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Creative Gigaworks Speaker Cable repair

  • 02-02-2023 4:00pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 12 kjansch


    Hi

    I have a set of Creative Gigaworks T40 speakers, the original version.

    Unfortunately the 'slave' or secondary speaker's cable has snapped and I cannot connect it to the Hub speaker.

    Does anyone know somewhere where this can be repaired in Dublin - the cable needs to be replaced but I still have the jack to connect on the snapped end of the cable


    thanks



Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,599 ✭✭✭ ozmo


    Best fixing it yourself...

    What does each end of the cable look like? I see several versions on internet... If its circular like below you could use this (the blue one should fit)

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/JEEUE-Connectors-Solderless-Terminal-Applications-RCA-Male-Blue-2PCS/dp/B08LW1N1K8?th=1

    or easier again - this one you don't even need a screwdriver...

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Speaker-Terminal-Female-Adapter-Connector-RCA-Male-AV-2-Screw/dp/B07B9PGMBR

    A soldered version would be preferable just for looks - but the above is perfectly fine and only tools needed would be a penknife to fix.

    When you strip the wires - one will either be black or no insulation and be braided and wrapped around an inner wire. Black or braided goes to (-) and inner or red goes to (+)...


    “Roll it back”



  • Registered Users Posts: 12 kjansch


    Thanks for that, oddly I didn't receive a notification of your reply

    Unfortunately its a satellite speaker that connects to the main speaker that has had it's connector cable broken, so while that may be a solution, the cable would be very short as a result.

    The cable has snapped in half , its not that the cable has snapped near the jack/plug.

    I'm assuming you clip those fittings onto the end of the snapped cable.



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