Can you still 'trick' the new iPods to play in older video playback units? (Video-55)

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IIRC, I read on iLounge awhile back that you could trick the newer iPods to output video through the dock connector and play on the Video-55 and other devices lacking authentication chips. In order to do so, you stick the iPod in a Apple Universal Dock (or anything with the proper authentication chip), start playing a video, then remove the iPod and stick it in the Video-55.

Does anyone know if this still works? I know you could alternatively use video cables with the proper dock/cables if the playback unit has the inputs, but that seems wildly inelegant.

I have the older iPod Universal Dock which will authenticate video playback, so I was thinking about buying a Sonic Impact Video-55 or Memorex iFlip on the cheap to use with it- but only if that trick still works...
 
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