NewerTech, OWC Release Second Version Of RoadTrip

Newer Technology and Other World Computing have released a second model of the RoadTrip FM transmitter for iPods and other devices with headphone jacks. The new model uses 87.7 on the FM band, whereas the other model uses 107.7. From Newer Technology and Other World Computing:

Newer Technology (NewerTech) and Other World Computing (OWC) today announced a second model of the popular NewerTech RoadTrip!(TM) FM transmitter. The new iRoadTrip!i model allows users of Apple Computeris iPod and other digital music players to listen to their favorite audio files through a car stereo system using the 87.7 FM radio frequency.

"Offering a second model of the iRoadTrip!i transmitter is a way for us to give customeris a choice when it comes to where theyill be tuning their FM dial." said Larry OiConnor, president of OWC. "Weive had no problems with the 107.7 FM frequency reported, so offering an 87.7 FM choice simply allows another option for our customers when choosing the very best car adapter for the Apple iPod or other audio source device."

Aside from its broadcast frequency, the new iRoadTrip!i model is exactly the same as the original. It connects to a vehicleis 12-volt cigarette lighter and has a 3.5-millimeter stereo jack that is compatible with all four generations of iPods, the iPod mini and any other device outputting audio with a standard analog mini-jack (headphone jack).

"The iRoadTrip!i is already receiving rave reviews and positive customer feedback, especially from those whoive used similar devices that didnit get the job done," OiConnor said. "Itis satisfying our customers not only because offers the best sound quality and audio stability in its class, but also because it does so for an unbeatable price. Youive really got to hear it to believe it, but this product works better and sounds better than products costing two- to even five-times what our iRoadTrip!i costs."

The original 107.7 FM RoadTrip and the new 87.7 RoadTrip are available from Other World Computing for US$19.99 each.