Sprout Creation has introduced its new Vers 1.5R speaker system for iPod. Slightly more compact than the company’s prior Vers 2X system the 1.5R features an integrated, top-mounted iPod dock, a digital AM/FM tuner, 15-watt full range speaker, a rear port for improved bass response, dual alarms with the ability to wake to the radio or iPod, a hand-crafted wood cabinet, an adjustable backlit LCD display, 3.5mm auxiliary input and headphone jack, and an included IR remote control. Sprout Creation’s Vers 1.5 Hand-crafted Sound System for iPod is available now in Cherry, Natural Walnut, Dark Walnut, Bamboo, Black Gloss, or White Gloss, and is priced from $200-$220, depending on the finish.

Charles Starrett

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.