Forum discussion tagged with Bose.
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    Solved! TV Sound Setup: Mixing HDMI Input and RCA Output

    I'm at my family's home for the holidays and trying to do a little tech support... Their TV is a Sharp Aquos TMAN-A043WJZZ (see manual here). They use a Roku stick (via HDMI) to watch everything (no cable box) -- this all works fine using the TV's own speakers. Now, they also have an old Bose...
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    Question Bose Lifestyle 25 how to update

    Hi, I love my Jewel cubes and the sound still works great. How can I update the whole system to be compatible with the present tech like Bluetooth, WiFi, I don’t mind cable. Which media center can I buy that can allow me to plug in USB-C as input / output? Thank you.
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    Solved! Bose Speakers with Visio Subwoofer/ Soundbar?

    Hello all! I currently have a Visio Wireless Subwoofer/ Soundbar combo that includes two satellite rear speakers that connect to the Wireless Subwoofer with a Digital Out Audio Coax cable (I think: Visio just calls it Satellite Speaker Cable). Anyways, I have recently been given 4 Bose...
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    Solved! 2017 MacBook Pro 15" will not connect to Bose Bluetooth speaker or headphones

    When I try to pair my Bose Soundlink Mini II (firmware version - latest - 1.1.4) or Bose AE II Soundlink headphones with a 15" MacBook Pro Early 2017 they connect briefly and then disconnect. They pair perfectly and work flawlessly with my iPhone7, another iPhone7, my iPad Air3, and my 13"...
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    Solved! TV Audio Setup

    I'm trying to set up my TV, but I'm not getting audio. All of the devices have and are connected by HDMI ports, but I'm not getting any sound. TV: Mitsubishi WD-73C9 Outputs: L/R Audio, Digital Audio Inputs: HDMI...
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    Prime Day Preview: $69 Off Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar

    Bose's stylish soundbar has never been this cheap before. Prime Day Preview: $69 Off Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar : Read more
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    Act Fast: Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones Now $150

    One of our favorite noise-cancelling headphones is over $100 off. Act Fast: Bose QuietComfort 25 Headphones Now $150 : Read more
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    Question How can I use my mic jack as a headphone jack?

    My headphone jack recently broke where when I put the headphones in all the way, the audio only plays on one side. To make it normal, the plug has to be very loosely in the jack. How do I use the mic jack as a headphone jack? I know that Realtek HD Audio Manager is able to do that, but I don't...
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    Top Bose Speakers Up to $61 Off on Secret Amazon Sale

    Bring the party with you wherever you go with this Bose SoundLink speaker sale. Top Bose Speakers Up to $61 Off on Secret Amazon Sale : Read more
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    Solved! Static and popping sounds

    I have recently come into a problem with my Bose lifestyle 25 entertainment system. Specifically, a serious interference problem with not only the speakers themselves, but the headphone jack on the receiver itself. There has been no previous damage to the receiver itself that I'm aware of. The...
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    Solved! Bose 901 Equalizer needed

    I am looking an equalizer for a series 1 901 setup. I understand not everyone likes these speakers but they were my grandparents so I'd like to have them working for sentimental reasons.
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    Solved! No volume Bose

    I have a Samsung DLP with a Bose 321, Samsung Blu-ray, Fios Cable, recently purchased a Firestick to stream Amazon movies. I have a HDMI switch to assist with the HDMI cables, I connected all the HDMI cables to the switch, the switch to the TV, the Bose has a HDMI and Optical cable to the TV ...
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    Need help with Bose Acoustimass 10 Series V Bass Module

    How do you connect the Bose Acoustimass 10 series V bass module with the one RCA plug going into a receiver which doesn't have an LFE/subwoofer rca output, but instead, 2 rca subwoofer outputs?
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    Bose Sale: SoundLink, SoundSport Headphones from $49

    Bose's SoundLink Wireless headphones and SoundSport earbuds are on sale. Bose Sale: SoundLink, SoundSport Headphones from $49 : Read more
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    Solved! Connection technics to sound bar

    How do I connect my technics amp to Bose sound bar.
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    Solved! How can I set up my Roku to control my bose solo 15?

    In the sound settings all I have is the 1 touch option. Just FYI Bose Solo 15 does not have HDMI outlet. Any help would be great!
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    how can I connect my bose wireless Bluetooth speaker to my samsung tv that has no bluetooth

    I think that I need a cable.can anyone tell me how to connect it so that I can use it wired
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    Bluetooth adapters for TV to Bose Speakers

    Comsol Bluetooth Receiver for Car or Home Stereo - Can I use this to connect my TV via Bluetooth to my Bose soundtouch speakers as the HDMI option does not work now, Thank you
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    Solved! I have an echo input. Where do I put the cable in my bose lifestyle equipment to make it play music through all my wired spea

    I have a 1997 model Bose lifestyle wired speakers thorughout my home. My husband and I really enjoy listening to Carolina Beach music cd's throughout the house. I am trying to get into smart home and purchased an echo input because I was told by amazon tech that it would allow us to request...
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    Soundbar and LG OLED

    I cannot get my Bose sound bar controlled by LG Magic Link.
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    Solved! I have a old Bose lifestyle 5 I would like to hook up to my new Samsung smart TV

    Need help. Not a tech person. Would like to use my Bose lifestyle system 5 with my new Samsung smart Tv model un50f5500afxza. Only have RCA jacks on back of Bose.
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    Act Fast: Bose's Popular SoundSport Headphones Just $45

    Bose's SoundSport headphones are currently at their lowest price of the year. Act Fast: Bose's Popular SoundSport Headphones Just $45 : Read more
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    Killer Deal: Bose QuietComfort 35 II Alexa Wireless Headphones $50 Off

    Our favorite noise-cancelling headphones are on sale. Killer Deal: Bose QuietComfort 35 II Alexa Wireless Headphones $50 Off : Read more
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    Bluetooth Bose speakers

    How to connect Bluetooth Bose speakers to my (non-Bluetooth-enabled) Roku TV?
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    Bose Cinemate not producing sound for cable box, but works for Bluray on new Smart TV?

    Hello. I have an older Bose Cinemate 1 (only RCA cable output). I just purchased a new Smart UHD TV that ONLY has optical/HDMI inputs. I bought a digital/analog converter from RCA to Optical, but I only get sound when the input on the TV is selected for the HDMI for the Bluray, and not the HDMI...
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    Can I still use my Bose 3 2 1 surround sound

    We have a Bose 3 2 1 surround sound that sounds great, probably because we don’t hardly use it. I’m looking for a new 65” 4K tv for my husbands Christmas Gift. I went to Best Buy today and explained what I had and that I had read this thread on connecting the Bose to my new TV. The sales...
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    Solved! bose soundsport free wont pair with BTI-010 transmitter & receiver

    OK, I thought I had this solved.... the BTI-010 pairs to my Bose Soundsport wireless earbuds, but in the transmit mode, I'm not getting audio...
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    Help with Speaker/amp setup

    Hi, I have Bose Freespace 3 speaker setup currently running off a mono amp through the 100v line but I recently acquired an older 5.1 A/V receiver ( Pioneer VSX-517-K). I want to set up the speakers so they are stereo. I can set up the Bose Freespace in order to work stereo as shown in the...
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    Solved! Bose lifestyle 5 compatability question

    Hi, I have an old Bose lifestyle 5 surround sound set. The media centre isn't working correctly. Can I use the 5 speakers and bass module with a newer centre, such as the lifestyle 18? That means I can also connect to TV via optical, which the 5 model does not have.
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    Solved! Nvidia shield / Bose - no sound

    I have an LG 50PA4500. Using HDMI I have connected an Nvidia Shield. Using the Optocal out cable I connect to Bose cinemate ii and I get no sound. If I use the tv speakers it works fine. I have tried adjusting the various audio settings on the tv, dialsabling the tv speakers and cannot get...
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    Solved! How do I connect my BOSE 3.2.1 Series ll stereo red and white cables to my un65nu800D Smart TV

    My Bose has a component cable and a stereo cable. My new TV has only HDMI ports, therefore I will add an AV to HDMI converter for the component cable. Where should I connect the stereo cable? We use the BOSE to enhance TV musical programs and to play DVD'S. Fred D.
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    What eq do I need for 901v

    What eq do I need for bose 901v
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    Solved! How to add/link two Bose wave radio together. Can i connect then throught the Bose link port, Please help me in this f

    I want to link both the BOSE WAVE 2 music system and Bose wave 3 music system together. Is there any way to do that.
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    Solved! samsung TV 6 series NU6900 have bluetooth? If so how to connect Bose soundtouch 10?

    Not sure if my new TV has bluetooth - and if so, can I connect my Bose Soundtouch 10 speaker? Thanks!
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    Which speakers have better sound and bass Creative Kratos S5 or Bose Companion 3 and 5

    I want to know which has a better sound and bass a modern Creative Kratos S5 or Speakers from 2006 the Bose Companion 3 and 5 as I am looking to buy new speakers for gaming watching movies and listening to music I can get the creative kratos s5 until 30th November for £90 original price £130 or...
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    Solved! Best bass home speaker

    Hi, I currently have the bose acoustimass system with a passive subwoofer and it produces close to no bass, I hate it. I would like to find a good speaker system 5.1 or 2.1 with a lot of bass. My price range would be up to $500. Thanks, Felix
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    Solved! Old Bose to LG

    I have a Bose Lifestyle 38 or 48. The cables and wires from the old TV and this system are complicatedly placed throughput the walls in my great room. I have a newer LG smart TV (unsure which model). Is there anyway to connect these two systems, and, if so...will the sound quality be worth it?
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    Review Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs. Sony WH-1000xM3: Face-Off

    The Sony WH-1000xM3 and Bose QC 35 II deliver superb noise cancelling, long battery life and compelling special features, but there can be only one winner. Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs. Sony WH-1000xM3: Face-Off : Read more
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    Solved! how to connect my LG LED UHD 65UK6360PTE TV to Bose wireless 35 quiet comfort headphones

    Planning to buy a BOSE wireless 35 quiet comfort headphone for my LG LED UHD 65UK6360PTE TV.Will it be able to connect
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    Solved! Bose QC35 II - Samsung QLED

    How do I connect Bose QC35 II with Samsung QLED (QE49Q7F)?
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    Solved! how to connect 2 Bose sounders to 1 tv?

    how to connect 2 Bose sounders to 1 lg tv?
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    Solved! LG UHD + Bose Hookup

    Need to connect my LG 65SK8000AUB tv to my Bose AV18 Media Center with a Xfinity cable box and a Sony blue-ray player. Help!
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    Solved! Bose Lifestyle 25

    Hi, I have recently purchased a QLED7, 55". The issue I have is getting Netflex the play through the Bose. As the Bose has only RCA Outputs and TV HDMI, I can't get many sound. Netflix works okay on the TV, but nothing through the Bose. Can you advise a solution? Fazj.
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    Solved! BOSE soundtouch 300 or LG sj9

    so im pretty confuse about which one to buy. so if someones used them before and could let me know the pros and cons and like a final verdict. i dont know much about soundbars just need something for movies and songs.
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    Solved! No rear sound 2018 Sony bravia to Bose lifestyle 12. Using optical cable adapter from orca jack

    No rear sound 2018 Sony bravia to Bose lifestyle 12. Using optical cable adapter from rca jack
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    How do I connect BT headphones to my hitachi smart tv?

    How do I connect Bluetooth headphones to my hitachi smart tv that has a Bose sound bar also connected to the tv? Tia
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    Solved! Looking for a stereo receiver that will work good with 4 ohm Bose 101 speakers

    Does anyone know a decent receiver to use with Bose 101’s that are 4 ohm
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    Solved! Trouble connecting old Bose Lifestyle 50 HTS system to new LG tv

    I have a Bose Lifestyle 50 HTS (circa 2000) and want to play the audio from the tv thru the systems speakers. The Bose unit only has RCA ports - no digital optical audio or HDMI. The tv is an LG LED model 55uj6540 but it only has HDMI and digital optical audio - no RCA ports. Is there some...
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    Solved! Link two different Bose systems together?

    I have a Bose Lifestyle 18 and a Bose Cinemate 123. The Lifestyle system has a receiver built in, which I really want, but the bass is just not quite where I want it to be, even adjusting to maximum bass. The Cinemate has amazing bass but no receiver. I've recently removed the Cinemate and...
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    Solved! Do Bose repair headphones?

    I can’t find information anywhere on repairs. I broke the right ear cup on my QC35 II by stepping on it (I know, I’m an idiot). The sound still works but the attachment is broken which means it doesn’t properly go over my ear. I guess it could be soldered but do Bose do any kind of repair...
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    Solved! Connecting Toshiba TV to Spectrum Cable Box and Bose Speaker

    Help! How can I connect my Toshiba TV, Spectrum Cable box and Bose speaker so that the TV sound runs through the speaker? Other responses say to make a connection into the speaker then out of the speaker into the TV but the speaker only has one connection point - audio in. No audio out...
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    LG 55UF950T how to connect Bose CQ35 ii ? [SOLVED]

    Hi all, I purchased a pair of Bose CQ35 ii for my hubby. I was told I would also need a Bluetooth transmitter. Which I bought. I cannot get it to work? Any advice how to make them work? Thanks
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    how to connect bose AV28 media center to new SAMSUNG QE65Q9FNATXXU 65" Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR QLED TV

    i have the old but still working well Bose system which used to connect via optical cables straight into the panasonic 55" HD tv. now that ive purchased the latest samsung tv, i can only get 1 speaker working as i can only connect bose via 1 optical cable due to this tv connecting all usbs, hdmi...
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    Bose 321 to new Samsung smart tv

    I have great sound of course with my Bose but the picture is black and white when i put a dvd into the Bose??
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    Solved! Can Bose cube speakers be ran thru a 4k Sony receiver to produce 4k surround sound?

    I am purchasing a new Sony 4K TV and need to know if I will be able to hook up the 5 cube speakers that are already mounted to my walls and also connect the Bose sub woofer to a new 4k receiver? Any help here is certainly appreciated.
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    Help hooking up Bose AV28 to newer model tv

    Hello everyone. I was given an older bose system and for the life of me I can't figure out how to connect and setup the system to my newer model tv. I tried doing alot of searches and tried many different trial and error options with no success. I would appreciate any of the help that I can...
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    Do comfortable earbuds for long hours of usage exist? (Under $50)

    Basically the title :) I've been looking for a decent pair of earbuds that are comfortable enough to wear for hours while I either play games or do homework for college, and would like to upgrade from my $8 panasonic ergofit earbuds. Currently the budget is max $50, but preferred around $30...
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    Bose equalizer other brand speakers

    Can I use other brand of speakers to pair with Bose 901 speakers. Thanks.
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    Connect Harman Kardon AVR235 to Bose Acousitmass 7 surround Sound

    I’m trying to get a Bose Acoutimass 7 system to work with a Harman Kardon AVR235 receiver. I have speaker wires going into the subwoofer and then out to receiver as designed by Bose. I am bringing in sound from new TV via optical. Headphones get great sounds, but I can’t get surround sound to...
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    How do I change Sharp tv grayed out audio settings?

    I have a Sharp LC-26SB14U with a Roku hdmi stick and I’m trying to hook up a Bose solo 10 sound bar. Tv has a digital out that’s coax (that doesn’t seem to do the trick) so I bought a converter to coax to optical... that still doesn’t make the tv recognize the Bose.... how do I get to change the...