Pacific Rim Technologies has announced the
Stereo Bundle Kit, a collection of accessories that help users of Apple’s iPod to attach it to their home entertainment center and use the device wirelessly. It costs US$59.99 until June 1st, when the price rises to $69.99.
The Stereo bundle Kit includes the “iCradle,” a device that holds Apple’s iPod mini, third-generation 10, 15 and 20GB and fourth-generation 20 and 40GB iPods and 30GB iPod photos. The iCradle includes FireWire and USB cables to sync data to a Mac or PC and to charge the iPod’s batteries. An audio jack on the back of the cradle lets you connect it to a home entertainment or powered speaker system. The remote control uses Radio Frequency (RF) and works up to 150 feet or more, according to Pacific Rim Technologies. It’s water-resistant and uses a Lithium battery with an estimated seven-year life span.