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Apple iPod Dock Connector

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2686 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the portability and performance. The sound and value for money also get good opinions, whereas there are some critical reviews about the reliability. Reviews are divided on the battery.

usability, value for money, sound, performance, portability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Apple iPod Dock Connector is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPod Dock Connector

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 496 user reviews of Apple iPod Dock Connector from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money, sound, portability, size

reliability

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Griffin iTrip Auto FM Transmitter and Charger for iPod - BlackGriffin iTrip Auto SmartScan - Digital player FM transmitter / charger for carIpod Dock Connector to Usb2.0

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Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPod Dock Connector

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2007 user reviews of Apple iPod Dock Connector from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, sound, performance, size

reliability, battery

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Griffin iTrip Auto FM Transmitter for iPod BlackApple iPod Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable M9569G/BGriffin iTrip Auto HandsFree FM Transmitter for iPhone 3G/3GS/4/4S & Other Smartphones - Black

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Read Griffin iTrip Auto (2010 version)

 

If you're like me, your car is a little too old to rock an auxiliary output connection for attaching your i or Zune.  Generally the only alternative to installing a new deck is to either use a cassette adapter or settle for an FM Tuner adapter.  While...

Size ; Compatible with iPhone 4 and iOS 4 (with the exception of the on phone app) ; RDS

Weak Transmitter ; Interference was frequent ; SmartSound isn't working as advertised

Overall the iTrip Auto is a very solid product, that being said it does have some quirks to it with regards to audio interference from other radio stations, and even in some cases other transmitters from cars driving by (ie XM-Radio transmitters.) But...

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Review: Griffin iTrip Auto SmartScan FM Transmitter

 

FM transmitter with SmartScan to find the best stations.

Excellent interface. Charges iPod while engaged. Easy to use while driving, but not recommended for safety

Expensive. SmartScan only mildly helpful in crowded FM markets

Griffin Technology offers a number of different FM transmitter solutions for the iPod product line. We reviewed the more expensive RoadTrip with SmartScan and iTrip AutoPilot previously, but found them lacking in transmission. It seems the slightly l

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Review: Griffin iTrip Auto

 

Inobtrusive FM Transmitter for most iPods

Includes a fuse. Large display. Inobtrusive. One piece. Works with 3rd generation iPod, plus newest ones

Loses reception sporadically. Priced too high

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Too soon to tell

 

Bought this to play my ipod through car speakers. I do experience some intermittent static and interference. Had another Griffin itrip and the wires pulled out in two places. Hoping it doesn\'t happen with this model.

Lightweight

Poor Reception

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GREAT Product!!

 

This is exactly what my daughter needed to use her Ipod in our 2005 car. We tried several cheap versions, but this one is worth the money! Easy enough for good old mom to use. Awesome that it charges too!

Accurate Scanning","Good interface","Lightweight","Reliable Reception","Strong Construction

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I pod charger and audio

 

This is a great product because it charges at the same time,

Accurate Scanning","Reliable Reception

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Works great and easy to use

 

It was easy to set up, the menu functions are self explanatory. The scan function works well. I like the IPod song control functions on the transmitter versus the touch ones on the Ipod while driving. As you travel over a distance you will have to scan...

Accurate Scanning","Good interface","Good price value","Reliable Reception

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The Setup was Fast and Easy

 

This works as well as any RF transmitter I have had.

Good interface","Lightweight","Meets my needs

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ITouch adapter/charger

 

Great for use in the car for my son to share his music with the rest of the passengers:)

Easy Setup,Fast Setup,Good Quality

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I love this item

 

It's a good product

Easy Setup,Fast Setup,Good Quality,My kids can use it

Big city poor connection

Product Specifications

The iPod Dock Connector to USB Cable offers high-speed data transfer for quickly loading an entire music library on iPod or iPod mini and convenient charging. The cable can also be connected to the iPod USB power adapter for charging on-the-go. Compatible with iPod with Click Wheel, iPod photo, and iPod mini. Supports either USB 1.1 or 2.0.

Cable

AV Cable Type:Data cable/Digital player data cable
Interface Supported:Firewire IEEE1394 (i.LINK) / Hi-Speed USB/Hi-Speed USB
Left Connector Gender:Male
Left Connector Type:4 pin USB Type A/4 pin USB Type A / 6 pin FireWire
Right Connector Type:Apple Dock connector

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Manufacturer:Apple
Model:To FireWire and USB 2.0 Cable/To USB 2.0
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Apple iPod Dock Connector