We really want to use a cable to hook our iPod up to our stereo without using a dock. We prefer using the direct cable method (like the belkin car adapter) instead of the dock (e.g. iPod dock, Kensington dock, etc.). Using the cable we can hide the ipod out of view and easily pull it down without disconnecting it from the dock while it's playing.
We can't find anything out there that does this and are thinking of resorting to using the belkin car adapter with a AC 12V plug in transformer just so we can use a cable instead of a dock.
Does anybody know of a product that does the following:
• single direct cable to the iPod for both power and analog audio (like the belkin auto adapter)
• has a transformer plugs directly into a AC power outlet (110V) and also has an audio line out (e.g. mini plug)
- Besides just using the 3.5mm jack and the separate power cable, does anyone know of any other setups besides having to reuse a car solution in the house?