iOS - iPod, iPhone or iTouch Compatibility
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 head unit 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.
Find it Fast with Quick Search and Alphabet Search
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.
App Direct for iOS Devices
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.
DVD Media Support
The ive-w530 supports the playback of DVD media.
AAC Codec Support
The ive-w530 supports the AAC codec for video & audio playback.
WMA Codec Support
The ive-w530 supports the WMA codec for audio playback.
MP3 Codec Support
The ive-w530 supports the MP3 codec for audio playback.
Front USB Port
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 allow 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.
Rear USB Port
The USB port behind the chassis allows for high-speed USB connections to the iPod®, iPhone® or USB drives. 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 allow 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.
1 Amp Support
Provides 1 Amp charging capability for todays demanding devices
3 Band Equalizer
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 3-Band Parametric Equalizer you can adjust and save as a user preset for a better sound response curve. The setting – Bass, Mid and Treble- can be adjusted in the 3-Band Parametric mode.
Aux-In - Auxiliary Input
Provides the ability to play music from any portable source via 3.5mm headphone jack
24bit D/A Digital Audio Conversion
For unrivaled sound quality, expect nothing less than the best. The ive-w530 uses a 24-Bit DAC for ultimate sound quality with all your digital media sources.
Triple pre-outs allow the ability to retain f/r fading and the control of a subwoofer from your alpine radio equipped with this feature.
Have lots of music? Find it fast! With Alpine's exclusive Quick Search technology, you'll be able to find what you want, the quickest and easiest way possible. 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, even use Quick Search to access your radio stations. Large control buttons and a Touch Screen make it easy to search all sources, including iPod, Satellite Radio and HD Radio. No interruptions, while you search, so you can keep enjoying your music. For especially big music libraries, the Alphabet Search function allows you to jump to specific parts of your music library by letter. Save yourself from scrolling through each song one by one, when you can just jump to a segment of your library with a touch of a button.
Don’t fuss or fiddle with your phone and say goodbye to uncomfortable headsets and earpieces. Most importantly, stay focused on safe driving. The ive-w530 is equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology so you can carry on your phone conversations in the car without additional adapters.
Easy Audio Streaming, Even with iPhone iOS 6x
Do you have a large music library on your phone? The ive-w530 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 ive-w530 can stream your tunes!
icrophone IncludedThis unit comes with all that’s needed for Bluetooth convenience. The ive-w530 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, Taking Calls & Call Waiting
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 ive-w530’s preset buttons to quickly jump through your phone book, making navigation through large phone books much faster.
Hands-Free Calling Sound Customization
To bring sound balance to your hands-free experience, you can adjust the ive-w530’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.
Steering Wheel Control
If your car has factory Bluetooth steering wheel controls, then it will also control your new ive-w530’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.
Subwoofer Level Control
Steering Wheel Remote
Replace your factory-installed head unit without loss of this convenient option. The ive-w530 allows you to control your head unit directly from your factory installed steering wheel controls. A third party adapter is required; check for popular brands such as Soundgate or PAC). If your car has factory Bluetooth® steering wheel control, this can be used with the ive-w530S’s built-in Bluetooth® as well.
Radios that are remote ready can be controlled by RUE-4202 for ease of use.
Powered by Parrot
The ive-w530 is powered by Parrot, the global leader in wireless devices for mobile phones, for expanded compatibility for many Bluetooth wireless technology enabled cell phones. Check with your local authorized Alpine retailer for phone compatibility.
Power Pack Upgradable KTP-445U
Add the KTP-445U Head Unit Power Pack! It delivers a true 45W x 4 RMS power and is compact enough to install behind the ive-w530 or any other tight space.
The ive-w530 makes all of your music sound great with its extensive tuning capabilities. Choose from a 5 band parametric or 7 band graphic equalizer, to get the best from your sound system. Alpine’s exclusive Media XPander Pro is engineered to bring out the musical details lost in compressed media, and it is adjustable per source to get the most out of your media.
Provides a bright and easy to read display at any angle.
WVGA - Wide LCD Display
The ive-w530 boasts a 6.5” wide VGA LCD display for a clean 800 x 480 resolution. Get a larger clear picture no matter what you are viewing – whether it’s a movie, or navigation source.
The ive-w530 is equipped with direct camera inputs so you can add front and rear view camera systems to your vehicle to make your drive easier. See what's in front and behind your vehicle, right from the screen. With front or rear camera installation, the screen on the ive-w530 will automatically switch to your front or rear camera view. For the front of the vehicle connect the HCE-C212F or HCE-C200F and for the rear, an HCE-C210RD, HCE-C200R, HCE-C117D, HCE-C115, or HCE-C104. These camera systems will work directly with the ive-w530 for a clean and easy install. For camera multi-view control directly from the ive-w530, the HCE-C210RD for the rear and HCE-C212F for the front can be used.
For the safest driving experience, nothing beats Alpine’s new Active View Camera System. The HCE-C305R Active View camera alerts you to moving objects that approach your car while you’re backing upwith an audible “beep” and a visual highlight of the moving object right on the ive-w530’s screen. With the Active View system, avoiding other cars, pedestrians, or animals behind your car is easy!
DIVX Codec Support
The ive-w530 supports the DIVX codec for video playback.