|Nov 2, 2010, 04:19 PM||#1|
Ipod 20GB Classic - Compact Flash installed
I've got an Ipod Classic 20GB, model A-1059 in front of me with a dead harddrive. I replaced the harddrive with a 4GB Compact Flash card, hoping that itunes would recognize it & restore.... but it didn't.
To make the compactflash fit, i cutted a little notch of the HD-connector as internet gives me the idea that convert-to-flash-adapters are more or less nothing more than straight electrical connections, no cross wiring or so.
It's a hobbyproject, no major loss as it is an old device, and not even mine.
Who can point me in the right direction to get this oldie back on track? I did some googling and came up with not so much.
I think i need something to download and install on the CF but i have no idea what or where to look.
If you need more info, please ask. I'm running win7 btw.
Thank you very much
|Nov 3, 2010, 11:34 AM||#3|
I was looking for a way around some sort of adapter, but i'll read it anyway.
In the meanwhile. I had the HD out of the ipod, charged it with the CF installed and so far no luck.
I just putted back the HD after some tapping and squeezing it and it is alive!
So far so good. I don't trust the hardware one bit, as it already has died once. However. I still can't get a connection with my PC. Any idea how to access it? Is Itunes able to recognize it or is it too old for the latest version?
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Compact Flash Reader solutions?||BasilFawlty||Mac Peripherals||20||May 13, 2014 02:37 AM|
|Ipod classic 4gen 20gb not booting||Ih8reno||iPod||1||Apr 19, 2014 05:09 PM|
|Installed Win 7 x64 on a 20GB partition via bootcamp. 18GB used!||wannabelean||Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac||8||Apr 15, 2014 06:52 AM|
|Compact Flash (CF) Cards||ntc3freak||iPad Accessories||2||Jun 9, 2012 03:38 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:34 PM.