“Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands.
Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing” Psalm 100
I love listening to music, playing music and singing. I just love music. So you’re probably not surprised to find out that I have an Ipod and that I listen to it pretty much on a daily basis.
What you might be surprised to know is that I didn’t have to pay a dime to get my Ipod! A year or so back we were in the midst of moving to a new house, and in the process we were getting rid of a ton of old things that we had stored away. One thing that I had decided on getting rid of was my old CD collection. I had a couple hundred CDs that were just sitting in a box in the closet. I looked into selling the CDs at a local used CD store, but they were only going to pay me pennies on the dollar for all of them.
Then I found feedyourplayer.com. What feedyourplayer.com will do is take your old CDs in trade for a new Ipod (they have all the new ones including the nano and the iphone). They’ll even take your CDs in trade for a new XBOX 360, Playstation 3, or a Wii if they have them in stock. If you don’t have enough CDs or DVDs to do the trade, you can pay the difference in cash.
So here’s how it worked. I downloaded an excel spreadsheet from their website that I had to fill out detailing all of the SKU numbers and titles of the CDs I wanted to send in. I also had some DVDs that I didn’t want anymore, and they take those as well.
After filling in the spreadsheet, I emailed it in and they notified me within a couple of days which CDs and DVDs they wanted me to send in. I then boxed up the items and sent them in to feedyourplayer.com. This is the only part that actually cost me anything, and it DID cost me about $20 to send in the heavy box.
A couple of weeks later after my CDs and DVDs were processed I got my brand new 30gb Ipod Video in the mail.
So here is how the trades work out at the time of my writing this:
- 1 GB Shuffle – 40 CDs or 30 DVDs
- 4GB Nano – 75 CDs or 50 DVDs
- 8GB Nano – 100 CDs or 75 DVDs
- 8GB Touch – 150 CDs or 100 DVDs
- 16GB Touch – 200 CDs or 135 DVDs
- 80GB Classic – 125 CDs or 85 DVDs
- 160GB Classic – 175 CDs or 120 DVDs
- XBOX 360 – 175 CDs or 120 DVDs
- Playstation 3 – 250 CDs or 170 DVDs
Check out their trade calculator here to see how many CDs or DVDs you need to submit to get your item, or how much cash you’ll need to pay if you don’t have enough.
Did you complete a trade with feedyourplayer.com after reading my review here? Please email me through the contact form with your full name that you used when you did the trade. I can then email feedyourplayer.com so that I can get credit for your trade, and replace my Ipod that I got from feedyourplayer.com after it was stolen recently. Thanks for helping me out!
Last Edited: 25th January 2012