CUSTOMIZABLE SHORTCUTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
The My Favorites feature offers convenient shortcuts for the functions that you use the most, such as:
- Audio Sources (HD Radio™, Pandora®, iPod®, SiriusXM, HDMI/DVD, AUX)
- Phone Settings (Most-dialed Contacts)
A shortcut soft key on the touch screen within all audio and phone sources makes it even easier to add sources than before. Easily add, delete, and re-arrange your shortcut icons by dragging the icon(s) to a new location on the screen. Your settings are kept as a personal profile linked to your smartphone via Bluetooth.
The i209-GM retains select GM feature variations* with the included iDatalink Maestro® Module and displays vehicle information on the 9-inch screen:
- Factory steering wheel controls
- Factory BOSE sound system (require KCX-BOSE-GM module, sold separately)
- Warning tones
- OnStar® (with embedded phone and WiFi hot spot)
- Performance gauges
- Vehicle information
- Visual parking assistance
- Climate status screens
*For Chevy Silverado 2014-2018 (WT, LS, LT, LTZ, High Country); GMC Sierra 2014-2018 (SLE, SLT, Denali)
BLUETOOTH HANDS-FREE CALLING AND AUDIO STREAMING
Be smart when using your phone on the road. The built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology allows for hands-free calling, secure simple pairing (SSP) and call waiting. Icons depicting phone battery level and cellular signal level are shown on the 9-inch screen. Expand your entertainment options with audio streaming from your smartphone.
By offering endless audio and video options, the i209-GM knows how to keep you entertained on the road.
MORE ENTERTAINMENT WITH JUST ONE CABLE
Now it's possible to enjoy even more content than ever before through your i209-GM. The i209-GM has HDMI compatibility for an all-digital audio and video connection via a single cable. Expand your HDMI connectivity with the KCX-630HD HDMI Selector Interface, sold separately, that adds an extra HDMI input for more flexibility.
FLAC PLAYBACK FOR SUPERIOR SOUND
The i209-GM offers FLAC playback via USB for the best music experience. Other supported formats include MP3/WMA/AAC/HE-AAC music playback via USB
Works with Pandora® Internet Radio for iPhone and Android Smartphones Stream music from your Android smartphone using Alpine’s Advanced technology. With your Android, enjoy easy wireless operation of your favorite Pandora channels with Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down buttons directly on the faceplate, Quick Search features, and even create new Pandora stations and bookmark your favorite tunes on-the-go. Alpine’s Media XPander PRO DSP-Sound Expansion circuitry ensures the best possible sound for streaming music from your Pandora connection. To enjoy the same great Pandora features from your iPhone, simply connect the included iPod / iPhone audio / video cable.
BUILT-IN DIGITAL HD RADIO®
Alpine does HD. 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. To find stations near you, visit HD Radio.
MADE FOR IPOD® / WORKS WITH IPHONE®
It’s convenient to control your iPod or iPhone 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 i209-GM via Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Genre, Podcast or Composer. The USB connection allows for high-quality iPod / iPhone playback and delivers an even faster access speed so you’ll find songs as quickly as you expect to find them on your iPod / iPhone.
SATELLITE RADIO READY
Upgrade your sound experience and expand your entertainment choices by adding SiriusXM satellite radio to your I209-GM. The i209-GM is SiriusXM-Ready™ and connects to the SiriusXM SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner Kit (sold separately, subscription required). SiriusXM features include: album art; display of channel logos; pause, rewind and replay up to 60 minutes of content while listening to satellite radio; start songs from the beginning when tuned to any favorite music channel using TuneStart™; scan and select songs on favorite music channels with TuneScan™.
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT
Although the i209-GM is mech-less, you can still enjoy DVD video entertainment while parked by adding the DVE-5300 DVD Player to playback these formats: CD audio, MP3, WMA, MPEG2 AAC, MPEG4 AAC, WAV, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, and Video CD.
Become a Tuning Expert with Alpine TuneIt App 3.0 Integration
- Create, save, and upload vehicle sound tuning parameters with TuneIt
- Expanded vehicle choices, including trim and steering position, for easier sound system tuning
- Control the rear camera guidelines, opening screen, background color and external unit connection
- BassEngine SQ adjusts bass characteristics for different types of music
FITS THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES
Chevy Silverado 2014-2018 (WT, LS, LT, LTZ, High Country)
GMC Sierra 2014-2018 (SLE, SLT, Denali)