IPod Nano 1G Call Back Issued, Apple Offers Free Replacements

Posted: Nov 12 2011, 2:49am CST | by , in News | Apple

iPod nano 1G Call Back Issued, Apple Offers Free Replacements

Apple calls back the first generation iPod nano because of possible overheat risk.

Apple announced a replacement program for the iPod nano 1st Generation released between September 2005 and December 2006. Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the battery in the iPod nano (1st generation) may overheat and pose a safety risk. Damn, I still own one of these, but since I own an iPhone I am not using it any more.

This issue has been traced to a single battery supplier that produced batteries with a manufacturing defect. While the possibility of an incident is rare, the likelihood increases as the battery ages.

Apple recommends that you stop using your iPod nano (1st gen) and order a replacement unit, free of charge. Get your new iPod nano 1G here.

The iPod nano is now in its 7th generation. The 2011 model has been especially geared towards use in fitness and sports. If you plan on getting a new iPod nano 7G this Holidays check out our Apple Black Friday Deal Guide for the best offers.

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