Best For Small Rooms
Posted by: Navman from: Wilminton, NC on
This product is excellent for replacing the large old style floor speakers, when you have a limited amount of space in which to place them. Mobile homes, small rooms etc. The sound is excellent for their size and for their intended use. I would recommend them to anyone for similar use. Bose definitely lives up to their reputation.
18 out of 20 found this review helpful.
Posted by: Brodiebean from: MA on
I bought these speakers to use in two rooms of my house to provide surround sound. The sound quality is great and the small size allows the speaker to be mounted on the wall discretely. The only issue I encountered was the mounting hardware included does not allow the range of tilt I needed in some areas. So I ended up having to purchase additional hardware. Being on the low end of the Bose price range, I wasn't sure what to expect. However I am very satisfied and would recommend these speakers to anyone. Great value!
12 out of 12 found this review helpful.
Superb Bose sound for the average user!
Posted by: knostic64 from: Los Angeles on
If you want top-notch, immersive sound but you don't have the space or the budget for a state-of-the-art, high-end home theater system, pick up a pair of these babies and you will be amazed at the results. Simply using them as the left and right channels for our basic stereo TV has enhanced our entertainment experience 1000%. They are an ideal, affordable option for any would-be audio connoisseur, and they are more than adequate for almost anything the average user might want them for. Best of all, if you have ambitions for growing into a more elaborate system, these are an excellent entry-level choice, because they are fully capable of delivering outstanding audio on their own and are still integratable into a larger, more complex home theater later on. There are less expensive speakers out there, but come on- these are BOSE! And if you're going to buy some nice speakers, why not do it right? The best value for your money, without doubt!
13 out of 15 found this review helpful.
Front Speaker Replacements and They Work Great!
Posted by: Experiencedbuilder from: Raleigh, NC on
I realize that these units are specifically engineered to be rear and side surround satellites when interfaced with other Bose hardware; however, that comes at a high price. Since I needed to replace my receiver with an HDCP 2.2 unit, I decided to go ahead and change out my front speakers from my surround sound system with these. I also purchased a new center speaker (Polk Audio) with another sub woofer (Yamaha). My 13 year old speaker system (5.1) was included with a receiver package and I have no complaints whatsoever but these new Bose units are notably crisper, clearer and more dynamic. I left my old speakers as the 2 rear channel components. Even Bose claims that these speakers can be used for front or rear applications. That statement is certainly valid from my experience. Moreover, if they can be used for a 2.1 system, why can't they be used as front channel for surround sound? Don't get me wrong, having a $1500, or more, home theater audio system is fantastic but if you're looking for mixed and matched hardware that does the job and sounds terrific, these can be part of that system.
8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
Posted by: lakewalker from: aurora Il on
I have own Bose speakers for years. I had 901s now have double cubes in the living room. Put 161s in my bedroom with sony 32 inch lcd and apple tv great sound and good power for a 10 by 12 room their great. I didnt know they came with the wall mounts nice touch and they are very easy to install. Alot speaker for 140 bucks.
7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
Unbeatable speaker set for the price.
Posted by: nascarwiz from: East Troy, WI on
I bought this set for my surround sound back speakers and was blown away at the power they can handle with great sound.
7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
Sound and price
Posted by: tisme from: Covington, wa on
Both the quality of sound and the value you get for the price is excellent!!
6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
Posted by: mark2222 from: chicago,il on
i have purched two sets of these speakesr, i use them for my front, and rear, and let me tell you they sound great!!! my boys and i have these set up in our man cave in our basement. You do have to have a good sub and a good center channel speaker, and trust me you will be happy!!!
7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
Great Surround Speakers
Posted by: RyanCO from: Colorado Springs, CO on
Simply put, "I love them!" Great sound quality (so good that my other speakers seem under powered now) a pretty good bang for the buck. Also awesome that they come with wall mounts!
5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
Posted by: patrick from: orange county california on
For the price, these speakers are fantastic. Great value, good appearance, for the size, great bass. Makes deep sound affects well. Hard to make these speakers distort. Fairly easy to set up, but you do have to wire them. Pretty good build quality. Great sound coverage. Speakers get very loud. In some electronic bass pop songs, the bass is sometimes weak. Consider getting a sub woofer with it. Overall, these speakers are a great value for the sound quality. Great for music.