The IVA-W505 is a versatile media center that provides effortless touch-screen control over all your in-vehicle digital media sources.
Price: U.S. $1100.00
Professional installation available at authorized retailers.
The IVA-W505 is a versatile AV head unit that provides complete media center capabilities through effortless touch-screen control over all your in-vehicle digital media sources. It's the full-featured 2DIN solution you've been waiting for - with full USB support for iPod, including iPod Video playback and a built-in DVD/CD/MP3/AAC/WMA/DivX player. It features a new customizable graphical interface, as well as full connectivity using Bluetooth® wireless technology for both hands-free and streaming audio. Don't forget about navigation either. This unit also offers an in-dash docking station for the Alpine PMD-B200, so you can simply put your Blackbird portable nav right inside of the IVA-W505 and enjoy the larger 7" screen for a true fixed nav experience. The IVA-W505 is ready for all your favorite media, so you can enjoy full control of your in-vehicle entertainment.
Talk about wow! This display is the best screen Alpine has ever offered. The IVA-W505's 7-inch WVGA touch-screen monitor gives you easy access and control of all your favorite media sources. The IVA-W505 features Visual Enhancement, a new technology that provides a more balanced picture, not over-emphasizing dark or light areas, so movies are seen with greater clarity. All of the graphics are crisp, clean, and modern for your viewing pleasure. Of course the IVA-W505 also features a S-Video input so you can take advantage of the amazing screen quality when you connect any high quality video sources.
Choose from two new display modes, selectable via the "Style" button. Go with basic mode for all your song info and a large view of album artwork or switch to Pro mode for additional information such as the next five songs to be played. With iPersonalize you can choose from a wide selection of background graphics, free for download.
As a "Made for iPod" Apple member, Alpine brings you the best in-vehicle iPod experience. Designed with the iPod lover in mind, the IVA-W505 gives you instant access to all your iPod favorites - music and movies. Album artwork, as well as artist, song, and album information are displayed right on the IVA-W505 screen.
Option 1: USB Connection for your iPod
Super-fast access, plus ultimate portable player convenience. The new Full Speed USB connection instantly makes your iPod ready for the road- and even lets you play music from your USB thumb drives or Portable MTP Player, and of course the cable is included!
Connect your iPod* to the IVA-W505 via a dedicated USB input, for the best sound and quickest access to your iPod. You can even see complete Album Art right on the screen, so why bother with individual CD's when you can easily browse through your entire music collection on your iPod? Alpine's USB Connection for iPod lets you enjoy all your favorite iPod tracks on the road. View Playlist, artist, album, song, podcast, genre and composer search right on the screen of your head unit. There's no need for bulky interface boxes, just the USB cable (included) that connects your iPod directly to your Alpine. Forget FM transmitters and forget static, hollow sound. Forget the days of Analogue audio, with USB your music is kept in digital format throughout the entire process, and the 24bit DAC means you can enjoy the best in sound quality with the IVA-W505. For the ultimate experience the IVA-W505's USB connection also supports Apple lossless playback. With Alpine, you can take your iPod on the road and sound good while you're doing it. The IVA-W505 offers both USB connection and Full Speed connection options, so you can even connect to two iPods at the same time. iPod USB adapter and USB cable included.
*USB connection is compatible with iPods (5th generation), iPod classic, iPod touch, and iPod nano(1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation).
You can also view and control your iPod movies from the IVA-W505 screen, using the supplied USB cable, without the addition of any additional adapters. Keep your kids happy with all their favorite videos stored right on your iPod. With Dual Zone you can control your iPod video from the front seat, while your kids view their shows from the comfort of a Rear Seat Entertainment system. Video playback is currently compatible with the iPod (5th generation), iPod nano (3rd generation), and the iPod classic.
More music with USB. With the IVA-W505's USB connection you can choose to connect USB storage devices or MTP USB music players so you can enjoy even more music. Search and play all your music files.
Full Speed Connection for iPod lets you enjoy all your favorite iPod tracks on the road. View Playlist, artist, album, song, podcast, genre and composer search right on the screen of your head unit. There's no need for bulky interface boxes, just a KCE-422i cable (*optional) that connects your iPod directly to your Alpine. Forget FM transmitters and forget static, hollow sound. Full Speed Connection also supports Apple lossless playback. With Alpine, you can take your iPod on the road and sound good while you're doing it. The IVA-W505 offers both Full Speed connection and USB connection options, so you can even connect to two iPods at the same time.
Have lots of music? Find it fast! With Alpine's exclusive QuickSearch 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 all your iPod search capabilities, and even your radio stations. Large control buttons and a rotary encoder make it easy to search all sources, including iPod and Satellite radio. No interruptions, while you search, so you can keep enjoying your music. For those iPod users with huge music libraries, check out Percentage Search. This uses the head units preset buttons to quickly jump to different portions of your list, then just scroll to your exact selection with the rotary encoder. Simple, Easy and Fast!
Get all the music and programming you want to hear in crystal-clear digital format (with the TUA-T550HD). FM stations with CD-quality sound, AM stations with FM-quality sound, and virtually no distortion. With multi-casting capability HD1, HD2, and HD3, you'll hear more talk and music content from the stations you already receive.
Hear it, Tag it, Download it, Never forget it! Now if you're on the road, and you hear a song you like from an HD radio station, you can tag the song info right onto your iPod, so you can check it out later on iTunes. TUA-T550HD required, find out more about the convenience of iTunes tagging.
Upgrade your IVA-W505 to IMPRINT. Alpine has combined their in-vehicle sound system expertise with Audyssey's acoustical technology to deliver a sound system hardware-plus-software platform with breakthrough equalization technology. IMPRINT automatically overcomes the car's inherent acoustical challenges, and improves the sound stage, tonal balance, and definition.
Portable Nav units are great, but imagine being able to view those maps and navigation from a larger display. The IVA-W505's motorized faceplate opens up to reveal a DVD-CD slot and dedicated Blackbird docking station. Your PMD-B200 Portable Nav can now be docked directly inside the IVA-W505 Double DIN AV head unit, turning your dash into a convenient and larger 7" touch screen control center. Once tucked inside, you've created a completely integrated Audio/Video/Navigation system, with all the flexibility of a portable! You even get access to the Blackbird's built-in Bluetooth wireless technology, right from your Touch Screen.
Have lots of music? Find it fast! With Alpine's exclusive QuickSearch 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 QuickSearch 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.
Don't fuss or fiddle with your phone and say goodbye to uncomfortable headsets and earpieces. Get the convenience of carrying on phone conversations in your car*, hands-free!
This unit is Bluetooth wireless technology ready so you can add a KCE-350BT adapter to pair up your cell phone with your head unit. Now make and receive phone calls conveniently with both hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. View caller information including caller ID, missed, dialed, received calls and even phonebook right from the head unit display. Speak using the supplied microphone, then listen through your car's speakers. You can set up your cell phone/head unit to automatically answer your calls and even have your phone automatically connect as soon as you start your car. With select compatible phones with streaming audio capability, you can listen to and control music stored on your phone and have it stream through your Alpine system.
SIRIUS or XM, Alpine brings your choice of satellite radio inside your car. Add the KCA-SC100 interface for your portable SIRIUS Plug-n-Play device and get automatic Game Alert and Song Alert services, plus convenient program replay and pause functions. The IVA-W505 also supports the new XM Mini Tuner solution (*sold separately), so now you can conveniently use the XM Mini Tuner in your vehicle.
Add a rear view camera to your vehicle to make your drive easier. See what's behind your vehicle, right from your IVA-W505 screen.
The IVA-W505 offers an optical digital output for the very highest in sound quality. Enjoy crystal clear sound from all you r favorite CD's. Add a PXA-H701 Multimedia Manager and enjoy a true 5.1 experience in your vehicle to hear your favorite music like the band is playing in your car. Even watch to all your favorite movies with a complete surround sound soundtrack!
Replace the factory-installed head unit without loss of this convenient option. The IVA-W505 allows you the option of controlling your head unit right from your factory installed steering wheel controls. (*third party adapter required). Use popular brand names such as Soundgate or PAC to add this feature.