost, instantly increasing your head unit’s power from 18W x 4 RMS to a true 45W x4 RMS (based on CEA-2006 power ratings).