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Control and amplification circuit boards are not recieving power

I have tracked the power failure to something inside the subwoofer box. Main power is wired directly into the box with no obvious way to open it, however, the subwoofer speaker does use screws, but the grated cover has no indication on how it might be removed. Using a voltometer, the circuitboards appear to be intact, they show the ability to hold a current, so I have ruled them out as being shorted. The main power line going into the box has power, but none of the wires coming out, going to the board, show any current whatsoever. I conclude that there is some sort of power distribution hardware that has failed or a wire has become loose. My question is, how do I open the box without damaging it?

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I have 2 sets of speakers systems for the Logitech Z-680
Both sets included Subwoofer and 5 speakers.

Note: there is no controller on both just the speakers

I bought one set and the Controller went out.
Logitch sent me a new Z-680 system then the second controller went out but speakers work great.
1 system speakers were never used
2 system speakers used for about 4 yrs (speakers work great)

Also have 2 remotes (never used)

Both speaker systems are for sale
Remotes will sell seperatly or with systems

If in need of the subwoofer speakers must go along

Email me if interested
[email protected]

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

  • Anonymous May 18, 2010

    Please stop asking for remotes I sold them years ago



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If there are no visable ways to get into the box from the back then you must remove the speaker from the from and gain access through the hole the speaker came out of. It is not too uncommon for speaker units to built this way. Good luck.

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