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Review: Apple iPod Hi-Fi

At a Glance

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Price when rated: $349

Pros

  • Innovative software features
  • Big, rich sound
  • Can power iPod even when Hi-Fi running off battery
  • Easy to use
  • Excellent remote performance
  • Analog/optical auxiliary input with built-in DAC
  • Surprisingly good bass response and volume levels for its size
  • Runs off AC or battery power

Cons

  • No video-out
  • Lacks treble detail
  • Top-mounting dock makes it difficult to place the Hi-Fi on a bookshelf and requires you to remove iPod before moving system
  • Scratchable surfaces, fabric grille, and heavy weight not really suited for portable use
  • Black version MIA
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