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iPod Classic Hard Drive Replacement Tutorial Red X 80gb 120gb 160gb | GadgetMenders.com : Video

June 4, 2014 Jon 23 Comments

iPod Classic Hard Drive Replacement Tutorial Red X 80gb 120gb 160gb | GadgetMenders.com

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  1. thedazedbandman
    June 4, 2014 - 10:26 pm

    +thurm101 : i’m not 100%, but it sounds like you have the same problem i
    do. when i took my ipod to the computer store i have used multiple times,
    they said, yes. it’s either a new iPod or a new hard drive needed. the
    latter is cheaper at least.

  2. Toronto Green
    June 4, 2014 - 10:29 pm

    You helped me so much thankyou golly thankyou

  3. Francisco Tanoeiro
    June 4, 2014 - 10:42 pm

    i got a question
    okay i got an ipod classic 7th gen
    with 80gb harddrive
    the drive is broken and i want to buy a new drive but instead of an 80gb i
    want an 160gb drive
    the harddrive serial the mk1634gal is the same or it changes from one to

  4. R2Doucebag
    June 4, 2014 - 10:47 pm

    Can you go bigger than 160?

  5. matt foard
    June 4, 2014 - 11:04 pm

    can I put a 160g hard drive into a 80g ipod 5?

  6. luja13
    June 4, 2014 - 11:33 pm

    H**lo thankyou for your video, I have a question. Can I change the cover of
    an ipod 160 GB 6th with the cover of a 30 GB 5th.
    Best Regards

  7. GadgetMenders
    June 4, 2014 - 11:56 pm

    No, the 6th generation hard drive is also thicker. It has two platters
    (disks) instead of one like in the 7th generation.

  8. gavin jarschke
    June 5, 2014 - 12:16 am

    Can You Guys Do A Replace The Screen Video Step By Step?

  9. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 12:55 am


  10. M Ca
    June 5, 2014 - 1:36 am

    =) I figured it out by testing. All the same connector in fact. Just
    different thickness. Thicker batteries last longer, hold more charge, but
    can’t fit a thick battery in a slim iPod. I found the the batteries shipped
    in the new 7th generation iPods last about 30 hours of continuous play
    while the aftermarket ones only last about 10. What is up with that? Is
    apple using a better lithium content?

  11. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 2:06 am

    Yes, but it will have to be a single-platter hard disk otherwise it won’t
    fit inside the casing.

  12. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 2:20 am

    We have a video that demonstrates this process. Please see the other videos
    on our channel.

  13. Thanushan S R
    June 5, 2014 - 2:21 am

    Does it matter if the new hard drive contains any data or does it have to
    be in a specific format?

  14. Sajith Konara
    June 5, 2014 - 2:56 am

    Can i put a 240Gb hard disk to my 7th gen 160 Gb ipod classic?

  15. thurm101
    June 5, 2014 - 3:14 am

    I hope you can help me. My ipod classic 160gb 6th gen . keeps wanting to
    restore. Keeps telling me that my ipod is corupt. So i go through endless
    loops of restores. I got it to work one time and when I connected back to
    itunes there it goes again. So would a hard drive from you remedy this
    problem? Its not under warranty with Apple. Please help my old 30gb ipod
    video is more stable than this.

  16. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 3:59 am

    @TheBillswill Yes, that will work but you’ll want to fill the excess space
    with cotton or something else that will prevent the drive from moving

  17. NikonHD
    June 5, 2014 - 4:06 am

    Great how-to! This is the only guide that shows how to put the ipod back
    together and the disassembly! Thank you.

  18. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 4:21 am

    If the new hard drive has any data you can just restore the iPod in iTunes
    and it will be erased.

  19. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 5:10 am

    The hard drive cable could be bad. Also, the iPod has to be closed in order
    to complete the ground circuit or it will show the sad face.

  20. streetbatsaquafesto
    June 5, 2014 - 5:28 am

    So i bought a new hard drive and installed it but i still get a red x with
    a circle around it. is it possible that the ribbon that connects the hard
    drive to the logic board is broken or is it the logic board?

  21. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 5:47 am

    Yes, the largest capacity you can upgrade to I believe is 240gb. It must be
    a single-platter drive though because otherwise it won’t fit inside the

  22. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 6:20 am

    Yes 🙂

  23. GadgetMenders
    June 5, 2014 - 6:50 am

    Yes, but it will need to be the single-platter drive. You can find this on
    our website.

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