Aluratek Announces the “Brick” Hi-Powered Speaker Dock with Built-In Amplifier

Aluratek doesn’t just make eBook readers like the Libre that we reviewed earlier this year. They also offer quite a few audio / video gadgets including their latest one, the Brick. The Brick is a universal iPod docking station that is compatible with the iPod touch, iPhone and any iPod model with a click wheel. It offers device charging, a built in amplifier and an FM tuner for an MSRP of $149.99. Full press release after the jump.

Aluratek Announces the “Brick” Hi-Powered Speaker Dock with

Built-In Amplifier

The Brick lets you charge and dock your iPhone, iPod touch or iPod while providing

powerful, amplified sound quality at an entry-level price

(IRVINE, CA – June 8, 2010) – Aluratek, Inc. (, a leading creator of sophisticated yet user-friendly computer peripherals and consumer electronic devices, announces Brick – the new iPod/iPhone speaker dock. The Brick features a built-in amplifier, providing superior sound quality to please audiophiles, while offered at an affordable price.

The Brick is a universal iPod docking station, and is compatible with the iPod touch, iPhone and any iPod model with a click wheel. Devices will be charged when docked in the Brick, which can also be used with any MP3 player by utilizing the 3.5mm auxiliary line input. You can also choose to listen to the FM radio through the built-in FM tuner.

With an MSRP of a low $149.99, the Brick offers an affordable solution for superior sound quality. The speaker features 23W (RMS) output power, including a 15W downward firing subwoofer and 4W on each L/R channel.  It also has an electronic harmonic distortion feature of less than two percent.

“We’re proud to offer our consumers a product that not only provides a powerful, in-concert sound experience, but does so at a price that is affordable especially in today’s economy,” said John Wolikow, VP Sales and Marketing for Aluratek. “I’m confident that once the Brick is experienced the consumer will be amazed how such a tiny footprint can produce such a big sound.”

Additional features of the Brick include an FM tuner, alarm clock and equalizer. An included remote lets you control the Brick from anywhere in your home.

The Brick is now available online through and other major e-tailers, as well as in-store through Fry’s Electronics with an MSRP of $149. For more information about the Brick, or any of Aluratek’s other innovative products, please visit

About Aluratek, Inc.

Aluratek was formed by a group of industry veterans who believed that computer peripherals and consumer electronic devices could be both sophisticated in their function and user-friendly in their usage. The goal of Aluratek is to embody “Simple Elegance” in every product it designs, manufactures and sells. The product focus of Aluratek is to bring simple yet elegant connectivity solutions to the consumers to enhance their consumer electronics, communications and computing experience. Each product is carefully designed with the consumer in mind. Each product is solution-driven to address the need of the consumers and deliberately planned to provide the ultimate user experience. Current Aluratek product offerings include the following: Digital Photo Frames, Digital Camcorders, eBooks, Internet Radio, and external storage devices. For more information, please visit

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