Bose Virtually Invisible 791 Installation guide

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VIRTUALLY INVISIBLE 791 SPEAKERS
®
VIRTUALLY INVISIBLE® 791 SPEAKERS
Installation Guide
Installationsvejledning
Installationsanleitung
Guía de instalación
Asennusopas
Notice d’installation
Telepítési útmutató
Guida di installazione
Gebruikershandleiding
Podręcznik instalacji
Installationsanvisning
©2009 Bose Corporation, The Mountain,
Framingham, MA 01701-9168 USA
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SAFETY INFORMATION
Important words of caution
Please read this owner’s guide completely before you start.
Then carefully consider your experience using the tools and
taking the precautions referred to here.
If you have doubts about doing this installation, you should
contact either the dealer you purchased the product from, an
electrician, or a professional audio/video installer. You can
describe the job and request a cost estimate before committing
to installation service.
WARNING: Installation shall be in accordance with the applicable
section of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, and/or the
National Fire Alarm Code, ANSI/NFPA 72, as applicable. The wiring
method and compartment shall be such as not to interfere with the
operation of the speaker.
CAUTIONS:
• Failure to follow the instructions in this owner’s guide voids all
warranties on your speakers.
• These speakers are not designed or recommended for
installation in walls, in ceilings of masonry, or in drop ceilings.
• This product is not intended for use in Air-Handling Plenum
Spaces.
• Consult local building codes before you get started with this
installation.
• See product enclosures for safety-related markings.
• Make no modifications to the speakers or accessories.
Unauthorized alterations may compromise safety, regulatory
compliance, and system performance.
• Be sure to keep all insulation away from speakers in
accordance with the installation instructions in this guide.
Mount these speakers in wood frame or
similar construction only
Each speaker requires a round space of 85/8 in. (21.9 cm)
diameter, plus a minimum of 41/8 in. (10.5 cm) of depth behind
wallboard that is a maximum of 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) thick.
Bose recommends installing these speakers only in wood frame
or similar ceiling construction with adequately spaced studs, as
found in 2 x 6 construction. These installation guide instructions
are specific to this type of installation only.
Important safety instructions
1. Read these instructions – for all components before using
this product.
2. Keep these instructions – for future reference.
3. Heed all warnings – on the product and in the owner’s guide.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
6. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
For your records
Serial numbers are located on the rear of each of your Virtually
Invisible® 791 speakers.
Serial numbers: _____________________
____________________
Serial numbers: _____________________
____________________
Serial numbers: _____________________
____________________
Dealer name:
___________________________________________
Dealer phone: ___________________________________________
Purchase date: ___________________________________________
We suggest you keep your sales receipt and warranty card
together with this owner’s guide.
VIRTUALLY INVISIBLE is a registered trademark of Bose Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
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OVERVIEW AND CONTENTS
Basic steps to installation
The instructions on the pages that follow will help you
complete each of the steps below.
Step 1:
Choose approximate locations for each
speaker.
Step 2:
Observe the cautions and use the template
for precise placement.
Step 3:
Cut the hole for each speaker.
Step 4:
Wire each speaker.
Step 5:
Insert and secure the speaker in the ceiling.
Step 6:
Test each speaker to make sure it works.
PREPARATION
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Before you begin... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other equipment you will need . . . . . . . . . . . . .
If painting is in your plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Selecting speaker cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Preparing the cable wires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Placement guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the arrow as a guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Placing speakers for stereo sound . . . . . . . . . .
Placing speakers for home theater . . . . . . . . . .
Other considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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INSTALLATION
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Preparing the ceiling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Drilling a pilot hole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cutting the speaker hole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Getting the wire ready . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Connecting the speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Finishing the installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Securing the speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Testing each speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Attaching the grille . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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REFERENCE
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Painting the exterior parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Painting the grille . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Painting the frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Customer service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Limited warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Technical information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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PREPARATION
Before you begin...
®
Other equipment you will need
®
Thank you for choosing Bose Virtually Invisible 791
speakers for in-ceiling installation. These top-of-the-line
Virtually Invisible® speakers provide superior performance for stereo and home theater enjoyment. Their
slim profile blends well into your room, so only the
sound...not the speakers...stands out.
Please be sure to read this guide carefully before you do
any cutting. There are many factors to consider before
proceeding with this type of installation.
Hardware for securing the speaker to your ceiling is
attached to the speaker. In addition, you need a ladder
and the equipment below to make the installation go
smoothly.
Wire cutter/stripper
Speaker cable
Spade
drill bit
Unpacking
Carefully unpack the speakers. Check to be sure the
carton includes all the parts shown.
Cutting tool*
Sharp pencil
Power drill
Painter’s tape** Protective eyewear
Template/Paint shield
Speaker grilles
Square-head
or Phillips-head
screwdriver
Speakers
Tape measure
Stud finder
If painting is in your plan
Be sure to read “Painting the exterior parts” on page 11
before you begin installing your speakers. There are a
number of suggestions on how to protect the speakers
and spread the paint evenly on the speakers before you
secure them in your ceiling.
If any part of the speaker pair appears damaged, do
not use it. Notify Bose or your authorized Bose dealer
immediately. For Bose contact information, refer to
the address list included in the carton.
Note: With the speakers unpacked, you can find the serial
numbers on the back of each one. Then you can copy the
numbers onto your warranty card and in the “For your records”
space on page ii.
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PREPARATION
Selecting speaker cable
Preparing the cable wires
If your cables are not yet installed, use these guidelines
for choosing and using speaker cable. If your cables are
already installed, check to be sure they meet these
standards.
Speaker cable consists of two insulated wires. The
insulation around one wire is marked (striped, collared,
or ribbed) to identify it as positive. The other wire is
negative.
Gauge
Maximum Length
18 AWG (0.82 mm2)
20 ft (6 m)
16 AWG (1.3 mm2)
30 ft (9 m)
14 AWG (2.1 mm2)
50 ft (15 m)
12 AWG (3.3 mm2)
90 ft (27 m)
Consider the location of the speakers and be sure to
allow enough cable to reach each one. This includes the
extra length needed for wiring the speaker before
inserting it into the ceiling.
Note: It is sometimes difficult to distinguish wire
markings. Inspect both wires carefully.
1. Strip approximately 1/2 in. (13 mm) of insulation from
both wires.
2. Twist the bare end of each wire so loose strands will
not touch across terminals.
Be sure to connect each wire to the proper speaker
terminal, positive to positive (+) and negative to
negative (–).
Note: For information on installing cable, consult a
professional electrician or audio/video installer, or look
for reference books at a local home building retail store.
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PREPARATION
Placement guidelines
Placing speakers for stereo sound
Position these two speakers:
Orienting and placing these identical speakers is critical
to their performance.
– one on the left and one on the right at the front of
the room
Follow these guidelines in choosing the approximate
location for each speaker. Before you mark the location
for the ceiling holes, be sure to read:
– oriented with the arrow pointing to the opposite
speaker
• “Other considerations” on page 5, and
– an equal distance from the primary listening area
– with each one AT LEAST:
• “WARNINGS:” on page 6.
Using the arrow as a guide
- 2 ft (.6 m) from the front wall
- 3 ft (1 m) from the side walls
- 6 ft (2 m) apart
There is a small arrow molded into the inside flange
of each speaker. Use it as a guide for orienting the
speakers relative to one another.
Guide arrow
Front of your room
Minimum
Minimum
2' (.6 m)
2' (.6 m)
Minimum
3'
(1 m)
The diagrams that follow show the proper orientation
using a pair of speakers for stereo sound, or several
pairs of speakers for home theater sound.
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Minimum
3'
(1 m)
Minimum
Minimum
2' (.6 m)
2' (.6 m)
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Placing speakers for home theater
Although these speakers are sold in pairs, you can use
several pairs for home theater enjoyment.
• Place two of the speakers:
Front of your home theater room
Minimum
2'
(.6 m)
TV
2'
(.6 m) Minimum
3'
(1 m)
3'
(1 m)
– with one on either side of your TV
– with the arrow pointing to the opposite speaker
– with each one AT LEAST:
- 2 ft (.6 m) from the front wall
- 3 ft (1 m) from the side walls
- 6 ft (2 m) apart
• Place the third speaker:
– above the TV with the arrow pointing at the rear
wall
– at least 2 ft (.6 m) from the front wall
• Place two other speakers:
– to the left and right near the rear of the room
– with the arrow pointing toward the side wall
(away from the other speaker)
3'
(1 m)
Minimum
2'
(.6 m)
3'
2'
(1 m)
(.6 m) Minimum
– with each one AT LEAST:
- 2 ft (.6 m) from the front wall
- 3 ft (1 m) from the side walls
- 6 ft (2 m) apart
(Place the sixth speaker (for use with a 6.1 receiver,
only):
– between the other rear speakers
– with the arrow pointing to the rear of the room
– AT LEAST 2 ft (.6 m) from the rear wall
Other considerations
• Placing the provided template against your ceiling
serves to determine the space needed for each
speaker.
• Using a stud finder is helpful in choosing a usable
space between joists. You need to allow 51/2 in.
(13 cm) from the center of the speaker to a joist.
• If you are installing in a sealed space between joists, it
is important to optimal performance that the volume
of the space is at least 1 cubic foot (.028 m3).
• Avoid all electrical wiring, vents, and plumbing pipes
that are located above the ceiling. Check with a
trained professional to learn how to locate and
avoid them.
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INSTALLATION
Preparing the ceiling
Be sure you have read and understand all of the safety
and preparation information on these pages so you can
continue with confidence.
CAUTIONS:
• If you are unsure of your ability to complete this
process, contact a professional installer.
• Certain forms of insulation (such as horse hair plaster,
newspaper, cellulose, or any blown-in materials) may
pose a risk of ignition. Be sure to keep all insulation
away from speakers in accordance with the installation
instructions.
WARNINGS:
• Make sure the spot chosen is safe for cutting. Do not
cut through surfaces that may have hazards such as
electrical wiring, conduits, or plumbing concealed
behind them. Follow all other safety precautions.
• If you believe there is asbestos insulation in the ceiling
where you want to install a speaker, do not drill or cut
there. Find a different ceiling area for the speakers
instead.
• If there is another type of moveable insulation in the
ceiling, you can proceed after reading these tips:
Using the template
1. Center the template on the spot where you want the
center of the speaker grille.
2. Press the template to the ceiling with your hand or
use painter’s tape to hold it in place.
3. Trace around the edge of the template.
CAUTION: DO NOT trace around or cut around the tabs
that are for use only when the template serves as a paint
shield.
8 5/8 "
(21.9 cm)
Drilling a pilot hole
– You may need to cut or push the insulation away
before inserting the speaker.
1. Choose the proper spade bit to drill a hole that is
large enough for the blade of your cutting tool.
– Beware of hidden nails when reaching into the
ceiling to remove insulation.
WARNING: Use eye protection and be sure to observe all
safety precautions while using a drill or cutting tool.
– Wear gloves and protection for your mouth, nose,
and eyes before handling insulation that contains
fiberglass.
– Be sure keep a 4-6 in. (10-15 cm) area around the
speaker hole free from any types of insulation to
maximize acoustic performance.
2. Drill the hole inside the circle you have drawn.
Choose a spot near the center or closer to the
outside edge of the circle, depending on which
will be easier when you begin to use your saw.
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Cutting the speaker hole
Getting the wire ready
Be sure to cut carefully to make the hole as regular as
possible. However, when the speaker is in place, the
frame overlaps the cutting edge by 5/8 in. (0.6 cm), which
masks minor cutting inaccuracies.
When your speaker cable is within reach of the hole you
have cut, follow the procedure below:
1. Hold the cutting blade in a vertical position and keep
it straight as you cut the hole.
Be sure that all blown insulation is at least 4 to 6 in.
(10 to 15 cm) from the edges of the hole.
This helps prevent the blade from angling away from
the outlined circle.
2. Insert the tip of your saw into the pilot hole and cut
most of the way around the circular outline.
1. Push any insulation away from inside the speaker
hole.
2. Locate and pull out at least 14 in. (36 cm) of your
speaker cable.
Allow enough cable for where you stand to connect
the wires.
3. Place one hand under the circle to brace it and
complete cutting the hole.
WARNING: Keep fingers away from the cutting blade.
4. Remove the cutout section.
5. Clear away any torn or rough material from around
the hole.
Such material can interfere with a tight seal between
the speaker and the ceiling.
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Connecting the speaker
Finishing the installation
As you connect the wires, be careful to match the
polarity of each wire to the proper terminal, as
described below. An error here will adversely affect
speaker performance.
It is important to have all of your equipment ready and
within easy reach to complete this procedure.
1. Choose the one wire on the cable end that is marked
with a colored collar or other indicator, (which
distinguishes it as the positive (+) wire.
As you lift the speaker, keep the speaker cable above
and out of the way to prevent pinching it.
2. Notice the red circle on the exposed end of the
positive (+) speaker terminal.
3. Compress both ends of the terminal and fully insert
the bared tip of the positive wire into the terminal
opening.
Avoid inserting any insulated part of the wire.
4. Release pressure on the terminal to capture the wire.
5. Insert the other wire into the other terminal, marked
with a black circle on the end to indicate it is
negative (–).
Securing the speaker
You may notice a security flange, located on the upper
edge of the speaker, for use where local building codes
require it.
1. Use two hands to hold the edge of the speaker as
you guide it into the ceiling hole.
CAUTION: Be sure not to press on the two small drivers
seated on the face of the speaker.
Security flange
CAUTION: Do not allow exposed wires to brush against
each other. This could damage your speaker or your
receiver/amplifier. Trim any excess wire and reinsert it
as necessary.
Positive (+) wire
to positive
(red) terminal
CAUTION: Be careful not to damage or remove any of
the foam gasket material along the edge of the speaker.
This gasket is important to the operation of the speaker.
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INSTALLATION
IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS:
You can use a square-head or phillips-head screwdriver
to tighten the screws on the speaker clamps. These
clamps exert pressure inside the ceiling to hold the
speaker firmly in place.
2. Tighten one of the four clamp screws until you
can feel the frame press firmly against the ceiling.
This indicates that the clamp is extended and is
gripping the ceiling.
If you choose to use a screw gun or power drill with
a square-head or phillips-head bit:
• Select the lowest torque setting to begin.
• If the screw does not seat properly, use the next
highest torque setting to finish securing the screw.
Or use a Phillips-head screwdriver to finish this
manually.
One of four
clamp screws
Clamp
CAUTION: Tighten these screws firmly, but avoid using
so much pressure that the clamps compress the ceiling
material. This can cause the material to crumble, creating
an uneven surface with gaps between the speaker face
and the ceiling.
3. Locate the clamp screw opposite the one that is
tightened and repeat the process with this clamp.
These two tightened clamps will hold the speaker
in place temporarily.
4. Repeat the process with the other two clamps to
firmly secure the speaker to the ceiling.
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INSTALLATION
Testing each speaker
Attaching the grille
With the speakers secured to your ceiling, you can
make sure the speaker functions properly before you
attach the grille.
The grille is designed to fit into the slots on the rim of
the speaker and lock into place with a slight clockwise
twist.
CAUTION: Before you turn on your receiver/amplifier,
be sure there is no unused speaker cable connected to it.
An attached cable that is free at one end can cause a
short and damage your receiver/amplifier.
1. Notice the six snaps along the inside edge of the
speaker grille.
2. Position these snaps below the six slots along the
rim of the speaker.
Snap
1. Turn on the receiver/amplifier and play a piece of
music that is familiar to you.
2. Make sure the sound is clear and free of static.
Static may indicate that the speaker cable is not
connected properly. Refer to the “CAUTION:” on
page 8.
Note: To remove the speaker and check the connections,
loosen two of the screws that are opposite each other
first. Use one hand to support the speaker as you loosen
the third screw. Continue to support the speaker and
carefully loosen the final screw.
3. On the rim of the speaker, notice the six slots that
the snaps fit into.
Slot
4. Press the grille onto the rim of the speaker until you
feel the snaps engage and twist the grille slightly to
lock the snaps securely.
Bose®
logo
Note: If you find it difficult to twist the grille, use rubber
gloves or place a piece of non-slip material over the grille
to improve your grip.
5. Rotate the Bose logo, as needed, to adjust it for
your room layout.
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Painting the exterior parts
You can paint the grille and frame of your Virtually
Invisible® 791 speakers before you install them.
Be sure to use paint that is appropriate to the technique
you choose, as described below. Painting is optional
and Bose cannot be responsible for the quality of
adhesion or finish of non-factory-applied paints.
WARNING: Follow all recommended safety procedures
for the chemicals involved. This includes the proper use
of eye protection, ventilation systems, respirators or filter
masks, and fire safety equipment if flammable solvents
are used.
Painting the grille
Using a dry brush technique
Unthinned latex paint is appropriate for this method.
Be sure to put down enough paper to cover your work
area and allow for repeatedly blotting the brush.
1. Dip the tip of a clean, dry brush in the paint.
2. Stroke across a piece of paper to reduce the amount
of paint on the brush. When you can see individual
bristle marks, the brush is ready to use on the grille.
3. Stroke lightly back and forth on the front of the grille,
in a horizontal direction, until you need more paint.
Tip: If paint clogs any of the grille perforations, try
angling your stroke or blow gently to unclog the paint.
4. When the entire grille is covered, turn the grille 180°
and repaint it using back-and-forth strokes.
It is important to prevent paint from clogging the grille
perforations. This can adversely affect performance.
You can use a dry brush or spray paint technique, as
described here. However, do not use a paint roller.
• BE SURE to rotate the Bose® logo to the position you
want before painting begins.
• Clean the grille to remove possible contaminants.
Even fingerprints can prevent uniform coverage.
• Check to be sure the paint is distributed evenly and
covers the grille thoroughly.
• Use a tissue paper or clean cloth to protect the
painted grille when you remove the paint shield or
attach the grille to the speaker.
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REFERENCE
Using a spray technique
Latex or oil-based architectural paint requires thinning
for use with a siphon-feed spray gun. Set the spray
gun at 30 psi (2.1 bar) for application in a 3- to 5-in.
(7.6-12.7 cm) fan pattern.
The thinning formula depends on the type of paint you
are using.
• For use of vinyl acrylic latex paint, thin as follows:
To 6 parts of paint, add 3 parts of water and mix
thoroughly. Add 1 part of denatured ethyl alcohol
(which breaks down paint particles so they do not
clog the grille) and mix again.
Painting the frame
Before you begin, protect working parts of the speaker
by inserting the template/paint shield that came in the
carton.
Press the edges of the shield against the inside rim of
the speaker until the tabs catch to hold the shield in
place.
This protects working parts of the speaker and helps
keep your paint edge even.
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• For use of architectural or automotive paints:
This type of paint should be used by a professional
with the right equipment and technique. This paint
also must be thinned, using a solvent.
• For use of lacquer or enamel spray paint in a can:
No further thinning is needed.
Then:
1. Suspend the grille or place it on a wire screen to
prevent dirt or dried paint particles from blowing
back into the perforations.
2. Apply the paint to the grille surface at a 45° angle.
Then rotate the grille by 180° and repaint it at 45°.
3. Make sure the paint is dry before you attach the
grille to the speaker.
The paint may feel dry to the touch in a few minutes.
However, if alcohol has been added, it may take
several days to fully cure.
180°
45°
45°
Tip: To dislodge a paint clog, blow gently on the
clogged area. If that does not work, immediately wash
the grille with the appropriate solvent. Make sure the
grille is thoroughly dry before repainting.
Piercing a perforation with a sharp implement to remove
a paint clog can cosmetically damage the grille and is
not recommended.
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You can use the same conventional spray or roller
equipment used to paint your wall or ceiling and either
latex or oil-based paints, which adhere to the speaker
frame. However, both types of paint can be easily
scratched through careless handling.
CAUTION: Be careful so the paint does not puddle or
run. You may want to use a brush for spreading paint
where needed.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Possible solution
The speakers do
not play
• Check the settings on your receiver/amplifier. Refer to the owner’s guide that came with it for
instruction on settings.
• If other stereo speakers are connected to a second set of audio outputs on your amplifier/
receiver, make sure to select the proper A or B speaker setting to match the A or B outputs
connected to your Virtually Invisible® 791 speakers.
Only one speaker
plays
• Check the balance control on your receiver/amplifier and make sure it is centered.
• Trace the cord from the speaker in question to the receiver/amplifier and make sure no wires
from the + and – terminals on the receiver/amplifier are touching.
• Disconnect the cord from the receiver/amplifier channel and reconnect it to a different
receiver/amplifier channel.
– If the performance is now fine, the problem lies in the original receiver/amplifier channel,
the component source of the music, or the connections between the receiver/amplifier and
the source. Check all of those to make sure they are performing properly. Reconnect the
speaker to the proper channel of a functioning receiver/amplifier.
– If the problem persists, its source is either the speaker wire or the speaker in question.
Follow the next instruction.
• Check the cable connected to the speaker in question to be sure that no wires from the +
and – terminals are touching.
• Disconnect the cord from the speaker in question and reconnect it to another speaker.
– If the performance is now fine, the problem lies in the original speaker. Contact your
authorized Bose dealer, who will arrange for service. Or, to contact Bose directly, refer
to the address list included in the carton.
– If the problem persists, its source is the speaker wires. Follow the next instruction.
• Replace and re-run the speaker wire only after you have followed the procedure above
and find no other source of the problem.
The bass or treble
is weak
• Check the tonal balance setting on your receiver/amplifier.
• Check for gaps between the speaker frame and the ceiling surface.
• Trace the cord from the speaker in question to the receiver/amplifier and switch the wires
connected to the + and – terminals at that end.
– If this strengthens the bass performance, the problem was caused by inconsistent polarity
of the connections made at either end of the cable.
• Disconnect the cord from the receiver/amplifier channel and reconnect it to a different
receiver/amplifier channel.
Static or noise from
one speaker
• Trace the cord from the speaker in question to the receiver/amplifier. Make sure the wires are
in good condition, are firmly connected, and are not touching across terminals.
• Check the connections from the source of the music to the receiver/amplifier.
• Unscrew the speaker clamps and remove the affected speaker to reveal the cable. Make
sure the wires are in good condition, are firmly connected, and are not touching across
terminals.
• If the previous efforts do not solve the problem, refer to the proposed solutions for “Only one
speaker plays” above.
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REFERENCE
Customer service
For additional help in solving problems, contact your
Bose dealer. Or, to contact Bose® Customer Service,
refer to the address list included in the carton.
Limited warranty
®
Your Virtually Invisible 791 speakers are covered by a
limited transferable warranty. Details of the limited
warranty are provided on the product registration card
that is included in the carton. Please refer to the card for
instructions on how to register. Failure to register will
not affect your limited warranty rights.
What you must do to obtain Limited
Warranty service
Return the product, with proof of purchase from an
authorized Bose dealer, using the following procedures:
1. Contact the Bose organization in your country/
region (visit Global.Bose.com for contact information
in your country/region) for specific return and shipping instructions.
2. Label and ship the product, freight prepaid, to the
address provided by the Bose organization in your
country.
3. Place any necessary Return Authorization Number
prominently on the outside of the carton. Cartons
not bearing a Return Authorization Number, where
required, will be refused.
Accessories
For unfinished construction, use the Bose Rough-in Kit.
The kit contains parts for two speakers and is designed
for installation after the joists are in place and before
wallboard is added. When installed, the kit reserves a
place for each speaker and indicates where to make the
speaker hole in the wallboard. The kit includes installation instructions.
For further information or to order accessories, contact
your Bose dealer. Or, to call Bose directly, refer to the
address list included in the carton.
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Technical information
Compatibility
• Compatible with amplifiers or receivers rated
10-100W per channel/rated 4 to 8 ohms
• 50W IEC continuous power handling; rated 6 ohms
Driver complement
• Two (2) 1" (2.54 cm) dome tweeters configured in
an array
• One (1) 7" (17.8 cm) high-excursion woofer
Material
• Molded ABS engineering-grade polymer
• White frame and grille
Dimensions
• Diameter of each speaker: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
• Depth, with grille on: 4.66 in. (12 cm)
• Ceiling hole diameter required: 85/8" (21.9 cm)
diameter
• Finished surface required 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Weight
• 4.73 lb (2.2 kg) each
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VIRTUALLY INVISIBLE® 791 SPEAKERS
Installation Guide
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Installationsanleitung
Guía de instalación
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