ipod battery

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by brsboarder, Feb 2, 2005.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    I know its been covered before, I searched and couldnt find anything. My ipod is about dead, 3g and i want a new battery but not $99 from apple, whats the best place, longest battery life, are they as good as the originals? thanks a lot
     
  2. macrumors G3

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    I picked up a $43 (including tax) battery at a local retailer for my 1st Gen iPod and the battyery life seems to be about 20 hours and I've seen no problems.

    So yeah, they do seem to be as good as (or better than) the original batteries.
     
  3. macrumors 68040

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    do you just put them in yourself? can you provide a link? i'd love to change the battery in my 3rd gen...
     
  4. macrumors G3

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  5. macrumors 68040

    gwuMACaddict

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    sweet... looks like i might have a weekend project ;) :D
     

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