Rapid Repair, the most well-known and reputable national online repair service for digital electronics, today unveiled the world’s first 240GB hard drive upgrade for iPods. The Toshiba drive, currently compatible with only fifth-generation (5G) iPod Video devices, turns the iPod into a portable entertainment powerhouse capable of holding up to 60,000 songs, 300 hours of video, or 50,000 photos.
Rapid Repair’s iPod Video 240GB hard drives will be sold either for user- installed upgrade or as a depot install by Rapid Repair. The drives are expected to become available in 2-3 weeks, with pricing to be announced.
“The original iPod Video shipped with 30GB, 60GB or 80GB hard drives. For owners of these units, the 240GB upgrade drive is an incredible upgrade,” said Aaron Vronko, CEO, co-founder and service manager of Rapid Repair. “As the top independent iPod repair facility in the U.S., Rapid Repair has done extensive testing to ensure the compatibility and reliability of this 8mm Toshiba 240GB hard drive. This is an amazing opportunity for 5G iPod Video owners to turn their units into all-in-one entertainment centers.”
Toshiba’s 1.8-inch 240GB hard drives use an exclusive mechanical and firmware design for enhanced durability. What’s more, specific technologies have been implemented to deliver a 33 percent overall improvement in energy efficiency over previous Toshiba models, making the drives ideal for longer play.
Rapid Repair currently recommends the Toshiba 240GB 1.8-inch drive for use in 5G iPod Video 30GB, 60GB and 80GB units ONLY. The company is in the process of conducting compatibility tests to extend the use of the Toshiba 240GB drive in other iPod Classic and Zune 2G devices.
Interested 5G iPod Video owners can add their names to a wait list for the 240GB units by logging on to https://www.rapidrepair.com/shop/3119-hard-drive-disk-mk2431gah.html. To learn more about Rapid Repair’s sales and service programs for iPhones, iPods and other handheld devices, go to https://www.rapidrepair.com.