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I just opened mine.. it had 5 screws on either side just under the blue plastic cover. if u want to do it nice, then just locate the screw by puttin somethin in there, and use ur screw driver to make a nice hole just above that screw. i really couldnt find an alternative way to open that damn thing.
After installing soundflower, it should show up like a virtual soundcard in your sound prefs. Send your audio output to the soundflower 'card' in sound prefs. Then use LineIn to route the outpout from soundflower to the Mbox like this:
possible sound device failed, or drivers not the right ones, my newer note book had failed sound device (code 10 cannot start) it started doing static when listening. the failed all the way. i now use an external sound device myself that was about 15 dollars now i have sound again without large cost. this may be an option for you.
Double check and Ensure your headphones work.
Ensure that the master level is turned all the way to the right (Playback). I would also check that the main audio out of the Mbox is functioning so use two TRS 1/4" [balanced] cables to and amp and speakers to ensure master output jacks give you the same result. If they do chances are the Mbox is bad, if not it could be just the headphone preamp is bad
i'm running os 10.5.6 w/ protools 8.0 and the original mbox. i had the same problem. protools opened and seemed to work except there was no sound from either analog outputs or headphones. this worked for me: 1. shut down computer 2. unplugged all usb cables except keyboard/mouse 3. restarted computer 4. re-plugged usb cable from computer to mbox 5. opened protools session 6. hit play and now i'm hearing sound and everything seems normal.
sounds to me you have a common problem of the mbox 2 blowing the maximizer. i had this happen on one and fixed it myself by purchasing new capacitors and replacing the ones on the pcb board.you can actually change a few capacitors to make it alot better. such as a mbox one with the better capacitors