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Can I use Firewire to charge?

Can I use Firewire to charge or sync the iPod nano?

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Unfortunately, the iPod nano only ships with a USB 2.0 cable, which alienates many Mac users who only have USB 1.1 and Firewire ports. Although Apple offers no official support, you can both charge and sync your iPod nano, albeit slowly, using USB 1.1. Or, you can charge your iPod nano, but not sync, using Firewire.

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Charger ipod model a1199


http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/ipod/specs/ipod-2nd-generation-nano-specs.html
USB Support:
Sync & Charge
Firewire Support:
Charge Only

Details:
The second generation iPod nano models are capable of charging and syncing by USB via the dock connector. It also can charge, but not sync via Firewire "400".

Connectivity:
USB
Ports:
Dock, Headphone*

Details:
Apple reports that this model provides "USB through dock connector."

*Ports include the "dock connector [and] stereo minijack".
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+of+apple+ipod+usb+chargers+&qpvt=images+of+apple+ipod+usb+chargers+&FORM=IGRE - view=detail&id=9C41186E7131E6658B9324CCA

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Hi. I'm using ipod nano. I was listening to it since morning and suddenly it just turn off and i couldn't turn it on back. It cant be charge as well. Can someone please help. I just bought it for a month...


This is a case of your iPod Nano simply not holding a charge, which is why it is turning off on you. I understand you have already mentioned that it is not holding a charge either, but that later trait according to Apple is the issue.

Some of the key steps you can initially attempt to resolve this issue, include making sure when you connect your iPod to your PC (or Mac) to make sure the sync cable is securely seated in the iPod and the USB connector is seated in the USB port of your computer.

If you are using Firewire on your iPod, the Firewire port on your PC may not actually be powered, so whenever you connect your iPod, it may be charging the device.

These are some potential troubleshooting steps you can try, however,if you find these few procedures do not work, click the link below to review the remainder of the recommended troubleshooting steps from Apple in addressing charge or power issues with the iPod Nano.

Apple Support Link:
iPod Nano is not charging

Let me know if this helps. If it does not, just let me know and I will be glad to assist further.

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer

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Directions say it charges and syncs. When I


Look at:
http://www.speakerstation.co.uk/ipod-speaker-docks-ct-87.html

"...
Important Note: iPods released since Sept 2008 (e.g. Touch 2nd Gen, 4th Gen iPod Nano and iPod Classic 120 Gigabyte, iPhone 3g and onwards) have an updated dock connector that means older revisions of speaker dock may not be able to charge these newer models of iPod/iPhone. Older docks should play music from these newer models with no problem.
The problem with charging is due to Apple removing support for 12v (firewire) charging on these new models of iPod/iPhone. Only 5v (USB) charging is supported on these new models.
..."

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Just a quick question, Is the driver installed for your USB?

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sounds like your ipod is having trouble reading your firewire connection, it is different than usb. you could probably go to the nearest apple store and get it replaced if its under warrenty.

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Ipod nano 1st gen sync/charge problem


Try these options i got them from apple when my ipod dident work trying a new port and reinstalling itunes worked for me 1)Reset your iPod. 2)Retry with a different USB or FireWire port. 3)Restart your computer and make sure you have the latest software updates installed. 4)Remove iTunes software and then reinstall iTunes software from latest versions on the web. last resort 5)Restore your iPod. See ?Updating and Restoring iPod Software? in the user's guide.

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I cant sync or charge my 1st gen ipod nano


i had this problem a little bit ago... the problem is that the ipod is not recognizing any firewire activity which is a problem that the apple store with fix and give you a new referbished ipod

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Can I use Firewire to charge? Can I use Firewire to charge or sync the iPod nano?


Unfortunately, the iPod nano only ships with a USB 2.0 cable, which alienates many Mac users who only have USB 1.1 and Firewire ports. Although Apple offers no official support, you can both charge and sync your iPod nano, albeit slowly, using USB 1.1. Or, you can charge your iPod nano, but not sync, using Firewire.

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Can I use Firewire to charge?


Unfortunately, the iPod nano only ships with a USB 2.0 cable, which alienates many Mac users who only have USB 1.1 and Firewire ports. Although Apple offers no official support, you can both charge and sync your iPod nano, albeit slowly, using USB 1.1. Or, you can charge your iPod nano, but not sync, using Firewire.

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