In the beginning of iPod Speaker there were only a few iPod Speaker options and they all did about the same thing. Now there are hundreds of iPod speaker options. It is possilble to find speakers to meet your exact needs, this guide should help you figure it out.
When looking for iPod Speakers you should consider:
Where will you be primarily using the speakers? The kitchen? Your desk? All over the house? Outside? or to wake you up in the morning? Narrowing the options buy type of speakers can make your choice much easier. If you are not familiar with all the types of iPod speakers, check out our guide on the different types of iPod speakers.
These are for use around the house. They are loud enough to fill an entire room and the prices range from $85 to $600.
Features typically include a remote control, a couple of audio in and out jacks, maybe treble/bass control and are powered by an AC adapter.
fall into the home iPod Speaker category. Premium iPod speakers are high quality systems from manufacturers like Bose, Bowers & Wilkins, Prices usually start around $250 and can go up to more than $600. Features include: superior construction, the best sound at high volumes from a well known manufacturer.
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Portable iPod Speakers are great for around the house, working in the yard or taking to the pool. Prices range from from $50 to $400. A good portable system can be purchased for $90 to $125.
Also in this category iPod Boomboxes and Ultra-portable speakers.
iPod Boomboxes are louder, more durable portable iPod Speakers. A typical portable iPod speaker might be good for one to two people to listen to while washing a car or working in the yard. An iPod Boombox can energize an entire party while at the beach or pool.
Ultra portable iPod Speakers are typically 1 person to use and are best suided for iPod Touch or iPhones where the user might be watching a movie. Ultra portable systems can easily be thrown in a backpack and taken anywhere.
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These combine the functionality of an alarm clock and iPod dock. Features to look for are dual alarms, adjustable dimmers and battery backup for when the power goes out.
Some iPod Alarm clocks are portable or travel alarm clocks.
Does the system need to have an alarm clock? I have one of these and it is a great way to wake up in the morning. I prefer not to wake up, but if you got to, it might as well be to the music you love. View the iPod Alarm Clock Options
Price does not always equal quality, but in many cases it does. Check out the iPod Review Directory They are all there Bose, Apple, Altec Lansing, plus some new faces to the scene.
How much do you want to spend?Isn't this what it always comes down to? iPod Speaker Reviews has sorted all of the units into ranges of prices to fit your budget.