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BOSE Docking station Seriess II insert adapter

Just bought the new Series II Bose docking station and noticed that it only came with one adapter insert (universal) unlike the series I which came with a variety of adapters. Trying to replace the universal Series II adapter with a series I adapter, which fits my 80G Video iPOD doesnt work for they are not interchangeable. Does BOSE or anyone else have inserts for the series II station that cradle the 80 iPods better than the universal inserts that they come with?
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They both use the same speakers, my personal opinion deems they are both the same. However the second SoundDock charges via USB pin, so it is future proof for future iPods.

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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I had the same problem that the ipod would onl play when I pulled it forward in the dock. Looking closely, I saw that some of the pins on the left hand side of the connector were bent forward, so I bent them back with a needle:

bad4eb2.jpg

(ie. pushing the pins to the right, as shown here). This solved the problem for me.

If your connector is too far gone, I suggest looking to:

http://www.chargeconverter.com/shop/connector.htm

for a new connector for £3-4 or

http://www.chargeconverter.com/shop/connector.htm

for a whole PCB (Printed Circuit Board) replacement for £10-15.

Hope this helps...

Posted on May 01, 2009

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SOURCE: new ipod nano not compatable with bose docking

This is true. The new iPod nano is not compatible with the original SoundDock. This only means that it won't charge the iPod's power. Audio should be okay. This is an Apple issue. They changed the way almost all of their iPods charge (except the iPod classic). Bose can upgrade the SoundDock for their normal repair fee of $99. This would also you a new 1 year warranty.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

Anonymous

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Hi

To fix this you will need to have the dock/cradle re-soldered. I know someone who does this and does not charge a fortune. If you would like to get it fixed then let me know,

Steve
[email protected]

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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I have been looking for sometime and have finally found a 3rd party power converter. Another solution is to send your docking station to Bose and for $99.00 they will repin the dock so charging will work. The converter and adapter only cost about $30.00. Here is the link to the site I ordered from. I just ordered it so I am not abot to confirm functionality yet.....
http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/firewire-to-usb-converter

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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Bose docking station chip broke off


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bad4eb2.jpg

(ie. pushing the pins to the right, as shown here). This solved the problem for me.

If your connector is too far gone, I suggest looking to:

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for a new connector for £3-4 or

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for a whole PCB (Printed Circuit Board) replacement for £10-15.

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