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JukeDock iPod dock announced

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Monday, November 20, 2006
News Categories: iPod Accessories

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Pressure Drop has announced the JukeDock, a new iPod A/V docking solution that resembles a vintage jukebox. The JukeDock, which connects your iPod to your home entertainment system, is available in white or black for $100. In addition to audio and video connectivity, the JukeDock can sync your iPod with a Mac or PC, works with your existing home stereo remote control, and features built-in lights that can be set to one of four modes—“Rainbow,” “EQ,” “Cycle,” and “Steady.” The JukeDock works with 4G and 5G iPods, the iPod mini, and iPod nano.

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1

Interesting, but pricey.

Posted by Galley in Greenville, SC on November 20, 2006 at 11:11 AM (PDT)

2

” ...works with your existing home stereo remote control….”

huh… is this a typo or does this dock actually knows how to work with every stereo remote, maybe a programmable receiver?

Posted by 3rdEye on November 20, 2006 at 11:17 AM (PDT)

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3rdEye- yes, this dock actually does learn remotes- I’m proud to say it’s patent-pending and a world’s first;) 

Check out details on the site to learn more: http://www.pressuredropinc.com/jukedock/index.php

Posted by David Gawlowski on November 21, 2006 at 12:33 AM (PDT)

4

Does this thing charge as well? I have a friend who always takes his ipod somewhere and it’s always low on battery everytime I see it.

Posted by Nuika on November 23, 2006 at 9:01 AM (PDT)

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I just purchased a Juke Dock and liked it so much I ordered another for my office (one white, one black).  Not only does it have all the features of Apple’s “Universal Dock,” but you don’t have to worry about selecting/carrying the proper insert—the dock itself is adjustable.  Video output is available as either S-video or NTSC composite video and there’s also stereo output.

The dock does work with a number of different remotes, although which buttons are programmable will depend on the remote.

Then, of course, there’s the light display which is just wonderful—it looks just like the flash animations on Pressure Drop’s website.

And NO, I don’t work for them, I’m just a very satisfied customer.

M
PS It also works with my iPhone, although I have yet to find a way to output video from the iPhone to a TV, whether using Juke Dock or Apple’s “universal” dock.  The iPhone simply lacks the menu command to send output to TV. (Bummer).

Posted by mpet on August 13, 2007 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

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