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Old Apr 10, 2008, 12:45 PM   #1
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iPod 1st Gen. 10GB - battery replacement?


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?

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Old Apr 10, 2008, 12:48 PM   #2
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I've had good luck with ifixit they have a good guide too.
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Old Apr 10, 2008, 08:09 PM   #3
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Join Date: Mar 2007 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.
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