The iPod could also be gone, however we’ll always remember how unbelievable Apple’s transportable music participant was. To mark its unbelievable run, the workforce at Lumafield has put the iPod beneath its Neptune scanner to indicate off simply how exceptional and revolutionary it was–and the way it advanced through the years.
Lumafield selected three fashions for scanning: the first-gen iPod, the sixth-gen iPod Classic, and the unique iPod nano. The outcomes are mesmerizing and present how Tony Fadell and iPod workforce was capable of engineer the iPod for optimum area and thinness. In reality, Fadell joined Lumafield to look at the scans and reminisce in regards to the complexity and precision that went into designing every participant. As product lead Jon Bruner explains:
We selected these iPod fashions as a result of they illustrated a number of main milestones. The first one, after all, was a landmark in product design, but it surely’s additionally the one one with a mechanical wheel. You can see the ball bearing within the scan, and Tony talks about how onerous it was to develop a mechanical wheel that wouldn’t rock aspect to aspect when it was getting used. The sixth Generation iPod Classic was the mature model of that product line, with a solid-state wheel, extra trendy connectors, and far much less empty area inside. The Nano Gen 1 predated the sixth Gen iPod Classic and represents an unlimited quantity of progress in miniaturization.
We’ve created a gallery of our favourite photos under, however head over to Lumafield’s iPod CT Scan web site to take a look at the complete video and 360-degree scans.