Altec Lansing Octiv DuoiHome iHM61
Top 54%550 points
Top 54%
Top 63%446 points
Top 63%
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
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Top specs and features

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo vs iHome iHM61: 19 facts in comparison

1. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
54% have it

2. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
88% have it

3. height

208.3mm shorter.
271.8mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
63.5mm

4. is an active speaker

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
63% have it

5. volume

94.18% less body volume.
3797.92cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
220.98cm³

6. width

36.5mm narrower.
96.5mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
60mm

7. weight

1.04kg lighter.
1.13kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
90g

8. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
64% have it

9. has an AUX input

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
79% have it

10. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
34% have it

11. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
43% have it

12. thickness

86.8mm thinner.
144.8mm
Braven 850: 7mm
58mm

13. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Amazon Echo Show: 8
0

14. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
JBL Boombox: 2
1

15. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
26% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
16% have it

17. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
10% have it

18. has a magnetic shielding

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
6% have it

19. has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

The Apple dock connector is a proprietary 30-pin connector that is common to Apple devices (iPods, iPhones and iPads) predating the Lightning connector. Allows you to connect older Apple devices, play music and at the same time charge it.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
iHome iHM61
12% have it

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