iPod Hi-Fi Introduced (Plus Leather iPod Cases)
At the media event February 28th, Apple unveiled an iPod stereo for home use, offering crystal clear sound and a built-in universal iPod dock. The new iPod Hi-Fi measures 17" x 6.6" x 6.9" and includes the Apple Remote.
While normally running on A/C power, the box is alternately powered by D-cell batteries, and features integrated handles to make moving the speakers easy.
The iPod Hi-Fi is priced at US $349 and is available immediately from the Apple Store.
World-class acoustic design
Precise imaging and separation
Wide frequency range
Room-filling power without distortion
Seamless iPod integration
AC and DC modes
Steve Jobs also announced that leather iPod cases for the 5G and nano iPod models would be available mid-March, for $99 each. The new cases offer no screen or control access.