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.
WMA Codec Support
The cde-141 supports the WMA codec for audio playback.
MP3 Codec Support
The cde-141 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.
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
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.
Subwoofer Level Control
Steering Wheel Remote
Replace your factory-installed head unit without loss of this convenient option. The cde-141 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 cde-141S’s built-in Bluetooth® as well.
Radios that are remote ready can be controlled by RUE-4202 for ease of use.
Power Pack Upgradable KTP-445A
With Alpine, expect the premium sound your ears deserve. This head unit allows you to customize your crossover adjustments so you can control where you send high and low frequencies, for the best sound from your cde-141. For a true power upgrade, just add-on the KTP-445A Power Pack to instantly increase your head unit’s power from 18W x 4 RMS to a true 45W x4 RMS (based on CEA-2006 power ratings). Now we’re talking about some serious sound!
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 cde-141 or any other tight space.