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Need to replace th 5 pin DIN plug on harmon kardon sounds stick 2- dog chewed thru it and the plug is gone!

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    Fung Huaba Jan 31, 2014

    Hello Bill! Repair should be fairly easy even without the original part. You can solder a new connector, or you could attach the wires directly by soldering or using clip-on connectors. The cable running back into the base has 7 cores. 5 for the 5 pin connector and two for the other speaker. If the original part is somehow still intact, you could just cut out the damaged cable and solder them back on according to the color codes. If the part is gone, you could either cut the 5pin and the cinch connector on the two cables and solder them together or better still, you could get a cinch female adapter and a 5 pin female adapter. Solder them onto the cable that goes into the base where it is still intact. If thats not possible you could replace the cable that goes into the base altogether. The base is held together by 4 screws. You access them by removing the rubber on the four feet, then pull the feet out vertically. Theyre just stuck into the base, no glue, like pins on a guitar. With the feet taken out you can unscrew the screws and open the base. From then it should be smooth sailing. Get a cable that has at least 7 cores and attach it to the mainboard via the 7 pin connector. On the other side of the cable solder a female cinch and a female 5pin connector onto it. theres a video on youtube which shows how to access the mainboard, just search for "Soundsticks II Speakers by Harman Kardon - Disable the Blue LED!"

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If the mentioned cable is the one that is connected to the motherboard of the sub woofer and has two connectors for the speakers on the other side - please contact the Harman/Kardon support of your country, as they may be able to replace this part (actually this is a very rare part) it also may occur that the company will not be able to replace the part with a genuine one, but with a modified one. You can also try to contact some companies that would be able to replace this cable with a custom-made one.

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    Andras Arsziri Jan 16, 2014

    If the mentioned cable is the one that is connected to the motherboard of the sub woofer and has two connectors for the speakers on the other side - please contact the Harman/Kardon support of your country, as they may be able to replace this part (actually this is a very rare part) it also may occur that the company will not be able to replace the part with a genuine one, but with a modified one. You can also try to contact some companies that would be able to replace this cable with a custom-made one.

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SOURCE: need a replacement power cord for harmon kardon sound sticks II

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please look at your dameged power adabtor suplay it gives you all specification ,like, voltage, amp nad so on, and go to electornice retailers like radio shack ,and............ you can find replacment for it .
make sure have your old one with you , or manual book that came with your spekers.
please let us know if need more assistanse.
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