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Three ingenious iPod docking solutions

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March 22, 2007

inMotion iMV712

inMotion iMV712

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March 23, 2007 Altec Lansing created the first portable iPod speaker and the company is continuing in this tradition of innovation with several new products. The most interesting is the inMotion iMV712 which docks your iPod to offer a room filling sound and upsized viewing screen. There’s also the M812 high-end wireless home audio system which enables you to unwire the whole house delivering sound through walls, floors and ceilings up to 100 feet away. Finally, there’s the gorgeous iM600 engineered for quality audio performance with a full complement of features such as built-in FM receiver, remote control, sound field expansion and an on-board rechargeable Lithium-ion battery that offers over seven hours of battery life.

With 16 watts of power, the iM600 throws out some serious sound with the crystal-clear quality that Altec fans have come to expect. The iM600 is ultra portable, folding to the flat size of a small book. When fully opened, the iM600’s slight footprint is the perfect audio solution in the home or office where space is at a premium. SFX Sound Field Expander technology enhances the stereo listening experience by widening the sound field at the touch of a button. Custom-built, dual 2-inch neodymium drivers outperform rival products with smooth lows and razor-sharp highs.

Every inch of the iM600 is designed to offer complete flexibility and control. Convenient fingertip controls compliment the iPod docking station that flips open and closed for easy storage in your backpack or travel bag. The wireless remote features full iPod song navigation and speaker controls as well as FM scan and four FM presets. If you prefer to keep your iM600 on your desk or nightstand, you can charge your iM600 battery with the AC power supply and have it double as an alarm clock when used with an iPod.

While made for iPod, the iM600 is compatible with any portable audio device via the 3.5mm auxiliary input jack.

Features

    Integrated digital FM radio tuner Powerful sound via 16 watts of power Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery onboard or AC powered SFX “Sound Field Expander” technology fills the room with sound at the touch of a button Multi-function fingertip controls allow for easy iPod song navigation Wireless remote operates speaker functions, iPod song navigation and FM radio, including scan and presets iPod dock for recharge and sync Full array of connectivity options including: Aux In, Sub Out, Composite Video Out and Mini USB

Wires are so 2006 – Altec Lansing M812

The M812 is a high-end wireless home audio system for the iPod that delivers incredible sound through walls, floors and ceilings up to 100 feet away. Control music simply by pointing the M812 remote at the speaker system. Two 4-inch woofers and 1-inch tweeters drive crisp, clean sound. Unwire the whole house by adding up to three additional speakers. Includes FM tuner with six presets and auxiliary input.

Sound and Video in One Package - inMotion iMV712

Enhances your iPod video experience with crystal-clear sound quality and an upsized viewing screen. An 8.5-inch high resolution LCD panel will bring your video downloads to life while the neodymium speakers and built-in subwoofer offer a high quality, room-filling audio experience.

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Mike Hanlon After Editing or Managing over 50 print publications primarily in the role of a Magazine Doctor, Mike embraced the internet full-time in 1995 and became a "start-up all-rounder" – quite a few start-ups later, he founded Gizmag in 2002. Now he can write again.   All articles by Mike Hanlon
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