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Hi.. I have a bose wave ipod docking system.. the sound is amazing.. or was... until a few weeks back when i noticed that in order to hear my ipod... i had to tweak the ipod a little on the docking tray,,,2 weeks back... the bose speaker didnt work... when i turn it on.. I get this thump thump thump sound from the bose speaker.. any ideas ? can u help ? thanks .chris p.s... I am in ireland and my bose speaker is from USA.

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Are you using a voltage adapter of some kind to convert the ireland standard 220VAC to the USA standard 120VAC that this device uses? Over voltage can deplete an electronics life very quickly.
By the sound of the "thump-thump-thump" noise emitting from the device, you may have a broken ipod dock connector, or a short somewhere in the connector/wiring/device itself, or the ground has failed.
By the description of having to "tweak" your ipod to hear it, it sounds like you've slowly broken the dock connector. Check to see if it moves easily, or if you can hear anything loose.
This is more than likely fixable, but it's probably easier to replace the device than to fix a broken connector.

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