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Logitech S715i with Dock or Bluetooth model?

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Pls suggest folks..

I have short listed three iPod docks to buy for my portable/travel listening needs off my iDevices...

But I'm in a fix now for which one to decide among the Logitech S715i with iPod/iPhone dock or the similar clone from Logitech but with Bluetooth Audio streaming called "Wireless Boombox for iPad" and the last but not least on my list ,the Kicker iK501!!

 

Just because the Kicker lacks a battery option,my first and most important need for use in travelling is eliminated...so i ll hav to decide between the S715i(Awarded best pod dock 100£ by WHF) or the Bluetooth only model!...

Some of the reviews scare me about the Bluetooth model for their fragile sound quality and volume levels compared to the S715i..And Andy clough too mentioned that "as a thumb rule,wired or docked ones will have better dynamics and sound over wireless"....

So if any one out thr have compared A/B comparison between the two,pls pls pls let me knw ur insights...

It ll b of a gr8 help..

 

Thanks

 

Sunny

 

 

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RE: Logitech S715i with Dock or Bluetooth model?

sunny wrote:

Pls suggest folks..

I have short listed three iPod docks to buy for my portable/travel listening needs off my iDevices...

But I'm in a fix now for which one to decide among the Logitech S715i with iPod/iPhone dock or the similar clone from Logitech but with Bluetooth Audio streaming called "Wireless Boombox for iPad" and the last but not least on my list ,the Kicker iK501!!

 

Just because the Kicker lacks a battery option,my first and most important need for use in travelling is eliminated...so i ll hav to decide between the S715i(Awarded best pod dock 100£ by WHF) or the Bluetooth only model!...

Some of the reviews scare me about the Bluetooth model for their fragile sound quality and volume levels compared to the S715i..And Andy clough too mentioned that "as a thumb rule,wired or docked ones will have better dynamics and sound over wireless"....

So if any one out thr have compared A/B comparison between the two,pls pls pls let me knw ur insights...

It ll b of a gr8 help..

 

Thanks

 

Sunny

 

 

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RE: Logitech S715i with Dock or Bluetooth model?

Why not just go for the S715i? It does everything you need. Clickety

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RE: Logitech S715i with Dock or Bluetooth model?

Sure Andy....I'm takin ur word for it:)....I'm goin for da S715i!.....thanks a lot for inspiring...

 

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RE: Logitech S715i with Dock or Bluetooth model?

Was debating the same thing but went for the docked version and bloody glad i did. This little thing sounds amazing whilst remaining portable!

 

Glad i didnt overcomplicate things with the bluetooth model.

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RE: Logitech S715i with Dock or Bluetooth model?

Jeps, great dock. I bought one a few days ago and it even sounds good when running on its batteries (though less dynamic)

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RE: Logitech S715i with Dock or Bluetooth model?

Can any of you tell me if the dock you just bought will play newer than 3rd gen iPods, itouch, and newer iPhones? Amazon reviews are saying that it has been confirmed with Logitech that this unit will only play up to 3rd gen iPods. What are your experiences?