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Altec Lansing M202 Octiv DUO

Altec Lansing M202 Octiv DUO
alaScore 86

20 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Altec Lansing M202 Octiv Duo - Mix n Match


JBL has been coming out with quite a few iPod docks as we saw recently with the Onbeat and On Time 5V. We weren't very impressed with them and seeing Altec Lansing's M202, there might be some more options for users. The Octiv Duo aka M202 claims to...

Altec Lansing offers the M202 dock at a price tag of Rs. 6,990. In comparison to many iPod docks that have been reviewed before, this one seems to be more affordable. The M202 gives satisfactory performance and has some nifty features like the Music...

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Altec Lansing Octiv Duo (202) speaker dock review


If you frequent small house parties like us, chances are you would've witnessed the many occasions where guests take turns to hook up their iDevices to

Good sound quality ; Extra functionality provided by two iOS apps ; Handy magnetic remote control

Music Mix needs a music picker ; No dock adapter for iPhone 4 ; Non-iOS iPods miss out on the extra functionality

Consumer review by:

Great Speakers and Charger!


This unit is compact and attractive. It sounds really good for it\'s size. The charger works great. I would highly recommend this product!

Attractive Design","Easy To Set Up","Good Power Output","Sounds really good


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OK product


More iPod\/iPhone controll with the remote would be welcome. Still a nice little dual unit at a fair price.

Attractive Design","Good Power Output

Short on features

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Frustrated and disappointed so far...


I plugged it in on Dec 29th and exchanged it for another one on Jan 3rd...My wife was very excited to use it while working around the house but the system only worked for about a day and then would not play music again. Turns out Altec Lansing is...


Not that loud,Not that powerful can\'t

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Music every where.


My eleven year old\'s Christmas present. He set it up all by himself. So far, just what he wanted. He is finding new ways to use his itouch. Software app is easy to use.

Attractive Design","Easy to Mount","Easy To Setup","Great Sound Quality

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No 4S dock converter


There is no docking "dish" for the iPhone 4s. The custom-fit dishes for the 3 and Nano come with it, but for the 4 or 4s apparently we are supposed to just use the dish-less connector, and balance it (physically unsupported) on the male plug. Other...

Attractive Design","Easy to Mount","Easy To Setup","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality

Bad dock for 4

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Versatile with solid sound


This unit mixes music from your I Pod and Your I Phone. The sound is very good for this type of unit. It is very easy to set up ansd was exactly what I was looking for.

Attractive Design","Easy To Setup","Great Sound Quality

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dual charger


good simple speaker system

Attractive Design","Easy To Setup","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality

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Surprising sound from little speakers


I'm surprised at the quality of sound from these small speakers - it's quite good for their size and price. I use this in the kitchen/dining room, in the bedroom and outside by the pool. It's small, easy to carry from room to room and looks good. Quite...

Easy To Transport,Fast Charge,Great Interface,Great Sound,Stylish


Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
Remote Control: Yes
Subwoofer: No


Android Docking: No
Apple Docking:iPod / iPhone Docking
Bluetooth: No
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
Signal Input:Analogue
TYPE OF DOCKING:Built-in Cradle

Energy Information

Battery Powered: No

General Features

Construction:Single Case Speaker System
Signal Connection:Wired
Speaker Type:Active