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Bad News ...... for your wallet

 

First of all, thanks to cmarti for his suggestion. I did exactly as he suggested and it worked like charm for both Apple's OF and Rockbox. I finally have a 256GB CF DMod Ultimate Edition.

 

Wow, I am very excited and happy about this try and the results. Now all I need is to drag and drop 240gb's of FLAC's to this damn good sounding DMod. :)

 

This is installed to a 5g/30GB model and the write speed is around 12MB/s in disk mode thru USB2.

 

 

 

 

This is the gift which came with the CF card. It has a removable 4gb micro card, USB charge cable, power on/off switch for play/stop.

It doesn't sound bad. Couldn't believe this tiny player can produce this kind of sound.

 


Edited by DMinor - 1/3/14 at 11:58pm
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I also have a 7th gen ipod classic and am planning to install a 256GB drive with a converter.

Did this work for you ?

Is the fit good into the slim 160GB body ?

 

 

Also, does anyone know if there is a limit on the ssd you can use ? I've seen relatively good deals on 460GB ssd drives and am very curious if the ipod will be able to read all that space

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Originally Posted by MP12 View Post
 

I also have a 7th gen ipod classic and am planning to install a 256GB drive with a converter.

Did this work for you ?

Is the fit good into the slim 160GB body ?

 

 

Also, does anyone know if there is a limit on the ssd you can use ? I've seen relatively good deals on 460GB ssd drives and am very curious if the ipod will be able to read all that space

 

Just a word of warning that the 7th gen ipods generally do not like the ssd mod.  They seem fine with the tarkan adaptor though.

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Edited by seeteeyou - 11/4/14 at 9:22pm
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I now stay away from SDXC cards  as to my ears the CF cards sound the best on my diymods. I actually have a pair of 128GB SDXC's, bought for less than 100 bucks (for 2 cards, used) from Amazon.

post #1821 of 4371

Update on the 256GB CF card:

 

Just dropped 40gb flac's to the card for a test, and it is very responsive and plays flawlessly.

 

BTW, this CF card is MLC flash based. For those who may not know, the CF cards have two types of flash - SLC and MLC. SLC flash can write many more cycles than the MLC flash. This only matters to those who use the cards for cameras shooting. For us ipod users, this really doesn't matter as we don't write/delete/rewrite crazy like the camera users.

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Originally Posted by betarte View Post
 

Excelent, i have the same ssd, i'm waiting my ipod classic in two days, to do the same thing, i'll show a picture when i finish

 

Did this work for you ?

 

 


Edited by MP12 - 1/4/14 at 3:39am
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Edited by seeteeyou - 11/4/14 at 9:22pm
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Originally Posted by seeteeyou View Post
 

So we could find these guys below with the same Wellcore brand. Do we just mention your story and then ask them for that $300 price tag?

 

 

Yeah you can mention but I am not sure if they still offer the so called sample price. Initially they quoted me the $300, then quoted $492 saying the flash price going up. $492 would be a little too much for me to accept. As much as I want it for $200, $300 is not bad considering it actually works. I have noticed it is more responsive than other CF cards I have.

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Originally Posted by DMinor View Post
 

Bad News ...... for your wallet

 

First of all, thanks to cmarti for his suggestion. I did exactly as he suggested and it worked like charm for both Apple's OF and Rockbox. I finally have a 256GB CF DMod Ultimate Edition.

 

Wow, I am very excited and happy about this try and the results. Now all I need is to drag and drop 240gb's of FLAC's to this damn good sounding DMod. :)

This is great news! Please PM me the seller information so I have it on file for when I am ready to make my iPod Mini 256GB. :-)

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Edited by seeteeyou - 11/4/14 at 9:22pm
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post #1828 of 4371

Seeyoutoo, please note that many of your links are to a "CE" drive instead of PATA, which I believe only works with a particular generation.  Just wanted to make sure you were aware of this.

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The CF option (and yes I know that you can also use SD cards) is the only one for some of us that also mod the iPod Mini's.

post #1830 of 4371
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Originally Posted by cmarti View Post
 

The CF option (and yes I know that you can also use SD cards) is the only one for some of us that also mod the iPod Mini's.


Would the sd to cf adapter be to big for the mini then?

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