Bose Companion 2 Series II Setup guide

Quick Setup Guide and Safety Information
GuÍa rápida de instalación y información de seguridad
Notice de montage et informations relatives à la sécurité
For additional usage and troubleshooting information,
refer to the complete Companion® 2 Owner’s Guide at
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consulte guía del usuario completa en
Pour l’information additionnelle d’utilisation et de dépannage, consultez
au complète notice d’utilisation est disponible à l’adresse
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Please read this owner’s guide
The lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol within an equilateral triangle
alerts the user to the presence of
uninsulated dangerous voltage within
the system enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk
of electrical shock.
Please take the time to follow the instructions in
this owner’s guide carefully. It will help you set
up and operate your system properly and enjoy
all of its advanced features. Please save this
owner’s guide for future reference.
• To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock,
do not expose the product to rain or moisture.
• No naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on or near the
• To prevent electric shock, match the wide
blade of the line cord plug into the wide slot
of the AC (mains) receptacle. Insert fully.
• To avoid danger of suffocation, keep the
plastic bags that wrap these speakers out
of the reach of children.
• Long-term exposure to loud music may cause
hearing damage. It is best to avoid extreme
volume levels when using headphones,
especially for extended periods.
• The apparatus shall not be exposed to
dripping or splashing, and objects filled with
liquids, such as vases, shall not be placed on
or near the apparatus. As with any electronic
product, use care not to spill liquids into any
part of the system. Liquids can cause a failure
and/or a fire hazard.
The exclamation 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.
This product conforms to all EU
Directive requirements as applicable
by law. The complete Declaration
of Conformity can be found at
• Use only the power supply provided with the
• Do not allow liquids to spill or objects to drop
into any openings.
• The product label is located on the bottom of
the product.
• These speakers must be used indoors. They
are neither designed nor tested for use
outdoors, in recreational vehicles, or on boats.
• Where the mains plug or appliance coupler
is used as the disconnect device, such
disconnect device shall remain readily
For additional help in solving problems, contact
Bose® Customer Service. Refer to the address
sheet included in the carton.
Serial numbers are located on the bottom of
the RIGHT Companion® 2 Series II speaker.
Additional Information
For additional usage and troubleshooting
information, refer to the complete COMPANION® 2
Owner’s Guide at
Serial number: ____________________________
Dealer name: _____________________________
Dealer phone: ____________________________
Purchase date: ___________________________
Read these instructions – for all
components before using this product.
Keep these instructions – for future
Heed all warnings – on the product and in
the owner’s guide.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water or
moisture – Do not use this product near a
bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry
tub, in a wet basement, near a swimming
pool, or anywhere else that water or
moisture are present.
Clean only with a dry cloth – and as
directed by Bose Corporation. Unplug this
product from the wall outlet before cleaning.
Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the
manufacturer’s instructions – To ensure
reliable operation of the product and to
protect it from overheating, put the product
in a position and location that will not
interfere with its proper ventilation. For
example, do not place the product on a bed,
sofa, or similar surface that may block the
ventilation openings. Do not put it in a builtin system, such as a bookcase or a cabinet
that may keep air from flowing through its
ventilation openings.
Do not install near any heat sources,
such as radiators, heat registers, stoves,
or other apparatus (including amplifiers)
that produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type plug. A
polarized plug has two blades with one
wider than the other. A grounding-type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong.
The wider blade or third prong are provided
for your safety. If the provided plug does not
fit in your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Protect the power cord from being
walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories
specified by the manufacturer.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning
storms or when unused for long periods
of time – to prevent damage to this product.
Refer all servicing to qualified service
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 – Do not attempt to
service this product yourself. Opening or
removing covers may expose you to
dangerous voltages or other hazards.
Please call Bose to be referred to an
authorized service center near you.
To prevent risk of fire or electric shock,
avoid overloading wall outlets, extension
cords, or integral convenience receptacles.
Do not let objects or liquids enter the
product – as they may touch dangerous
voltage points or short-out parts that could
result in a fire or electric shock.
See product enclosure for safety-related
Use proper power sources – Plug the
product into a proper power source, as
described in the operating instructions or
as marked on the product.
Information about products that generate
electrical noise
If applicable, 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, this 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, you are 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 to an outlet on a
different circuit than the one to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
This product complies with the Canadian
ICES-003 Class B specifications
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.
Your COMPANION® 2 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 product, with proof of purchase from
an authorized Bose dealer, using the following
Contact the Bose organization in your
country/region (visit for
Bose contact information in your country/
region) for specific return and shipping
Label and ship the product, freight prepaid,
to the address provided by the Bose
organization in your country; and
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.
Driver complement
One magnetically shielded 2.5" (6.4 cm)
full-range driver per speaker
Power pack rating
U.S./Canada: 120V
Europe: 230V
Australia: 240V
Japan: 100V
60 Hz 20VA maximum
50 Hz 20VA maximum
50 Hz 20VA maximum
50/60 Hz 20VA maximum
Worldwide: 100-240VAC
Speaker inputs
Input power: 12V
Input signal: 2.25V
50/60 Hz, 600mA
1.2 A or 12V
1.8 A
maximum input
Dimensions (approximate)
71/2"H x 31/8"W x 57/8"D (top rear to bottom front)
(19 cm x 8 cm x 15 cm)
RIGHT speaker, unpacked: 2.3 lb (1.1 kg)
LEFT speaker, unpacked: 1.8 lb (.8 kg)
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Design and specifications subject to change without notice.