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Ipod nano Hello, I have a question about my ipod nano. I currently have the cheaper white audio/video cable cord and I am trying to hook it up to my tv. The problem is, there is no video when I do so. The audio is working fine though. Radio Shack told me that I had to buy an apple video cord which is fifty dollars, but I thought that there may be a way for this to work. Could anyone help me?

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No you have to have that special cable which takes all 3 signals (video, left audio and right audio) out of the headphone jack and splits them into 3 separate cables for the TV.

This one here will do the trick:

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Ipod wont turn on

There are several reasons why your iPod Nano may not turn on or awake out of its "Sleep Mode." This can be extremely irritating if you wish to use your iPod Nano, but the device is constantly malfunctioning. You may not need to take your iPod Nano in to be repaired if the player doesn't turn on as normal. There are a variety of different fixes that you can attempt as a way to get the Nano to turn on.
Flip the iPod Nano's "Hold" switch to "OFF." The iPod Nano cannot be turn on if the switch is set to "ON." Reset the iPod Nano. Move the "Hold" switch to "ON" and then "OFF." Then, press down the "Select" and "Menu" buttons on the Nano. Hold those buttons for about eight seconds. The Apple logo will then become visible on the iPod Nano. Once this occurs, try turning the iPod Nano on once again. Connect the iPod Nano to an iPod charger or a computer that is turned on via the iPod Nano's USB cord. Charge the Nano for at least 30 minutes. Then, try to turn the Nano on. Update the iPod Nano's software. Connect the Nano to your computer via the player's USB cable. Open iTunes, and click the iPod Nano's name on the left part of iTunes. Click the "Summary" option at the top of iTunes. Then, click on the "Check for Updates" button that's positioned in the middle of iTunes. Follow the instructions that appear inside iTunes in order to install the updates on the Nano. Hope this helps.

Jan 22, 2013 | Apple iPod nano

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Can you hook up ipod touch to a HD TV or media player

Yes. What you need is an adapter from apple, depending on the type of input your HDTV has. If you need composite, generally denoted by a single yellow RCA video connector and two (Red and White) RCA audio connectors, you need this cable: Please note that Composite is not an HD signal. Although iPods are not able to output a true HD signal, over component (see below), they will output a slightly higher signal. If you require a Composite connection, denoted by three RCA video connectors (Red, Green and Blue, labeled Pr, Y, and Pb, respectively) plus two (Red and White) RCA audio connectors, then you need this cable: Also note that video out on iPods is only supported for certain video formats/video playing apps. Before buying a cable, you should most certainly research whether the videos/apps you are playing/using support video out.

Dec 31, 2010 | Apple iPod touch

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How do you play a movie that is downloaded on the ipod on the t.v.?

To connect your ipod to the TV you will need a ipod audio video cable. The link below will bring you to a great video tutorial on the process.

I hope that information above has helped is some way.
If possible please rate this solution.

Sep 02, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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Can an 8GB ipod nano download tv shows and movies?

Google a program called
Video Download Studio
then you can use it FREE download video or audio form YouTube, google, metacafe, redtube, dailymotion etc. attention:

download function is no need to register
you can also use it to convert video to audio, video to video, audio to audio.
use it convert video to mp3 mp4 for your iPod

Jan 10, 2010 | Apple iPod nano

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Nano can't be found on computer or home pc the window on nano shows needs connection even though it is connected

1. Try another USB cord or USB cable. 2. Restrart your computer for a try.
3. Reset or restore your iPod for a try, this way can fix many general iPod problems. If you don't know how to do that, you may refer to this iPod tips
4. Download and install the latest version fo iTunes for a try.
5. You may try this iPod transfer, it's a nice iTunes alternative that can help you upload music and video to iPod, I always use it to sync my iPod when my iTunes can't recognize my iPod, it's easy to use and works pretty well
If you have any other questions, feel free to email me.

Dec 26, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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I have a 120 gig classic ipod, and i have 3 white

It is probably a short in the connector inside the unit going from the screen to the circuit board. You can replace the screen yourself, just have to do some google searching. Also, if you wanted to connect your Ipod to a TV, you can plug an RCA cable into the sound port. You have to have the cable that has three prongs on one end (yellow for video, red & white for sound), the other end of this cable is a 3.5" (headphone) audio plug. Classic iPods export video data from the sound headphone jack!

Jul 05, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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Hey guys!! I am unable to upload music videos or any video to my IPOD NANO 8GB. please help me immediately

You shud use iTunes ?

try another cable
or restore ur Ipod with itunes(hsud be connected)

Jun 05, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

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Ipod touch connector

Hello serafineb,

The Alpine Full Speed cable for the iPod supports the following versions:

Fourth generation iPod
Fifth generation iPod
iPod photo
iPod mini
iPod nano

According to their website it does not appear that Alpine currently has a cable for the iPod touch. They do, however, make a "generic" cable for most MP3 players that connects directly to the earphone jack. Although this would not allow you to control the iPod from your stereo's head unit, you should be able to connect the iPod touch via this cable to play music through your car stereo.

More information about the "generic" cable can be found here.

Best Regards,
"Go Ahead. Use Us."

Jun 17, 2008 | Apple iPod touch

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Ipod is Not Being Recognized by Computer

First ipod cables only work on ipod.
Second if you bent the connections (even just one) so that it is not connecting inside your ipod you will need to get that fixed.
You should reboot your computer and try again first though.

Apr 11, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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