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Pardon my question; but what do you mean everything works fine? Have you attempted to attach the speaker system to an other device, such as a Receiver, DVD player, TV, etc? First check and see if the System works on other electronics and if it is working, then you go back to your computer and start from there; and I assume "everything works fine" could be the computer. The Altec is one of the best systems out there and their quality superior. It is rare to get a new Altec in a defective state as they do a great job on quality control.
Check the pins on the speaker and on the plugin on the iPod, that's the problem usually. Also, check if the iPod is truly compatible, even if it worked before it may not be. I have seen car chargers for say a 2G iPhone work for a bit then say incompatible, it happens. Here are the compatible iPods for the iM310:
The solution is actually quite simple, due to a design flaw. Altec lansing designed a rather cheap mini din plug-in which can either be replaced or repaired depending on your skill and patience level. Your ground contact is fine BUT the positive contact is not making connection due to the fact that the plastic housing has broken away and pulled the contact with it. This can be super glued back into place or just replaced with a new mono minidin plug-in.
In order to get the IML237 Orbit USB speakers to work onan apple computer, you must change the settings in system preferences. 1.click on the apple icon 2.click on system preferences 3.click on sound 4.click on output (veryimportant! the speaker MUST be plugged into the USB port in order to show onthe "select a device for sound output" list.) 5.the IML237 Orbit USB speakers will show up under, "USB Sound Device" 6.click on "USB Sound Device" 7.play some music on itunes Nowthe speakers will automatically be detected when you plug in the speakers. Youshould not have to re-adjust the settings.