iHome Launches Two New “Made For Amazon” Speaker Docks That Transform Amazon’s Newly Announced Echo Input Into Powerful Music Systems With Added Features

The iAV2v2 brings the new Echo Input to the bedside with a large LED clock and USB charging ports; the iAV5v2 allows users to take their Echo Input with them wirelessly from room to room and out on the deck, features powerful stereo sound, Bluetooth audio and a sleek color changing body

iHome, the leader in award-winning speakers, portable devices and smart home control solutions, today announces that it has created the perfect companions for the all new Echo Input from Amazon. Whether users want the features of Alexa bedside or want to take it with them from room to room, iHome has a sound dock with awesome features for the Echo Input. By simply dropping their Echo Input in and connecting the cables, users immediately benefit from the excellent iHome sound and the unique features afforded by each.

“Amazon continues to expand its Echo family of Alexa products with devices that feature exciting form factors and innovative features. The Echo Input is no exception and we’re excited to announce two exciting “Made for Amazon” accessories designed to bolster the experience the Echo products offer through room-filling sound, wireless portability and a variety of unique features,” said Gary Schultz, Director of Business and Product Development at iHome. “13 years-ago, iHome made a name for itself by creating stylish, feature-rich speaker docks for popular portable music players. With the ever-growing excitement for Amazon’s Alexa devices, iHome has been given the opportunity to get reacquainted with its roots and design must-have dock accessories for these products.

Perfect for any room in the house, but ideal for bedside, the iAV2v2 nicely fits on nightstands, desks and side tables. Featuring a contemporary matte black shell with piano black accents, the iAV2v2 is a great match for the Echo Input. It also features a large negative backlit clock display with capacitive touch dimming and battery backup and can be used as an alarm clock by simply asking Alexa to set a wakeup time.

Benefits of the iAV2v2 Docking Speaker (MSRP: $49.99) Include:

● Specially designed for the Amazon Echo Input and Echo Dot (Gen 2) (not included)
● 12/24-hour digital clock with negative backlight
● High-quality speaker system with Reson8® speaker technology for room-filling music playback
● Let your installed Echo device control your home from the bedside.
● Docking Solution – specially designed docking cradle for the Echo Input
● Keep your phone and tablet charged with 1-Amp USB port for charging mobile devices

The iAV5v2 is compact and portable color changing dock for the Echo Input and Echo Dot (Gen 2) that is great for taking Alexa on the go. Featuring a built-in rechargeable battery, the iAV5v2 lets users combine the music selection offered through skills for Alexa and enabled music streaming services with the convenient room to room portability, and cool factor of a rechargeable 5 color changing Bluetooth speaker. The iAV5v2 operates on an internal rechargeable lithium ion battery and offers five color changing modes for fun, fabulous color effects.

Benefits of the iAV5v2 Docking Speaker (MSRP: $49.99) Include:

● Specially designed for the Amazon Echo Input and Echo Dot (Gen 2)
● Five color changing “party” light modes: favorite color, slow transition, fast transition, pulse to music and preset pulse
● Bluetooth music playback and speakerphone capabilities via smartphone and tablets
● High-quality stereo system with Reson8® speaker technology for room-filling music playback
● Docking Solution – specially designed docking cradle for the Echo Input
● Rechargeable lithium ion battery provides up to 8 hours of music playback
● Battery status LED indicators

This announcement builds upon iHome’s growing support for Amazon Alexa Devices with these two new “Made for Amazon” products. Today, iHome offers several Alexa-compatible solutions, including its growing line of tabletop and bedside speakers that have Alexa built-in and its iHome Control SmartPlugs that support Alexa. For more information about iHome, its products, and this announcement, please visit www.ihomeaudio.com.


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