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Audyssey Lower East Side Audio Dock Air
Powered speaker system with Apple AirPlay® wireless streaming
Item # 807LESADAP | MFR # AUD010003000202
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Our take on the Audyssey Lower East Side Audio Dock Air by Crutchfield's Ralph Graves
The Lower East Side Audio Dock Air is as smart and sophisticated as its New York City namesake. This sleek black box doesn't need to have a lot of ugly cables and buttons sprouting from it. The Lower East Side (LES) powered speaker system uses Apple AirPlay to wireless stream music from any device using iTunes. So you can play songs from your iPhone; the soundtrack to the video you're watching on your iPad; PANDORA® Internet radio from your iPod touch, or podcasts from your computer.
No-compromise sound quality
Don't think you have to trade audio quality for wireless convenience. The LES Audio Dock Air is compact but powerful. The system features two 3/4" dome tweeters to produce high frequencies with clarity, and two 3" midrange woofers that deliver accurate, detailed sound. Two 4" passive bass radiators reinforce the low end. With the LES system, your music will sound full and natural.
LES is more, especially in more rooms
Apple AirPlay lets you link compatible systems together and control them all from a single source. So you could have a Lower East Side Audio Dock Air in your bedroom, another in your kitchen, and a third in your living room all playing that great tune from your iPhone. And AirPlay lets you adjust the volume separately for each unit, so that song can play softly in the bedroom, while blasting out in the kitchen.
You can also stream music from your iPad to one LES Audio Dock Air, while playing music from your computer wirelessly through another. And the system has an auxiliary input, so you can connect a non-AirPlay portable, such as a PDA, and enjoy music from it as well.
I love the Audyssey Lower East Side Audio speaker system. I placed it in a toom where there is a lack of enough pwer - Plus the fact that I didn't need to run and manage cables makes it a plus. And the speakers sound great for such a small size,
Doctor David, Quincy MA
What's in the Box:
- AirPlay powered speaker
- AC power adapter (with attached 6' DC cord)
- 5' AC power cord
- 43" Stereo minijack cable
- Quick Start Guide
- Warranty/Safety Information
- "Welcome to the Neighborhood" card
- Audyssey product card
- Apple AirPlay lets you stream music wirelessly from your iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, or computer
- two 3" midrange woofers
- two 3/4" dome tweeters
- two 4" passive bass radiators
- Audyssey Smart Speaker Technology for accurate, balanced sound
- stereo minijack line input for connecting other portable players (minijack-to-minijack cable included)
- stereo minijack headphone output
- AC power adapter
- 4-13/16"W x 8-5/16"H x 10-5/16"D
- weight: 7.1 lbs.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- Note: You might experience network dropouts when using AirPlay with an iPhone 4S. Apple is working to fix this software problem.
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Lower East Side Audio Dock Air: The Audyssey Lower East Side Audio Dock Air is a self-powered speaker with Air-Play technology that lets you stream music wirelessly from your computer, iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad. The Audyssey Audio Dock Air pairs the uncompressed streaming capability of Airplay with Audyssey's sound technologies so you hear rich, clear, detailed, and balanced sound. Whether you want to play music stored on your computer, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or your favorite internet radio station like Pandora or Spotify, the Audyssey Audio Dock Air can play it with AirPlay wireless streaming.
Audyssey Smart Speaker Technology: The Audyssey Lower East Side Audio Dock Air employs Audyssey Smart Speaker Technology for distortion-free, powerful, and precise sound. Audyssey Smart Speaker Technology even maintains balanced sound at low volumes.
2-Way Speaker System: The Audyssey Audio Dock Air employs four custom-designed drivers. There are two 0.75" tweeters for crisp, detailed highs and two 3" midrange speakers for clear, accurate midrange sound.
Passive Radiator Design: The Audyssey Audio Dock Air is designed with two 4" passive bass radiators and Audyssey's proprietary technology to play deeper bass. Audyssey redefines low frequency reproduction by not boosting the bass and distorting the sound, but by actually enhancing the performance of the driver to give you deeper bass sound.
AirPlay Wireless Streaming: The Audyssey Lower East Side Audio Dock Air is a fully-integrated AirPlay speaker, so you can enjoy your entire iTunes library in any room, any time. AirPlay lets you stream all your music wirelessly from your computer, iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad to the Audyssey Audio Dock Air.
Note: The AirPlay feature is easy to set up & use with virtually any wireless (WiFi) computer network, including WPS-protected systems. The Audyssey Audio Dock Air supports 802.11b/g WiFi networks.
iTunes Streaming: AirPlay technology gives you wireless remote access to your entire iTunes 10.1 music collection and Internet radio with full navigation and playback control from your computer (Mac/PC) and iPod touch, iPhone, iPad (iOS 4.2 or later), via Apple's free Remote app.
- Mac or Windows Computer: You will need a Mac or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.1 or later) connected to the same wireless (WiFi) network in order to stream your iTunes music collection to the Audyssey Audio Dock Air.
- Apple's Free Remote App: You can download Apple's free Remote app from the App Store and control your iTunes library and the Audyssey AirPlay speaker wirelessly from your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad (connected to the same WiFi network). You get to pick your next song with Play, Pause, Skip, Shuffle, and Repeat functions; along with volume control. The Apple Remote app is compatible with iPod touch (2nd/3rd/4th gen), iPhone (3GS/4/4S), and iPad (1/2); with iOS 4.2 or later installed.
Apple Device Streaming: AirPlay also lets you wirelessly stream music and music apps stored on your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad to the Audio Dock Air. Apple device streaming is supported by iPod touch (2nd/3rd/4th gen), iPhone (3GS/4/4S), and iPad (1/2) with iOS 4.2 or later; connected to the same wireless network.
Multi-room Configuration: You can link multiple Audio Dock Air speakers for a multi-room audio system.
Auxiliary Input: The Audyssey Audio Dock Air features a rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connecting an external audio device with a standard 3.5mm audio output or headphone jack
Headphone Output: There is a front-panel 3.5mm headphone jack for connection of a set of headphones. The speaker's audio will be muted when a set of headphones is connected.
USB Port: There is a bottom-panel USB (type-A) port for future upgrades.
Detachable AC Power Cord: The Audyssey Audio Dock Air operates off of standard household AC current using the supplied AC power adapter and 6' detachable two-prong AC power cord.
- Input: 100-127V ~ 50-60Hz, 1.8A
- Output: 22V - 0.5A
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