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Ipod 30 gb next gen.nothing but a black screen

Pluged it in to computer, docking station nothing comes on dark screen.

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  • Sean Cole
    Sean Cole May 11, 2010

    With the power connected press and hold 'Select & Menu' together. The apple symbol should display. Fixed!


    1. How long have you experienced this?

    2. Have you checked for dirt in the connector?

    3. Have you tried to power directly from the mains?

    4. What type of computer and USB port are you trying to plug it into?

    5. The more information, the better.
    Cheers
    Sean
    PiDigital


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Hi,
I would suspect either a bad screen, or a bad battery. Can you hear the hard drive turning? Put it next to your ear and see if you hear a whirling sound. If you can hear that, then your screen is gone and needs to be replaced.

Try plugging it into a wall charger. If it comes on then it is the battery. The computer often does not have enough power to make it light up if the battery is really bad. Hope that helps.

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