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A Samsung EVO 1TB mSATA drive into a iPod model MC297?

After successfully installing a new headphone jack and hold switch into my ipod Classic (Thanks to ifixit.com and member input). I am not afraid of it anymore. And perhaps it is going to my head.

I want to install a 1 tb ssd into it. As I understand it, I need a mSATA drive. I notice one for sale call a SAMSUNG 850 EVO mSATA 1TB Mini-SATA (mSATA) Internal SSD Single Unit Version MZ-M5E1T0BW on sale. Will this will work? My ipod model number is MC297 which according to the RapidRepair site is upgradeable to 1 TB.

What else do I need. The think that I need a zif connector? And a larger battery?

Thanks for the past and future help!

Mark

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Tarkan iFlash-Sata is the only working one for mSATA. It's been tested that the 850 don't work well or at all, good with the 840.

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Thanks for the info, rgarjr! Wish you had replied earlier as the SSD drive arrived in the mail yesterday. (They have a 30-day return policy and I have yet to open the package. Would you advise returning it without trying it? I have noticed a SAMSUNG 850 based ipod on eBay.

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I guess u can try it but some people had no luck making it work. Only the 840s are known to work well.

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Hi, have you make it work with the 850 or change it to the 840? I'd been searching around and the only thing I found is a problem with the voltage. Thanks.

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@emoticom No, I sent it back. I found a better method and site dedicated to the problem. Google "tarkan iflash"

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Thank you @mark , the thing with 840 is that is difficult to find, and when you do is even more expensive than 850. Hope Tarkan make it work with other 1TB mSATA SSD.

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