Summary: If you own an iPod and you have an AV Receiver for your home cinema with a spare audio in (I use coaxial) then you have to buy this appliance! It produces CD player quality music from your iPod that appears only limited by the quality of your front speakers. A song that always showed the limitations of regular iPod docks was Radioactive by Imagine Dragons. This device allows your speakers to play the complete bass of that song without distortion.
Summary: This is a great ipod ipad digital connection interfase, it just do what it is suppose to do and it does very well, out of it you get a digital stream out of your ipod or ipad that through a good DAC like the DacMagic 100 make a fantastic audio source in a very small package, I would recommend it.
Summary: Of all the audiophile iPod docks out there in my opinion this one provides the best sound per dollar spent. In fact as far as I can tell it sounds every bit as good and maybe better than some competitors costing hundreds of dollars more. The unit is very easy to setup and get going. Great sound. Great value.
Summary: Works great with my iPad 3, iPhone 4S. All-digital output works automatically. Stable and large enough. I'm pairing it to the Cambridge DacMagic 100 which is going out to Emotiva powered monitors.
Summary: I purchased a Wadia 170i a few months ago which I linked to an older Adcom audio system using a Cambridge Audio DacMagic. The quality of lossless (m4a) audio files played with an IPOD Touch were outstanding. Although I initially purchased the Cambridge Audio iD100 to connect my IPOD to a Sony AV receiver's optical audio input, I have boxed up the 170i and I am now using the iD100 with my primary stereo.
Summary: Got it next day shipping from amazon fantastic, waited a long time for a decent iphone4 dock and this suits the bill. Pricey for what it is, but i was going to pull the trigger on a onkyo nds 1000 from Japan and thats like 400. was going to get the wadia 171i but again the price kept me thinking. This ends my search for a dock and if it lasts, ill get another.
Summary: $300 is a lot for an iDevice (iPod/iPad/iPhone) Dock. Yes, you can buy a standard Dock for $20 (non-Apple). But I've been down that road and have never been happy with the sound from the analog output of a normal Dock - even a genuine Apple Dock. I even tried a pre-amp to help improve the sound, but it did not help that much. The truth is that iDevices are not designed to be connected to a hi-fi system through a normal dock.