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Where can I find a cheap ZIF to USB adapter for an old iPod hard drive? Answered

I have the hard drive out of a friend's 80GB iPod Classic. I don't know if it still works: the iPod didn't turn on after he dropped it in the toilet, but I found a scorched IC on the main board. The cheapest I've found is $7 on eBay, but I don't want to waste $7 on a drive that may or may not work. Any suggestions for where to get one even cheaper, or how to test the drive?

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gmjhowe (author)2009-06-20

You could google, find out which contacts are for power, and make shift a way to power the drive, if you hear it start up, might be worth investing in the hdd adapter.

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