Hammacher Schlemmer is hawking a new universal iPOD RIPPER that “converts any type of video or audio, including cassette tapes, vinyl records, television shows, and VHS tapes” and puts it on your iPod — no PC or Mac required. It comes with all the RCA, S-Video and other cables you need.
The converter plugs into any audio or video device equipped with RCA connections and S-Video (standard on nearly all A/V components) with its included audio/video cables. Simply push the record button, and content is converted to digital MP3 (audio) or MPEG4 (video) format, three hours of 320 x 240 resolution video content takes up approximately 1 GB, and is stored immediately onto an iPod (video iPod required for video content). Data can also be uploaded to a USB flash drive or USB hard drive plugged into the converters USB port; it automatically detects if it has attached an iPod or USB key. Plugs into AC.
Trinity presented ”Lumi Flasher” LED light peripheral for iPod. It is basically a portable LED lamp, but it can also be a pleasant complement with a flickering light to the rhythm as you listening to music. There are six different light patterns from random to sequence to flashing based on the music. Also present is a flashlight mode for finding lost objects, however the Lumi Flasher does not have batteries thus draws power from the iPod. The company claims that the lights are visible from a distance of 500 meters.
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