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Subject: Re: upgrading hard drive in Ipod video 60GB

Re: upgrading hard drive in Ipod video 60GB

From: Dave Hooper <>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 10:45:30 +0100

For what it's worth, my ipod harddrive recently died, and was characterized
by extreme mechanical noise coming from the unit itself - clicking and
screeching. I'm attempting to replace the disk (5.0g 60gb) with an mk1224gah
and will report back. I have suspicions that some 'large physical sector'
disks may not work in 5.0g ipods.

On 10 May 2010 03:54, "Leonard Morris" <> wrote:

"Does the sound come through your headphones or from something physical
inside the iPod? If through the headphones I agree with Glenn Ervin that you
should checkthe disk for errors." It's the headphones. I did run "check
errors" and defrag. I played it for a few minutes and it seems to be ok.
However, I really won't know until I use it in the car through the headphone
jack in the stereo since this is where it get's the most use. I really
appreciate all the suggestions.


Received on 2010-05-10

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