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Need help identifying what this connectivity is for speakers!


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wanboy421

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Hello, so recently our CD player has broken down after serving us many years in our restaurant. The CD player connects to speakers which are all attached around the restaurant, but the cable/wire used for it is really outdated (there's only one connectivity method). So far, i have failed to find any modern CD players which can be used to replace it as they do not have that connectivity method. Any help or guidance is much appreciated, thanks!

 

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Edited by wanboy421, 22 October 2018 - 02:10 PM.

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well, this was a pleasant surprise.  So I took a look at your pictures.  Your "cd player" is a mini home stereo system.  Meaning that it was a cd player and an amplifier together.  Now that you know what your looking for, you should have much better luck in finding what you need.  My recommendation it to go to your local electronics store and look at the mini home stereos that they have.

 

the other option I would suggest is to look at the local pawn shops.  You can get perfectly good stereo's there that you can use for not much money. 


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a simple cd player usually has rca or phono connections for speaker output. :- https://en.wikipedia...i/RCA_connector
here's an example of a simple cd player which has the rca connections on back. :- https://www.amazon.c...;pf_rd_i=172557 it's the 2 line out connections for left and right speakers.

now your speakers have just bare wire so the easiest way to make them into rca/phono connections is with these :- https://www.amazon.c...to speaker wire

simply press down the clip insert the bare wires into correct hole and release clip to secure them in place, wire with red strip goes in red hole, wire with white/grey strip goes in black/white/grey hole, then you can simple plug them into any device that has rca/phono connections.

Edited by terry1966, 22 October 2018 - 10:04 PM.

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well, this was a pleasant surprise.  So I took a look at your pictures.  Your "cd player" is a mini home stereo system.  Meaning that it was a cd player and an amplifier together.  Now that you know what your looking for, you should have much better luck in finding what you need.  My recommendation it to go to your local electronics store and look at the mini home stereos that they have.

 

the other option I would suggest is to look at the local pawn shops.  You can get perfectly good stereo's there that you can use for not much money. 

Oh i see! Thank you very much for the response :) 


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a simple cd player usually has rca or phono connections for speaker output. :- https://en.wikipedia...i/RCA_connector
here's an example of a simple cd player which has the rca connections on back. :- https://www.amazon.c...;pf_rd_i=172557 it's the 2 line out connections for left and right speakers.

now your speakers have just bare wire so the easiest way to make them into rca/phono connections is with these :- https://www.amazon.c...to speaker wire

simply press down the clip insert the bare wires into correct hole and release clip to secure them in place, wire with red strip goes in red hole, wire with white/grey strip goes in black/white/grey hole, then you can simple plug them into any device that has rca/phono connections.

This is amazing, thanks very much for the recommendation. I will let you know how it goes :)


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