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Bought on eBay, how do I diagnose no power?

I bought this iPod on eBay. Got it today...charged it...hooked it up to my Dell-6000 with iTunes 6. installed & tried to sync my iPod...which it did. Then i took it off the cable & tried to turn it on & play my tune. It wouldn't turn on. Tried the 3 R's Nothing...Did the last R for two hours & Nothing...

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It could simply be the battery is below the charging threshold.

If you feel confident you can dismantle it and have a multimeter, dismantle it and test the battery. if the battery tests as less than 3.7V then follow the instructions here: Think I've been sold a dead iPhone 3G... - Logic Boards?

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