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post #2896 of 8692
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Originally Posted by mhardy View Post
 

 

Sorry, I should have said I'd like to keep the slim back.

I've just noticed a post saying a toshiba 160gb MK1634GAL works

 

I did before with a 120gb Toshiba MK1234GAL for the slim back, and I believe cmarti upgraded it to a 160GB HDD with no issue.

post #2897 of 8692
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Originally Posted by DMinor View Post
 

 

I did before with a 120gb Toshiba MK1234GAL for the slim back, and I believe cmarti upgraded it to a 160GB HDD with no issue.

Excellent, much appreciated

post #2898 of 8692
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Originally Posted by mhardy View Post
 

 

Sorry, I should have said I'd like to keep the slim back.

I've just noticed a post saying a toshiba 160gb MK1634GAL works

That one works really good on the 30,60,80gb iPod.

post #2899 of 8692
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Originally Posted by DMinor View Post

 

You will also hear a pop at turn-on. This is what was explained by Nick at Leckerton ...

 

"This is due to the sudden presence of DC at the output, followed by the nulling of the servo. I would recommend plugging in the headphones only the amp has been switched on and given a few seconds to settle."

 

Anyways, none of these matters to me with that transparent sounding from this setup. Simply amazing to my ears. I will never go back to diymods with caps. For my curiosity and comparison, I also tried capless diymods modded both ways (the imod way and the direct-out way), and both capless sound excellent (black background, spacious, dynamic, airy and effortless) with the capless direct-out diymod sounding even more cleaner with flat FR to my ears. This is not surprising because the board is completely bypassed from the dac with the LOD pins lifted off board. This is as close as you can get a clean line out for a diymod.

 

Oh, get that amp wallet if you can. While it doesn't attract girl's attention, it does do the job making the stack highly portable. It also protects your gear. Mine has been dropped accidentally to the floor from table a few times without any issues.

 



I don't know how I missed this post, but thanks for the info! Definately good to know. Yea I doubt the popping and such will really bother me. I won't be messing with the volume constantly. But it will definately be a nice fun new toy!

Oh, I also just ordered the wallet too. Should have everything by Saturday. Will be nice to just sit and listen with no interruptions. Just enjoy the pure music biggrin.gif I'll definately post some pics up when I get everything.
post #2900 of 8692
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Originally Posted by mhardy View Post
 

Hello, can someone please state the biggest hdd a 30gb 5th gen ipod video can take as a direct replacement please? Looking to do a cheap and cheerful hard drive upgrade for the time being.

I've read numerous pages on here starting from page 1 and working backwards from 193. 

 

 

Thanks

Mark

 

hi mark

you need any 5mm zif 1.8 drive

160 looks to be the biggest  right now

when you google or ebay 5mm zif 1.8 you should find what you are looking for

post #2901 of 8692
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Originally Posted by rbhawaii View Post
 

 

hi mark

you need any 5mm zif 1.8 drive

160 looks to be the biggest  right now

when you google or ebay 5mm zif 1.8 you should find what you are looking for

to test your new/used drive

start ipod immediately hold down MIDDLE and LEFT at same time

this will take you in to the white screen "SRV Diag Boot mode"

select :

menu

io

HardDrive

HDSMARTData

 

(this is the most important thing to look for)...

Reallocs MUST say 0

and

Pending Sectors MUST say 0

 

if they do not say zero send the drive back it has bad sectors and is starting to fail.

 

poweron hours might scare you if the drive is used but thats up to you, my toshiba 240gb zif drive has 514 hours with 11692 start/stops and is running great.

 

hope this helps.

post #2902 of 8692

Breaking news!!

 

I should be getting one of the beta versions soon.

 

iFlash-Sata

Tarkan is making it happen.

post #2903 of 8692
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Originally Posted by cmarti View Post
 

Breaking news!!

 

I should be getting one of the beta versions soon.

 

iFlash-Sata

Tarkan is making it happen.

 

I would like to test it with the bad boy mushkin. :wink_face:

 

This is especially great news for the classic 7g modded for a 1TB msata, if the battery can be decent.

post #2904 of 8692
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Originally Posted by DMinor View Post
 

 

I would like to test it with the bad boy mushkin. :wink_face:

 

This is especially great news for the classic 7g modded for a 1TB msata, if the battery can be decent.

He told me that it is more stable on the 7th gen iPod than on the 5th gen iPod. But the using the 850mAh is recommended.

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I have been experiencing a weird issue with my 5th gen iPod. I did a 32 GB cf card mod and replaced the battery with a new 650mAh battery. iTunes formatted the iPod fine and I loaded it with about 10gbs of music. It worked for about two hours before freezing during playback. I tried doing the two finger reset and it just got stuck on the apple logo. Plugging it into my computer immediately fixes this issue. but the iPod won't work without being plugged in again unplugged until it's fully charged. The after about another two hours it will freeze again. Any ideas? Thanks!

post #2906 of 8692
At first I was skeptical about this amp. I had a lot of distortion especially at higher volumes. But I realized I don't need to much volume with my DT 880 250ohm cans. Being open back I don't use them much. I do on the other hand need to get better IEMS then the Bose IE2s I am currently using. I normally use them because of the unbeatable comfort.



The more I use it the more I like it. I need to get a few more rubber bands so I can use some as a buffer between my iMod and UHA.

I do wish the DC issue wasn't quite as bad, I could use a little more volume, but if I want more Volume, I will use my iMod LOD with caps in it, or I'll just use my Fiio E17.
Edited by DR650SE - 5/8/14 at 8:07pm
post #2907 of 8692
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Originally Posted by leebSaMmY View Post
 

I have been experiencing a weird issue with my 5th gen iPod. I did a 32 GB cf card mod and replaced the battery with a new 650mAh battery. iTunes formatted the iPod fine and I loaded it with about 10gbs of music. It worked for about two hours before freezing during playback. I tried doing the two finger reset and it just got stuck on the apple logo. Plugging it into my computer immediately fixes this issue. but the iPod won't work without being plugged in again unplugged until it's fully charged. The after about another two hours it will freeze again. Any ideas? Thanks!

Did you get the adapters from Tarkan? Also what's the brand of the CF card?

post #2908 of 8692

Fixed my issue, thanks though.

post #2909 of 8692
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Originally Posted by DR650SE View Post

At first I was skeptical about this amp. I had a lot of distortion especially at higher volumes. But I realized I don't need to much volume with my DT 880 250ohm cans. Being open back I don't use them much. I do on the other hand need to get better IEMS then the Bose IE2s I am currently using. I normally use them because of the unbeatable comfort.



The more I use it the more I like it. I need to get a few more rubber bands so I can use some as a buffer between my iMod and UHA.

I do wish the DC issue wasn't quite as bad, I could use a little more volume, but if I want more Volume, I will use my iMod LOD with caps in it, or I'll just use my Fiio E17.

 

I mainly use the UHA for my iem's EX1000, it also drives my only cans Denon D2000 without issue. Also I primarily listen to classical, and this capless setup (transparent source + reference iem's) has been outstanding for my music.

 

Yeah if you need to go beyond 12 o'clock on high gain, then you will need to use the capped LOD to avoid the distortion. 

post #2910 of 8692
Ahh, ok. Yea I listen to a lot of country and rock. But it doesn't sound bad at all with the capped LOD.

It looks like my UHA didnt come with the AD8610 op-amp. Instead I have the OPA627AP, OPA209AD, ADA4627-1A, AD797ANZ. Its hard to make out the numers on one of them so I believe thats what I have.

Im using the OPA627AP, which is the one sold on the Leckerton site for $40. I'll have to play around with them more. I swapped them a little last night, but didn't really hear much differance on my first impressions. I also didn't want to risk bending the pins as some of then bent very very easy. I'll have to get out my computer pliers for that so I can remove them complete level and straight. At least they are not to terribly expensive. tongue.gif

I just wish I could use it at work. But we can't have an personal electronic devices at our desks. So it gets locked up just outside the office. :/ So at work I'm stuck listening to Pandora on apple earbuds tongue.gif lol
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