Model A1137 / 1, 2, or 4 GB capacity / black or white plastic front

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What cable does this iPod need to charge? USB or FW?

Hi, I was just wondering what cable is needed for charging this iPod.. does USB work or is firewire required?


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The first gen nano will charge over either FireWire or USB- however, it will only sync over USB.

Here's a listing:

  • FW only:
    • iPod Classic generations 1-3
  • FW & USB charging and syncing:
    • iPod Classic 4th-photo
    • iPod Mini
  • FW & USB charging - syncing only over USB:
    • iPod Classic 5th-current
    • iPod nano 1-3
    • iPhone 2G
    • iPod touch 1G
  • USB only:
    • iPod nano 4G-current
    • iPod touch 2G-current
    • iPhone 3G-current

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