This product has been awarded a 2010 CES Innovations Designs and Engineering Award, a prestigious honor that recognizes the most innovative consumer electronics products. This annual competition is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). Products are judged on evaluation criteria that include engineering qualities, aesthetic and design qualities, function, and user value. Award Category: In-Vehicle Audio
Alpine’s Marine line was recently named “Favorite Stereo Manufacturer” in Powerboat magazine’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards! Readers were asked to submit their favorite brands within 20 different marine categories. Alpine’s line of dedicated marine products came out on top in the audio category!
Designed for Marine Use
The CDA-118M is designed for full operation in your boat. The CDA-118M comes in a 1.8 DIN faceplate size, for an easy upgrade for standard marine head units. This unit features a large 2-line LCD screen, viewable in direct sunlight. Skip-resistant CD mechanism ensures continuous playback while you’re on the waves. The CDA-118M is fully IPx5 waterproof and salt fog/UV certified. EEPROM no-loss memory, ensures even when the boat is not in use and the battery is disconnected, all your radio presets, zone controls, sound adjustments will stay intact.
IPx5 and ASTM-B117 Tested
The CDA-118M undergoes strict marine testing, including intrusion protection and salt fog tests to ensure performance on water conditions. Testing includes being subjected to a jetting water stream at 3.3 gallons per minute, and the unit must stay water-tight for 3 minutes at a distance of 10 feet. For salt/fog testing, the unit is placed in a chamber to withstand water with %5 sodium chloride (salt), sprayed at a rate of 12ml/hour for 24 hours. The CDA-118M is IPx5 rated and ASTM-B117 certified.
A large double-action encoder in conjunction with the easy-to-read 2-line display, makes your search functions in all your source modes a breeze. Direct source buttons make it convenient to switch from iPod to Satellite radio, to CD to FM/AM tuner.
Multi-Zone Volume Control
Get control over one zone with front/rear/sub preouts, and a second zone with 2 additional preouts, or all simultaneously, using the dedicated volume zone control button.
Entertainment on Deck
The CDA-118M provides seamless integration of all digital media sources in the boat. Expand your sound system with the same quality Alpine has brought to you in your car for over 30 years. In addition to CD and iPod® or iPhone® playback(cable included), this Ai-NET unit is ready for a multitude of sources including SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, HD Radio®, DVD changer, and enhanced sound with IMPRINT (Separate adapters and/or subscriptions required.)
Works with iPhone and Made for iPod
The iPod cable, included, provides direct iPod and iPhone connection. Get full control and playback of your iPod or iPhone right from the head unit. In addition to playback, the KCU-440i also charges your iPod or iPhone for instant music access, all the time.
Compatible iPods and iPhones
- iPod touch 1G, 2G (ver. 3.0)
- iPod nano 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G
- iPod classic 80GB, 160GB (ver 1.1.2PC), 120GB (ver 2.0.1)
- iPod video (ver 1.3)
- iPhone 3GS (ver 3.1), 3G (ver 3.0)
- iPhone (ver 3.0)
For clarity in identifying your model of iPod, visit Apple.
Note: This unit does not support video playback from iPhone/iPod.
Tons 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 artists, songs, albums, playlists, and radio stations. Large control buttons and a rotary encoder make it easy to scroll through all your sources, including your iPod, Radio stations and CD’s. No interruptions, while you search, just let the Alpine play.