|Dec 24, 2010, 12:29 AM||#1|
Cool Mod for 4G U2 iPod
I have just received a iPod U2 (4G, Mono)with a broken clickwheel
I brought it into a iRepair store to see if they could fix it, Luckily they would.
They said they would do it but the clickwheel would have to be the standard light-gray one from the basic iPod 4G model. (I asked them if they could try to remove the red and black plasic from the clickwheel and put it onto a working one :Not sure if this is possible but if possible they might do: )
It is now 2 days later and now they say that the Hard Drive and battery need to be replaced ($70 for both) and they are still not sure about the clickwheel needing to be replaced because they haven't dug that far into the iPod yet (I will spend up to $140 to get this iPod fixed due to it being limited edition)
I have done a quick mock-up of the difference between the original U2 iPod to the one with the standard clickwheel (what do you think about how it looks)
rMBP 15 2.8/16/768:rMBP 13 2.4/8/256
iPhone 5s 64GB Space Grey:iPhone 5s 16GB Silver:iPhone 5s 16GB Gold
iPad Air 64GB+LTE Space Grey:iPad Mini Retina 16GB+LTE Space Grey
7 PowerPC's: 5 iPods
|Dec 30, 2010, 03:24 PM||#2|
I think the white/grey wheel looks fine but I don't see the logic in spending even $70 to fix a 20gb iPod. I bought an 80gb iPod classic for $100 a few months ago, and with that you get a smaller form factor, color screen, ability to play movies, etc. But if you're that invested in it I'd say go for it.
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.
2.3 i7 rMBP / 32GB iPhone 5 / 160GB 7G iPod classic / 2G Shuffle
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