updated 10:15 am EDT, Wed September 13, 2006
Sonnet's Volta iPodbattery
Sonnet today introduced Volta for the video iPod, which extends video playback time up to 16 hours or music or music playback to up to 80 hours. Sonnet's Volta contains a rechargeable 2100 mAh Lithium-polymer battery, which the company says is "good for hundred of uses." Featuring a slim and sleek design, Volta's case is made from rugged aluminum with a glossy black finish. The iPod simply docks to Volta, which clips to the back of the iPod (a spacer pad is included for the slimmer iPod model). The combined unit stands for easy viewing and features four LEDs on the front to indicate charging status and remaining charge level. As a complete booster battery solution, Volta includes a charging cable that can be used with any computer, AC adapter, or car charger with USB port. Additionally, it comes with a detachable belt clip for easy portability.