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Alpine Electronics Now Shipping High-Resolution Alpine Halo Receivers

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Mar. 28, 2022) – Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. is now shipping two new Alpine Halo Floating Touchscreen Receivers, the iLX-F511 11-inch Multimedia Receiver and the iLX-F509 9-inch Multimedia Receiver.

High-Resolution Specs

The iLX-F511 and iLX-F509 feature High-Resolution Audio Playback (96kHz/24Bit) to bring out the full potential of music in the vehicle. They also include a WXGA High-Resolution Display (1280x720px) for an elevated driving experience. 

Features like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and built-in Bluetooth® hands-free calling with audio streaming allows access to music, messages, phone calls, and maps on a smartphone via a wired USB connection or wirelessly. These features are controlled through touch or voice commands with the included external microphone. The receivers are SiriusXM-Ready® (SXV-300G2 2018-Up Connect Vehicle Tuner Kit sold separately; SiriusXM subscription required) and include built-in HD Radio® for additional entertainment options.  

While the Alpine Halo platform has always featured a floating style display with adjustable screen height and depth, a new pressure tile mechanism allows for more flexibility when positioning the angle of the screen for optimized viewing and access to dash and HVAC controls.

Exciting System Expandability Options 

The iLX-F511 and iLX-F509 include two camera inputs to add a front, side or rearview camera (sold separately). The rearview camera includes a distance guide display that overlays guidelines onto the screen for ease when moving in reverse.

When used with the DVR-C320R Premium 1080P Front and Rear Dash Camera with built-in drive assist (sold separately), the iLX-F511 and iLX-F509 can display real-time and recorded drives in high-definition and provide audible drive assist alerts like front collision, lane departure, and front car movement through the vehicle’s speakers.

On-board tuning features bring out the full potential of music playback with a 13-band parametric EQ per channel, for continuous frequency control. The 6-channel time correction ensures that music is staged properly in the front and center of the vehicle. Additional amplifiers can be added using the three sets of true 4V preamp outputs with front, rear, and subwoofer control if more power is needed. 

The new RUX-H02 Alpine Halo Bass and Volume Controller (sold separately) easily mounts to the Alpine Halo Displays and allows quick-access controls to the subwoofer and main volume through a wireless Bluetooth® connection. The sleek, tapered lines and silver trim of the RUX-H02 compliments the Alpine Halo Display design. The RUX-H02 is expected to ship Summer of 2022.

The iLX-F511 and iLX-F509 are Digital Media Receivers (no CD/DVD player). However, an HDMI input and output are included to connect a DVD player or even a smartphone for an all-digital audio and video connection through a single cable.   

Convenient System Compatibility 

Upgrading dash technology can often result in a loss of factory functionality such as steering wheel controls and access to engine codes. However, the iLX-F511 and iLX-F509 are compatible with the iDatalink® Maestro Module (sold separately) allowing select OEM features to be retained and vehicle information displayed on the screen.  

The iLX-F511 and iLX-F509 are now shipping at a MAP of $1399.95 and $1199.95 respectively and are available at Alpine Authorized retailers and at Preferred Online Stores. Installation options can be found on the Alpine-USA website through the store locator. 

Features:

  • 11-inch (iLX-F511) and 9-inch (iLX-F509) WXGA High Resolution Display (1280x720px)
  • Tapered display housing and silver trim for a clean, modernized fit and finish  
  • Floating style display with adjustable height, depth, and angle mounting bracket 
  • Standard 1-DIN chassis designed to fit aftermarket ISO DIN dash kits for various vehicle applications
  • Hi-Res Audio Playback  
  • Works with Apple CarPlay® (wireless and wired)
  • The Google Assistant is available on Android Auto™ (wireless and wired)  
  • Bluetooth® built-in for hands-free calling and audio streaming  
  • SiriusXM-Ready® (SXV-300G2 2018-Up Connect Vehicle Tuner Kit sold separately; SiriusXM subscription required)
  • Built-in HD Radio® 
  • HDMI Input and Output  
  • AV Aux Input
  • Dual USB Input
  • iDatalink® Maestro Connectivity 
  • DVR-C320R Alpine Dash Camera Compatible (camera sold separately)
  • Media Xpander®
  • MP3/WMA/AAC/FLAC/APE music playback via USB 
  • H.264/MPEG-4/ AVC/MP4/MOV/FLV video playback via USB 
  • JPG/PNG/BMP USB photo viewer 
  • Front/Rear camera inputs with distance guide display 
  • Steering wheel remote control ready  
  • External microphone included 
  • Built-in amplifier (18-watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels) 
  • 3 Pairs of preouts (True 4V) 
  • 13-band parametric EQ (per channel)
  • 6-channel time correction  
  • 24-bit DAC 
  • High pass crossover/low pass crossover: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
  • CTA-2006 compliant  

Alpine Media Contact 

Allison Saunders  

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(586) 719-8966 

Alps Alpine, a leading manufacturer of electronic components and automotive infotainment systems, has brought the world numerous “First 1” and “Number 1” products since its founding in 1948. The Alps Alpine Group currently operates 110 bases in 26 countries and regions, supplying roughly 40,000 different products and solutions to around 2,000 companies worldwide. Those offerings include devices such as switches, sensors, data communication modules, touch input panels, actuators, and power inductors; electronic shifters, remote keyless entry systems and other automotive units; consumer electronics like car navigation and audio-visual systems; and systems and services such as digital keys based on a smartphone app and blockchain technology, and remote monitoring. For more information: www.alpsalpine.com/e/

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