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NEWS: Noxon unveils iPod-docking Internet radio

Question: What do you get if you merge an Internet radio, iPod dock, network audio receiver and FM radio? The Noxon iRadio, of course.

As far as Internet radios go, the iRadio (£240) is positively overflowing with features. It’s one of only a handful on the current market to be fitted with its very own iPod dock, compatible with ‘Pods such as the Classic and Touch.

And, once it’s hooked up to your home network either wirelessly, or through an Ethernet connection, you can access over 10,000 Internet radio stations.

The iRadio will also play music files stored on your computer or other NAS (Network Attached Storage) device. File formats supported include Windows Media DRM 10, MP3 and AAC+.

Furthermore, you can connect external kit and push sound out through a dedicated hi-fi system via optical/line outputs. Alternatively, you can connect an external hard drive or MP3 player to the iRadio’s USB inputs and play tunes through the internal 5W speaker.

Visit the Terratec website here for a closer look.

Joe Cox
Joe Cox

Joe is Content Director for Specialist Tech at Future and was previously the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across print and online for more than 15 years, writing news, reviews and features. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung, reported from CES, the Bristol Show and Munich High End for many years, and provided comment for sites such as the BBC and the Guardian. In his spare time he enjoys playing records and cycling (not at the same time).