Extending the Life of Your Bose SoundDock

SoundDock

A couple of weeks ago, my wife mentioned that her Bose SoundDock wasn’t working.   Of course I thought it was probably something minor.   The SoundDock is a high quality unit that you dock your iPod or iPhone to get great stereo sound.  I had purchased it for my wife 6-7 years ago and it had always been a strong performer.

I first tried my iPhone (because we’ve been having problems with her phone) and it didn’t work.   I noticed the connector was a little loose, but it didn’t seem loose enough to cause a problem.   So I google’d for information on the unit and found out that my situation isn’t uncommon.    I found a UK based company called Invebo that had information on how to determine the failing component and three replacement options. Continue reading