Summary: I loved this little, unit unit. I'd like it to be louder, .. but WHen I bought it it seemed to be Well built, intelligent design. and I liked it so much, when it developed a problem ( Which I thought was my fault..) I went out and bought another one. . The problem was..
Summary: The size is great, the fact that it comes with connectors to different outlets, a bag for it and it can opperate on batteries is all really helpful but my 10 year old boom box has better sound quality! It distorts at any type of moderately loud volume.
Summary: I have had mine for 15 months, and it is going downhill fast. It interjects popping sounds. I have done many tests to isolate the source and it is definitely the Altec device. So, now 15 months later, I have to throw it out.