Alpine IVA W502E


2-DIN DVD/DIVX/CD/MP3/WMA/AAC Bluetooth Mobile Media Station


  • Description
  • Features & Specifications
  • Accessories
  • iPod & iPhone Compatibility


2-DIN DVD/DIVX/CD/MP3/WMA/AAC Bluetooth Mobile Media Station

The IVA-W502E is Alpine’s most advanced mobile media station ever. Extremely versatile – it’s ready to playback the latest media formats including video and audio content direct from your iPod. Even more impressive, the brilliant 7” high resolution WVGA display delivers colourful, vibrant and true-to-life images. The enhanced graphic user interface provides selectable viewing modes, as well as iPod album artwork.

The included* Bluetooth module gives you hands-free operation of many Bluetooth enabled phones. To create the ultimate AV experience, connect the powerful PXA-H100 processor to realize the accuracy and stunning clarity of IMPRINT sound.

*Bluetooth module included at participating dealers only.

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What’s Built-in?

> Made for iPod

Connect your iPod and enjoy all your favourite iPod tunes on the road. Control the iPod right from the head unit, so you can see all your song information right from the display. Scroll through your songs as you would on your iPod. Easily find the song you are in the mood for.

> iPod USB cable for video Included

The included USB cable instantly makes your iPod® ready for connection, providing high-speed access and playback of video and audio content stored on your iPod®. With quick search you can search fast by using various search modes including artist, album, song, genre, podcast and much more.  What’s more, you can playback MP3/WMA/AAC music files stored on USB media.

> USB for iPod Video and MP3/WMA/AAC

The USB connection provides seamless access and playback of your audio and video content stored on your iPod®. It also lets you enjoy the convenient playback of MP3/WMA/AAC audio files stored on USB  media devices such as memory sticks and portable hard disc drives. What’s more, Alpine’s quick search function provides easy file and folder search, as well as alphabetical ordering and DRM10 (Digital Rights Management)* compatibility.

> WVGA High Resolution Display

WVGA screen technology delivers ultra-high-resolution for stunning image clarity and vivid colours. Plus, Visual Enhancement technology provides a clear picture and amazing contrast in very dark or bright scenes. This is the best display panel Alpine has ever offered.

> Parrot Bluetooth Ready with 2008 Adapter

Connect the KCE-400BT Parrot Bluetooth Module and KWE-460E Full Speed Adapter (available in KCE-400BTi bluetooth kit), to your 2008 head unit to receive full operation of bluetooth enabled mobile phones. Parrot Bluetooth provides the widest phone compatibility and software updates ensure future phone compatibility.

> WMA / MP3 / AAC

Play your compressed music files. When you purchase music from the Internet and burn it onto CDs, you naturally want to play it in your car. Select Alpine head units are fully compatible and are ready to handle all your compressed music files: AAC, MP3 and WMA. Plus, with Alpine’s Built-in high power amps and Alpine speakers, they’ll sound better than ever.

> DivX Videos

If you have movies or other digital video content stored in the ever popular DivX format, simply burn the files to a DVD disc and bring it to the car. What’s more, the IVA-W502E can playback DivX content with super high-quality video and audio.

> 24 bit D/A converter

To ensure only the best sound quality, premium Alpine head units use high-resolution Burr Brown 24-Bit Digital-to-Analogue conversion. The 24-Bit DAC decodes the digital signal into amazing sound reproduction, allowing for an incredible Signal to Noise ratio of 105dB.

> DVD Video/Audio Playback

Playback DVD video and ultra-high-end DVD audio recordings to enjoy true fidelity and clarity with up to 24-bit/192kHz processing, so you can experience each instrument or vocal in its own separate sonic space.

> 3 Preouts

The three sets of RCA PreOut lets you build a full-fledged sound system to add multiple amplifiers, speakers and subwoofers for a truly remarkable premium sound system. The subwoofer control allows you to adjust the bass level intensity to exactly how you like it.

> 50Watts x 4 Built-in Amplifier

This high quality head unit delivers exceptional clean sound from its built-in high-power 50Watts x4 amplifier. Perfectly matched to Alpine speakers, you will enjoy brilliant sound quality.

> Percentage Search for iPod

For especially big music libraries, the new Percentage Search function uses the preset buttons for quick jumps to specific parts of the list.

Expand Your System with These Options

> NVE-M300P Navigation Ready

The NVE-M300P navigation connects to Alpine Mobile Media Stations and offers the latest high-quality mapping with powerful features to guide you. 2D/3D maps, as well as 3D Landmarks makes orientation a breeze. Plus, text-to-speech voice guidance, red light and speed camera alert, school zones and SUNA™ Live Traffic updates all provide an enhanced navigation experience.


The PXA-H100 offers the unmatched benefits of Audyssey MultEQ sound calibration, which corrects all the acoustic problems in any vehicle AND actually improves the sound imaging and tonal balance. MultEQ applies equalisation using more than 500 points along the frequency spectrum, optimising the sound in the vehicle’s interior with incredible precision. If you want to do the tuning by yourself, the PXA-H100 also includes a wide range of sound tuning features, which can be controlled from the head unit or MMS.

> Reverse Camera Ready

This head unit is equipped with a dedicated camera input to connect the optional HCE-C105 reverse camera. The camera is compact for easy of installation, plus its picture is bright and clear, so you always know what is behind you for easy maneuvering and safety.

> DVD/CD Changer Ready

The Ai-Net connection lets you add the CHA-S634 6-disc changer to play CDs and MP3 tracks, or the DHA-S690 6-disc DVD/CD changer allows you to play the latest media formats including DVD Video, DivX, CD and WMA/MP3/AAC music files.

> Steering Wheel Remote Ready

Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready. Replace the factory-installed head unit without loss of this convenient option. Alpine head units that are steering wheel remote control ready allow you to control your head unit right from your factory installed steering wheel controls using a third party adapter. There are many popular brands such as PAC (Pacific Accessories Corporation), CAT (Car Audio Transponder), Peripheral Electronics and Connects2 that add this feature. Ask your Alpine Dealer for the solution to suit your vehicle.

> Remote Control Ready

With the optional infrared (IR) remote control, enjoy the convenience of effortlessly commanding basic functions of the Alpine head unit wirelessly.


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