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Review: Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 and XtremeMac MicroBlast

Products Reviewed

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Price when rated: $130

Pros

  • Connects to computer via USB for syncing
  • Surprisingly full sound given the system’s size
  • Auxiliary input jack
  • Clever dock/stand design
  • Impressively thin

Cons

  • Docks with only iPod nano
  • Large AC adapter for such a small system
  • Dock/stand not very sturdy
  • No remote
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Price when rated: $120

Pros

  • Compact system looks and feels sturdy
  • Secure dock cradle stores and protects nano during travel
  • Includes both black and white trim pieces

Cons

  • Large AC adapter for such a small system
  • Audio somewhat tinny
  • Works with only iPod nano
  • Can’t connect to computer for syncing
  • No remote
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