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Company: Blue Raven

Website: www.Blue Raven.com

Model: Video iPod Battery

Price: $30

Compatible: iPod 5G

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Blue Raven Video iPod Battery Replacement Kit

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Category: Batteries

We've seen replacement batteries for many old iPods, and as the fifth-generation iPod comes closer to its second birthday, do-it-yourself options have started to emerge. Blue Raven Technology's Video iPod Battery Replacement Kits promise to "restore your iPod to full power," with 580mAh or 850mAh batteries for 30GB and 60/80GB models, respectively. Each kit includes a plastic prying tool, a screwdriver, and instructions for replacement; you can also pay a fee to have Blue Raven partner technicians do the installation for you.

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