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Company: Burton
Model: Shield iPod Jacket
Website: www.burton.com
List Price: $359.95 USD

Burton Shield iPod Jacket

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By Austin Agarwal

Contributing Editor
Published: Friday, November 7, 2003
Category: Cases - iPods + Accessories, iPod 3G (with Dock Connector)

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Description:

The new Burton Shield Jacket with an integrated iPod� system is perfect for riders who love music as much as they love two feet of fresh. The limited edition Shield Jacket features Burton�s revolutionary iPod control system and an updated, flexible SOFTswitch� control pad located on the sleeve to control the most recent edition of the Apple� iPod. Simply press a button on your sleeve and poof � the song changes. It�s like magic. The iPod itself is stored safely in a specially designed, EVA molded chest pocket. Constructed with highly breathable, two-layer waterproof fabric, the Burton Shield jacket is machine washable when the iPod interface module is removed. Designed for performance in all terrains and conditions, the Shield is your friend whether you�re ripping inbounds or ducking a rope. The Shield is armed with Entrant� HB, a combination of a coating and a laminate for the watertight performance and increased breathability necessary to attack the worst situations imaginable. In other words, it keeps the bad #### out. For riders wanting fully loaded performance, there is no other choice.

Features:

  • Integrated Apple� iPod� control system with updated SOFTswitch control pad

  • Compatible exclusively with the new generation of iPods

  • 2-Layer Entrant HB Hybrid Shell

  • ALS Lining

  • Storm-lite 5.0-A Ballistic Nylon Fabric (20,000MM, 20,000G)

  • Fully Taped Seams

  • Mesh-Lined Pit Zips

  • Molded iPod Chest Pocket

  • Updated iPod Sleeve Control Panel

  • Cargo Pockets with Waterproof Closure

  • Fulltime Contour Hood

  • Neckwarmer Collar

  • Removable Foul Weather Face Shield

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