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ILuv I199BLK

ILuv I199BLK
alaScore 81

12 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of ILuv I199BLK. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The usability and price also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the ILuv I199BLK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of ILuv I199BLK from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on People really like the usability.


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This summary is based on the products: iLuv I199 High-Fidelity Mini Hi Fi System with Bluepin Technology - BlackiLuv I199 High-Fidelity Mini Hi Fi System with Bluepin Technology - Black

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (

iLuv i199 Stereo System for iPod


It's not that the iLuv i199 iPod Speaker System doesn't work, it simply tries to do too much. The result is a frustrating user experience exacerbated by a clunky remote and unintuitive controls. Sure, it has two programmable alarms that can use your...

Decent audio quality. CD player (for data CDs, too). USB player. Alarm clock works with iPod. Internal memory stores 32 tracks.

Controls are not intuitive. Covered in stickers. Remote is lousy.

Simply put, the iLuv tries to do too much and fails. It's not that this iPod speaker dock sounds awful or doesn't work. What really ails the iLuv is that it can be a royal pain to operate. It may be feature-loaded, but there are several simpler, better...

Aug, 2007

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iLuv i199


This iPod speaker dock also lets you stream tunes from your phone via Bluetooth and plays CDs.

Aug, 2007

Expert review by : Mathew Honan (

Well-rounded, iPod-focused alarm clock includes Bluetooth and other unique features


The i199 presents an impressive package-it's a solid tabletop stereo with a great alarm clock, to boot-that's a good value at its price point. For those who have amassed a growing collection of gadgets, it also presents several more opportunities to...

Great sound ; impressive alarm clock functions ; nice overall design ; works well with a wide variety of audio sources ; unique Bluetooth features ; outputs to TV or entertainment center

Enormous footprint has potential to swallow nightstands. No iPod track metadata display

iLuv did a great job with the i199's appearance. Available in glossy black or white, it's sleek and handsome, and will look nice in just about any setting-office, kitchen, bedroom, or dorm room. However at 15.5 wide, 9 inches deep, and 5 inches tall,...

Sep, 2007

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jWin Docking Station


It is a very attractive white color docking station. It is a kind of all-in-one unit. It has a built-in clock which you can set to alarm and then wake up to your favorite music. I have used it for over six months and it worked well during that time...

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Mar, 2010

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Good value for price


It is a little bulky for iPod users, but it is a good value for money. If you use iPod a lot at home, you can give it a try.

Great Design


Feb, 2010

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ILUV I199 High-fidelity Multimedia Audio System with BluePin for iPod ( Black )


Recientemente recibi mi iLuv I199, excelente sonido y lo mas importante de todo es un equipo completo en cuanto a musica se refiere, el sonido es muy bueno, solo que no es el ideal para hacer una fiesta, pero si el necesario para poner musica en tu...

Aug, 2008

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ILUV I199 High-fidelity Multimedia Audio System with BluePin for iPod ( Black )


This sounds like a perfect product, however in function, there are several serious short comings. First and foremost, this has a very poor bass heavy sound. With no tone control, there's no way to compensate. Second, the radio reception with the...

Mar, 2008

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ILUV I199 High-fidelity Multimedia Audio System with BluePin for iPod ( Black )


Cumbersome, slabby, placticky design. USB port secured under a pop-up panel that's hard to open without a pen or coin. Startlingly bad FM reception. Unable to access content on my jump drive; locked up when accessing content on my MP3 player, so that...

Jan, 2008

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ILUV I199 High-fidelity Multimedia Audio System with BluePin for iPod ( Black )


I wrote this review for another site but feel it is worth posting here. That being said I would give the iLuv i199 3.5 stars. After looking for a long time to find a radio with features like the ILuv i199, I still feel like someone who has gone out on...

Nov, 2007

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ILUV I199 High-fidelity Multimedia Audio System with BluePin for iPod ( Black )


I read several reviews of digital tuning alarm clocks at several sites and settled on the Iluv because of the digital tuning, options for the alarms and more reasonable price. After using it for several weeks, I would make the same choice.

Sep, 2007

Product Specifications

What it brings to you is clear quality sound using jAura acoustic speaker technology playing music from your iPod, CDs, MP3 CDs, USB or AM/FM radio. What you bring is music from an audio device, computer, mobile phone, etc. designed with Bluetooth wireless technology and, thanks to the BluePin wireless audio transmitter/receiver that too can be played through the system. In return, you can listen to music in your room wirelessly on headphones or speakers equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology. It's give-and-take. Your music can put you to sleep or wake you up and you can always know the song title and artist on an MP3 track if it has an ID3 tag. With the AV output, you can even send video content from your iPod to a TV. This system gives you a lot, and you can give a little something in return.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Cradle:iPod cradle
Functions (KB):CD/MP3 player / Digital player / iPod cradle / Network audio player / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):Boomboxes, radios, clock radios

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

CD Track Programming:Yes (32 tracks)
Media Load Type:Slot-load
Playback Modes:Intro scan / One track repeat / Random play / shuffle / Repeat all / Repeat folder
Shockproof Memory: Yes
Type:CD / MP3 player


Color of product:Black
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player:Y
Type:Micro set

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage Media

Type: None


Integrated clock: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:iLuv

MD System

Type: None




Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:32
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):1


Audio formats supported:MP3
Disc types supported:CD
MP3 playback: Yes
USB direct playback: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Apple docking compatibility:iPod
AUX in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Preset Station Qty:40
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM
Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control