Alpine iDA-X305S Display Glitch

  • I just discovered a problem with my newly purchased Alpine iDA-X305S. 

    I primarily use it with my iPod. Whenever I play a podcast, there is a white mostly-rectangular flaw that is displayed near the bottom of the screen. This doesn't show up when playing mp3s or audio books, just podcasts. 

    Here is what it looks like. The photo on the left is the radio playing an MP3. The one on the right is a podcast. 


    Has anyone else had this problem, and if so, how did you fix it?

    I would prefer not having to exchange the radio, especially since this site now shows it to be out of stock. 

    Any help would be appreciated. 

    [edited by: Ryan at 4:02 PM (GMT -5) on Thu, Mar 15 2012]
  • I don't have a unit to test so I've contacted Alpine to see if they have any input. I'll post any information I get from them.


  • Any update on this? It looks like you have at least the Bluetooth version in stock now.

  • I have not received anything that will provide a resolution. At this point they're looking into the problem.


  • Just for reference, mine does that too. Only for podcasts and only on that display type. When I switch to the full album art view it's not there.