Note - see comments to our earlier eXo 2 review if you need to understand in detail why the eXo skin here says "iSkin." In brief, the eXo (1) was offered by both iSkin and ####. iSkin has discontinued the product, while #### sells the original eXo without an iSkin logo.

Posted by Jeremy Horwitz on March 18, 2004 at 6:59 PM (PDT) Comment 1

#### cases are good but his service sucks. A month after placing my order I haven 't recieved yet and althought he said if I don 't get it in 20 days I will recieve another order, he never did it. I am really disappointed

Posted by webby on March 18, 2004 at 7:27 PM (PDT) Comment 2

I like my eXo, but this is getting ridiculous. The guy pays some cheap laborer in China to dump three scoops of dye into the pool of silicone, and whatever random effect you get is "Art"? How do you justify more than double the price of the already expensive eXo? I'll bet anything that #### enjoys more margin than Steve Jobs.

Posted by Someone give this guy some competition on March 18, 2004 at 10:54 PM (PDT) Comment 3

I am also very happy with my iskin cover but I agree indeed that the price is steep for a piece of sillicone.


Posted by Dude on March 18, 2004 at 11:09 PM (PDT) Comment 4

Look, an i pod on acid.

Posted by Biscuit on March 21, 2004 at 5:30 PM (PDT) Comment 5

I wish #### would upgrade his industrial case design. His exo 2's are the same exact case as the exo with a floppy belt clip nub on the back. The #### color cases are neat, but $37.50 for a rubber case!? The iSkin exo 2 cases have evolved to a much nicer industrial design in my opinion. The new iSkin mini cases that's coming out looks way cool.

Posted by Manny on March 21, 2004 at 7:58 PM (PDT) Comment 6

I find it funny that you think the exo smells so bad, I have a normal sense of smell and I haven't even noticed it, you would have to be pretty sensitive find it "nauseatingly strong" imo.

More importantly, the problems I have with the exo2 is that it is very difficult to get the scroll wheel and the buttons to work very good since they are covered, and you can give up trying to use the hold switch unless you have long fingernails maybe. Not that you need the switch anymore since the silicone effectively disables the buttons and scroll on it's own.

Lastly, the iPod doesn't fit in the cradle when you have the exo on, but I was pretty much expecting that, and although annoying, I can live with it.

So the main problem I have is with the buttons and scroll being covered and rendered inoperable, and if his website wasnt so incomplete and disorganized, I would have just gotten the exo that doesn't cover the buttons.

This $20 (+ $3.50 for the screen protector and $5 shipping) piece of silicone "art", does protect your iPod, but I'm thinking of shedding the skin so I can use it easily and just let it get scratched up.

Posted by Jpod on March 22, 2004 at 11:39 AM (PDT) Comment 7

i just got my blue ice "art" case today and i love it. ive owned (and sold) quite a few different colors of exos and this is by far my favorite. i picked mine up on ebay for 30 shipped (12.50 less than lajos price) and think its well worth it.

Posted by bb_dg on March 22, 2004 at 5:04 PM (PDT) Comment 8

nice case. originally, attracted dust like mad, now, OK. Screen protector shifts a lot. Inferno looks, excuse the pun, hot.
hehe, I like the acid comment.

Posted by esra on March 22, 2004 at 6:28 PM (PDT) Comment 9

I never got my order worth of $42. He never replies my mails. STAY AWAY FROM THIS CASES!!!!!!!

Posted by webby on March 22, 2004 at 8:10 PM (PDT) Comment 10

I received my order in 3 days. Where are you having it shipped to?

Posted by jpod on March 23, 2004 at 6:00 AM (PDT) Comment 11

I am very unhappy with ####'s service and would never recommend this company. The website was almost unnavigatable and the guy has not sent me the belt clip (which I paid for) for several months now, despite several emails. I would never have gotten past the website if a friend hadn't recommended the exo2 so highly. Now that I have it (sans clip), I'm not really happy with it. I decided to use a razor blade to cut out the button holes, so I can use the buttons now. (This worked quite well, but I should have gotten the holey eXo instead initially. I couldn't use my iPod at all with the original hole-covered eXo2.) I'd like to find and use another product just because I can't stand this guy's service.

Posted by hpod on April 4, 2004 at 10:13 AM (PDT) Comment 12

I don't know what you've experienced with that site but I went to and got mine in the mail in 2 days smile. As for the smell, its silicone, wash it and it won't smell you lazy people. Dust, yea but only at first.

Posted by T on April 20, 2004 at 12:52 PM (PDT) Comment 13

I bought the Inferno from an Australian supplier.
[url=][/url] I am very pleased with it. I didn't get the iShade so have ordered the light lemon colour which I've been told is now in the nail to me.

Service from this supplier was great and instant.

I also own an Evo iSkin Arctic. It's thinner than the Exo but doesn't look nearly as good.

Posted by iluvmyibook on May 5, 2004 at 4:53 AM (PDT) Comment 14

If you go to their online customer service you will get results. Go to [url=][/url] and click contact us, report a problem

Posted by problem solver on May 5, 2004 at 3:54 PM (PDT) Comment 15

I ordered 2 cases, and one was wrong color (spring color of the ipodart line instead of phosphorus), so now he's sending me the correct color, and letting me keep spring. I suspect it is because of shipping and all the extra effort (read the forums on his site, specifically the ones about shipping) it would take to get it back. The service I recieved from #### was very personal, so much so that I feel like I know the guy. No people to call, (long distance to china is prob expensive) no excuses, no gimicks, just great products and great service. I think I'm going to order some accessories to ship my skin with so I can pay for the shipping of my new skin.

Posted by burk3 on May 11, 2004 at 10:29 AM (PDT) Comment 16

I tried ordering from that site and there were so many errors on the site itself that I wasn't even ABLE to I found a different site ( that sells the same \"####\" #### cases and recieved my order in 3 days.

Posted by Kristina on July 12, 2004 at 9:40 AM (PDT) Comment 17

If your looking to purchase the #### skins in New Zealand (NZ) then have a look at thats where I purchased mine from and they provide excellent service. (Very professional)

Posted by ipodcase on July 23, 2004 at 11:54 AM (PDT) Comment 18

I just got my inferno case from a seller on eBay. I only paid $26.50, and got inferno skin, clear zip bag, belt clip, and screen protector of choice. If anybody wants to know where I got mine just email me. I'm very happy with it so far. And don't notice the smell, but I have a summer cold also. I'm at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Posted by Words of Beaverhausen on July 26, 2004 at 11:37 AM (PDT) Comment 19
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