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Altec lansing ipod will not play..the ipod lcd fades out when i want to play ipod. The aux and radio are no problem. i've checked ipod and it's fine.thx

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  • nigeldavis Aug 09, 2008

    I feels there is a problem with the docking connection. No sound unless I pull the ipod forward about 1/4 to 1/2 " then it connects and works ok. Docking connector appears firm. I have three of these purchased cheaply as the owners thought they didnt work when I knew they would if pulled forward. All are in immaculate condition. It is clearly a generic fault with this model. Is there a simple DIY fix so they can be just docked normally .? Logitech have not replied to my quiery.

  • kascho Sep 15, 2008

    I experienced the same problem. It's obviously a fault that altec lansing are aware of; I e-mailed them and within days they said they would be sending out a new one - no questions asked and they don't even want the old one back!

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Unit purchased for this past christmas. Going to contact Altec Lansing tomorroe. I'm somewhat glad I am not the only one with this problem.

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I just got one used - which was billed as working fine but I got it and had the same problem - Ipod Classic or Nano needs to be pulled forward in order for it to connect with the Ipod. I can't tell if it's with the unit itself or a poorly designed connection that doesn't hit the right parts inside the Ipod - but it's definately the unit - 2 Ipods have the same problem.

My temporary "fix" was to use my leather Ipod classic case and wedge it between the Ipod and the im600. That gave just enough room - abou 1/2 inch - but it was soft enough and I could position it so it didn't block the IR for the remote.

I may try to buy some black or dark gray insulation material with a sticky back to it and attach it, a little bit at a time to build it up so that it has a support that positions it correctly, Kindof like creating a seat cushion to prop it forward.

If anyone else has a good fix let's hear it

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