iPod Classic 5th Gen battery options

danimal303

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Jul 19, 2018
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Does anyone have a recommendation for a better quality or higher capacity battery for the iPod Classic 5th Gen? Higher than 580 mAh would be nice. I installed Tarkan Akdam's iFlash adapter in a few of the units (love them!) and find there is now empty space above the CF card that could accomodate a larger battery.
 

1rottenapple

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Apr 21, 2004
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I just ordered a refurbished 5g. I think I might upgrade the battery with a 1900 mah battery on eBay.
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Does anyone have a recommendation for a better quality or higher capacity battery for the iPod Classic 5th Gen? Higher than 580 mAh would be nice. I installed Tarkan Akdam's iFlash adapter in a few of the units (love them!) and find there is now empty space above the CF card that could accomodate a larger battery.
Talking to an eBay iPod reseller they said the thing 5g iPods max battery is 1900. Maybe 2000 will fit but 1900 seems pretty safe.
 

togruber

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Jan 22, 2018
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Hi,
I modded my iPod 5.5G. The iPod is now driven by a 1950 mAh battery and a 128GB SD Card. After 54 hours the battery was empty.

Regards
Torsten
 
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togruber

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Jan 22, 2018
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Hi,
in my 7th gen iPod classic the 1950 mAh battery played 120 hours.

Regards
Torsten