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Description: This is the female connector found inside the iPod itself. Mates with the v1/v2 iPod connectors listed.
i think it would begreat if you guys could offer a break out board (+ holes for feet) for this SMD female connector. this would allow people to use it with the through hole circuits.
The PCB is good for iPod connectors, but Ridax sells only the Sandisk plugs that are NOT iPod compatible.
Sparkfun now has the PodSockets http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10327
We do manufacture a breakout board for this, however SparkFun does not carry it. See http://www.podgizmo.com/products/98-ipod-ipad-iphone-female-podsocket-breakout.aspx
i agree a breakout would be awesome
That would be superb!
I have a first generation iPod Nano, and the charger port is broken, is this part what I need in order to fix it?
I’m about to perform surgery on my iPod Touch 3G (mentioned this in an above comment).
Find your device’s teardown on ifixit and follow their steps to take it apart. You will probably need several special tools, which will be mentioned there.
This connector puts all 30 pins to one layer (true surface mount) and does not pass the default DRC in Eagle. The male connector, on the other hand, can be coaxed to slide onto the edge of a board, with half the pins on each side. Any chance you can find a similar “split” female connector?
I need a housing for this, a nice plug I can connect to the docking station and still fit a small pcb. Any ideas on sources?
The dock connector on my iTouch 3G broke, and it’s no longer covered by warranty. Any thoughts on desoldering it and replacing it with this one?
Any thoughts on desoldering it and replacing it with this one?
Yeah, my thought is go for it. If it’s out of warranty, what’s the worst that could happen? I would try it, especially if you have a decent soldering iron.
Apologies for the delayed response. At the moment, I’ve devised a charging cradle that holds the iTouch at various angles, applying pressure on the dock connector which causes all the pins to make contact. This is working less effectively every day, so I will have get it backed up and do the procedure fairly soon.
I have a good soldering iron, works fine with SMT components.
The link to the pinout is now:
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