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Alpine-cde-133bt.33343259
8.7 out of 10

Alpine CDE-133BT

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Reviews and Problems with Alpine CDE-133BT

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Overall 2
2.0

Great Product Until.... then No Warranty or Support

Eric Schwarte, Amazon
17 September 2014
  • Summary: Bought this stereo back in February and it worked wonderful until about a week ago when it went into protect mode and would not send any power to the speakers at all. I called Alpine technical support, as Amazon and the seller, Ultimate Electronics, were not helpful in the least in resolving the issue, and the manufacturer said they will not support any warranty on ANY of their products purchased on Amazon, but only their authorized web dealers, which consists of 3...
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Overall 2
2.0

Fidgety bluetooth

Kenneth S., Amazon
5 June 2012
  • Summary: Great sound, simple design, and fine with calls. Bluetooth was a hassle -- though I can't say if it was simply defective or poorly integrated. Getting the unit to recognize my phone lists(recently called, missed calls, contacts, etc.) was a mystery that eventually resolved on its own. I had no problems accessing and playing my music library via BT. But it simply would not hold the connection when streaming internet content (e.g.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great - when it works

Amazon Customer "cmckay", Amazon
17 February 2012
  • Summary: Works great when it works. Unfortunately it only connects correctly to my Galaxy S3 about 1 out 10 times when I turn the car on. Turning the radio off and on will eventually resolve the issue but is a real pain to do. Can't use my iPod with it anymore either since Alpine won't release a fix for the latest iOS. Don't waste your time. It is obvious this manufacturer just doesn't care. Taking mine back.
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Overall 2
2.0

Solid, but blue tooth controls stopped working after a while

jpcjpcjpc, Amazon
17 February 2012
  • Summary: I bought this unit after extensive searching. My requirements were: -handsfree calling with good microphone /sound quality -excellent and rock-solid blue tooth support -good sound -Under $150 I've had it for about 6 months now. Initial setup of bluetooth with my iphone 4 was AWFUL. I (as usual) was in a hurry and couldn't find the instructions, so I just mucked around in the UI. Eventually I got it to connect with my iphone.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy if you own an iphone

Brian193, Amazon
17 February 2012
  • Summary: Unit was working fine until the iphone ios6 update. After many months of putting up with substandard operation between the iphone and the CDE-133, I finally tried to apply the update. This update requires bluetooth to upgrade the bluetooth. Anyone see a problem here? Wasn't filled with confidence when Alpine has a second upgrade procedure for when the first one doesn't work. Something went wrong with the update and now bluetooth does not work at all!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Alpine?

joerg s., Amazon
19 March 2014
  • Summary: Alpine entspricht doch Qualität, oder? Ich habe das Gerät jetzt ca. ein halbes Jahr. Anfangs alles schön ... doch jetzt verzerrt nach wenigen Minuten Spielzeit (egal ob CD, USB, usw.) der hintere Kanal. Also sobald das Ding habwegs warm gelaufen ist. Ich vermute dass der Rear-Verstärker im Eimer ist.
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Overall 2
2.0

Steinzeit

hti, Amazon
8 March 2014
  • Summary: Der Endstufensound ist gigantisch und das war es dann auch. Die Bedienung ist extrem umständlich (Titelsprung und Foldersprung an unterschiedlichen Stellen wild übers Panel verteilt) USB Audio genau so wie CD/mp3 Audio ist _nicht_ in der Lage alphabetisch abzuspielen. Es werden immer mal wieder Titel übersprungen, um an anderer Stelle wiedergegeben zu werden, auch wenn sie durchnummeriert sind. Mindestens für ein Hörbuch völlig unbrauchbar.
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2.0

User Review

Изергин Евгений, Yandex
18 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Магнитолой не удовлетворен: функционал не менее важен чем хороший звйк! Жалею, что не взял Альпу серии W 2din, там хоть эргономика боле-мене и дизайн похож на Альпу, а эта 133 обыная из серой массы.
  • Pros: О них уже все сказано раньше.
  • Cons: -Присоединюсь к педыдущему оратору по поводу руботы БТ. Плюс к вышесказанному: может подключить только "звук мультимедия" без "гарнитуры", хотя в установках и то и другое; -При завершении вызова по БТ очень громкий и неприятный звук (ну очень не приятный); -Не всегда "помнит" режимы воспроизведения: вседа ставлю "все в вслучайном порядке" и при очередном включении ГУ установка пропадает; -При переключении режимов воспроизведения сразу переключает и играющий трек (заче...
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