The Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 is an innovation masterpiece created for the digital era, culminating in cutting-edge design and technology with an absolutely stunning ultra-high-quality WXGA display, Hi-Res Audio specifications and advanced wireless connectivity.
Apple CarPlay Wireless or USB
No wires, no fuss, just get in and drive with your iPhone wirelessly connected to use Apple CarPlay. Listen to your favourite music apps, make and receive calls or messages, and use maps or navigation apps, all at your command via the display or voice control. If you need to charge up then plug in your iPhone via USB.
Android Auto Wireless or USB
The convenience of Android Auto allows a wide array of applications into the dash of your car. Interact via touch or voice command you can make calls and messages, play music apps and much more. All this, now with wireless connectivity or if you need to charge up on the go simply connect via the USB port.
Smartphone Navigation Through the incredible Alpine WXGA high-definition display you have the access and convenience of highly accurate navigation, further enhancing the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and experience.With an array of navigation platforms and apps available, for example, Apple Maps, Google Maps, Waze and Sygic you can search and get to your destination with ease. You’ll have a voice and visual prompts for turn-by-turn navigation and finding locations is a breeze via the display or using voice control.Furthermore, the built-in GPS/GLONASS circuit and antenna, as well as vehicle speed pulse sense connectivity ensures your actual vehicle position has pin-point accuracy on the road. This keeps you on route when driving through complex and dense city road systems, tunnels, bridges and elevated mountain highways and terrains.
With TIDAL built-in, stream all your favourite artists wirelessly in the incredible master-quality definition. Providing you exclusive access to high-profile music and original content – experience a more intimate connection with music creators through intuitive playlist curation and the ability to save your favourite albums, tracks or playlists to the preset menu for quick access. Furthermore, MQA Studio playback ensures absolute audio authenticity, exactly to the artist's original recording. Never before seen in car audio, TIDAL’s wireless Hi-Res audio streaming is a must for the modern audiophile.
Access the world's 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. All this, without a single physical connection thanks to the added convenience of Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Audio Streaming AppsWith 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 YouTube Music provides limitless entertainment to stream or download songs from a list of over 40 million ad-free tracks. Amazon Music, YouTube Music and Apple Music are paid subscriptions.
Wide Entertainment OptionsThe all-new DAB/ radio tuner allows DAB – FM switching and lets you enjoy seamless radio reception without interruptions. Next to the increased USB video playback formats (MP4, MOV, FLV, MKV), the Alpine iLX-F511A Halo 11 features many additional entertainment options: the built-in Bluetooth module allows audio streaming from your phone and the HDMI input enables the connection of an external video playback device. You can of course use Android Auto with any compatible smartphone running Android (wired connection).The new ingenious Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9, 9-inch display with CarPlay Wireless and Android. With the new GUI and floating display availability, at this point, you can get the best viewing angles you need.
World’s First Head Unit With Built-in Class-D Amplifier
An industry world first, the Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 is equipped with Class-D amplifier technology producing a massive 50 x 4 Watts of power, delivering the best sound quality and dynamics from high-resolution music. Class-D amplifiers are known to be highly efficient and capable of beautiful high-end sound reproduction with significantly reduced noise and phase shift. What’s more, new ultra-high-spec fans and internal heat sinks direct and dissipate any unwanted heat, ensuring optimum temperature control and audio performance.
Advanced Sound Tuning
An alpine sound quality performance is of the highest standards and with advanced sound tuning, you are empowered with the tools to tune your system to perfection, as well as to the specific environment of your vehicle.Featuring a 56-band Parametric EQ in the advanced mode, a 2-way digital crossover, 6-channel digital time correction, plus several Bass Engine SQ and MediaXpander settings provides sound tuning for simple to comprehensive high-end systems with multiple power amplifiers, speakers and subwoofers.
HDMI enables connectivity to a number of different devices including smartphone mirroring—making audio and video playback possible in high-definition through the 9” display for virtually limitless entertainment.
Built-in Bluetooth enables the wireless connection of a mobile phone for the convenience and safety of hands-free phone and audio streaming. Plus, you can use voice control through the external microphone included.
USB Connections x 2
The 2 x rear USB ports allow for even greater flexibility. USB port 1 provides fast charging of your smartphone while using wireless connectivity. USB Port 2 is your entertainment gateway, allowing audio and video playback via connection of a memory stick, portable drive or SSD and if desired wired connectivity to your smartphone for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
DAB+ Digital Radio
DAB+ provides you with a range of quality digital-only stations that you can search by station name and genre. DAB+ offers a variety of stations with music eras and types, as well as talkback stations. DAB+ displays station info and music metadata, and offers clearer sound and improved reception, achieving a noise-free, crystal-clear radio listening experience.
A rearview camera is a great way to make reversing safer. The camera image automatically comes on when you shift into reverse and distance guides that can be adjusted to match your car size will appear on the screen to help you safely park your car. Alpine offers a wide variety of front and rear-facing cameras, including multi-view cameras with selectable viewing angles. You can even view the camera screen and parking sensor screen simultaneously if your car supports it.
All new GUI
Designed to provide a user-friendly in-car experience to enhance your driving experience.
With the Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 with five vertical adjustments, free-angle selection, and two separate depths, you can position the floating display in the most optimal position, so you still have access to your dash controls and air vents. The user now can freely adjust the display angle at any time, to achieve the best visibility and avoid sunlight glare.
Adjustable Display Height
Positioning the display in the dashboard is crucial for aesthetics and function. The display height can be adjusted +/- 3cm above or below the centre position, allowing installation into virtually any dashboard with a 1 or 2 DIN slot. You can also adjust the distance of the display to your dash with a 20mm range.
The KAE-1DT and KAE-1DB (optional) blanking plates makes any 2-DIN installation a breeze with a professional finish. These plates fill the void of the 1-DIN space either at the top or underneath when using a conventional 2-DIN dash fascia installation kit.