JVC nightstand pulls double duty as iPhone dock

iPhone,iPod | Thursday February 2 2012 1:08 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

JVC nightstand pulls double duty as iPhone dock

The JVC N-BX3.

(Credit:
Akihabara News)

Like to recharge your iPhone overnight? Listen to tunes while getting dressed? Set the mood during a romantic evening? Are you, perhaps, a fan of monochromatic art-deco furniture?

Also, do you have more money than you know what to do with?

JVC has the product for you: the N-BX3 iPhone /iPod nightstand speaker. No, it’s not a speaker that sits on your nightstand; it is a nightstand, one with a pretty powerful audio pedigree.

The N-BX3 comes in black or white (to match your iDevice, natch) with a glass tabletop and front-facing iPhone /iPod dock. It also packs an FM tuner, a pair of 30-watt speakers, and SRS StudioSound HD for room-filling audio.

The price for this functional piece of furniture? About 40,000 yen, which works out to about $525 U.S. Given what you’d pay for a nice ordinary nightstand from a decent furniture store, I suppose that’s not entirely crazy.

On the other hand, the N-BX3 is definitely not to my taste. Words like “tacky” and “garish” spring to mind when I look at it. Of course, my bedroom decor is all wood; this would be a much better fit in a more modern-looking room.

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JVC nightstand pulls double duty as iPhone dock

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