Apple products can deliver great sound directly from their built in speakers, but most of the time you’re craving for more. If you have some people over or just want to enjoy a movie with full force when it comes to audio, you’ll need more than the little grills on the iPad or iPhone.
And this is where the iLuv iMM747 Audio Cube for iPad comes in. This is a serious sound system and docking station for your Apple tablet, iPhone or iPod touch and delivers great performance, both in terms of volume and audio fidelity.
These iLUV Apple iPad speakers form a strong sound system and are not the type you carry around with you in a bag (although they are not very big). It’s a classical sound system that can cover all your needs in terms of sound when you’re at home- and not only in conjunction with the iPad, but also with other devices, as there’s auxiliary input so you can use it with other tablets, smart phones, MP3 players, computers, TVs, you name it.
After you place the iPad in the dock, you can start directly watching movies, listening to music or browsing the web- the Audio Cube offers access to all of the iPad’s functions, while tucked away in an elegant and safe stand.
Also, you can use it to soundtrack your life- while doing stuff around the house or working, just leave your iPod in the dock and enjoy the fantastic clear sound that the system delivers. The speakers were designed using the jAura Soundcell Technology, which is a proprietary technology developed by the manufacturer, iLuv. What does this bring in terms of quality? Well, each of the two speakers comes with three different drivers- one for treble, one for mid-range sounds and one for bass. This way, the speakers can deliver exactly the tones and subtleties of the tune you’re listening to, unlike stock speakers which mix everything in a muddy audio output.
The bass is especially a treat on these iPad speakers, as each of them has its own sub woofers, so you can enjoy true, deep bass sequences. You can also charge your iPad while is connected to the speakers, as the docking station works even as a charger. Also, it’s much easier to keep your tablet ,music player or smart phone in a straight position, as there’s a sliding docking wall for holding the device. If the speakers are connected to a PC, they will sync your tablet or phone with your iTunes account. This way, you don’t have to connect the iPad or iPod directly to a computer, but you still get up to date audio and video libraries.
Another proof that these are some of the best iPad speakers I’ve seen in a while is that they’re not exclusive and let you enjoy the quality sound in conjunction with other devices. There’s a 3.5 mm jack that connects the speakers to TVs, computers, tablets- this way, you can have only one speaker system which can serve all your gadgets. iLuv iMM747 Audio Cube for iPad, which is now available from Amazon for a reduced price of $84.99 comes with its own app, iLuv app, which pulls data from the net while the iPad is connected and can also work as an alarm clock.
Fortunately, this is bug free, unlike many apps for Apple products which come bundles with some accessories. Anyway, if you don’t like, you can just leave it aside. Overall, this is a good mainstream speaker system with a docking station twist, delivering loud and detailed sound, as well as some extra features (like synching with iTunes) for music, movies and browsing.