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15GB iPod $314, 30GB $404 at Dell Home

Dealmac:// iPod 15GB for $314, 30GB for $404 8:58 am
Dell Home offers the new iPod 15GB for $359.10 in its Software and Peripherals store. (Place it in your cart to see the lower price.) Add an item costing $1 or more (CD/DVD media) to your cart and apply coupon code “D048D84F4953” to further chop the price to $314.10. It’s the best price we’ve seen by $80. The 30GB iPod is also available for $404.10 after coupon and instant discount. Offer ends today 5/15.

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I thought there was no difference in the PC and Mac versions of the new Ipods. Is there any difference? Can I take a 2nd-gen “PC” Ipod and use it with my iBook? What about a 2nd-gen “Mac” and use it with my Windows box?

Posted by Juan Perez in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 11:07 AM (CDT)


I purchased a 15gb as a gift for someone today from Dell. The discount was $86.03 after I added a $11.29 pack of 10 80 min CDRs. WIth an additional $8 off shipping. This is absolutely the best deal I’ve seen for a new iPod.

Posted by riffola in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 11:50 AM (CDT)


Oops I meant the shipping was free.

Posted by riffola in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 11:51 AM (CDT)


Yes, there is no difference, all new iPod models ship with Mac and PC software included. I have corrected the Dealmac news item.

Posted by Dennis Lloyd in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 1:07 PM (CDT)


I just tried and the 15 gb came to $359. The 30 gb was something like $454.

How’d you get it so cheap?

Posted by Dave in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 1:45 PM (CDT)


Use this link to get to the iPod
Then click add to cart, then paste coupon code D048D84F4953 into the ENTER COUPON NUMBER box & click apply coupon.


Posted by scooterkool in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 2:03 PM (CDT)


Well, the price is great, but as an owner of an out of warranty, dead 5 GB iPod, I really want an extended warranty.  I just bought a 15 GB 3G iPod from BestBuy with a 4 year warranty (+$40).  I hate paying full retail and I hate BestBuy, but I don’t think I can buy an iPod without the extended warranty.

Posted by Keith in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 3:09 PM (CDT)


Last I knew, you could buy an 4 yr warranty at BBuy even if you didn’t but the iPod there.  I know I did with my iPod last Fall.

Posted by Len in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 3:43 PM (CDT)


I picked up a 30GB iPod from Best Buy this past weekend (I wasn’t expecting Dell to get them for a while..) Anyways - when I purchased mine, a friend bought a Creative Zen and used a pricematch from Dell for 10% off.. (Best Buy doesn’t normally do internet price matches). Well, when I saw the Dell discounts today - I printed out the shopping cart with the discounts and free shipping and brought it in to the same sales guy.. He remembered me, and did the pricematch PLUS 10%.. I ended up paying $394 for my 30GB!  :)

(I sold my 20GB WinPod on ebay last week for $425 - I SAVED money by upgrading!)

Posted by Howie in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 3:54 PM (CDT)


what item can I buy @ dell that costs as low as possible? (preferably $1)?
My ipod is worth 399 and I wish I could just find something really cheap to add to it .

Posted by dre in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 3:59 PM (CDT)


Cheapest thing to buy is a $4.XX networking cable.

Posted by Rob in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 5:21 PM (CDT)


other options are:

case pro 32 cd case 6.80
verbatim CDR 20 pack 8.70
networking cable 4.xx

I heard somewhere…that you can order a “computer screw” from dell….but couldn’t find it anywhere….DONT waste your time searching!!!

Posted by alf in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 6:39 PM (CDT)


thats funny…the CENSORED work is what you use a screwdriver for!! LOL

Posted by alf in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 6:41 PM (CDT)


wow, I love ipodlounge.  I was just going to go the apple store and fork over the 400 bones, untill I saw this super sweet deal from dell.  Got the 30 gig with the discount.  Knowledge is power.  Thanks for the site and info.  Long Live IpodLounge!!!!!

Posted by one happy dude in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 6:58 PM (CDT)


yeah thanks everyone picked me up a 30gig

Posted by bripick in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 7:22 PM (CDT)


I just bought a 15gb ipod from amazon for 399. This news just made me cry.
I need my hard earned money back!

Posted by sikoma in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 8:24 PM (CDT)


Can you get a Compusa Tap?
I know Best Buy won’t offer warranty on the the Dell iPods. ;-(

And thanks for the cheap item suggestions.
The cheapest one is indeed the $4 network cable ;-).

Posted by dre in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2003 at 9:21 PM (CDT)


Thanks Dealmac.
After reading your tip, I bought the 30GB iPod from Dell ($404). However, I really wanted an extended warranty, so I went to my local Best Buy, showed a sales expert my invoice, and asked nicely if he would match the price. As you all know, they dont usually match online prices - but I told them I wanted the 4 year warranty ($40), and pleaded with them to go ask JOE, a Manager at the store who knows how NOT to lose a customer.

They were surprised that Joe agreed give me the 30GB for $399 (he had given me a great deal on a 20GB last year), so I walked out with my 30GB, a 4 year warranty and a big smile on my face.

Oh, I cancelled the Dell order.
Thanks again Dealmac!

Posted by ravenmortal in Irvine, CA on May 18, 2003 at 3:47 PM (CDT)

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