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Ipod video 30 GB displays sad ipod icon

My ipod video 30 GB displays sad ipod icon. Could it be anything else beside the hard drive??

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I am so sorry but the hard drive is down.
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also u can check for restoration and upgrade through iTunes.
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My ipod mini 4gig has been corrupted. trying to restore but unfortunately it wont. it is just showing an apple icon and a triangle with a exclamation point. when connected to a computer it does not...


There are many iPod error icons with exclamation marks


The Sad iPod icon (93936_4.gif ) usually means that the iPod can't access it's Hard Drive. I've seen that hitting the ipod on a soft surface occasionally fixes this. You may need to take the iPod for repair


The Folder Error icon (93936_1.gif) may mean the battery is low, the ipod needs to be reset, restored or needs a service

The Battery Icon (93936_2.gif) usually means the battery needs charging

93936_3.gif means a disk scan failed and will be repeated when the ipod is turned on or reset.



Try restoring it continuouly until it does (eventually worked for mine)

if it is anything else, your iPod may need repair.



Good Luck!

-AC

Jan 02, 2011 | Apple iPod mini 2nd generation MP3 Player

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What iPod to buy on Black Friday 2009 ? Buy guiding


From: http://www.convert-video-dvd.com/news/buy-ipod-discounts-for-black-friday.html
After about fortnight, the thanksgiving will be coming, followed closed by it is black Friday which is generally recognized as the start of the Christmas shopping season. This is the day when stores lure their shoppers to come even during very early hours of the morning so they can grab their much-awaited gadgets ahead of everybody. Apple also will Drop MacBook, iPod, iPhone Prices for Black Friday. So, if you want to buy a new iPod for yourself, your wife or children, just prepare yourself for shooting the favorite one.

This article will help you determine the model iPod you have. Basically, before you buying a new iPod ensure your Mac or Windows OS is compatible. Next, I will show you Apple iPod’s icon, Model, Year-month introduced, Navigation control, capacity etc. at a round. Hope that you guys could own the best iPod by contrast.

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How to tell iPod’s hard drive size

To determine your iPod’s hard drive size:
* Select Main Menu > Settings > About (iPod touch tap Settings > General > About).
* On some models, the drive size is engraved on the metal case near the bottom.

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How to tell which model you have
Several external features can help you identify your iPod.
iPod shuffle (3rd generation)

iPod shuffle (3rd generation) includes a single 3-position switch that toggles between off, play in order, and shuffle similar to the original iPod shuffle. It also includes a headphone port that also is used to for connecting to a computer’s USB port as well as a clip similar to the iPod shuffle (2nd generation). iPod shuffle (3rd generation) is smaller that either of the previous two models and has one status light compared with two on previous generations of iPod shuffle.

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iPod classic (120 GB)
The iPod classic (120 GB) is a hard drive-based iPod featuring a large, widescreen color display, a Click Wheel, and the capability of displaying photos and videos. Like other models, it uses USB for syncing. The iPod classic is available in silver and black, and has an anodized aluminum and polished stainless steel enclosure.

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iPod touch (2nd generation)
iPod touch (2nd generation) features a 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display and 8 GB, 16 GB, or 32 GB flash drive. You can browse the web with Safari and watch YouTube videos with Wi-Fi. You can also search, preview, and buy songs from the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store on iPod touch.
The iPod touch (2nd generation) can be distinguished from previous iPod touch models by its contoured design and oval shaped antennae cover in the back upper left corner.

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iPod touch
iPod touch features a 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display and 8 GB, 16 GB, or 32 GB flash drive. You can browse the web with Safari and watch YouTube videos on the first-ever Wi-Fi iPod. You can also search, preview, and buy songs from the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store on iPod touch.

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iPod classic
The iPod classic is a hard drive-based iPod (80 GB or 160 GB) featuring a large, widescreen color display, a Click Wheel, and the capability of displaying photos and videos. Like other models, it uses USB for syncing. The iPod classic is available in silver and black, and has an anodized aluminum and polished stainless steel enclosure.

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You can distinguish the iPod classic from the iPod (5th generation) by the last three digits of the serial number. The iPod classic serial number’s last three digits will be one of the following: Y5N, YMU, YMV, and YMX.
iPod nano (5th generation)

The iPod nano (5th generation) brings video to your music with the new built-in video camera.
And for that extra kick: a larger screen and a polished aluminum finish in nine brilliant colors.
The iPod nano (5th generation) features:
* The iPod nano video camera help you Shoot high-quality video in portrait or landscape ;
* The iPod nano now has a polished anodized aluminum finish in nine electrifying colors. And a larger 2.2-inch color display for your viewing pleasure;
* Genius Makes music mixes has never been easier;
* FM radio + Live Pause. Return of the radio star;
* Pedometer and Nike + iPod ;
* Note to self:Voice Memos are here.

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Finally words, after reading this article , I’m sure you’ve already been familiar with Apple iPod. Next, please focus on Apple black Friday discount/deal for its iPod products. And hope you could find the low cost and high quality iPod for Xmas.

on Nov 18, 2009 | YouTube Videos

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I POd 30 GB Please wait very Low Battery


Your ipod needs a new battery and possibly a new hard drive.You can either repair this yourself or have someone do this service for you.

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May 02, 2010 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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My Ipod Video 30 GB shows a sad face. What do i do?


It looks like there is some kind of software problem with your iPod.
First, power up your iPod (showing the sad face). Try pressing the center and menu buttons at the same time, and holding it like this until the iPod shuts off (after about 5 seconds). This should 'force-restart' the iPod.
If this doesn't work, plug your iPod into your computer, open iTunes, select your iPod in the left-hand menu and click Restore. Note that all songs/photos/videos will be erased by this procedure.
Should this also fail, you can try leaving your iPod turned on (with the sad face), and wait for the battery to completely run out (the iPod should not turn on at all anymore). Leave the iPod unpowered for about an hour, recharge it, and retry the above steps.
Hope this helped,
tS

Dec 10, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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30 gb ipod has sad face and low battery icons


could be bad charger or time to replace the battery. lots of places sell new ipod batteries.
does it work if you leave it plugged into your computer for a few hours? if it does not then its a bad abttery.

Sep 23, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Flashing icons while charging... am I really charging?


If the iPod is showing the "Sad iPod face" icon, this means that the hard drive inside the iPod (located on the logic/circuit board) has died/failed and needs to be replaced. If you plan on replacing this part, you may also need to purchase and solder a new battery to the iPod logic board if you were to do it yourself.

May 26, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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Ipod sad face 30 gb


The sad face icon mean's your hard drive has had it! =[
You can buy a new one from ebay!

May 21, 2008 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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IPod does not charge


Search for 'The iPod battery Unplugged' it will probably help you diagnose the problem cheaper than apple will

Nov 27, 2007 | Audio Players & Recorders

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Nano and iPod "Color"


Upon first glance it would be safe to assume that the iPod nano is a "micro" version of the iPod "Color" models, and in a few ways this is a safe statement. Both systems use the "Clickwheel" (which places pressure sensitive navigation buttons underneath the scroll wheel), have color displays, have software that uses color for all interface elements and applications, use the "Myriad" font, and are capable of displaying photographs in addition to playing music and transporting files. At 3.5 inches tall, 1.6 inches wide, and 0.27 inches thick the iPod nano is both physically smaller, compared to 4.1 inches tall, 2.4 inches wide, and 0.75 inches thick for the iPod "Color" models, and holds less data on 2.0 GB or 4.0 GB of Flash Memory, compared to 20 GB, 30 GB, 40 GB, or 60 GB hard drives for the iPod "Color" models. However, there are also some important differences between the iPod nano and iPod "Color" models as well. Unlike the iPod "Color" models, the iPod nano lacks video out, and as a result, can display photographs on the internal display "loaded" from a computer, but cannot display photographs on a television or projector. The iPod nano also does not support the iPod Camera Connector or third-party solutions, so photos cannot be transferred from a camera either. However, in addition to the calendar, contacts, and notes software from previous models, the iPod nano includes additional software functionality, such as a "Screen Lock" security feature, a stopwatch, and a "world clock".

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