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 so you can 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?
The Alpine iLX-407A “Works with Apple CarPlay” and lets iPhone users make and receive calls, access text messages, play music, and 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 and is 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, get driving directions to their destination, interact with smart home devices and reply to text messages – hands-free.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 maybe 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
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