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Dead ipod It was playing fine and in the middle of a song it shut off. It was on an ipod docking station. Since then it has no screen and no communication with the computer. I have tried to reset the ipod and nothing is working.

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  • the_open_doo Jan 16, 2009

    Mine did the same thing, but it wasn't on a docking station. I tried putting it on one after it turned off but it still didn't work...

  • rittfritter Mar 14, 2009

    My I-pod just shut off in the middle of a song. I could not get it back on. It would not turn on at all even after I plugged it into the computer. Any ideas?

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Your dock fried your ipod.
it is very common for some unknown reason.
I have replace at least 30 motherboards for this problem.
The iPod is made to be played through the headphone jack.
the dock is an after thought and a terrible one to boot.

as a matter of course though, I would attach your ipod to an A/C charger and see if it comes on.
if it does charge it up, because your battery was dead.
I have no solution other than that.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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A speaker bar is a (usually portable) speaker system that includes a dock for an iPod. The unit is usually bar-shaped, with either a rectangular or cylindrical cross-section. Connecting an iPod to a speaker bar is usually as simple as plugging it in. Many speaker bars will also charge the iPod while it is connected. However some do not have an iPod dock, in which case the iPod must be connected by a 3.5mm audio cable.


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