Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

Subwoofer has stopped working. Can I still use the other speakers?

altec lansing subwoofer

  • Please log in to reply




  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 45 posts



I've had Altec Lansing ADA995 5.1 speakers for over 10 years, and the subwoofer has finally stopped working. I'm wondering if there is some way that I can still use my 5 other speakers (or at least the front left and right speakers). The rca connectors of the 5 speakers are a little strange in that they have unique shapes at the end of the plastic to make it easy to plug in to the subwoofer, but I'm hoping that they'd be compatible with other subwoofers (please see attached pic). I've never had any problems with the 5 speakers.


My budget is about £100 ($130).


Will these Altec Lansing speakers be compatible with a new subwoofer or would it be better to go for new 2.0 speakers? Some examples are listed below:


1) Edifier 1600 TIII 2.0 Speakers



2) Edifier R1800TIII 2.0 Speakers

https://www.amazon.c...ds=edifier 1800


I'd appreciate any advice. Thanks for reading.



Edited by jeremygex, 02 June 2017 - 07:18 PM.

  • 0


Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP