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Subject: Re: FYI Ipod 60 gb

Re: FYI Ipod 60 gb

From: Damian Gerow <dgerow_at_afflictions.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 14:39:29 +0100

Jack Zhou wrote:
> I don't think there are any differences other than the increased hard
> drive space.

I've been poking into this, because the battery life expectations when
playing video are substantially different between the 60GB 5G and the
80GB 5.1G:

     <http://ipodbatteryfaq.com/ipodbatteryandpower.html>

Though it /looks/ like it's still the same hardware, I suspect (short of
some unbelievably hefty firmware optimizations) there are some hardware
differences between the two. Though not enough to frustrate 'porting'
the Rockbox over to the new player.
Received on 2006-09-29


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