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Apr 10, 2008, 12:45 PM

I have a 10GB 1st Gen. iPod. It still functions after almost 6 years ( although I did have to replace the firewire connector after about 3 years ). But the battery only lasts for ~30 min. I was thinking of replacing the battery, I see ones anywhere from $10-$30. I heard the "Newer" brand battery was best, but I don't know if it is worth it to replace at this point. Has anyone had recent experience replacing a battery in an older iPod? Can you recommend a specific brand?


Apr 10, 2008, 12:48 PM
I've had good luck with ifixit (http://www.ifixit.com/iPod-Parts/iPod-1-2G-Replacement-Battery/IF190-001) they have a good guide too.

Apr 10, 2008, 08:09 PM
ipodjuice.com guarantees their batteries for 10 years.


They also have a 2200 mAh battery for the first and second generation iPods.

Their batteries come with tools and instructions.