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Kicker iK100

Powered speaker system for iPod®/iPhone®

9 Reviews

Item # 206IK100

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Our take on the Kicker iK100

Kicker knows how to pack a big punch into a compact audio system, and that's just what they did with the iKick100. Only about the size of a brick, this system pumps out some serious sound thanks to its innovative design.

Kicker knows how to pack a big punch into a compact audio system, and that's just what they did with the iKick100. Only about the size of a brick, this system pumps out some serious sound thanks to its innovative design.

Twin full-range speakers are positioned to create a spacious stereo sound field. A flared port built into the cabinet reinforces the low tones, ensuring your music sounds rich and full. And thanks to advanced amplifier circuitry, you can turn the volume all the way up and enjoy your music without distortion.

Want more? OK, how about a USB charging port in the back? Charge your PDA while your docked iPod cranks out the tunes. There's also an auxiliary input so you can even play songs from your PDA once it's charged.

From the review Kicker iK100 -- small system, surprisingly big sound
"The iK100... didn't take up much space on my desk, yet it performed better than I expected from a desktop speaker system that small. All in all I was very happy with the Kicker iK100. Regardless of what type of music I selected, it did a great job, and was a welcome addition to my work area."

— Ralph Graves, Crutchfield Blog Editor and A/V Writer

Product Highlights:

  • compatible with 160GB iPod classic®, 6th generation iPod nano®, and 4th generation iPod touch®
  • compatible with iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4
  • two 2-1/2" full-range speakers
  • flared side port for enhanced low tones
  • auxiliary input for other devices
  • built-in USB charging port
  • remote
  • AC power adapter
  • 8-7/8"W x 3-3/8"H x 4-11/16"D
  • weight: 1.9 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • iPod/iPhone speaker dock
  • AC power adapter (with attached 6' DC cord)
  • Remote control (with installed CR2025 3V lithium battery)
  • iPod adapter bracket
  • Owner's Manual (Eng/Fre/Spa)

I bought this for my wife because she loves her music. it has a awesome sound for its size. very pleased thank you.

billy d, lapush wa.


Kicker iK100 Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(9 Reviews)


billy d from lapush wa. on 9/5/2013

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I bought this for my wife because she loves her music. it has a awesome sound for its size. very pleased thank you.



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Anonymous from Grantville, PA on 6/21/2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Good product. Remote need new battery.




Anonymous from Defiance, Ohio on 1/6/2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great for the price and size. Recommend for any day to day listening!!!

Pros: Small, great sound, able to charge an additional Apple

Cons: No handle to carry around

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Carol from Cincinnati, OH on 5/9/2012

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This is exactly what I wanted to be able to enjoy my nano ipod through speakers instead of earphones. I highly recommend this product.

Pros: The size is nice and small - and the sound is awesome.

Cons: None

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samm from cupertino, ca on 3/14/2012

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soft touch volume control, first time buying audio without hearing if first, all the discriptions are exact and oh so true. just what i was looking for and am very happy with the purchace. had a non functioning remote which was quickly resolved with a phone call and exchange. can't wait to try it out when it arrives.

Pros: great sound from such a small box. easy to use and all around great sound. very impressed with it.

Cons: none.

Great Product

C.J. from Murrells Inlet SC on 1/7/2012

My "old" Ipod was recalled, and Apple replaced it with a 6th gen. nano. It would not fit my old dock, so I went shopping for a new one. I knew from previous experience that Crutchfield only sold products that they have tested, so how could I go wrong? I ordered this unit from "scratch & dent" and applied a $19.00 "points" credit so I only paid around $90.00! What a deal -- I'm overjoyed with the sound and how it fits a small space -- The only thing not small is the sound. Great product I highly recommend.

Pros: Great size, great sound.

Cons: Nothing

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Matt from Philadelphia, PA on 4/29/2011

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Purchased this for my son's birthday along with an ipod. I'm a bit of an audiphile so I wanted something for him that had good sound quality for it's price. My wife wanted something that cleanly fit on his dresser, and was small. This was a perfect solution, the sound volume and quality is amazing for it's size, the build quality appears to be very good, with easy to access controls and usable remote.



Very good sound in such a small package

Matt from San Jose, CA on 2/2/2011

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The sound coming out of this device is very good. Emits out good bass tones but can be tiney when the volume goes up too high. Great of small areas or out on the patio when the weather is nice. I would recommend this product.



Perfect for Internet Radio

David from Vancouver, WA on 12/7/2010

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This is a very nice little dock. I actually expected it to be larger so if you are considering it do check the size as it is just under 9 inches wide. I did not check that and had thought it would be larger. So when it arrived I was surprised. You can tell by the care they took packaging this dock that Kicker is a quality company. The first thing I liked is that it is black but looks like it may be painted black rather than plastic black. If so the advantage will be that it will not get scratchy looking with repeated dusting like my Logitech clock radio ipod dock that is also very nice. This is AC only; many similar units have rechargeable batteries. For my desk next to the computer this is not a problem. I listen to talk stream live during the day and some iPhone compatible docks do not function properly as they have been designed to work with the iPod function for playback only. Playing internet radio on some models will make them shut down for lack of playback coming from the iPod program part of the iPhone. TSL has lots of commercials so the MUTE function on the remote is essential and on this remote it is on the top right corner. Aux input for other phones and mp3 players. The sound is excellent for a speaker system of the size. Looks great on the desk. Everyone who sees it will want one.




Hands-on research

Product Research


Overview: The Kicker iKick iK100 Digital Stereo System features a built-in iPod/Phone dock, auxiliary input, and an integrated 12-watt stereo amplifier with digital signal processing.

Stereo Amplifier: The Kicker iK100 features a 12-watt stereo amplifier with digital signal processing (DSP).

Full-Range Drivers: The Kicker iK100 features two 2.5" full-range drivers with a frequency response of 80-20kHz (+/-3dB)

Bass Reflex Enclosure: The Kicker iK100 features a bass-reflex enclosure with a side-firing flared port for enhanced bass response.

iPod/iPhone Dock: The Kicker iK100 features an integrated top-mount iPod/iPhone dock for audio playback, music navigation, and charging of select iPods and iPhones. You can choose to control your iPod or iPhone from its clickwheel/touchscreen, or from the system's included IR remote control. You will continue to use your iPod/iPhone's LCD screen to view song/artist information. The iK100 is "Made for iPod/iPhone compatible" and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of Nov. 2010).

iPod/iPhone Model Generation Media Type  Control Type Display Type Charge
Audio Video Remote iPod/iPhone Song/Artist Info  Track Info
dock connector 3rd N N N N N N N
4th N N N N N N N
 mini 1st Y N Y Y N N Y
2nd Y N Y Y N N Y
video 5th Y N Y Y N N Y
classic 80GB Y N Y Y N N Y
120GB Y N Y Y N N Y
160GB Y N Y Y N N Y
 nano 1st Y N Y Y N N Y
2nd Y N Y Y N N Y
3rd Y N Y Y N N Y
4th Y N Y Y N N Y
5th Y N Y Y N N Y
6th Y N Y Y N N Y
 touch 1st Y N Y Y N N Y
2nd Y N Y Y N N Y
3rd Y N Y Y N N Y
4th Y N Y Y N N Y
iPhone 2G Y N Y Y N N Y
3G Y N Y Y N N Y
4 Y N Y Y N N Y

Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the device and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to revert to the older software version or wait until an newer software update is available.

Remote Control: The Kicker iK100 comes with an IR remote control for wireless operation of the unit and your docked iPod/iPhone.

Note: The only controls on the Kicker iK100 are Power, Volume Up/Down, and Aux.

Auxiliary Input: The Kicker iK100 is equipped with a rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connecting an external audio source, such as a portable digital music player.

Note: You must turn the unit's auxiliary input 'Off' to listen to your docked iPod/iPhone.

USB Charging: The Kicker iK100's rear-panel USB port acts as a power source for charging or powering a USB device.

Note: This USB port is not designed to offer audio playback from a USB device.

LED Indicator: The Kicker iK100 is equipped with a blue status light to indicate operating status.

  • illuminates when the iKick 100 is powered on
  • flashes briefly after docking your iPod/iPhone
  • flashes when receiving commands from the remote
  • flashes slowly when the iKick 100 is muted

Power Requirements: The Kicker iK100 operates off of standard household AC current using the supplied AC power supply.

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