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Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 Black docking speaker

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inMotion iM500
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A speaker to which a mobile music device such as MP3 player can be directly connected and then used to play the music on the device.
docking speakers
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Included since: 01 Nov 2006
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Info modified on: 12 Oct 2017 15:28:00
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Long product name Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 Black docking speaker :
The short editorial description of Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 Black docking speaker

inMotion iM500 Impossibly Thin speaker system for your iPod nano
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Altec Lansing inMotion iM500, Black, AAA, 10 h, 12 oz (340 g), iPod nano, 8.46 x 0.669 x 5.04" (215 x 17 x 128 mm)

Long summary description Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 Black docking speaker:
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Altec Lansing inMotion iM500. Color of product: Black. Battery type: AAA, Battery life (max): 10 h. Weight: 12 oz (340 g). Compatible products: iPod nano, Dimensions (WxDxH): 8.46 x 0.669 x 5.04" (215 x 17 x 128 mm)

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Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 23 expert reviews for Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 and the average expert rating is 70 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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Sandisk is a company known for flash storage, as well as lately has made quite a name for themselves in the MP3 market. According to, only two different companies have MP3 players in their "Top 10 Most Popular MP3 Players" list, Im sure yo...
Good Very Good Sound Quality, Amazing Battery Life, Very Portable...
Bad Price ($119.00 USD)...
Altec Lansing has been around since 1928 and they are an industry leader in the design, manufacture, marketing and support for most audio systems. They are also a household name for most consumer audio like PC Speakers and headphones. Today we will be...
Good Can run on wall power or batteries, Recharges your iPod while in use, Independent volume controls, Clear sound with good bass for small speakers, Includes USB and Auxiliary Audio connections, Up to 8 hours of battery life...
Bad Needs 6 AA batteries, Stand is a bit flimsy...
Bottom line For the price of $129.95 SRP this is a great addition for any iPod owner despite its few very minor flaws. The audio from these speakers is simply amazing considering their size and the sound quality continues to sound amazing when running on batterie...
The Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 is an ultra-thin speaker system for the iPod Nano. The iM500 was designed to be small and portable but with such thin speakers would sound quality be heavily affected?Upon taking the iM500 out of the packaging you will...
The Altec Lansing inMotion IM500 is yet another Apple iPod speaker, but this one is designed specifically for the iPod nano. Its also very flat. At just 0.7 inches thick, its even slimmer than the Logitech mm28 flat-panel speaker. The IM500 is desi...
Good Very thin. Durable. Full sound for the size.
Bad Sound distorts significantly as you approach top volume. No tone controls or volume indicator.
Bottom line Overall, the Altec Lansing inMotion IM500 is a solid product that is well suited to travel, thanks to its durability and ultrathinness, but you can squeeze only so much power from such a small speaker...
(The following summary applies to both the Altec Lansing inMotion iM500 and the XtremeMac MicroBlast; see our full review at the link below.)Considering that better sound quality can be found for less money, and significantly better sound can be had f...
I find it amusing that Microsoft has started advertising the "social" as if we had never thought of the concept of sharing music with our friends and/or enemies (or perhaps making enemies of our friends). These days its perfectly natural to see a singl...
Good Good sound quality, Works with other audio devices, Light and thin...
Bad Heavy distortion at high volumes, Very little bass response, Flip out base can be wobbly...
Bottom line The bass response and distortion was a bit of a disappointment, especially in comparison with its older sibling. But if you are just looking to play music (at a reasonable volume) from any of your various audio sources, and you dont mind the mediocre...
The "impossibly small" tagline on the box, along with a superslim image of the speakers next to a ballpoint pen, make Altec Lansings goal crystal clear: Create the perfect companion to the iPod nano. This sleek black speaker set (complete with a nano-...
Good Attractive design, Compact, Runs on AC or battery power...
Bad No remote, Expensive...
Every time Apple releases a newer, smaller iPod, speaker developers rush to release a newer, smaller, matching speaker system. But in the speaker world, smaller isn?t always better - in fact, with rare exceptions, it generally means the opposite: fewer...
Good A thin portable speaker system for the iPod nano with USB data, audio-in, and wall power ports on its rear, augmented by included audio and power cords, a thin carrying sleeve, and the ability to run off of AAA battery power. Delivers superior sound to...
Bad ider XtremeMac’s MicroBlast only if its swappable plastic casings or slightly lower price strongly appeal to you. A Note From the Editors of iLounge: Though all products and services reviewed by iLounge are "final," many companies now...
Bottom line Every time Apple releases a newer, smaller iPod, speaker developers rush to release a newer, smaller, matching speaker system. But in the speaker world, smaller isn’t always better - in fact, with rare exceptions, it generally means the opposite...
Altec Lansings latest MP3 speaker system is just for the iPod Nano and in keeping with the Nanos style it is super thin. But does this mean the sound will be super thin too?...
The air was thick with dioxychloride on an unusually dreary afternoon in October of 2001; the invasion had begun. Evil corporate geniuses had crafted a clever plan to embed listening devices on every person in the nation! nay, the World! Little did the...
Good Looks cool, Solid construction, Ultraportable, indeed, Optionally powered by batteries...
Bad Impossibly thin feature set (no FM tuner or wireless remote), Sound quality on par with others, but nothing to rave about...
Bottom line Ah yes, the conclusion. To recommend, or not to recommend, that is the question. This is where things get tricky! So lets start out by recapping some of my earlier points. I like the design of Altec Lansings iM500 iPod nano speakers. They look great...
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