Alpine INE-F904DC – Halo 9 Camper & Truck Specific Navigation System
The Alpine INE-F904DC is the new and improved version of the iLX-F903D Media System. Carrying on the Halo 9 due to it’s impressive nine inch screen size boasts some super amazing features such as Digital Radio, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. You now also get the added benefit of having a Full Navigation System as well rather than just relying on your Mobile Phone Apps.
This is a Specific Truck and Campervan version which allows specific profiles. After setting up your truck or motorhome in the system, the Alpine unit will propose appropriate navigation routes for your vehicle.
The new Alpine Halo9 Navi features iGo Primo NextGen navigation with TomTom maps for 46 countries and 3 years free-of-charge map update. You can also use navigation apps (such as Google maps, Waze, etc) with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Halo 9 is certainly the bigger brother of the iLX-702D and builds on an already great system. The massive 9″ screen that is fully adjustable either on a tilt or up and down means that no matter what vehicle it’s installed into, you’ll get the perfect viewing angle. Popular with VW Transporter owners that have always suffered from Sun-Glare when installing an aftermarket system the Halo 9 means that this will never be an issue.
The INE-F904D Alpine Halo 9 brings a 9-inch high-resolution touch-screen to any vehicle with 1DIN installation space. The super-slim display appears to simply hover over your dashboard and even includes a white LED ambient light on the bottom. You get Built in Navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, DAB digital radio, USB video playback, Bluetooth hands-free and audio streaming and much more with this amazing product. Bring the future of car-media to your ride with the Alpine Halo 9.
Halo 9 Navigation System Installed into a Volkswagen Transporter T6
Alpine Halo9 Navi for Campers and Trucks
The INE-F904DC is an advanced navigation unit with DAB + and a 9 “WVGA touch screen and with a design without a disk drive (without CD / DVD). It uses a 1DIN chassis for itself, it seems that it” floats ” on the dashboard of the vehicle, which allows this large screen to be installed in a variety of vehicles without requiring a custom installation Many large vehicles have a 1 DIN installation bracket on top of the windshield; the Halo9 Navi It can be easily installed as a “suspended” configuration.
1DIN Chassis – 9″ Screen
The INE-F904D features a 1DIN chassis, making it immediately compatible with any vehicle with either 1DIN or 2DIN radio dock. The 9-inch high-resolution touch-screen is attached to the front of the media box with steel brackets to achieve a rock solid display that does not wobble while driving.
Edge-to-Edge Glass Design
The amazing 9-inch display sits in a super slim housing with edge-to-edge glass and a nice chrome trim around the edge. Combined with the touch-responsive hard-keys on the bottom it makes the units stunningly beautiful and very modern in function and appearance.
Adjustable Display Angle
You can adjust the INE-F904D’s display angle from +45 degrees to -20 degrees to match a wide range of dashboard angle. After the display angle is set, it gets locked into place during installation to be rock-steady while driving over any terrain and when pushing with your finger on the display to control the unit.
Adjustable Display Height and Distance
The display height can be adjusted +/- 3cm from the center position. This allows fully standing or hanging display configurations as well as everything in between. You can also adjust the distance of the display to your dash in a 20mm range. After the display height and distance to the dash are selected, everything gets locked into place to be very solid.
Manufactured for Motorhomes and Trucks
If you drive a motorhome or truck, this is the perfect product for you. The INE-F904DC unit features the nextgen iGo cousin navigation with pre-installed TomTom maps from 46 countries, with truck software and motorhome profiles (S – M – L) also preinstalled. Customers have cartography updates for the navigation system, free for 3 years.
Pre-installed motorhome profiles
You can choose between 3 different motorhome profiles (small, medium and large motorhomes) or create your own profile. The Alpine system will take into account the measurements and weight of your vehicle to propose the most appropriate routes for it.
If you carry dangerous cargoes, flammable explosives or dangerous gases / liquids, you can also choose it from the menu, taking this merchandise into account when calculating the route. The system will avoid the center of cities or nature conservation areas that do not allow the transit of such charges.
Works with Apple CarPlay
Simply connect your iPhone to the USB port of your Alpine Halo9 and launch Apple CarPlay to communicate, navigate and stay entertained with your favourite smartphone apps. Most apps are Siri optimized so you can keep your eyes on the road. Apple CarPlay is compatible with iPhone 5 and newer.
Works with Android Auto
Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With a simple and intuitive interface, integrated steering wheel controls, and powerful new voice actions, it’s designed to minimize distraction so you can stay focused on the road. Android Auto automatically brings you useful information, and organizes it into simple cards that appear just when they’re needed.
Waze is a community driven navigation app, that displays the location of your friends, road hazards, police stops and much more.
If you have a Spotify account, you can now use it in your car as well. Spotify is available for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and features the same search and playback functionality as the app on your smartphone. Paired with the amazing 9-inch touch-screen this is a must-have app for your Alpine.
Push the voice button on your Alpine unit or your steering wheel buttons (if supported) to activate Siri or the Google Assistant. You can simply ask to call people, ask for route directions, write and send messages, ask for weather forecasts and much, much more.
The built-in Bluetooth module allows wireless connection of a mobile phone for hands-free communication. A very intuitive user interface makes it very easy to set microphone and speaker volume. It also includes a speed dial function for the most frequently called numbers. Bluetooth also enables audio streaming from the phone: audio content or even internet radio can be wirelessly transferred to your Alpine unit.
Built-in DAB Digital Radio
The built-in DAB tuner uses the most advanced digital technology to deliver radio reception with outstanding, noise-free sound quality. DAB+ also offers many other advantages over traditional FM radio: choose from a much wider range of radio stations and after the initial station scan easily select your desired channels from an alphabetic or genre list of available stations.
Vehicle Data-Bus Connectivity
If your car is equipped with parking sensors, you can continue to use this convenient function with your iLX-F904D. Alpine offers many vehicle data-bus interfaces to connect your Halo9 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.