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Altec Lansing MP450

Altec Lansing MP450
alaScore 87

49 reviews

Sep, 2014

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Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450 Review

 

When it comes to picking a speaker dock, iPod owners have no trouble finding a device for every taste and budget, but finding one for its larger cousin the iPad can still be a challenge. Altec Lansing's Octiv Stage is a speaker dock for your iPad...

Stylish design ; Sturdy build quality ; Decent sound relative to size ; Remote control

Expensive ; Limited controls on remote ; Bass distorts at high volumes

Even with a steep price tag, the Octive Stage MP450 by Altec Lansing stands out against the limited selection of iPad docks available on the market.

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Altec Lansing Octiv Stage (450) review

 

No matter how much you love your iPad, there will always come a time when you feel the need to prop up this hefty tablet while simultaneously giving its

Great versatility with dual hinge design ; Small footprint ; Secure hinge and cradle

Speakers lacking in bass ; No USB port for syncing or charging ; Need to remove iPad's case to mount

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Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450 review

 

The Octiv Stage MP450 has a small footprint for an iPad dock, but it still manages to produce decent sound.

We love the rotating arm for portrait or landscape orientation, as well as the small footprint and auxiliary input. However, there's no USB connection, and your iPad will cover the speaker in portrait orientation.

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Octiv Stage MP450 review

 

The Octiv Stage MP450 offers rotation and angling movement for docked iPads

Rotating arm for portrait or landscape orientation; small footprint; auxiliary input

No USB connection; iPad covers speaker in portrait orientation

The stand that holds the iPad can also be angled back and forth in order to achieve a better viewing angle and a rubber adaptor is included in the box to better fit the iPad 2. Auxiliary input is also available via mini-jack connection to the rear of...

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Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450

 

Dock your iPad

Sure the iPad 2’s rolling Smart Cover kinda handily props up your iPad 2 in landscape mode. But Altec Lansing’s Octiv Stage not only lifts your Pad high and sturdy on its stand in a swivelling choice of landscape and portrait mode, but also adds a...

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Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450

 

Bought this for my wife for Mothers' day. Sound was quite good, but that's about as far as this goes. Too many downsides including price, remote was difficult to aim (has to be DIRECTLY at the front of the unit), buttons on the front not responsive and...

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Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450

 

Bought this for my wife for Mothers' day. Sound was quite good, but that's about as far as this goes. Too many downsides including price, remote was difficult to aim (has to be DIRECTLY at the front of the unit), buttons on the front not responsive and...

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ALTEC LANSING Octiv Stage Speaker and Charging Dock MP450

 

good value, easy to setup, good quality sound

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Beautiful and sounds great

 

I've read reviews that say it breaks easily. Well if it handled roughly, perhaps, BUT PEOPLE, this is an electronic device...handle with CARE!!!

The sound quality is excellent. Easy to set up and begin using, too. The reviewer that said it doesn't work with IOS 5.. it must be 'operator trouble' because I am using it JUST fine with my Ipad 2 WITH IOS 5. This is greatly reduced in price from when...

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Christmas present has not been used yet,

 

Bought as a gift to myself and have not opened yet!

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