The sound of a much larger stereo for CDs, DAB/AM/FM and more
Enjoy rich, room-filling sound from a small music system that fits nearly anywhere—and now has a fresh design. The Bose® Wave® music system IV includes a CD player, an DAB/AM/FM radio tuner and an input in the back for other sources.
CD/MP3 CD player with repeat, random and continuous play
Advanced DAB/AM/FM tuner with onscreen text display of song and artist information
Auxiliary input for other sources
Slim credit card-style remote operates all functions
Just plug it in and you're ready to go. Regular or home-burned CDs/MP3 CDs load directly into the front, and your favourite radio stations are available at the touch of a preset. A slim infrared remote control lets you operate all system functions from anywhere in the room, and the convenient touch-top controls for on/off/snooze are completely invisible. You hear your music with clear, full, accurate sound. All from a system that fits virtually anywhere—living room end table, kitchen counter or bedroom nightstand.
Big sound from a compact system
Much as a flute expands a breath of air to fill a concert hall, Bose waveguide technology fills your room with natural sound.
Sets up in minutes
Just plug it in and you’re ready to listen. There’s no stack of electronics. No big speakers. No wires running around your room. Proprietary Bose® technologies automatically perform many of the adjustments needed for high-performance audio. So you can enjoy the performance of a large, multi-component stereo without setting a row of controls. You may find yourself listening to music more often and enjoying it more. It’s really that simple.
The advanced DAB/AM/FM tuner delivers clear radio reception, and you can instantly access your favourite stations with six FM and six AM presets. Song and station information appears on the large visual display. And the CD player lets you hear your music the way you like with repeat, random and continuous play.
Dual alarms with gently rising volume
Large display with adjustable brightness and automatic nighttime dimming
What different audio devices can I play through the Wave® music system IV?
Aside from its built-in DAB/AM/FM radio and CD/MP3 CD player, the Wave® music system IV can play audio from most of today’s portable music devices. The standard 3.5 mm AUX IN input accepts MP3 and DVD/CD players and even older audio cassette players.
Does the Wave® music system IV work with Wi-Fi®?
No, but we have a distinct Wave® system that does. The Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV combines the benefits of the Wave® music system IV and our SoundTouch® wireless systems into one convenient unit that plays CDs, AM/FM radio and streaming music via Wi-Fi® or Bluetooth®.
Can I use the Wave® music system IV as part of my home wireless network?
No, the Wave® music system IV is not a SoundTouch® system with Wi-Fi capability. However, our Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV works together with other SoundTouch® systems to let you play music wirelessly throughout your home. Hear the same music everywhere, or different music in different rooms.
Does the Wave® music system IV offer dual independent alarms?
Yes. Two different wakeup times may be set, customised for each person's preferences (radio station or beep, volume, etc.). This is handy if two people wake at different times.
How many CDs can I load into the Wave® music system IV?
The Wave® music system IV has one CD slot.
Can I use headphones with the Wave® music system IV?
Yes. The Wave® music system IV comes with a headphone jack.
What is the Wave® music system IV warranty period?
The Wave® music system IV is backed by a limited two-year warranty.
Rated 1 out of
ALL THAT GLITERS IS NOT GOLDThis is NOT stereo equipment. There are no controls (other than a factory set 'normal' and a lower button to adjust the base, treble - options on most (even basic) hi-fi. At best its a good DAB radio.
Date published: 2016-04-23
Rated 5 out of
Bose waveAwesome sound easy to set up used it to power my am5 powered speakers excellent product
Date published: 2016-02-21
Rated 3 out of
Potentially fantastic sound systemI bought the system a few weeks ago. The sound produced is fantastic, however the annoying thing is the bass levels that are factory set. There is either the full earthquake or on the reduced setting, just filling rattler. Don't they realise that different styles of music don't have the bass as the overriding sound. Surely it is possible to give the buyer the option of adjusting the bass as they prefer.
Come on Bose, get rid of the alarm and give us decent control. My musical tastes go from metal to classical and lots in between. All I want to do is play my CDs.
Date published: 2016-02-07
Rated 5 out of
Outstanding qualityWe wanted to replace a tired. mid-fi system with a good DAB/FM radio. A good friend said "buy a Bose Wave". When that friend's been in the audio business / studio recording engineer for 50yrs you don't argue! We bought a Bose Wave nearly 20yrs ago & never looked back. Sound quality is outstanding & the only problem we had was when the remote died. Bought a new one. Easy.
I can honestly say both my wife & I are as happy with the Wave as the day we bought it - & that's VERY happy.
And I've just bought a pair of QC25 headphones - they're brilliant too!
Date published: 2016-02-01
Rated 5 out of
Excellence !!!!We received our Wave IV yesterday " WOW " what a system, so easy to set up, feaatures and sound are just perfect.as both my husband and I have a few celebrations xmas, bithday's and anniversary all between 25th December and 25th January we decided to put the money to good use to purchase something we both wanted - absolute perfect choice :)
Date published: 2016-01-07
Rated 5 out of
HarryKing jnr from
Truly a wonderful music systemHave had my system for a 24 hours and I am amazed at its performance when I listen to CDs I have heard before I now hear sounds from the orchestra that I never heard before it's truly a wonderful music system
Date published: 2015-11-21
Rated 5 out of
Eoin C from
Superb!!!!I recieved my Bose wave 4 today and after considering buying a Bose wave for some time now made the decision to buy and arent I glad I did. This system ozzes quality from the exceptional materials used to the absolute crystal beautiful rich quality sound!!! I could not get over how simple it was to set up. Six radio stations tuned in approximately 2 minutes!!! To conclude if like me you have doubts about spending this kind of money don't just treat yourself to quality of the highest standard. I promise you won't regret it!! Well done Bose!!
Date published: 2015-11-19
Rated 5 out of
A new CD collectionI bought my Bose Wave last week and when I listen to my CDs some of which I have had for fifteen years or so, it is like I am listening to a brand new CD. It just sounds so very different. The DAB radio is the best I have ever had just using the mains cable. I added a Rabbits Ears aerial so as to get more distant local radio but that is no problem.
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