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iHome iW1

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Overall 6
6.0

Works sometimes, purchased through discount jungle, not a new product

Craig Mirabella, Amazon
29 April 2013
  • Summary: Received it last week - third one of these. This one isn't so great as the others. Music drops out a lot, probably due to wi-fi range. My biggest issue is that it's not "new". I plugged it in and used the iHome app to set it up, and it told me that the "name" of the unit, which is usually "iHome iW1 2384iasidr 23" or some other code, was instead "Brian's speaker". So it became evident to me that Brian didn't want it for some reason or another.
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Overall 6
6.0

iHome iW1

Joe M, Crutchfield
26 January 2012
  • Summary: Purchased the IW1 for my teenage son who listens to his IPod all over the house and outside as well - so neded a portable speaker system. Great battery life and nice features and portability is a breeze. However, the bass response is not impressive as you max out the volume. Returned the unit for the Bose SoundDock Portable System.
  • Pros: Great styling and portability.
  • Cons: Sound quality diminishes as you increase the volume.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sounds great but....

Rob, Crutchfield
22 December 2011
  • Summary: Like several other reviewers the first one I received did not work but Crutchfield promptly replaced it. The second time around it took a week to finally connect to my WI-FI network (I had to walk away for several days). The issue was always connecting to 169.254.1.1 to finalize the connection as the instruction say. I was connecting via my PC (using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer) and could never get the web site to load.
  • Pros: great sound quality, wireless, Air Play compatibility
  • Cons: set-up was very difficult, wireless connectivity frequently drops
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Overall 6
6.0

Great concept, so-so execution

Shawn F, Crutchfield
10 December 2011
  • Summary: The first unit I received was defective, but Crutchfield's awesome customer service came through and I had a replacement in just a few days. Out of the box, the iW1 is stylish and looks and feels solidly built. The carrying handle is hidden from view, which is nice, but it does feel like there's not enough of a "hook" to grasp. I like the way the unit simply rests on top of the charging base, with no cables to mess with when you want to move it.
  • Pros: Wi-Fi rather than Bluetooth; portability; appearance.
  • Cons: Setup; instructions; Wi-Fi connection reliability.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Дядюкин Андрей, Yandex
17 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Покупал за 3777 руб. Достаточно добротно сделанная штуковина для такой цены. Подключение к сети заняло 30 секунд. По звуку - чуда не ждите, хотя довольно сносно звучит. Максимальный уровень громкости низковат, подойдет для небольших помещений, типа кухни. При проверке будьте внимательны, мне попался бракованный аппарат: не заряжается встроенная батарея. Жаль, но придется возвращать.
  • Pros: Приличный уровень изготовления, цена
  • Cons: Звучание не для аудиофилов.
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