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Subject: Re: H140 died :( What is the status of iPods?

Re: H140 died :( What is the status of iPods?

From: Steven Pasternak <>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 22:24:18 -0500

Scott Erichsen wrote:
> The 60GB ipod video works.
> I have it working on one.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On
> Behalf Of Steven Pasternak
> Sent: Friday, 17 November 2006 11:19 AM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: H140 died :( What is the status of iPods?
> Joseph Jones wrote:
>> As always, any help with the below is much appreciated :)
>> Right, I'm thinking I either want the iPod Color/Photo or the
>> Video/5G. The device chart seems to indicate that the Video is the
>> more usable model, is this still the case, and to what extent?
>> In particular, the IpodRuntime chart seems to indicate that the Video
>> gets better runtime, but the tests on the 4Gs stop where the Video
>> ones start, so I can't do a straight comparison against them. Does
>> anyone have any idea what the runtime is for the Color?
>> Basically I'm just wondering whether I should throw down for a Video
>> with the state of play at the moment.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Joe
> DO NOT get an 80GB video!!! It doesn't work with rockbox at all and nobody
> knows why. I have a 30GB that works fine (you need to either install a build
> from or compile it). The only thing
> AFAIK that doesn't work is playlists/using tag cache mode. I don't know how
> color/photo ipods work, though.
> -Steven
Sorry, I meant the 5.5G (post september 2006 ipods with brighter screen,
etc.) that only come in 30gb and 80gb. Any pre-september 2006 ipod
videos should work without any fancy patches, etc.
Received on 2006-11-17

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