(Compton, CA) – October 11, 2006 – The Belkin TuneStage II for iPod turns your iPod into the ultimate remote control so you can play the music from your iPod through your home stereo wirelessly via Bluetooth technology. Navigate your playlists, search for artists or individual songs, and adjust the volume–all through the iPod click wheel, from over 30 feet away1. With a transmitter connected to your iPod and a receiver wired to your system, TuneStage II offers reliable, high-quality sound without the clutter of cables.
The TuneStage II Transmitter also lets you wirelessly connect your iPod to stereo headphones or car stereos equipped with stereo Bluetooth technology. The Receiver can link your MP3 phone enabled with Bluetooth technology, or computer to your home stereo2, so you can stream your library of songs throughout your house.
TuneStage II will be available in late November, with launches in Asia, Europe, and Australia to follow.
TuneStage II for iPod (F8Z919) – $149.99
Transmitter also available separately
Controls volume from the iPod click wheel1
Communicates with other stereo devices enabled with Bluetooth technology2
Features Bluetooth v2.0 with EDR for superior performance
Transmits from up to 33 ft. away
Provides up to 7 hours of playtime on a fully charged iPod3
Features iPod charging capability via USB, with included cable
This accessory is compatible with the following iPods:
iPod nano 1st generation iPod nano 2nd generation iPod mini iPod with click wheel iPod color display iPod with video
1Volume control through the click wheel is supported only on the iPod 5th generation (video), iPod nano 1st generation, and iPod nano 2nd generation (aluminum).
2Bluetooth A2DP (advanced audio distribution profile) is required. Consult the User Manual for your other devices enabled with Bluetooth technology to confirm support for this feature. One transmitting device and one receiving device may be paired at a time.
3Rating is for iPod 5th generation (video) 60GB, playtime will vary with iPod model.
The Bluetooth name and the Bluetooth trademarks are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and are used by Belkin Corporation under license.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
About Belkin Corporation
Belkin offers a diverse product mix that provides people with seamless electronics integration in their homes, cars, and on the go. Founded in California in 1983, Belkin is a privately held company and the recognized leader in connectivity solutions, in addition to accessories for MP3 devices, computers, and more. We provide extensive solutions for networking, home theater–with our PureAV line of cables, power, and digital wireless accessories–and many more categories. You can view and purchase them at www.belkin.com, as well as through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores.
Belkin’s phenomenal growth has led to our expanding global presence. In addition to corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, we now have offices throughout Europe–in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany, among others–and in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, Shanghai, and our regional headquarters in Hong Kong.