Alpine iLX-702E46 - BMW E46 Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Solution

7″ Apple CarPlay / Android AutoDigital Media Player = Alpine iLX-702E46 for BMW E46 Series

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SKU: iLX-702E46

$1,699.00

Description

Alpine iLX-702E46 (BMW E46)

7” Mobile Media System for BMW 3-Series E46

Featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility - Alpine iLX-702E46

Perfect vehicle integration with premium components. Performance without compromise.

Designed for BMW 3 Series E46

Exclusivley designed for the BMW E46 Series, Alpine have re-engineered the iLX-702D to create a perfect fit solution which seamlessly replaces the original equipment providing a new level of entertainmnet for this luxurious BMW.

The high-resolution display allows full operation of the system via the 7 inch capacitive touch-screen display and features the latest video technology for outstanding picture clarity, contrast and resolution. Greater smartphone connectivcity is available through the convenience of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you can make calls, send and receive text messages and listen to your music — without ever touching your phone.

The 7-inch (17.8cm) high-resolution display smoothly integrates into your BMW 3 E46 dashboard and allows full operation of the system via touch-screen technology and features the latest video technology for outstanding picture clarity, contrast and resolution.

The unit comes fully assembled and includes all needed installation accessories for BMW E46s with prior OEM navigation radio (Navigation Business). If the navigation computer is located in the trunk (Navigation Professional), several radio cables need to be extended to the dashboard. This can be simply done by using Alpine’s KWE-E46EXT. If your car is equipped with an original BMW cassette tape or CD radio, a few additional components are required to move the air condition control panel. All details can be found in the installation manual. If you car is equipped with an original Harman Kardon sound system, an additional 3rd party interface adapter is required.

Engineered for the E46

Rear Camera Option

Optional KWE-E46EXT

The Alpine iLX-702E46 uses a special configuration in which the 7″ is attached at an angle to the 1-DIN media box. This allows for perfect integration into the BMW E46 and is an instant upgrade from the original equipment. Plus the Alpine iLX-702E46 provides the opportunity to add a reverse camera via the RCA or direct camera port. This will allow a clear wide view of obstacles such as pedestrians and obstructions behind your vehicle. The Alpine KWE-E46EXT is an optional harness for the BMW E46. This is required for vehicles that have the original radio black-box installed in the boot. This cable provides all the necessary connections for perfect integration.

 

Works with Apple CarPlay

Works with Android Auto

DAB/DAB+ Digital Radio

HDMI In-Put

The innovative Alpine iLX-702E46 with Apple CarPlay compatibility brings you a smarter way to use your iPhone on the road. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch. You can even enjoy Spotify, internet radio or podcasts while on the road for a truly connected experience. Simply connect your CarPlay enabled iPhone to the USB port of your Alpine and you are ready to go. Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With a simple and intuitive interface, integrated steering wheel controls, and powerful new voice actions, it's designed to minimize distraction so you can stay focused on the road. Android Auto automatically brings you useful information, and organizes it into simple cards that appear just when they're needed. Both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto can access the navigation antenna of the Alpine iLX-702E46 for improved accuracy when using the navi apps. The built-in DAB/DAB+/DMB tuner uses the most advanced digital technology to deliver radio reception with outstanding, noise-free sound quality. DAB also offers many other advantages over traditional FM radio: choose from a much wider range of radio stations and after the initial station scan easily select your desired channels from an alphabetic or genre list of available stations. The Alpine system allows you to enjoy movies, music videos or TV shows from many different sources, such as DVDs from the optional optical drive, USB sticks, the latest smartphones with HDMI output or portable video devices (optional cables or adapters are required). You can also connect your iPod touch or iPhone via HDMI to enjoy your video content on the high-resolution 7-inch display. . For driving safety, the video playback feature is only available if the vehicle is not in motion. You can now even playback Hi-Res Audio files in FLAC format – including 24/96 and 24/192 Hi-Res Audio compatibility.

Built-in Bluetooth® Technology

Connect Your Smartphone

Optional Steering Wheel Control Buttons

Rear View Camera

The built-in Bluetooth® module allows wireless connection of a mobile phone for hands-free communication, while frequent software updates ensure full compatibility with the latest phones. A very intuitive user interface makes operation extremely easy. Bluetooth® also enables audio streaming from the phone: audio content or even internet radio can be wirelessly enjoyed on the Alpine system. If you do not want to use Apple CarPlay or you own an iPhone 4 / 4S for example, you can still connect it and use the Alpine audio player to enjoy all your music in your car and charge your phone. The Alpine system is connected to your steering wheel control buttons. This means you do not lose this convenient feature when upgrading to Alpine and you will have full control over volume, phone, audio track forward/backward and many other commands. You can even activate Siri voice control if you have an iPhone connected to the system – right from your steering wheel. Alpine offers a wide variety of rear and front drive assist cameras. You can choose from simple reversing cameras with distance guides up to 180-degree cameras with corner-view technology to assist you in many driving situation.

 

Online Navigation with Apple CarPlay

Online Navigation with Android Auto

Direct Online Navigation Access

GPS and Glonass Compatible

When you’re driving, Maps helps you find the way to your destination with turn-by-turn spoken directions and new, easier-to-read visuals. When a turn is coming up, the view zooms in to show you exactly where to go. Along the way, large signs and arrows guide you in the right direction and let you know how long it’s going to take to get there. Looking for a gas station, restaurant, or coffee shop along your route? New buttons on the navigation screen help you quickly find the closest places and estimate how much time the detour will add to your trip. If you push the navigation hard-key on your Alpine unit, you active Apple CarPlay navigation without going through many menu points. Let Google Maps lead the way. It’s easy to get where you’re going with free voice-guided navigation, live traffic information, lane guidance, and more. Whether on your phone screen or on your car display, Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With larger touch targets, a simplified interface, and easy-to-use voice actions, it's designed to minimize distraction so you can stay focused on the road. The iLX-702E46 works seamlessly with Android Auto and Google maps. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay can even access the included Alpine navigation antenna for highest positioning accuracy. TheAlpine  iLX-702E46 has a dedicated navigation button on the right key area. When pushed, the Alpine system automatically opens the navigation app of the phone connected - this works both with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. More satellites equal higher navigation accuracy and a faster positioning fix. This Alpine product is compatible with GPS satellite signals and can also receive positioning data from Glonass satellites. This brings big advantages especially in an urban environment with many tall buildings and when driving next to high mountains. When using navigation with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto you can also benefit from this new improved compatibility.

 

Professional Equalisation

The Alpine iLX-702E46 offers extensive sound adjustment options to get the best out of your BMW sound system and to adjust the sound to your taste and preferences. The built-in Dual 9-band Parametric EQ allows separate adjustment for the front and rear channels with professional detail.

Sound Pre-sets

Fader and Balance

Digital X-Over

Digital Time Correction

10 pre-defined EQ settings allow for fast changing to different sound modes, such as Rock, Pop and Jazz. You can simply use the touch screen to drag the crosshair to the desired location on the car interior image to make fader and balance adjustments. The digital crossover allows you to adjust cut-off frequencies for your speakers. This ensures a matching sound signal that can be accepted by your speakers without distortion. Time Correction allows you to virtually adjust the distance of each speaker by delaying the signals of speakers closest to you. This gives the impression of listening from a central position.

 

This Perfect Fit Solution has been made to suit the following vehicles^:

Badge Year
E46 1998-2006

 

Please note: Different vehicle specifications may require extra parts or may not be compatible with INE-W997E46. Please discuss appropriate requirements with one of our team members.

^The above table is only an indication of the vehicles that the kit may be installed into and is subject to change without notice. Please seek the advice of one of our team members before purchasing any perfect fit solutions to ensure your vehicle is compatible for installation.

Alpine iLX-702E46 - FEATURES

Tuner

  • Memory Pre-sets (FM: 24 / MW: 6 / LW: 6)
  • Memory: Auto Memory
  • Seek Mode: Local / DX Selection

RDS

  • RDS Functions: PI, PS, AF, TA, TP, PTY, NEWS, RADIO TEXT

DAB Tuner

  • DAB+ Tuner Built-in
  • DAB+/DMB Supported
  • DAB+ Slideshow Service
  • DLS (Dynamic Label Service)
  • DAB Service Following
  • RDS Fallback (where available)
  • Service Pre-set: 18 Pre-set Memory
  • Auto Ensemble/Service Memory
  • Service Search Function
  • PTY Search Function
  • Alphabet Search Function
  • Antenna Power Supply Selection

BLUETOOTH®

  • Built-in BLUETOOTH® Module
  • Wide Band Speech Technology
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile) Compatible
  • Streaming Music: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Compatible
  • Streaming Music Control: AVRCP (Audio / Video Remote Control Profile) Ver.1.5 Compatible
  • Advanced BLUETOOTH® Technology
  • Connection: SSP (Simple Secure Pairing) Supported
  • Individual Profile Connection Hands Free Phone and Music Streaming
  • Phone Book: Phone Book Synchronization
  • Speed Dial: 4 Pre-set Memory (per phone)
  • Multiple Phone Number Registration: 5 Phone Numbers can be stored for one name
  • Device Name Display
  • Auto Answer
  • Call History Display: Outgoing Calls / Incoming Calls / Missed Calls
  • Redial Function
  • Speech Volume Level Adjustment: Possible for Outgoing and Incoming Volume
  • DTMF (Touch-Tone) Function
  • Signal Strength Indicator
  • Battery Level Indicator
  • Menu Language Selection: 24 Languages
  • Firmware Updatable

Made for iPod® / iPhone®

  • Compatibility for iPod/iPhone: compatible with all models except 1st and 2nd generation iPhone
  • Connection: KCU-422i / KCU-471i Required (Sold separately)
  • Music Playback
  • Available Selections: Playlist / Artist / Album /Song / Podcast / Genre / Composer / Audiobook
  • Alphabet Search
  • Artwork Display
  • Direct Up / Down: Playlist / Artist / Album / Genre / Composer
  • M.I.X. (Shuffle) Play: Song, Albums, All
  • Repeat
  • Battery Charging

Connectivity

  • Works with Apple CarPlay (requires CarPlay enabled iPhone)
  • Works with Android Auto (Requires Android Auto enabled smartphone)

USB Media Connection

  • USB Connection: USB Extension Cable Included
  • Music Playback: FLAC/MP3/WMA/AAC compatible
  • Video Playback: MP4 compatible
  • File / Folder Name Search
  • Tag Info Search
  • Folder Up / Down
  • M.I.X. Random Play
  • Repeat

Sound Tuning

  • Bass Engine SQ
  • Bass Engine™ Pro
  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment
  • Subwoofer Phase Select
  • 2 V High Voltage PreOut
  • Equalizer: Flat, Pops, Rock, News, Jazz, Electrical Dance, Hip Hop, Easy Listening, Country, Classical
  • Dual HD EQ (9-band Parametric Equalizer front/rear)
  • 6 Channel Digital Time Correction
  • Digital Crossover Setting
  • Customized Sound Setting by Car Type
  • MediaXpander HD
  • Application Volume Level Setting
  • Sound Setting Data Download
  • Easy, Step-by-Step Sound Customization
  • Alpine TuneIt App ready

General

  • Power Output: 4 x 50 W High Power Amplifier
  • Advanced Power IC
  • Display: 7′′ Capacitive WVGA High Resolution Display
  • White LED Backlighting System
  • Control Type: Touch, Drag, Flick
  • My Favorites Function
  • Automatic Setting Change for 2 Users
  • High Grade Audiophile Design
  • PreOut: 3 PreOuts (2 V, Front / Rear / Subwoofer) KTX-PRE1 Required (Sold separately)
  • AUX-In: 1 A/V AUX Input
  • Steering Wheel Remote Control Function
  • Remote Control Included
  • Navigation Guidance Mix
  • Camera Connection & Built-in Controls for Multi-View Cameras
  • Camera Guide Line Adjustment
  • Rearview Camera Display Automatic Boot-up
  • Simple Mode & Info Mode Display Selection
  • Visual EQ
  • Live Contrast Adjustment
  • Menu Language: 24 Languages (for AV / Bluetooth)
  • Clock
  • Auto Dimmer
  • Anti-theft security code
  • Firmware Updatable
  • Power Antenna Lead
  • Remote Turn-On
  • HDMI Input (Alpine HDMI cable required)
  • Engine Start-Stop unaffected
  • CAN Connection Interface Included with quadlock and 17 way round pin harness adapter
  • For cars with Harman Kardon sound system, an additional 3rd party interface adapter is required.
  • Ready for optional DVD Player DVE-5300
  • HDMI splitter I/F (KCX-630HD) ready
  • Multi camera I/F (KCX-C250MC) ready

Installation

  • Includes installation brackets, wiring harness and CAN bus interface for complete installation.

Alpine iLX-702E46 - SPECIFICATIONS

Screen

  • Screen Size: 7 inch Capacitive WVGA
  • LCD Type: Transparent Type TN LCD
  • Operation System: TFT Active Matrix
  • Number of Picture Elements: 1,152,000 pixels (800 x 3 x 480)
  • Illumination System: White LED Backlighting
  • Effective Number of Picture Elements: 99.99%
  • Colour System: NTSC, PAL

Max Power Output Ratings

  • Max Power Output: 4 x 50 W

FM Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity: 8.1 dBf (0.7 µV / 75 ohms)
  • 50dB Quieting Sensitivity: 12 dBf (1.1 µV / 75 ohms)
  • Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB
  • Stereo Separation: 35 dB
  • Capture Ratio: 2 dB

MW Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 531 - 1,602 kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 25.1 µV / 28 dBf

LW Tuner

  • Tuning Range: 153 - 281 kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 31.6 µV / 30 dBf

USB

  • USB Requirements: USB 2.0
  • Max. Power Consumption: 1,500 mA (CDP Support)
  • USB Class: Mass Storage Class, Play From Device
  • File System: FAT 16/32
  • MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3
  • WMA Decoding: Windows Media™ Audio
  • AAC Decoding: ACC-LC format ′′.m4a′′ file
  • Flac Decoding
  • USB Video playback (AVI/MP4/MKV file with H.264 Video and MP3/AAC Audio)
  • Number of Channels: 2-Channel (Stereo)
  • Frequency Response: 5 - 20k Hz ±1 dB *Frequency Response may differ depending on the encoder software/bit rate
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (at 1kHz): 0.008%
  • Dynamic Range(at 1kHz): 95 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 100 dB
  • Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 85 dB

GPS / Glonass

  • GPS / Glonass compatible navigation antenna included

BLUETOOTH®

  • BLUETOOTH® Version: Bluetooth V3.0+EDR
  • Output Power: +4 dBm Max. (Power class 2)
  • HFP: HFP (Hands Free Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HSP (Head Set Profile)
  • A2DP: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP: AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Profile)

Sound Tuning

  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment: 0 to +15
  • Subwoofer Phase Setting: 0° or 180°
  • BASS ENGINE SQ: 5Mode, Level 0 to +6
  • High Pass Filter: 20 / 25 / 31.5 / 40 / 50 / 63 / 80 / 100 / 125 / 160 / 200 Hz
  • High Pass Filter (Slope): Off / -6 / -12 / -18 / -24 dB/oct.
  • High Pass Filter (Gain): -12 to 0 dB
  • Low Pass Filter: 20 / 25 / 31.5 / 40 / 50 / 63 / 80 / 100 / 125 / 160 / 200 Hz
  • Low Pass Filter (Slope): Off / -6 / -12 / -18 / -24 dB/oct.
  • Low Pass Filter (Gain): -12 to 0 dB
  • Time Correction: 0.0 - 9.9ms (0.1ms step)
  • Dual HD EQ Front + Rear
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 1): 20 - 100 Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 2): 63 - 315 Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 3): 125 - 500 Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 4): 250 - 1k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 5): 500 - 2k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 6): 1k - 4k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 7): 2k - 7.2k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 8): 5.8k - 12k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Band 9): 9k - 20k Hz
  • Parametric Equalizer (Gain): -14 to +14
  • Application Volume Level Setting: -14 to +14

HDMI Section

  • Input Format 720p/480p/VGA
  • Output Format 480p

General

  • Power Requirement: 14.4 V. DC (11-16V allowable)
  • Pre Output Voltage (Before Clipping): 2 V / 10k ohms
  • Maximum Mounting Angle: 30°

Dimensions

Alpine iLX-702E46: Fits for BMW 3-series E46

  • Din Size: 1DIN chassis and 7” Capacitive Touch Screen
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178 x 50 x 164 mm

Compatible Cars

Maker Model Year
BMW 3-series E46 1998 - 2007
 
 
 

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