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how to restore stereo channel on ipod classic?

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Nov 23, 2012 9:11 AM

how do I restore stereo channel on ipod classic?

  • planb77 Level 7 Level 7 (32,255 points)
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    Nov 24, 2012 8:52 AM (in response to johnozed)

    The iPod is only playing out of one channel (hence one earbud)? I assume you have tried another set of headphones to make sure that your current set is not damaged or faulty?


    You can also work through the remaining five 5 R's of troubleshooting to rule out the possibility of a software error/glitch.


    It might also be a good idea to let the iPod's battery fully drain. Then charge it back up and restore it once more in iTunes.


    Otherwise, it's likely a hardware issue with the iPod's headphone jack, meaning you'll need to take or send your iPod in for service either via Apple or a third party repair service. Here is Apple's repair pricing.


    Note that they don't actually repair the device, but exchange it for one of the same generation, model, and capacity.  A third party service will actually replace the damaged part for a little less.  Google "iPod headphone jack repair" and you should get a number of results to work with.



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