iPod nano (1st Gen) Replacement Battery

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iPod nano (1st Gen) Replacement Battery

$14.99

$14.99

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Product Details

Description

Description

Replace a dead or damaged 400 mAh battery for your 1st generation iPod nano with this part. Installation requires soldering to the logic board.

Kit Contents

Kit Contents

  • New 400 mAh Replacement Battery
  • Small Phillips #00 Screwdriver
  • Plastic Opening Tool
  • Spudger

Additional Required Tools:

Note

Lithium ion battery shipping regulations limit the shipping methods for orders containing batteries. Domestic orders may only be shipped via Standard shipping. iFixit is not able to ship batteries internationally or outside the contiguous US at this time. iFixit Customer Support will contact you if your order needs to be modified after it is placed.

Warning

Lithium-ion batteries pose a fire hazard if they begin to swell due to age or defect. Learn more about how to safely handle a battery that may be swollen.

Compatibility

Repair Stories

My Problem

the old battery was down to 40 minutes run time on a full charge. time for a new battery.

My Fix

opening the case was the hardest part. once that hurdle was overcome the rest was pretty straight forward. ipod is like new, plays for several hours now.

My Advice

i did not disconnect any of the ribbon cables between t . . .

My Problem

My 1G iPod Nano wasn't holding a charge. It would only last about an hour before zeroing out :(

My Fix

The instructions were easy enough to understand. Some of the soldering was a little challenging, almost like I needed three or four hands at once....but voila! Done and Done! Looks exactly like it did . . .

My Problem

Battery not holding charge for long.

My Fix

Excellent. My wife is happy with her "new" iPod.

My Advice

I placed a comment on the guide page as to the modifications to the process I made. Much simpler. Less skill required.

My Problem

The battery doesn't work perfectly and was old. Also the new iPod battery that ifixit sell have more mAh so I've decided to change it.

My Fix

The repair was long and I was been careful. At the end the iPod worked perfectly and the battery give me more hours.

My Advice

I have an important advice about the ground str . . .

My Problem

First generation iPod nano was lasting less than two hours on the original battery.

My Fix

Repair went smoothly. Took about three hours from start to finish.

My Advice

Take your time.

My Problem

I bought a used iPod nano on ebay and the battery didn't work (they didn't tell me about that part)so I decided to try and fix it.

My Fix

I have used a soldering iron before so, I thought how hard can this be. Watched the video acouple of times. It was very straight forward. My iron might have gotten too . . .

My Problem

The battery in the Nano I found was dead. I guess that's why it was thrown out.

My Fix

The repair was relatively easy and straightforward. Getting the case open is tricky, especially as the plastic tool provided doesn't hold up too well against the Nano's metal backing. But the instructions were easy to . . .

My Problem

After 5 years of operation my Daughters little iPod nano (G1) gave up the ghost due to a faulty battery. The battery actually expanded and "popped" the case open. My daughter was distraught that she could not listen to here "Phineas & Ferb".

My Fix

Repair was easy. The case was already open due to the bloat . . .

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