Boston Acoustics BA635

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Boston Acoustics BA635

Post by Wohali » Sat Jun 19, 2010 7:19 pm

I am using Boston Acoustics BA635 on a desktop Dell with Windows 7. One of the speakers cuts out. If I twist the connection, it will work for a short while, then it cuts out again. Can I fix this, or do I have to get new speakers?

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Re: Boston Acoustics BA635

Post by dyarker » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:52 am

The connector is dirty, or the wires inside the cable are broken and moving the cable temporarily lets the broken ends touch.

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Re: Boston Acoustics BA635

Post by Wohali » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:30 pm

Thanks Dale.
I think it's the wires. New speakers here I come...

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Re: Boston Acoustics BA635

Post by Bob Scott » Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:16 pm

Wohali wrote:Thanks Dale.
I think it's the wires. New speakers here I come...
Here I thought that Boston Acoustic made expensive high grade speakers. They must have sunk pretty low if you are replacing them for having bad connection wires.
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Re: Boston Acoustics BA635

Post by Wohali » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:11 pm

They are very high quality, but I've had them for over 10 years, LOL. They've had a good long life :grin: I think I'm going to keep them for my stereo system, which isn't used very often. I have no place to put regular sized speakers. I got a set of Altec speakers for the PC, and they are awesome. Great sound.

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Re: Boston Acoustics BA635

Post by haklesup » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:24 pm

10 years is acceptable for some wired connections if they get handled and moved occasionally.

I would try and replace the wires. Assuming these are hard wired to the speaker, cut the cable about an inch or two away from the speaker then thread the good part back into the speaker and resolder.

Its hard to describe an exact procedure but it should be possible to rewire it. A photo would help if you get stuck

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Re: Boston Acoustics BA635

Post by Wohali » Fri Jun 25, 2010 8:14 am

Thanks for the tip :cool:

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