Altec Lansing inMotion MAX portable Speakers Altec Lansing inMotion MAX portable Speakers

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Notable Features:

  • Thin, portable design
  • FM Radio
  • 4 high quality speakers

Speaker Overview:

The inMotion Max has bee around a couple of years and it is still a great unit. Unlike the iHome iP49 & Logitech S715i the inMotion Max has an FM Radio which is a very nice addition for some. Remote control is included.

The Altec Lansing inMotionMAX is an excellent all round iPhone Speaker System. Clear sound, good features, remote control, internal rechargeable battery. Perfect for the office or taking with you. Remote included.

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Speaker Details & Features

If you want to get a fuller experience of owning an iPhone then bring home Altec Lansing: InmotionMax and enjoy crisp and crystal clear sound that brings you sounds ranging throughout the spectrum.

inMotion Max Highlights:

  • Crystal-clear Sound
  • Powerful Bass
  • FM Radio
  • Enhanced Remote
  • iPhone compatible (interference free)
  • Internal rechargeable battery
  • Auxiliary Input

Altec Lansing inMotion Max Product Description:

If you thought that your phone can’t reproduce the same music as played by your favorite rock band then think again. With Altec Lansing: InmotionMax you can enjoy the distinct sound of the acoustic as if you are witnessing it being performed live. Hang around in any part of the house and yet enjoy your favorite tracks, and that too in exact reproduction and without any subwoofers all thanks to the XdB bass-enhancement technology which creates deep bass.

The ESS sound-widening technology lets the sound widen according to the volume of the room. Enjoy uninterrupted sound as the InmotionMax, unlike many other speaker systems, doesn’t pick up irritating sounds from your iPhone. To add to all this, it even allows you to listen to your favorite tracks without missing any call. The speaker has been designed in such a fashion that it gives top priority to your incoming calls.

Great For:

  • Those who want to get exact replication of live music
  • Those who want powerful bass
  • Those who want expandable sound stage
  • Those who don’t want to miss out on ay call
  • Those who are tired of their speakers picking up interrupting noises from the mobile.

What's In The Box:

  • Altec Lansing inMotion Max speaker
  • FM radio antenna
  • Miscellaneous adapters for iPhone and iPod
  • AC adapter
  • SystemEnhanced remote
  • Quick Connect Instructions
  • User Guide



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Altec Lansing inMotion MAX portable Speakers 2009-11-30 13:49:42 Steven Johnson
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Reviewed by Steven Johnson    November 30, 2009

Great Portable System for you iPhone

The inMotion Max is a great buy. It’s easy to bring with you to the office, has great sound and works well with the iPod and iPhone.

With a modern design the style of this speaker system is one of kind. a retractable dock for your iPod-iPhone, fold down stand and remote control storage slot makes it easy to pack up and take with you.The inMotion MAX is the perfect size. Not too big, not too small...Just right.

Sound quality is comparable to larger premium speaker systems but it’s a lot more affordable. With 4 speakers, the power is spread out enough to allow for more performance per speaker. It’s also built so the sound will not be bothered with GSM interference from the iPhone.

The inMotion max has all the goodies you need in a portable desk speaker system. Including: FM radio with multiple presets, iPod-iPhone playlist and song navigation which are also available on the remote control. An AM Radio would be nice but for me there is only 1 AM station I listen to and they also stream across the web, so the lack of AM radio became a non issue.

The perfect desktop companion. Easy to use, great sound, portable design, and sleek look. The top controls can be a little touchy and not always the most responsive but they get the job done.


One of the better portable, desk, or home speaker systems available. High quality sound in a compact size. Solid construction and sleek modern look, with full featured remote.

Pros and Cons

Excellent Sound
Rechargeable Battery
Good Battery Life
Solid Construction
Remote Control
Top Controls could be a little easier to use.
No AM Radio
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Altec Lansing inMotion MAX portable Speakers 2008-12-20 00:26:54 Mike B.
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Reviewed by Mike B.    December 20, 2008


This is my first IPOD speaker system so I am fairly unfamiliar with these types of items. I can tell you that the inMotion Max sounds exceptionally well with a focus on highs and mids. If you are looking for a system with more base you should look for something for else. This system sounded nice with Elton John, Sarah Brightman and Garbage, but didn't sound good with anything that had an emphasis on bass or lows. The system sounds crisp at low to mid volume ranges but can become slightly separated at upper ends of the volume range. I don't listen to music too loud these days, so this inMotion Max seems to be right for me.

Overall, the system is clean and doesn't take up too much room and looks fairly nice compared to what I saw out there at Best Buy. If you're looking for something with more WHOOP, the Bose sounded fuller and more explosive, but it is almost double the price. I would recommend this system to a friend that does not listen to hip hop or rap.

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Price (MSRP):
Altec Lansing
inMotion MAX
4.00 lbs
  • FM Radio
  • Digital Clock
Works With:
  • iPod
  • iPhone
Remote Control Included
Colors Available:

Power Options

Power Source:
  • Power Cord
  • Rechargable Battery
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

Input / Output Features

Auxillary In for MP3/CD players


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