The CDE-121 is the affordable single-DIN solution that steps up your sound to premium Alpine quality directly from the front USB port.
Price: U.S. $109.95
Professional installation available at authorized retailers.
With a dedicated USB input and USB cable, you can even connect USB memory devices like thumbdrives or an iPod. Song lists on USB devices are displayed in alphabetical order, and allows eight levels of file / folder search capabilities. This unit will find music files while ignoring other file types on the USB device.
Note: MP3 device or cell phone cannot be independently controlled through the head unit.
The CDE-121 is more than just a CD player, it is designed to work with your iPod or iPhone – so you can enjoy all your favorite music wherever the road takes you.
Connect your iPod or iPhone and get instant access to all your music, right from your head unit (KCU-445i cable, separately). With Full Speed you get convenient control so you can scroll through all your Playlists, Artists, Albums, and Songs – and view all your song information right from the display on your head unit. Enjoy all your music whether from your iPod or iPhone, Alpine always brings the music to your car.
Compatible iPods / iPhones
Tons of music? Find it fast! With Alpine’s exclusive QuickSearch 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 artists, songs, albums, playlists, and radio stations. Large control buttons and a rotary encoder make it easy to scroll through all your sources, including your iPod, Radio stations and CD’s. No interruptions, while you search, just let the Alpine play.
For especially big music libraries, Percentage Search function uses the preset buttons for quick jumps to specific parts of the list. Save yourself from scrolling through each song one by one, when you can just jump to a segment of your library with a touch of a button.
In addition to additional devices via USB or the auxiliary port, the CDE-121 offers first-rate CD,MP3, WMA, and AAC playback. It’s the perfect way to fire up the music on your drive.
The signature Alpine rotary encoder offers easy adjustment and USB menu search capability. The CDE-121 is also remote control ready, simply add on the RUE-4202 model remote, sold separately, to make it even easier to control your head unit functions.
With Alpine, expect the premium sound your ears deserve. This head unit allows you to customize your crossover adjustments so you can control where you send high and low frequencies, so you get the best sound out of your factory or upgraded system. Of course for a true power upgrade just add-on the KTP-445 Power Pack to instantly increase your head unit-s power to a true 45Wx4 RMS, now we-re talking about some serious sound!
This unit is equipped with red illuminated buttons, and a 1-Line LCD display for select CD text.