iPod Video 5g - Black - 60gb... Significant, as I don't buy much. I am saving for my next HUGE significant purchase! (CAR!)The eBay pic:
Now allowing iTunes to do the meticulous sorting now I listen less on the go and therefore, care less about SQ, and having my music sorted EXACTLY as I want. Plus I was running out of space and needed another SD for the D2, and also, now when I fire up, i'm looking for a certain album to play, and switching between 3 8gb SD's was annoying me.
Was on ebay at £65, with a leather case 2 weeks ago, and thought i'd regret not buying it at that price after watching others. Looked like it had a Classic like metallic black face, was listed as a 4th gen, which it clearly wasn't, and was listed under the iPod Video category on ebay. My friend said it's one of the ones between the 5.5g Video, and the 6g 80gb/160gb Classic, as it has a 60gb disk. Wondered if it would have coverflow or album art at the side of the albums in album view like the newer Classics do. Anyway, at £65 shipped with a leather case in "excellent condition" I couldn't pass up... Thought i'd regret it with 80gb units (alone) selling for £90+, and older 60gb Video's going for £75-85. And i've only got 40gb of music, and don't need 80gb anyway!
Anyway... Turned up a week a go, and turned out to be the old shiny 5g Video... Didn't lok like it in the picture! Anyway, was a bit scratched, but for the shiny model of it's age, not bad... Few marks on the click wheel, and a few brasso won't get out on the back, but will look much better when the invisible Best Skin Ever (Like Invisible Shiled/Zagg, but 1/4 price and just as good IMO) gets slapped on. Always hides the fine scratches the polishing compounds leave.
Anyway, loving it, and I used to be an iPod hater! Battery is so so, might upgrade it to a cheap ebay "950mah" (will it be at £8?! Doubt it!) or a 750mAh well known branded one at £16? SQ is not too shabby. And podcasts are great on there, automatic, and show where each topic starts on a good podcast, with changing album art dependent on topic. Great. And no shuffling of SD cards!
Wanting to slap this skin sitting on the desk on it, resell it, and extend my budget to an 80gb Classic which is slimmer and has a nicer featured UI, now I know I like iTunes and iPod!
Will post pics on the rig thread when the skin is on and it's looking loverly, with the beater phones on my to buy list (PK3 and a cheap IEM - until I have money available to burn on new customs... LW's need reshelling, and the company are uselessly unreliable and slow now!)
(Also, I always found the last thing you bought thread interesting! Guess i'm nosey! I used to read back until the last post I had seen