Quality Dash Integration Without the Compromise
The KTX-ESD8 is designed specifically for the Alpine 8-inch AVN head unit to give it a factory finished look matching the shape, color and texture of your dash. This Perfect F.I.T. (Factory Integration Technology) kit is for select 2007 - 2014 Cadillac Escalade.
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Price: U.S. $500.00
Professional installation available at authorized retailers.
Enhanced My Favorites At Your Fingertips
Enjoy up to ten pages of eight shortcuts per user for the features that you use the most, such as:
- Audio Sources (HD Radio™, Pandora®, iPod®)
- Phone Settings (Most-dialed Contacts)
- Navigation Commands (Favorite Destinations, Quick Place Search)
A new shortcut soft key within all audio and hands-free sources makes it even easier to add sources than before. Share your vehicle with others. Set up “My Favorites” for up to two users. Easily add, delete, re-name, and re-arrange your short-cut icons by dragging the icon(s) to a new location on the screen. Your settings are kept as a personal profile linked to your phone via Bluetooth. The X008U loads your system preferences when your phone is connected, so you can quickly access the features you use the most by simply pressing the “star” button.
ALPINE RESTYLE Your Vehicle - You Won’t Believe It’s Not Factory
Compliment your X008U with a matching Perfect F.I.T. (Factory Integration Technology) dash kit for a factory finished look. Each vehicle-specific Perfect F.I.T. kit matches the shape, color and texture of your vehicle's dash, for a factory-finish look. Each kit comes with all the necessary accessories for the X008U, including vehicle-specific harness, antenna adapter and steering-wheel interface for vehicles with steering wheel control. The universal trim bezel can be used with vehicles that do not have a compatible Perfect F.I.T. kit.
Kits are currently available for 35 vehicle models, and kits for additional vehicles will continue to be added to the program. A universal trim bezel is available for vehicles that do not have a compatible Perfect F.I.T. dash kit.
Become a Tuning Expert with TuneIt 2.0 App Integration
- Expanded vehicle choices for easier sound system tuning
- Share your sound tunings on Facebook
- BassEngine SQ adjusts bass characteristics for different types of music
- Simple and easy on-screen Facebook notifications
Works with Pandora® Internet Radio for iPhone®, and Android™ Smartphones
Stream music from your Android or Blackberry smartphone using Alpine’s Advanced technology. Enjoy easy wireless operation of your favorite Pandora channels with Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down buttons directly on the faceplate, QuickSearch features, and even create new Pandora stations and bookmark your favorite tunes on-the-go. Alpine’s Media XPander PRO DSP-Sound Expansion circuitry ensures the best possible sound for streaming music from your Pandora connection. To enjoy the same great Pandora features from your iPhone, simply connect the included iPod/iPhone audio/video cable.
Note: Third party services may not be available in all areas; please contact an authorized retailer for coverage in your area.
Built-In Digital HD Radio®
Alpine does HD. Get all the music and programming you want to hear in a crystal-clear digital format. FM stations with CD-quality sound and AM stations with FM-quality sound, both with virtually no distortion. Extend your music choice further with multi-casting capability HD1, HD2, and HD3 and you'll hear more talk and music content from the stations you already receive. Alpine’s exclusive Smart Reception Management keeps you tuned in to your favorite HD digital sub-channels, even when you’re in an area with limited digital reception.
Made for iPod® / Works with iPhone®
It’s convenient to control your iPod or iPhone 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 X008U 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
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. You can even use Quick Search to easily 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 exceptionally 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.
Satellite Radio Ready
Upgrade your sound experience and expand your entertainment choices by adding SiriusXM satellite radio to your X008U. Using the SiriusXM Vehicle Connect Tuner and a SiriusXM subscription (both required and sold separately), you get access to an expanded channel lineup of new and exclusive commercial-free music, sports and comedy that includes SiriusXM Latino, a new suite of Spanish-language programming. The X008U lets you control SiriusXM features including iTunes® Tagging; SiriusXM Replay™ for pause, rewind and replay of up to 30 minutes of live SiriusXM content; Song Alert and Artist Alert for notifications when a favorite song or artist is playing on any channel; and Game Alert™ for notifications when your favorite teams from the NFL, NBA, NHL or college football and basketball leagues are playing live.
Go All-Digital with HDMI
Now it's possible to enjoy even more content than ever before with the X008U. The Alpine 8-inch now comes equipped with HDMI compatibility delivering an all-digital audio and video connection via a single cable.