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I was wondering a few things, seeing as I'm really getting into audiophile territory these days, and have always been living under the saying, "If it works, it can still work better." and "It can only be fixed after you've broken it" I was wondering if anyone has a few pics of the inside of a G6 ipod classic.... I was hoping to track out the DAC/opamp scenario and see if I could mod my ipod to get some more out of it. Similar to the imods, but they have no support for the G6 classics.

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I'm all for replacing small components, etc. and if I screw it up, it's still under warranty I'd love to do something similar to the 5/5.5G mod that they offer, but on my own... maybe replace the DAC chip...and the battery while I'm at it.
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post #2 of 19
Here's a good thread for you to read through
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f6/app...ano-1g-269604/

Not specifically for your version, but I believe there is talk of gen 6 modding once you get a few pages in.
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Arrg chipp, I was going to link him that...but meh. Read that, it's pretty comprehensive.
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thanks CHipp.... 20pages in and only one mention of the 6th gen.... but I'm still unsure if mine is 5.5gen or 6th gen... its an 80GB Black.... purchased last Xmas...
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5.5 -



6/Classic -



The simplest way to tell is that 5.5 is glossy and 6 is matte.
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6th gen it is, thanks for that one, I had googled it and people just talked about the thickness of them...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
6th gen it is, thanks for that one, I had googled it and people just talked about the thickness of them...
They don't have mods for the 6gen yet, but give it time and I bet it will.
if you have a 5.5g or 5 you can add bluetooth, LEDS, iMod it, change battery,
make it use compact flash. an LOD will do you good for the ipod 6gen for now :] [with a nice amp]
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but I;d still like to have clearer bass, from a LO mod inside straight off the DAC...
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are you currently using a LOD?

If you mod the iPod then you'll need a more expensive LOD that has caps inside it.
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