NEWS: Unison adds a standalone dock to its iPod range

Having launched its £250 i-X5 iPod speaker system a month ago, Unison is now freeing the dock supplied with that system for use with a wider range of equipment. The Australian company's i-XD will sell for £50, and comes complete with remote control and cables to charge your iPod and feed sound and vision to an amplifier or system.

The dock comes with four iPod inserts, allowing it to be used with G5 iPod video 30, 60 & 80GB, iPod nano G1 & iPod nano G2 models, and the remote control will work from up to 12m away. USB, analogue phono and S-video cables are provided, along with a power adapter, and the unit comes in gloss black or white to match your iPod.

It can also be bought as part of the complete i-X5 system (below), partnered with a pair of speakers combining 16.5cm paper cone mid/bass units and 25mm soft-dome tweeters, powered by what's described as '70W biamp dynamic power' amplification.

The Unison products, made by Melbourne-based Cygnett, are available from Cygnett's own online shop, AskDirect, and iPodWorld.

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Andrew has written about audio and video products for the past 20+ years, and been a consumer journalist for more than 30 years, starting his career on camera magazines. Andrew has contributed to titles including What Hi-Fi?, GramophoneJazzwise and Hi-Fi CriticHi-Fi News & Record Review and Hi-Fi Choice. I’ve also written for a number of non-specialist and overseas magazines.