Originally Posted by striker
Don't need that much space, don't like nor feel the need for rockbox.
The Video design is great (more akin to the first iPods which I love), but it's fatter than the classic.
If you don't play lossless, you probably won't need 240GB's. But if you do play lossless, then 240GB's will be anybody's dream. All the ipod videos I have are the original 30GB's which are thinner than the 60GB and the 80GB ipod video's.
Originally Posted by BrownBear
I would go with the 5G too. I have one, and I like it perfectly fine. I've always got a good sound out of it even using the headphone jack. It's been able to drive all the headphones I've tried with it, save for the SE-50. It drove them, but they're such low impedance that I think they are a tad too much for the iPod's internal amp to handle. I agree with the battery update as well. I need to do that. Mine is like four years old and I still have the original battery.
Yeah I just use the headphone jack no amp - that's what portable DAP's is all about. I have three ipod videos and never will they all run out of battery at the same time. With rockbox installed, anytime I plug phones in any one of the ipod video's the music is simply back on. Cool. Another reason to have multiple ipods is to use them as portable hard drives to backup my collection of music.