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Welcome to a whole new world of listening. A powerful iPod/iPhone dock with best-in-class audio, Contour brings your iTunes library to life with an open soundstage that's both dynamic and detailed. Internet and FM radio you'll never be at a loss for listening. Featuring Clearsound, PURE's proprietary digital audio solution using high-quality Class D amplifiers and digital audio shaping technology for dynamic audio. Full-range 3.5 inch speakers and dual bass ports for 36W RMS of room-filling sound. Part of PURE's internet-connected Flow range, Contour also includes FM radio and uses a Wi-Fi or Ethernet (requires a PURE Choice Mini USB Ethernet adapter, available separately). Stream music directly from your Mac or PC . Visit the PURE Lounge to listen online, register your radio, and save and organize your favorites for easy access. On the Lounge you'll find: Radio stations, national and local radio stations Podcasts, thousands of programs available anytime, PURE Sounds. Share your favorites on Facebook or Twitter. Full-function remote control, backlit touch sensitive controls. Composite, component and S-Video out for connection to your TV, Contour is a complete entertainment hub, bringing your entire iTunes library, video as well as audio, to life*. Movies, TV and music video purchased from the iTunes store can be outputted at 576P for display on your TV enabling you to watch YouTube directly on your TV. Simply dock a compatible iPod/iPhone into Contour and connect to the TV using the supplied component video cable via the 3.5mm video output socket (supports both S-Video and Component video). Alternatively a composite video cable can be used in the yellow RCA connector (composite cable available separately). Video output is dependent on the source file quality. iPod and iPhone video output resolution varies, please see your model's specifications. Contour is a member of PURE's EcoPlus product family and is designed with the environment in mind.
From the Manufacturer
Contour – Big Sound, Small Space
A powerful iPod/iPhone dock with best-in-class audio, Contour brings your iTunes library to life with an open soundstage that’s both dynamic and detailed. There is also internet and FM radio so you will never be at a loss for listening.
Clearsound technology delivers taut, punchy and dynamic audio
Contour features PURE Clearsound, our proprietary digital audio solution using high-quality Class D amplifiers and digital audio shaping technology to deliver taut, punchy, dynamic audio. All matched with custom, full-range 3.5 Inch speakers and dual bass ports for 36W RMS of room-filling sound
Part of our internet radio range, Contour also includes FM radio and uses a Wi-Fi or Ethernet* connection to open up a world of audio including thousands of internet radio stations and podcasts. You can even use it to stream music directly from your Mac or PC.
Contour doesn’t just sound fantastic, its oozes quality with a damped retractable dock, great looks, smooth satin-touch finish, full-function remote and backlit touch-sensitive controls.
With composite, component and S-Video out for connection to your TV, Contour is a complete entertainment hub, bringing your entire iTunes library – video as well as audio – to life.
* Ethernet connection requires PURE Choice Mini USB Ethernet adapter, available separately.
Contour works with any Wi-Fi network.
Just switch it on – it will find all available Wi-Fi networks and you'll be ready to access the vast range of internet radio stations, listen again programmes and podcasts available on the web, as well as PURE Sounds – unique soundscapes created by PURE to stimulate, inspire and relax.
And don’t forget that if you’ve got a computer or network storage device connected to your Wi-Fi network you can stream music from it direct to Contour and enjoy your tunes away from the computer.
The PURE Lounge provides all the internet content that's available on your internet radio, and you can listen to it direct from the Lounge using your computer or iPod/iPhone.
The PURE Lounge
The PURE Lounge is a revolutionary radio and media portal with online music store. PURE’s popular internet-connected radios (look out for the “with Flow technology” logo) use the Lounge to access a world of internet radio and on-demand content and to offer unique services such as FlowSongs which lets you purchase music direct from your radio. Version 2 of the Lounge, available now in the UK and elsewhere shortly, offers fantastic new features, an improved look and even more great things to listen to.
Find and Organize Your Listening
Version 2 of the Lounge has enhanced search facilities, making it easier than ever to find the listening you like. Type in any search term and the Lounge will locate matching live radio, podcasts and BBC Listen Again services. Once you’ve found content you like, save it as a favourite for quick easy access anytime.
Listen Online, on Your Radio and on Your iPhone
All Lounge content can be enjoyed on any PURE radio with Flow technology. Just register on the Lounge and your Flow radio and the Lounge will synchronize so that you can enjoy easy access to your favourites wherever you listen. The Lounge is also available as an App for the iPhone and iPod touch, enabling you to listen to Lounge content and enjoy its powerful search features on your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, 3rd or 4th Gen iPod touch or iPad.
Share Your Favorites
Every page on version 2 of the Lounge can be sent straight to friends on Twitter or Facebook so they can also enjoy your latest audio discoveries. You can also see if friends on Facebook like the same Lounge content as you.
EcoPlus is a statement of PURE's ongoing commitment to our environment and its future. It indicates that environmental impact has been considered in the design, manufacture and transport of our products, and has driven both what we do and how we do it.
At the heart of EcoPlus is the requirement to reduce the power consumption of our products while playing audio and also in standby.
All EcoPlus products are packaged using cardboard produced with a minimum of 70% recycled material, and finished using water-based varnish. All internal pulp trays are 100% recycled, and the user documentation is printed on 100% recycled paper using Soya-based inks. We also encourage our customers to recycle all packaging materials.
The boxes of EcoPlus products are designed to be the smallest they can be whilst still ensuring the integrity and security of the product inside. This maximises the number of products which can be shipped in each container, and thus minimises the environmental cost of transport.
- Made for iPod/iPhone
- PURE Clearsound for 36W RMS of class-leading audio
- Internet and FM radio
- Flow technology for internet radio, on-demand content including podcasts, PURE Sounds and media streaming from a computer
- 40 FM presets and unlimited internet favorites
- Retractable dock with smooth damped movement
- Component (YPbPr), S-Video and Composite video outputs for viewing iPod/iPhone video on your TV
- Full-function remote control
- Stereo headphone socket
- Alarms and timers
- Upgradable via Wi-Fi, Ethernet or USB
- Powered by the Lounge – register your radio, organize your favorites and listen online
Detailed Technical Specifications
- Radio: FM and internet (Wi-Fi or Ethernet)
- Wireless: 802.11b and 802.11g supported with WEP and WPA/WPA2 encryption
- Ethernet: Requires PURE Choice Mini USB Ethernet adapter, available separately
- iPod/iPhone support: Dock supports iPod mini, iPod with colour display, iPod 4th generation, iPod nano, iPod nano 2nd generation, iPod nano 3rd generation with video, iPod nano 4th generation, iPod classic, iPod touch and iPod touch 2nd generation, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4. Supports iPod shuffle, iPod shuffle 2nd generation and iPod 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation via auxiliary input
- Media Streaming: Audio codecs supported include WMA (Standard V9), AAC, MP3, MP2, Real Audio (cook). Media streaming requires UPnP server or PC/MAC running UPnP server software
- Speakers: 2 full-range 3 1/2 inch drive units
- Audio output: 2 x 18W @ <1% THD+N, twin bass ports on bass panel
- Input connectors: 20V DC power adapter socket. iPod/iPhone connector with adapters. 3.5mm Aux-in for auxiliary devices. USB (mini-B type) for product upgrades and Ethernet adaptor. (Software upgrades also available over Wi-Fi)
- Output connectors: 3.5mm stereo output for headphones
- Composite video out: Composite RCA*
- Component video out: 3.5mm 4-pole TRRS connector* (PURE Choice cable available separately)
- S-Video out*: 3.5mm 4-pole TRRS connector* (PURE Choice cable available separately)
- Controls: Touch-sensitive controls including 3 context-sensitive keys, back, home, select, up/down, volume up/down/mute and standby
- LCD display: 128 x 64 pixel graphical LCD auto-dimming display, large clock and feature icons, light sensor
- Remote control: Infrared remote control. 2 x AAA (LR03) batteries included
- Mains power supply: 100-240V, 50/60Hz 20V DC 2.25A external power adapter
- Approvals: CE marked. Compliant with the EMC and Low Voltage Directives (2004/108/EC and 2006/95/EC). ETSI EN 300 401 compliant
- Dimensions (inches): 14.6 wide x 9 high x 6.9 deep
- Weight: 6.39 pounds
- Aerial: Telescopic aerial. Internal Wi-Fi aerial
* Video output is dependant on the source file quality. iPod and iPhone video output
- Contour radio
- Remote control
- Component video cable
- Dual phono to 3.5mm audio output cable
- Power supply
- Instruction manual
- Two year warranty