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it's cool not mad or anything just distracting me

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I install Home audio. When a customer calls with Bose we dont deal with it. I say You got Bosed sorry. dont buy bose old new whatever. If its on the side of the road and your curious then stop. I wouldnt pay a penny for anything bose

what was wrong with the older bose speakers?
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Don't you know what they say about Bose?

No HIGHS No LOWS must be BOSE

for gods sakes... it says it in the manual to all bose speakers that it's like all midrange audio ... LOL
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lysdexik what models do have you experienced this with or is this just a blanket statement?
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lysdexik what models do have you experienced this with or is this just a blanket statement?
LOL, it's something audiophiles like to joke around with. There's a truth behind it.
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My father is a true audiophile, and his setup shows it. B&W nautilus 801's and Mcintosh amps and cd player. Another grand or so in cables, and you quickly begin to understand true audiophile gear.

I laugh at anyone who thinks that Bose is audiophile gear.
    
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Bose is great. They don't have a reputation for no reason. You can get better speakers with some research but the average speaker buyer gets what's in the store and Bose is what's in the store.

Like Guru said, audiophiles are going to pick up on better deals and better audio for the ratio Bose offers.
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Bose is great. They don't have a reputation for no reason. You can get better speakers with some research but the average speaker buyer gets what's in the store and Bose is what's in the store.

Like Guru said, audiophiles are going to pick up on better deals and better audio for the ratio Bose offers.
Bose = Alienware of Audio

Paying a huge premium for their custom case....
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LOL, it's something audiophiles like to joke around with. There's a truth behind it.
oh I know for there newer stuff (since at least 2000 or so) it's horrible.
last system I heard was weak with overboomy distorted sounded bass with a very thin midbass area and if I remember right fairly weak treble.

but that is some of their newer stuff I heard.
what I'm trying to get info on is stuff from 80's on back though and I don't know if people are just bashing bose cause of the products they have now or if they sucked back then just as bad as they do now. nobody is really clarifying what they are speaking about just putting a bash out and leaving it as that.



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My father is a true audiophile, and his setup shows it. B&W nautilus 801's and Mcintosh amps and cd player. Another grand or so in cables, and you quickly begin to understand true audiophile gear.

I laugh at anyone who thinks that Bose is audiophile gear.
that's cool but do you have any input though to the question as I don't believe anyone here believes they are audiophile gear.





also if you guys can would you please give what model of bose you are refering to. it would help a little that way I might know which bose speakers you are talking of.
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my sister has a bose alarm clock. that things sounds damn good! get one of them if you want a pimp alarm clock!
    
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I know you all like to pull your jokes and crack your little comments but come on 3 pages worth is a little much I say. even more so when most of you are just spouting the same stale one liners that many people say about bose without really addressing or at least clarifying what your saying against my question.

but back to my oringinal question. The speakers in question are the 501's I believe. they are not the typical smaller then bookshelf speakers that the kiddies here are used to with bose but more of a full size speaker.

these are not small little 2" full range drivers that most of you kids prolly know bose for these speakers are actually more of a full size speaker. so if you don't know or just want to try another attempt at a one liner bose comment here is your forum http://www.overclock.net/off-topic/ if you actually help then that's cool.


to those of you who have actually helped rep to you
Edited by rx7speed - 6/9/08 at 10:34am
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