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US video ipod same as UK video ipod?

Discussion in 'Headphones, Earphones & Portable Music' started by reavil, Nov 4, 2005.

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  1. reavil

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    I'm going to the states in a few days. I can get a 60Gb Video ipod there for £225

    Will I have any power, warrenty or compatablity problems when I bring it back to the uk?

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    Well, they all charge from USB or Firewire, the warranty is with Apple, and (as far as I know... ;) ) American mp3s are the same as UK ones.

    Seriously, though, no problems - unless you get nabbed coming through customs that is, and they whack import duties on.
     
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    I thought the new ipod only charges/transfers by usb now, hasnt the firewire option been deleted.?
     
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    Nope it charges fine with FW, not that I would ever use a PC to charge from.
     
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    Thanks :thumbsup:
     
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    Do the european ones still have volume limiters to keep the European health and safety busy bodies happy?
     
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    Strange you should say firewire is still supported because I don't think it is on the new 5g Ipods.

    I just had a quick look on the net and apparently you can still charge them through firewire but you can't transfer files. The hardware needed would make the new ipods a bit fat and more expensive.
     
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    We never said that it supported FW transfers, we only confirmed it could charge via FW. As you said FW transfer is no more.
     

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