Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 for VE Series-1 Commodore

  • 9” 720p HD Capacitive Touch Screen
  • High-Res Audio Receiver with
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay / Wireless Android Auto
  • HDMI / USB 
  • Dual Camera
  • Bluetooth handsfree and music streaming
  • Hi-Res Audio Wireless LDAC  
  • DAB+

Suitable for VE Commodore Series-1 (2006-2010)




Alpine VES1G3-F509A


Sporting luxury design exclusively engineered for your VE Commodore Series-1

Elevate your driving experience to a new level with Alpine’s premium 9’’ multimedia infotainment luxury solution, exclusively designed and engineered for VE Commodore Series-1.

Housing a stunning ultra-high-quality WXGA centrepiece display with Hi-Res Audio specifications and advanced wireless connectivity, the Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 brings a premium feel and aesthetic upgrade to the interior while offering the latest technology, entertainment and convenience.

Experience ultimate visual entertainment like never before through the WXGA 9″ high-resolution display with 2.7 million pixel elements. The Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 showcases razor-sharp images and incredible colour vibrancy to the dashboard, displaying HDMI sources or USB video in stunning high-definition.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

Equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an endless array of smartphone features and entertainment is available on the dashboard. Get directions, make calls, send and receive messages and listen to high-resolution streaming music — commanding it all via the display or voice control.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

Enjoy all your favourite audio with a limitless amount of options such as music apps including Spotify, Vox, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Podcasts and even DAB+ digital radio providing a wide range of digital-only radio stations.

Experience superb audio fidelity with Hi-Res Audio and LDAC wireless technology — play high-resolution audio tracks via USB, or music streaming services via smartphone, ensuring the music is reproduced with clarity and authenticity as the artist intended.

For a detailed list of apps that have been CarPlay approved by Apple, head over to their website here:

The 7-Inch Dynamic Drive Assist capacitive display elevates your vehicle interface, giving you a smartphone-like and intuitive command of climate settings. Even more thrilling, the sports display mode, provides real-time vehicle information such as speed, tachometer, gear shift, brake and acceleration, oil temperature, voltage and much more, there is even a stopwatch letting you capture acceleration and lap times when you're out on the track. Making parking easier than ever, the 7″ display shows a visual representation of factory-installed park sensors when engaged, plus you can add an optional Alpine front and rear camera system to the Halo9 9-Inch display.

Alpine iLX-F309E Apple CarPlay

Alpine iLX-F309E Android Auto

Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay brings your apps to life all through the display. Listen to your favourite music apps such as Spotify or Tidal, plus make calls, get directions with maps, receive messages, and see your calendar all while using the display or voice control.

Android Auto

The convenience of Android Auto lets you bring the ever-expanding apps into the dash of your car. From either the display or voice commands you can make calls, send and receive messages, play music apps, or set a destination via Google Maps or Waze.

Alpine VES1G3-F309E

Alpine VES1G3-F309E

Engineered for Alpine Halo9

Alpine has engineered the VE Series-1 solution specifically and exclusively for Halo9. Ergonomics and aesthetic integration are paramount, the angle and positioning of the display are perfectly set for ease of use and pinpointed into the dashboard for a superior ‘OE style’ upgrade to your vehicle. Moreover, the matt black fascia and 7-Inch Dynamic Drive-Assist display modernise your vehicle dashboard and interior.

Precision Installation 

The precision installation parts included are; a 7-Inch Dynamic Drive Display, Fascia, Brackets, Direct Wiring Harness, Fakra Connection, and Factory Steering Wheel Controls connected via CAN/UART. The installation kit is engineered specifically for Alpine Halo9 only. For vehicles equipped with a factory reverse camera can be integrated with the Halo9, but will require optional parts and dealer installation.

Dual and Single Zone Climate Control

From a 7″ capacitive display, you can intuitively adjust the climate settings by gliding your finger or by touching a specific point on either the temperature or fan speed dials. Dual-zone vehicles can set dual-zone temperatures. Single zone vehicles remain single zone, however, are upgraded to automatic digital climate control. The display also shows external temp, battery voltage, and percentage gauges.

Sports Display Mode

By touching the sports mode icon, the display turns into a dynamic driver info centrepiece displaying real-time tachometer, speed, acceleration and braking, steering angle, battery voltage, and selectable battery percentage or oil temperature gauge, all while showing the climate temperature settings. The sports display provides quick access to the vehicle info page and the chronograph stopwatch.

Ventilation Select Mode

When in climate mode, simply touch the centre dashboard and the display animates to enter the ventilation mode, by touching the dashboard area you can toggle on/off and through the ventilation modes. Additionally, by touching the icons you can select demister and air recirculation on/off. When you’re done, the display automatically animates back to the climate mode.

Gear Shift Display

In sports display mode, for automatic transmission vehicles, the gear shift is displayed, momentarily showing the sequential gear the vehicle is shifting to, as well as selected gear modes such as reverse, park, neutral, drive and sports. For manual vehicles the gear shift display is not available, however, the clutch engaged is displayed and the green shift light indicator becomes lit when an optimal gear shift up is recommended.

Park Sensor Display

If your vehicle is equipped with factory front and rear park sensors the 7-Inch Dynamic Drive-Assist display automatically shows the parking sensor visual graphic when the reverse is engaged. The vehicle's top view is displayed and a visual warning indicates objects in close varying proximity to the vehicle in tandem with the audible caution chimes.

Hazard Hard Key

In the event of an emergency or alert situation, the ‘Hazard’ hard key icon can be selected, when activated the GUI flashes on the display along with the vehicle blinkers. The Hazard hard key system is constantly awake and operational, even if the climate system is turned off the Hazard system can be engaged at any time.

HSV Vehicle Identification

Ideal for HSV owners, you can view crucial vehicle data such as the VIN number, year of manufacture, engine and factory power specification, and build and plant. Your specific HSV model can be also set and displayed, selecting from Clubsport, Senator, or GTS.

Automatic Vehicle Identification

The Dynamic Drive Assist system automatically identifies your vehicle. This mode displays crucial vehicle data such as the VIN number, vehicle image and body type, year of manufacture, engine and factory power specification, as well as build plant.

Automatic Climate Zone Detection ( detects both single and dual so no need to order specific )

Animated Touch User Interface

Climate Control Upgrade for A/C Vehicles! Upgrades basic single zone (Series 1, single-zone only) from A/C to Climate Control* ! *Temperature sensor provided for installation.

Changeable HVAC interface colour schemes -3 Pre-set UI Colours + Custom colour wheel for infinite options.

Vehicle Build Info, model, variation, VIN, engine details etc

Vehicle Health Info

  • Series 1: Battery (%), Battery (V), Oil Pressure
  • Series 2: Battery (%), Battery (V)

Dynamic Sports Display

  • Speed (KM/H)
  • RPM
  • Gear Status (AT only)
  • Clutch Dial (MT only)
  • Steering Angle
  • Oil Temperature (Series 1 only)
  • Acceleration (%)
  • Brake (%)
  • Lap Timer with split time function
  • Shift Light

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

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 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 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 ensure your actual vehicle position has pinpoint 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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

Hi-Res Audio Certified with USB and Wireless Connectivity

Audiophiles and music fans can now enjoy a true high-fidelity audio experience with the astonishing detail and musical beauty of Hi-Res Audio. The Alpine iLX-F509A supports up to 192kHz/24Bit FLAC/WAV and APE high-resolution audio files with their intended playback specification of 96kHz/24Bit.

This means, you no longer do you have to compromise your listening experience lost in highly-compressed traditional audio formats, in Hi-Res your music now comes alive with stunning clarity and every nuance is revealed, just as the artist intended. When playing Hi-Res Audio files the Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 will display the Hi-Res icon and file bit rate.

Even more impressive, equipped with Hi-Res Audio Wireless and LDAC technology, you can connect your smartphone via USB or wirelessly and use Hi-Res Audio streaming services or apps bringing a virtually limitless music library with the purest sound right inside your car.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9


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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

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 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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

Built-in Class-D Amplifier

An industry world first, the Alpine iLX-F509A 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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 DAB+

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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 Bluetooth

External Control Knob (RUE-BK01A sold separately)

The Alpine RUE-BK01A external control knob (sold separately) connects wirelessly to the Alpine iLX-F509A and can be installed on either side of the display for added convenience. Alternatively, you can place the control knob anywhere else within the vehicle and for custom installation professionals the mounting possibilities are virtually endless. Rotation of the knob controls the unit volume output, while a push of the knob will cycle through your vehicle's safety cameras on screen.

Alpine iLX-F509A Advanced DSP

Alpine iLX-F509A Advanced DSP

Advanced Sound Tuning

Alpine's 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.

iLX-F509A Halo9 HDMI

HDMI Connectivity 

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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9

Built-In Bluetooth 

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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 USB

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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 DAB+

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 DAB+

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.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 CAN-UART

CAN-UART Compatibility

CAN-UART capability provides a connection to a vehicle-specific interface for the display of climate information, park-assist and steering wheel controls.

In addition, system information can be sent to vehicle sub-displays. Check with your Alpine Dealer for compatible vehicles and interfaces.

Alpine iLX-F509A Halo9 Multi Camera in-puts

Multi-Camera Input (2 + 1)

The Alpine iLX-F509A provides the opportunity to add reverse and either front or side cameras directly to the unit itself. You can toggle between these cameras directly from the camera screen, allowing a wide view of any potential obstacles around your vehicle.

Alpine iLX-F511A Halo11

All new GUI

Designed to provide a user-friendly in-car experience to enhance your driving experience.

Alpine premium solutions are the ultimate upgrade for VE Commodore Series-2 and Series-1

Halo9 for VE Series-2 Commodore SSV / SS / SV6 

Exclusive design and in true Alpine Style your VE Commodore Series-2 interior is instantly modernised with a huge 9″ display packed with all the latest technology such as Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Plus, the impressive 7″ capacitive display gives you control of climate settings and a sports mode for driver information.  

Halo9 for VE Series-2 Commodore Calais / Berlina / Omega 

Alpine brings luxury and sophistication to your VE Series-2. Exclusively styled for Calais, Berlina, or Omega your dashboard is elevated to a 9″ display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 7″ capacitive display provides climate adjustment and real-time vehicle information, plus the GUI colour is RGB customisable.

Halo9 for VE Series-1 Commodore and HSV

Alpine’s VE Series-1 solution is the ultimate upgrade, with its exclusive design fascia the 9″ floating display nests close to the dashboard for a seamless look. Equipped with Carplay and Android Auto brings the latest tech, all while the 7″ capacitive display gives you climate control and sports info for dynamic driving and track days.  

7″ for VE Series-1 Commodore and HSV

Alpine’s 7″ display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto brings the latest tech to your dashboard while retaining a centre stack factory look composed with a stylish and premium upgrade. Alpine’s 7″ capacitive sub-display provides climate control with auto climate upgrade for single-zone vehicles and sports mode for the vehicle info.


User-adjustable Display

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.


1-DIN Blanking Plates for 2-DIN Installation (Optional)

The KAE-1DT and KAE-1DB (optional) blanking plates make 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.

1-DIN Blanking Plate Fitment (Optional)

The KAE-1DT and KAE-1DB are securely fitted to either the top or bottom of the iLX-F509A 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 the installation of the blanking plate is simple and robust.

Bring exceptionally good sound quality into your vehicle: the Alpine Halo09 is the world’s first Head Unit featuring a built-in Class-D amplifier and has a wide array of professional sound tuning functions, such as 2-way X-overs, a Parametric EQ, digital time correction, and much more.

The new ingenious Alpine Halo9 has a 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.
The undeniable king of technology in this age CarPlay and Android Auto provide a user-friendly in-car infotainment system operating while you are on the road. Moreover, it lets you easily access the smartphone features you love with voice control features.



Radio / DAB Tuner

  • Preset Stations (FM: 3×12 / DAB: 3×12 / AM: 2×12)
  • Memory: Auto Memory
  • Seek Mode: Local, DX, Pre-Set, Service
  • RDS Functions: PI, PS, AF, TA, TP, PTY, NEWS, RADIO TEXT
  • DAB+/DMB Supported
  • DAB+ Slideshow Service
  • DLS (Dynamic Label Service)
  • DAB Service Following
  • RDS Fallback (where available)
  • Auto Ensemble/Service Memory
  • Service Search Function
  • PTY Search Function
  • Alphabet Search Function


  • Built-in BLUETOOTH® Module V4.2
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile) Compatible
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Compatible
  • AVRCP (Audio / Video Remote Control Profile) Ver.1.5 Compatible
  • Phone Book Synchronisation
  • Speed Dial: 4 Preset Memory (per phone)
  • Call History Display: Outgoing Calls / Incoming Calls / Missed Calls
  • Redial Function
  • Speech Volume Level Adjustment: (Outgoing and Incoming)
  • 24 Menu Languages
  • Microphone Included

Works with iPhone®

  • Compatible with iPhones featuring a lightning connector
  • Various search functions and Album Artwork Display
  • Battery Charging


  • Works with Apple CarPlay wirelessly (requires CarPlay-enabled iPhone)
  • Works with Android Auto wirelessly (requires Android Auto-enabled handset)   **Not all handsets are supported and may require a wired connection.

Navigation Function

  • Online navigation capability with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-compatible navigation apps
  • Includes GPS / Glonass-enabled navigation antenna

USB Media Connection

  • 2x USB cable included
  • USB port 1: data port / USB port 2: charging port
  • Music Playback: FLAC, MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, APE compatible
  • Video Playback: MP4, MOV, FLV, MKV compatible
  • Supported Video Coding: MPEG-4/H.264 (MPEG-4/AVC)/MPEG-1/MPEG-2
  • Various search functions included

Sound Tuning

  • Bass Engine SQ and Bass Engine PRO sound tuning
  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment
  • 4 V PreOut
  • 10 Equalizer PreSets
  • 13-Channel Parametric EQ x4 audio channels + 4-channel for subwoofer
  • 6-Channel Digital Time Correction
  • 2-way Digital Crossover
  • Independent Source Volume Level Setting


  • 4x 50 Watts Class-D High Power Amplifier
  • 9-inch Capacitive Touch-Screen WXGA Display (1280 x 720p)
  • Display angle adjustable after installation
  • 3 PreOuts (4 V, Front / Rear / Subwoofer)
  • 1 A/V AUX Input (3.5 mm micro jack)
  • 1 HDMI input / 1 HDMI output
  • 2 USB Ports (1x USB data port / 1x USB charging)
  • Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready
  • Vehicle Display Interface Ready (UART connection)
  • Remote Control Ready
  • 2x Camera Connection (Camera Direct connector) Note: does not support KCX-C250MC camera switch box
  • Camera Distance Guides (adjustable)
  • Live Contrast Adjustment
  • Menu Language: 24 Languages
  • Auto Dimmer
  • Anti-theft security code
  • Engine Start-Stop unaffected
  • 3-Year Warranty when installed by Authorised Alpine Dealer


  • Power Requirement – 14.4V DC (11-16V allowable)
  • Operating Temperature – -20°C to +60°C
  • Power Output – 50W x 4
  • Maximum Current Consumption – 15A

Audio Output Level

  • Preout (Front, Rear): 4V/10k ohms (max.)
  • Preout (Subwoofer): 4V/10k ohms (max.)


  • 2.3kg


  • Screen Size: 9-inch Laminated WXGA
  • LCD Type: Transparent Type TN LCD
  • Operation System: TFT Active Matrix
  • Number of Picture Elements: 2,764,800 pixels (1280 x 720 x 3)
  • Illumination System: White LED Backlighting
  • Effective Number of Picture Elements: 99.99%
  • Colour System: NTSC, PAL

FM Tuner

  • Tuning Range –   87.5 -105MHz
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity –   8.1 dBf (0.7μV/75 ohms)
  • 50dB Quieting Sensitivity –   12dBf (1.1μV/75 ohms)
  • Alternate Channel Selectivity –  80dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio –  65dB
  • Stereo Separation –  35dB

AM Tuner

  • Tuning Range –   531-1701 kHz
  • Usable Sensitivity –  25.1μV/28 dBf

DAB Tuner

  • Tuning Range –   174 – 240 MHz
  • Usable Sensitivity –   -100dBm
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio – 90dB

USB (1)

  • USB Requirements: USB 2.0
  • Max. Power Consumption: 2,400 mA (CDP Support)
  • USB Class: Mass Storage Class, Play From Device
  • File System: FAT 16/32, exFAT
  • MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3
  • WMA Decoding: Windows Media™ Audio
  • AAC Decoding: ACC-LC format ′′.m4a′′ file
  • FLAC Decoding
  • Number of Channels: 2-Channel (Stereo)
  • Frequency Response: 5 – 40k Hz ±1 dB *Frequency Response may differ depending on the encoder software/bit rate
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (at 1kHz): 0.005%
  • Dynamic-range(at 1kHz): 95 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 95 dB
  • Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 90 dB

USB (2)

  • USB Class: Charge Only
  • Max. Power Consumption: 1,500 mA (CDP Support)


  • BLUETOOTH® Version: Bluetooth V4.2 (2,402 – 2,480 MHz)
  • Output Power: +4 dBm/2.51 mW Ave. (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)

HDMI Section

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


  • Reception Frequency 1575.42 +/- 1.023 MHz
  • Reception Sensitivity (Search) -136dB max.


Frequency Ranges

  • IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz)
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac (5 GHz)


  • 1 -13 ch (2.4 GHz)
  • 149 – 165 ch (5GHz)

Security Protocols



  • Din Size: 1DIN chassis and 9” Capacitive Touch Screen
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178 x 50 x 149.6mm
  • Display Size (W x H x D) mm: 232.5 x 151.1 x 54.7

Suitable for VE Commodore Series-1 (2006-2010)


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