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Plugged the iPod into a wall socket without a transformer...

I stupidly changed the plug on my iPod's charger (as I've moved country). I didn't realise that there was a transformer on the former plug and when I plugged my Ipod (160GB Classic) in, it pretty much blew... Now, the unit is completely dead and the only thing that happens when plugging it in to my PC is that the bottom heats up. Have I completely trashed it or would a replacement Logic Board solve the problem? Would the hard drive still be OK?

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Sorry to say it, but it's toast. Go and get a new one and be more careful. As for the hard drive, it should be fine - but there is no way to determine that without being able to hook it up and try to access it.

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