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Boston Innovative intros iMep iPod boombox

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
News Categories: iPod Accessories

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Boston Innovative Products has introduced its iMep line of iPod boomboxes. All three models offer the same features, including an integrated Dock Connector, 7-inch LCD screen, MP3-CD playback, integrated NTSC TV tuner, AM/FM tuner, RCA inputs, USB port and SD/MMC/MS memory card slot. The first device, the black MP-701-388, sports a front-mounted screen and uses a light-absorbing coating to reduce glare. The other two, the MP-702-388R and 388B feature a flip-up screen and come in red and black, respectively. All three models are priced at $300.

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1

Uh, aren’t ALL devices capable of receiving a broadcast TV signal required to have an ATSC tuner these days?

Posted by Galley in Greenville, SC on May 8, 2007 at 4:16 PM (PDT)

2

Only for TV’s 25 inches or bigger. Next year, the rule applies to 13” or larger.

Either way, NTSC only means that the useful life of this unit as a TV is over in 2009 when the switch completes.

Posted by Celticmoon on May 8, 2007 at 9:04 PM (PDT)

3

OOPS, that was changed since I last read the mandate. You are correct, ALL devices now must contain the ATSC tuner as of March of this year.

Posted by Celticmoon on May 8, 2007 at 9:10 PM (PDT)

4

will the TV work after 2009 ?

Posted by AL JOHNSON on July 8, 2008 at 6:04 PM (PDT)

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