ipod mini not detected through firewire

Discussion in 'iPod' started by skinniezinho, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    SkyBell

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    I don't think the newer versions of iTunes support FW syncing, what version are you using?
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    itunes 8.02 (20)
    But the ipod shouldn't be shown as a drive?or even detected by ipoddisk?
     
  4. macrumors regular

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    I have an older iPod Mini that charges and syncs just fine through FireWire via the newest iTunes. Don't think it could be the cable, as it either works or it doesn't - if it charges it should sync.

    Hmmm....
     
  5. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    unfortunetly I don't have another machine with firewire to test..
    I somehow doubt this is an original cable,and if this ipod works with its usb cable either in a windows machine and in my ibook..it should work with fw too...
    I've tried to reset it,put it in disk mode,restore it (in mac) and it only charges,no way it detects..
     

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