Alpine Shows Largest Head Unit in the Aftermarket World
At CES 2012, Alpine showed off a number of headunits and a great installation solution.
The first batch of headunits are compatible with with iPhone, Android and BlackBerry phones, and feature Pandora Radio. The models allow a listener to thumbs-up, thumbs-down, skip, and even create new stations directly from the screen of the single or double DIN head unit. They also allow sound personalization with 3 band EQ, which is steering-wheel remote ready. The CDE-HD135BT, HD137VT, and HD138BT CD receivers all have HD Radio built-in, Bluetooth streaming, and a front loading USB for iPhone. Or double it up with the CDE-W235BT double DIN headunit for $199.
The Sirius XM Radio ready lineup ships with the SXV200 tuner included, so users can just plug and play, for features like iTunes tagging, replay, and song/game alert. This includes the CDE-124SXM receiver and the CDE-HD138BT.