1st gen iPod Mini problem.

Discussion in 'iPod' started by tocyk, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

    Apr 26, 2008
    So I've been using a hand-me-down 1st gen iPod Mini because I am a broke college student, but unfortunately, the other day I dropped it, and it seems to have broken. As of now, I plug it into my computer, and the iPod goes to a screen with a lightning bolt over the charging sign, and just stays there no matter how long I charge it. I tried researching this online, but couldn't really find any answers. Am I SOL?
  2. macrumors 6502


    Dec 23, 2008
    I think you killed the microdrive. You're going to have to pop it open and replace the microdrive with a solid state CF card. 4GB ones can be found for cheap.
  3. macrumors 6502


    May 18, 2012
    South part of North
    ...and be shure to check some vids or descriptions before starting this project ok? :rolleyes:

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