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  1. Save on Sony and Bose Audio This November

    Vendor Deals
    We've spotted a solid sale via the folks at World Wide Stereo. Save anywhere from 10 to over 35% on select headphones, speakers, receivers, projectors, and other equipment, all offered with free shipping. Read more here...
  2. Klipsch and Bose on same Receiver

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi, i would like to know if this is a good setup because the Klipsch has got more dynamic range than Bose Frequencies. My setup is to connect the Klisch Quintet 5 speakers directly to Onkyo tx-nr 708 to FRONT-R, FRONT-L, CENTER, SUR-R, SURR-L. Then Bose accoustimass speakers to FRONT-Wide-R...
  3. Hooking up a Denon receiver to a existing Bose connection

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am having so much trouble figuring this out. I just bought a house with prewired speakers in distinct areas. The upstairs is controlled with a standard 5 speaker audio plate and was easy to wire. However the downstairs is prewired with what looks to be a Bose plate with 16 pins that an adapter...
  4. Center Speaker Match for Bose 201 V Series

    Home Audio Speakers
    First off, I know, Bose is not a favorite of most. But, I got these 201's for free a few years ago and they work fine. I don't have the $$ to be a true audiophile right now. So, I'm just trying to make the most of what I got. I'd like to get a center speaker. Anyone have any idea what center...
  5. Notes on Audyssey setup for a Bose Lifestyle

    Audio Processing
    For better or worse, I have been helping my friend with the Bose lifestyle system again. The bass was very boomy after the first calibration and it annoyed the spouse. I experimented with running the Audyssey cal with the bass unit turned off in all cases except when testing the subwoofer. This...
  6. Connecting Powered Bose Lifestyle to Pioneer VSX-D1X

    System Setup and Connection
    Bose powered subwoofer has 9 Pin DIN. input and outputs for 5 cube Acoustimass speakers. That part is fairly self explanatory. Need to connect to Pioneer DSX D1S receiver...see photos...any assistance would be appreciated.
  7. Help me in selecting Receiver and Home Theater Speakers

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello Everyone, I want to buy a "good" home theater, and my budget is 1500 USD. I want to use it for both 4K / Full HD Movies and music. So far I have following choices: Onkyo NR626 + Acoustimass 10 Bose home theater Speakers. Onkyo NR636 + Acoustimass 15 Bose home theater Speakers. After...
  8. Bose Acustimass 8 pin / 13 pin interchangeablity

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    Hi All, I have googled this subject several hours and I have combed several forums and I even call Bose, all to no avail. I have had a Bose lifestyle 5 system which uses an Acustimass 8 which has an 8 pin din connector. After 20+ year of service the base unit died. Not wanting to spend more...
  9. Can Bose lifestyle 5 speakers be used with Denon AV receiver?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    My Bose lifestyle 5 receiver just died on me. After little research, I found out its subwoofer (acoustimass module) can not work with any other non-bose systems. So now it is completely useless, unless I get another bose receiver. But I really want to start setting up my own home theater system...
  10. Bose 141 budget wall mounting

    Home Audio Speakers
    So I have a pair of Bose 141 speaker that I have as surround sound speakers but are placed next to my FRONt speakers or towers. I have them there because there is no mount on them so im not able to get the full surround sound experience from hem. I was wondering if anyone has some great cost...
  11. Bose Acoustimass 6 III vs Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 SE MKII

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello guys I'm very much a noob when it comes to home theatre systems. I've narrowed my 5.1 speaker system search to the above 2. Considering that the Bose Acoustimass 6 III would cost about 2 times the price of Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 SE MKII, I like to hear what you guys think when...
  12. Bose system?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Is Bose theater system really the best? seems like the people in my area believe so. I in most aspects figure its high cost because of the name. Am I just oblivious and can't justify the cost of Bose, or is my point of view valid at all? Just curious.
  13. BOSE AM5 Sub

    REW Forum
    Hi everybody, I am new to the forum (first post), new to REW and used to make unreliable measurments with any kind of cheap stuff using my engineering background to extrapolate some useful data. Audio isa hobby for me but I take it very seriously, you can see it because I own a bose acoustimass...
  14. Headphones to replace Bose QC over the ear

    Headphones | Head Gear
    I have a pair of Bose Quiet Comfort Noise Canceling over the ear headphones that have literally been around the world and back. The plastic has cracked on one side (held together by electrical tape) and is starting to cut out. In short, it's time to replace them. It has been almost a decade...
  15. Bose reconstruction questions

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I am trying to peice together a new HTS. I recently purchased a Samsung 65" smart tv and found out that my old Bose lifestyles system would not hook up to it. After doing some debating on purchasing a sound bar and not being satisfied with the sound at the local box store I did a google search...
  16. Assist trouble shooting Bose V20

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I have a five year old Bose V20 HT system with inputs from my Verizon FIOS cable box, a Sony BluRay Player and a Ipod dock. Last week (unfortunately while I was on business travel) we lost audio from all sources. So far I have checked all the connections and the Media Center and Display appear...
  17. Bose accoustimass 10

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi Do somebody of you have a touch with Bose acoustimass 10 serie 4. ? Is it better for me to switch from JBL control One ?
  18. Bose speakers with Yamaha receiver

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    To all my HT gurus: I have a Bose Lifestyle 28 Series 3 DVD Home Entertainment system (5.1). The Bose speakers are mounted on the ceiling. I would like to hook up the speakers and the subwoofer to a Yamaha RX-V475 receiver. Do you see any issues doing this? Will this receiver be compatible with...
  19. How to setup Bose Acoustimass 6 speakers to Pioneer vsx-822k receiver

    System Setup and Connection
    I recently bought "Acoustimass® 5.1 speaker system with Pioneer VSX-822K receiver" from Costco. My house has surround sound pre-wiring. I am not sure how to connect acoustimass sub-woofer to the pioneer receiver. Sub-woofer connection is in the back of the room. I opened the wallplate and it...
  20. to bose or not to bose

    Headphones | Head Gear
    I know Bose is not very popular and I am not normally a big fan of Bose, but today I listen to some Bose heaphone sold at 125$ at Costco and compare tehm against some Skull Candy at around the smae price. Sorry I do not have any model number to give you and anyway this is just my impression...