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Speakers stopped working

Hi, I have had my Altec Lansings for five years. Last night, they were fine. Today, I have to crank the volume up on them to get even a modest sound. No cracking, no power surges, there is sufficient power to the device it seems (I tried different sockets), and my computer settings have not changed. Any suggestions? I think the model is REV A00, black with a silver front, sitting on a silver circular "halo" type stand.

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  • spkill Sep 09, 2008

    No, mute is not on. When I say "modest sound," mean cranking it to 10 with a sound output of what would normally be 4 (not faint).

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    my sound was the same , turns out the right front speaker plugs into the

    subwoofer with 5 prongs. at first a couple broke off and then cranked up full blast , you could barely hear it...well moving the plug in and out trying to get better sound broke all the prongs off. and now no sound at all.. I talked to Altec Lansing and they say the whole system is obsolete now and I have to buy a whole new speaker system...all of the other speakers are fine, they just wont work without the right front speaker plugged in.

  • frommage Jan 29, 2009

    Same thing here, except visually all the pins on the 5 pin connector look OK. Since the system is pretty worthless anyway, I'm going to open things up and see what I can find.



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