has unveiled its DAV-IS10 micro home theater system — a 5.1 “home theater in a box” system that features five speakers, each about the size of a golf ball. Coming in July for about $800, options for the DAV-IS10 include iPod connectivity.
The system sports an integrated, compact single-disc DVD/CD player/receiver and includes a subwoofer as well. It has 450 watts of total system power. A feature of the DAV-IS10 is support for Sony’s Digital Media Port — an interface that enables it to connect to Sony’s TDM-iP1, a $99 add-on that provides a dock for the iPod.
The TDP-iP1 charges the iPod’s battery and works with the iPod mini, iPod nano and fourth and fifth-generation full-sized iPods. The device lets you output music and video to the DAV-IS10.
Despite its diminutive size, the DAV-IS10 sports advanced features such as an HDMI interface to connect to HDTV systems, including Sony’s Bravia TV line, and a DVD player that upscales content to 720p or 1080i. It also sports touch-sensitive controls that illuminate and disappear, and an integrated remote control.
Sony’s Web site had not been updated with information about the DAV-IS10 as
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