Sporting luxury design exclusively engineered for your VE Commodore Series-2
Impressive as it looks, Alpine’s Halo9 infotainment with exclusively designed and engineered VE Commodore Series-2 luxury solution takes your driving experience to the next level.
The incredible 9-Inch display is simply stunning in the dashboard bringing a premium feel and aesthetic upgrade to the interior, all while offering the latest technology, entertainment and convenience.
Equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto you have a multitude of smartphone options available. You can get directions with navigation apps, make calls, send and receive messages and listen to music all in a way that allows you to maintain full focus on the road. Using your smartphone apps through the 9″ capacitive display is snap or you activate Siri and Voice Recognition for minimised distraction.
Enjoy all your favourite audio with a limitless amount of options such as music apps including Spotify, Vox, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Podcasts and even DAB+ digital radio providing a wide range of digital only radio stations.
A wide range of entertainment options are made possible through the iLX-F309E with HDMI and USB connection allowing for high quality video and audio playback. What’s more DVD and CD’s can be played back in high resolution with the optional DVE-5300 optical drive.
For a detailed list of apps that have been CarPlay approved by Apple, head over to their website here: http://www.apple.com/au/ios/carplay/
The 7-Inch Dynamic Drive Assist capacitive display elevates your vehicle interface, giving you smartphone-like and intuitive command of climate settings. Even more thrilling, the sports display mode, provides real-time vehicle information such as speed, tachometer, gear shift, brake and acceleration, oil temperature, voltage and much more, there is even a stop watch letting you capture acceleration and lap times when your out on the track. Making parking easier then ever, the 7″ display shows visual representation of factory installed park sensors when engaged, plus you can add-on an optional Alpine front and rear camera system to the Halo9 9-Inch display.
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.
Audio Streaming Apps
With Apple Music onboard for Apple CarPlay you have access to 60+ million ad-free songs at your fingertips which you can search genres, artists, podcasts and expertly crafted playlists. With the use of Apple CarPlay or 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.
RCA Camera Connection
You add can add a optional reverse camera via the RCA input, as well as as front camera with the optional KCX-C2600B. This will provide a wide view of obstacles surrounding your vehicle. A factory equipped camera can be integrated with optional parts and dealer installation.
CAN-UART Steering Wheel Controls
Alpine’s CAN-UART protocol capability provides connection to the vehicle CAN vehicle data bus. The Alpine system is linked to the vehicle CAN system enabling steering wheel control of audio and phone functions, as the connection is via CAN it is more accurate and responsive than typical aftermarket IR interfacing.
Alpine Exclusive Solution for Seamless Fitment and Installation
Engineered for Alpine Halo9
Alpine has engineered the VE Series-2 solution specifically and exclusively for Halo9. Ergonomics and aesthetic integration is paramount, the angle and positioning of the display is perfectly set for ease of use and pinpointed into the dashboard for a superior ‘OE style’ upgrade to your vehicle. Moreover, the piano black fascia and 7-Inch Dynamic Drive Assist display modernises your vehicle dashboard and interior.
The precision installation parts included are; 7-Inch Dynamic Drive Display, Fascia, Brackets, Direct Wiring Harness, Fakra Connection and Factory Steering Wheel Controls connected via CAN/UART. The installation kit is engineered specifically for Alpine Halo9 only. For vehicles equipped with a factory reverse camera can be integrated with the Halo9, but will require optional parts and dealer installation.
7-Inch Dynamic Drive Assist Climate Control with Sports Display Interface
Dual Climate Control
From 7″ capacitive display you can intuitively adjust the climate settings by gliding your finger or by touching a specific point on either the temperature or fan speed dials. You can set dual zone temperatures and select air conditioning on/off. The display also shows external temp, battery voltage and percentage gauges. The battery percentage gauge can be changed to oil temp by touch and hold of the gauge.
Sports Display Mode
By touching the sports mode icon, the display turns into a dynamic driver info centrepiece displaying realtime tachometer, speed, acceleration and braking, steering angle, battery voltage and selectable battery percentage or oil temperature gauge, all while showing the climate temperature settings. The sports display provides quick access to the vehicle info page and the chronograph stopwatch.
Ventilation Select Mode
When in climate mode, simply touch the centre dashboard and the display animates to enter the ventilation mode, by touching the dashboard area you can toggle on/off and through the ventilation modes. Additionally, by touching the icons you can select demister and air recirculation on/off . When you’re done, the display automatically animates back to the climate mode.
Gear Shift Display
In sports display mode, for automatic transmission vehicles the gear shift is displayed, momentarily showing the sequential gear the vehicle is shifting to, as well as selected gear modes such a reverse, park, neutral, drive and sports. For manual vehicles the gear shift display is not available, however clutch engaged is displayed and the green shift light indicator becomes lit when an optimal gear shift up is recommended.
Hazard Hard Key
In the event of an emergency or alert situation the ‘Hazard’ hard key icon can be selected, when activated the GUI flashes on the display along with the vehicle blinkers. The Hazard hard key system is constantly awake and operationally, even if the climate system is turned off the Hazard system can be engaged at anytime.
Park Sensor Display
If your vehicle is equipped with factory front and rear park sensors the 7-Inch Dynamic Drive Assist display automatically shows the park sensor visual graphic when reverse is engaged. The vehicle top-view is displayed and a visually warning indicates objects in close varying proximity to the vehicle in tandem with the audible caution chimes.
Halo9 for VE Series-2 Commodore Calais / Berlina / Omega
Alpine brings luxury and sophistication to your VE Series-2. Exclusively styled for Calais, Berlina or Omega your dashboard is elevated to a 9″ display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 7″ capacitive display provides climate adjustment and realtime vehicle information, plus the GUI colour is RGB customisable.
HSV Vehicle Identification
Ideal for HSV owners, you can view crucial vehicle data such as the VIN number, year of manufacture, engine and factory power specification, build plant. Your specific HSV model can be also set and displayed, selecting from Clubsport, Senator or GTS.