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In-Depth Review

Griffin iTrip: Everyone’s Go-To iPod accessory

This Griffin Technology product has become everyone's go-to iPod accessory. The iTrip lets you play songs over any FM radio, on any frequency. This gadget makes it possible to pipe iPod music through just about any stereo, without using an auxiliary input.

Many such devices exist, but the iTrip is my favorite. It doesn't use a battery (it runs off the iPod's), and you change the station by playing iTrip songs right in your iPod. The little guy is rugged, too: I sent mine through the washing machine once, and after a few days of drying out, it worked fine.

Unfortunately, as with all FM transmitters, the iTrip broadcasts in less-than-great fidelity, and wimps out when passing by a radio tower, or when trying to transmit on an occupied channel. Still, for sheer convenience and slickness of design, the iTrip is a solid performer for the money.

Just The Facts

iTrip from Griffin Technology

MSRP $39.99
Street Price: $21.84 - From Amazon.

Pros:Light, small, and rugged; no batteries required.

Cons:Limited fidelity and range (as with all FM transmitters).

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