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Apple iPodHard disk MP3 Player/Recorder
Intro: 5/2003
In: line(?). Out: headphone/line. Data: USB 2.0, Firewire4.1" x 2.4" x 0.62", 5.6 oz

Description (3rd Generation model):

  • Employs Wolfson WM8731 audio codec (ADC and DAC functions, with mic and line level inputs).
  • Available in 10, 15 and 30GB models
  • 15-30GB models come with docking stand
  • 2" 160x128 pixel backlit grayscale LED panel (0.24mm dot pitch)
  • Output formats: AAC (16-320kbps), MP3 (32-320kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible, AIFF, WAV
  • Recording mode discovered by hackers (see link below). Currently available only in test mode, and only capable of recording a few seconds of audio, the feature is sure to be made available as a normal function in future firmware releases from Apple. A line-input cable (coupling through the docking connector) is rumored to become available. Currently recordings can only be made through the headphone jack.

    Apple's feature list:

  • Customize main menu
  • Create On-The-Go playlists
  • Rate songs
  • Shuffle songs or albums
  • Repeat one or all
  • Sound Check on or off
  • 20 Equalizer settings
  • Backlight timer
  • Display contrast
  • Alarms on, off or silent
  • Sleep timer
  • Date and time
  • Display time in menu bar
  • Contacts sort and display by first or last names
  • Clicker on or off
  • Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Finnish, Swedish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese

Included Accessories: Earbuds, AC adapter, 4-to-6 pin Firewire adapter, dock connector to Firewire cable. 15GB and 30GB models: Docking stand.


Specifications: headphone amp: 30mW+30mW rms


Battery LifePlayRecharge
Built-in LiIon (630mAh)8 hr80%: 1hr, 100%: 3hr

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