Parisian audio co YBA has announced it is to offer the iDW1 - an iPod docking station boasting full aluminium construction.

Part of YBA's "Design series", said to be "products that combine YBA's ethos of great design, advanced technology and outstanding sound performance" the new component is available to be shipped to the UK now.

With an Apple universal connector, the iDW1 works with the iPods and iPhones, offers composite video output, and a remote control that can also be used to control some functions of the 'pod.

With an RRP of £149, the dock can now be ordered via the YBA site.