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Mew2468
Nov 29, 2009, 06:21 PM
How delicate/durable is the hard drive in the Classic? How severe of a bump is needed to damage it?



miles01110
Nov 29, 2009, 06:34 PM
It's a fairly standard platter-based hard drive. If you drop it, it's probably going to have issues.

instaxgirl
Nov 29, 2009, 06:45 PM
I've dropped my 4 year old mini and my 3 year old video countless times over the years. I don't even blink when they hit the ground now.

They'll die eventually but neither hard drive's given me a problem yet. I don't think hard drive based iPods are as delicate as people make out. The mini was the first iPod Apple marketed to runners.