Samson Audio has introduced its StudioDock 3i Active USB Monitors with built-in iPod dock. The StudioDock 3i features a USB port on the back that can be used to connect the iPod to a computer for charging and syncing, and the port can alternately be used to stream digital audio from an USB-equipped audio source. The monitors incorporate a magnetically-shielded 3.25-inch copolymer woofer and a 1.25-inch silk dome tweeter for extended range, as well as a bass reflex vented cabinet design and an internal 30-watt amplifier. Other features include a front-mounted 3.5mm auxiliary input, headphone jack, and volume controls, RCA input on the rear panel, passive crossovers, and Solid Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) construction. Samson Audio’s StudioDock 3i system is available now and sells for $149.
Samson Audio unveils StudioDock 3i iPod-docking monitors
Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.