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iLive iHT3817DT flat panel iPod system now shipping


iLive has announced that it is now shipping its iHT3817DT flat panel speaker system for iPod. The system features a retractable, motorized iPod Dock, Enhanced 3D Audio and SRS TruBass, dual built-in subwoofers, AM/FM radio, integrated clock, and remote control. “We created our Studio Series for iPod users with a more sophisticated palate for sound and quality,” said Bill Fetter, CEO for DPI, Inc. “This speaker, in particular, is one of our most compelling blends of smooth audio performance, cool, upscale style and complete feature offerings.” The iLive iHT3817DT is available now for $300.

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I don’ think that “sophiticated” users would consider buying anything made by iLive.  Their products look cheaply made.

Posted by Galley on July 12, 2007 at 5:27 PM (CDT)


It looks like an airplane wing.

Posted by Matthew on July 12, 2007 at 6:44 PM (CDT)


Dual subwoofers???


I’m sorry, but since when does anyone need TWO subwoofers to listen to music on their iPod????

Posted by Knifestyles on July 12, 2007 at 7:52 PM (CDT)


...but it’s Soooo LLOOooonnnnnggggg!!.....

Posted by Laer on July 12, 2007 at 8:19 PM (CDT)


I can think of at least 40 or 50 personal speaker systems for the iPod that I would rather have, including all the Klipsch iGrooves, the JBL products, the Logitech ones, and a couple of dozen off-brand ones.

I agree with Galley. Look at iLive’s arsenal of products, and there’s something unsettlingly cheap about them.

Posted by Flippy Hambone on July 12, 2007 at 8:45 PM (CDT)


With such an easy-to-remember name, how could could this not get popular?

Posted by Joshdude on July 12, 2007 at 10:22 PM (CDT)


i definitely like the design and idea . . it’s like the Yamaha series which costs $1000+ . . . only if it wasn’t made my ilive!

Posted by mrgarylee on July 13, 2007 at 3:56 AM (CDT)


There has to be a market for something better than the cheapo iPod speakers that dominate the market ... their product so far hasn’t been compelling but I’d rather judge this on what it sounds like, or what iLounge thinks of it? You’d think that Bose’s market share would be interesting to someone - there’s only a lot of poor sounding lookalikes so far.

Posted by drevo_uk on July 13, 2007 at 5:05 AM (CDT)


$349 is quiet a bit of money,.... so u spend some good money in a Apple product which is alright with me and then u spend almost the same in a system.. which is solala,.. this sysmte better sound like half good like bose ;)

Posted by dennis on July 13, 2007 at 7:21 AM (CDT)

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