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Fifth Generation iPod (iPod with video) 30 GB, 60 GB - Technical Specifications

 Fifth Generation iPod (iPod with video) 30 GB, 60 GB - Technical Specifications

Configurations iPod
Model
  • MA002LL/A (30GB white)
  • MA146LL/A (30GB black)
  • MA003LL/A (60GB white)
  • MA147LL/A (60GB black)
Storage(1) and song capacity(2) 30GB (7,500 songs) or 60GB (15,000 songs)
Battery life (3) 30GB: Up to 14 hours of music playback; up to 3 hours of slideshows with music; up to 2 hours of video playback
60GB: Up to 20 hours of music playback; up to 4 hours of slideshows with music; up to 3 hours of video playback
Display 2.5-inch (diagonal) color LCD with LED backlight
iPod Ports Dock connector, stereo minijack, composite video and audio through minijack
Connectivity USB through Dock connector; composite video (with AV cable, sold separately) and audio through headphone jack or line out on the iPod Universal Dock (sold separately)
Charge time About 4 hours (2-hour fast charge to 80% capacity)
Audio support AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Music Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, WAV, AIFF
Photo support Syncs iPod-viewable photos in JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only) and PNG formats
Video support H.264 video: up to 768 Kbps, 320 x 240, 30 frames per sec., Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC up to 160 Kbps, 48 Khz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats
MPEG-4 video: up to 2.5 mbps, 480 x 480, 30 frames per sec., Simple Profile with AAC-LC up to 160 Kbps, 48 Khz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats
Size
(in inches)
4.1 x 2.4 x 0.43
4.1 x 2.4 x 0.55
Weight 4.8 ounces
5.5 ounces
Included software (4) iTunes for Mac and Windows
Included accessories Earbud headphones, USB cable, Dock Adapter, case
Documentation Electronic Features Guide and Printed Quick Start Guide
Limited warranty and service Your iPod comes with single incident telephone support for the first 90 days and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan for iPod to extend your service and support to two full years. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-certified technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple support or call 800-823-2775.
Options & Accessories:
iPod
Available from the online Apple Store or an authorized Apple reseller.
Dock and cases
  • iPod Universal Dock MA045G/A
  • iPod Socks (set of five: green, purple, gray, blue, orange and pink) M9720G/A
Remote control
  • Apple Remote MA128G/A
Cables and adapters
  • iPod Camera Connector M9861G/A
  • iPod AV Cable M9765G/A
  • iPod USB Power Adapter M9837LL/A
  • USB 2.0 to Apple iPod Dock Connector Cable M9569G/A
  • World Travel Adapter Kit M8794G/B
Headphones
  • In-Ear Headphones M9394G/A
Services
  • AppleCare Protection Plan M9404LL/A
Technical Specifications: iPod

Capacity

  • 30GB or 60GB hard drive(1)
  • Holds 7,500 to 15,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format(2)
  • Holds up to 25,000 iPod-viewable photos(2)
  • Holds over 1,000 (30GB) or 2,000 (60GB) videos(2)
  • Stores data via USB hard drive

Display

  • 2.5 inch (diagonal) QVGA transflective, over 65,000-color liquid crystal display with white LED backlight
  • 320 x 240 pixel resolution, .156-mm dot pitch
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

Audio

  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Audio formats supported: AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Music Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV
  • Upgradable firmware enables support for future audio formats

Video

  • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 768 Kbps, 320 x 240, 30 frames per sec., Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC up to 160 Kbps, 48 KHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 480 x 480, 30 frames per sec., Simple Profile with AAC-LC up to 160 Kbps, 48 KHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats
  • Upgradable firmware enables support for future video formats

Headphones

  • Earbud-style headphones with 18-mm drivers using Neodymium transducer magnets
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Impedance: 32 ohms

Mac system requirements

  • Macintosh computer with USB port (USB 2.0 recommended)
  • Mac OS X v10.3.9 or later

Windows system requirements

  • PC with USB port or card (USB 2.0 recommended)
  • Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 or later, or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later

Customizable settings

  • Customize main menu
  • Create multiple On-the-Go playlists
  • Adjust audiobook playback speed
  • Clicker playback through headphones
  • Rate songs
  • Shuffle songs or albums
  • Repeat one or all
  • Sound Check on or off
  • 20 Equalizer settings
  • Backlight timer
  • Alarms on, off or silent
  • Sleep timer
  • Date and time
  • Display time in menu bar
  • Contacts sort and display by first or last names
  • Clicker on or off
  • Photo slideshow settings:
    • Music from Now Playing, iPhoto (Mac), or iTunes playlists
    • Time per slide (manual) 2, 3, 5, 10, or 20 seconds
    • Repeat on or off
    • Shuffle photos on or off
    • Transitions off, random, cube across, cube down, dissolve, page flip, push across, push down, radial, swirl, wipe across, wipe down, wipe from center
    • TV out on, off or ask
    • TV signal PAL or NTSC
  • Voice recording settings:
    • Low (22.05 KHz, mono)
    • High (44.1 KHz, stereo)
  • Languages: Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese and Turkish
  • Additional language support for display of song, album and artist information: Bulgarian, Croatian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian and Ukrainian

Environmental requirements

  • Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
  • Non operating temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3000 m)

Input and output

  • iPod
    • Dock connector
    • 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack
  • iPod Universal Dock
    • Dock connector
    • Audio and composite video output
    • S-video output

Power and battery(3)

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
  • Playback time (30GB model)
    • Music playback time: Up to 14 hours when fully charged
    • Photo slideshow with music viewing time: Up to 3 hours when fully charged
    • Video playback time: Up to 2 hours when fully charged
  • Playback time (60GB model)
    • Music playback time: Up to 20 hours when fully charged
    • Photo slideshow with music viewing time: Up to 4 hours when fully charged
    • Video playback time: Up to 3 hours when fully charged
  • Charging via USB or FireWire to computer system or power adapter (sold separately)
    • Fast-charge time: about 2 hours (charges up to 80% of battery capacity)
    • Full-charge time: about 4 hours

Size and weight (30GB model)

  • Height: 4.1 inches
  • Width: 2.4 inches
  • Depth: 0.43 inches
  • Weight: 4.8 oz

Size and weight (60GB model)

  • Height: 4.1 inches
  • Width: 2.4 inches
  • Depth: 0.55 inches
  • Weight: 5.5 oz
  1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  2. Song capacity is based on 4 minutes per song and 128-Kbps AAC encoding; photo capacity is based on iPod-viewable photos transferred from iTunes; video capacity is based on 4 minutes per H.264 750-Kbps video combined with 128-Kbps audio.
  3. Up to 20 hours of battery life refers to 60GB model and music playback.
  4. iPod and iTunes are for legal or rightholder-authorized copying only. Don’t steal music.
  • Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. See www.apple.com/batteries for more information.

Last Modified: Oct 13, 2008
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