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Acoustimass powered speaker 5 pin cable problem

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by Bob Nieuwenhuis, Mar 22, 2014.

  1. Bob Nieuwenhuis

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    Hello people i have a problem, i have a fairly old bose acoustimass powered speaker model 2683-2 and i need to find a 5 pin cable that can connect it with my pc,
    does anybody know a option for connecting it?

    i uploaded the picture of the back and i need to have a cable that says audio input 43855-1_5.jpg
     
  2. schan1269

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    Bose is proprietary. If they didn't make it, doesn't exist. I take it you don't have the tuner/player box anymore...??
     
  3. Bob Nieuwenhuis

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    Im not sure what you mean with the tuner/player box but i got it from my parents who didnt do anything with it anymore and the audio input cable is gone but thats why im looking for a way to make it work so i think i need to find a 5pin cable to aux output somewhere
     
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    Ebay.
     
  5. Bob Nieuwenhuis

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    i looked there but i dont know the specific name for it
     
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    Do you still have the tuner/player part?That would be the silver part with the AM/ FM Tuner and you put a CD in it.If you do not have that part...the speakers are a door stop.
     
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    I think i have a door-stop then so it will be useless?
     
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    Unless you buy another control box on Ebay.

    Is this the two cube?
    Or a later one with 5 cubes?

    If two...good luck finding a working control box.
     
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    ye its an old system from 1989 so i think it's junk then, but thanks for all the help
     
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    Sell the cubes...people out there buy them.

    You might pull the amp out of the bass module and sell it on Ebay as well. Those hardly ever broke. The music center(as they are called) were the part that broke.
     
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    thanks for the tips :)
     
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    Did you try checking with Bose directly? It is entirely possible that they offer the cable still, though at that age chances are slim and I believe as schan mentioned, you probably need the actual unit that it connected to.. As mentioned, the best thing to do with old Bose is send them out to the ebay pasture where they can pull in decent amounts. My dad has an old one that is just the bass module and sats and it can be connected to any system via their proprietary harness, but it isn't a DIN style connector like that one.
     
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    Bob Nieuwenhuis

    I have two of these old school systems, 1 works perfectly fine. The other works good except the sub. I have the tuner/player as well as the 5 pin DIN connector for sale if you would like ( it is the audio input cable you are talking about).

    I have been unable to find a new player/tuner online. The DIN 5pin connectors are 59$ from ebay but I would sell it for cheaper than that...
     

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