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Altec Lansing octiv AIR

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Reviews and Problems with Altec Lansing octiv AIR

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Overall 4
4.0

1 more disappointed customer

RR, Amazon
22 March 2012
  • Summary: It's a repeat of everything you've already read here. Altec really dropped the ball with this product. Really was hoping it would work well, but dock/speaker connection was poor well withing stated working range. Good idea, poor execution. There are better products out there; don't be fooled by the seemingly great Gold Box Deal ($99 for me). In addition, box I received was very dusty and had been opened previously.
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Overall 4
4.0

No longer works after 1 year

Lwil3, Amazon
12 September 2011
  • Summary: We plugged this in on Christmas 2010, got it working with our iPhone and everything worked fine minus a few small issues with the wi-fi signal. After about a year there was a problem with the system muting and playing no sound. It would do this periodically after playing Pandora through the iphone for a while. Then it got to a point where it would not play (would say it was muted) and then poof it won't work at all.
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Overall 4
4.0

Happy with Merchant, but unhappy with product

UpstateEd "himself", Amazon
19 May 2011
  • Summary: The review below is in reference to the product only. As far as the merchant/seller is concerned, I was happy with his price, delivery and packaging of my order. I normally buy from Tigerdirect/CompUSA, but oddly, they were out - so I bought from a trusted seller. My wife and I have been listening to Pandora so much lately that we rarely use our stereo or ipods.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great idea, highly flawed in practice

Dr. Arthur Gleiner "A Vehmontah", Amazon
19 January 2010
  • Summary: I have now returned my speaker system for replacement twice in 3 months. The first one I received died within a few days, and was promptly replaced by Amazon. The second one died bit by bit, losing more and more functions until it became clear that it was no longer usable. That took 2 months. I have requested a replacement unit again because I love the idea of it and the sound of it, and I am hopeful that the third time will be the charm.
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