Alpine’s innovation continues with the unique design of the i905-LC08, delivering an innovation masterpiece created for the digital era. Housed within the premium OEM quality fascia is the all-new 9″ WXGA high definition display that showcases all your media in stunning contrast and clarity. The new keyset with centre glass keys are immediately identifiable as a signature Alpine product, and has a great tactile feel and feedback.
Equipped with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (USB), an endless array of entertainment and smartphone apps are available to use in your dashboard. Get directions with maps and navigation apps, send and receive messages, make calls and listen to music all without a cable in sight.
With TIDAL now built-in, soak in your favourite songs with a new level of fidelity and elevate your music streaming experience in wireless Hi-Res audio like you’ve never heard it before. For those with a large existing library of Hi-Res audio content that is also supported up to 96kHz 24bit.
A world-first innovation, the i905-LC08 equipped with a powerful built-in Class-D amplifier to deliver the richness and dynamics of your music for the most superior sound performance.
Moreover, with Alpine’s extensive sound tuning built-in you can apply simple one touch audio adjustments to make your cabin space sound brilliant, or for pro-level users and enthusiasts a host of advanced tuning functions are available.
Alpine’s i905-LC08 is the complete audiophile and lifestyle solution for all 200 Series enthusiasts—not only creating a dynamic interior appeal, but also delivering an incredible connectivity and multimedia experience with impeccable audio performance.
High-Definition Laminated Display
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 laminated 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.
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.
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.
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 i905-LC08 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 i905-LC08 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.
Built-in Class-D Amplifier
An industry world first, the i905-LC08 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 i905-LC08 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 vehicles safety cameras on screen.
Advanced Sound Tuning
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.
DAB+ Digital Radio
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.
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.
2 x USB Connections
The two rear USB ports allow for even greater flexibility. USB port 1 provides fast charging of your smartphone while using wireless connectivity, or you can connect your smartphone for wired connection of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Either USB Port 1 or 2 are your entertainment gateway, allowing audio and video playback via connection of a memory stick, portable drive or SSD.
Four Camera Input
The i905-LC08 provides the opportunity to add a reverse and either front or side camera directly to the unit itself. Those with a need for even more visibility requirements now have the ability to increase to a whopping 4 camera’s through the KCX-C250MC Multi-Camera Selector Interface (sold separately). All connected camera’s can be toggled directly from the camera screen, allowing a commanding view of any potential obstacles around your vehicle.