Enter your email to get updates on this discussion. As the count of reallocated sectors increases, the read/write speed tends to become worse because the drive head is forced to seek to the reserved area whenever a remap is accessed. I guess with an iPod it isn't as much of an issue, since the computer is the backup for the iPod. Just a thought for anyone reading this thread looking for a solution to their HDD failure.Click to expand... http://btcherb.com/ipod-classic/ipod-classic-smart-data-error.php
You can then pull ribbon cable out and set back plate to the side. But I figured I'd post a message on here for you to give you an honest option for whatever type of repair your ipod might need. it worked!! I don't think it's a case of loose bits in the hard drive (as that would completely destroy it sooner rather than later) but rather an issue with the (hard drive) https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1782446?start=0
no good, and i've run some tests that showed me errors at around the 17gb mart +/- a few gb. No luck. ---------- vmaniqui said: ↑ that's what happened with my classic. Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Now when i plug it in, it turns on, and the screen comes on for like 5 seconds, then it shuts off, but the drive keeps spinning.
i know. but am hoping this HDD will last me a long time - am really hoping as i really had a hard time opening the classic and couldn't imagine myself doing that Roughly Speaking podcast: 'The Birth Of A Natio... Ipod Classic Hard Drive Failure can't beat the price.
Sign in to make your opinion count. Ipod Classic Hard Drive Repair Service Thank you SO MUCH for posting this. But on a Classic (120GB) I can't figure out how to run the actual hard drive test myself. http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/5961/how-to-fix-an-ipod-classic-with-a-bad-hard-drive Hardware mode indicated a bad HD so I threw in the towel--over a month ago.
Up next How to Restore a Broken iPod - Duration: 2:36. Ipod Classic Reallocs share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply matthew2926, Mar 25, 2015 matthew2926 macrumors 6502 Joined: Sep 13, 2013 Location: Michigan #15 vmaniqui said: ↑ i Couple of small points: - I use macs and pcs. It is a 160GB Gen 7 Classic and upon the least sync to add 4 new songs and to include a new playlist, it will play 2/3 of one song, skips
That is until I opened it up, put the folded business card between the metal case and the hard drive like you said and voila!
Under Check disk options, select *Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors*. Ipod Classic Smart Data This is one of the times I would have rather been able to talk to a real employee. Ipod Classic Hard Drive Test PS - i wish i tried the SSD but they're quite expensive for me.Click to expand...
Ive tried resetting it. Honestly, I've used a hard drive based model for so long of my own ipods and never had a hard drive go bad on me, truly pretty much luck and nothing it works fine. [ Reply to This | # ] One possible fix for iPods with hard drive issues Authored by: tigfox on Jan 23, '07 01:32:39AM 4G hard drives are http://btcherb.com/ipod-classic/ipod-classic-hdd-smart-data-error.php It'll usually stay connected to the cable itself.
and that it probably would be cheaper to just buy a new one soo...i was screwed by apple... Ipod Classic Hard Drive Replacement Phones Pick of the Week Press Rel Printers Reviews Scanners Site News Storage Devices System System 10.4 System 10.5 System 10.6 System 10.7 System 10.8 System 10.9 UNIX Web Browsers i cracked it open slid in a business card.
then that's a great deal for $129. I ran a play test on this battery with a full charge to see how long the battery would play on one charge on around 2/3's volume. Go slow so as not to break anything...I used two watch repair straight head screw drivers. Ipod Hard Drive Repair Service in the end i decided to just get myself an ipod nano and had been using it for awhile now.
I would prefer to pay to have it repaired for their white refurb box ones rather than do it myself just yet. I then left the battery unplugged overnight. Sign in 65 2 Don't like this video? http://btcherb.com/ipod-classic/ipod-classic-diagnostic-smart-data-error.php Abraham Levit 1,857,821 views 7:46 Swapping an iPod HD to an SSD - Duration: 6:24.
An easy $300 save. [robg adds: I haven't tested this on my iPod, and would probably only recommend it as a last-chance fix.
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