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Marine CD Receiver - CDA-9886M

The superb audio performance and outstanding durability of Alpine's new Marine product line is based on over 30 years experience in the car audio industry. The CDA-9886M Marine CD Receiver is Alpine's classic multifunctional CD head unit providing all modern connectivity features in a Marine-Ready package.
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Product information
CDA-9886M – A Classic Multitalent is Going Aboard Alpine's CDA-9886M is a robust and easy to manage head unit allowing connection to a wide array of digital media sources and formats, including Bluetooth connectivity, USB mass storage devices and CD changers. It delivers premium sound quality combined with modern convenience and control. The CDA-9886M is equipped with a marine blue illuminated, BioLite high definition display which shows all song information. Thanks to using a high quality 24-Bit DSP the CDA-9886M plays favourite digital media from all connected sources in audiophile sound performance. For more flexibility and convenient control from anywhere in the boat the head units can be combined with the MC-10/MC-1 wireless Marine Commander. Marine – Ready Marine Coating System and ATSM certified Salt/Fog/UV-light protection make the CDA-9886M ready for entertainment aboard every boat.  Overview
  • Marine Coating System
  • Salt/Fog (ASTM B117) Certified
  • UV (ASTM G154/D4329) Certified
  • BioLite high-definition display
  • Blue Illumination
  • Rotary Encoder volume control
  • Remote Control ready
  • 24-Bit DSP with integrated DAC and 8 x Oversampling
  • 18W RMS/50W MAX x 4
  • 3 Pre-outs (4 Volt)
  • IMPRINT PXA-H100 ready with Dual Input Capability
  • iPod Control
  • SAT Radio ready (US only)
  • HD Radio Ready with Multicasting (US only)
  • Bluetooth Ready
  • Ready for USB mass storage devices
  • Ai-NET bus system allows connection to CD/DVD Changer
  • AUX Audio Input (using the KCA-121B)
  • Ready for Marine Commander MC-10/MC-1
Ready for iPod® using
  • Easy Connection to the iPod® by using the KCE-422i Full Speed cable (included)
  • Full Speed AUX Audio input using KCE-236B Full Speed to mini-jack cable
  • QuickSearch
  • Percentage Search to navigate quickly through iPod® libraries to find the song.
  • Advanced HMI: Rotary Encoder knob make iPod® content search fast and easy
Full Speed Connection for iPod® To get access to all music and to play it right from head unit your iPod® can be connected by using the KCE-422i cable (included). Full Speed makes it easy to get convenient control by scrolling through all Playlists, Artists, Albums, and Songs. The CDA-9886M's will then display the song information beautifully. IMPRINT SOUND & Highly Expandable
  • IMPRINT PXA-H100 ready with Dual Input Capability
  • Power Pack Ready – upgrade to full 45W x 4 RMS
  • 4 Volt Pre-outs for Front, Rear, and Subwoofer channel with Sub Level control
  • High-Pass Crossover (selectable 80/120/160Hz)
  • Bass & Treble Center Frequency control
IMPRINT – Talking about serious Sound The CDA-9886M is ready to step up to IMPRINT Sound just by adding an IMPRINT PXA-H100 audio processor for automatic sound tuning or powerful manual tuning options. Precise control and corrections yield enhanced sound that let the audiophile listener enjoy a superb music experience. IMPRINT automatically measures the entire listening area, capturing time domain and frequency response information from each listening location to process and improve the sound. The CDA-9886M also has 4 Volt RCA Pre-outs providing the lowest noise floor for discriminating sound enthusiasts. With Dual Input capability the CDA-9886M's built-in 18W x 4 RMS amplifier can be used. If a true power upgrade is desired the KTP-445 Power Pack can be rigged to instantly increase the head unit's power to true 4 x 45W RMS.
Features & Specifications



  • Remote Control: Remote Control Included
  • Mute: Built-in Audio Mute
  • Audio Interrupt: Audio Interrupt Input
  • Remote Turn-On: Amplifier Remote Turn-On Output
  • Power Antenna Lead: Power Antenna Output
  • Dimmer: Dimmer Input
  • Detachable Face Plate: Detachable Face Plate
  • DIN Trim Plate: Detachable Trim Plate
  • Clock: Built-In Clock
  • Fader & Balance: Fader & Balance Controls
  • Bass & Treble: Bass & Treble Controls
  • Selectable Power Input: 2 PreIn (Front/Rear)
  • Steering Wheel Control: Steering Wheel Control Ready
  • Auxiliary Input: Versatile-Link Ready (KCA-121B Auxiliary Input)
  • DAC: 24-Bit DSP with integrated DAC
  • Bluetooth®: Bluetooth Ready
  • PreOut: 3 PreOut
  • USB Input: USB (1.1/2.0) Input (Mass Storage Class)
  • Easy Navigating: Quick Search
  • Playback: MP3/AAC/WMA Playback
  • Illumination Buttons: Blue
  • Face Color: white/silver
  • Control Type: Rotary Encoder Knob
  • Display: 2 Color Biolite Display
  • CD Changer: CD Changer Control
  • Power Output: 50W x 4 High Power Amplifier
  • Marine Controller ready
  • SAT Radio ready (US only)
  • HD Radio Ready with Multicasting (US only)
  • Ai-NET bus connection, CD/DVD Changer and AUX Input (using the KCA-121B)

CD Changer Control

  • Repeat: Song/Disc
  • Music Control: Play/Pause/Forward/Back
  • Music Text Information: CD:Text Scroll Display, MP3: Text Information Display (ID3 Tag)
  • Multi-Changer Control: Multi-Changer Control including MP3 Changer CHA-S634 (with KCA-410C)
  • M.I.X.: One/All (Shuffle)

Sound Tuning

  • IMPRINT Sound System Ready (PXA-H100 Required)
  • Loud: Loud Feature
  • Crossover: High Pass Filter Adjustment
  • Equalizer: 5 Band Graphic / 7 Band Parametric Equilizer Ready (PXA-H100 Required)
  • Time Correction: 6 Channel Time Correction Ready (PXA-H100 Required)
  • MediaXpander: MediaXpander Ready (PXA-H100 Required)
  • Treble Level: Treble Level Adjustment
  • Treble Center Frequency: Treble Center Frequency Adjustment
  • Bass Level: Bass Level Adjustment
  • Bass Width: EQ Width Adjustment
  • Bass Center Frequency: Bass Center Frequency Adjustment
  • Subwoofer Level: Subwoofer Level Adjustment

Disc Player

  • Easy Navigating: Quick Search
  • M.I.X. Mode: One (Folder)/All (Random Play)/Random (CD Only)
  • Playback Control: Play/Pause/Forward/Back
  • Music Sensor: Scan/Repeat
  • Digital Servo: Digital Servo
  • Zero data Mute: 0 Bit Mute
  • DAC: 24-Bit DSP with integrated DAC
  • Music Playback: MP3/AAC/WMA Playback
  • Disc Playback Type: CD/CD-R/CD-RW
  • Disc Type: CD Player

Connection for iPod®

  • Easy Navigating: QuickSearch
  • Information Display: Artist, Song, Album
  • Percentage Search: Percentage Search
  • Available Selections: Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, Audiobook
  • Music Control: Song Up/Down/Repeat
  • M.I.X. (Shuffle) Capability: Song, Albums, All
  • iPod® Compatibility: Full Speed Connection: iPhone®, 4th/5th Gen. iPod® Video/Photo, iPod® mini, iPod® nano and iPod® touch
  • Source Type: Dedicated iPod® Source
  • Connection: Full Speed Cable optional (KCE-422i)
  • Connection Type: Full Speed Connection for iPod®


  • Streaming Music Control: Streaming Music Control
  • Streaming Music: Streaming Music Playback
  • Phone Book: Phone Book Transfer
  • Hands Free: Hands Free Calling
  • Connection: Alpine KCE-300BT Required. Features may differ between phone model and service providers.
  • Built-In or Ready: Bluetooth Ready


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



  • Weight: 1.6kg (3lbs 8oz)
  • Maximum Mounting Angle: 35° from Horizontal
  • Operating Temperature (°C/ °F): 60 °C (140 °F) to -10 °C (14 °F)
  • Pre Output Voltage (Before Clipping): 4V
  • Power Requirement: Power Requirement: 14.4 (11-16) V.DC


  • Nose Piece Size (W x H x D): 6-3/4'' x 1-13/16'' x 15/16''
  • Nose Piece Size (W x H x D): 170mm x 46mm x 24mm
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D): 7'' x 2'' x 6-1/4''
  • Chassis Size (W x H x D): 178mm x 50mm x 160mm
  • Din Size: 1

Remote Control

  • Weight: 1.5kg (3lbs. 4oz.)
  • Dimension (WxHxD): 1-21/32'' x 4-25/32'' x 29/32''
  • Dimension (WxHxD): 42mm x 121mm x 23mm
  • Battery Type: AAA Batteries (2 pcs.)
  • Model Number: RUE-4202
  • Included/Ready: Included

Sound Tuning

  • IMPRINT Sound System Ready (PXA-H100 Required)
  • Crossover: High Pass: 80/120/160Hz (Selectable)
  • Time Correction: Adjustable 6 Ch. Time Correction (L-F/R-F/L-R/R-R/L-SW/R-SW), (PXA-H100 Required)
  • Equalizer: 5 Band Parametric (20Hz - 20KHz, 1/3 oct. Steps), 7 Band Graphic, (PXA-H100 Required)
  • MediaXpander AUX Settings: MP3, Music, Movie, (Level 1, Off), (PXA-H100 Required)
  • MediaXpander Modes: FM, CD, XM, MP3, (Level 1, 2, 3, Off), DVD Video (Level 1, 2, Off), DVD Music (Level 1, Off), (PXA-H100 Required)
  • Treble Level Control Range: ±14dB at 10kHz
  • Treble Center Frequency: 10k/12.5k/15k/17.5kHz (Selectable)
  • Bass Level Control Range: ±14dB at 100Hz
  • Bass Band Width Adjustment (Q): 4 choices (1 =narrow, 4 =wide)
  • Bass Center Frequency: 60/80/100/200Hz (Selectable)
  • Subwoofer Level Adjustment: -15dB to 0dB (1dB steps)

Connection for iPod®

  • Number of Channels: 2 Channel (Stereo)
  • AAC Decoding: ACC-LC format ''/m4a'' file
  • WMA Decoding: Windows Media™ Audio
  • MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3

Disc Player

  • Audio Signal-to-Noise (S/N): 105 dB
  • Oversampling: 8x/352.8kHz
  • Wow & Flutter (%WRMS): B.M.L.
  • DAC Type: 24-Bit DSP with integrated DAC
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): 0.008% (at 1kHz)
  • Dynamic Range (1kHz): 95 dB
  • Channel Separation (1kHz): 85dB (at 1kHz)
  • Frequency Response: 5-20k ±1 dB

FM Tuner Section

  • Tuning Range: 87.5-108.0 MHz
  • Mono Usable Sensitivity: 0.7µV
  • Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65dB
  • Stereo Separation: 35dB
  • Capture Ratio: 2.0dB

MW Tuner Section

  • Tuning Range: 531 -+ 1602 kHz
  • Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 25.1µV/28 dB
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