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Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic - MC297LL/A

Abt Model: MC297LLA
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Regular Price $249.00
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Holds Up To 40,000 Songs In 128-Kbps AAC Format, 25,000 iPod-Viewable Photos And 200 Hours Of Video/ 2.5" (Diagonal) Color LCD With LED Backlight/ 320x240-Pixel Resolution/ Mac And Windows Compatible/ Black Finish
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MC297LLA - Apple 160GB Black 7th Generation iPod Classic

Packing a wide range of advanced features in a compact design, the Apple iPod 160GB Classic Black is your perfect companion that keeps boredom at bay. With a huge 160GB capacity, it gives you ample storage spacefor storing up to 40,000 songs, 200 hours of video, 25,000 photos and more. With the Genius feature, it automatically creates playlist based on your mood. For easy navigation, it features a Click Wheel that lets you scroll through your music library effortlessly. Integrating a vivid 2.5-inch display, this Apple iPod Classic 7th Generation lets you watch your favorite TV shows (on subscriptions) and movies. If you are tired of listening to music, then this iPod with LCD display comes with three games, Vortex, iQuiz, and Klondike that keeps you entertained. With the built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery, it offers hours of uninterrupted fun on the go.

See All iPod ClassicsFeatures:

  • Meet a musical Genius
    Say you’re listening to a song you really like and want to hear other tracks that go great with it. With a few clicks, the Genius feature finds the songs in your library that go great together and makes a Genius playlist for you. You can listen to the playlist right away, save it for later, or even refresh it and give it another go. Count on Genius to create a mix you wouldn’t have thought of yourself
  • Hold everything
    iPod classic gives you 160GB of storage capacity, good for up to 40,000 songs, 200 hours of video, 25,000 photos, or any combination. And you get up to 36 hours of battery life, so you can keep on rocking for a long, long time
  • Click to enjoy
    Finding exactly what you want to watch or listen to is easy. Use the Click Wheel to browse by album art with Cover Flow or navigate your songs and videos by playlist, artist, album, genre, and more. You can also search for specific titles and artists. Want to mix things up? Click Shuffle Songs for a different experience every time
  • Leave no tune behind
    With 160GB of space, iPod classic means you can always have your entire music and movie library with you. Carry it from the living room to a party in the backyard. Or take it on a cross-country road trip and never listen to the same song twice
  • Watch movies and TV shows
    The vivid 2.5-inch display makes video come alive. Purchase or rent movies, buy TV shows, and download video podcasts from the iTunes Store, then sync them to your iPod classic to watch anywhere, anytime
  • Play iPod games
    Put hours of fun at your fingertips. iPod classic comes with three games — Vortex, iQuiz, and Klondike — and you can purchase games such as Cake Mania from the iTunes Store. All iPod games are designed specifically for the iPod interface
  • Share your photos
    iPod classic uses iTunes to sync the photos you have in iPhoto on a Mac. You can view photo slideshows complete with music and transitions on iPod classic, or play them on a TV using an optional Apple component or composite AV cable

Specifications:

Capacity

  • 160GB hard drive
  • Holds up to 40,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
  • Holds up to 25,000 iPod-viewable photos
  • Holds up to 200 hours of video
  • Stores data via USB hard drive

Display

  • 2.5-inch (diagonal) color LCD with LED backlight
  • 320-by-240-pixel resolution at 163 pixels per inch

Audio

  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit

Headphones

  • Earphones
  • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Impedance: 32 ohms

Video

  • H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

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, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese

Input and output

  • Dock connector
  • 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack

Battery and power

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Playback time
    • Music playback time: Up to 36 hours when fully charged
    • Video playback time: Up to 6 hours when fully charged
  • Charging via USB 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

Mac system requirements

  • Mac computer with USB 2.0 port
  • Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later
  • iTunes 9 or later

Windows system requirements

  • PC with USB 2.0 port
  • Windows Vista or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
  • iTunes 9 or later

Environmental requirements

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

What's In The Box:

  • iPod classic
  • Earphones
  • USB 2.0 cable
  • Dock adapter
  • Quick Start guide

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 4.1"
  • Width: 2.4"
  • Depth: 0.41"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 4.9 oz
  • Shipping: 1 lb.

 

Built-in SpeakerNo
iPod TypeClassic
iPod Generation7th
Audio Playback Time36 Hours
Average Battery Life36 Hours
Recharge Time4 Hours
Power SourceBuilt-in Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, USB
Display Resolution320x240
Display Size2.5
Display TypeColor LCD
TouchscreenNo
Storage Capacity160GB
Storage TypeHard Drive
Song Capacity40,000
Supported Audio FormatsAAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV
Supported Bit Rate128 kbps
Video PlaybackYes
Video Capacity200 Hours
Video Resolution640x480
Video Playback Time6 Hours
Supported Video FormatsH.264 AVC
Photo PlaybackYes
Photo Capacity25,000 Photos
Supported Image FormatsJPEG
TunerNo
AM PresetsNo
FM PresetsNo
Headphone Output3.5-mm Stereo Headphone Jack
Headphone TypeApple Earphones
Remote ControlNo
Built-in ClockYes
TimerYes
Voice RecordingNo
Wireless TechnologyNo
Impedance32 ohms
Frequency Response20 - 20,000 Hz
Supported LanguagesCzech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
Supported SoftwareiTunes 9 or later
Compatible O/SMac OS x v10.4.11, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional
Included AccessoriesDock Adapter, Earphones
Width (inches)2.4
Height (inches)4.1
Depth (inches)0.41
  

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Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic
 
4.7

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lots of storage (13)
  • Easy to set up (12)
  • Simple controls (12)
  • Sleek/compact (12)
  • Great sound (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anywhere (12)
    • Gym / working out (7)
    • Travel (7)
    • At work (5)
    • Commuting (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid listener (5), Audiophile (4), Casual listener (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (13)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A large pile of music

    It's really nice to have a collection of music that you know is there. Streaming music from a phone is all well and good but it's rather convenient to have my music collection on...Read complete review

    It's really nice to have a collection of music that you know is there. Streaming music from a phone is all well and good but it's rather convenient to have my music collection on tap from a solid source that doesn't have reception issues. Music is the fabric of my life (sorry cotton)and I don't like to be separated from it. Now nothing I want to listen to isn't in my pocket.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    needs more type of outter protection

    [...] I have ideals on this product and how you can prevent future shocks due to it being malfunctioned. I'm not going to exchange it but show my college students that when...Read complete review

    [...] I have ideals on this product and how you can prevent future shocks due to it being malfunctioned. I'm not going to exchange it but show my college students that when duying these ipods of any sort to turn it off and on to check to see if you will get shocked. This could be dangerous if a child gets ahold of this eletrical conducting ipod. Other than that, these ipods, your company is creating are very helpful in a lot of ways. Thanks for reading my comment. TY

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    5.0

    A large pile of music

    By DUJOMO

    from Glenview IL

    About Me Audiophile

    Verified Buyer
    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Great Sound
    • Long Battery Life
    • Lots of Storage
    • Reliable Performance
    • Simple Controls
    • Sleek/Compact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anywhere
      • At Work
      • Commuting
      • Gym / Working Out
      • Travel

      Comments about Apple 160GB Silver 7th Gen iPod Classic:

      It's really nice to have a collection of music that you know is there. Streaming music from a phone is all well and good but it's rather convenient to have my music collection on tap from a solid source that doesn't have reception issues. Music is the fabric of my life (sorry cotton)and I don't like to be separated from it. Now nothing I want to listen to isn't in my pocket.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Very Pleased

      By Rockindon

      from Albuquerque, NM

      About Me Audiophile

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Great Sound
      • Long Battery Life
      • Lots of Storage
      • Reliable Performance
      • Simple Controls
      • Sleek/Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anywhere

        Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

        Freakin' Awesome

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Prepare To Be Amazed

        By iFlex2Perfection

        from Medford, New York

        About Me Casual Listener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Great Sound
        • Long Battery Life
        • Lots of Storage
        • Reliable Performance
        • Simple Controls
        • Sleek/Compact

        Cons

        • No Problems So Far

        Best Uses

        • Anywhere
        • Gym / Working Out
        • Travel

        Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

        • I keep my product stored safely with the it came with. Plug in my headphone and click on a song determining my mood.
        • What are great about this device is its capability to hold so many song and movies.
        • Honestly I haven't found cons with this device, so far it's a great piece of art.

        Service and delivery comments:

        •My delivery was set on time, within 5-10 business days.
        • My device arrived in great condition.
        • Customer was available to answer my questions in downloading music and how to store music into my itunes library.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great product

        By David Gonzalez

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Avid Listener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Great Sound
        • Long Battery Life
        • Lots of Storage
        • Reliable Performance
        • Simple Controls
        • Sleek/Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anywhere
          • At Work
          • Commuting
          • Gym / Working Out
          • Travel

          Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

          Great seller fast shipping, Thanks!!!!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Exactly What I Needed & Worth The Price

          By Ruger

          from Brooklyn, NY

          About Me Casual Listener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Best Ipod
          • Great Sound
          • Long Battery Life
          • Lots of Storage
          • Reliable Performance
          • Simple Controls

          Cons

          • Freezes Up

          Best Uses

          • Anywhere
          • Car Home

          Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

          The Best iPod There Is

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          I love it!

          By Ann

          from Elmhurst, IL

          About Me Casual Listener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Great Sound
          • Long Battery Life
          • Lots of Storage
          • Reliable Performance
          • Simple Controls
          • Sleek/Compact

          Cons

          • NONE

          Best Uses

          • Anywhere
          • At Work
          • Commuting
          • Gym / Working Out
          • Travel

          Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

          Great product! Fast delivery too.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Device for cd wav file storage

          By busybiz

          from Chicago IL.

          About Me Audiophile

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Great Sound
          • Long Battery Life
          • Lots of Storage
          • Reliable Performance
          • Simple Controls
          • Sleek/Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Anywhere

            Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

            Bought this to convert all my cd's as wav files through I-Tunes
            Combined with a 1 terabyte HD..and you can keep all your music stored off your computer without the low quality of mp3's.

            It really holds a lot of music for little money!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            ipod 160gb

            By musicman

            from 79902

            About Me Avid Listener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Lots of Storage
            • Simple Controls
            • Sleek/Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Anywhere
              • Gym / Working Out
              • Travel

              Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

              had poblems synching with itunes

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              great product

              By old hippy

              from NC

              About Me Avid Listener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Great Sound
              • Long Battery Life
              • Lots of Storage
              • Reliable Performance
              • Simple Controls
              • Sleek/Compact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Anywhere
                • At Work
                • Commuting
                • Gym / Working Out
                • Travel

                Comments about Apple 160GB Silver 7th Gen iPod Classic:

                Lots of storage space, very easy to use, great sound. I can float away with earbuds. This was a great purchase.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                very happy!

                By dla2ka

                from lancaster ny

                About Me Casual Listener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Lots of Storage
                • Simple Controls
                • Sleek/Compact

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Apple 160GB Black 7th Gen iPod Classic:

                    [...]

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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