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Creative, a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products, today introduced the Xdock HD, the ultimate iPod dock for your home theater system. It's the only iPod dock that upconverts your video to 720p or 1080i resolution and your music to X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity(R). The Xdock HD plays video on an HDTV in full DTS surround sound and it can also wirelessly play music through X-Fi Wireless Receivers connected to speakers throughout the home. The Xdock HD is designed for use with the iPod(R) Touch, iPod Classic, new iPod Nano and previous-generation iPods.
The Xdock HD connects to a home theater system via HDMI, or it can be connected with component or composite for video and analog line-out or optical line-out for audio. While it docks and charges an iPod, the Xdock HD outputs a menu to an HDTV screen which users can navigate with the included wireless remote to select videos, music, photos and podcasts stored on select iPod models. Users can also adjust video settings including skin tone correction, luminescence sharpening and color saturation. The remote also controls audio functions including volume and the X-Fi Crystalizer(R) and X-Fi CMSS(R)-3D.
Creative's award-winning X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity is produced with X-Fi Crystalizer and X-Fi CMSS-3D technologies. The X-Fi Crystalizer makes MP3s sound better than CDs by analyzing and identifying which parts of the audio stream have been truncated or damaged during compression. It then selectively restores the highs and lows from instruments and vocals that are lost during the compression of MP3s. X-Fi CMSS-3D creates virtual surround sound through speakers or headphones. It expands audio for superior headphone listening so music completely surrounds the listener.
In addition to connecting directly to your home theater system, the Xdock HD can wirelessly distribute music throughout your home to X-Fi Wireless Receivers up to 100 feet away without requiring a wireless network. There are two different modes you can select for wireless distribution of music in your home: broadcast to all receivers simultaneously or select individual zones. The Xdock HD and each X-Fi Wireless Receiver can be controlled with its own remote to activate X-Fi Crystalizer and X-Fi CMSS-3D, adjust volume, and control video and music playback.
Pricing and Availability
The Creative Xdock HD includes one X-Fi Wireless Receiver to wirelessly connect to a pair of remote speakers, and will be available in Spring 2008 for US$399.99. Additional X-Fi Wireless Receivers will be available for US$99.99.
For more information, please visit the official site.
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