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brsboarder
Feb 3, 2005, 12:10 AM
I know its been covered before, I searched and couldnt find anything. My ipod is about dead, 3g and i want a new battery but not $99 from apple, whats the best place, longest battery life, are they as good as the originals? thanks a lot

Bear
Feb 3, 2005, 07:08 AM
I picked up a $43 (including tax) battery at a local retailer for my 1st Gen iPod and the battyery life seems to be about 20 hours and I've seen no problems.

So yeah, they do seem to be as good as (or better than) the original batteries.

gwuMACaddict
Feb 3, 2005, 07:09 AM
do you just put them in yourself? can you provide a link? i'd love to change the battery in my 3rd gen...

Bear
Feb 3, 2005, 07:18 AM
Extended life battery for 1st & 2nd Generation iPods (Firewire connector) (http://eshop.macsales.com/Catalog_Item.cfm?ID=7157&Item=NWTIPOD210012) <- This is the one I got. About 20 hours playback.

Batteries for all iPods (http://www.ipodbattery.com/)

gwuMACaddict
Feb 3, 2005, 07:49 AM
sweet... looks like i might have a weekend project ;) :D