This is the Sharp DK-AP8P. In other words: Ho-hum. Another day, another iPhone speaker dock. Heck, ATTACK OF THE SHOW just reviewed the iPhone iP1 dock not half an hour ago, and despite its near US$300.00 price tag, declared it the best dock they've ever heard…
But wait! What do I see? She's walking back to…sorry, channeling Roy Orbison there for a second. Seriously, what's with the triple-wheel control panel out front?
Sharp's press release ain't sayin'. Oh, they brag about the ESound digital signal processing technology and the video output for connecting it to a TV, and mention briefly that "the IR wireless touch panel remote control on the DK-AP8P adds flexibility
and convenience, acting as a magnetic cover when not in use." It takes a close-up look over at Gizmodo reveals that the unit's various controls are spread across the three jogwheels.
The DK-AP8P will be available this month for an MSRP of $189.99.