View Full Version : Nano 2nd gen Advertised battery time?

Jordan M
25th August 2007, 12:46 PM
I have found recently that my iPod battery is lasting less and less and upon checking the "AppleCare" site it says they will only replace once it has 50% less than advertised i am also consideing purchaseing AppleCare, as it is fairly expensive ($89) anybody know where/how to get it cheaper?

25th August 2007, 02:12 PM
I'd try eBay for APP for your iPod for cheaper. I believe that the advertised run-time for a gen 2 iPod Nano is 24hours.

Jordan M
25th August 2007, 03:31 PM

Also would this copy work for my Nano http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Applecare-Protection-Plan-for-IPOD-2-years_W0QQitemZ300144699216QQihZ020QQcategoryZ4868 0QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Just cheacking since the box looks different from the Apple site.

kim jong il
25th August 2007, 04:06 PM
That it looks different to what Apple sell should be a bit of a clue. The actual advertisement is also less than informative although the seller seems to have a proper feedback record. As Apple sell two protection plans for iPods (*AFAIK): $59 for a mini or nano (http://store.apple.com/133-622/WebObjects/australiastore.woa/wa/RSLID?mco=6C04E099&nplm=MA964FE/A) and $89 for the others (http://store.apple.com/133-622/WebObjects/australiastore.woa/wa/RSLID?mco=6C04E07A&nplm=MA518FE/A) and I have no idea how it would work at all, e.g. do you buy a serial number that then becomes linked to a product when you activate it with Apple? So basically I have no immediately helpful advice but I wouldn't be rushing out to give the guy money and feel 100% about it.

* AFAIK: i.e. I looked into it and that is what I found at the Apple store.

A link to Apple Terms and Conditions document (http://www.asia.apple.com/support/products/pdf/Terms_and_Conditions_English_APP_iPod) for those inclined.

EDIT: just message the eBay guy and ask him for what iPod model the plan is. If it turns out to be for the nano/mini then his 'buy it now' price plus $10 shipping will give you a $9 discount (and no peace of mind until activated). Don't spend it all at once. :D

Jordan M
25th August 2007, 04:14 PM
I noticed that aswell, however neither of them show the picture as shown on Ebay, anybody else able to shed some light on this?

Jordan M
25th August 2007, 04:54 PM
At that cost it would probably be better to buy directly from Apple.