Advanced Bluetooth® CD Receiver


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Professional installation available at authorized retailers.

Product Overview

Introducing the ultimate high-end receiver from the Alpine TuneIt App family that continues the Alpine heritage of premium sound quality for true car audio enthusiasts.


  • 50 Watts x 4
  • 3 Pre-Outs (4V)
  • Three-line Full Rich LCD display
  • Alpine TuneIt App Ready
  • BT Plus; Advanced Bluetooth® wireless technology with Audio Streaming
  • Works with Pandora® internet radio for iPhone® and Android™
  • Built-In HD Radio™ receiver
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio Ready
  • 24-Bit DAC
  • Quad-Illumination
  • Made for iPod and iPhone
  • App Direct Mode
  • Rear USB Input
  • 9 Band Parametric EQ
  • KTP-445A Power Pack capable (sold separately)

Memory Presets: Memory Preset Stations (FM:12 / AM:6)
Memory: Auto Memory
Seek Mode: Local/DX Seek Selectable

HD Radio®
HD Radio®: HD Radio® Tuner Built-In
Status Indicator: Digital/Analog Indicator
Signal Switching: Automatic Digital/Analog, Analog lockup
Multi-Casting: Multi-Cast Seek HD1, HD2, HD3
: iTunes® Tagging

Hands Free Calling: HFP (Hands Free Profile)
Music Streaming: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
Music Streaming Control: AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile) with TAG display
Connection: Secure Simple Pairing suppoeted
Works with Panodra® Internet Radio : Bluetooth Panodra
Phone Book: Phone Book Transfer
Phone Book Search: First 3 Letters Alphabet Search
Multiple Phone Number Registration:
Voice Dial Operation: Voice Dial Operation Supported
Auto Answer: Auto Answer Supported
Call Waiting: Call Waiting switch
Call History: Phone Book Call/Dialled call/Received call/Missed call
Speech Volume Level Adjustment:
Hands-free Phone Sound Setting: 5 Type of HFP Sound setting
Bluetooth Audio Sound Adjustment: Exclusive MX parameter
Phone Battery Level Indicator: Battery Quantity Display
Phone Signal Strength Indicator: Signal Strength Display
Firmware Update: Firmware Updatable by USB
Microphone: Microphone Included
Adjusting the volume when receiving a Call: Volume Adjustable
Output Speaker Selection:
Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready: Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready

Connection for iPod®
Made for iPod/iPhone: Made for iPod/iPhone
Compatibility for iPod®/iPhone®: Made for iPod touch 4G/3G/2G/1G, iPod nano 6G/5G/4G/3G/2G/1G, iPod classic 160GB/120GB/80GB, iPod with video, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPhone
Connection Type: USB Connection
Connection: USB Cable (KCU-445i) Required
Works with Pandora® Internet Radio:
Available Selections: Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, Audiobook, Genius Mix
Alphabet Search:
Percentage Search: Percentage Search (Direct Search Function)
Direct Up/Dn: Playlist/Artist/Album/Genre/Composer/Episode UP/DN
App Direct Mode:
M.I.X. (Shuffle) Capability: Song, Album, All
Battery Charging:

Connection for USB
USB Connection: Rear USB Connection
Music File Playback: MP3/WMA/AAC Playback
USB Class: Mass Storage
Search Music: Folder/File search
Percentage Search:
Folder Up/Down:
M.I.X. Random Play:

Satellite Radio
SiriusXm Ready: Satellite Radio Ready
Connection: Sirius XM Tuner connection (SXV100 required)
Satellite Provider Capability: SIRIUS or XM
Preset Memory: 6 Presets × 3 Bands
Portable Compatibility: SIRIUS Plug N Play Devices (Adapter Required)
Instant Replay:

Disc Player
Disc Type: CD Player
Disc Playback Type: CD/CD-R/CD-RW
Music Playback: CDDA, CDDA/MP3/AAC/WMA
Music Sensor: Music Repeat (track/all)
Playback Control: Play/Pause/Forward/Backward
CD Text Display: Disc/ Track display
CD Text Search:
Percentage Search:
M.I.X. Random Play: M.I.X. Mode
Zero data Mute: Zero data Mute

Sound Tuning
Subwoofer Level:
Subwoofer Phase Select:
Subwoofer System Select:
Default Equalizer setup:
MediaXpander: MediaXpander Feature
Time Correction: 6CH
4V High Voltage PreOut:
Power IC Management System:

Power Output: Max 50 W x 4 High Power Amplifier
Display: LCD(256×64dot)
Control Type: Rotary Encoder Knob
Illumination Buttons: 4 Illumination Colour Selectable for Main and sub Button (Blue/Green/Red/Amber)
AUX Input: Rear AUX Input (3.5mm mini jack)
PreOut: 3 PreOuts (4V, Front/Rear/Subwoofer)
Steering Wheel Remote Control: Steering Wheel Control Ready
Remote Control Ready:
DIN Trim Plate: Detachable Trim Plate
Detachable Face Plate: Detachable Face Plate
Power Antenna Lead: Power Antenna Lead Output
Remote Turn-On: Remote Turn-On Output
Face Color: Black
Playback: MP3/WMA/AAC Playback
Mute: -20dB Mute (Remote control only)
Firmware Updatable: Firmware Update by USB

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CTA-2006 Power Ratings
CTA-2006 Power Rating: 18W RMS x 4, 4ohms @ 14.4V, ≤1% THD+N, S/N 80 dBA (ref. 1W)

Max Power Output Ratings
Max Power Output: 50W x 4

FM Tuner
Tuning Range: 87.7-107.9 MHz
Mono Usable Sensitivity: 9.3 dBf (0.8 μV/75 ohms)
50dB Quieting Sensitivity: 13.5 dBf (1.3 μV/75 ohms)
Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80 dB
Signal-to-Noise (S/N) Ratio: 65 dB
Stereo Separation: 35 dB
Capture Ratio: 2.0dB

AM Tuner
Tuning Range: 530-1,710 kHz
Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 22.5μV/27.0dBf

Bluetooth Version: BLUETOOTH V2.1
Output Power: +4 dBm Max. (Power class 2)
HFP: HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
A2DP: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP: AVRCP Ver.1.4 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)

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

Connection for USB
USB Requirements: USB 1.1/2.0
Max. Power Consumption: 1,000 mA
USB Class: Mass Storage
File System: FAT 12/16/32
MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3
WMA Decoding: Windows Media™ Audio
AAC Decoding: ACC-LC format ′′m4a′′ file
Number of Channels: 2-Channel (Stereo)
Frequency Response: 5Hz ~20kHz (±1 dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion (at 1kHz): 0.008%
Dynamic Range (at 1kHz): 95 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 105 dB
Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 85 dB

Sound Tuning
Subwoofer Level Adjustment: 0 to +15
Subwoofer Phase Setting:
MediaXpander Modes:
Media Xpander Setting:
Equalizer: ±6dB ( 1.0dB/Step )
Time Correction: 0.0 to 132.7 inch (1.3inch step)
Crossover Frequency:

Din Size: 1 Din
Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178 mm x 50 mm x 161 mm
Chassis Size (W x H x D) in: 7′′ x 2′′x 6-3/10′′
Nose Piece Size (W x H x D) mm: 170 mm x 46 mm x 25 mm
Nose Piece Size (W x H x D) in: 6-3/4′′ x 1-13/16′′ x 1′′

Power Requirement: 14.4 V.DC (11-16 V allowable)
Pre Output Voltage (Before Clipping): 4 V/10 k ohms
Aux-In: 1.4 V/10 k ohms
Operating Temperature (°C/ °F): 60 °C (140 °F) to -10 °C (14 °F)
Maximum Mounting Angle: 35° from Horizontal
Weight: 1.5 kg (3.5 lbs. 4 oz)

Recommended Accessories
KTP-445U: Universal Head Unit Power Pack
RUE-4202: Wireless Remote Control
KCU-445i: USB Connection for iPod/iPhone
TuneIt App: (Tentative)
SXV 200: SiriusXM Tumer from SiriusXM

Owner's ManualArrow

Owner's Manual

Owner's Manual (Espanol)

Owner's Manual

Owner's Manual (French)

The Alpine TuneIt App is an easy-to-use sound-tuning app that also offers Facebook notifications. Download the free app onto your iPhone or Android smartphone and create a user profile about your vehicle and Alpine sound system. Follow the simple graphical instructions to adjust sound settings for your specific vehicle or choose from pre-made settings in the database. Settings that can be adjusted include Time Correction, Parametric EQ, Crossover, and Media Xpander. You can make and save up to 100 different sound settings in your account, which is helpful if you want various settings to use for specific types of music. Share your settings and get rated on your tuning skills, plus try out and rate settings made by others. The more active you are, the higher your profile status progresses within the app. Download the App here

Don’t fuss or fiddle with your phone and say goodbye to uncomfortable headsets and earpieces. Most importantly, stay focused on safe driving. The CDE-HD149BT is equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology so you can carry on your phone conversations in the car without additional adapters.

Do you have a large music library on your phone? The CDE-HD149BT can stream and control your phone's music via Bluetooth, A2DP and AVRCP profiles. Want to listen to your iPhone without plugging-in? Stream your music via Bluetooth. Whether you have music on your iPhone locally, on iTunes Match or select third-party audio apps, the CDE-HD149BT can stream your tunes!

Microphone IncludedThis unit comes with all that’s needed for Bluetooth convenience. The CDE-HD149BT comes with a tuned microphone that’s engineered to reduce noise interference and feedback. This allows optimal placement in your car, for the best possible sound quality.

Making and taking phone calls has never been more convenient. You can set up your cell phone/head unit to automatically answer your calls. Use the supplied microphone to speak, and then listen through your car’s speakers. When a call comes in, your music mutes to carry the phone call. View caller information including Caller ID, Missed, Dialed, and Received calls right from the head unit display. If you receive a second call, you can have the first caller wait momentarily by pressing “2” for call waiting mode. Once both calls are finished, the mute for music is deactivated. This truly makes the transition from your phone calls to music enjoyable and convenient. You can even use the CDE-HD149BT’s preset buttons to quickly jump through your phone book, making navigation through large phone books much faster.

To bring sound balance to your hands-free experience, you can adjust the CDE-HD149BT’s mic gain, phone output and ringtone volume. If that’s not enough, there are five sound quality settings to choose from to get the balance just right for you. This flexibility will make your phone calls a pleasurable experience.

If your car has factory Bluetooth steering wheel controls, then it will also control your new CDE-HD149BT’s built-in Bluetooth. Or, control your head unit right from your factory installed steering wheel controls by adding a third party adapter. Use an adapter from popular brand names such as Soundgate or PAC to add this feature.

With a dedicated USB input and USB cable, you can even connect USB memory devices like thumbdrives. 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.

Add a cleaner look to your dash. Enjoy a well-integrated look to your dash by match the illuminated buttons on the radio to your dashboard. The CDE-HD149BT offers four different base colors to choose from: blue, red, green and amber.

For unrivaled sound quality, expect nothing less than the best. The CDE-HD149BT uses a 24-Bit DAC for ultimate sound quality with all your digital media sources.

Select from 10 different EQ modes to get the best sound from all your sources (Flat/Pops/Rock/News/Jazz/Elec Dance/Hip Hop/Easy Lis/Country/Classical). If the Equalizer presets aren’t enough for your listening taste, there’s a 9-Band Parametric Equalizer you can adjust and save as a user preset for a better sound response curve.

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, for the best sound from your CDE-HD149BT. For a true power upgrade, just add-on the KTP-445A Power Pack to instantly increase your head unit’s power from 18W x 4 RMS to a true 45W x4 RMS (based on CEA-2006 power ratings). Now we’re talking about some serious sound!

Made for iPod / Works with iPhone
It’s convenient to control your iPod or iPhone music in the car – enjoy seamless operation of your iPod in addition to full control of all your favorite media sources. Control all search options of your iPod directly from the CDE-HD149BT via Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Genre, Podcast or Composer. The USB connection allows for high-quality iPod playback and delivers an even faster access speed so you’ll find songs as quickly as you expect to find them on your iPod.

Get access to and control of all the songs from your iPod or iPhone right from the head unit! Large music libraries are no problem with a faster connection speed. With Quick Search featuring Alphabet Search, you can easily scroll through long lists of music by skipping through the letters of the alphabet. Once you find the letter you want, you can jump to the exact song! With so many ways to listen to thousands of songs, now you can get super-fast access to Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre and Composer.

Listen to even more music from your iPhone or iPod with App Direct Mode. This new feature offers basic app control (Play, Pause, Track Forward, Track Back) and displays metadata directly on the head unit from numerous third-party apps so that you can enjoy your drive even more and expand your listening choices without fumbling with your phone.

Made for iPod / Works with iPhone
Standard in-vehicle solutions may drain the battery of your phone, but with the CDE-HD149BT, your phone charges via the USB cable (sold separately), so you can enjoy nonstop music and power your phone at the same time.

Works with Pandora Internet Radio for Android and BlackBerry
Whether you have an iPhone or Android smartphone, Alpine gives you full control of Pandora straight from your dash. Whether you choose to connect through USB or stream wirelessly, you can enjoy your favorite Pandora channels with Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down buttons directly on the faceplate, QuickSearch features, and even the ability to create a new Pandora station and bookmark your favorite tunes on the go. Alpine’s DSP-Sound Expansion circuitry ensures the best possible sound from the Pandora connection.

Note: Third party services may not be available in all areas; please contact an authorized retailer for coverage in your area.

Alpine does HD Radio. Get all the music and programming you want to hear in a crystal-clear digital format. FM stations with CD-quality sound and AM stations with FM-quality sound, both with virtually no distortion. Extend your music choice further with multi-casting capability HD1, HD2, and HD3 and you'll hear more talk and music content from the stations you already receive. Alpine’s exclusive Smart Reception Management keeps you tuned in to your favorite HD digital sub-channels, even when you’re in an area with limited digital reception.

Traditional HD Radio equipped tuners will use an auto-switching method when listening to the main & multi-casting channels. It works really well on the main channels, however when listening to a sub-channel, you will be switched back to the main channel if the digital signal is temporarily lost. This interruption can be a frustrating experience to stay engaged on a particular multi-casting channel if the digital signal is weak. Alpine’s solution provides Smart Reception Control through the default setting “Digital MC”. The Digital MC setting uses a Hybrid method of auto-switching analog and digital on the main channel, and uses all-digital for sub-channels. Alpine’s solution keeps you on the channel you desire, resulting in a better overall HD Radio experience.

With the CDE-HD149BT, you not only get music, premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather information when you add the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner. You also get these advanced SiriusXM features:

When you hear a song you like, simply press and hold down the CDE-HD149BT’s Volume button for two seconds. The iTunes® Tagging feature lets you Tag songs you hear on SiriusXM and stores the info on your iPhone®. The next time you connect your iPhone to iTunes, you will be able to preview your selections and then purchase and download them directly from iTunes.

Want to know if your favorite NFL, NBA, NHL or college football or basketball team is playing live? The CDE-HD149BT has GameAlert™ that will display an on-screen message if your favorite teams' games are being broadcast. Jump to that station with the push of a button so you can listen to the game play by play. You can also get the latest score updates while you are listening to other stations.

The CDE-HD149BT supports the SiriusXM Replay™ function, so you can pause, rewind, and replay up to 60 minutes of live content. Listen to your favorite content again, or hear content you missed while listening to another channel.

Want to make sure you hear your favorite music whenever it’s being played? With SongAlert™ and Artist Alert™ you can get notified when your favorite songs or artists are being broadcast on any SiriusXM station. With the push of a button, you can jump right to that broadcast and catch the songs you want to listen to.