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Belkin introduces TuneBase FM

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Tuesday, November 2, 2004
News Categories: iPod Accessories

Belkin today announced the TuneBase FM, a new all-in-one car solution that allows you to mount, power, charge, and play your iPod mini. The $79.99 product plugs into a cigarette lighter outlet and features a built-in FM transmitter (with four programmable memory slots) for wireless connection to your car stereo. The TuneBase FM, which will begin shipping on November 22, also features an iPod mini holder with a flexible-steel neck that offers easy repositioning. While mounted in the TuneBase FM, your iPod mini charges and plays audio simultaneously. Belkin’s website has yet to be updated with the new product.

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“Griffin’s website has yet to be updated with the new product.”

it’s belkin, isnt it?

Posted by peterburk in Geneva, Switzerland on November 2, 2004 at 7:38 AM (PDT)

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When will they release one of these flexible-steel charger dealies for the dock iPod?  I’d really appreciate one w/ line-out as well instead of FM broadcasting.

I suspect it either will be released in the near future or can’t be made because the charger will rotate in the car’s plug with the weight of a normal ipod.

Regardless, Belkin, Griffin, etc. PLEASE work on making one for the normal ipod!!!

[even though I know you guys don’t read this]

Posted by chris g on November 3, 2004 at 1:16 PM (PDT)

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What makes you so sure they don’t read this?
Both TuneBase and TuneBaseFM have line out ports at thei cigarette lighter adapter!
And I suspect the normal iPod is just too heavy to be suspended by a goose neck from a cigarette lighter outlet.

Posted by wired in L.A. on November 3, 2004 at 4:02 PM (PDT)

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