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bose 161 speaker manualLearn more or change settings here. Bose 161 speakers are a versatile option for both music and movie listening. They work with your stereo receiver, but can also serve as front or surround speakers in a component home theater setup. This means you get broader, more even sound throughout the listening area. Custom mounting brackets are included to increase placement options throughout your home. They deliver the kind of performance you'd expect from much larger speakers, making it possible to enjoy rich low-frequency sound from smaller speakers. It is just great. Sound fidelity is the best. For your records Serial numbers are located on the label on the back of each 161 speaker.For best acoustic performance, place the left channel speaker on the left side of the room and the right channel speaker on the right, at least 5 feet (1.5 m) apart. The insulation around one wire is striped, collared, or ribbed. These correspond to the positive (red) and negative (black) terminals on the back of each speaker, receiver, or amplifier. If you vacuum the front grille of the speakers, do so carefully. Troubleshooting If you experience problems with your 161 speakers, the following suggestions may help. Page Count: 9 If you plan to feed wires through the wall, mark the speaker wire pilot hole also. 2. Drill holes for the chosen mounting hardware. 3. Mount bracket part A to the wall and mount bracket part B to the rear of the speaker (Figure 3). 4. Secure the speaker with bracket part B to bracket part A using screw C. To adjust the angle, loosen screw C slightly, move the speaker up or down, and retighten screw C. Figure 3 Speaker-bracket installation Cleaning your speakers Troubleshooting Technical information Y our 161 speakers ar e engin eer ed to pr ovide q uality Bose speaker pe rforman ce from a simple, e legant desi gn. For your records Serial numbe rs are locate d on the label on the back of each 161 speaker.http://wecans.co.kr/_UploadFile/Images/bosch-innowave-manual.xml
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No p art of this work may be repr oduced, modified, distribu ted or othe rwise used withou t prior written permi s sion. Save the cart on and pack ing materi - als for po ssible later u se. If eith er speak er appears damaged, do not operat e eithe r one. For be st acousti c perfor mance, place t he left ch annel s peaker on the le ft side of the r oom and the right c hannel spe aker on the right, at le ast 5 feet (1.5 m) apart. (Refer to the lab el on the back of each sp eaker.) Make sur e the back of each sp eaker is parallel t o the fr ont wall. For r ear chann el use in a ho me theater su rrou nd sound syst em, put the speake rs near the ba ck of the room, behind or to the si des of the lis tening ar ea. Attach t he suppli ed self-adh esiv e feet to the bottom surf ace of each sp eaker for gr eater stabil ity ( Figure 1 ). If you wa nt to mo unt your speake rs usi ng the supplie d wall bracke ts, see “Mounting your spea k ers on a wal l” on page 6. Figure 1 Locations for attaching rubber feet to the bottom of the speakers CAUTIO N: Do no t install ne ar any he at sourc es, such as radi ators, heat regis ters, sto ves, or othe r apparatus (inc ludi ng amplifie rs) that produce heat. CAUTIO N: Bef ore maki ng any c onnec tions, tur n off you r recei ver or ampli fier and unplu g it from the outlet ( the AC power ma ins). The insula tion arou nd one wire i s striped, coll ar ed, or ribb ed. These corr espond to the pos itive (r ed) and negati ve (black) t erminals on the ba ck of each speak er, recei ver, or ampl ifier. Note: Be sure to cut enoug h cord t o reach f rom the r eceive r to each speak er. At the en ds of each cor d, strip appr oximately 1 ? 2 inch (1.3?cm) of insulati on fro m both wir es. T wist the bar e ends of each wir e so ther e are no loo se strands. Connectin g speaker cord to the speakers Locate the ter minals on t he back o f each speaker.http://www.meditor.pl/eurostyl/photos/bosch-inline-injection-pump-service-manual.xml Figure 2 Making spea ker wire connections Connect ing s peaker cord to your receiver or amp lifier Connect t he left spea ker cor d to the le ft channel speaker output of your r eceiver or ampli fier. In the same manner, connect the right sp eaker cor d to the r ight channel speak er outp ut. CAUTIO N: Make sure no loose str ands of wir e touch acros s termi - nals. T his cou ld crea te a sh ort circ uit that can da mage a n ampl ifier or rec eive r. Secure an y loose w ires be fore yo u plug in the rece ive r or ampli fier. Note: If these spe akers are us ed for the rear surr ound ch annels in a home thea ter syste m, cho ose the “SM ALL SPE AKER” setti ng.The sound should seem t o come fr om a point between t he two speake rs. The bass s hould be full and natu ral. If not, your co nnec - tions may be rev ersed, causing the sp eakers to play out of phase. CAUTIO N: Do no t mount the bracke ts on surfac es that ar e not sturdy enoug h, or that h ave h azards con ceale d behind them, suc h as electri cal wir e or plu mbing. If y ou are uns ure abo ut installin g the bracke t, contact a q ualified profes sional installer. CAUTIO N: Do not ha ng items fr om the brac kets or speak ers. The bracke ts were designed to supp ort the weig ht of the s peaker s only. Note: For verti cal moun ting, mount part A with th e hole for screw C at the bott om. Be sure to tighten all scr ews. If you plan to feed wires through the wall, mark the sp eaker wi re pi lot hole also. 2. Dri ll holes for the chosen mou nting ha rdware. 3. Moun t bracket part A to the wall and mount brack et part B to the r ear of the speaker ( Fi gur e 3 ). 4. Secur e the speaker wit h bracket pa rt B to brack et part A using screw C. T o a djus t the a ngl e, lo osen screw C slig htly, move the sp eaker up o r down, and retighte n screw C. Figure 3 Speaker -bracket installation A B C Do n ot appl y liquids directly t o the speak ers. If you vacuu m the fr ont grill e of the speakers, do so car efully.http://superbia.lgbt/flotaganis/1649214138 T roubleshoot ing If you exp erience pr oblems with your 161 sp eakers, t he following suggestion s may help. Refer to th e owners guide th at came with it for instruc tion on sett ings. Bass or t reble is weak Check the to nal bala nce settin g on your receiver or amplifie r. Make sure the wir es are in good condition and are firmly connected. If t he speaker does not play, th e problem is i n that chann el of the receive r. Gauge Length 18 (0.75 mm 2 ) 30 ft (9 m) maximum 16 (1.5 mm 2 ) 45 ft (14 m) maximum 14 (2.0 mm 2 ) 70 ft (21 m) maximum. Please choose a different delivery location.Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Please try again.Please try again.Custom brackets included for easy installation and flexible placement possibilitiesBe sure to use the proper gauge (or thickness) of wire or speaker cable for the length required to run the distance between your amplifier and your speakersShow details. Ships from and sold by ThrillingAudio.In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Register a free business account Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once. Please try your search again later.Style: Single Whether placed on a desk or bookshelf or mounted on a wall for use as surround speakers, these speakers are designed to deliver balanced, spacious sound with minimal or moderate amplifier power (10 to 100 watts per channel). Automatic protection circuitry keeps the speaker drivers from being overdriven, heightening the speakers' reliability without interfering with your listening.http://florentineholding.com/images/bose-1800-vi-service-manual.pdf Unlike conventional speakers, which radiate sound in a single direction, these speakers use Articulated Array driver positioning and Stereo Everywhere technology to deliver balanced sound throughout your listening area. Further, Bose's two 2.5-inch proprietary Twiddler drivers per speaker move more air from their small enclosures than similarly sized conventional drivers, creating a sound you'd expect from much larger speakers. Be sure to use the proper gauge (or thickness) of wire or speaker cable for the length required to run the distance between your amplifier and your speakers. If the length is 30 feet, use a minimum of 18 gauge (.75 mm), use 16 gauge (1.5 mm) for 45 feet or 14 gauge (2 mm) for 70 feet. Supplied custom mounting brackets offer a range of placement options. What's in the Box - Left speaker, right speaker, mounting brackets, self-adhesive rubber feet, user's manual.Whether placed on a desk or bookshelf or mounted on a wall for use as surround speakers, these speakers are designed to deliver balanced, spacious sound with minimal or moderate amplifier power (10 to 100 watts per channel). Included in the box. If the length is 30 feet, use a minimum of 18 gauge (.75 mm); use 16 gauge (1.5 mm) for 45 feet or 14 gauge (2 mm) for 70 feet. What's in the Box Left speaker, right speaker, mounting brackets, self-adhesive rubber feet, user's manual. Style: Single Customer will deal directly with Bose. Amazon calculates a product’s star ratings based on a machine learned model instead of a raw data average. The model takes into account factors including the age of a rating, whether the ratings are from verified purchasers, and factors that establish reviewer trustworthiness. Please try again later.Very pleased with Amazon's responsiveness re: return.But they are designed like old school bookshelf speakers. They need some form of amplification and your home theater receiver would work perfect.www.thediethub.in/wp-content/plugins/formcraft/file-upload/server/content/files/1626a94e89fc63---computrainer-manual-mode.pdf You could also use them with a bookshelf stereo receiver and whatever you drive them with, they are very flexible. They include buttons for the bottom or sides to place them on a shelf. The nicest thing about these is using the wall mount. Lots of adjustment when mounted vertically or horizontally and even include screws for the most common mounting substrates. I bought the white ones since my walls are white. Right now, I'm using on my computer that is being used as a home theater. Originally I was using a set of speakers that sounded just fine but wanted a different mounting configuration. They replaced a set of speakers that were Amazon Choice ones and a bit less expensive but when I hooked up the Bose 161's there was a real sound difference. So much so, that I found that I did not need the volume turned up as much on a typical movie or TV show. Even with these budget speakers, it's evident that it's part of the Bose sound and one I do like. Second of all, my older speakers had fine separation from right to left. Same a pretty much every bookshelf speaker out there. The Bose 161's seemed to give the same separation but sounds were more localised. Kind of hard to describe, but had a more 3D where you could point at the sound and my ears and eyes can follow the motion in an action movie. And even the depth to a show that I had never found with my old speakers or any other ones I have. It was a surprise which makes every show just a bit more enjoyable. Now, I know everybody wants a speaker with a lot of low end bass. And if that's what you want, you should have the equalization knobs on your receiver for that or in your device manager on your computer to get the sound you need. Out of the box, these Bose speakers are going to give you a natural sound. You can adjust frequencies as you need with the option of adding a subwoofer to your system. But on their own, they are not going to shake your room or get you tossed from your apartment. But I don't think they were ever designed to be a 901 or 602 replacement. Those are definite lease busters and need an amp to back them up. These are a quality speaker system for home and home theater use. Priced right with the flexibility to position them where you want. Also no need for speaker stands and mounting is included. All you need to buy is speaker wire. Most likely since Bose didn't know the length or color you need. I hope you get a chance to listen to these Bose speakers and add them to you home theater. I've been using them for about a month and a half and pleased with them. The only downside is that the other speakers I have are going to need to be replaced. Since I have 3 subwoofers kick'n around here, this could get pricey.I've been an experimenter with speakers and many of the variables around them for 45 plus years.I had large heavy JBL speakers which took up too much space in my new house. I hooked these up with my old tweeters and they sound just as good as my 800 JBL speakers that I got years ago.I highly recommend these speakers They are located above the kitchen cabinets. The sound is fantastic. I highly recommend these speakers.They have a nice, clean look and deliver decent sound. I wish they had a little more bass, but given their size, I expected as much. My family loves the sound, though. Installation took about 30 minutes thanks to the template included in the instructions. They look nice hanging from my ceiling.Perfect! How can anyone give these nice compact speakers a poor review is beyond me.The speakers produce a rich sound which could be expected from larger and more expensive equipment - I'm delighted and happy to recommend these versatile speakers from BOSE.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again It looked like the box had already been opened - a big foot print on the instruction manual. Also missing rubber foot pads. Not sure if they had been a returned product and then not thoroughly checked. Would buy direct from Bose next time.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Hooked them up to. Denon CEOL for the kitchen and it works superbly.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Wanted them as a set for my kitchen, with my system in another room--music only, mostly stereo LPs. Mids and trebles sound nice and crisp--what I'd expect from Bose--but there is NO bass, and I do mean NO bass--as in literally NO sound reproduction in certain ranges that I can hear at all. Small speakers, so I didn't expect the world, but these don't just produce a thinner or weaker sound than my good speakers (also Bose), they simply don't play certain ranges. If they are designed to be used in a bigger system with a woofer they should be sold that way, not as stand-alone stereo speakers for which purpose they effectively do not function. The price is not sky-high, but it isn't exactly cheap either--I expect full-range reproduction from speakers at this cost even in this size, and I expect much more from Bose. Very disappointed in these from a name I trust(ed). I'm going back to a set of 10 year old, 40 dollar cheapies that will give me a little less clarity on the highs, but at least produce enough bass that I can hear all of my music.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Muy contento con ellos.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Fifa 17 same as above. Remember? THEY HAVE TO PROGRAM THOSE SOUNDS IN. As for Blu-ray movies you name the movie and the sound you should be hearing during that moment and these speakers can handle it. Why not? I am hearing(still, even 3 years later) that I did not think were possible to be heard. Everything has to be programmed in for Video Games AND for Movies, but this is a 21-year-old episode this past November 5! My Music example: 'Money' by Pink Floyd, EVERY speaker is used at the start of the song when the Cash Registers are getting used. Bottom Line, these Speakers are soooooooo good at Subtle sounds.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Estarian mejor si incluyeran el cable para conectarlas, lo que si trae es la base para instalarlas en la pared o pequenas gomas por si se coloca sobre algun mueble. Este soporte tiene en teoria varias posiciones pero no logro que se mantenga por mas que aprieto el tornillo de sujecion.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Wall mounting brackets are included to provide additional placement options. The speakers can each accept 10 to 100W of power from your amplifier, making them suitable for most home theater installations. Full-Range Twiddler Drivers The Twiddler drivers are designed to generate more air movement from a small enclosure, enabling it to produce low frequencies, blend into the room in a compact cabinet, and handle more power. Automatic Protection Circuitry The drivers are protected from being overdriven without interrupting the music. Stereo Everywhere Technology Stereo Everywhere technology helps produce balanced sound over a wide area, Wall Brackets Included The included wall brackets are specifically designed for use with the 161 speakers, allowing for simple installation nearly anywhere in the room. Let us know YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS Browsing History ON Clear History Not responsible for typographical or illustrative errors. Available as a pair. Performance and versatility In your dorm, office or living room, you'll enjoy the rich, full musical performance these small speakers can provide. And they are also an ideal choice for home theater applications. Connect them to your existing home theater system and enjoy Bose sound from your favorite movies. With custom mounting brackets, these elegant speakers offer a range of placement options throughout your home or office. By precisely positioning the drivers inside the speaker cabinet, an Articulated Array speaker design can provide a large, consistent sound field. Twiddler drivers These proprietary drivers generate more air movement from a small enclosure to deliver the kind of performance you'd expect from much larger speakers. Enjoy rich, full music from sleek, easy-to-place speakers. You hear balanced stereo sound almost anywhere in the room. Custom brackets provide easy mounting for stereo or surround sound use. Outstanding sound from elegant speakers. Two key technologies allow 161 speakers to bring you such high-performance sound from a small enclosure. The versatility you need. The 161 speaker system can be used as stereo speakers or as surround sound speakers, making them a nice option for home theater applications. And with their slim, elegant appearance and custom wall mounting brackets, 161 speakers provide a number of placement possibilities throughout your home. Use with front channel speakers to create a surround sound system with seamless audio effects. Magnetically shielded speakers allow you to place speakers near your television without degrading the picture. Automatic protection circuitry protect drivers from being overdriven, without interrupting the music. Custom brackets included allows for easy installation and placement possibilities.He was very Polite, accommodating, a good listener, and worked out a great package for them. I am very happy he took care of my parents!Delivery dates and product availability are based on your delivery area. Please try again. Exclusions apply. In addition to functional cookies, which make the website work well, we place analytical cookies to make our website a little bit better every day. We also place personal cookies so that we, and third parties, can track your internet behavior and show personal content. If you want to use our website in its full glory, you need to accept our cookies. If you choose to refuse, we only place functional and analytical cookies. Change preference Click the button below and set a password via email to log in.Start here Use them in your home theater, or as speakers for your music installation. Thanks to the Articulated Array design and Stereo Everywhere performances, you'll enjoy a full and balanced stereo sound in your living room, study or office. Mount the Bose 161 speakers to the wall with the wall mounts included, or set them down and use them as book shelf speakers. It will protect. Engineered to reproduce sound over a large area, they bring you spacious stereo almost anywhere in the room with a fullness and impact you might expect from much larger speakers. And all that performance from a slim, elegant design means 161 speakers work equally well in a music or surround sound system. It is also quite common that customers throw outUser manuals are alsoTry Google Search! 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Terms apply.Please try your search again later.You can edit your question or post anyway.Find out more about our Delivery Rates and Returns Policy If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support ? Since those early days, Bose engineers have kept their focus on creating better technology. You'll find that focus exemplified in the Bose 161 speakers. About The Product These compact bookshelf speakers are a versatile option for enjoying both your films and music. They provide balanced audio in a sleek design that works with both home cinema- and stereo components. Integrated Stereo Everywhere and Articulated Array technologies help to deliver top notch sound quality to just about everywhere in a room. Versatility and performance Bose 161 stereo speakers bring Bose sound performance to your living room, study or office. And, if you prefer not to use them as bookshelf speakers, custom mounting brackets are included to increase placement options throughout your home or office. They come with custom mounting brackets, giving you more options of where you can place the speakers in your office or home if you don't want to use them as bookshelf speakers. And, because you can use them with your existing home cinema components, they are also the ideal choice as home cinema speakers, so that you can experience Bose-quality sound when watching your favourite films. You can use the speakers with an SA-3 amplifier to experience Bose-standard sound from your existing Bose Lifestyle system in another room in your home. In fact, you can even listen to music in one room, while your children watch films in another, simultaneoulsy, using the same system. More features The speaker design incorporates Articulated Array, including precisely positioned drivers that produce a wide, consistent audio field. Enjoy balanced stereo sound across a large area thanks to Stereo Everywhere speaker performance. Twiddler drivers use technology to create more movement of air from a tiny enclosure, producing a rich, low-frequency sound, which seems to come from much bigger speakers. You can now place your speakers close to your television without having them interfere with the picture quality, thanks to magnetically shielded speakers. To ensure the highest levels of reliability and quality in the sound industry, the speakers have been SYNCOM computer tested. For flexible placement possibilities and easy installation customised brackets have been included. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Amazon calculates a product’s star ratings based on a machine learned model instead of a raw data average. The model takes into account factors including the age of a rating, whether the ratings are from verified purchasers, and factors that establish reviewer trustworthiness. Please try again later. Neo the One 5.0 out of 5 stars The speakers produce a rich sound which could be expected from larger and more expensive equipment - I'm delighted and happy to recommend these versatile speakers from BOSE.It looked like the box had already been opened - a big foot print on the instruction manual. Would buy direct from Bose next time.Hooked them up to. Denon CEOL for the kitchen and it works superbly.Wanted them as a set for my kitchen, with my system in another room--music only, mostly stereo LPs. Please try again Ich habe die 161 als Ersatz zu nicht so style-lischen LS angeschafft. Werden gut gepolstert geliefert und beim auspacken merkt man das Gewicht, ich hatte mit der Halfte gerechnet. Das Stereobild ist zu normalen Anordnungen der Chassis besser und interessanter. Klanglich ganz nett, ja es fehlt der Bass. Aber ein guter Grundton ist mit etwas nachhelfen erreichbar. Mitten -Hohen sind gut,fehlen tut da nicht viel. Bei mir dudeln die LS im Hintergrund und dafur sind diese perfekt. Update: Ich habe sie zuruck geschickt, nach einer weile ist der Klang komisch. Bei Leiser Musik macht es den eindruck ob die Hohen drohnen wurden und vollig unsauber sind. Beim Grundton muss man nachhelfen mit dem Bassregler aber das klingt aufgedickt und ob immer noch was fehlen wurde. Fur Satelliten, Surround oder Atmos mogen sie funktionieren aber als Fullrange unbrauchbar.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Die Luftungsschlitze suggerieren voluminosen Klang. Aber von Sound ist nichts zu horen, selbst bei 2x95Watt (Yamaha RX-S601D) Ansteuerung und hochgedrehten Bassen. Lacherlich, aber mein Bluetooth Lautsprecher JBL Charge macht mehr Klang. Mit einem Subwoofer konnte ich jedoch den gewunschten Sound erreichen. Am Ende hat die Form und Optik im Raum (Kuche, 20qm) im Zusammenspiel mit einem Subwoofer uberzeugt. Alleiniger Einsatz als Stereo Lautsprecher NICHT EMPFEHLENSWERT. Die deutlich gunstigeren JBL one waren da schon besser, leider wegen Optik nicht behalten. Die Teufel Ultima 20mk deutlich besser im Sound, aber gro?er und fur meine Kuche unpassend.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again En mi caso los puse para sustituir una Denon Piccolo y se nota la mejoria en calidad de audio. Eso si, imprescindible un subwoofer, son cajas muy pequenas para reproducir los bajos, y se pierden muchas notas. Ademas le falta cuerpo. Lo tengo conectado a un sonos ampSorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Elles sont assez imposantes, mais dans cette couleur blanche, fixees sur un mur blanc, elles se fondent parfaitement dans le decor. Bien entendu, il faudra un ampli entre votre source audio et les enceintes. Utilisees seules, elles manquent clairement de basses. Pour un ensemble Home Cinema, il faudra sans aucun doute ajouter un caisson de basses pour apporter un peu de profondeur et un peu de relief au son. En tant que satellite dans un ensemble 2.1, elles jouent parfaitement leur role: le son est clair, bien equilibre entre mediums et aigus, ces derniers n'etant pas trop prononces ni trop agressifs. Une excellente paire d'enceintes, dont le rendu dependra ineluctablement du reste de votre installation (ampli, caisson).Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again Sound quality is ok but cannot handle loud volume at all. You should only take this speaker if you're severely lacking space A subwoofer is obviously needed along with these speakers. Nice thing about them is that you can mount them above or below a big TVSorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again I have couple of Bose system and all of them from my computer speakers to my hometheater.I love them. They're no different than others. Except for one. these have nice arc that blends with wall. Jut to try them out I unhooked one of my polkaudio Tower speaker and replaced it with Bose, I wouldn't say that it completely blew my towers but I'll say they performed 70 of my towers tho no that strong bass but again those are towers with three 6inch drivers and one twitter.. and they are almost 4 times the price.If you hook them up with subwoofer they are boom.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again These Bose speakers (no matter what other reviewers say) are not made to use without a sub woofer but sound fantastic and are a huge improvement over the main ones I had before. I don't use surround in the living room and if I did I would probably use the 305's or other larger speakers as mains with the 161's as rear surround. The 161's did improve the stereo image and the loudness up front for my living room size. I'm near 60 and have owned extremely high end equipment in the 70's and 80's until I decided it was time to spend my money on other things. As I get older I just need decent sound for movies and music while watching TV and these seem to do the trick.