How to use these tools(1) Metal spudger opening tool
The metal pry tool is used to open the casing of your iPod. If done right, there should be little to no scratching on the iPod casing. Over time, we have found this method to be much more effective than that demonstrated in our video, where the fragile plastic pry tools are used.(1) Mini phillips screwdriver
Once inside your iPod Video 5th Generation, there are small phillips screws that will need to be removed in order to access various areas and remove certain parts.(1) Mini suction cup
The suction cup is not used in the repair of this model but can come in handy for future repairs.(1) Mini flathead screwdriver
The small flathead is used to lift up the iPod Video's battery plug, allowing the battery cable to be removed.(2) Durable non-conductive pry tools
(2) Durable non-conductive guitar picks
Use the non-conductive pry tools and picks when unlatching connectors that are attached to your iPod Video 5th Generation logic board. This is a good precaution to avoid potential static and short circuit damage.
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Location: Bay Harbor Islands, FL, United States
'Great tools that had the job done.'
Location: Matthews, NC, United States
'Great product for repair worked well.'
Location: Marke(Kortrijk), , Belgium
Location: Hilliard, OH, United States
'A must for the repair/replacement I needed to do. I highly recommend purchasing this.'
Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
'Looks nice but really did not need it as a few tools came with my battery purchase'
Location: Irving, TX, United States
'Some of them are very fragile.'
Location: Santa Fe, NM, United States
'Most of the spudgers did not survive the first shot. Dont waste your money.'
Location: Rowland Heights, CA, United States
'Sorry, but the plastic tools broke and could not used them. Poor quality.'
Location: elmhurst, IL, United States
'The products in the tools that I bought from them were awesome they worked great and my ipod is back up and running again'
Location: Pinehurst, NC, United States
'Great Videos and Battery replacement worked perfectly. The plastic tools just were not the best quality.'
Location: Tucson, AZ, United States
'Performed great. Would definitely purchase from Gadget Menders again. Videos were also very helpful and appreciated.'
Location: Sugarloaf, CA, United States
'Good buy of the $$$.'
Location: Tucson, AZ, United States
'The job didn't actually need all of the tools in the kit and they broke pretty fast. Instead, I had to use the plastic tools to get the job started and used a flexible guitar pick for the rest. The other (metal) tools were more sturdy, but had no value (to me) b/c I didn't need them.'
Location: Morrisville, NC, United States
'iPod repair tools were great on my 6th gen classic. One of the plastic case pry tools broke, but the other one and the metal spudger got me through the job.'
Location: Brookline, MA, United States
'I would never have attempted repairs to my ipod without the very instructive videos and special tools that I got from Gadget Menders. I would definitely purchase from them again.'
Location: Stgo, RM, Chile
'Everything is ok, no problems at all'
Location: Trenton, MI, United States
'Good buy for the price but if using to fix multiple ipods I would buy a more durable set. Would buy again if I was just fixing one. Thanks Gadget menders!'
Location: Albany, NY, United States
'The tools did the job that they were supposed to do. Plastic tools were flimsy and did not hold up but I was able to complete the job within minutes.'
Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
'Must have tools for repairing your own iPod. I like the metal blade the best but good to have plastic option. Used for my 5th gen ipod. Price is very reasonable. Love their web videos and they answered my emails about how to repair.'
Location: Winsor Mill, MD, United States
'Was definitely please with my tools even though the plastic piece broke everything else did its job... Will be coming back to order other things'
Location: Big Sky, MT, United States
'Took ipod apart in seconds. The plastic pry bars are ineffective but the kit's metal bar worked great. There are 2 screwdrivers ,one of which works for the internal screws but the other just has a point on the end and would be more useful with a small flat head as in the youtube video'
Location: Sahuarita, AZ, United States
'Product was shipped promptly and arrived in a timely manner. Unfortunately the non-conductive pry tools both broke while trying to replace the battery. I was thankful that a metal prying tool was included and I was able to replace the battery in my iPod.'
Location: Mission, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada
'i may have used the wrong blue plastic opener to get my case open because i broke it but there was another blue plastic opener which didn't break and i successfully opened the case in 5 minutes. The little screwdrivers are not magnetic but attaching a little magnet to the screwdriver worked great.'
Location: Wichita, KS, United States
'Forget the plastic tools. Broke right off the bat. But metasl pry tool gets it all done. Everything else was great'
Location: Summerville, SC, United States
'Everything needed to open up an iPod video.'
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