View Full Version : WTB: First gen iPod hard drive

June 1st, 2009, 01:59 PM
I bought a first gen iPod with a spare Li-poly battery for $20 but it seems to be lacking a hard drive. I don't know if this particular unit originally sported a five or ten gig drive either. Would anyone have a spare drive handy and does it really matter if I put the wrong size drive in the thing?

June 1st, 2009, 02:27 PM
You might want to check to see if it can be adapted to use a CF memory card. That would use less power and probably be cheaper.

June 1st, 2009, 04:48 PM
I would but I have never seen Compact Flash cards in odd sizes like 5 or 19gb.
Also, I tried to plug in a spare 20gb drive from a fourth gen and the whole thing completely locked up. There must be something special about the drives.