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Your thoughts about the Bose Solo sound bar

Discussion in 'Home Theater Audio' started by 1953, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. 1953

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    Thoughts, opinions of the Bose Solo?
     
  2. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    Bose = The Monster Cable of speakers.
     
  3. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 Active Member

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    It's Bose. That says it all. Crap.
     
  4. WestDC

    WestDC Well-Known Member

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    Have you been anywhere to hear it for yourself?

    It all depends on where in your home (room) it is to be used? everthing else in room also affects sound.

    Bose may not sound good to everyone so it all depends on what sounds good to you.
     
  5. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    +1......While not a Bose fan I agree. A lot of variables determine sound quality. Room size, materials in room, and most importantly, personal preference.
     
  6. yosoyellobo

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    Which would recommend.
     
  7. SayWhat?

    SayWhat? Know Nothing

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    Bose blows.

    Any company that can afford to Spam TV the way they do, does NOT need my money.
     
  8. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 Active Member

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    Depends on the budget.
     
  9. pfp

    pfp Whatever

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    That pretty much sums it up.
     
  10. JACKIEGAGA

    JACKIEGAGA N.Y. FOOTBALL GIANTS

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    Better
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    :lol:
     
  11. chevyguy559

    chevyguy559 Fresno State Bulldog!

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    Got no highs? Got no lows? Gotta be Bose! :)

    Although their $200 clock radio does sound pretty decent, but I'm not looking to spend $200 on a clock radio :lol:
     
  12. Cholly

    Cholly Old Guys Rule! DBSTalk Club

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    Indian...

    It all depends on your budget and listening tastes, but Boston Acoustics, Klipsch, Polk Audio, Yamaha come to mind. Decide whether you want just soundbar or soundbar plus subwoofer, for richer bass.
     
  13. yosoyellobo

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    Cheap.:)
     
  14. 1953

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    Pretty much what I expected to read. We'll stick to our tried and true 5.1 setup. :)
     
  15. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    If you're on a small budget and can't go with a 5.1 system then check out Polk Audio's selection of soundbars. Their price ranges between $350.00-$1,000.00.
     
  16. Hoosier205

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    If you can't go with a full 5.1 setup, then select another setup. 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, or 3.1. Anything but a soundbar...yuck.
     
  17. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    While nothing beats a 5.1 setup Soundbars are useful if your TV is in a very small room.
     
  18. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 Active Member

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    About as useful as a screen door on a submarine, in my book. You'd be better off with two bookshelfs or nothing at all. Fake surround and soundbars are a gateway drug. :)
     
  19. fireponcoal

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    You tell em'..


    Bose are actually ok. Really, they sound good. Sound great? Well, if your an old man who argues about **** like this on the Internet well, probably not(cause he is always correct). For what you want to spend they'll sound fine.
     
  20. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    I once thought that. Friends of ours have a very small summer cottage on lakefront property. Living room is 8' x 10'. They have a Samsung 40" LCD with a Polk Audio Surround Bar there. While not a 5.1 setup the surround bar was a vast improvement over the TV's speakers and after hearing it I can honestly say the surround bar in that situation can hold it's own against a 2.0 setup.
     

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