This instructable goes over how to change the battery in your 1st Gen Ipod Nano. This ipod was found in the junk pile at instructables with a bloated battery. Next time your friend throws out their old ipod, try to fix it up!
Step 1: Supplies
You need a bit of supplies to complete this:
A Broken iPod
a note on batteries, you can get them off of ebay, but i got mine from iFixit.com.
Step 2: Desolder the Old Battery
First you need to make room for the new battery, do this by desoldering the old one from the logic board.
Step 3: Unscrew the Logic Board
There is one screw holding the logic board to the ipod, unscrew it to make it a bit easier.
Step 4: Solder the New Battery
Next carefully solder the new battery onto the board, the order from the left side of the back of the ipod is:
Step 5: Close It Back Up and Find New Problems
Lastly close the ipod back up by snapping it together and charge it!
Well not exactly, it seems that this ipod had a bit more problems than a broken battery, after charging and trying to get it to work in diagnositc mode i got the second image: a total hard drive space of 642.88GB of disk space.
But the battery works!