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The CDE-205DAB is an affordable single-DIN DAB+ digital radio that steps up your sound to Alpine quality and offers many connectivity features to keep you entertained on the road.
Connect your iPhone or iPod to enjoy all your stored audio content and Apple Music, stream Spotify or internet radio via Bluetooth audio technology, or simply connect a USB stick - there are many connectivity solutions possible with this Alpine head unit.
The included microphone allows clear phone conversations with the built-in Bluetooth hands-free function. You can even adjust the button and display illumination colour separately in the full RGB spectrum, to match your preference and dashboard.
Wireless remote controls are available as accessory.
Built-in amplifier: 4 x 50 Watts
3 PreOuts (2 Volts)
The built-in DAB+ tuner uses the most advanced digital technology to deliver radio reception with outstanding, noise-free sound quality. DAB+ also offers many other advantages over traditional FM radio: choose from a much wider range of radio stations and after the initial station scan easily select your desired channels from an alphabetic or genre list of available stations
The CDE-205DAB has a high-quality Bluetooth module built-in, allowing you to make phone calls in a save and legal way while your drive. A separate microphone is included in the box.
You can connect your iPhone or iPod via USB cable (not included) to enjoy the stored audio content or Apple Music (requires subscription to Apple Music and internet connection) in your car. Simply select songs, albums or playlists on your iPhone/iPod or directly through your Alpine head unit while you drive. Compatible with all iPhone and iPod models of the last years, including the new iPhone X and iPhone 8 models.
If you have an Android based phone or tablet, you can connect it via USB (cable not included) to your Alpine head unit to enjoy the audio content through your car speakers. You can select songs on your phone/ tablet or using the rotary encoder of your head unit. This feature is available for all Alpine head units with Android Open Accessory 2.0 (including CDE-205DAB).
There are many internet radio apps available for your smartphone. Simply start your internet radio app on the phone and connect it via Bluetooth or the AUX input connector on your Alpine head unit (requires optional AUX cable).
Spotify is a great way to discover new music and enjoy all your favourite songs and playlists. Why not use it on the road? Start your playlist, genre list or album on your phone before you start driving and stream it wireless via Bluetooth to your Alpine head unit and enjoy the music through your car’s sound system.
The front USB port of the CDE-205DAB is ready for USB sticks and USB hard drives with up to 1000mA power supply requirements. Bring your music along on your USB stick and enjoy MP3, AAC, WMA and FLAC files with convenient search functions.
FLAC high quality audio compression is becoming more and more popular, as it provides a much better sound quality compared to regular MP3 files. This Alpine product can playback FLAC files stored on USB media devices.
Adjust the sound of your Alpine head unit to your personal preference, using Bass Engine SQ to get awesome bass output, as well as the EQ functions (10 Pre-Sets or 3 band Parametric EQ. Connect external amplifiers to the 3 PreOuts (2 Volts) or simply enjoy a direct speaker connection with the built-in 4 x 50 Watts high quality amplifier.
You can fully adjust the illumination colour of your CDE-205DAB’s buttons and display within the full RGB spectrum to match your dashboard illumination colour or your personal preference.
We recommend the separately available active DAB screen antenna KAE-242DA for use with this product
The new Alpine Head Units work seamlessly with the optional Alpine wireless remote control RUE-4360.
Made for iPhone® / iPod®
USB Media Connection
Max Power Output Ratings