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Apple iPod classic 2.5" Silver 160GB MP3 / MP4 Player MC293LL/A


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  • Dock Connector
  • 160GB
  • 2.5" Color LCD with LED backlight

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With amazing 160GB of storage, which means 40,000 songs, 200 hours of video, or 25,000 photos, the Apple iPod classic is the take-everything-everywhere iPod. Not only amazing is the capacity, but also the appearance brilliance from the all-metal enclosure composed of anodized aluminum and polished stainless steel. You'll fall in love at the first sight, at the first grasp. A large Click Wheel revolutionizes the way you interact with iPod, you can do everything with simple finger operation, from controlling music to browsing track to viewing photo or video.

iPod Classis is more than a music player. The Genius feature acts as your personal DJ by searching the songs that go great with the one you're listening to. Vivid 2.5-inch display showcases your videos and photos. The iPod Classic also comes with three casual games, delivering you more fun when waiting for bus or queuing for tickets.

  • newegg Hold everything. iPod classic gives you 160GB of storage capacity, good for up to 40,000 songs, 200 hours of video, 25,000 photos, or any combination. So you can always have your entire music and movie library with you. Carry it from the living room to a party in the backyard. Or take it on a cross-country road trip and never listen to the same song twice.
  • newegg Click to enjoy. Finding exactly what you want to watch or listen to is easy. Use the Click Wheel to browse by album art with Cover Flow or navigate your songs and videos by playlist, artist, album, genre, and more. You can also search for specific titles and artists. Want to mix things up? Click Shuffle Songs for a different experience every time.
  • newegg Meet a musical Genius. Say you’re listening to a song you really like and want to hear other tracks that go great with it. With a few clicks, the Genius feature finds other songs on your iPod classic that sound great with the one you’re listening to, then makes a Genius playlist for you. Or get even more sets of customized songs when you use the new Genius Mixes feature in iTunes. Just sync your iPod classic to iTunes, and Genius automatically searches your library to create perfect mixes you’ll love.
  • newegg Watch movies and TV shows. The vivid 2.5-inch display makes video come alive. Purchase or rent movies, buy TV shows, and download video podcasts from the iTunes Store, then sync them to your iPod classic to watch anywhere, anytime.
  • newegg Play iPod games. Blast through bricks and power up. Put your trivia skills to the test. Stack the cards in an old favorite. iPod classic comes with three games — Vortex, iQuiz, and Klondike. Designed specifically for the Click Wheel interface, they put hours of fun at your fingertips.
  • newegg Share your photos. iPod classic uses iTunes to sync the photos you have in iPhoto on a Mac. You can view photo slideshows complete with music and transitions on iPod classic, or play them on a TV using an optional Apple component or composite AV cable.

Learn more about the Apple MC293LL/A


iPod classic


MP3 / MP4 Player


Memory Type
Memory Capacity


Display Size
Display Type
Color LCD with LED backlight
Display Resolution
240 x 320

Support Formats

Audio Formats
AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
Video Formats
H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats


Control Type
Button Locking

Music Browsing & Management

Playlists Supported

Data Transfer

Connection Type
Dock Connector


Headphones Jack
3.5 mm Stereo Jack


Battery Type
Built-in Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Battery Life(Audio Playback)
Up to 36 hours
Battery Life(Video Playback)
Up to 6 hours
Recharge Time
About 4 hours (2-hour fast charge to 80% capacity)

Audio Properties

Frequency Range
20 Hz-20 kHz
Supporting Bit Rate
AAC: 8 to 320 Kbps,

MP3: 8 to 320 Kbps

Minimum System Requirements

System Requirements Details
Mac system requirements
• Mac computer with USB 2.0 port
• Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later
• iTunes 9 or later7

Windows system requirements
• PC with USB 2.0 port
• Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
• iTunes 9 or later


Headphones Included
Additional Features
Holds up to 40,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format

Holds up to 25,000 iPod-viewable photos

Holds up to 200 hours of video

Stores data via USB hard drive

User-configurable maximum volume limit

Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter (sold separately)

Arsenic-free display glass


Mercury-free LED-backlit display


Highly recyclable aluminum and stainless steel enclosure

Dimensions & Weight

4.9 oz.
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
  • This item is covered by's Standard Return Policy.
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