Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

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dmg15
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Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

Post by dmg15 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:45 pm

I have an Alpine iLX-702D which is not listed in the compatible radios section. It’s a fairly new model and is basically the new version of the iLX-007E (which is on the list). Will it still work in my 2008 Passat R36 if I get the maestro RR and VW T harness? I have factory sat nav, parking sensors and bluetooth but no dyn audio sound upgrade.

Thanks :)

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Dara DeGrand
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Re: Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

Post by Dara DeGrand » Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:56 am

Because we are a North American company and only have a partnership with Alpine USA, not Alpine Europe.

That radio is not a North American model, so it is not iDatalink compatible. The iLX-007E is not on the list, as it is also a European model.

If you used the RR, the only things we could do with this radio are steering wheel control retention and OEM amplifier retention.
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Re: Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

Post by dmg15 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:05 am

Well that is surely unfortunate 😣

I thought i had stumbled across a dream result for integration with my passat at a fraction of the price of the alpine solution that they cant even confirm will work with my car or not! Damn. It seems like a great product anyways; i hope its not long before you dominate the world market and we can enjoy the same great tech on this side of the planet.

Thank you all the same.

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Re: Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

Post by asd255 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:27 pm

You have plans to support European models?

Pioneer AVIC-W8400NEX and Z910DAB are the same.
The port for Maestro RR connection is on both models.

I'm sure that MAestro RR support is disabled in the firmware for European models.
This is a big minus. I really want to have all the possibilities of Maestro RR for European consumers.

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Re: Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

Post by Zack Flynn » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:10 pm

IT isn't that we don't support models from different regions. It's that the hardware for supporting the Maestro is not present from the radio manufacturer
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Re: Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

Post by asd255 » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:50 pm

support for European models is limited software.
PCB the AVIC-W8400NEX (NA model) and AVIC-Z910DAB (EU model) models are the same.
firmware from w8400NEX and Z910NEX are the same.
the presence of a UART port is in both models.

Last year, I chatted with Pioneer Russia representatives at the seminar and they were surprised that there was such a solution for the NA market.

It would be great if maestro RR support for European models appeared. This is missing in my radio.

other idatalink products are sold in our country, but not maestro rr (

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Re: Alpine ILX-702D compatibility

Post by Dara DeGrand » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:59 am

I'm sorry; we asked the radio manufacturers in Europe to partner with us and they chose not to. This one is out of our control.
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