Griffin Ships iFM iPod Radio Receiver

griffin iFMGriffin 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.

Features:

Radio

  • Digital auto station scan with wraparound
  • Band-Switch function to switch between US, European and Japanese FM bands
  • station presets per band

Remote

  • Controls play, pause, fast forward, rewind, next song, previous song, volume

Recorder

  • 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.

Source: Griffin

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