Apple dock


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Apple dock

A cradle with a vertical plug (Apple 8-pin Lightning or Apple 30-pin) onto which an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is docked to play music and/or to charge the unit. The dock is built into self-amplified speakers or music boxes, or it is a stand-alone unit that connects via USB to a computer, charger or home theater equipment. See Apple dock connector.


Apple's Universal Dock
The dock provides a base station for connecting an iPod or iPhone to a computer or music system. Apple's tiny iPod Shuffle did not use a dock connector. (Image courtesy of Apple Inc.)







A Music Source for an Onkyo Receiver
This iPod dock was an Onkyo product that plugged directly into the back of an Onkyo A/V receiver. The dock used the earlier 30-pin plug. See Apple dock connector.
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The kit is compatible with current iPods that have an Apple dock connector, and will also work with most earlier versions.
The kit is compatible with current iPods that have an Apple dock connector and will also work with most earlier versions.