Alpine BT50-AHU-407A Apple CarPlay/Android Auto System

Bring your mobile office up to date with smartphone connectivity.

Mazda BT-50 - Alpine iLX-407A Apple CarPlay/Android Auto System Upgrade.

Suitable for 2015-2019 (Non-Navigation) models

SKU: BT50-AHU-407A



Mazda BT-50 - Alpine iLX-407A solution 

Apple CarPlay/Android Auto/DAB+ Receiver System.

The Mazda BT-50 has become the ideal mobile office during the week and all-around Australian 4WD on the weekends.

The Team at Sound Garage can make it smarter and more functional for both applications.

Alpine has developed a range of Perfect Fit solutions to function with the BT-50 specifically. The Alpine ILX-407A is designed to provide the ultimate experience for smartphone users. All while unleashing an array of audio visual and connectivity capabilities in an ultra-compact 2.4” deep chassis.

With its stunning display and smartphone like gesture control. You can command the system with ease and customise the screen to exactly the way you want it. By using drag and drop motions you can move over 29 available widgets, change the GUI colour and even add your own wallpaper.

Steering Wheel Controls

Have control of the factory steering wheel audio controls in your vehicle. As well as answer and hang up with Alpine’s built in Bluetooth connectivity.

Reverse Camera Retention

The rear view camera automatically engages when reversing and also mutes audio. Manoeuvre your vehicle safely with full concentration.

HDMI & USB Input Panel

Designed to suit BT-50 vehicles, this input panel makes connecting HDMI & USB easier than ever! Watch content from a number of devices on your high-resolution screen.

Entertainment and connectivity are virtually endless with DAB+ digital radio, USB music and video, HDMI and Dual Camera input. Bring all of your favourite smartphone music and navigation apps to the dashboard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Moreover, expert tuning and sound quality are available. With digital time correction, 10 audio pre-sets, 5-band graphic EQ, 24Bit DAC and 4Volt pre-outs.

The Alpine iLX-407A is a remarkable display centre piece rivalling features and performance beyond its modest price point.

Enjoy Seamless Smartphone Connectivity

Bring all your music with you on your smartphone or stream music through Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music or other online platforms. Do you love to navigate using Google Maps, Waze, Apple Maps or other amazing Navi apps?

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The Alpine iLX-407A “Works with Apple CarPlay” and lets iPhone users make and receive calls, access text messages, play music. Plus get directions in a way that allows them to stay focused on the road. Apple CarPlay is accessed through the capacitive touch screen or the mic button to activate Siri voice control. Compatible with iPhone 5 and later (iPhone must be connected via an Apple lightning cable).



The Alpine iLX-407A includes Android Auto and works with the Google Assistant. (Requires both a USB cable and Bluetooth® connection; requires an Android™ phone running 5.0 [Lollipop] or higher and the Android Auto app). To access the Google Assistant on Android Auto, say "OK Google" or select the mic button. Google Assistant in Android Auto allows users to play their favourite music. Plus get driving directions to their destination, interact with smart home devices and reply to text messages. All hands free!

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Smartphone Navigation

Use your Alpine iLX-407A with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto-compatible navigation apps to get you to your next adventure. There are many excellent navigation apps available (such as Google Maps, Apple Maps, Waze, etc) that also include live-traffic information and advanced search functions.


Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allow the user to effortlessly command directions through voice control, allowing you to get from A to B with an accurate arrival time and turn-by-turn instructions. Plus, make a booking or call ahead with the location contact feature.


Available when using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Waze app provides a unique navigation experience offering alternative routes to save you time. Waze also provides real-time feeds reported by fellow Waze users to inform them of upcoming traffic, road hazards, camera alerts and police stops.

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Built-In DAB+ (Digital Radio Tuner)

The built-in DAB+ 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.


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 Google Play Music provides limitless entertainment to stream or download songs from a list of over 40 million ad-free tracks. Amazon Music, Google Play Music and Apple Music are paid subscriptions

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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. Furthermore, get unlimited skips, no ad interruptions and much more with the Spotify Premium paid subscription.



The VOX app for iPhone lets you play Hi-Res FLAC, ALAC, DSD, and PCM music files, as well as sync music and playlists from Spotify, browse and play streams from SoundCloud, plus access radio stations from around the world. With Apple CarPlay and the VOX app enjoy Hi-Res music and audiophile sound as the artist intended.

The VOX Premium paid subscription provides limitless space for your music and much more.

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While using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Tidal app lets you stream your favourite songs in high-quality audio. With over 60 million songs available to stream or download you have endless music options, plus you can stream guest playlists curated by the artists you love and listen to original playlists hand-picked by the Tidal experts. Tidal is a paid subscription.

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Customisable Interface

The Alpine iLX-407A is equipped with a customisable user interface allowing almost limitless screen configurations. Whether it’s listening to the radio or streaming music through Bluetooth, the widgets can be arranged in a way that best suits users' needs. Create up to 3 customised home screens by choosing from 29 widgets Clock, USB images, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, “Now Playing”, Sources, Camera, and Bluetooth functions—that can be easily dragged and dropped onto the page.


Measuring only 2.4” deep, the Alpine iLX-407 can fit into vehicles that don’t have a lot of space behind the dashboard. The shallow chassis is optimized to mount either the Alpine KTA-450 4-channel or Alpine KTA-200M Mono Power Pack Amplifiers (sold separately).
Alpine’s award-winning PowerStack™ design adds more power to your sound system while occupying the same depth as traditional 2-DIN radios.
This Power-Stack design even won a “Best of CES Award 2019”.

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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 7” display for virtually limitless entertainment. *Check iPhone HDMI compatibility for compatible devices.

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USB Connectivity

Enjoy music straight from your iPhone, iPod or memory drive in MP3/WMA/AAC and high-resolution WAV/FLAC files with amazing clarity. Furthermore, video in formats AVI/MP4/MPG/MOV/WMV can be viewed on the 7” display.

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Expansive Audio Tools

Get the most from your music by using the 5-band graphic equaliser and 6-channel time correction tool to personalise the sound the way you want it.

Want more power? Add additional amplifiers using the 3 sets of true 4V pre-amp outputs with subwoofer level control on the third set.

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More Entertainment Options

The Alpine iLX-407A is a mechless receiver (No CD/DVD mechanism) there is still plenty of entertainment options that will make every drive enjoyable.

  • DAB+ Receiver built-in
  • Rear USB Port
  • HDMI input (Compatible with optional Alpine DVE-5300 DVD player)
Note: No video playback is available while the vehicle is in motion

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Built-in Bluetooth

The built-in Bluetooth module allows the hands-free operation of your mobile phone while you drive. You can also stream music via Bluetooth to your Alpine iLX-407A and enjoy the sound through your car’s audio system.

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CAN-UART capability provides a connection to a vehicle-specific interface for the display of climate information, park assists and steering wheel controls. In addition, system information can be sent to vehicle sub-displays.


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High-Speed Smartphone Charging

Connect your smartphone via USB and charge your phone with high-speed charging technology. This ensures that your smartphone is rapidly charged while you drive and is ready to use when you exit your car.

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Shallow Installation Depth

The Alpine iLX-407A’s chassis is only 6 cm deep, allowing it to be installed even in vehicles with a 2DIN radio dock without full DIN size depth.

This makes this unit very versatile and easily upgradeable with the KTA-450 or KTA-200M power pack.

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Drive-Assist - Dual Camera in-puts

Add a reverse camera or connect your vehicle's OEM camera for added safety.

Dual camera inputs, allows you to add a front and rear camera system. Or even connect your caravan camera to the system.

The Alpine iLX-407A has a built-in on-screen rear view camera distance guide that helps eliminate blind spots

  • wired connection to the parking brake required to access settings, video display, and other features on this receiver. (the parking brake must be connected and set, released, and set again)
  • built-in internal amp (16 watts RMS CTA-2006 x 4 channels/50 watts peak)
  • compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)
  • Warranty: 3 years

For any product updates, please refer to the Alpine Australia website only. Visit for available updates.



  • 7-inch capacitive touch screen with swipe graphical user interface
  • DAB+ Digital Radio Tuner
  • AM / FM (RDS) Tuner
  • Preset Stations (FM: 2×6 / DAB: 3×6 / AM: 1×6)
  • Works with Apple CarPlay
  • Works with Android Auto
  • 5-Band Graphic EQ
  • 10 EQ Pre-Sets
  • Digital Crossover
  • 6-Chanel Digital Time Correction
  • Media Xpander
  • Independent Source Volume Level Setting
  • Built-in Bluetooth for audio streaming and hands-free operation
  • Included microphone
  • 1 A/V AUX Input (RCA)
  • 1 Video Output (RCA)
  • 2 RCA Camera Inputs (front and rear)
  • HDMI Input
  • 3 PreOuts (4 Volts)
  • KTA-450 and KTA-200M Power Pack Ready
  • Built-in Rear USB port
  • USB video, audio and photo playback
  • Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready
  • Remote Control Ready
  • Various vehicle-specific installation kits are available

*Climate control display is not supported for A/C models


  • Screen Size: 7 inch
  • LCD Type: Transparent Type TN LCD
  • Operation System: TFT active matrix
  • Number of Picture Elements: 1,152,000 pcs. (800 × 480 × 3 (RGB))
  • Effective Number of Picture Elements: 99% or more
  • Illumination System: LED


  • FM Tuning Range: 87.5 – 108.0 MHz
  • AM Tuning Range: 531 – 1,602 kHz
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB
  • DAB Tuning Range: 174.928 – 239.2 MHz
  • Usable Sensitivity: -92dBm
  • Signal to Noise Ratio Band III: 70dB


  • USB requirements: USB 2.0
  • Max. Power Consumption: 1,500 mA (CDP Support)
  • USB (Play From Device) / USB (Mass Storage Class)
  • File System: FAT16/32
  • Dynamic Range: 95 dB (at 1 kHz)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 100 dB
  • WAV / FLAC / MP3 / WMA / AAC Audio Playback (from USB)
  • MP4 / MOV / AVI / WMV / MPG Video Playback (from USB)
  • JPG / PNG / BMP Photo Playback (from USB)


  • Input Format: 720p/480p/VGA


  • Bluetooth Specification: Bluetooth V4.1
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)


  • Power Requirement: 14.4 V DC (11–16 V allowable)
  • Operating temperature: -20 degree Celsius to + 60 degree Celsius
  • Power Output: 4x 50 Watts
  • Weight: 1.0 kg


    • Width: 178 mm
    • Height: 100 mm
    • Depth: 60 mm

Due to continuous product improvement, specifications and designs are subject to change without notice.

The LCD panel is manufactured using extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques. Its effective pixel ratio is over 99.99%. This means that there is a possibility that 0.01% of the pixels could be either always ON or OFF.

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

Model Year
Mazda BT50 2015-2019 (Non-Navigation)

^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 our team members before purchasing any perfect-fit solutions to ensure your vehicle is compatible with the installation.


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