The Bose® Lifestyle® V-Class® home entertainment system delivers vivid surround sound that brings movies and music to life. And now, it's designed to let you enjoy the experience more easily than ever before. Engineered with exclusive Bose® Unify® technology, this system uses easy-to-follow onscreen messages to guide you through the set up process. Enjoy up to 6 HD video and audio sources—such as your Blu-ray Disc™ player, cable box and gaming console. The system also includes a built-in AM/FM tuner and dock for your iPod or iPhone.
The beauty of the Lifestyle® V-Class® system resides in its breakthrough simplicity. The new Unify® intelligent integration system walks you through system set up, step by step. As you're attaching components to the control console, the system informs you via on-screen messages if you accidently make the wrong connection.
Each connected device is automatically added to the source menu accessed on your TV screen. No more switching through video inputs to find the right source. If you add a Blu-ray™ player, it will be shown as a "Blu-ray™ player" in the on-screen menu. This makes it easy and intuitive for anyone to use the Unify® system.
Unify® technology also simplifies the programming of your Bose remote control so that it can handle your Lifestyle® system and almost anything attached to it. During set up, the Unify® system references an internal database to identify each connected component and automatically teaches the Bose remote control to control it. Plus, you can see system information, including iPod and FM/AM status, on the Bose remote control's LCD screen.
You'll experience uncompromising surround sound, a hallmark of Lifestyle® systems. The V-Class® system features compact cube speakers that blend elegantly into your room. They produce the kind of compelling sound you'd expect from speakers many times their size. This performance is complemented by an Acoustimass® module that can be placed in a corner or out of view. Exclusive technology in the module helps provide the emotional intensity you feel at the cinema or in a concert hall. Even hidden out of sight, its impact can't be missed.
Your room is unique, with size, shape, textures, and other elements affecting the sound you hear. The ADAPTiQ® system was developed to analyse your room and then adjust the Lifestyle® surround sound system for a consistent, high-quality performance.
Built-in Bose® link technology can distribute the home cinema system's audio to as many as 14 additional areas. Add compatible Bose® products to enjoy music almost anywhere, even outdoors.
Unify® intelligent integration system uses on-screen navigation to simplify system set up and everyday use. This proprietary technology walks you through set up, showing the right inputs and best connection options, and even verifies you've done it correctly. Clear, on-screen menus provide all the information you need for your connected sources.
ADAPTiQ® audio calibration system analyses the way your room's dimensions and other variables affect sound, then automatically adjusts the sound of your speaker system to the acoustics of your room.
3D video compatibility enables your system to automatically display 3D video when connected to the appropriate 3D source(s) and a 3D TV.
Bose® link whole-home audio technology lets you connect compatible Bose® products to your Lifestyle® home entertainment system for listening in as many as 14 additional rooms – even outdoors.
Control console with abundant inputs/outputs, including 4 HDMI connections and 2 HD audio connections. Also features built-in FM/AM tuner.
Bose® remote features an LCD screen to simplify management of your entertainment sources. Works on radio frequency to operate through walls and floors.
Dock for iPhone/iPod charges your iPhone/iPod as you listen or whenever docked. Watch your video content on your HDTV and control it with the Bose® remote control. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and all iPod models featuring a click wheel.
Acoustimass® module works in concert with the small speakers to deliver a fuller range of cinema sound and effects. The patented Bose design produces low frequencies for all channels with no audible distortion.
Direct/Reflecting® speaker technology delivers lifelike spaciousness from a natural balance of reflected and direct sound – similar to a live performance.
Automatic video upscaling ensures movies and sports use the highest resolution capabilities of your display – up to 1080p over HDMI.
Proprietary Videostage® 5 decoding and post-processing circuitry, combined with digital 5.1 decoding and DTS®, delivers a high quality, multichannel surround sound experience from practically any source: DVDs, stereo CDs, even older mono TV shows and movies.
Do I need a separate receiver with this system?
No. The system includes a media console with abundant inputs/outputs and an FM/AM tuner.
Does my iPod work with the V-Class® system?
The system is "Made for iPod"-certified and works with iPhone, iPod touch and all iPod models featuring a click wheel. Also plays video content from your iPod on your HDTV. Requires the Apple Lightning to 30-pin Adapter for use with iPod and iPhone models with an Apple Lightning connector. The Lightning to 30-pin Adapter (0.2m cable) is not compatible with Bose Lifestyle and VideoWave systems.
Does the system support high-definition audio found on Blu-ray™ media?
Yes, this system can decode both Dolby TrueHD and uncompressed multi-channel PCM.
What sources can I connect to my system?
You can connect a variety of HD video and music sources, such as a 3D Blu-ray Disc™ player, DVD player, cable box, gaming console, Apple TV, Roku player and many more. If it has HDMI® or analog connectors, this system can integrate it to give you a great audio-visual experience. The system is designed to be flexible—with 6 HD inputs and a remote code database that can be updated—so you can connect most any source you want, now and in the future.
Is there a way to connect the rear speakers without running wires to the back of my room?
Yes. The SL2 wireless surround link (sold separately) is a transmitter/receiver package that allows you to plug in your rear speakers without running wires to the front of your system.
Playstation® 3 uses Bluetooth technology that isn't compatible with Bose® home entertainment systems - but is there a fix for this?
Yes! There are a number of easily-available third party devices that enable infra-red/Bluetooth communication between a Playstation® 3 and all the latest Bose® home entertainment systems. Click here to find out more and for step-by-step instructions.
Is this system compatible with 3D Blu-ray Disc players?
Yes, 3D compatibility is enabled with an easy-to-install software update, available at Bose Product Support. Once the download is complete, this Lifestyle® system has full 3D compatibility to ensure you see content as intended with your 3D TV and connected sources.