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Contemporary design meets dynamic style with an Alpine 8″ Multimedia Navigation System, harmoniously integrating into your Volkswagen dash with a premium, clean and professional finish. What’s more, seamless integration allows for retention of factory steering wheel controls, multi-function display information such as phone, radio and song information, park assist display and climate control display information; Alpine provides quality and convenience to compliment your Volkswagen vehicle.
Equipped with latest hardware and software configuration for remarkable speed and responsiveness, the X308AU sports a newly refined user-interface that makes control of features like the in-built Primo 3.0 Navigation better than ever. The new Primo 3.0 NextGen navigation provides greater operation speed, plus the addition of gesture control such as pinch zoom. With built-in safety camera alerts, school zones, 3D city maps and 4WD Off-Road maps, plus an extensive Point of Interest (POI) database Alpine’s premium navigation has you covered.
DAB+ digital radio, HDMI input, USB video and audio including playback of high resolution FLAC music are all effortlessly accessed via the stunning 8” capacitive display. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto brings your smartphone into the dashboard for phone calls, messages and music apps for an endless array of entertainment which can also be commanded via voice control. With its extra-large display and superior performance the X308AU will completely transform your driving experience.
POLO-X308AU Solution includes:
X308AU Advanced Navigation Unit Premium OEM Grade Fascia Kit, including mounting hardware
Wiring Harness, including Steering Wheel Control retention
Included Interface provides full control of factory installed Climate Control settings and Multi-Function Display, plus Parking Sensors via the X308AU screen
Steering Wheel Controls
Have full control of the factory steering wheel audio controls in your vehicle, as well as answer and hang up with Alpine’s built in Bluetooth connectivity.
Bluetooth phone information, radio station and music titles are viewable on the factory multi-function display.
Park Assist Display
View your factory parking sensors on the vibrant display to improve your comfort and safety while parking.
Conveniently display your vehicles climate control settings on the high-resolution screen providing clear and easy viewing.
Premium Built-In Navigation
The superb Primo 3.0 navigation platform provides an exceptional map viewing experience with features such as 3D landmarks, 3D cityscapes, lane guidance, pinch-zoom function
and a state of the art Points of Interest database. Plus, live traffic updates (TMC) provides you with traffic incidents and road hazard information.
3-Years Free Map Updates
With access to 3-years of free map updates you can keep the navigation maps up-to-date with changed and new road systems, as well as updated speed zones and traffic cameras.
Alpine 4WD Off-Road Maps
Alpine’s 4WD mode lets you explore thousands of Australia’s most popular tracks. Experience full guidance with a detailed 3D digital terrain and convenient turn-by-turn navigation so you can adventure off-road with ease.
Caravan and Camping Sites
The Alpine navigation system includes a comprehensive caravan and campsite database, allowing you to navigate to your favourite camp ground or utilise the points of interest function to find a new one nearby.
Pinch Zoom Gesture Control
Viewing the map is more intuitive than ever before with the new pinch zoom feature. You can easily move the map around with your finger and use a pinch to zoom in or out of the map.
One Look Display
Having trouble deciding on the music or navigation screen? The X308AU provides users with a elegant split screen to ensure that you can control both without the hassle of pressing multiple buttons.
4WD Track Search
Navigating through your off-road adventures is made simpler than ever with the convenient search function. Boasting a large 8” capacitive touchscreen you can search for your favourite 4WD tracks with ease.
Points of Interest Database
The iGO Primo 3.0 Navigation platform includes an extensive POI database so you can search by category, name and other criteria. This is helpful when looking for restaurants, parking facilities or a specific petrol station.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto works seamlessly with the included GPS and Glonass antenna to provide an accurate navigation experience. With voice control you can set your destination or use the display to type in a location and begin driving. Plus, voice guidance gives you turn-by-turn instructions to keep you on your designated route.
The Sygic smartphone app is ready for use with Apple CarPlay bringing an in-car navigation experience to your dashboard. The Sygic app provides off-line maps with frequent updates and handy features such as traffic camera alerts, live traffic, lane guidance, actual speed and speed limits when using the paid service.
Available when using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Waze app provides a unique navigation experience offering alternative routes to save you time. Waze also provides real time user feeds from fellow Waze users of road and traffic and road hazards, camera alerts and police stops.
Apple CarPlay brings your apps to life all through the display. Listen to your favourite music apps such as Spotify or Tidal, plus make calls, get directions with maps, receive messages and see your calendar all while using the display or voice control.
The convenience of Android Auto lets you bring the ever-expanding apps into the dash of your car. From either the display or voice command you can make calls, send and receive messages, play music apps or set a destination via Google Maps or Waze.
Audio Streaming Apps
With Apple Music for CarPlay, 60+ million ad-free songs as well as expertly crafted playlists are at your fingertips to either stream or download to your device for offline listening. With the use of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Amazon Music and Google Play Music provides limitless entertainment to stream or download songs from a list of over 40 million ad-free tracks. Amazon Music, Google Play Music and Apple Music are paid subscriptions.
Access the worlds music library with millions of tracks and episodes available on Spotify. When using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto with the Spotify app, you can play the latest songs from your favourite artists, charts and playlists. Plus, browse through the collections of friends, artists, celebrities and radio stations all from the comfort of the driver’s seat. Furthermore, get unlimited skips, no ad interruptions and much more with the Spotify Premium paid subscription.
The VOX app for iPhone lets you play Hi-Res FLAC, ALAC, DSD, PCM music files, as well as sync music and playlists from Spotify, browse and play streams from SoundCloud, plus access radio stations from around the world. With Apple CarPlay and the VOX app enjoy Hi-Res music and audiophile sound as the artist intended. The VOX Premium paid subscription provides limitless space for your music and much more.
While using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Tidal app lets you stream your favourite songs in high quality audio. With over 60 million songs available to stream or download you have endless music options, plus you can stream guest playlists curated by the artists you love and listen to original playlists hand-picked by the Tidal experts. Tidal is a paid subscription.
Apple CarPlay brings your iPhone’s Calendar schedule to your dashboard so you can stay up-to-date with future events and important dates whilst on the road. What’s more, if you have a particular event with a location in your calendar, you can simply select the event from the display and Apple CarPlay will launch Maps and provide directions to the location with voice guidance.
Android Auto provides you with a simple yet convenient tab to display incoming notifications such as text messages and phone calls. Incoming text messages automatically notify you via the display or you can browse through recent messages. From the display you have the option to either preview the message text or play the message via text-to-speech.
USB Audio and Video Playback
A multitude of source options are available through the USB input on the X308AU. The USB port lets you connect memory devices to playback audio and video files, plus music from compatible iPod’s or iPhone’s.
Furthermore, high resolution FLAC music files are supported up to 24Bit/192kHz while AVI, MKV and MP4 video files are supported up to 1080p with superb clarity and image detail.
Built-in Bluetooth enables wireless connection of a mobile phone for the convenience and safety of hands free phone and audio streaming. Plus, you can use voice control through the built-in or external wired microphone.
DAB+ Digital Radio
DAB+ provides you with a range of quality digital only stations that you can search by station name. DAB+ offers clearer sound and improved reception, achieving a noise free, crystal clear radio listening experience.
Direct Camera Port
The X308AU has the ability to add the Alpine reverse camera via the direct camera input or (RCA with optional CAM-ALP-ADP). Plus, you can add up to 3 cameras with the optional
featuring touch control. KCX-C250MC
Siri, OK Google and Voice Control
The X308AU is compatible with Siri and OK Google voice recognition functions, allowing you to make calls, send and receive messages, navigate and select music all while maintaining full focus on the road.
Apple CarPlay: Siri Voice Control, Apple Music, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Apple Maps*, Phone Calls, iMessages, Music (*Please check Apple Map availability at Apple official website.)
Android Auto: Voice command, Google Play Music, Spotify, Google Maps, Messages, Phone Call, Music
Power Output: 4 x 50 W High Power Amplifier
Advanced Power IC
Display: 8-inch Capacitive WVGA High Resolution Display
White LED Backlighting System
50/50 Split Screen: Left / Right Position Changeable
Control Type: Touch, Drag, Flick
My Favourites Function
High Grade Audiophile Design
3 PreOuts (4 V, Front / Rear / Subwoofer)
AUX-In: 1 A/V AUX Input (3.5mm micro jack)
Steering Wheel Remote Control Function
Vehicle Display Interface Ready (UART connection)
Remote Control Ready
Navigation Guidance Mix
Camera Connection & Built-in Controls for Multi-View Cameras
Camera Guide Line Adjustment
Rearview Camera Display Automatic Boot-up
Simple Mode & Info Mode Display Selection
Live Contrast Adjustment
Menu Language: 24 Languages (for AV / Bluetooth), 29 Languages (Navigation Menu and Voice Guidance)
Anti-theft security code
Power Antenna Lead
Engine Start-Stop unaffected
Ready for optional DVD Player DVE-5300
DAB+ Tuner Built-in
DAB+ Slideshow Service
DLS (Dynamic Label Service)
DAB Service Following
RDS Fallback (where available)
Service Preset: 18 Preset Memory
Auto Ensemble/Service Memory
Service Search Function
PTY Search Function
Alphabet Search Function
Antenna Power Supply Selection
Built-in BLUETOOTH® Module
Wide Band Speech Technology
HFP (Hands-Free Profile) Compatible
Streaming Music: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Compatible
Streaming Music Control: AVRCP (Audio / Video Remote Control Profile) Ver.1.5 Compatible
Advanced BLUETOOTH® Technology
Connection: SSP (Simple Secure Pairing) Supported
Individual Profile Connection Hands Free Phone and Music Streaming
Phone Book: Phone Book Synchronization
Speed Dial: 4 Preset Memory (per phone)
Multiple Phone Number Registration: 5 Phone Numbers can be stored for one name
Device Name Display
Call History Display: Outgoing Calls / Incoming Calls / Missed Calls
Speech Volume Level Adjustment: Possible for Outgoing and Incoming Volume
DTMF (Touch-Tone) Function
Signal Strength Indicator
Battery Level Indicator
Made for iPod® and iPhone®
Compatibility for iPod/iPhone: compatible with all models except 1st and 2nd generation iPhone
Connection: KCU-471i Required (Sold separately)
Available Selections: Playlist / Artist / Album /Song / Podcast / Genre / Composer / Audiobook
Direct Up / Down: Playlist / Artist / Album / Genre / Composer
M.I.X. (Shuffle) Play: Song, Albums, All
Map Coverage: Australia and New Zealand
Menu Language: 29 Languages
Voice Guidance Language: 29 Languages for Voice Guidance, 15 Languages for Text-to-Speech (TTS)
Advanced Address Search
Post Code Search
Free Form Search
Partial Name Search
Advanced POI Functions
Smart Routes: Smart Routes using historic traffic patterns
Advanced Route Planning
Eco Route Search
7 Alternative Route Recommendation
Advanced TMC Mode
Map Display Mode: 2D Heading Up, 2D North Up, 3D
3D City Mode: 3D Building/Icon Display
Elevation Map Display: 3D maps with elevation mode
3D Motorway Junction View: Junction View with Sign Post
Drive Lane Suggestion
Voice Guidance Mixing
Direct Phone Call from POI data
3 Positioning Sensors: GPS, Gyroscope, Vehicle Speed Pulse
USB Media Connection
USB Connection: USB Extension Cable Included
Music Playback: FLAC/MP3/WMA/AAC compatible
Video Playback: MP4 compatible
File / Folder Name Search
Tag Info Search
Folder Up / Down
M.I.X. Random Play
Bass Engine SQ
Bass Engine™ Pro
Subwoofer Level Adjustment
Subwoofer Phase Select
Equaliser: Flat, Pops, Rock, News, Jazz, Electrical Dance, Hip Hop, Easy Listening, Country, Classical
Dual HD EQ (9-band Parametric Equaliser front/rear)
6 Channel Digital Time Correction
Digital Crossover Setting
Customised Sound Setting by Car Type
Application Volume Level Setting
Sound Setting Data Download
Easy, Step-by-Step Sound Customisation
Screen Size: 8-inch Capacitive WVGA
LCD Type: Transparent Type TN LCD
Operation System: TFT Active Matrix
Number of Picture Elements: 1,152,000 pixels (800 x 3 x 480)
Illumination System: White LED Backlighting
Effective Number of Picture Elements: 99.99%
Colour System: NTSC, PAL
Max Power Output Ratings
Max Power Output: 4 x 50 W
Tuning Range: 87.5 – 108.0 MHz
Mono Usable Sensitivity: 8.1 dBf (0.7 µV / 75 ohms)
50dB Quieting Sensitivity: 12 dBf (1.1 µV / 75 ohms)
Alternate Channel Selectivity: 80 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 65 dB
Stereo Separation: 35 dB
Capture Ratio: 2 dB
Tuning Range: 531 – 1,602 kHz
Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 25.1 µV / 28 dBf
Tuning Range: 153 – 281 kHz
Usable Sensitivity (IEC Standard): 31.6 µV / 30 dBf
USB Requirements: USB 2.0
Max. Power Consumption: 1,500 mA (CDP Support)
USB Class: Mass Storage Class, Play From Device
File System: FAT 16/32
MP3 Decoding: MPEG-1/2 AUDIO Layer-3
WMA Decoding: Windows Media™ Audio
AAC Decoding: ACC-LC format ′′.m4a′′ file
Number of Channels: 2-Channel (Stereo)
Frequency Response: 5 – 20k Hz ±1 dB *Frequency Response may differ depending on the encoder software/bit rate
Total Harmonic Distortion (at 1kHz): 0.008%
DynamicRange(at 1kHz): 95 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 100 dB
Channel Separation (at 1kHz): 85 dB
GPS / Glonass compatible navigation antenna included
BLUETOOTH® Version: Bluetooth V2.1+EDR
Output Power: +4 dBm Max. (Power class 2)
HFP: HFP (Hands Free Profile)
OPP (Object Push Profile)
PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
HSP (Head Set Profile)
A2DP: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP: AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
SPP (Serial Port Profile)
Subwoofer Level Adjustment: 0 to +15
Subwoofer Phase Setting: 0° or 180°
BASS ENGINE SQ: 5Mode, Level 0 to +6
HighPassFilter: 20 / 25 / 31.5 / 40 / 50 / 63 / 80 / 100 / 125 / 160 / 200 Hz
HighPassFilter (Slope): Off / -6 / -12 / -18 / -24 dB/oct.
HighPassFilter (Gain): -12 to 0 dB
LowPassFilter: 20 / 25 / 31.5 / 40 / 50 / 63 / 80 / 100 / 125 / 160 / 200 Hz
LowPassFilter (Slope): Off / -6 / -12 / -18 / -24 dB/oct.
LowPassFilter (Gain): -12 to 0 dB
Time Correction: 0.0 – 9.9ms (0.1ms step)
Dual HD EQ Front + Rear
Parametric Equalizer (Band 1): 20 – 100 Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 2): 63 – 315 Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 3): 125 – 500 Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 4): 250 – 1k Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 5): 500 – 2k Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 6): 1k – 4k Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 7): 2k – 7.2k Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 8): 5.8k – 12k Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Band 9): 9k – 20k Hz
Parametric Equalizer (Gain): -14 to +14
Application Volume Level Setting: -14 to +14
Input Format 720p/480p/VGA
Output Format 480p
Power Requirement: 14.4 V. DC (11-16V allowable)
Pre Output Voltage (Before Clipping): 4V / 10k ohms
Din Size: 1DIN chassis and 8” Capacitive Touch Screen
Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 178 x 50 x 164 mm
Monitor-Chassis Size (W x H x D) mm: 198 x 125 x 147 mm
Nose Piece Size (W x H x D) mm: 191 x 121 x 19 mm
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