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Head Units


Marine CD Receiver MP3/WMA/AAC USB/iPod/iPhone/Dual Zone


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The CDA-118M meets rigorous UV/salt/fog standards and is fully IPx5 waterproof, making it the best way to enjoy your music on the water.

With ease, play and control a wide range of sources from iPod, iPhone, MP3/WMA/AAC music stored on CD or USB Media.

You can deck out a dual zone system having control over one zone with front/rear/sub preouts, and a second zone with 2 preouts, or all simultaneously, using the dedicated volume zone control button. Plus as optional extras, it’s ready for Bluetooth with the KCE-250BT and remarkable IMPRINT sound with the PXA-H100M.

IPx5 Water Resistant
Ingress protection rating test that consists of high pressure water spray and moisture

USB for iPod or iPhone and MP3/WMA/AAC
The USB connection provides seamless access and playback of your audio content stored on your iPod® or iPhone®. It also lets you enjoy the convenient playback of MP3/WMA/AAC audio files stored on USB media devices such as memory sticks and portable hard disc drives. What’s more, Alpine’s quick search function provides easy file and folder search, as well as alphabetical ordering and DRM10 (Digital Rights Management)* compatibility.

ATSM B117 Salt/Fog
Climate emulation test that consists of exposure to salt water, humidity and high temperature

ATSM G154/D4329 UV
High intensity accelerated weathering test that involves 500 hours of cyclic exposure to high temperature, water mist, humidity and intense UV.

Lot’s of music? Find it fast! With Alpine’s exclusive Quick-Search technology, you’ll be able to find what you want, the quickest and easiest way possible. With so many ways to listen to thousands of songs, now you can get super-fast access to your iPod, compressed music folders and song files, radio stations, CD changer or DVD changer. No interruptions while you search, just let the music play.

Rear USB for iPhone/iPod
Connect your iPhone/iPod using rear USB input, the included USB cable can be conveniently located to the centre console or glove compartment for easy access and connection to your device.

USB Cable Included
A USB extension cable is included to route the connector to a convenient location such as the glove box or centre console.

Remote Control Ready
With the optional infrared (IR) remote control, enjoy the convenience of effortlessly commanding basic functions of the Alpine head unit wirelessly.

Steering Wheel Remote Ready
Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready. Replace the factory-installed head unit without loss of this convenient option. Alpine head units that are steering wheel remote control ready allow you to control your head unit right from your factory installed steering wheel controls using an Alpine Steering Wheel adapter. Ask your Alpine Dealer for the solution to suit your vehicle.


  • IPx5 Water Resistant
  • MP3/WMA/AAC Playback
  • Works with iPod/iPhone
  • 50W x 4 High Power Amp
  • 24-Bit DAC
  • Dual Zone Volume Control
  • IMPRINT Ready with optional PXA-H100M
  • Parrot Bluetooth Ready with optional KCE-250BT
  • Compatible with MC-10 Commander
  • 1.8 DIN Facia / 1 DIN Chassis
  • ATSM B117 Salt/Fog
  • ATSM G154/D4329 UV


FM Tuner Section

  • Tuning Range: 87.7-107.9 MHz (MODE1), 87.50-108.00 MHz (MODE2)
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity: 9.3 dBf (0.8 V/75 ohms)
  • 50 dB Quieting Sensitivity: 13.5 dBf (1.3 V/75 ohms)
  • Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB
  • Stereo Seperation: 35 dB
  • Capture Ratio: 2.0 dB


AM Tuner Section

  • Tuning Range: 530-1,710 kHz (MODE1), 531-1,602 kHz (MODE 2)
  • Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 22.5 V/27 dB


CD Player Section

  • Frequency Response: 5-20,000 Hz (+-1 dB)
  • Wow & Flutter (% WRMS): Below measurable limits
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.008% (at 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 95 dB (at 1 kHz)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 105 dB
  • Channel Separation: 85 dB (at 1 kHz)


USB Section

  • USB Requirements: USB 1.1/2.0
  • Max. Power Consumption: 500mA
  • USB Class: Mass Storage
  • File System: FAT 12/16/32
  • MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3
  • WMA Decoding: Windows MediaTM Audio
  • AAC Decoding: AAC-LC format “.m4a” file
  • Number of Channels: 2-Channel (Stereo)
  • Frequency Response*: 5-20,000 Hz (+/-1 dB)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.008% (at 1 kHz)
  • Dynamic Range: 95 dB (at 1 kHz)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >105 dB
  • Channel Separation: 85 dB (at 1 kHz)
    *Frequency response may differ depending on the encoder software/bit rate.



  • Wave Length: 795 nm
  • Laser Power: CLASS I



  • Power Requirement: 14.4 V DC (11-16 V allowable)
  • Power Output: 18 W RMS x 4*
  • *Primary amplifier ratings per CEA-2006 Standard
  • Power Output: measured at 4 Ohms and < 1% THD+N
  • S/N: 80 dBA (reference: 1W into 4 Ohms)
  • Maximum Pre-output Voltage: 2 V/10 k ohms
  • Bass: +/-14 dB at 100 Hz
  • Treble: +/-14 dB at 10 kHz
  • Weight: 2.0 kg (4lbs. 6oz)


Chassis Size

  • Width: 181.5 mm (7-3/16″)
  • Height: 51.5 mm (2-1/16″)
  • Depth: 187 mm (7-3/8″)


Nosepiece Size

  • Width: 200 mm (7-7/8″)
  • Height: 92.5 mm (3-5/8″)
  • Depth: 50mm (2″)
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