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iPod 30GB for $399 shipped

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Saturday, December 13, 2003
News Categories: Deals

Dealmac: Apple’s iPod 30GB MP3 Player, a discontinued model, costs $399 with free shipping at Amazon.com, as a reader found. (It’s new, not refurbished.) That’s the same price as the current 20GB model at The Apple Store.

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1

Just be prepared to wait a month to get it, with all the backorders they will have. smile A very good deal, though.

Posted by Rob on July 17, 2003 at 7:41 AM (PDT)

2

Awesome deal!

Posted by mongoos150 on July 17, 2003 at 7:43 AM (PDT)

3

Be aware!

Dell must have used a stolen credit card, and now he walks with $400 cash and the bank is stiffed with $500.

Be aware!

Posted by pbox on July 17, 2003 at 9:12 AM (PDT)

4

Just ordered it ...no problems whatsoever! Did get dinged w/ tax however for a grand total of $428.03.

Already received confirmation and acknowledgement emails from Dell.

Also, estimated ship date on or before July 22, 2003.

Posted by jam-master on July 17, 2003 at 9:31 AM (PDT)

5

I ordered my 30GB iPod from Dell on May 15 and didn’t get it till June 27th.  Be prepared to wait a good long while to get it.

Posted by byrhtnoth on July 17, 2003 at 1:46 PM (PDT)

6

no wait for me, i ordered my 15 gig when they had the deal two weeks ago and i already got it from dell

Posted by highfly900 on July 17, 2003 at 7:15 PM (PDT)

7

I can’t find the iPod on Dells web site. What am I doing wrong??

Posted by chad on July 18, 2003 at 5:27 AM (PDT)

8

Chad ...This is the path I took: go to dell.com which reroutes you to http://www.dell.com/us/en/gen/default.htm then click on the Software and Peripherals link at the bottom of the page (http://www.dell.com/us/en/gen/topics/segtopic_software_seg.htm). Then click on Home & Home Office (http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/default.aspx?cs=19&c=us&l=en). Then I did a search for ipod in the search box on the left. Today nothing comes up since I assume the offer was only good/available yesterday (July 17th). I’ve poked around that search box in the past looking especially for this deal and sometimes ipods came up and sometimes they didn’t (and of course the models varied). Good luck.

Posted by jam-master on July 18, 2003 at 6:21 AM (PDT)

9

I jumped on this deal when I saw it.  I placed my order on July 17, however, it was backordered until July 22….

Anyway, it shipped on the 18th (well before that July 22 date), and I received it today (on the 22nd).

So luckly I’ve got no horror story.

Posted by Brad Froehle on July 22, 2003 at 10:23 PM (PDT)

10

Just for the record ...mine shipped UPS on the 21st after ordering on the 17th.

Posted by jam-master on July 23, 2003 at 6:27 AM (PDT)

11

Very interesting website. Keep up the outstanding work and thank you…

Posted by Nicole on August 25, 2006 at 8:00 AM (PDT)

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