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The Marware SportsSuit Convertible

In this review, I am going to start off with the bottom line: The SportSuit Convertible by Marware is a great iPod case, especially for those who are active. It combines good styling, practicality, and functionality, working well as both a protector for your iPod and an armband carrier. In addition, the company addressed the ergonomic demands of using the iPod by making the headphone jacks, the hold button, and the main controls easily accessible.

I purchased this case looking for an armband holder for use in the gym. While a full-size iPod is not the best unit for working out, the SportSuit made it work for me. It fit snugly and securely on my arm, and gave me easy access to all the controls. In other uses (playing poker, listening to music at the coffee house), the case was also great. It was unobtrusive, a big point for me, while offering reasonable protection to my iPod. The included cover will be overkill for most people, but will be welcome for anyone looking for that much more protection.

The SportSuit Convertible is a designed well, well made, and offers a good value. I recommend it for anyone looking for a versatile sports or carrying case.

Just The Facts

SportSuit Convertible from Marware

MSRP US$39.95
Street Price: $26.88 - From

Pros:A great case and armband for your iPod that addresses both protection for, and ergonomic access to, your iPod.

Cons:The rubber gasket that covers the docking port was prone to coming loose.

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