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iFixit posts teardowns of iPod classic, 3G nano

iFixit has posted teardowns of the newly-released iPod classic and third-generation iPod nano. The teardowns do not list individual component suppliers, nor do they offer any estimates concerning component costs. Interestingly, iFixit comments that the third-generation iPod nano makes liberal use of adhesive, including using it to hold the Click Wheel in place. The iPod classic doesn’t follow this trend, and instead uses screws to attach the logic board to the metal framework. In addition, the iPod classic features a new metal plate backing the display, an addition that iFixit speculates may help support the display, making breakage less likely.

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Comments

1

So can I put the sam toshiba 80 gig harddrive into my 5.5g 30gb iPod?

Posted by maticek on September 8, 2007 at 2:24 AM (PDT)

2

You can try!  However, seeing that the consumer price of a new raw 80GB 1.8” drive will cost you close the price of a brand new 80GB ipod classic, there doesn’t seem like much point to it.  Unless you have a way to get an 80GB 1.8” drive at a way lower price?

Posted by JonYo on September 9, 2007 at 12:22 AM (PDT)

3

Good, I hate breakage.

Posted by auburnguy in ga on September 9, 2007 at 2:11 PM (PDT)

4

Dear Sir

I want to know whether i can insert a new back plate
(the same silver plate at the back of the ipod classic)
for my ipod classic 120GB 6th Gen.

Thanks
Levidu

Posted by Levidu Alahakoon on July 22, 2009 at 8:09 AM (PDT)

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