KICKER expands its audio lineup with the iKICK iK500. This portable stereo system features a built-in dock for the iPod (Touch) / iPhone and packs quite a punch to say the least. Continue reading for the full review. Click here for first picture in gallery.

“Gone are the days of tiny, compressed docking station sound,” said J.A. Tonsfeldt, KICKER�s business unit director of home & portables. “The iKICK and zKICK will transform the way people listen to their MP3 players. With the astounding output and no distortion, you will feel your music.”

Overview

With large “bumping” speakers, 5-inch woofers, and a 40-watt stereo amplifier, the iKICK iK500 is definitely loud enough to get the party started. Plus, it also comes with a credit card-sized infrared remote that lets you “adjust the stereo system�s bass, treble, and auxiliary-in options, as well as the iPod menu directories.”

Bottom Line

If you’re looking for the ultimate iPod speaker dock, look no furthur than the iK500. At $349.99, competitors do not even come close to the sound quality the iK500 offers (and we’ve gone through our share of models) — thumping yet clean bass, crisp sound, and very user-friendly hardware. Available now at your local electronics retailer or through select online stores.

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