The top 5 iPod Docks - a review in 2011
by Steve Macrie email@example.com
The primary purpose of an iPod dock is to charge the battery of your iPod. But with the innovative thinking of electronic gadget designers, these iPod docks have become even more useful. Today, they carry numerous features from speakers which can produce superb sound to alarms that gently wake you up. There are a variety of them available in the market and each boasts fantastic features which can be quite confusing especially for first time buyers. So to make it easier, here are 5 of the best iPod docks you can choose from.
Altec Lansing inMotion iM310
The iM310 speaker dock from Altec Lansing produces crystal clear audio and has the capacity to handle deep bass requirements. Powered by an AC adapter or batteries, this multimedia speaker dock is affordable and light on the budget. Allowing connectivity to a number of other devices like MP3 players and non-docking iPod units is a 3.5 mm supplementary input. The iM310 is entirely portable and weighs only 2.38 pounds.
JBL Micro Portable Speaker Dock
The JBL Micro Portable Speaker Dock can charge your iPod even while its power is off. It is attuned with every docking iPods which means compatibility with other models is not a problem. iPod synchronization with iTunes is made possible by one point dock connection which can be done even without removing the device from the docking point. A mini jack input is provided to connect several devices like PCs, laptops, MP3 players, portable radios and more. This product is fully portable and is powered by either an AC adapter or batteries. iPod navigation can also be done remotely.
Philips DC315/37 Speaker
This DC315/37 LED clock radio dock is another superb product from Philips. It is a bit costlier than other models in its category but with its numerous great features, it's well worth the price. This dock features dual alarm choices which allows for different alarm setting for weekdays and weekends, very valuable for people who do not want to be woken up too early on a Sunday morning. The alarm is gentle and not irritating, starting off with a low volume and raising gradually until you are fully up. The alarm can also be programmed to play FM radio. An auxiliary input is provided for connectivity to other devices.
Philips Executive 30-Watt Micro Speaker System
For those who cannot let go of their precious CD collection, the Philips Executive is just the right speaker dock for you. This device incorporates a CD player which blends well with your digital music collection. It packs a 30-watt output power comparable to a hi-fi system. Its docking point is well attuned with any docking iPod. Connectivity of USB devices like MP3 players is ensured by means of a USB direct connection port. With its Digital Sound Control and Dynamic Bass Boost, the sound produced is of high quality and very enjoyable to listen to.
Bose SoundDock Series II
If you long for a crystal clear sound and budget is not a problem, the Bose SoundDock Series II comes highly recommended. Connectivity to other devices such as CD players and MP3 players is achieved with a new auxiliary input port. It charges your iPod while in use and setting it up is simple with no additional setup needed. Control and navigation of this device can be done remotely with the inclusion of an infrared remote control. It is compatible with most iPod models and any iPod with a click wheel.
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