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with Patriot SD Card

128GB Patriot LX Class 10 SDXC
For iPod 5 Generation and Later
  • Revive an iPod with a damaged HDD
  • Dramatically increase existing iPod storage capacities
  • Increased speed, versatility, and data protection
  • Continue building your extensive media catalog
Classic on the Outside. Modern on the Inside.
Enjoy faster access times and better skip protection on your updated iPod. Tarkan's iFlash allows you to install an SDHC or SDXC storage card in place of the HDD to modernize your classic model iPod. With Tarkan iFlash and 128GB Patriot LX Series Class 10 SDXC you will fall in love with your iPod all over again.
Give your iPod another nine lives in just three easy steps.

  1. Remove your iPod's current HDD
  2. Insert an SDHC or SDXC flash card, up to 256GB, into iFlash
  3. Install iFlash into your iPod

With Tarkan iFlash and a 128GB Patriot SDXC Flash card installed, you can now store your music, movies and photos on non-volatile flash memory with faster access times and better skip protection than the original HDD that came with your iPod.

This is your classic iPod, only better.

Note: 6th Generation iPod Classic (80, 160, and 120GB) are limited to 128GB due to software limitations in the OS.

Tarkan iFlash Specifications:

Card Types Supported

  • SD Class 6 or higher
  • SDHC Class 6 or higher
  • SDXC Class 6 or higher

SD Cards Tested for use

  • 8GB SDHC Class 10 Centon
  • 16GB SDHC Class 10 CnMemory
  • 16GB micro SD Class 4 Sandisk1
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10 7DayShop
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10 Busbi
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10 Centon
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10 Lexar
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10 Platinum
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10/UHS-I Qumox
  • 64GB microSDXC UHS-I Sandisk Ultra
  • 64GB SDXC Class 10 Sandisk
  • 64GB SDXC UHS-I/Class 10 600x Transcend
  • 128GB SDXC Class 10 Kingston2
  • 128GB SDXC Class 10/UHS-I 400x Lexar
  • 128GB SDXC Class 10 Patriot Memory LX Series
  • 128GB SDXC UHS-I PNY Elite Performance
  • 128GB SDXC UHS-I Qumox
  • 128GB SDXC UHS-I 80Mb/s Ramozz
  • 128GB SDXC Class 10 Sandisk
  • 128GB SDXC Class 10 Transcend3
  • 128GB SDXC UHS-I Transcend Ultimate
  • 256GB SDXC UHS-I 400x Lexar4
  • 256GB SDXC UHS-I 600x Lexar4
  • 256GB SDXC UHS-I (U1) PNY
  • 256GB SDXC UHS-I (U3) PNY
  • 512GB SDXC UHS-I (U1) Kingston SDA10
  • 512GB SDXC UHS-I (U3) PNY
  • 512GB SDXC UHS-I (U3) Sandisk Extreme Pro


  1. Card is possibly too slow for FLAC playback
  2. Card not recommended for iPod Classic (7th Generation)
  3. Card not recommended for iPod (5th Generation)
  4. Can sometimes cause song skips on very large size (20MB+) lossless files.


Patriot 128GB LX SDXC Specifications:

Patriot Part Number

  • PSF128GSDXC10


  • 128GB

Card Type

  • SDXC

Speed Rating

  • Class 10


  • exFat (Extended Fat)

Voltage Range

  • 2.7 - 3.6V


  • CE
  • FCC
  • RoHS


  • 0.8" x 0.93" x 1.25" (20 x 240 x 320 mm)


  • 0.004 lbs. (2 g)


Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n TARIPODFL128 UPC#: 812437022865


iFlash is compatible with...

Model Description Model No. iTunes Storage Limit1
5th Gen 30GB MA002 / MA146 ~20000 Tracks
5th Gen 60GB MA003 / MA147 ~50000 Tracks
5th Gen U2 30GB MA452 ~20000 Tracks
5th Gen (Late 2006) 30GB MA444 / MA446 ~20000 Tracks
5th Gen (Late 2006) 80GB MA448 / MA450 / MA450C ~50000 Tracks
5th Gen U2 (Late 2006) 30GB MA664 ~50000 Tracks
6th Gen 80GB2 MB029 / MB147 ~50000 Tracks
6th Gen 160GB2, 3 MB145 / MB150 ~50000 Tracks
6th Gen 120GB2 MB565 / MB562 ~50000 Tracks
7th Gen 160GB MC297 / MC293 ~50000 Tracks

  1. The track limit's shown are aproximations. Actual limits will vary by iTunes library and the amount of meta-data stored within (e.g. artist name, track name, genre, comments, album art, etc.).

  2. 6th Generation iPod Classic (80, 160, and 120GB) are limited to LBA28 addressing by Apple, so these models will only show and use up to 128GB of the storage installed.

  3. The 6th Gen 160GB model will require a replacement HDD Ribbon as the original hard drive uses an CE-ATA interface.


Included Items
  • Tarkan iFlash SD Card Adapter for iPod
  • Patriot 128GB LX Series Class 10 SDXC Flash Card

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5
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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Twin Cites, MN Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Great Product - highly recommended November 11, 2015 I had read online about all the benefits of this Tarkan iFlash IPOD adapter, and thought I would give it a try someday as a fix for a 160G IPOD Classic with a dead HD. So when I saw this bundle of the adapter with a 128G Patriot SD card at OWC I couldn't resist. The install was a breeze, but getting the case open is indeed as much of a pain as everyone says. After a study of the various YouTube methods I tried (and recommend) the Xacto knife method (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Rfr2J1KwUE, "How to open 6th or 7th gen ipod classic "). Once the durn case was open it took just a few minutes to install the SD card in the adapter, install the adapter in the IPOD, replace the battery (a good idea whenever the case is open), reinstall the two ribbons, close the case, and restore the IPOD using iTunes. My only disappointment was that the write speed of the Patriot SD card seemed pretty slow, as it took probably 4 hours to load 60G of music. But once loaded the system worked flawlessly, and the read speed of the card was never an issue (which I've read HAS been the case with some brands of SD cards). All in all a very satisfying DIY project that resurrected a dead IPOD better than new.

Tarkan iFlash with Patriot SD Card Mfr P/N: TARIPODFL128 OWC SKU: OWCTARIPODFL128 Install a 128GB Patriot SDXC storage card to modernize your 5th gen or later iPod 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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