I'm thinking of buying an iPod and the iPod Hi-Fi to be used as my main sound system for my living room. Do you think it is good enough for this role, in terms of sound quality? Also, if the battery was to die on the iPod would it still work if kept permanently in the Hi-Fi i.e take its power from the Hi-Fi? The only time I listen to music is either in the house or in the car so taking the iPod out with me isn't really important, I've got other devices I can use for that such as my Cowon A3 for films and music. I just like the idea of a music system in the house that has all my music contained on it and looks good as well!