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Price: $179.98

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Category: MP3 Players

Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 (137 votes)

Released: 2006-09-20

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Apple 30 GB iPod AAC/MP3 Video Player Black (5.5 Generation) by Apple

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  • iPod holds 7500 songs, many hours of video, lots of photos, and more on 30 GB of storage
  • Download songs, podcasts, videos, video games, and extra from the iTunes Store
  • Huge, 2.5-inch, 320×240-pixel, color computer screen is 60-% brighter
  • Search function lets you type out the title of a song with the Click on Wheel for immediate outcomes
  • Measures 2.four x 4.1 x zero.forty three inches (WxHxD) and weighs 4.eight ounces


Now you could buy motion pictures from the iTunes Store and sync them to your iPod, the entire world is your theater. With the Apple 30 GB iPod with Video Playback in hand, these films fit simply subsequent to TV displays, new iPod games, podcasts, audiobooks, photo albums, and, after all, a whole library of tune up to 7500 songs. How a lot can your pocket dangle That's as much as you and your iPod, but irrespective of the way you organize it, the iPod holds a whole lot of songs and quite a lot of hours of video.

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Now that you would be able to buy movies from the iTunes Store and sync them to your iPod, the whole world is your theater. With the Apple 30 GB iPod with Video Playback in hand, those motion pictures fit without difficulty subsequent to TV presentations, new iPod games, podcasts, audiobooks, photo albums, and, after all, an entire library of music–as much as 7500 songs. How much can your pocket cling? That's as much as you and your iPod, but no matter the way you arrange it, the iPod holds numerous songs and numerous hours of video.

Your iPod library can now incorporate new iPod games, feature motion pictures, and as much as 7,500 songs.

The identical nice iPod interface and ease of use that goes nice in any hand.

With your entire song at your fingertips, you may by no means need to cease listening. Fortunate factor your iPod plays audio for hours and hours, or in the event you'd slightly watch, which you can feast your eyes on motion pictures and TV shows for a few hours with out draining your battery. And you could rely on the iPod to help you percent gentle. It’s virtually laborious to provide an explanation for precisely how 30 GB of storage can match into an iPod that's over 30-% thinner than the previous fourth technology. However it took place, it manner which you can carry extra track and video absolutely any place you go. And with a 60-percent brighter monitor, the colourful show provides your album art, images, and video extra oomph. As all the time, iPod makes discovering what you wish to have to hear a breeze. Plus, a brand new interface lets you search your iPod using the patented Click on Wheel. And in the event you're partial to live albums, classical works, or the rest that sounds best possible when it is played continuously, iPod supports gapless playback that seamlessly transitions from one song to every other.

Track, Motion pictures and TV Presentations
Discovering and taking part in tune in your iPod is discreet. Use the Click on Wheel to regulate volume, navigate songs, or browse the Track menu via artists, composer, album, song, style, or playlist. Need to combine issues up? Simply click Shuffle Songs. iPod makes your song seem as excellent as it sounds, because of its large, shiny coloration display. Album art seems alongside your songs within the Now Playing reveal, so you will see that your song as you play it. Finally, iPod loves music as much as you do.

Now you can watch a movie while waiting in line for tickets to at least one. Download movies from the iTunes Retailer, then sync them to your iPod to watch anyplace, each time. The iPod's beautiful show–now 60-percent brighter–makes your movies pop. And thanks to enhanced video playback time, iPod keeps you entertained for several hours–even longer when you scale back brightness the usage of the new brightness control.

As for tv programs, there's all the time one thing just right on iPod. Browse heaps of episodes of your favourite TV shows on the iTunes Retailer, purchase them for only a couple dollars each and every, then sync them to your iPod. Watch remaining night's episodes this morning, or buy an entire TV series and settle in for a pocket-measurement marathon. Your whole TV episodes display so as, so that you would be able to navigate them simply, and each episode you purchase from iTunes is optimized to seem nice on the iPod's crystal-clear, 320 x 240-pixel show.

Podcasts, Audiobooks, Games, and Photographs
The iTunes Retailer options lots of free podcasts–radio-sort shows you subscribe to–together with indie favorites and offerings from giant names such as, ABC Information, Comedy Central, ESPN, PBS, NPR, and lots of more. Browse and subscribe to podcasts, then sync them to your iPod and pay attention every time. Even video podcasts sync to head, and all of your podcasts appear in their very own menu in your iPod, in order that they're easy to navigate.

The iPod measures up well, and is over 30% thinner than the previous fourth technology.

The iTunes Store is the bridge between your iPod and all the content your coronary heart needs.

The digital cabinets of the iTunes Store are stocked with thousands of audiobooks, together with such exclusives as the entire Harry Potter sequence. Download what you wish to have, sync to your iPod and catch up on your studying the audio method. Similar to podcasts, you can browse audiobooks in their own menu on your iPod. And your iPod routinely recognizes the place you left off studying and bookmarks your place, so it is straightforward to dive back into the story. You can even alternate the studying velocity to suit you–this is a perfect feature for studying a brand new language.

Now that the iTunes Retailer options iPod video games, that you would be able to preserve hours of enjoyable at your fingertips. Obtain brand-new and classic games, together with Bejeweled, Texas Grasp 'Em, Vortex, Mahjong, Mini Golf, PercentMan, Tetris, and Zuma, for just a few bucks each, then sync them to your iPod and play along along with your favourite tunes. All iPod video games from the iTunes Store are designed particularly for the fifth-technology iPod, and all of them seem to be nice on the 2.5-inch colour show.

If that you would be able to fill your iPod with photographs, then you definitely've got a ton of photography at your disposal. iPod holds tens of hundreds of pictures which you could sync from your Mac or Windows PC by way of iTunes. Use the Click Wheel to scroll via picture thumbnails the identical means you scroll thru tune titles. To look a photo full-monitor, just click the heart button. You can even view photo slideshows–full with tune–on your iPod or on a TV by means of the non-compulsory iPod Video/Picture AV Cable. Choose Slideshow Settings, make a selection the transition effect and the track, and then begin the express.

Search, Settings, and Extras
With heaps of songs, audiobooks, and extra for your iPod, you need a very simple technique to search and experience your collection. A brand-new, constructed-in search function permits you to use the Click Wheel to sort out the title of the music, artist, album, audiobook, or podcast you're looking for, and your iPod returns results in an instant as you choose letters–discovering what you wish to have couldn't be more straightforward.

The fifth-era iPod lets you customise menus, check capacity, trade your language, trade how your iPod sounds, and more, all from the easy-to-use Surroundings menu. Click on About to peer what number of songs are in your iPod and how so much room you will have left. Click on Main Menu to make a choice what items seem to your Main Menu, tweak the constructed-in equalizer, or set a maximum volume restrict–everything you need to personalize your iPod, from backlight timer to clicker sound effects, appear in Settings.

And, lastly, your iPod is loaded with extras. Everything from calendars, contacts, and the World Clock appear within the Extras menu, together with a number of extra to hand items. Take the Reveal Lock, as an example. Spin the Click on Wheel to choose a four-digit combination and give protection to your iPod from prying eyes. In case you overlook your combo, that you can reset it at your subsequent sync. Or use the built-in stopwatch to log your best occasions at the gym. And when it's eventually time to play, the Extras menu lists your entire video games, together with those you buy from the iTunes Retailer.

What's within the Box
Apple 30 GB iPod with Video Playback, earphones, USB 2.0 cable, dock adapter, case, and quick start guide.

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