MP3/WMA/AAC Playback: This unit can play CD-ROM,
CD-R, and CD-RW discs containing MP3, WMA, and AAC files recorded using the ISO
9660 Level 1 or Level 2 formats. MP3 files with bit rates from 8 kbps to 320
kbps, WMA files with bit rates from 64 kbps to
160 kbps, and AAC files with bit rates from 16 kbps to 320 kbps are supported.
The head unit can recognize up to a combined 512 files/folders (maximum 255
folders). ID3 and WMA tags are supported; track title, artist name, and album name ID3/WMA tag data can be
displayed (up to 64 characters).
Text Display: Text information, such as the disc name and track name,
will be displayed if playing a CD text compatible disc. It is also possible to
display the folder name, the filename and ID3 tag information while playing
MP3/WMA/AAC music files.
Playback Modes: The Alpine CDE-100 offers Repeat, Random, and Scan
- Repeat: Repeat Play (repeats playback of current track/file),
Folder Repeat (repeats only files in current folder)
- Random: Random Play (all tracks/files on disc are played in
random order), Folder Random (only files in current folder are played back
in random order)
- Scan: Scan Programs (the first 10 seconds of each track/file will
be played), Folder Scan (the first 10 seconds of the first file in each
folder is played back)
Angle Mounting: For proper CD playback, Alpine recommends mounting the CDE-100 no more that 30° above horizontal.
Auxiliary Input: The CDE-100 is equipped with a front-panel
minijack (3.5mm) input.
You can input audio from an auxiliary source unit; such as a portable digital
USB Port: The Alpine CDE-100 features a front-panel USB type-A port so
you may connect a USB memory device to this head unit. Your connected USB
memory device may contain MP3 (8-320 kbps), WMA (64-160 kbps), or AAC (16-320
kbps) music files formatted in FAT
12/16/32. This unit will recognized up to 999 folders and 255 files per folder.
Using the MTP protocol the CDE-100 provides playback of select portable MP3
players. Song lists on USB devices are displayed in alphabetical order, and the
unit will find music files while ignoring other file types. The head unit's
front-panel USB port will also charge your connected USB device.
Note: The head unit's USB port does not support
the Apple iPod or iPhone.
CEA-2006 Compliant: The
specifications given by Alpine for the built-in amplifier comply with the
CEA-2006 mobile amplifier power testing and measurement standards from the CEA
(Consumer Electronics Association). All manufacturers who comply with the
standard can display the CEA-2006 logo on their product.
- CEA-2006 Power Rating: 18 watts x 4-channel (at 4 ohms,
20-20kHz, 1% THD)
- Max Power Output: 50 watts x 4-channel
(200 total watts)
Rotary Volume Control: The head unit features an easy-to-use rotary
volume control (0-40) which also provides control for other audio settings.
Built-in Equalizer: You can select from six different EQ modes to get
the best sound from all your sources (Flat, Rock, Pop, Vocal, Jazz, and Club).
Bass & Treble: You can independently adjust the head unit's bass
and treble (10 kHz) control from -12 to +12 dB.
Rear Preamp Output: The Alpine CDE-100 is equipped with a
rear-channel, 2-volt preamp output for connecting an external amplifier.
AM/FM Tuner: The Alpine CDE-100 features a built-in AM/FM
tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning.
Preset Tuning: The built-in tuner provides 3 FM banks
and 1 AM bank. You can store 6 radio stations in each bank, giving you 18 FM and 6 AM
preset stations. Stations can be preset manually or automatically.
The unit features a single front loading CD face that detaches from the chassis
to deter theft. The CD player comes supplied with a hard plastic face case to
protect the detachable face when you have it off the chassis.
LCD Display with Dual Button Illumination: This unit is equipped with
blue and red illuminated buttons, and a 1-Line, 8-character LCD display.
Optional Wireless Remote Control: The CDE-100 is remote control ready;
simply add on the Alpine RUE-4202 wireless remote control (500RUE4202, sold
separately) to make it easier to control the head unit functions.