Published On: December 28, 2009

JVC's New iPod Dock Features Dolby Virtual Surround Sound

Published On: December 28, 2009

JVC's New iPod Dock Features Dolby Virtual Surround Sound

Ever wanted to hear your favorite low-res music in surround sound, no make that "virtual" surround sound? Well, you're in luck for JVC's latest iPod dock aims to do precisely that -give you all the faux surround sound goodness your heart never knew it desired.

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A new JVC iPod speaker system features a unique wraparound design, Dolby Virtual Surround, and a dock that like most docks holds an iPod vertically for music listening, but also can cradle it horizontally - ideal for widescreen viewing of video.

The new JVC XS-SR3 surround dock is a sleek, glossy black speaker tube with a curved design that allows the iPod to nestle between the speakers. The iPod holder rotates for viewing video in widescreen mode and comes with four clips to hold selected iPod models. The speakers' powerful neodymium magnets ensure clean, crisp sound, while Dolby Virtual Surround creates the illusion of a wider sound field when viewing video content. Power output is five watts and the system features two audio inputs, one analog and one digital optical. A remote control is included.

In addition to its function as an iPod speaker dock, the XS-SR3 can also be used as computer speaker system.

The JVC XS-SR3 is available this month for $149.95.

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