Official Ipod Video / Classic 5g+5.5g+6g+6.5g+7g SSD Mod thread
Jul 1, 2021 at 7:16 PM Post #10,351 of 10,451

ThinWalls

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Yes even thicker than the thick offering. I’d like an extra 1-2mm.

Would it not need a thicker battery to make use of the extra space? Or are you talking about SSD mods rather than micro-sd ones? I can't remember, but those are a bit thicker, no?

If there were a demand for it I'd expect some of those Chinese Ebay guys to start making something like that. There's quite a range of ipod mod parts now.
 
Jul 1, 2021 at 8:04 PM Post #10,352 of 10,451

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Would it not need a thicker battery to make use of the extra space? Or are you talking about SSD mods rather than micro-sd ones? I can't remember, but those are a bit thicker, no?

If there were a demand for it I'd expect some of those Chinese Ebay guys to start making something like that. There's quite a range of ipod mod parts now.

It is for amps and larger battery.
 
Jul 13, 2021 at 12:42 PM Post #10,353 of 10,451

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While browsing Amazon’s US prime day, I came across Samsung Evo Select 512GB microSDXC UHS-I U3 card for $61.99. While I don’t need another Terapod, I decided to build one. The card is listed as compatible on Tarkan’s website. Has anyone used it?
Also, has anyone bought a 3000mah battery recently? Was it 57mm x 83mm x 3.6mm? Any recommendations for a good seller on ebay?

The Samsung Evo Select 512GB microSDXC UHS-I U3 card on Amazon US seems to be working fine.
 
Jul 13, 2021 at 12:49 PM Post #10,354 of 10,451

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Has anyone used the iFlash-Quad or 3000mah battery from idemigods? Is the quad the exact same as Tarkan’s? Do you know the dimensions of the battery?

The quad adapter from idemigods seems to be Tarkan's. They said it was & it looks exactly the same. FYI, if ordering from US or Canada, it will be cheaper & get to you much faster than ordering from iflash.
The 3000mah battery they sell is close to the same size but slightly thinner than the one I had gotten from eBay a few years back. As a result, it's capacity is probably slightly less. Their cable however doesn't need to be folded back onto itself to install.
 
Jul 17, 2021 at 1:57 PM Post #10,355 of 10,451

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is it just me or is rockbox.org site down? Not only can I not get to the site, but if I google rockbox (or rockbox-related terms) I don't even get any google hits. It's as if the site never existed! Weird.

Edit - ah, the site has come back up again. Apparently it went down for a while for some technical glitch.
 
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Jul 25, 2021 at 1:37 PM Post #10,356 of 10,451

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Just received my new tarkan adapter. Took me quite sometime to figure out problem with rockbox with quad micro sd iflash. The music file transfer lag and hang after a couple of songs transfer with rockbox os. Had to format and restore the ipod again and again.

Only solution is to transfer in official ipod os / firmware disc mode . Hope it helps if anyone stucked with the similar problem.

Anyway, converted my ipod video to ipod classic faceplate. :wink:

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Jul 25, 2021 at 5:40 PM Post #10,357 of 10,451

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Just received my new tarkan adapter. Took me quite sometime to figure out problem with rockbox with quad micro sd iflash. The music file transfer lag and hang after a couple of songs transfer with rockbox os. Had to format and restore the ipod again and again.

Only solution is to transfer in official ipod os / firmware disc mode . Hope it helps if anyone stucked with the similar problem.

Anyway, converted my ipod video to ipod classic faceplate. :wink:

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So is that a capacitor "SQ" mod in there as well? Have never dared try that one (I'm not much cop at soldering).
 
Jul 26, 2021 at 3:04 PM Post #10,359 of 10,451

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Just received my new tarkan adapter. Took me quite sometime to figure out problem with rockbox with quad micro sd iflash. The music file transfer lag and hang after a couple of songs transfer with rockbox os. Had to format and restore the ipod again and again.

Only solution is to transfer in official ipod os / firmware disc mode . Hope it helps if anyone stucked with the similar problem.

Anyway, converted my ipod video to ipod classic faceplate. :wink:

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I gave up Rockbox because of that and it is to slow for flac files anyway. Have the same sd card setup and bigger battery, but not the cap mod, what kind did you use? Any chanse to see pics of the motherboard with the mod?
 
Jul 27, 2021 at 1:14 AM Post #10,360 of 10,451

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I gave up Rockbox because of that and it is to slow for flac files anyway. Have the same sd card setup and bigger battery, but not the cap mod, what kind did you use? Any chanse to see pics of the motherboard with the mod?

I used Elna silmic ii. 16v 47uf for line out, 6.3v 220uf for HP out. I did not take any photo for the motherboard, but I can link the guide to you later. Quite impossible to crack open after close the shell.
 
Jul 27, 2021 at 10:48 PM Post #10,364 of 10,451

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Just received my new tarkan adapter. Took me quite sometime to figure out problem with rockbox with quad micro sd iflash. The music file transfer lag and hang after a couple of songs transfer with rockbox os. Had to format and restore the ipod again and again.

Only solution is to transfer in official ipod os / firmware disc mode . Hope it helps if anyone stucked with the similar problem.

Anyway, converted my ipod video to ipod classic faceplate. :wink:

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This is awesome! How would you describe the difference in sound quality when compared to the original parts?
 

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