- Brand Name: Lasonic
- Model Number: I931
- Item Display Weight: 17.00 pounds
Old School Style High Performance Portable Music System with Ipod Slot
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- Supported USB flash disk and SD/MMC card to playback MP3 files
- Enjoy your iPod without earphone
- iPod control and charging
- Watch video on your TV if using iPod Video
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Top Customer Reviews
It does take 10 "D" cell batteries, and I found that you can find a pack of 10 at Target for about $9 if you hunt around, AND you can prolong the life of the batteries if you make sure to switch the AC/DC switch on the back to AC when you are not using it. Otherwise the clock (any "sleep mode" functions) will suck the battery life down. That or it all transferred to the iPod. I'm not sure - just make sure to flip that switch.
It even comes in a huge box you could cut up and breakdance on.
PROS - I mean look at it, it's awesome. And it sounds great too!
CONS - 10 D batteries? Are you kidding me? Good thing there's a plug. Also, I'm not convinced that this actually recharges your ipod as you listen to it. The ipod says it's recharging...but I'm not 100% sure...
So so. It sounds like a mediocre box from the '80s ( although better than most things that are available today)..not bad, but nothing to write home about. It does not hold up to the better boxes of the past, but that shouldn't be surprising. The treble frequencies are reproduced clearly with little or no harshness, the same for the midrange. Bass response seems to roll off at about 100-120Hz.
The good news is that it has separate bass and treble (-7 to +7 Db) controls, so your not limited to (often useless) pre-set eq settings.
AM reception is so awful that I thought something was wrong with it. All I could pull in were the strongest local stations and not very well. After talking a look inside (I wasn't about to send it back over poor AM reception, and I have a background in electronics) I noticed one of the most minanal AM circuits I've ever seen, and a VERY small coil bar. Replacing the tiny ferrite bar brought reception up to less than average instead of almost deaf.
If you are planning to listen to the AM band be repaired to be disappointed.
FM overload city. One station (100KW that's about 8 miles away) over more than half of the dial covering over most weak signals. However medium and strong signals come though just fine. A FM mono switch helps clean up fringe signals.
The USB port reads your PMP/MP3 player like a disc (you can't use the controls on your player), and also charges the device (you may not want to do this if you are running "D" cells as it will drain them). The card slot works as it should (I have not tried a card that's over 2G, so I don't know if it will read HC cards).
Navigating is done by browsing though folders (F01 F02 ect.Read more ›
It doesn't fit an iphone though, only every other model ipod. The usb slot is very useful, but having the usb stick out can get bumped pretty easy. The SD card is the best option for me.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Arrived fast. Works with all my ipod and I touches. Nice size and nice sounds. Batteries hold a long charge as well as charging my ipod. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Scort008
This boombox has a great sound. I use it by the pool and on the boat. It has no problem competing with the great outdoors. The only problem it's made from plastic. Read morePublished 18 months ago by SC
Still get use out of it several years later. It's been a little banged up, but still plays. I suggest never using the iPod dock and just using the AUX function with cord.Published on May 1, 2013 by Stevie "Lex" Luthor
Holy cow!! I've had this for three years now and it's easily the best sound system for an ipod I've ever had. There aren't words to describe the incredible sound it gets. Read morePublished on October 9, 2012 by Auggie9192
friend really wanted to this his birthday and it sure exceeded all expectations. All the features work great and it brings back the old feel of a boom box. Read morePublished on June 9, 2012 by fuegz
I was a little disappointed by some of the cheesy graphic add-ons, but this sounds better than anything else I have found in this price range. Read morePublished on February 20, 2012 by H. Bean