The features on this head unit are out of this world.it has features i don't even think I would use. You can't go wrong if you have a quality head unit.in the name alpine says it all.tons of adjustment f9r different car applications. it also has a app that you can adjust from your phone..sweet deal here.and love the 6v preouts
Double DIN Bluetooth In-Dash CD/AM/FM Car Stereo w/ App Direct Mode
- Alpine CDE-W265BT In-Dash Receiver
- CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
- Power Output:
- Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels
- RMS: 18 watts x 4 channels
- Built-in iPod/iPhone control
- Text-to-speech Facebook updates
- Requires Alpine TuneIt app with text-to-speech feature
- Siri Eyes Free mode
- App direct mode
- 2-line LCD text display with variable color illumination
- Optional remote control
- Authorized Internet Dealer
- 1-year Sonic Electronix Warranty
Playback and Audio Features:
- CD/CD-R/RW, MP3/WMA/WAV
- AM/FM tuner with 18FM/12AM presets
- iPod and iPhone Ready: Standard USB-to-iPod Cable and USB-to-Lightning Cable compatible
- Pandora control for iPhone and Android devices
- SiriusXM Replay function so you can pause, rewind, and replay up to 60 minutes of live content.
- 9-band parametric equalizer with 11 preset settings
- Bass Engine SQ button
- 24-Bit DAC
- Features 5 selectable bass profiles
- Built-in high and low pass filters
- Subwoofer level and phase controls
- Use the CDE-W265BT’s pre-amp output to add a subwoofer and mono amplifier, to complete your musical experience with clean, deep low bass output.
- 3-way crossover capable
- Time correction function
- 3.5mm Front Audio Auxiliary Input
- Front USB Input
- CD text information display
- MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
- Built-in Bluetooth technology for hands-free talking and audio streaming
- Supports A2DP audio streaming
- Works with most Bluetooth enabled cell phones
- Includes an external wired microphone for clear, convenient talking
- 3 Sets of 4V preamp outputs (front, rear and subwoofer)
- SiriusXM Satellite Radio Ready: SiriusXM Radio Package and subscription required and sold separately
- Steering Wheel Control Ready: PAC ControlPRO or the Axxess ASWC-1 required and sold separately
PROP 65 WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead and lead compounds, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. For more information, visit www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
In-Dash Receiver Specifications
Single DIN: 1 DIN dimensions will work with all single DIN installation kits we have to offer. Single DIN radios are the most common size for after-market stereos.
Single DIN slot with flip-out screen: The DIN stereo includes a retractable, flip-out screen. Before purchasing, make measurements to be sure there is no interference with dash accessories such as A/C vents or shift levers.
Single DIN slot with a larger face: Standard single DIN size, but the display is larger then the standard single DIN size. Due to the nature of the larger face, problems may arise when installing in particular vehicles. These stereos are great for single DIN slots where you want a larger screen.
1.5 DIN: This size is very uncommon in vehicles, however this size opening is most commonly found in Chrysler and Chevrolet vehicles.
Double DIN: Approximately 4-inches in height, this size is becoming more common every year. Prior to 2000, this size was typically only found in Japanese vehicles such as those made by Honda or Toyota. Now, it is becoming more popular for many vehicles to be fit with a Double DIN opening.
Detachable / Removable faceplate security: The most common anti-theft feature. It allows you to take the faceplate with you, thus disallowing operation, which deters theft.
Security Codes: Mainly a feature in high end video units which do not have a detachable face / screen. Once the unit is uninstalled (or stolen), a security code (or PIN) is required upon reinstallation. Though you no longer have your unit after the theft, the thief also does not have your security code, which makes the unit useless. The hope is the thief knows which units have security codes and he/she chooses not to steal your unit because of the security code.
Ghost technology: This is not commonly used, but can be found primarily in a select number of 2004-2005 head units. It creates an illusion that no unit is installed by appearing completely black when turned off. Potential thieves may steer clear because it appears as though no head unit is installed.
Anti-theft covers: Similar to ghost and hiding faces because they only create an illusion that the face/unit is not in place.
ESN: Stands for Electronic Serial Number. Allows the disabling of the radio and allows tracking if it is stolen.
Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.
Dot-Matrix Text Display: A simple display which uses dots in specific illuminated color(s) to light up and form letters or numbers that are displayed on the receiver.
Graphic or Motion Display: Typically found in mid to high-end receivers and give your text information and receiver more life by adding motion, backgrounds, or multiple colors to your display. There are types of graphic displays such as 3D Graphic, Motion, and OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) displays. They can range from one color to full color displays and typically allow you to select from one of many built-in animations, background images, screensavers or other graphics to enhance your experience and add an extra bit of personality to your system. Some units also come with software that allow you to load your own customizable pictures or animations.
LCD Monitor Display: Can be as small as 2" or as large as 10". Some LCD displays are motorized for angle adjustment. LCD monitors display full motion video playback as well as your standard text such as track status, radio station information and more depending on the receiver's features.
Multi-Color: When more than one color is on the display, for example one part of the text is white, while the other part is blue.
Variable-Color: The display colors can be changed by the user. If the default color of text/display is blue for example, the user can change the settings to where the color turns to red. Variable color displays are typically described in detail in the item's description.
TFT-LCD Display: In-dash receivers with a video screen that display multiple colors and often times video such as DVD, navigation or other video sources.
- RMS Power
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio
This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.
Audio / Video Inputs
RCA Composite Inputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.
This is commonly referred to as a mini-jack or a headphone jack. It is a 3.5mm plug that transfers audio only. There is a right and left audio channel on the plug which allows for stereo sound playback.
3.5mm AV Input
These plugs look similar to the common 3.5mm mini-jack, however they carry a third channel dedicated for video.
This means that an auxiliary input is possible, but only with the use of an optional accessory. These optional adapters will sometimes use the CD Changer port or other port on the back of a unit that might restrict the use of other expandability features. These accessories are typically sold separately.
Some in-dash head units are built-in with the navigation features, while others require an add on navigation box. Other navigation options include portable navigation units that you can take with you or attach to the dash of your vehicle.
If "Yes", then the aftermarket stereo is compatible with steering wheel remote controls. If an additional accessory is required for the steering wheel controls to work properly, a compatible piece will be listed.
Warranty and Return Policy
Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews
New Albany, MS
January 8, 2016
Bought this to go in my 2010 Tacoma Reg cab. Awesome unit! Does everything I wan't it to & then some. Do yourself a favor & print out the user manual. You're gonna need it ! A lot of bells & whistles, & a bit of a learning curve to figure it all out, but worth it!
4 stars in durability only because I've had it a few months & 4 stars in Ease of Use as stated above.
2 of 2 found this helpful
November 28, 2018
I love this head unit it has the ability to run active and what that means is you can process the signal before it’s amplified so you get the best from your amp it’s not waisting any power trying to produce frequency’s your speakers do t even play anyways. Also is has time alignment so you get a great sound stage and sound quality second to none. If you want to go active without spending $500-$600 on a processed this is the way to go. I myself didn’t need car play cause I just use my iPhone in my car so this had everything else I wanted in a head u it and so much more. I am running it in two way active mode to a set of focal KRX2 61/2’s being powered by a DC 175.4 and got two DC lvl4 12’s being ran off a DC audio 2k amp for my sub stage and omg is it incredible it can get stupid loud yet turn it down just a hair and you get concert haul sound from my system.
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Bowling Green, KY
July 22, 2017
I got this to replace a Nixon touchscreen radio that went nutty after about 6 years. At this point, I just wanted something simple that did the job. This radio has some nice features - Pandora, Bluetooth, iPod, etc. It's nice that the bluetooth displays the songs that are playing. The phone feature displays the name & number. The sound is great. About the only con would be that the display is LARGE - information has to scroll to read it all. It would be nice to have smaller pixels to be able to display more information on screen at a time.
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Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.