iPod Shuffle 2nd Gen Colors

The iPod color shuffle player of late 2007 are identical to the iPod color shuffle 2nd gen in everything except colors. They were being offered in light blue, light green, purple and silver plus (PRODUCT) RED special edition. The sole 1 Gb model in an aluminum case is half the size of the previous model and the size of the Apple Remote Control. It has a built-in clip for comfortable wear. The control buttons (power\shuffle\not shuffle) are separated to avoid an accidental clicking. As for the software, the iPod shuffle 2nd gen is formatted in FAT32 and can’t support Apple Lossless playback due to low processing power. The device also lost the USB stick and the connectivity is provided via a headphone jack-USB piece of hardware to charge and load.

iPod Shuffle 2nd Gen Colors (Late 2007) 1 Gb, 2 Gb

Introduced on September 5, 2007.

Specifications

  • Processor Type: Samsung ARM.
  • Storage capacity: 1 GB, 2 GB.
  • Connectivity: USB.
  • Mac support: Mac 10.3.9.
  • Dimensions: 1.62 x 1.07 x 0.41.
  • Average weight: 0.55 oz.
  • Navigation: Four buttons on the front to navigate the playlist. The battery level indicator on the reverse.
  • Format: MP3.
  • Battery Type: Lithium ion battery provides 12 hours of playback.
  • Colors: silver, orange, pink, blue, green.

How to Load Songs, Audiobooks and Podcasts Manually onto Your iPod Shuffle

You can load songs and playlists onto iPod shuffle manually. If you want to load audiobooks and podcasts onto iPod shuffle, you must load them manually.

To load a song or other item onto iPod shuffle:

  1. Connect your iPod shuffle to your computer.
  2. In iTunes, select your library or a playlist in the Source pane.
  3. Drag the song or other item to the iPod shuffle in the Source pane. You can also drag entire playlists to load them onto iPod shuffle.

How to Arrange the Order of Songs on iPod Shuffle

Once songs are loaded onto iPod shuffle, you can arrange the order of the songs in the same way you can with any playlist in iTunes.

To arrange the order of songs on iPod shuffle:

  1. Connect iPod shuffle to your computer.
  2. In iTunes, select iPod shuffle in the Source pane.
  3. Click the Contents tab.
  4. Click the blank header above the first column to arrange the songs by number.
  5. Drag the songs to the order you want.

How to Fit More Songs onto Your  iPod shuffle

If you’ve imported songs into iTunes at higher bit-rate formats, such as AIFF, you can set iTunes to automatically convert songs to 128 kbps AAC files as they are loaded onto your iPod shuffle. This does not affect the quality or size of the songs in iTunes.

Note: Songs in formats not supported by iPod shuffle, such as Apple Lossless, must be converted if you want to load them onto iPod shuffle.

To convert higher bit rate songs to AAC files:

  1. Connect iPod shuffle to your computer.
  2. In iTunes, select iPod shuffle in the Source pane.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Select “Convert higher bit rate songs to 128 kbps AAC.”
  5. Click Apply.

How to Remove Songs and Other Items from Your iPod Shuffle

You can have iTunes automatically replace items on iPod shuffle when you load items using Autofill. You can also remove items from iPod manually. To automatically replace items on iPod shuffle when autofilling:

  1. Connect iPod shuffle to your computer.
  2. In iTunes, select iPod shuffle in the Source pane.
  3. Select the Contents tab.
  4. Make sure “Replace all items when Autofilling” is selected.

To remove a song or other item:

  1. Connect iPod to your computer.
  2. In iTunes, select iPod shuffle in the Source pane.
  3. Select a song or other item on iPod shuffle and press the Delete or Backspace key on your keyboard.

Note that manually removing a song or other item from iPod does not delete the song from your iTunes library.

Playing Music on Your iPod Shuffle

After you load iPod with music and other audio, you can listen to it. To listen to the songs and other items:

  1. Plug the earphones into iPod and place the earbuds in your ears.
  2. Press Play/Pause.
  3. Press Volume Up (+) or Volume Down (-) to adjust the volume. Take care not to turn the volume up too high.

Note: If you’re listening to an audiobook, set the shuffle switch to Repeat so that the chapters play in order.

Setting iPod to Shuffle Songs or Play Songs in Order

You can set iPod shuffle to shuffle songs or play them in order.

To set iPod to shuffle:

  • Slide the shuffle switch to shuffle.
  • To reshuffle songs, press Play/Pause three times quickly.

To set iPod to play songs in order:

  • Slide the shuffle switch to repeat.
  • To return to the first song, press Play/Pause (’) three times quickly.

Apple Orders, Discontinuation

Apple Order: MB233LL/A.

Apple Model No: A1204 (EMC 2125).

Discontinued: September 9, 2008.

Miscellanea

  • The second generation of iPods is less susceptible to the blinking light problem, yet it remained in earlier models.
  • The device doesn’t work with iPod accessories that require a 30-pin dock connector.
  • iPods often contain songs downloaded from an online music store, using iTunes. Songs can be purchased and downloaded in AAC file format, not MP3 or WMA. These are popular formats for compressing music until it does not take up much space and can easily be put on a media player such as the iPod.

Links

  • Save money for your new gadget, sell your old iPod shuffle for the best price on the online market: iGotOffer.com, We’ll Buy Your Used iPod Shuffle!: iPod on sale.
  • iPod shuffle 2nd Gen color player of late 2008 is identical to the iPod color shuffle 2nd gen in everything except colors.
  • The iPod shuffle 2nd gen is titled as the most wearable iPod ever and the smallest MP3 player in the world, which it undoubtedly was back then

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