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Postby josh porter » Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:10 am

so a gentleman came into the store and bought a pair of active nosie cancelling earbuds from us and he came back with his ipod and there is what looks to be a burn mark when its off in the screen. when the screen is on, it looks like lcd fluid is leaking and running. any thoughts from anyone??? can active nosie cancelling earbuds transfer power and burn a screen?
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Postby Jef » Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:21 am

Maybe you should contact apple.com about the ipod, and whoever the manufacture of the earbuds are, and see if there are any compatibility issues between the two components. The tech support dept. of both companies would be a good place to start.
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Postby macrae11 » Fri Jul 25, 2008 2:14 pm

Someone with more technical knowledge than me might chime in, but I would think it would be highly unlikely.

The video display and the AD converter/headphone amp are about as far apart both physically and electronically as you can be in an iPod. I can't imagine a set of headphones would have enough juice to do damage like that. Stranger things have happened though. What do the earbuds take for batteries?
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Postby Alain Benoit » Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:51 pm

UN-likely.

What store do you work at?
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Postby josh porter » Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:11 pm

i work at The Source in Brunswick Square and they take one AA battery
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