The one other advantage of the AudioStation Express is that it can hold an iPod 5G with an eVo3 or Agent18 case, which the MM50 can't. Since I don't want to carry my iPod without a case, and I REALLY don't want my preteens to carry it without a case, this is important. I wish iLounge would take that into account in speaker reviews, because the industry listens to iLounge. With very small modifications every speaker could accommodate cased iPods.

Posted by Chrystopher on December 5, 2006 at 6:27 AM (PDT) Comment 1

I use to use a case with my 60 GB 5G, but I switched to using a Crystal Shield film set. No, it does nothing for drops, but it does, and very effectively, prevent scratches. I carry my iPod in my pocket all the time. My iPod looks like an iPod (you'd be hard pressed to notice the film unless I pointed it out to you) and it works just fine with docks of all kinds. I have, in fact, dropped my iPod and really not much happened. I think the iPod is a lot more resilient than many give it credit for. There is a tiny dent on the edge from the 2nd such drop, but the iPod continues to work flawlessly and even with a tiny dent it looks much better than a cased iPod and it's much thinner. Works great and I highly recommend it.

Posted by sjonke on December 5, 2006 at 9:38 AM (PDT) Comment 2

the reason logitech is putting 2 speaker systems out is options. If you compare the two, they are he same. But the MM50 is a "travel speaker" without the bass of the Express. Again, if they offer more options, you are more likely to buy from them. I wouldn't be surprised if this uses the same speakers as the mm50

Posted by anti-luddite on December 5, 2006 at 3:18 PM (PDT) Comment 3

Hi, I would like to know how many watts rms this speakers have?

Posted by netto on March 8, 2007 at 12:21 PM (PDT) Comment 4

It really could have been more beautiful if only they included a dock connector port. You really can't find a decent portable speaker system that has complete plugs (a/v out, dock connector port, etc.). Oh well, I'm being an idealist here.

Posted by ChubbyG on April 25, 2007 at 3:20 AM (PDT) Comment 5

I have bought the audio station as a second speaker for my kitchen. I liked the form factor more than the mm50, mainly because of the big volume knob, that is easy to handle.
Now, I just unpacked it and inserted my 3G iPod. The sound is good, but: It doesn't charge! The iPod charges fine in my other speaker system (Altec InMotion). Anyone else having trouble with charging the iPod in the Audio Station?

Posted by circc on May 6, 2007 at 3:04 AM (PDT) Comment 6
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