Bose Portable Speaker Desktop Speaker User Guide page

Desktop Speakers  
Owners Guide  
Guía del usuario  
Notice d’utilisation  
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Safety  
Please read this owner’s 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 all of its  
advanced features. Please save this owner’s guide for future reference.  
notes:  
The product label is located on the bottom of the product.  
Where the mains plug or appliance coupler is used as the disconnect device,  
such disconnect device shall remain readily operable.  
Warning: To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not expose  
the product to rain or moisture.  
The product must be used indoors. It is neither designed nor tested for use  
outdoors, in recreation vehicles, or on boats.  
Warning: 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 and  
will void the warranty.  
This product is intended to be used only with the power supply provided.  
Please dispose of a used or damaged battery promptly and properly,  
following all local regulations. Do not incinerate.  
Warning: No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be  
placed on or near the apparatus.  
This product conforms to the EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and to the Low  
Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC. The complete Declaration of Conformity can  
Caution: Make no modifications to the system or accessories.  
Unauthorized alterations may compromise safety, regulatory compliance,  
and system performance, and will void the warranty.  
additional safety information  
See the additional instructions on the Important Safety Instructions sheet (North  
America only) enclosed in the shipping carton.  
Caution: During normal use, the power supply may get hot.  
Avoid placing it on heat-sensitive surfaces.  
©2007 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed, or otherwise used without prior written permission.  
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Safety  
information about products that generate  
For future reference  
electrical noise  
For convenience, enter the serial number (S/N located on the bottom of the  
right speaker) below and on the Customer Warranty card.  
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 instruc-  
tions, 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 encour-  
aged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:  
Serial number: ___________________________________________________  
Purchased on: ___________________ From dealer:_____________________  
We suggest that you keep your purchase receipt and the limited warranty  
agreement with this guide.  
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.  
note: Unauthorized modification of the system could void the  
user’s authority to operate this equipment and will void the  
warranty.  
This product complies with the Canadian ICES-003 Class B specifications.  
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IntroductIon  
Thank you  
Congratulations on your purchase of the Bose desktop  
speakers.  
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• The freedom of movement you gain with the supplied  
remote control.  
With these high-quality speakers, you can enjoy:  
• The precision of full-range sound reproduction.  
• The impact of wide sound stage performance.  
• The angled style that fits on your desktop and directs  
the sound where you sit.  
• The confidence provided by solid construction and  
elegant design.  
• The convenience of compact speakers that outperform  
many larger speakers.  
• The experience of proprietary Bose® technologies that  
bring you all of this.  
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contentS  
IntroductIon...............................................................Iv  
MaIntaInIng.................................................................8  
Thank you ...............................................................................iv  
Caring for your speakers .........................................................8  
To clean the speakers ......................................................................8  
To replace the remote control battery ..............................................8  
SettIng up..................................................................2  
Checking the contents.............................................................2  
Positioning the speakers .........................................................3  
troubleShootIng........................................................9  
product detaIlS.......................................................10  
Customer Service ..................................................................10  
Limited Warranty....................................................................10  
Technical information.............................................................10  
connectIng.................................................................4  
Using the three cables............................................................4  
uSIng..........................................................................6  
Getting started.........................................................................6  
Controlling the volume ............................................................6  
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SettIng up  
Right  
speaker  
Checking the contents  
As you unpack the system:  
Left  
speaker  
Demonstration  
DVD  
• Make sure that all parts, shown here, are included in  
the carton.*  
Save the carton and all packing materials for possible future use.  
AC power  
cord**  
Speaker cable  
(attached)  
Audio input  
cable  
Power pack cable  
(attached)  
Power pack  
Remote control  
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*If any part is missing or damaged, do not use the speakers. Instead, contact your Bose dealer right away.  
Or, to contact Bose directly, refer to the contact list included in the carton.  
**Correct for your area.  
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SettIng up  
Positioning the speakers  
The size and shape of these speakers make it easy to  
position them directly next to your computer. For proper  
performance, place the right speaker to the right and the  
left speaker to the left of your computer. Make sure there  
is equal distance on either side. This provides an accurate  
sound stage.  
Rear of speakers  
Right  
speaker  
Left  
speaker  
Vents  
18"— 36"  
46 cm — 92 cm  
Speaker  
cable  
Connectors  
Right  
speaker  
Left  
speaker  
Caution: Avoid inserting any objects (such as a cable,  
finger, pencil, or screwdriver) into the vent on the side of  
each speaker. Such items can damage the speaker and  
degrade performance, and may void the warranty.  
Be sure not to place any object in front of the  
speakers, which could block the sound or any  
signals from the remote control.  
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connectIng  
using the three cables  
Use the three provided cables and the power pack to  
make the connections shown on page 5.  
Power pack cable ( ): Insert the free end into the DC  
ꢀ  
Power connector on the back of the right speaker.  
Caution: Do not plug in the AC power cord until all  
other connections are completed.  
AC Power cord: Connect the small end to the power  
 
pack and the large end to an AC (mains) outlet.  
Speaker cable ( ): Insert the free end into the To Left  
ꢀ  
Speaker connector on the right speaker.  
Audio input cable ( ): Insert one end into the Audio  
ꢀ  
Input connector on the right speaker. Insert the other  
end into the Headphone or Speaker connector (the  
labels and positions of these connectors vary) on  
your computer.  
note: To use these speakers with a different sound  
source (such as an MP3 or portable CD player), make  
this connection to the Audio Out connector on that  
source instead.  
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Rear view  
of computer  
Right  
speaker  
Left  
speaker  
Audio input cable  
AC power cord  
Speaker cable  
Power pack cable  
note: Bose recommends using a safety agency-approved surge protector with all electronics equipment.  
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uSIng  
Getting started  
Controlling the volume  
Insert the provided demonstration disc into your computer  
disc drive and set it to play. This is one way to enjoy the  
full impact of the sound.  
Press the + and – buttons on the side of the right speaker  
or on the remote control.  
• The indicator light blinks each time you press + or –.  
To turn on the speakers, press the power button on the  
side of the right speaker. Or press the power button on  
the remote control while aiming it at the right speaker. The  
indicator light on the front of the right speaker turns on.  
• The indicator light blinks more than once when the  
volume reaches its highest or lowest setting.  
Be sure your computer is turned on and EACH of its  
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volume controls is turned up to at least /3 maximum  
and is not muted.  
Right speaker  
Remote control  
Indicator  
light  
Volume  
(+ & −)  
Power  
Volume  
(+ & −)  
Power  
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uSIng  
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iMPortant: Low volume settings (less than  
/3 maximum)  
tips on muting:  
on your computer reduce its output and unnaturally limit  
speaker volume.  
• If you use a control on your computer to mute the  
speakers, be sure to unmute them before turning off  
the power.  
Computer volume controls often include:  
• External buttons, which may operate independent of  
the onscreen controls (examples A and B, below).  
• Or you can use the power button on the right speaker or  
the remote control to turn off both speakers. Press this  
button again to resume play at your previous volume.  
• Onscreen controls, provided on the computer  
(examples C, D, and E).  
tips on using the remote control:  
• Various media player controls (example F).  
Some conditions, such as room lighting, furniture that  
blocks the signal path, or direct sunlight, can affect  
remote operation.  
A.  
B.  
If the remote does not work as it should:  
C.  
D.  
E.  
• Point the remote more directly at the right speaker,  
which receives the remote control signals.  
• Dim the room lights or move the speakers away from  
direct sunlight.  
• Move closer to the system when you use the remote.  
F.  
• If the problem persists, replace the remote control  
battery.  
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MaIntaInIng  
to replace the remote control battery  
Caring for your speakers  
The only maintenance necessary is replacing the remote  
control battery when necessary. You may also want to  
clean the speakers, as needed.  
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to clean the speakers  
Wipe each speaker carefully, using a soft, dry cloth only.  
Replace the remote control battery when the remote stops  
operating (normally every year or two) or its range seems  
reduced.  
• Do not allow liquids to spill on the speakers or to enter  
the vent on the side of each speaker.  
• Do not use abrasives, liquids, or sprays on the speakers  
or speaker grilles.  
Use only a Duracell, Eveready, Energizer, Maxell, Toshiba,  
or Shun Wo CR2032 or DL2032 3-volt lithium battery.  
WarningS:  
• Keep the remote control battery away from children. It may  
cause a fire or chemical burn if mishandled. Do not recharge,  
disassemble, heat above 140ºF (60ºC), or incinerate.  
• Dispose of used batteries promptly. Replace only with a  
battery of the correct type and model number.  
• Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace  
only with Duracell, Eveready, Energizer, Maxell, Toshiba, or  
Shun Wo CR2032 or DL2032 3-volt lithium battery.  
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troubleShootIng  
Problem  
What you can do  
No sound  
• Make sure the speakers are turned on as indicated by the light on the front of the right speaker.  
• Make sure the speaker volume is not set to the minimum. Press the + button on the right speaker for  
2 seconds to raise the volume enough.  
• Make sure the computer is plugged in and turned on, mute is turned off, and all volume controls are turned  
up. Refer to “Controlling the volume” on page 6.  
• Be sure the power pack is securely plugged into the right speaker and into a power outlet or surge protector.  
• Be sure the AC power outlet is working. When using a computer surge protector or power strip, be sure it is  
turned on.  
No sound  
• Be sure the speaker cable is securely plugged into the right speaker.  
from one speaker  
• Be sure that both ends of the audio input cable, one to the speaker and the other to the computer, are  
plugged in securely.  
• Make sure the computer provides stereo sound. It if has one channel only, connect a mono-to-stereo adapter  
(not supplied) to send the sound to both speakers.  
Remote does not  
control the speakers  
• Check the battery to be sure it is installed correctly. Refer to the image on page 8.  
• Refer to “Tips on using the remote control” on page 7.  
PC monitor or TV  
color pattern looks  
unnatural  
Turn off the monitor or TV for 15 to 30 minutes, then turn it on again.  
• Move the speakers away from the monitor or TV.  
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product detaIlS  
Customer Service  
For further information or additional help in solving problems, contact your authorized Bose® dealer. Or to contact Bose  
directly, refer to the contact list included in the carton.  
Limited Warranty  
This product is covered by a transferable limited warranty.  
Details of the limited warranty are provided on the Product Registration Card that came with your system. Please fill out  
the information section on the card and mail it to Bose. To register online instead, visit: www.Bose.com/register. Failure to  
register will not affect your limited warranty rights.  
technical information  
Transducers  
Full-range, magnetically shielded drivers  
with Bose proprietary technology  
Speaker dimensions  
4.8"H x 2.5"W x 4.8"D  
(12.2 cm x 6.5 cm x 12.3 cm)  
Input signal  
Speaker weight  
Right speaker: 1.3 lb (0.6 kg)  
Left speaker: 1.2 lb (0.5 kg)  
2.0 Vrms maximum  
Power supply rating  
Input: 100-240V  
, 1A 50/60 Hz  
Output: 17V , 2A  
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SegurIdad  
Lea esta guía del usuario  
Dedique el tiempo que sea necesario para seguir atentamente las instrucciones  
de esta guía del usuario, que le ayudarán a configurar y utilizar correctamente  
el sistema y a disfrutar de todas sus funciones avanzadas. Guarde la guía del  
usuario para utilizarla como material de referencia en el futuro.  
notas:  
La etiqueta del producto se encuentra en la base del mismo.  
Si se utiliza el enchufe de red o el conector del aparato como dispositivo  
de desconexión, deberá poder accionarse fácilmente.  
advertenCia: Con el fin de reducir el riesgo de descarga eléctrica,  
no exponga el producto a la lluvia o humedad.  
Este producto debe utilizarse en espacios interiores. No está diseñado ni se  
ha probado para uso al aire libre o en embarcaciones.  
advertenCia: El aparato no debe recibir salpicaduras ni mojarse,  
por lo que no debe colocarse sobre éste ningún objeto que contenga  
líquidos como, por ejemplo, jarrones. Al igual que con cualquier producto  
electrónico, evite que se derramen líquidos sobre los componentes del  
sistema. Los líquidos pueden provocar averías o incendios y anularán la  
garantía.  
Este producto sólo se debe utilizar con la fuente de alimentación  
proporcionada.  
Deseche correcta y rápidamente las baterías usadas o dañadas siguiendo  
la normativa local. No las queme.  
Este producto cumple con la directiva sobre compatibilidad  
electromagnética 89/336/EEC y la directiva sobre límites de tensión  
73/23/EEC. Encontrará la declaración de conformidad completa en  
advertenCia: No coloque sobre el aparato o cerca de éste llamas  
vivas como, por ejemplo, velas.  
PreCauCión: No realice modificaciones en el sistema o los  
accesorios. Las alteraciones no autorizadas pueden comprometer  
aspectos de seguridad, cumplimiento normativo y rendimiento del sistema,  
y anularán la garantía.  
información de seguridad adicional  
Consulte las instrucciones adicionales de la hoja Instrucciones de seguridad  
importantes (sólo Norteamérica) que se incluyen en el embalaje de envío.  
PreCauCión: La fuente de alimentación puede recalentarse durante  
el uso normal. Evite colocarla sobre superficies termosensibles.  
©2007 Bose Corporation. Ninguna parte de este trabajo podrá reproducirse, modificarse, distribuirse o usarse de ninguna otra manera sin permiso previo y por escrito.  
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SegurIdad  
información sobre productos que generan  
datos de referencia  
ruido eléctrico  
Para su comodidad, introduzca el número de serie (S/N, situado en la  
parte inferior del altavoz derecho) a continuación y en la tarjeta de garantía  
del cliente.  
Se ha comprobado que este equipo cumple los límites para dispositivos  
digitales de clase B, de acuerdo con el apartado 15 de las normas de la FCC.  
Estos límites están diseñados para ofrecer una protección razonable contra las  
interferencias perjudiciales en una instalación doméstica. Este equipo genera,  
utiliza y puede irradiar energía de radiofrecuencia y, si no se instala y se utiliza  
de acuerdo con las instrucciones suministradas, podría ocasionar interferencias  
perjudiciales para las comunicaciones por radio. No obstante, no se puede  
garantizar que no se vaya a producir este tipo de interferencias en una  
instalación en particular. Si este equipo ocasiona interferencias perjudiciales  
en la recepción de radio o televisión, lo que puede comprobarse encendiendo  
y apagando el equipo, se recomienda que intente corregir la interferencia  
mediante una de las siguientes acciones:  
Número de serie:_________________________________________________  
Comprado el: ___________________ Distribuidor: ______________________  
Le recomendamos que guarde el recibo de compra y el contrato de garantía  
limitada con esta guía.  
Reoriente o reubique la antena receptora.  
Aumente la separación entre el equipo y el receptor. No conecte el equipo en  
la toma del mismo circuito que el receptor.  
Póngase en contacto con el distribuidor o con un técnico de radio y televisión.  
nota: Cualquier modificación no autorizada del sistema podría anular la  
autorización que tiene el usuario para utilizar este equipo y anulará la garantía.  
Este producto cumple las especificaciones canadienses para dispositivos de  
clase B ICES-003.  
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IntroduccIón  
gracias  
Enhorabuena por comprar los altavoces para ordenador  
de Bose.  
• La libertad de movimiento que consigue con el control  
remoto incluido.  
Con estos altavoces de alta calidad podrá disfrutar de:  
• Un estilo anguloso que se ajusta a la mesa y orienta el  
sonido hacia el lugar donde el usuario está sentado.  
• La precisión de una reproducción de sonido de  
amplio rango.  
• La confianza que brinda su sólida construcción y su  
diseño elegante.  
• El impacto del rendimiento propio de un amplio  
escenario de sonido.  
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• La experiencia de las tecnologías patentadas Bose  
que le brindan todo lo anterior.  
• La comodidad de unos altavoces compactos que  
superan a muchos otros de mayor tamaño.  
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contenIdo  
IntroduccIón .............................................................Iv  
MantenIMIento...........................................................8  
Gracias....................................................................................iv  
Cuidado de los altavoces ........................................................8  
Para limpiar los altavoces ................................................................8  
Para cambiar la pila del control remoto ...........................................8  
InStalacIón ................................................................2  
Verificación del contenido........................................................2  
Ubicación de los altavoces......................................................3  
reSolucIón de probleMaS ..........................................9  
datoS del producto.................................................10  
Atención al cliente .................................................................10  
Garantía limitada....................................................................10  
Información técnica ...............................................................10  
conexIón ...................................................................4  
Uso de los tres cables ............................................................4  
funcIonaMIento .........................................................6  
Primeros pasos........................................................................6  
Control del volumen ................................................................6  
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