Go Beyond Factory
The iLX-F409 “Works with Apple CarPlay” and lets iPhone users make and receive calls, access text messages, play music, and get direction in a way that allows them to stay focused on the road. Apple CarPlay is accessed through the capacitive touchscreen or the mic button to activate Siri voice control and is compatible with iPhone 5 and later (iPhone must be connected via Apple lightning cable).
The iLX-F409 includes Android Auto and works with the Google Assistant (requires both a USB cable and Bluetooth connection; requires an Android phone running 5.0 [Lollipop] or higher and the Android Auto app). To access the Google Assistant on Android Auto, say “OK Google” or select the mic button. Google Assistant in Android Auto allows users to play their favorite music, get driving directions to their destination, interact with smart home devices, and reply to text messages – hands-free.
Made for iPod/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 iLX-F409 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.
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 the phone battery level and cellular signal level are shown on the 9-inch screen. Expand your entertainment options with audio streaming from your smartphone.
Satellite Radio Ready
Upgrade your sound experience and expand your entertainment choices by adding SiriusXM satellite radio to your iLX-F409. The iLX-F409 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.
Works with Pandora
You can listen to Pandora music from either your Android smartphone or iPhone through a direct source or through Apple CarPlay (using a lightning cable) and Android Auto (using a USB cable and Bluetooth connection) on your iLX-F409.
HDMI: More Entertainment
Now it’s possible to enjoy even more content than ever before through your iLX-F409. The iLX-F409 has HDMI compatibility for an all-digital audio and video connection via a single cable.
Hi-Res Audio FLAC files
The iLX-F409 can playback 24/96 FLAC files via USB. Other supported formats include MP3/WMA/AAC/HE-AAC music playback via USB.