Exclusively designed for the BMW E46 Series, Alpine have re-engineered the iLX-705D to create the perfect solution, providing a new level of entertainment for this luxurious BMW.
The iLX-705D is equipped with an exquisite high-definition WXGA display, Hi-Res Audio with LDAC wireless technology, as well as industry-leading innovation to reproduce the most dynamic audio experience ever from a head unit.
Enjoy an incredible visual entertainment experience through the WXGA high-resolution display with 2.7 million individual pixel elements. The iLX-705D brings life-like images and colour vibrancy to the dashboard, displaying HDMI sources or USB video in stunning high-definition.
Wireless lets you get in and go with instant connectivity to Apple CarPlay. Without your smartphone ever leaving your pocket you can make calls, send and receive messages, stream high-resolution music, access maps and navigation apps—commanding it all via the display or voice control. Android Auto is also available via USB connection.
Enjoy superb audio fidelity with your favourite high-resolution audio tracks from USB, or streaming services and apps via a smartphone. The iLX-705D is fully complaint to Hi-Res Audio specifications, ensuring your music is reproduced with clarity and authenticity as the artist intended.
A world-first innovation, the iLX-705D is equipped with a powerful built-in Class-D amplifier to deliver the richness and acoustic crescendos of virtually any music style and live performances through any loudspeaker.
Making high-resolution sound sources even better, the built-in sound tuning allows you make easy one-touch audio adjustments to suit your preference. In the advanced tuning mode, you have vast array functions such as a 56-band parametric EQ, digital crossover and time-correction, letting you setup and tune the system like a pro.
The iLX-705D represents a new benchmark in the 7” multimedia head unit category by offering a unique collaboration of high-specification audio, visual and wireless connectivity, delivering unmatched performance and value.
Alpine’s incredible WXGA display has to be seen to be believed, colours are intensely vibrant and realistic, video motion is ultra-smooth and the image detail is razor sharp. Moreover, with its high-resolution display technology brightness and contrast is truly next level, so no matter the lighting conditions or viewing angle the display reveals incredible clarity and true-to-life colour. Alpine’s new WXGA high definition display is simply stunningly beautiful—bringing a cinematic experience right into your dashboard.
Apple CarPlay Wireless or USB
No wires, no fuss, just get in and drive with your iPhone wirelessly connected to use Apple CarPlay. Listen to your favourite music apps, make and receive calls or messages, use maps or navigation apps, all at your command via the display or voice control. If you need to charge-up then plug-in your iPhone via USB.
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 and 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 of turn-by-turn navigation and finding locations is a breeze via the display or using voice control.
Furthermore, with the built-in GPS/GLONASS circuit and antenna, as well as vehicle speed pulse sense connectivity ensures your actual vehicle position has pin-point 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.
Access the worlds 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.
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.
With TIDAL built-in, stream all your favourite artists wirelessly in incredible master-quality definition. Providing you exclusive access to high-profile music and original content–experience a more intimate connection with music creators through intuitive playlist curation and ability to save your favourite albums, tracks or playlists to the preset menu for quick access. Furthermore, MQA Studio playback ensures absolute audio authenticity, exactly to the artists original recording. Never before seen in car audio, TIDAL’s wireless Hi-Res audio streaming is a must for the modern audiophile.
Built-in Class-D Amplifier
An industry world first, the iLX-705D 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.
External Control Knob (RUE-BK01A sold separately)
The RUE-BK01A external control knob (sold separately) connects wirelessly to the iLX-705D via Bluetooth. The RUE-BK01A includes mounting hardware for installation to compatible Alpine Halo head units or securing to the dashboard by an installation technician. Alternatively, 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 vehicles safety cameras on screen.
Alpine 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.
The 2x 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.
DAB+ provides you with a range of quality digital only stations that you can search by station name and genres. DAB+ offers a variety of stations with music eras and types, as well as talkback stations. DAB+ displays station info and music metadata, offers clearer sound and improved reception, achieving a noise free, crystal clear radio listening experience.
Hi-Res Audio Certified with USB and Wireless Connectivity
Audiophile and music fans can now enjoy a true high-fidelity audio experience with the astonishing detail and musical beauty of Hi-Res Audio. The iLX-705D supports up to 192kHz/24Bit FLAC/WAV and APE high-resolution audio files with their intended playback specification of 96kHz/24Bit. This means, 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 revealed, just as the artist intended. When playing Hi-Res Audio files the iLX-705D 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.
CAN-UART capability provides connection to a vehicle specific interface for 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.