Near its way to celebrating its ten years of existence and dominance in the portable multimedia player market, the iPod has certainly achieved iconic status and its easy to see why so many manufacturing companies have hitched on the money train that Apple has created and have come up with a variety of products to market as iPod accessories. A good number of these iPod accessories have come up on its own and one of those companies that have made a name for itself in producing high performance iPod speakers is the Intempo Digital.
Even just by browsing the internet, you will see that there seems to be virtually an endless supply of iPod speakers, and one of these is the Intempo IFI-02. For a product, like an iPod speaker, to rise above the hordes of others, it is necessary provide a feature, or a set of features that would be able to meet specific needs. With the Intempo IFI-02 in particular, the unit answers the requirements of a person who is looking for an iPod speaker system that also serves as a dock, be a dedicated multimedia player, provide top notch quality audio output, and make any room look instantly stylish.
Intempo has a knack for providing iPod owners a speaker system unit that ranges from the portable and lightweight for convenient transfer and transport, and dedicated home systems like the IFI-02 which can also serve as a centre for a living rooms entertainment system. One of the most attractive features of the Intempo iPod speakers line-up is that it is able to competently compete with more well known manufacturing brands in term of performance but with a lower price tag. The Intempo IFI-02 is a case in point.
The main body though of this iPod speaker and dock system is shaped like a tube that is elegantly coloured black and placed atop a curving and sleek white rectangular base for more balance. In the middle of the tube is where the iPod dock is placed and separates the tube giving it more balanced look allowing for more stylish cuts, texture, and stunning details. You will also see an LCD display near the iPod dock where the menu and functions can be controlled.
And one thing is for sure, the Intempo IFI-02 can never be taken as a portable iPod speaker as it is relatively large as compared to other iPod speaker systems. Measuring 920 x 152 x 131 WxHxD in mm, it definitely will be a huge chunk of machinery to lug around although moving it from one room to another is not much of a problem, if you can carry 11 kilograms by yourself, which is how much the Intempo weighs. But for travelling, this is certainly not the iPod speaker system for that purpose.
And because the IFI-02 is a unit that supports 5.1 Surround system, and has an auxiliary audio input, connecting your flat screen TV is a cinch, and you get top notch cinema like sound quality in your home with enough power to clearly hear every word and sound effect played by a video, or every instrument in a song.
Over all, the Intempo IFI-02 is a great investment, although priced higher than the range of what an iPod owner expects for an iPod speaker system, the Intempo IFI-02 comes with top notch hardware that has strong and powerful performance output.