Sonance have released details of their “iPort” product. The device allows you to plug your Apple iPod into the dock in the wall and share your MP3s (anything up to 10,000 tracks on the 40gig model) with the rest of the house…
“The iPort™ makes it easy for the entire family to use the Apple iPod™ to enjoy their digital music collection throughout the entire home. iPort provides quick docking and access to the iPod 40GB Click Wheel, iPod 20GB Click Wheel and iPod Mini. The included Wallplate allows the iPort to connect to and play through practically any local or whole-home audio system. The DC power supply (also included) charges the iPod while it is docked in the iPort..
- Polished ABS construction compliments iPod styling
- Designed for easy docking/undocking of iPod
- Connects to supplied Wallplate with CAT5 cable via 8-pin connectors.
- Built-in IR emitters — can be used with optional IR receivers for basic transport control of iPod (Play, Pause, Previous Track, Next Track)
- Fixed 200mA audio output: Balanced (for up to 500-foot runs), or Unbalanced (for local source installations)
- 15-Volt Regulated DC Power Supply connects to iPort Wallplate and charges iPod
- Paintable flange
- Frequency Response: 20Hz ± 20kHz (±0.25dB) @ 500 ft. CAT-5
- THD+Noise: < 0.015%, 20Hz ± 20kHz @ 500 ft. CAT-5
- Signal to Noise: > 90dB (A wtd.) @ 500 ft. CAT-5
- Maximum signal input: 1.5V RMS
- Power supply: 15V DC, 500mA, regulated