My ipod nano is whining!...

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Blackhawk2006, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. Blackhawk2006 macrumors member

    Dec 21, 2006
    hi all
    my new ipod nano silver is whining when it is on and when i put it next to my ear i can hear a sorta whining or some sort of sound .... its wierd ... is it the back light or something ?
  2. Tech Guy 07 macrumors newbie

    Dec 27, 2006
    Whining Problem

    Yes, it's a common problem on some of the new Nano's. You really hear the noise when the backlight comes on. It's "another" video screen problem/flaw. They went from cracked screens with the 1G Nano to "Whining" backlights on the 2G. There was even a post on Apples Web site describing this problem, but I think Apple made it disappear...


    I'm not sure if Apple has a fix for it. I honestly think the only thing you can do is replace/exchange it. I'm in the market as well for a new iPod, and was thinking about the 8GB Nano. Looks like I might get the 30 Gig instead, since Apple still doesn't have this fixed.

    Does anyone else on MacRumors have any suggestions?

    --Tech Guy 07
  3. dllavaneras macrumors 68000


    Feb 12, 2005
    Caracas, Venezuela
    You can exchange it, but if you choose to replace it (and don't need to right away) you might try waiting until the new iPods are released.

    As if you didn't know that already :p
  4. n-abounds macrumors 6502a


    Mar 6, 2006
    Meh, I don't think a substantial change is coming for the Nanos.
  5. Blackhawk2006 thread starter macrumors member

    Dec 21, 2006
    well honestly this silver ipod was a replacement for my ipod 1st gen black which broken so i took it back to store lucklily with 12 month warrenty just in range and replaced it ...

    i dont think i could go and replace it again like 3 days later lol

    well tis okay .., its not like i can hear when im listening to music or anything ... just a minor flaw i suppose

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