I have owned a Siruis radio boombox since Sirius radio began . The sound of the original ( Emerson ) box is very good considering all they supplied you with was a volume knob . 8 D cell batteries is good for one day on the boat with the volume at 3/4 .The second design boombox does not sound as good as original boombox but will still get the attention of the local police department if played after hours .
If only Sirius would poll their customers for design implementations ???
I have never owned an apple airplay but can base my opinion of where I beleive a few things can be improved upon with an already reliable product .
Things I would add to the box .
1 - capability of ciggarette lighter 12 volt adapter .
2 - The ability to separate the speakers from the main unit .
3 - a built in hard drive with recording capability so if the receiver head unit was being used somewhere else , the unit could still be utilized .
4 - Weatherproofing http://shop.sirius.ca/edealinv/servlet/E...erLangISO=en_US
I have been looking everyehere for one of these airplay boxes that will play using a Blackberry . Seems almost unavailable ?