Bose VideoWave III SoundTouch Specifications

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Safety Information
Important Safety Instructions
Please take the time to carefuly read this guide and follow the Important Safety Instructions.
!A The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle alerts the user
l_1_i to the presence of uninsulated, dangerous voltage within the system enclosure that
may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.
1.\ The exclamaton point within an equilateral triangle, as marked on the system, is
~ intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance
instructions in this owner's guide.
Make no modifications to the system or accessories.
Unauthorized alterations may compromise safety, regulatory compliance, and system
• To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose the product to rain or moisture.
• Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place objects filled with
liquids such as vases, on or near the apparatus. As with any electronic products, use care
not to spill liquids into any part of the system. Liquids can cause a failure and/or a fire
• Do not place any naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on or near the apparatus.
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
10. Refer all servicing to qualified personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has
been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has
been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed
to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
• The product label is located on the bottom of the product.
• The product must be used indoors. It is neither designed nor tested for use outdoors, in
recreation vehicles, or on boats.
©2014 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed, or
otherwise used without prior written permission.
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Safety Information
Important Compliance Information
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not
occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Bose Corporation could void the user's
authority to operate this equipment.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003 I CAN ICES-3 (B) I NMB-3
This device complies with FCC and Industry Canada RF radiation exposure limits set forth
for general population.
• This device must not be co-located or be operating in conjunction with any other antennas
or transmitters.
• This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
• The temperature range of this product is 32° F to 104 o F (0° C to 40° C)
• This equipment complies with FCC and Industry Canada radiation exposure limits set forth
for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a
minimum distance of 8 inches (20 em) between radiator and your body. This transmitter
must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
Bose Corporation hereby declares that this product is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC and
all other applicable EU directive requirements. The complete Declaration of
Conformity can be found at ..
Names and Contents of Toxic or Hazardous Substances or Elements
Toxic or Hazardous Substances and Elements
Biphenyl (PBB)
diphenylether (PBDE)
Metal parts
Plastic parts
Part Name
0: Indicates that this toxic or hazardous substance contained in all of the homogeneous materials for this part is below
the limit requirement in SJ/T 11363-2006.
X: Indicates that this toxic or hazardous substance contained in at least one of the homogeneous materials used for
this part is above the limit requirement in SJ/T 11363-2006.
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Safety Information
Please complete and retain for your records:
The serial and model number can be found on the bottom of the system.
Serial number: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
Model number: ________ ________ _______
Purchase date: ___________ ___________ __________
We suggest you keep your receipt with this owner's guide.
SoundTouch and the wireless note design are trademarks of Bose Corporation in the U.S. and
other countries.
Wi-Fi is a registered mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other
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About your SoundTouch
wireless adapter
The SoundTouch TM wireless adapter connects your entertainment
system to your home Wi-Fi network so you can enable
SoundTouchTM on your system.
To set up the system, you need:
• USB drive (provided)
• SoundTouchTM app
• Broadband Internet connection
• Wireless network (802.11 b/g compatible) or an Ethernet cable
• Computer on your network
• Network name and password if connecting wirelessly
• Entertainment system (LIFESTYLE® 135/235 II 535/525 II,
VideoWave® Ill)
• For more information on operation and an alternate setup
method, download the LIFESTYLE® 135/235 II, 535/525 II, VideoWave® Ill SoundTouch™ owner's guide from the Bose website.
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Setting up the System
Update the control console
Before you set up your SoundTouch adapter, you must update
your entertainment system's control console.
You need the provided USB drive to update the control console.
1. Using your entertainment system's remote or the console's
button panel, turn on your system.
Note: If you have a LIFESTYLE® system, turn on your TV.
2. Open the control console's door to reveal the button panel.
2. Press the Setup button.
The UNIFY® menu appears.
3. Using the remote, select Update.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions to update the control console.
Note: The onscreen instructions direct you to your
computer to copy the software update files onto the
provided USB drive. You are then prompted to return to
your entertainment system to complete setup.
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Setting up the System
Connect the adapter to your home
Wi-Fic® network
Use UNIFY® to connect your adapter to your home network. You
can do this wirelessly or with an Ethernet cable.
1. Select Network Setup on the UNIFY menu.
Tip: If the UNIFY menu is closed, press the Setup button on
the console's button panel.
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to connect the adapter.
3. Press EXIT on the remote, or select Exit Unify from the UNIFY
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Setting up the System
Install the SoundTouch™ app
IMPORTANT: If you already have SoundTouch™ set up for
another system, you don't need to reinstall the app.
You just need to add the system to your existing
SoundTouchTM account. See page 9.
1. On your computer, open a browser and go to
Tip: Use the computer where your music library is stored.
2. Download and install the SoundTouchTM app.
3. Launch the app by double-clicking the SoundTouchTM icon.
4. Click CONTINUE.
The SoundTouch™ system setup screen appears.
6. Follow the instructions on your computer to complete setup,
including creating a SoundTouchTM account, locating your
music library, signing in to music services, exploring music,
and personalizing your presets.
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Setting up the System
Add the system to your existing
soundTouch™ account
Complete these steps only if you already have other SoundTouchTM
1. Launch the app by double-clicking the SoundTouch™ icon.
The SoundTouchTM system setup screen appears.
Select the SoundTouch Source
You are now ready to use SoundTouch TM with your entertainment
system. You can use the app or select SoundTouch™ in the
source menu.
1. On your entertainment system's remote or the console's button
panel, press the SOURCE button.
The SOURCE menu appears.
2. Select SoundTouchTM.
For more information on using SoundTouch™ with your
entertainment system, download the LIFESTYLE® 135/235 II,
535/525 II, VideoWave® Ill SoundTouch™ owner's guide from
the Bose website.
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Wall mounting the adapter
You can mount the adapter on a wall (hardware not included).
See "Mounting hardware specifications" for the correct hardware.
If the mounting hardware instructions differ from these instructions,
follow the mounting hardware instructions.
There are two ways to mount the adapter:
• Vertically; connector panel facing left
• Horizontally; connector panel facing up
To mount the adapter
6% in. (159 mm) __
1. Drill two holes 6% in. (159 mm) center-to-center.
2. Insert plastic wall anchors (if mounting to wallboard).
3. Install pan-head wood screws.
Note: Leave the screw heads % in. (6.35 mm) above wall
4. Position adapter onto the screws.
Mounting hardware specifications
Wall thickness
1 in. (25.4 mm) or thicker
% in. (9.5 mm) or thicker
Drill bit
Ys in. (3.17 mm)
/ 16
Pan-head wood screws
#8x11.4 in. (32 mm)
#8x11.4 in. (32 mm)
Not used
#6-8x1 in. (25.4 mm)
in. (4. 76 mm)
Plastic wall anchors (2)
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Care and Maintenance
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• Ensure your computer and SoundTouchTM system are connected
to the same Wi-Fi network.
• Ensure network name and password are correct.
• Ensure the system is within range of the router.
• Close other open applications.
• Check your computer's firewall settings to ensure that the
SoundTouchTM app and SoundTouchTM Music Server are allowed
• Restart your computer.
• Reboot your SoundTouchTM system (refer to the help system in
the app).
• Restart your router.
• Uninstall the app, factory default the system, and restart the
setup process. To factory default the system, unplug the
Bose®link cable, then press and hold the control button while
reconnecting the cable.
• If the network name does not appear or it is hidden, select
Manually Connect to Another Network on the CONNECT TO
• For more information, visit the SoundTouchTM Online Forum or
contact Bose Support (refer to the contact list included in the
carton). For more troubleshooting, refer to the Help system in
the SoundTouch ™ app.
Unable to
detect device
Close SoundTouch ™app, disconnect all cables, and restart setup
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Care and Maintenanc e
To clean the SoundTouchTM wireless adapter, wipe the enclosure
using a soft, dry cloth.
• Do not use solvents, chemicals, or sprays.
• Do not allow liquids to spill or objects to drop into any openings.
Customer service
For additional help using the system, contact Bose customer service. See the contact list included with your SoundTouchTM wireless
Limited warranty
Your SoundTouchTM wireless adapter is covered by a limited
warranty. Details of the limited warranty are provided on the
product registration card included in the carton. Please refer to
the card for instructions on how to register. Failure to do so will
not affect your limited warranty rights.
Technical Information
Dimensions and weight
2V2"W X 9 3/a"D
(5.1 em
x 6.4 em x 23.8 em)
.75 lb (.34 kg)
Temperature range
32° F to 104 o F (0° C to 40° C)
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Better sound through research®
© 2014 Bose Corporation, The Mountain,
Framingham, MA 01701-9168 USA AM639460 Rev. 00
For assistance with setup, use
or troublesho oting, contact us directly
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