Convert your old dock into a universal charge station, and play audio too. A sleek, black adapter. Plug it into any pre-iPhone 5 dock station and charge up all phone, tablet, or portable devices in your house using the USB port. Plug your charge cable in and power up. Want music too? Just plug in the audio jack cable. Remember, any device, not just iPhones.
dockBoss5 works with your dock's remote control. This sleek, and handsome, adapter is smart as well. dockBoss5 is equipped to pass through the commands from your remote to pause, forward or rewind.
Be free. Hold your phone in your hand while it charges. Don't lock it in the dock. dockBoss5 gives you the freedom to charge and hold your phone in your hand. Unlike Apple's adapter, dockBoss5 has a USB port for any charge cable. You don't have to lock your phone to the dock.
Plug and play with hundreds of devices. Micro USB cable and 3.5mm (minijack) audio cable included, so you can connect a myriad of devices right out of the box.
dockBoss5: Charge and listen to any phone or tablet on an iPhone or iPod dock
dockBoss5 is a sleek, black, adapter that converts pre-iPhone 5 dock stations into a universal charge station with audio output. dockBoss5 is compatible with any 30-pin dock and all portable devices.
Plug it into any pre-iPhone 5 dock station and charge up all phone, tablet, or portable devices in your house using the USB port. Plug your charge cable in and power up. Want music too? Just plug in the audio jack cable. dockBoss5 is equipped to pass through the commands from your remote to pause, forward or rewind.
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Specs and Compatibility
Description: 1" x 1", black plastic adapter
Top Connections: Female USB port and female 3.5mm (minijack) audio cable port
Bottom Connection: Female 30-pin input
Includes: (1) 3-foot black USB to micro USB cable & (1) 3-foot black 3.5mm (minijack) audio connection cable
*Lightning cable not included. If needed, see our iBoltz XS & iBoltz XL cables
Power: 5V USB power required for charging
Power Note: If your iPod system is unable to charge an iPhone or iPod Touch, or if you connect a USB cable from your dockBoss5 to your mobile device and it does not charge, your system likely outputs old, 12V Firewire charging. Our dockStubz+ ("30-Pin / Plus" model) adapter can convert 12V power to 5V power and fix this problem
Insert the adapter into your iPhone or iPod dock
Power up by plugging any device into the USB port
Listen by plugging the audio cable into your tablet or phone
The dockBoss5 is compatible with many 30-pin iPod docking stations, including systems from Bose, iHome, JBL and other popular brands. However, there are some that suffer compatibility issues. Here are the systems that we have currently confirmed issues with:
dockBoss5: Incompatible Systems
Brands & Models
Standard iPod Audio Docks
All models from Philips, Panasonic, Bowers & Wilkins, Bang & Olufsen, Denon, Onkyo, Pure
Sony Hi Fi models beginning in: "NAS" / "MHC" / "AIR" / "RD" / & "CMT" (however "CMT-LX20" IS compatible)
Wadia's 170 iTransport (If your dock has an available AUX port, please see our dockBoss air)
Factory Installed Car iPod Systems
ALL factory installed car audio systems 2008 and newer
Any and all factory systems (pre & post 2008) from Volkswagen, Audi, Nissan, Infiniti, Toyota, Lexus, & Mazda
(If your car has an available AUX port, please see our dockBoss air)
Aftermarket Car iPod Systems
ALL Pioneer & Alpine systems
Also, any systems that link to sophisticated Navigation units, or ones that "lock" the screens of connected iPod devices and force control through the car-installed system only. For more on that, read our post here.
(If your aftermarket system has an available AUX port, please see our dockBoss air)
Home Theater iPod Systems
Pioneer, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Denon, Onkyo, iPort & Yamaha's "YDS" model interfaces
(these customers should see our dockBoss air)
"Series I" SoundDock systems with Serial Numbers typically starting in: "0357" or "0402"
*dockBoss5 DOES work with these systems, but our dockStubz+ ("30-Pin / Plus" model) adapter is required
(dockBoss5 is compatible with all other models of 30-Pin Bose SoundDock systems)
If your specific system is not listed above, the dockBoss5 should work for you. However, we cannot possibly test for all systems. If you have any trouble with your dockBoss5, or if you'd like to check specific compatibility with your system before you buy, contact our support team.