Question about incoming calls while docked in speaker systems/nighstand_clocks

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by gianly1985, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. gianly1985 macrumors 6502a


    May 30, 2008
    I have never owned an ipod-dock-enabled speaker system, portable speaker system or nightstand alarm clock.

    Now I want a nightstand clock and I put my eyes on the Logitech Pure-Fi Anytime (the cheapest "Works with iPhone" nighstand clock I found, and also with a neat motion sensing function) and I was wondering: what happen if I receive a call while the iphone is docked in a speaker system (or nighstand clock)? I mean, is the "incoming call ringtone" sent to the speakers just like the music? Because, if it is not, I'm afraid to lose some calls since the iphone speaker will be blocked by the lack of grills (like the ones found in the Apple iPhone 3G dock) in the bottom of the dock cradle.
  2. elmo151 Guest

    Jul 3, 2007
    contact Logitech. They have good customer service
  3. joesegal76 macrumors member

    Aug 3, 2008
    i have the pure-fi... its great.
    The phone still rings as normal on the dock. If you are playing music, the music stops just like on your headphones.
  4. gianly1985 thread starter macrumors 6502a


    May 30, 2008

    I really hoped the ringtone was amplified by the Pure-Fi I'm afraid not to hear calls if I'm sleeping....

    I think I'll buy it anyway's so cheap and so a comparison, the Luna Voyager costs more, has a single alarm and doesn't have FM radio....
  5. gianly1985 thread starter macrumors 6502a


    May 30, 2008
    Logitech answered:

    It says the Pure-Fi Anytime will actually play the ringtone for incoming calls and also act as a speakerphone during the call.

    Who is right? :confused:

    Anyway, I'll be able to test it myself in a few days, I've already ordered it...
  6. Shenaniganz08 macrumors 6502

    Jan 26, 2010
    that is wrong

    there is your answer

    apparently you can use any song or ringtone as an alarm.. but voice will not go through the speakers

    This is consistent with my previous findings

    3.5mm = voice ringtone and music
    30 pin dock = just music ( external speaker supports ringtone)
  7. Gin Gin macrumors regular

    Gin Gin

    Jun 22, 2009
    I don't have that particular speaker system, I do have 2 other speaker docks I use with my iPhone, and a 3rd that was crap that I returned. On all 3 of them the phone will ring through the dock's speakers. It startles me a bit as the ringing can be quite loud. I have never tried keep the phone docked while on the call though, I always pick it up off the dock when answering. If it did work I don't think it would work well because the microphone would be covered up by the dock.

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