iHome has announced that their iW2 airPlay speaker will be shipped for $199 from April 1. iW1 was the company’s first airplay and iW2 is a update version, this airplay supports Apple’s airPlay wireless streaming technology. You can easily stream your iTunes music library to the speaker from anywhere in your home.
Play your music, in any room, wirelessly. The iW2 is the most accessible networked audio experience for iTunes and iPad, iPhone and iPod enthusiasts, using the latest technology from Apple.
Using AirPlay audio streaming technology, the iW2 enables music anywhere you have a home network using either Wi-Fi or Ethernet. The iW2 can receive music from AirPlay sources such as iTunes, iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. The iW2 also supports charging and local audio playback via USB by using the USB sync cable that comes with new iPods, iPhones and iPads.
- Works with AirPlay wireless audio
Stream wireless music from iTunes, iPad, iPhone & iPod touch.
- Wi-Fi Certified
Certified for 802.11b & 802.11g Wi-Fi Technologies. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo is an assurance that the Wi-Fi Alliance has tested a product in numerous configurations and with a diverse sampling of other devices to ensure compatibility with other Wi-Fi CERTIFIED equipment that operates in the same frequency band.
- AirPlay wireless audio streaming over Wi-Fi
AirPlay is a built-in feature to Apple devices that lets users stream audio wirelessly from their iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and iTunes. AirPlay works wherever there is a Wi-Fi network.
- Remote control of streaming music playback
Supports play/pause, next track, previous track and volume control of iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and iTunes music playback from the speaker control panels, and from the included IR remote.
- Simple & quick wireless network setup with iHome+apps technology
Supports simple network setup and custom device naming using iHome Connect, a FREE app available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Launch the app and connect to the speaker (with the included USB sync cable) and follow simple on-screen menus to configure Wi-Fi. Enjoy AirPlay in just a few short minutes after un-boxing.
- USB docking for iPad, iPhone and iPod charging and music playback
Connect your iPad, iPhone and iPod through USB port using the included USB docking cable, or using any USB sync cable, for charging and audio playback.
- iOS App-enhanced device – Works with iHome Set
Set and control device features and update firmware when necessary, right from the touch-screen interface on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch – a FREE download from the App Store.
- iOS App-enhanced device – Works with iHome Connect
Providing simple network setup and custom device naming, right from the touch-screen interface on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch – a FREE download from the App Store.
- SRS WOW HD
Improves the playback quality of audio, delivering a dynamic 3D entertainment experience with deep, rich bass and high frequency clarity for crisp detail.
- Reson8 speaker chambers
Specially designed sealed speaker enclosures deliver astounding clarity, depth and power.
- Universal 100-240V AC adaptor
Switching power supply works just about anywhere in the world to power your unit.
- Aux-in jack
Listen to aux audio sources (e.g., computer, CD player)
General information, answers to technical questions and other related information can be found within the product manual.
Source: iHome (Doesn’t work all country)