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Installation Guide  
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SAFETY INFORMATION  
Please read this guide  
Please take the time to follow the instructions in this guide carefully. It will help you set up and operate your system  
properly and enjoy all of its advanced features. Please save this guide for future reference.  
Additional safety information  
See the additional instructions on the Important Safety Information sheet enclosed in the shipping carton.  
WARNINGS:  
To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose the product to rain or moisture.  
• The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing, and objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall not  
be placed on 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.  
• No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus.  
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.  
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.  
Class 1 laser product  
This CD/DVD player is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT according to  
EN 60825-1:1994+A1+A2, IEC60825-1:1993+A1+A2.  
CLASS 1  
LASER PRODUCT  
LASER PRODUKT  
LASER LAITE  
KLASSE 1  
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CAUTIONS:  
• Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in  
hazardous radiation exposure. The compact disc player should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except  
properly qualified service personnel.  
• Make no modifications to the system or accessories. Unauthorized alterations may compromise safety,  
regulatory compliance, and system performance, and may void the warranty.  
Notes:  
• 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.  
Class B emissions  
• This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment  
Regulations (Canada only).  
• If applicable, the radio communication device incorporated into this apparatus meets all requirements of the  
Industry Canada standard RSS-310 (Canada only).  
This product conforms to the EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and to the Low Voltage Directive  
73/23/EEC. The remote control conforms to the RTTE Directive 99/5/EC. The complete  
Declaration of Conformity can be found at www.Bose.com/static/compliance/index.html.  
Please dispose of used batteries properly, following any local regulations. Do not incinerate.  
©2007 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed, or otherwise used without prior written permission.  
For additional copyright, trademark, patent, and licensing information, please refer to pages at the back of this book.  
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CONTENTS  
INTRODUCTION  
SYSTEM PLACEMENT  
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BASIC SYSTEM CONNECTIONS  
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FIRST TIME OPERATION 23  
27  
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OPTIONAL CONNECTIONS AND ADDITIONS  
REFERENCE  
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Open the ADAPTiQ® audio calibration system carton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24  
Play Disc 2 – ADAPTiQ® audio calibration system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25  
Disconnect the ADAPTiQ® headset. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26  
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IMPORTANT! – Please register your product right away!  
Registering your product entitles you to receive free system upgrades to keep your product performing optimally. It also  
allows us to send you information about new products and special offers from Bose.  
Follow the instructions on your Product Registration card to register by mail, on the Internet, or by phone. It’s quick and  
easy! Failure to register will not affect your limited warranty rights.  
For Your Records  
Record your system serial numbers here and on your Product Registration Card. Serial numbers are located on the  
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bottom of the media center and the VS-2, and on the connection panel of the Acoustimass module.  
System model number (on the carton): LIFESTYLE _______ Series (if applicable) ______  
Media center SN:__________________ VS-2 SN: ___________________ Acoustimass module SN: __________________  
Dealer name:__________________________________ Dealer phone: ___________________Purchase date: ______________  
Bose recommends that you keep your sales receipt and a copy of your Product Registration card together with this guide.  
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INTRODUCTION  
Welcome  
Thank you for purchasing a Bose® LIFESTYLE® DVD home entertainment system with HDMITM  
connectivity and automatic video switching. Through proprietary Bose technologies and  
innovative LIFESTYLE® system design, this elegant and easy-to-use system delivers superior  
performance for both music and video program content.  
Your system features:  
• HDMI connectivity  
• Automatic video switching provided by the VS-2 video enhancer  
• Proprietary ADAPTiQ® audio calibration system, which tailors system performance so it is  
optimal in the location you choose  
• Capability of expanding your system in up to 14 other rooms  
Purpose of this guide  
The detailed instructions in the following sections of this guide help you to set up your  
system, connect everything together, and turn it on for the first time.  
System Placement........................................ Explains how to place the parts of the  
system in a room to create a home theater  
atmosphere (page 8).  
Basic System Connections ......................... Shows how to connect the parts of the system  
together using the included cables (page 12).  
First-Time Operation.................................... Helps you turn on the system for the first time  
and play the two included discs – one that  
helps you check for correct cable connections  
and another that performs a custom sound  
calibration for the system (page 23).  
Optional Connections and Additions ........ Provides information on using alternate  
connections and adding other equipment  
to your system (page 27).  
Additional setup help  
If you need more help setting up your system, refer to:  
• Quick Setup Guide – A visual guide that provides simple, graphic instructions in color.  
• Online help – An interactive setup guide available at www.owners.Bose.com. This is  
designed to help you with specific setup questions. At this time, the website is provided  
in English only.  
For specific questions or help in assessing a problem, be sure to contact Bose directly. Refer  
to the contact list provided in the carton.  
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