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Sliced control cord

I own an Altec Lansing ATP3 and recently, I stupidly/accidentally sliced up the cord from the right satellite speaker where all the controls are located(i.e. turn-on vol, base and treble control). I tried connecting them myself by soldering them but it never worked. I guess its because some wires have the same colors. I really dont have any idea which wire to connect to which wire! Maybe I have interchanged the connections somehow... help please...

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  • fmtmendoza Oct 09, 2007

    I have already fixed the wires... I finally got the right connections...

    Thanks for trying to help...

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2007

    Dogs were NOT made for INSIDE the house and why???? Because their need to chew exceeds the number of worthless items in your house they can destroy without HUMAN anguish. The DONT CARE items in my house have long since been chewed up and thrown away. Now we come to a small matter of a Altec Lancing ATP3 sound cable. You know the one coming from my sound card plugging into the INPUT jack on the woofer?? How do I buy another?? My old sound cable has become MY BEAGLE's latest chew toy.... Anybody want a beagle?? I will swap a Altec Lancing ATP3 Sound Cable for him..... and I hope you live in a steel cage ....

  • Rush31 Feb 15, 2008

    I am looking for left and right speaker extensions...............system is great..had it for years..... at 100$$...can't beat it!!! I just want a bit more seperation.
    Thanks Mark

  •  Rick Labrador
    Rick Labrador Jun 12, 2012

    how did you do it?? i have the same problem.. which wire goes where?? ugh!



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Not quite sure how many cores you sliced then soldered. Did you repair a figure-of-eight (two co-axial cables stuck together) or was it two inner wires with a braid over both (round)? Can you give more info or a picture? Just want to help. Regards

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Obviuosly,the tiny wires inside the insulations have more often than not,red and or white colors and you might have erroneously reconnected them through soldering.Yet,you didnt get the desired result.Visit an electronics spareparts store nearest you but make sure you bring the damaged cord with you,Inquire from them for a compatible cord which you can use as a replacement because if you continue using tis damaged cord might severely affect the entire system.Thanks.

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