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IPod Nano or any IPod ?

Discussion in 'Gadgets and Gizmos' started by ukwdwnut, May 4, 2010.

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    can they be fixed at all when the screen goes blank but music still plays?
    reason being mikeys nano went for a spin in the washing machine the weekend
     
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    Apple do out of warranty replacement for less than the price of buying a new one if he takes it into the apple store :yes: The other option is to send it away but depending on which nano it is it's never usually worth the cost when compared to buying a new iPod.
     
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    ok thx josh
     
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    i think its a 5th gen 8gb nano replacement 99 quid....it still plays music but the screen is blank

    62 quid in that tariff list
     
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    Try burying it in a bag of uncooked rice for at least two or three days, before doing anything else with it.

    My phone that went swimming in the toilet was rescued with that technique. :yes:

    Can't hurt to try!
     
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    cool so the rice sucks the moisture out, good thinking batman :D
     
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    If it's been turned on and used since though I'd say the damage was pretty much done. No harm in trying though.
     
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    it still plays the music you just cant see anything on the screen...i think it needs filing under B
     
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    Well screens are generally more sensitive than other parts when it comes to water damage (at least in my experience) :yes: Hopefully you'll get a replacement :)
     
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    so he would have to take it to an apple store?

    ive not seen one around here anywhere, will look on the apple site and find out where the closest one is
     
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    Any good? If it is if you go to the support section of their site you can book a genius appointment :yes:
     
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    well blow me, ive never seen an apple store there in all the times ive been :lol:

    ok thx josh, mike goes there quite a bit when hes home so will tell him...thx josh :)
     
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    Mick, l have washed an ipod twice,both times the same one. I have put them in abowl of rice in the airing cupboard for a week. And then it worked fine.
     
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    cool...thx siobhan will do that today :D :hug2:
     
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    well its been in the airing cupboard for 3 days and the screen isnt working still, just come on bright and nothing else...oh well at least i tried
     

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