Gear4 Houseparty 24/7 review

You can buy much better iPod dock/clock/radio combos than this - even at this sort of money Tested at £100.00

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

There are much better speaker systems around than this one


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    Weighty and detailed

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    great feature list

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    great remote


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    Rather rough sonic delivery, particularly at volume

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Gear4 has always been something of an iPod innovator. Therefore, it's no surprise to find the company was one of the first to release the latest convergence product: not just an iPod speaker dock/speaker package, but also an FM/AM radio, alarm clock, with an auxiliary input to boot.

The system offers a weighty, fairly detailed sound that's let down some by a slightly scratchy, ragged tendency, especially at high volume. A fully functioning remote that can access all your iPod's menus is an excellent feature, but unless you're desperate for the radio and clock functions, there are better-sounding speaker systems on the market.

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