Altec Lansing inMotion iM9 portable speaker audio and sound system features dual 2 3/4-inch drivers with 1-inch tweeters, and MaxxBass technology. A built-in handle improves portability and has the ability to power the device via AC or batteries. The inMotion iM9 works with and able to charge all dockable Apple iPods (with dock connector) include iPod nano, iPod mini and color iPods. Beside, an Auxiliary input allows users to plug in other audio devices, such as CD players or portable DVD players.

Altec Lansing inMotion iM9

Playlist rated Altec Lansing inMotion iM9 4.5 out of possible 5 and concluded that “if you don’t need a wireless remote control – an unfortunate omission given the $200 price tag – and your audio tastes tilt towards bass and away from treble, the iM9 is an excellent speaker system for the iPod. Its sound quality is so much fuller, and bass response so much better, than other truly portable iPod speaker systems that it easily earns our Playlist Pick designation.”

Playlist likes the portable speaker for its impressive sound quality and volume levels for the size, durable design, secure iPod storage, provides ports for audio, video, and data, and includes handy backpack for travel. However, it’s a pity that there is no remote, volume buttons difficult to press, volume very loud on turn-on, no protection for front of iPod and it’s heavier than most portable systems.

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