Does it fit the iPod mini?

Posted by Laura on June 21, 2004 at 1:03 AM (PDT) Comment 26

I know that STM has the iPod mini clear Skin... but i think the case is custom designed for the bigger iPods

Posted by Terri on June 22, 2004 at 3:24 PM (PDT) Comment 27

Can I easily attach my Shure E2 to my iPod with this case? Also can I use my iSkin Exo2 instead of the plastic sheath? Last question, can the Shure E2 case fit inside the accessory pouch?

Posted by Dynamite on June 24, 2004 at 11:09 PM (PDT) Comment 28

Can someone clarify whether the iPod will still fit into the dock if it's in its smaller, inner sheathe?

Posted by Marleigh on July 6, 2004 at 1:16 PM (PDT) Comment 29

yep.. the ipod will fit if it's in its smaller sheathe:

Posted by alittlecubicle on July 7, 2004 at 11:23 PM (PDT) Comment 30

Can by this case in UK for just 21.14 + Delivery from Cancom (

Seems pretty good value to me.

Posted by Jimmy J on July 16, 2004 at 6:13 AM (PDT) Comment 32

Their website is


Posted by mattyboy on July 19, 2004 at 6:08 PM (PDT) Comment 33

Contrary to what's written above, the iPod does *not* fit into the Apple dock when in the inner sheath.

Posted by ahe on July 22, 2004 at 7:04 AM (PDT) Comment 34

Found another place in the US for these: - they're great to work with, and they ship everywhere.

Posted by ahe on July 22, 2004 at 7:19 AM (PDT) Comment 35

Hi can anybody tell me where I can buy this case in Germany, ot tell me a good retailer in Europe that has not too high shipping costs??

Posted by Marc on July 23, 2004 at 10:59 PM (PDT) Comment 36

Does anyone know if an iPod with an iSkin Exo/Evo on will still fit inside the Cocoon? I don't like STM's plastic case so I'd like to combine the Cocoon and an iSkin silicon case.

Posted by Suspense on August 2, 2004 at 7:55 PM (PDT) Comment 37

Yeah, Ive used my iskin exo/evo inside the cocoon. It fits well, but obviously isnt secure compared to the STM one as its missing the velcro. But it is a good fit.

Posted by Kim on August 9, 2004 at 3:18 PM (PDT) Comment 38

what`s the adress of the apple store in brisbane?

Posted by Gabi on August 30, 2004 at 3:37 PM (PDT) Comment 39

Anyone get there hands on the 4th Gen verson of this cocoon? Any better or more of the same with new skins?

Man i hate that hole on the bottom...i'm sure it lets in dust and stuff in there that not need be in there :- anyway to cover it? The one on the top i understand but the bottom one is pointless i say grin

Posted by Frank on September 9, 2004 at 5:02 PM (PDT) Comment 40

hey I've had my cocoon for about a month, things are fine no probs, great outer case that is going to keep my 4G pod nice and safe for my europe trip and beyond.

Couple of thoughts though:

1. before I shelled out the dosh, I rang STM who told me that they would be more than happy to send out a free 4th gen inner to the shop I bought the cocoon from originally, as this was my major misgiving about buying the product. Havent heard anything more from them about this; has anyone else run into the same prob/issue?

2. I gots to thinking, and (it hurts it hurts make it stop!) and thought, why not get a proper iskin and sew the velcro piece on to the back of it, thus rendering it useable with the case. Any ideas as to whether this will work or not, or any other ideas along the same lines?

'Part from that, I've got no complaints, and it beats shelling out double the price for the Matias 3G armour...

Posted by timelord on September 14, 2004 at 6:38 AM (PDT) Comment 41

hmm sounds great, I think I'll grab myself one tomorrow. And the good thing about it is that it's in Aussie shops... one's only 10 mins away from where I am... no more going on bloody US sites and ordering it through US stores, then paying an incredibly high postage and handling fee... now its the American people who will have to do what I've been doing whenever I want a good product...

Posted by Me on September 20, 2004 at 1:14 AM (PDT) Comment 42


Just got sent my 4G skin in the mail (MASSIVE THANKS TO STM WHO CAME THROUGH WITH THE GOODZ AS PROMISED...VERY IMPRESSED!) and there is no change in material or design, apart from obviously only having the scroll wheel part open.

Plus I totallly agree about the bottom hole. Git rid of it already!

Posted by timelord on October 3, 2004 at 11:43 AM (PDT) Comment 43

hey is ths case avalable in london?????????

Posted by fahad on October 19, 2004 at 6:21 AM (PDT) Comment 44

HandStands, the people who make the iGrip, have also come out with a similar product. It's available here:

Posted by jadehsn on November 20, 2004 at 8:35 AM (PDT) Comment 45

I broke the zip on mine the 10th time I used it. Waiting for a replacement from STM.

Current Music: Hilltop Hoods, "The Calling"

Posted by Audio|Phile on December 14, 2004 at 5:02 AM (PDT) Comment 46

STM sent me out a brand new case, no fuss. Good customer service.

Current Music: Dirty Three, "Horse Stories"

Posted by Audio|Phile on December 16, 2004 at 4:00 PM (PDT) Comment 47

Got my Cocoon from iPod Xtras. Great service, fast delivery, and the case is great. I use it with my evo2 skin-covered iPod. The black skin inside this case looks cool and works great. Of course, using it this way means I don't have the velcro attachment, but I prefer it like this... it's easier to take out.

Posted by tjs on January 12, 2005 at 11:17 AM (PDT) Comment 48

check out the mini version of the cocoon for the ipod mini:

So cute.

Posted by alittlecubicle on January 28, 2005 at 8:03 PM (PDT) Comment 49

I bought this case recently, received it yesterday. Today is the first day I get to play with it.

First, some background: I am a new owner of an iPod 4G 20 MB. And the first things I knew I wanted right away were the Dock, a Case, and some upgraded head phones.

I got the Apple Dock; not much choice there (that I know of anyway). As far as the case and head phones though, that was a differently story. I eventually bought the STM Cocoon and the Sony MDR-EX81SL headphones. For my purposes here, I'll write a little about the STM Cocoon.

I was VERY picky about buying a case. I bought a skin (eXo iSkin) but I returned it because I didn't like the feel or level of protection. I wanted something I could put my iPod in that would be protective enough to let me toss my iPod in my targus bag, but without the big footprint and letting me clip the ipod to my shorts when doing chores (laundry, dishes, etc.). I researched several cases (thanks for all the great material, iPod Lounge!) and I finally settled on the STM (I also looked at Agent 18 Shield and Handstands iPak).

And I have to tell you I am very happy with the STM case. It was exactly what I was looking for: small, sturdy case with openings for headphones/firewire cable and a belt clip. Despite the openings, I feel my iPod is safe in my bag, because of the soft hardshell. And the inner sheathe was perfect as a skin, for putting the iPod in my pocket or something like that. So I can use it in or out of the Cocoon with the skin- great touch. The inner skin has an ugly white velcro, so it's not fashinable. But as for me, I am practical as they come. The STM doesn't look that bad as it is.

So, take it from a very picky iPod owner who wanted nothing but the perfect case: STM Cocoon worked great. Sounds like an infomercial, I know... my motivation is simple, though: I want to share my experience with other iPod owners, so that they can make a better choice.

Posted by Daniel-the-iPod-Freak on February 22, 2005 at 8:50 AM (PDT) Comment 50
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