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Subject: RE: which player should i get?

RE: which player should i get?

From: Jammit Timmaj <>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 15:59:49 +0000

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> Subject: Re: which player should i get?
> Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 07:37:40 -0600
> Hi
> Got an ipod video 30 gb here. I wish I have the 80 gb, but there you have
> it. I also wish it could record, but shrug. The only reason I bought the
> ipod was for rockbox, and I don't regret it one bit, because rockbox
> performs flawlessly.
> I'm curious, what type of hard disc does the ipod use, a 2.5" or is it even
> smaller.
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All video iPods (as of this writing) use a 1.8" ZIF drive. A google search of "1.8 zif" will give you plenty of hits. I have an adapter that allows a regular desktop drive to plug into the ZIF connector the video iPods use, and have gotten up to 250Gigs to work. A 500Gig didn't work, and I have nothing in between. I believe there is a limit to the smallest drive you can use, and I believe that's 10Gigs. A 80gig ZIF should just drop right in, as well as the bigger ones (don't get crazy. You may find the drive limit before your money runs out).

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