ALPINE iLX-705D V2
DIGITAL MEDIA STATION
The iLX-705D is the successor of the highly popular, award winning iLX-702D Digital Media Station. This new generation includes many improvements, such as much higher screen resolution, wireless Apple CarPlay, 2 USB ports, as well as a built-in Class-D amplifier and Hi-Res Audio capabilities.
If you look for a high-performance 2DIN system for your car that includes all the latest features, cutting-edge media compatibilities and killer sound quality, the iLX-705D is for you.
Enjoy wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (wired) compatibility, DAB+ digital radio, USB video playback, Hi-Res Audio playback, Bluetooth hands-free and audio streaming and much more with this amazing Head Unit.
Bring exceptionally good sound quality into your vehicle: the Alpine iLX-705D is among the world’s first Head Units featuring a built-in Class-D amplifier and has a wide array of professional sound tuning functions, such as digital X-overs, a Parametric EQ, digital time correction and much more.
Alpine iLX-705D First Official Review
Next Generation 2DIN Digital Media Station
The iLX-705D is the official successor of the highly popular iLX-702D Digital Media Station. We further improved the product with a ton of new features, more compatibility, a HD screen and the world’s first use of a Class-D amplifier inside a Head Unit.
7-inch HD WXGA Display
The iLX-705D features the best 7” display we ever put into a 2DIN unit. The 7-inch HD touch-screen display features a resolution of 1280 x 720p (WXGA) and features stunningly vibrant colors and contrast – making icons, menus and visual content even more crisp in your dash. Especially when displaying small text or similar on navigation maps, you will welcome this high-res screen.
Wireless Apple CarPlay
The iLX-705D “Works with Apple CarPlay” wirelessly and lets iPhone users make and receive calls, access and write text messages, play music, and get direction in a way that allows them to stay focused on the road. Apple CarPlay is accessed through the capacitive touchscreen or the mic button to activate Siri voice control. Due to the WiFi connection, you can keep your iPhone in your pocket and do not need to plug it in all the time (except for charging).
2x USB Ports
While the iLX-705D is mech-less (no built-in CD/DVD drive), you still have plenty of entertainment options. 2 USB ports located on the back of the unit allow you for example to connect one mobile device for charging, while the other USB port is used to plug in a USB stick or hard drive to access audio and video files.
Android Auto Compatibility
Android Auto allows you to use hundreds of useful smartphone apps with your Alpine system (wired connection). There are many popular navigation apps available, such as Google maps, Sygic, Waze, Magic Earth – just to name a few. Enjoy music streaming with Amazon Music, Spotify, Deezer and others and stay connected with WhatsApp and other popular messenger apps – right from your Alpine screen.
World’s First Head Unit With Built-in Class-D Amplifier
The iLX-705D is next to the new Alpine Halo11 and Halo9 the world’s first aftermarket Head Unit featuring a built-in 4x 50 Watts Class-D amplifier – allowing excellent, high-end sound reproduction with highly reduced noise or phase shift. The key benefit of Class-D amplification technology is its high efficiency of about 90%, compared to 50 – 70% of Class AB amplifiers. New high-speed fans with internal heat sinks keep your Alpine car stereo cool – and the music playing.
Enjoy Excellent Sound Quality
Featuring a 56-band Parametric EQ in the advanced mode, a 2-way digital X-over, 6-channel digital time correction and several Bass Engine SQ and MediaXpander sound tuning options, you have excellent tools at your disposal to tune your iLX-705D and the attached amp / speaker system to perfection. But we didn’t stop there: The iLX-705D is Hi-Res Audio certified and can decode and playback Hi-Res Audio files up to 96kHz / 1.536 kbps from USB sources in uncompressed supported formats such as FLAC, WAV and APE.
Wide Entertainment Options
The all new DAB/ radio tuner allows DAB – FM switching and lets you enjoy seamless radio reception without interruptions. Next the increased USB video playback formats (MP4, MOV, FLV, MKV), the iLX-705D features many additional entertainment options: the built-in Bluetooth module allows audio streaming from your phone and the HDMI input enables the connection of an external video playback device.
Vehicle Data-bus Connection
If your car is equipped with parking sensors and, you can continue to use these convenient functions with your iLX-705D. Alpine offers many vehicle data-bus interfaces to connect your Alpine to your vehicle’s data-bus system. This enables compatibility with your vehicle’s steering wheel control buttons, display of air conditioning settings as well parking sensor display.
A rear view camera is a great way to make reversing safer. The camera image automatically comes on when you shift into reverse and distance guides that can be adjusted to match your car size will appear on the screen to help you safely park your car. Alpine offers a wide variety of front and rear facing cameras, including multi-view cameras with selectable viewing angles. You can even view the camera screen and parking sensor screen simultaneously, if your car supports it.