Griffin Technology is shipping the iFM, an iPod add-on that integrates FM radio tuning, recording and remote control functionality to the iPod.
With the flip of a switch, users can switch between controlling their music library and listening to FM radio programming. iFM is also a recording device, with a built in microphone to record voice, or to capture FM radio directly to the iPod.
The white backlit LCD shows the operating mode of the iFM at a glance.
- Digital auto station scan with wraparound
- Band-Switch function to switch between US, European and Japanese FM bands
- station presets per band
- Controls play, pause, fast forward, rewind, next song, previous song, volume
- Records FM radio
- High quality omnidirectional built in microphone for recording voice memos
- Automatically saves to the iPod
- One-touch start and stop recording
- Recording time only limited by amount of available space on the iPod
Pricing & Availability
The Griffin iFM’s MSRP is $49.99 USD, and is available immediately.
A version of the iFM that is compatible with iPod nano will be available in November.