Bose Lifestyle Systems Technical information

LIFESTYLE® 535/525 series II
home entertainment systems
LIFESTYLE® 235/135 series II
home entertainment systems
LIFESTYLE® 520/510
home theater systems
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Safety Information
Please read this guide
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 its advanced features. Please save this guide for future reference.
All Bose products must be used in accordance with local, state, federal, and industry regulations.
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 electric shock.
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.
WARNING: Contains small parts which may be a choking hazard. Not suitable for children under age 3.
WARNING:
•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 hazard.
•To prevent electric shock, match the wide blade of the line cord plug to the wide slot of the AC (mains)
receptacle. Insert fully.
•Do not place any naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on or near the apparatus.
CAUTION:
•Make no modifications to the system or accessories. Unauthorized alterations may compromise safety,
regulatory compliance, and system performance.
•Long-term exposure to loud music may cause hearing damage. It is best to avoid extreme volume when
using headphones, especially for extended periods.
Notes:
• The product label is located on the bottom or the back of the product.
• Where the mains plug or appliance coupler is used as the disconnect device, such disconnect device shall
remain readily operable.
• The product must be used indoors. It is neither designed nor tested for use outdoors, in recreation vehicles, or
on boats.
• This product is intended to be used only with the power supply provided.
• The speaker wire and interconnect cables included with the system are not approved for in-wall installation.
Please check your local building codes for the correct type of wire and cable required for in-wall installation.
Please dispose of used batteries properly, following any local regulations.
Do not incinerate.
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: www.Bose.com/compliance.
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Safety Information
Important Safety Instructions
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 instructions.
8.Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
9.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 wide
blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult
an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10.Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and
the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
12.
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid
injury from tip-over
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
14.Refer all servicing to qualified personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in a
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.
Notice
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, 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.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Bose Corporation could void the user’s authority to operate
this equipment.
These devices comply with FCC and Industry Canada RF radiation exposure limits set forth for the general population. They must not be co-located or be operating in conjunction with any other antennas or transmitters.
These devices comply 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
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
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Safety Information
Applicable only for:
• LIFESTYLE® 535 and 525 series II home entertainment systems
• LIFESTYLE® 520 and 510 home theater systems
Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #’s: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,487,535 & other
U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the symbol
together are registered trademarks & DTS Digital Surround and the DTS logos are
trademarks of DTS, Inc. Product includes software. ©DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Applicable only for:
LIFESTYLE® 235 and 135 series II home entertainment systems
Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #’s: 5,956,674; 5,974,380 and 6,487,535 &
other worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS, the DTS Symbol and DTS+the DTS Symbol
are registered trademarks & the DTS logos are trademarks of DTS, Inc. Product includes
software. ©2010 DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Names and Contents of Toxic or Hazardous Substances or Elements
Toxic or Hazardous Substances and Elements
Part Name
Lead
(Pb)
Mercury
(Hg)
Cadmium
(Cd)
Hexavalent
(CR(VI))
Polybrominated
Biphenyl (PBB)
Polybrominated
­diphenylether (PBDE)
PCBs
X
0
0
0
0
0
Metal parts
X
0
0
0
0
0
Plastic parts
0
0
0
0
0
0
Speakers
X
0
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0
0
0
Cables
X
0
0
0
0
0
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.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Designed with UEI Technology™ Under License from Universal Electronics Inc. ©UEI 2000-2011.
The terms HDMI and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC in the
United States and other countries.
iPhone and iPod are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Xbox is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
TiVo is a trademark of TiVo, Inc. or its subsidiaries.
Other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
©2013 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed, or otherwise used without
written permission.
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Contents
Introduction
Welcome...............................................................................................................7
System features..................................................................................................7
If you need help...................................................................................................7
Controls and Indicators
Remote Control...................................................................................................8
Using the remote........................................................................................8
Navigation controls....................................................................................9
Playback controls........................................................................................9
Information display (535/525/235/135 series II systems only).........10
Remote glow button...................................................................................10
MORE buttons.....................................................................................................11
Activating a MORE button function.........................................................11
Button function definitions......................................................................11
Control Console...................................................................................................13
Speaker Array (135 series II systems only).....................................................14
Acoustimass® Module (135 series II systems only)......................................14
Power On/Off Controls
Starting your system.........................................................................................15
Turning on your TV.............................................................................................15
Shutting down your system.............................................................................15
Operating Your System Sources
Selecting a source..............................................................................................16
Watching TV........................................................................................................17
Using a set-top box.....................................................................................17
Using the tuner in your TV........................................................................17
Tuning to a TV station................................................................................17
Playing audio/video devices.............................................................................18
Selecting the radio (535, 525, 235 and 135 series II systems only)..........19
Tuning to a station......................................................................................19
Storing a preset station.............................................................................19
Recalling a preset station..........................................................................19
Deleting a preset station...........................................................................19
Optional radio tuner settings...................................................................19
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Contents
Playing content from an iPod or iPhone
(535/525/235/135 series II systems only).....................................................20
Using the front console inputs........................................................................21
Front USB input...........................................................................................21
Front Analog A/V input..............................................................................22
Front HDMITM input......................................................................................22
Changing the image view.................................................................................22
Changing System Options
Using the system OPTIONS menu..................................................................23
OPTIONS menu...................................................................................................23
Changing Your System Setup
UNIFY® system overview...................................................................................26
Using the UNIFY menu......................................................................................26
Care and Maintenance
Troubleshooting.................................................................................................27
Resetting the system.................................................................................29
Pairing the remote with the console.......................................................29
Performing a system software update...................................................30
Contacting customer service...........................................................................30
Replacing the batteries.....................................................................................30
Cleaning................................................................................................................31
Limited warranty................................................................................................31
Technical information.......................................................................................32
Licensing information.......................................................................................33
Please complete and retain for your records
The serial and model number can be found on the bottom panel of the product.
LIFESTYLE® model: _ _____________________________________________________________
Control console serial number: ____________________________________________________
Acoustimass® serial number: _ _____________________________________________________
Speaker array serial number (135 Series II systems): __________________________________
We suggest you keep your receipt with this owner’s guide.
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Introduction
Welcome
Thank you for choosing a Bose® LIFESTYLE® system for your home. This elegant
and easy-to-use system delivers superior performance for both music and video.
By now you should have successfully set up your system using the UNIFY®
i­ntelligent integration system and calibrated the sound for your room using the
ADAPTiQ® audio calibration system.
This guide describes your new remote control and shows you how to operate your
system and its connected devices.
System features
Features on all systems
• UNIFY intelligent integration system helps to easily add devices to your system
• 3D video capability (requires that you connect a 3D-capable TV and a 3D-capable Blu-ray Disc™ player, game console, cable box, or other source to your LIFESTYLE® system)
• ADAPTiQ audio calibration system that optimizes system performance for your room
• RF remote control
• HDMI® connectivity
• Video up-conversion to 1080p
• Photo viewing using a USB flash drive
Additional features on 535, 525, 235 and 135 series II
systems only
• AM/FM radio
• Back panel connector for a 30-pin accessory dock (not included) compatible
with iPod and iPhone devices
If you need help
If you experience any operating difficulties, be sure to check the troubleshooting
table on page 27. You can solve the most common operating problems using the
helpful tips provided there. If you need additional help or service for your product,
please refer to the included contact sheet.
IMPORTANT! – Please register your product right away!
Registering your product enables you to receive notifications of system software
updates to keep your product performing optimally. It also allows us to send you
information about new products and special offers from Bose.
Please follow the instructions on your Product Registration Card to register. Failure
to register will not affect your limited warranty rights or your eligibility to obtain
system software updates.
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Controls and Indicators
Remote Control
Using the remote
This advanced radio frequency remote works throughout the room. You do not
need to aim it at the control console.
SOURCE – Displays and selects
connected devices from the
source list on your TV
Information Display –
See page 10
Power – Turns your system on
or off
TV Power – Turns your TV
on or off
Color functions – Activates
color-related functions on connected sources such as Blu-ray Disc™ players and settop boxes, and for Teletext
Teletext – Turns Teletext
controls on and off
Internet – Activates Internet
accesss on third-party devices
such as Blu-ray Disc™ players
and set-top boxes
Volume Up/Down – Increases
(+) or decreases (–) the system
volume
Mute – Mutes/unmutes system
speakers
Image View – Changes how
video appears
Numeric Keypad – Allows
manual entry of channels and settings
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Navigation Controls –
See page 9
MORE – Displays additional
device-specific controls and
information on your TV
See page 11.
Channel Up/Down – Next
or previous numbered
channel or preset
Last Channel – Returns
to last channel or preset
Playback Controls –
See page 9
TV Input – Changes
inputs on your TV
Controls and Indicators
Navigation controls
OK – Selects or confirms
highlighted item
MENU – Displays the menu
for a connected device
Page Up – Moves to
previous page
GUIDE – Displays your set-top box
or TV program guide, or Blu-ray
Disc™ player popup menu
EXIT – Clears a menu or guide
from your TV screen
INFO – Displays program
information
Page Down – Moves to
next page
Left/Right and Up/Down –
Navigation control
Note: See “Operating Your System Sources” on page 16 for more details on
using navigation and playback controls with selected sources.
Playback controls
Shuffle
Play
Pause
Quick Replay/Skip Backward
Quick Skip/Skip Forward
Seek Backward/Rewind
Stop
Seek Forward/Fast Forward
Record
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Controls and Indicators
Information display
(535/525/235/135 series II systems only)
The display provides operating and system status information.
Examples:
Source identification
Volume
Cable
Cable
43
Radio tuner
FM
90.9 - WBUR90.9
iPod
P1
iPod
Album
Operating prompt
Hold number key
to set preset
Remote glow button
Pressing the glow button
on the rear of the remote illuminates the remote
b
­ uttons (and the display on 535/525/235/135 series II systems). The light turns off automatically after several seconds to prolong battery life.
To adjust the illumination level of the display:
Note: If the currently selected source is AM or FM,
switch to any other source before making this
adjustment. This prevents unintentionally deleting
a radio preset.
1. Press and hold the
time for 5 seconds.
and OK buttons at the same
2. Press the up
or down
navigation button to
select Brightness or Contrast.
3. Press the left or right navigation button to
decrease or increase the illumination level.
4. Press either the OK or
operation.
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to return to normal Controls and Indicators
MORE buttons
Press the MORE button to display additional button functions along the
top of your TV screen for the current source. The functions that appear
depend on the selected source. Only 13 of the available buttons can be
displayed. An arrow at the right or left of the buttons indicates if additional buttons
are available.
When there are more than 13 buttons, an arrow appears either to the right or left of
the displayed buttons telling you to scroll left or right to see the other buttons.
Indicates more buttons to the
right. Move highlight right.
Indicates more buttons to
the left. Move highlight left.
Activating a MORE button function
1. Press the remote MORE button.
2. Press the left
to activate.
or right
navigation button to highlight the function you want
3. Press the remote OK button.
Button function definitions
Turns device power on/off.
Switches your TV to live programming.
Displays a list of favorite
channels.
Switches between main features
(from DVD to VCR, for example) on
a combo device.
Displays program guide for
next day.
Moves to the “Home” state of the
device.
Displays program guide for
previous day.
Selects a repeat option on the current source.
Displays playlist of recorded
programs.
Switches tuners in a multi-tuner
device.
Picture-in-picture mode.
Switches between TV and radio on
a set-top box that provides both.
Video on demand.
Switches tuners in a multi-tuner
device.
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Controls and Indicators
Button function definitions (continued)
Allows you to enter a 3-digit number
(Japan only).
Displays the OPTIONS menu. See “Changing System Options” on page 23.
Accesses the system menu for your
set-top box.
Access the Top Menu (or Title Menu)
on Blu-ray Disc™ players.
Accesses A, B, C, or D functions in an
interactive program guide.
Accesses Xbox® functions.
Accesses data broadcast on a tuner
device (Japan only).
Accesses PlayStation® functions.
Selects different types of video broadcast (EU only).
Allows you to rate certain content,
such as a TiVo® program.
Accesses specific “tools” on Blu-ray
Disc™ players or set-top boxes.
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Controls and Indicators
Control Console
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2
3
4
5
6
1 System status indicator
Red����������������������System is off (Standby)
Blinking green�����System is starting
Solid green����������System is on and ready to use
Amber������������������System is off or turning off, and when charging iPod or
iPhone in the optional accessory dock (available from Bose)
2 Front A/V inputs
Used for temporarily connecting an audio/video device such as a camcorder.
3 Headphones output
Accepts stereo headphones with a 3.5 mm stereo plug. Volume level is set by
the volume controls.
4 Control buttons
Power
on/off
Source
selection
Mute/
unmute
Volume
down
Volume
up
UNIFY®
menu
(page 26)
5 Front USB input
Used for viewing photo files from a USB device including a digital camera.
Also used for updating system software.
6 Front HDMITM input
Used for temporarily connecting an HDMI device such as a video camera.
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Controls and Indicators
Speaker Array (135 series II systems only)
Status
Status indicator:
Off.................................... Speaker array and Acoustimass® module are connected
Slow blinking orange....... Speaker array is available to make a wireless connection
Fast blinking orange........ Speaker array is disconnected and trying to connect
Solid red.......................... System error (Call Bose Customer Service)
Acoustimass® Module
(135 series II systems only)
Status
Status indicator:
Solid orange������������������� Speaker array and Acoustimass module are connected
Blinks every 3 secs��������� Acoustimass module is disconnected from speaker array
or speaker array is off (Acoustimass module standby)
Slow blinking orange������ Acoustimass module is available to make a wireless
­connection
Solid red������������������������� System error (Call Bose Customer Service)
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Power On/Off Controls
Starting your system
To start your system:
Press the Power button on the remote or the console.
In several seconds, the system status indicator on the console changes from
blinking to solid green. The system is now ready to use.
To start your system and go directly to the SOURCE menu:
Press the SOURCE button on the remote control. This starts your
system and opens the SOURCE menu on your TV screen.
To start your system and go directly to the UNIFY® menu:
Press the Setup button on the control console. This starts your
system and opens the UNIFY® menu on your TV screen.
Note: To keep energy consumption to a minimum, the system operates in a power
saving mode when it is off. This is why the system may take several seconds
to start.
Turning on your TV
If you programmed your remote during the initial setup using UNIFY, press
the TV Power button on the remote control to turn on your TV. Otherwise,
use the remote that came with your TV.
Shutting down your system
Press the Power button on the remote or on the control console.
The system will shut down automatically after a few seconds.
Note: If you decide to access the power controls for connected devices, automatic
shutdown is stopped and you must complete the shutdown using the
onscreen controls.
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Operating Your System Sources
Selecting a source
The SOURCE menu allows you to select your sources and connected devices. The menu can display a maximum of 10 selections. When there are more than 10
selections, an arrow appears either at the top or bottom of the menu telling you to
scroll up or down to see the other items.
1. Press the SOURCE button on the remote to display the list of connected
devices on your TV.
Indicates more selections
above. Move highlight up.
Cable
Blu-ray
DVD
Game console
FM
AM
iPod
USB
HDMI Front
A/V Front
Indicates more selections
below. Move highlight down.
2. Keep pressing SOURCE to move the highlight down the list and select the
source you want.
• You can also use the up
a source.
or down
navigation buttons to select • If you named a device during the setup process, the assigned name appears
in the list. Unnamed devices appear as generic inputs such as “Input 1
(HDMI)” and “Input 2 (HDMI).”
• If you select a source that is turned off, a message appears on the screen
reminding you to turn on the source.
Note: When listening to audio sources, the system automatically enters Screensaver
mode to prevent the risk of screen burn-in. Press any button on the LIFESTYLE
remote to restore the picture. To disable the screensaver, see ­“Changing
­System Options” on page 23.
Note: The UNIFY® intelligent integration system sets up your LIFESTYLE® remote to
control each of your devices. If one or more of these devices does not respond
to the LIFESTYLE® remote, see “Troubleshooting” on page 27.
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Operating Your System Sources
Watching TV
Your TV may be receiving its program content through a set-top box or the tuner
built into your TV.
Note: Since most televisions come with an IR (infrared) remote, you may need to
point the Bose® remote at your TV to operate it.
Using a set-top box
If you connected a cable, satellite, or other set-top box to your TV, it will appear in
the SOURCE menu under the name you assigned it during the setup process.
1. Press the remote SOURCE button and select the device that provides your TV programs.
2. Tune to a station. See “Tuning to a TV station,” below.
Using the tuner in your TV
If you are using the tuner in your TV to receive TV programs:
1. Press the remote SOURCE button and select TV.
2. Press the TV Input button
to select the internal tuner in your TV.
3. Tune to a station. See “Tuning to a TV station,” below.
To return to using other sources, press the TV Input button
to first select the input for the Bose® system, then press the SOURCE button and select another source.
Tuning to a TV station
You can tune to a TV station using any of the following methods:
Enter the channel number on the keypad and press OK. Use the
dash button for channel numbers using a dash or period.
Press
(channel up) or
Press the Last button
(channel down) to change channels.
to tune to last selected channel.
Press the GUIDE button. Use the navigation, page up/down, and
OK buttons to select a station from the program guide.
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Operating Your System Sources
Playing audio/video devices
During the interactive setup process, you may have connected a CD, DVD, DVR,
Blu-ray Disc™ player, or other such device. These are typically connected to inputs 1-5.
If you programmed the LIFESTYLE® remote for the device, you can use the
­following controls to operate the selected device.
MENU
Device menu (if available) or system setup menu
GUIDE
Blu-ray Disc player pop-up menu
INFO
Device information
EXIT
Exit menu
Up one item
Down one item
Move left
Move right
Select
Next page, channel, or disc
Previous page, channel, or disc
Play
Pause
Stop
Record
Fast forward or search forward
Fast rewind or search reverse
Quick skip or skip forward
Quick replay or skip backward
Shuffle mode
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Operating Your System Sources
Selecting the radio
(535, 525, 235 and 135 series II systems only)
1. Press the SOURCE button.
2. Keep pressing the SOURCE button to select FM or AM in the SOURCE list.
Tuning to a station
• Press (increase) or
frequency band.
(decrease) to tune up or down the Or,
• Press
(seek next) or
(seek previous) to find the next/previous strong station.
Storing a preset station
The built-in radio tuner can store up to 25 FM and 25 AM preset stations.
1. Tune to a radio station.
2. For presets 1-9, press and hold the number key. For 10-25, press and hold the
OK button to store the station in the next available preset.
FM
90.9 - WBUR90.9
P1
Preset number
Recalling a preset station
Press (channel up) or (channel
down) to go to the next or previous
preset.
For quick access to
presets 1-9, press the
number key of the preset.
Deleting a preset station
1. Recall the preset station you want to delete.
2. Press and hold the OK button until the preset number disappears from the
display.
Optional radio tuner settings
1. Press the MORE button
and select OPTIONS.
2. From the OPTIONS menu (see page 24 for details) you can select:
• Current Station: Allow Stereo, Stereo Off
• RDS: On, Off
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Operating Your System Sources
Playing content from an iPod or iPhone
(535, 525, 235, and 135 series II systems only)
Your LIFESTYLE® system can play audio and video from an iPod or iPhone using
the 30-pin accessory dock (not included) available from Bose.
Your iPod or iPhone menus and content appear on the left side of your screen as
shown in the following example. The “Now Playing” track appears on the right.
The following controls are available to operate your connected iPod.
MENU
Up one menu level (press and hold to go to top menu
level). If playing video, pause and return to menu
Up one page
Down one page
Up one menu item (press and hold to scroll quickly)
Down one menu item (press and hold to scroll quickly)
Up one menu level. If playing video, pause and return
to menu
Down one menu level
Down one menu level
Play
Pause
Stop
Next track or audio bookmark
Previous track or audio bookmark
Fast forward
Fast rewind
Shuffle mode
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Operating Your System Sources
Using the front console inputs
The front of the console provides analog A/V inputs plus a USB and an HDMI®
input. These inputs appear in the SOURCE menu as A/V (Front), USB, and HDMI
(Front) only when a device is connected. These inputs are provided for temporarily
connecting devices such as digital cameras and video cameras.
Front USB input
Your LIFESTYLE® system can display photo files (.jpg or .jpeg format only) from a
USB storage device.
When selecting the USB source, folders appear at the top of the list on the left
f­ollowed by single image files. Selecting a folder displays its contents.
Use the following controls for viewing digital photos.
Up one menu item (press and hold to repeat)
Down one menu item (press and hold to repeat)
Up one folder level, or exit and return to browsing
­folders (if viewing a slideshow)
Up one folder level, or exit and return to browsing
MENU
­folders (if viewing a slideshow)
Down one folder level
Down one folder level (if a folder is highlighted), or play
slideshow (if a photo file is highlighted)
Up nine items
EXIT
Down nine items
Exit slideshow and return to browsing folders
Play slideshow of highlighted folder
Pause slideshow
Exit slideshow and return to browsing folders
Next image
Previous image
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Operating Your System Sources
Front Analog A/V input
You can use this input for devices that have composite video and left/right audio
outputs. The Bose® remote does not control a device connected to this input. You need to use the controls on the device itself or the remote that came with it.
Front HDMI input
You can use this input for devices that have an HDMI output. The Bose remote
does not control a device connected to this input. You need to use the controls on the device itself or the remote that came with it.
Changing the image view
Press the image view button to display a menu of video formatting
choices. Continue to press this button to highlight your choice.
Your TV picture will change momentarily after you select a format.
Note: When displaying 3D video, the Image View button does not
display a menu of video formatting choices. The shape of the
video cannot be changed when watching 3D video.
Normal
Leaves original video image unchanged.
Auto-Wide Fills width of the screen without cropping any content.
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Stretch 1
Stretches video image evenly from the center.
Stretch 2
Stretches the edges of the video image much more
than the center portion of the image.
Zoom
Enlarges the video image (press the up/down navigation buttons to vertically offset the image on your screen).
Gray Bars
Places vertical gray bars on the left and right of a
standard-definition video image.
Changing System Options
Using the system OPTIONS menu
The number of items appearing in the OPTIONS menu depends on which source is
currently selected.
1. Press the remote MORE button
.
2. Press the left or right navigation button and highlight OPTIONS. Press
the remote OK button to display the OPTIONS menu for the current source as
shown in the following example.
Cable
Blu-ray
DVD
Volume on TV
Toggle volume display onTV
On
TV Speakers
Video Output
Automatic Off
3. Press the up
or down
want to change.
4. Press the left
or right
navigation button and highlight the option you
navigation button and select the setting.
5. Press the remote EXIT button when done.
OPTIONS menu
Factory settings are in bold type.
Option
Available Settings
Sound
(Not available
on 235 series II
or 135 series II
systems)
Original ���������������������� Plays stereo audio when stereo audio is received
from the source
Recommended��������� Plays 5-channel audio whether 2- or 5-channel
audio is received from the source
Alternative ����������������� Plays 5-channel audio when either stereo or
5-channel audio is received from the source
Enhanced Mono��������� Plays simulated surround sound when monaural
audio is received from the source
Current Station
(Not available
on 520 or 510
systems)
Allow Stereo�������������� Allows stereo sound from the current stereo FM
radio station
Stereo Off ������������������ Changes the current station to mono, which can
help when tuning to a weak radio station
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Changing System Options
Option
Available Settings
RDS
(Not available
on 520 or 510
systems)
On������������������������������� Displays RDS information on the remote
Off ������������������������������ No RDS information on the remote
Game Mode
On ������������������������������Reduces video processing and delay
Off������������������������������Normal performance
Audio Compression
Off������������������������������� No change to audio track
Enhance Dialog��������� Enhances sound output so you can hear movie
dialogs more distinctly
Smart Volume������������� Reduces the range of volume levels in a movie
soundtrack so the difference between extremely
loud outbursts and soft sounds is less noticeable
Audio Track
Track 1����������������������� Selects track 1 from an external audio stream
with multiple audio tracks
Track 2������������������������ Selects track 2 from an external audio stream
with multiple audio tracks
Both Tracks���������������� Selects tracks 1 and 2 from an external audio
stream
Not Available�������������� Automatically selected when only one track is
received
Volume Offset
Increases the volume level of the selected source relative to other
sources (0 to 10)
Source Overscan On ������������������������������ Applies video overscan to the current video
(2D only)
source
Off ����������������������������� Video source unaffected
Note: When a 3D source is playing, “Not Available” is displayed instead
of an overscan value.
System Bass
Adjusts bass level: –9 to Normal to +6 (After ADAPTiQ® calibration)
–14 to Normal to +14 (No ADAPTiQ calibration)
System Treble
Adjusts treble level:
–9 to Normal to +6 (after ADAPTiQ® calibration)
–14 to Normal to +14 (no ADAPTiQ calibration)
2D A/V Sync (2D only)
Adjusts the audio delay to synchronize audio with the 2D video:
–2 to Normal to +5
3D (3D only)
Sets the 3D image to display correctly with the appropriate 3D glasses
Automatic . ................ Sets the correct 3D image format automatically
Side by side................. Selects the side by side format
Top and bottom .......... Selects the top/bottom format
3D A/V Sync (3D only)
Adjusts the audio delay to synchronize audio with the 3D video
–2 to Normal to +10
Power Down
Normal����������������������� System shuts down without presenting the
Power Down Menu
Power Down Menu����� System presents the Power Down Menu when
shutting down
Screensaver
On ������ Displays a screensaver after 20 minutes of no user activity when
playing audio-only sources
Off ������ Disables screensaver mode
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Changing System Options
Option
Available Settings
Rear Speakers
(Not available
on 235 series II
or 135 series II
systems)
Adjusts the volume level of the rear speakers relative to front speakers:
(–10 to Normal to +6)
Center Speaker
(Not available
on 235 series II
or 135 series II
systems)
Note: This option is unavailable if the Speakers option is set to Stereo (2)
or Front (3).
Adjusts the volume level of the front center speaker relative to other
speakers: –8 to Normal to +8
Note: This option is unavailable if the Speakers option is set to Stereo (2)
Speakers
(Not available
on 235 series II
or 135 series II
systems)
Front (3) ............. Activates only front left, center, and right speakers
Volume on TV
On ������ Enables the system to display the volume level meter and mute
indicator on your TV
Stereo (2) ........... Activates only front left and right speakers
Surround (5) ..... Activates all front and rear speakers
Off ������ Prevents the display of the volume level meter and mute indicator
TV Speakers
On ������ Sends HDMITM audio to your TV (audio from the TV is not affected by plugging headphones into the control console or by
pressing Mute or Volume on the remote)
Off ����� Sends HDMI audio to the LIFESTYLE® system speakers
Video Output
(2D only)
Changes the resolution (Standard Definition/720p/1080i/1080p) of the
video signal sent to your TV (only settings supported by your TV appear
as options)
Note: When a 3D source is playing, the output resolution always
matches the resolution of the connected 3D source. Video Output
then shows the automatically-set output resolution, and you cannot change resolutions while a 3D source is playing.
Automatic Off
Enabled ���������The system, including the Bose® link second zone,
automatically turns itself off after four hours of inactivity
(no user interaction)
Disabled���������The system will not turn itself off automatically
Note: The system will automatically turn off after 15 minutes after you
no longer hear audio or see video from a video source or you no
longer hear audio from an audio source. The 4-hour Automatic Off
setting does not affect this function.
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Changing Your System Setup
UNIFY® system overview
The UNIFY intelligent integration system guides you through the initial process of
setting up and configuring your system. It helps you choose the right cables and
inputs, and program the LIFESTYLE® remote to operate your connected devices.
After completing the initial setup, you can use the UNIFY system at any time to
change your system setup and configuration.
Using the UNIFY menu
To display the UNIFY menu on your TV, press the Setup button on the front of the
control console. Using the navigation buttons on the remote, select the function
you want and follow the instructions on the screen.
Menu item
What you can do
Resume initial
setup
If your initial setup is incomplete, you can return to the UNIFY setup
process at the last completed event.
Restart initial setup If your initial setup is incomplete, you can start the UNIFY setup process from the beginning.
Reconnect Acoustimass® (135 series II systems only)
Follow the onscreen instructions to reconnect the speaker array with
the Acoustimass module.
Language
Change the language of the onscreen display.
ADAPTiQ
Start the ADAPTiQ audio calibration process. After ADAPTiQ has been
run, this menu item allows you to disable or enable ADAPTiQ.
®
TV setup
After your TV is connected to the console, you can:
•
•
•
•
Source setup
Program the LIFESTYLE® remote to control your TV
Manually enter remote control IR device codes
Replace your TV
Add, change, or remove the TV audio connection
For sources connected to Input 1-5 of the control console, you can:
•
•
•
•
•
Change the name of the device
Program your remote to control the device and add the IR emitter
Manually enter remote control IR device codes
Remove the device
Add or change the type of audio or video connection
Add a new device
After your initial setup is complete, you can add another device or
accessory to your system.
Update
Used to perform a system software update (see “Performing a system
software update” on page 30 for more information).
Teach mode
This item is used to send IR codes to program a learning remote.
Exit UNIFY
Closes the UNIFY menu and returns you to the last source selected.
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Care and Maintenance
Troubleshooting
Problem
What to do
The system is not
responding to initial
operation of my Bose®
remote
• Make sure the control console is turned on.
• Check to see if the remote batteries are installed correctly or need replacement. See “Replacing the batteries” on page 30.
• Reset the system. See “Resetting the system” on page 29.
• Press any remote key and watch the system status indicator
on the control console. It should blink with each press. If not, see “Pairing the remote with the console” on page 29 and follow the procedure.
The Bose remote does
not control a device I
added during the initial
setup
• Try setting up the device again. Press the Setup button on
the control console. Select the device options and follow the
onscreen instructions to set up the device again.
• Your system may need a software update. See “Performing a
system software update” on page 30.
The video connection
To change a video connection, press the Setup button on the
from a connected source control console and select the device setup options. Follow the
is less than optimum
onscreen instructions.
System doesn’t do
anything
• Make sure the AC power cord is inserted securely into the
power supply.
• Make sure the Acoustimass® module and the power supply
are fully plugged into a live AC (mains) outlet.
• (135 series II systems only) Make sure the speaker array is
plugged into a live AC (mains) outlet.
• Select a connected device from the SOURCE menu.
• Reset the system. See “Resetting the system” on page 29.
No sound
• Make sure the Acoustimass module is plugged into a live AC
(mains) outlet.
• (135 series II systems only) Make sure the speaker array is
plugged into a live AC (mains) outlet.
• Increase the volume.
• Press the Mute button and make sure your system is not
muted.
• Check the input connections on the control console. Make
sure that you have selected the right source.
• Make sure that the audio input cable is firmly plugged into the
Audio Out connector (not Bose link) on the control console
and the other end is firmly seated into the Media Center connector on the Acoustimass module.
• (135 series II systems only) Make sure that the audio input
c
­ able is firmly plugged into the Audio Out connector (not
Bose link) on the control console and the other end is firmly
seated into the Audio In connector on the speaker array.
• (135 series II systems only) Try moving any possible sources
of wireless interference, such as a wireless computer network
router, another wireless device, or a microwave oven, further
away from the system.
• For radio operation, connect the FM and AM antennas.
• Reset the system. See “Resetting the system” on page 29.
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Care and Maintenance
Problem
What to do
Sound quality has
changed and speaker
array status indicator
is blinking orange (135
series II systems only).
Press the Setup button on the control console and select the
“Reconnect Acoustimass” menu item. Follow the onscreen
instructions.
TV does not respond to
remote commands (135 series II systems
only)
• Make sure the speaker array is not blocking the IR sensor on
the TV. Change the position of the TV and speaker array so
that the IR sensor is not blocked.
• For details on the location of the TV’s IR sensor, refer to the
owner’s guide that came with your TV.
Intermittent bass (135 series II systems
only)
• Check that the status indicator on the Acoustimass® module
is orange and not blinking.
• If the speaker array status indicator is blinking orange:
——Check that the Acoustimass module is plugged into a live
AC wall outlet and the status indicator is glowing orange.
——Press the Setup button on the control console and select
the “Reconnect Acoustimass” menu item. Follow the
onscreen instructions.
——Try moving any possible sources of wireless interference,
such as a wireless computer network router, another
­wireless device, or a microwave oven, further away from
the system.
Sound is impaired by
a loud hum or buzz,
which may be electrical
in nature
Contact Bose® Customer Service to determine if and how other electrical devices in the room may be creating unwanted
signals, and to obtain possible remedies.
Radio does not work
• Make sure antennas are connected properly.
• Move AM antenna at least 20 inches (50 cm) from the control
console and Acoustimass module.
• Adjust antenna position to improve reception.
• Make sure the AM antenna is in an upright position.
• Move antennas farther from control console, TV, or other
electronic equipment.
• Select another station. You may be in an area of weak signal
coverage for some stations.
FM sound is distorted
• Adjust antenna position to reduce interference.
• Fully extend the FM antenna.
Picture is blurry when
viewing 3D content
• If your 3D glasses are of the active type, make sure they are
turned on.
• Try changing the 3D system option to a different setting.
• If the problem persists, make sure the speaker array is not
blocking the IR sensor on the TV. Change the position of the
TV and speaker array so that the IR sensor is not blocked.
• For details on the location of the TV’s IR sensor, refer to the
owner’s guide that came with your TV.
Sound is distorted
• Make sure the audio input cable is not damaged and the connections are secure on both ends.
• Reduce the volume output level from any external devices
connected to the control console.
• (135 series II systems only) Remove the protective film from
the trim and grille on the speaker array and the front of the
Acoustimass module.
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Care and Maintenance
Problem
What to do
No sound from a connected device
• Check the connections.
• If using a coaxial or optical audio connection, make sure you
have not made both types of connections to the same input
on the control console.
• Make sure that device is turned on.
• Refer to the owner’s manual that came with the device.
No TV picture, but audio
is heard
• Check the TV video input selection. Make sure it is correct for
the video source.
• Make sure video cables are securely connected.
A connected device
does not respond
consistently to remote
commands
Try connecting the included external IR emitter to the control
console. For guidance, press the Setup button on the control
console. Select the device options and follow the onscreen
instructions.
Intermittent audio dropouts heard on coaxial
digital audio inputs
Contact Bose Customer Service to request a composite video
cable that can be used for the coaxial digital audio connection.
Resetting the system
1. Press and hold the Power button on the control console for 5 seconds
or until the system status indicator on the control console changes to red.
The system status indicator on the control console changes to red when the
s­ ystem shuts down.
2. Release the Power button on the control console to restart the system. The system status indicator changes to blinking green and then solid green
when the system is on and ready to use.
3. If you still cannot operate the system using the remote, try the next procedure
to pair the remote with the control console.
Pairing the remote with the console
You may need to perform this procedure if you are replacing a remote or if troubleshooting instructions recommend it.
1. Make sure your system is on. If not, press the Power button
control console.
on the 2. Hold the remote close to the control console.
3. Press and hold both the Mute button
on the control console and the OK
button on the remote at the same time for five seconds. The system status
indicator blinks when pairing is complete.
4. Press any remote button and verify that the system status indicator on the
control console blinks with each button press.
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Care and Maintenance
Performing a system software update
System software updates may be available periodically from Bose and can be downloaded over the Internet to the USB drive included with your system.
1. Press the Setup button on the front of the control console to display the
UNIFY® menu.
2. Using the remote navigation buttons, select Update.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen.
Note: To make sure your Bose remote is updated, hold the remote near the front of
the control console while it is being updated.
Contacting customer service
For additional help in solving problems, contact Bose® Customer Service. See the
address sheet included in the carton.
Replacing the batteries
Replace all four batteries when you notice a marked decrease in the range or response of your remote control, or when you see the low battery icon on the
remote display.
Low battery
icon
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1. Slide the battery compartment cover off the back of the remote control.
AA (IEC-LR6) batteries (4)
Battery compartment cover
2. Remove the old batteries.
3. Install four new AA (IEC-LR6) 1.5V batteries, matching the polarity markings (+ and –) to the markings inside the battery compartment.
4. Slide the battery cover back into place.
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Care and Maintenance
Cleaning
You can wipe the outside surfaces using a soft dry cloth. You can also lightly
vacuum the speaker grilles.
CAUTIONS:
• DO NOT use solvents, chemicals, or sprays for cleaning.
• DO NOT allow liquids to spill or objects to drop into any openings.
Limited warranty
Your LIFESTYLE® system is covered by a limited warranty. See your product registration card for details. Please be sure to fill out the information section on the card
and mail it to Bose. Failure to do so will not affect your limited warranty.
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Care and Maintenance
Technical information
Remote control
Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Range: 33 ft (10 m)
Control console power supply rating
AC input: 100-240V
50/60 Hz, 1.0A(1,0A)
DC output: 12V
35W Max.
Acoustimass® module rating for LIFESTYLE® 535, 525, 520, 510 and
235 series II systems
USA/Canada: 100-120V
50/60 Hz 350W
International: 220-240V
50/60 Hz 350W
Dual voltage: 100-120/220-240V
50/60 Hz 350W
Acoustimass® module rating for LIFESTYLE® 135 series II systems only
AC input power: 100-240V
50/60 Hz 150W
Speaker array rating for LIFESTYLE® 135 series II systems only
AC input power: 100-240V
50/60 Hz 60W
Wireless connection rating for LIFESTYLE® 135 series II systems only
Output power: 5 mW @ 2400-2480 MHz
Range: 20 ft (6.1 m)
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Care and Maintenance
Licensing information
This product contains one or more free or open source software programs originating from third parties and distributed as part of the STLinux software package. Visit
www.stlinux.com/download for further details. This free and open source software
is subject to the terms of the GNU General Public License, GNU Library/Lesser
General Public License, or other different and/or additional copyright licenses, notices, and disclaimers. To understand your rights under these licenses, please
refer to the specific terms of the licenses, notices, and disclaimers, which are provided to you in an electronic file, named “licenses.pdf,” located within the product’s control console. To read this file, you will need a computer with a USB port and a software program that can view .pdf files.
To download “licenses.pdf” from your product’s control console:
1. Press and hold the Setup button on the front of the control console to display
the System Information screen.
2. Insert a USB drive (there should be one included in your system package) into
the USB input on the front of the control console.
3. Press the OK button on the remote control to copy the file to the USB drive.
This download process should be completed within 30 seconds. You may then
remove the USB drive.
4. To read the file “licenses.pdf,” plug the USB drive into a computer with a USB
port, navigate to the USB root directory, and open “licenses.pdf” with a software program that can view .pdf files.
To receive a copy of the source code for the open source software programs
included in this product, please mail your written request to: Licensing Manager,
Mailstop 6A2, Bose Corporation, The Mountain, Framingham, MA 01701-9168.
Bose Corporation will distribute such source code to you on a disc for a charge
covering the cost of performing such distribution, such as the cost of media, shipping and handling. All of the above referenced licenses, notices, and disclaimers are reproduced and available with such source code. This offer is valid for a period of three (3) years following the date of distribution of this product by Bose Corporation.
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Framingham, MA 01701-9168 USA
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