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I have 2 external Altec Lansing speakers for my computer with iTunes and the external (knob) volume control stopped working. The speakers still work.

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This is a simple potentiometer for volume control.
\015\012Very easy to fail - and very difficult to repair.
\015\012The simplest thing to do is disassemble and try to clean the pot. with electrical contact cleaner... replacing the pot. with a new one is almost impossible - as they do not offer replacement parts.
\015\012Try radio shack for a similar one - but it will not be OEM, and may need to be rewired externally.
\015\012To get the proper one - disassemble and obtain the part number off the pot.
\015\012You can also remove the pot. - and jumper the wires so the speakers play at high volume at all times - and control the volume with the PC. (just an idea)
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