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Apple iPod shuffle 2nd Generation (2 GB)

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Product description
  • Wear it and listen to your music on the move
  • Stores up to 500 songs
  • Shuffles playlist order
  • Offers easy thumb control
  • Plays up to 12 hours of music
  • Dual purpose jack lets you connect to the headphone and dock

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Product Information
Be it AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, WAV, or AIFF audio format, the 2G iPod shuffle plays it all and keeps you entertained on the go. With 2GB memory capacity, this green iPod shuffle lets you store up to 500 music tracks. The clip-design of this Apple media player makes it wearable on your t-shirt sleeve when you are out jogging or working out. With a sleek design and weighing just 0.55 ounce, this green iPod shuffle is easily portable. When completely charged, the rechargeable lithium polymer battery of this Apple media player, offers up to 12 hours of continuous playback. With 20Hz to 20,000Hz frequency response rate, the 2G iPod shuffle offers crystal clear responses.

Product Identifiers
BrandApple
ModeliPod shuffle 2nd Generation
MPN MB685LL/A, MB685ZO/A, MB685ZP/A
UPC885909252817

Key Features
Storage Capacity2 GB
Audio Supported FormatsAAC, AIFF, Audible, MP3, MP3 VBR, WAV
Battery Run TimeUp to 12 Hours

Audio / Video Capabilities
MP3 Bit-Rate8 kbps - 320 kbps

Dimensions
Width1.62 Inch
Depth0.41 Inch
Height1.07 Inch
Weight0.53 Oz

connectivity
OutputsHeadphone Jack
InterfacesUSB, USB 2.0

Miscellaneous
Supported Power SupplyInternal Battery, Rechargeable via USB cable
Battery TypeRechargeable Lithium Battery
Storage TypeBuilt-in Memory, Replaceable USB Flash Drive
Number Of Songs500
Frequency Response20-20000 Hz

eBay Product ID: EPID72068116

Reviews & Research

CNET Editors' reviewGood

  • THE GOOD

    "The competitively priced iPod Shuffle has a dead-simple user interface with satisfying tactile controls, and its integrated belt clip provides a handy way to keep track of the player. The Shuffle is available in five, metallic colors, and the package includes a cute little syncing cradle."

  • THE BAD

    "The iPod Shuffle has no screen, so there's no way to navigate easily among artists, albums, or playlists. And it only offers so-so sound quality. The player might be too small for some users, and nonstandard USB syncing takes away from its plug-and-go appeal."

  • THE BOTTOM LINE

    "If you like your music playback simple and your device nearly invisible, the second-generation iPod Shuffle will suit you well. But absentminded users should steer clear of this easy-to-misplace player."

  • (C) 2014 CBS Interactive., a CBS Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Customer Reviews

Average review score based on 916 user reviews

93%

of customers recommend this product

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Created: 05/17/10

Size Matters!!! Easy and not too tiny!

I love my iPod 2nd generation Shuffle! The sturdy make up of the casing and clip is terrific for someone like me who tends to drop things. At the gym, when it is clipped to my arm, I appreciate being able to look down and see the buttons and switches I need to hit while in my euphoric endorphin induced state.

Sadly I am on a trip overseas for six months and left my beautiful back in the states. When I popped into a store to buy another iPod shuffle and was shown the "new generation" I recoiled... and said "Not THAT One!". It was way too tiny... where are my beloved buttons??? The salesperson laughed a bit as he explained that the one I like is no longer made... what????

I told him that I prefer the 2nd generation because the size isn't so tiny that I have to stop to look at it while exercising to know exactly what I'm doing, and that it is easy to hold and maneuver. In my opinion size DOES matter. Yes, I do think that some things (including mobile phones) can be too small to be friendly to a variety of ranges of dexterity. I marched out of the store and went directly online to find a used one, and thank goodness there are some out there.

In just a few days, I'll be clipping my new (old generation) iPod shuffle on and sweating away while easily operating a decently sized piece of musicware that in my opinion wasn't didn't need "fixing" in terms of aesthetic design or usability in terms of size and buttons. And this facts, folks, makes me smile.

11 of 11 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Created: 09/05/10

The best mp3 player to date. Period.

The Apple iPod Shuffle 2nd edition is the most simple, easy to use and stylish mp3 player today. It works like a charm, it can hold hours and hours of music, the button layout is easy to control even when your not looking at the unit, it can go for days and days on 1 charge, and it's great for workouts. I have owned 2 of these in different colors and now I'm ordering a 3rd because it's that good of a product. The only downfall is that you have to use iTunes to manage the music, and most people HATE iTunes. Other than that, it's a near perfect item. In fact is was SUCH a great product that those idiots at Apple decided to release a completely butchered 3rd edition iPod Shuffle and now people hate it so much that they are looking for these old 2nd edition iPods, but alas they are discontinued. Go Apple.... -_-

8 of 8 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Created: 05/05/10

I love the 2nd Gen IPOD Shuffle

Super durable, holds up great during strenuous workouts. Easy to use, button locations are easy to find blindly. Convenient small package with a sturdy clip to attach to clothing or belt. I wear it under my clothing all the time you can barely tell its there, earbuds are almost more obvious when tucked away. I never have go without my podcasts except when swimming or other water related activities. Much prefer to the new gen 3 version that required special headphones with the controllers on it. Only downside is that there is no screen to see whats playing. It does indicate in Itunes if selection has been played or not though, which I find very handy as I primarily use it to follow my podcasts and the news of the day.
I really wish Apple hadn't 'upgraded' to the new version.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Created: 09/11/11

Completely industructable long battery!

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.
Review For: Apple iPod shuffle 2nd Generation (2 GB)

I love the 2nd Gen IPOD shuffle. These things are indestructible. Lets put it this way I have washed and dried my old one twice. It fell off of my motorcycle jacket going 35 MPH. My friend's always say if a device can last a year with me then it is darned good device because I am hard on electronics.

I usually only have to charge once a week. That is with daily driving on the bike. I love that it clips to my jacket right next to my helmet and integrated speakers. The buttons are easy to use even with gloves on while riding. I can't look down while riding so this is a plus to me. There is no way I would get a 3rd gen due to the fact of it not working with my helmet speakers.

Of course I managed to lose to of these babies on day! I didn't see the one fall off of my jacket and the zipper on my tank bag wasn't zipped. Needless to say these little boogers can be easy to lose. I am hopefully getting one off of here in the next few days. I hate having to plug an extender into my helmet and then having to listen to whatever I can on my IPOD color. Plus, I'm scared to death of dropping it off the bike.

If you can grab one of these babies get one!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Created: 01/09/11

ipod shuffle 2nd generation

i hae purched 2 ipod nanos love them . and two ipos shuffles 2 nd gen. the shuffle holds a ton of songs at least 250, maby more, they are indestructable
perfect for my 5 year old grandson and my 26 year old daughter , you sync with your itunes library and play lists . you hear the song you love period and unlike cd's no skipping crappy songs cause ther are none ublike radio no endless top 10 dj;s talking and commercials , the shuffle is light weight and clips anyware great loud sound perfect.

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