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Chapter 2 Lesson 2: Transferring Music to iPod 17
Charging the iPod Battery
iPod has an internal, nonremovable battery. For best results, charge your iPod for
at least an hour before you continue this lesson.
To charge the iPod battery:
1 Connect the iPod Dock Connector to FireWire Cable to the iPod Power Adapter,
and plug the other end of the cable in to iPod.
2 Plug the power adapter in to a working electrical outlet for at least two hours.
In most cases you can charge the iPod battery by connecting iPod to your PC. If
the battery is charging, the battery icon on the iPod screen animates.
Note: Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may
eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by
use and settings. For more information, go to
Connecting iPod to Your PC
You connect iPod to your PC to transfer music to iPod and organize music
To connect iPod to your PC:
1 Determine which cable to use to connect iPod to your PC.
• If your PC has a 6-pin FireWire port, you can use the iPod Dock Connector to
• If your PC has a high-power USB 2.0 port, you can use the iPod Dock
Connector to USB 2.0 Cable.
6-pin FireWire 400 port iPod Dock Connector to FireWire Cable
iPod Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable
USB 2.0 port
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