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Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-10-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

Thanks for the extra info.

Oh this is not looking good. I looked at usual suspects like Alpha, Alps, Bourne etc. and I suspect your pot body width might be a little off. But either way this may...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-10-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

What other marks/printing/brands are on them? Look around them carefully.

As I said before. Things that help identify a pot include..

width of the pot body, shaft diameter (the wider shaft...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-09-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

That is what I am hoping you would help work out.... ~10s of minutes of work to open up your Mbox and find out that info or post a photo here if you need help. If not take the whole thing to a repair...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-09-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

OK I think we have that. And I have suggested several options for doing something here to help yourself, are you going to do any of them?
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-09-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

So was I when I read the first post.
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-09-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

Alpha... a widely used manufacturer. http://www.alphapotentiometers.net/index.html Not the highest-end vendor but that is no surprise, perfectly fine for what this ones does.

**But** that is a...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-09-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

You cannot open it up and see part numbers, how it mounts to the PCB or measure the shaft diameter etc?
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-08-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/mbox-3-mini

OTOH you can buy a used Mbox 3 Pro on EBay for less than $400, so is the hassle and cost of a repair worth it?

Or find the part number or specs of your...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-08-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

Yes, so does the Mbox and Mbox Mini. If the pot shaft does not click in and out easily the pot likely needs to be replaced. And it may be not hard to find that exact part or a substitute once you...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 09-08-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MBOX 3 Pro volume level insert & knob replacement

I doubt anybody has any idea what you mean by " insert". Is the potentiometer shaft broken? The potentiometer itself/wiper assembly? Just the knob? Photo?

Replacement knobs and potentiometers...
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