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Subject: Re: new guy in town!

Re: new guy in town!

From: Tom k <tom.kl_at_verizon.net>
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2006 14:35:51 -0500

Hi, Sorry if I'm not understanding, but mine isn't in the list. Does that
mean that I have one that I can put rocbox on? the serial number on mine
is, jq5526e1sz9 model number is, ma002ll. Its a 30gig white plastic case
and it says its a video. Thanks, Tom K.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Calum Mackay" <calum.mackay_at_cdmnet.org>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2006 1:34 PM
Subject: Re: new guy in town!

Tom k wrote:
> Hi, do you know how I can tell which one I have, I don't know if its a 5.0
> video, or a 5.5 video.

If it's an 80GB then it must be a 5.5 and won't run Rockbox.

If it's a 30GB, it might be a 5.5; see below.

If it's any other size, it isn't a 5.5.

From:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61688#ipodfifth2

Fifth Generation iPod (Late 2006) (also known as iPod with video)

You can distinguish the Fifth Generation iPod (Late 2006) from the
original Fifth Generation iPod by the last three digits of the serial
number. The Fifth Generation iPod (Late 2006) serial number's last three
digits will be one of the following: V9K, V9P, V9M, V9R, V9L, V9N, V9Q,
V9S, WU9, WUA, WUB, and WUC.

===

The above "(Late 2006)" 30GB/80GB iPods - the so-called 5.5 generation -
do not (yet) run Rockbox.

cheers,
c.

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