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‘George’ sound system for iPod introduced

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Tuesday, January 2, 2007
News Categories: iPod Accessories

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Chestnut Hill Sound has introduced George, a new high-end tabletop iPod sound system. George features a built-in iPod dock, an AM/FM radio with bandless tuning, and an alarm clock system. The system has a removable front panel LCD screen that serves as a wireless remote with full iPod functionality, including the ability to browse music on your iPod by artists, albums, songs and playlists. George will be available next week for $549. A charging stands and a consumer-installable, no subscription HD radio tuner will also be sold separately.

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Comments

1

This looks fantastic! The fact that it’s software can be updated to improve it in the future is very tasty. I hope you get a a review model soon, I’d love to hear your thoughts!

Posted by Jon Hicks on January 3, 2007 at 2:26 AM (PDT)

2

This thing looks NASTY!  The remote alone is worth the price of admission.  I’m a Tivoli guy, but if I was in the market, I’d give this thing a serious look.

Posted by Nick on January 3, 2007 at 9:08 AM (PDT)

3

So what, now “nasty” is suddenly good?

Posted by Galley in Greenville, SC on January 3, 2007 at 11:30 AM (PDT)

4

$549 is redonk.

Posted by Lilley-O on January 3, 2007 at 8:33 PM (PDT)

5

$549 for little table top speaker system?  I must be missing something.

Posted by Dness on January 5, 2007 at 9:38 AM (PDT)

6

the remote detaches from the base, and displays the content of your ipod. and apparently the sound quality is top-notch. see the crave article.

Posted by mrmojorisingi on January 7, 2007 at 11:27 AM (PDT)

7

Saw and heard it yesterday at MacWorld: I’m a total convert.  It was the most intersting iPod speaker system there.

Posted by EBrown on January 10, 2007 at 1:09 PM (PDT)

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