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It will help you set up and operate your system properly, and enjoy all of its advanced features.Yet its few parts require little effort to set up, so you can enjoy your new system’s performance right. Dolby Digital is the most common means of encoding audio for DVD-Video. It is the width of the picture relative to the height. Save all packing materials, which provide the safest way to transport your system. Check to be sure your system includes the parts shown in Figure 1. If any part of the system appears damaged, do not attempt to use it. Notify Bose or your authorized Bose sheet included in the carton. The Acoustimass will connect to a power outlet. For ordering information, refer to “Accessories” on page 46.Figure 8 System placement for ideal coverage CAUTION: Be sure to read the section on making the connections before you plug in the system. Figure 12 Making the left and right speaker connections Note: When properly inserted, there will be a small gap between the plug and the speaker panel. Unwind the wires for each antenna to provide the best reception. Note: An outdoor antenna may be used in place of the two that are supplied.Note: If your TV does not have an audio output jack, see “If your TV does not have audio out- put jacks”. This cable may be purchased from your Bose dealer or a local electronics retailer. Before you pro- ceed, you must determine if your TV has audio output jacks. Consult your TV owner’s guide if you need assistance. When the TV is on, the words “VIDEO 1”, “VIDEO 2”, or “AUX”. For this type of connection, you will need one additional video cable, which can be purchased at your local electronics store. Figure 22 AUX input connections Connecting other playback equipment Other playback components, such as an audio CD changer, can be connected to the AUX inputs on the rear panel of the media center (Figure 22). Or, you can press any source button on the remote to select the source and turn the system on at the same time.

See “Selecting the correct video input on your TV”. To contact Bose for information on how to purchase the remote separately, refer to the address sheet included with the system. Control panel and buttons The media center has eight buttons located on the top control panel. To enter the Settings menu Before you begin, make sure you have selected the correct Video Input setting on your TV. To check the system status Figure 27 A DVD status example Settings (DVD) You can also press any source button on the remote to turn the system on and select the source at the same time. The 8 levels of parental control correspond with the ratings on DVDs, and are usually equivalent to standard movie ratings provided by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). For more details on changes you can make to the settings, refer to the Sound Adjustments and System Adjustments sections of this guide. For more details on changes you can make to the settings, refer to the Sound Adjustments and System Adjustments sections that follow in this guide Selection: CD setting options: Sleep Timer:. To store a particular station: 1. Automatically engages Bose Dolby Digital bitstream indicates that it contains a mono program.A menu of the available settings for the current source will be displayed on your TV screen. 3. Using the Tune 4. DVD Setup Video Format: Video Black Level: DVD Setup submenu The DVD Setup submenu lists options for how the DVD player should operate, including Parental Control. This allows the unit to reset itself. After reconnecting the power cord, wait for the mes- sage, “BOSE 321” to appear on the media center display.Details of the warranty are provided on the warranty card that came with your system. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed or otherwise used without prior written permission. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Clarifying some basics.

Types of discs you can use with this system. Check DVDs for region number compatibility.Audio and video terms defined. Troubleshooting.Contacting Customer Service. Clarifying some basics You may consider yourself a dedicated audiophile or someone who simply loves music. For example, if the aspect ratio is 4:3 (read as 4 by 3), the shape of that picture is 4 units wide by 3 units high. Turns the system on and off. Selects the last used source. Mutes the volume for all connected speakers (main and in other rooms). Depending on which symbol (a or b, left) appears on your remote, the following applies: When a video source is selected, changes between a 4:3 screen display ratio and 16:9 widescreen display. Track Channem Chapter Raises or lowers the volume of the current source.To contact Bose for more information, or to order the extender, refer to the address list included with the system. Figure Sample. of information that appears on the media center display When Settings menu items or messages appear in the display, they may scroll to reveal information that does not fit in the two lines available. Skip to the previous chapter. Press again to adjust the rate of the search and set the direction. If the system is off, this will turn it on and begin playing CD loaded in the disc tray.This turns on the system if it was off and tunes to the FM or AM station last selected, Changing stations When you want to: Press: Switch between FM and AM. Seek the next strong station. Removal is then complete. To reassign a preset to a different station: 1. If you see a continuation arrow at the bottom of the menu, move to it to see the other attributes that are not currently shown. Press the button again. If the cable or satellite box turns off and on, you have chosen the right code. On some DVRs, pressing Shuffle and Repeat buttons will allow you to skip backward or forward quickly. Opposite the TV Control option, select from multiple options the one you want to use as channel selector.

Then press System o r Exit t o leave the menu. Figure Designating the TV as channel selector (TV tuner) If your system already operates just as you want, there is no need to make such adjustments. However, for some installation options, changes to the System menu may be required. This is simply to make the system fully compatible and convenient for your setup. Move right to see a preview of video features, and press the Enter b utton to move into the active list of video options. Euro TV responds to SCART connector input. TV Power Status TV Not Detected Indicates: TV Sensor not installed or not positioned correctly. Move right to see a preview of DVD Lock features, and press the Enter b utton to move into an active display of DVD Lock options. Figure Preview of DVD Lock lea tures. To activate this feature, you need to set a level of restriction and establish a password in the DVD Lock section of the System menu. You can boost the system center channel volume or hear audio from five instead of two of the system speakers, for example. Set to Features (Options) Setting effect 2-3-5 Speakers 5 Determines the number of speakers playing. (2, 3) Surround 0 Establishes relative surround sound volume. Advances or reverses the film to the new time. Chapter Advances or reverses the film to a new scene, according to the number set. However, switches inside the remote battery case can be changed, as needed (to select a new house code, for example). Similar changes may be required for any additional remotes, purchased for use in other rooms. With a plasma-screen Momentarily disconnect the video cable (composite, S-video, or component) and see if TV turned on, remote performance improves. Please fill out the information section on the card and mail it to Bose. However, failure to do so will not affect your limited warranty rights. See the address and phone number list included with your system. Technical.

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose the system to rain or moisture.The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle, as marked on the system, is intended to alert the userCAUTION: To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot, insert fully. Class 1 laser product. This compact disc player is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located on the bottom of the unit.The compact disc player should not be adjusted or repaired by anyoneClass B emissions limits. This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment. Regulations. Batteries. Please dispose of used batteries properly, following any local regulations. Do not incinerate. Additional safety information. See the additional instructions on the Important Safety Information page enclosed with this owner’s guide. Please read this owner’s guide. Please take the time to follow this owner’s guide carefully. It will help you set up and operate your system properly,Save your owner’s guide for future reference. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories, Inc. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved. This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectualUse of this copyright protection technology must be authorizedCorporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. MPEG Layer-3 audio compression technology licensed by Fraunhofer IIS and THOMSON multimediaWelcomeNote: Because DVD is a new technology, please take the time to read through this manualRegion numbers. Region numbers are allocated to DVD players according to where they are sold. Look for theYour system canTypes of discs you can play. The DVD player in your system can play the following types of discs having theConventions used in this owner’s guide.

Operating instructions include names of buttons on the remote control and on the Media. Center front panel, and menu items appearing on your TV screen and on the Media CenterButton names appear in boldface type. If a button has only a symbol, that will be used. On-Screen Display messages appear in boldface with a line above and below. MEDIA CENTER DISPLAY items are represented by a narrow boldface upper case type. Glossary of termsThe remote control. The advanced radio-frequency remote control works from anywhere within most types ofYou do not need to aim the remote atNote: Some types of buildings create “dead spots” where the remote will not operate. MoveYou can also move the media center a few feet to aOn. Off. Mute. All. Tape. TV Input. Turns the system on and off. Mutes the volume in both zones. On. OffPower. PowerGuide. Exit. Settings. Tune. Enter. Seek. Channel. Chapter. Preset. Track. Volume. Switches between FM and AM when the tuner is on. Selects the TAPE AUDIO INPUT and turns the system on. PreviousStopPower. Repeat. ShufflePowerTV - Turns the system on and selects your TV as the sound source. UnmutesUnmutes the volume in the current zone. Toggles the input of your VCRUnmutes the volume in theOn. Displays the context-sensitive menu for the current source.Displays or exits the current title’s menu from the DVD disc. Guide. For DVD: Displays the menu of all titles on a DVD disc. For TV: Displays the electronic program guide of TV listings. Exits the electronic program guide of TV listings, the menu from a DVDEnter. In the Settings menu: Selects the next item, up or down, in the menu.Enter. In the Settings menu: Selects menu item to the left or right. Moves. In the Settings menu: Enters the current option in a menu list. EntersMute. TV InputPower. Previous. StopPlay. ShuffleChannel. TrackRaises or lowers the volume of the current source. Unmutes the current source in the current zone. By a numerical input, allows you to access a DVD chapter, CD track.

TV channel, VCR channel, AUX channel, or a radio station preset. Skips to the previous DVD chapter, CD track, TV channel, VCR channel, AUX channel, or radio station preset.PLAYBACK controls. Stops the disc player. If left unchanged for more than 20 minutes, the systemMute. Pauses the disc player. If left unchanged for more than 20 minutes, the discTape. Power. Starts the disc player. Scans backward through the disc currently playing. Press and hold for fastGuide. Scans forward through the disc currently playing. Press and hold for fast forward motion. Shuffle. Plays audio CD tracks in a random fashion. Pressed again cancels this mode. Repeats a CD, CD track, DVD chapter, or DVD title. AUDIO controls. Stop. SpeakersSelects 2, 3, or 5 speaker sound.Surround. ShuffleMedia center control buttons. The Media Center has eight control buttons located under the front cover of the media center. Source. All Off. Turns the system on or off in zone 1. Turns the system off in all zones. Store. Steps through the seven available source selections. EnterIn the Settings menu: Enters the current option in a menu list. Enters the value of a variable in a menu. Unmutes the currentErase. Removes a radio station preset from the system. Stores a radio station preset. Media center display window. The media center display window shows you information about your system. The upper areaFigure 1. Elements of the mediaTreble and bass compensation. The acoustics (sound qualities) of your room can affect the overall sound quality of anyToo much or too little treble. Rooms with too few sound-absorbing furnishings, especially those with bare floors and walls,Rooms with a lot of sound-absorbing furnishings, such as upholstered furniture, wall-to-wallMoving speakers farther away from soft furnishings increases treble. You can increase the treble sound by raising. Too much or too little bass. Placement of the Acoustimass module affects the amount of bass you hear.

Placing the module closer to the corner of the room will increase the bass. Moving the module away from theYou can decrease the bass sound by lowering the Bass Compensation setting to a negative. To increase the bass, raise the bass compensation setting to a positive. Selecting the number of speakersBefore you play your first DVD. This section tells you how to use the DVD player in your system to play video DVDs. BeforeAlthough some remote control buttons look the same as thoseFor example, in order to display subtitles while watching aIn order forCheck the label on the media center or onLoading and playing a DVDIf not, press Play. Note: Automatic play can be turned off. Press the Settings button, select System Setup,Basic DVD operations. If you want to. Do this. Press PausePress Pause. Press StopPress StopPress Chapter. TrackPress Chapter. TrackWhile playing the chapter you want to repeat, press. Repeat Repeat.Using parental controlsLoading and playing an audio CDIf not, press Play. While playing a CD, the media center display window will show you the album name, trackBasic CD operations. Press Pause. Press Stop. Press Track. After track has played for several seconds,ChapterChannel. TrackPreset. If track has played for several seconds, press. Track ChannelChapter. Press and holdPress. ShufflePress. ShuffleIf the system is off, this will also turn it on. When it turns on, the radio will be playing the most recently selected FM or AM station. Tuning. You can tune to a radio station in the following ways. Switch between FM and AM. Press. Seek the strongest stations. Press and hold SeekRelease to stop at the next strongestTo stop sooner, briefly pressTo begin seeking again without holding down the skip button, briefly pressManually tune to a station. Press Tune. Select a preset station. Press Preset Channel. PresetTrack.

Key in a preset number on the keypad and pressSetting a station presetStoreErasing a station presetEraseIn generalTurn on your component directly or by using its remote control. If you like, you can programProgramming your remote for other componentsPress the Tape, VCR, or AUX button on the remote or press Source on the media center untilThis turns your system on and selects the componentIf the system is already on, this button selects the component. Note: Selecting a source turns the system on in surround (5-speaker) mode. Press the Speakers button to change the mode. The appropriate indicators light up on the media center when the system is on and the component is selected. Using the VCR sound source. Press VCR on the remote or Source on the media center until VCR appears on the display. This turns your system on in surround (5-speaker) mode and selects the VCR sound sourceUsing a tape deck. In a 2-zone system, play the source in zone 1. Set the tape deck to record.Using the settings menusFigure 2Elements of the on-screenSettings (DVD). DVD Play Options. Sleep (minutes). DVD Status. Audio Settings. System Setup. EnterPress the Enter button go to this submenu. Lists options for how to play and view the current DVD.To display the settings menu on your TV screen. Press the Settings button. The displayed menu will contain items related to the currentlyTo exit the settings menu and clear it from your TV screen. Press the Settings button again. To select a menu item. Selected items are highlighted with a lighter color.To enter a submenu. When you see the Enter button symbol to the right of the selected item, then that item hasTo change a setting. Press the left or rightFind the setting you want and press the. Settings button to leave the menu. Your selected setting is stored in the system. Figure 3. Example of changingDVD Play Options (1 of 2). Title. Chapter:Title Time:Elapsed. Motion Control. Play 1x. Audio Track. Subtitles. Auto.

Chooses an audio track for the current DVD.To view the system status. The settings menu provides a selection for displaying the status of the currently selectedThe system statusFigure 4. A DVD status example. Settings (DVD). EnterThe Movie Title. Title 1 of 13. Chapter 1 of 5Subtitle Off. Ratings Limit: 8. Repeat Chapter. Region Code:1. Displays information about the current source.Changing DVD play options. While playing a DVD movie, there are several play options that can be changed. Figure 5Figure 5. The DVD Play options menu. TV InputPowerPower. DVD Play OptionsGuide. Title Time. StopShuffle. PlayRepeat. Surround. Subtitle Language. Camera Angle. AB Repeat. Title: 1 of n. DVD movies are identified by title. If you have a DVD disc with more than one movie, thisChapter: 1 of n. A DVD video is divided into chapters. This function lets you select an individual chapter. Title Time: h:mm:ss. Chooses a time into the movie. Selects either time elapsed or time remaining in the current DVD title. Chooses direction and speed of DVD playback. Some DVD discs are recorded with more than one soundtrack. Other soundtracks may provide another language or PCM. To change soundtracks during play:Press Settings when done.Turns the subtitles on or off. “Auto” turns subtitles on automatically if audio is not available. Chooses a subtitle language for the current DVD. Camera Angle: 1 of maximum on title. Chooses a camera angle from those available on the current DVD title. Repeats a specified section of the DVD movie. To specify a section to repeat:The movie scene is repeated until you press Stop. To resume normal play, press Play. Making audio adjustments. You can adjust the audio of each source individually. Figure 6 shows you a map to the DVD. Play Options menu:A menu of the available settings for the current sourceAudio Settings.Figure 6. The audio settingsSettings. AllSettings (source). Play. RepeatAudio Settings. Movie EQ. Range CompressionNot available for. FM, AM, or CD.

Mono Decoding. Available only when Movie EQCenter Channel. Audio Status. Treble Compensation. Bass CompensationSelecting DVD, TV, VCR, AUX, or TAPE turns the system on in an enhanced mode calledAny additional adjustmentsThis feature is normally engaged when you turn the systemYou can turn this feature off by setting Range Compression: Off. Selects Track 1, Track 2, or both of the currently available audio tracks. Displays system audio information. The following example shows you a DVD audio status. Figure 7. Status example: DVD audioAudio Settings (DVD). Normal Audio. Range Compression. Normal. Center Channel. Zone. Room. Speakers. Setting:Treble Compensation: -Bass Compensation. Displays information about volume and otherYou experience a surround sensation, providing extra enjoyment whenThis feature can be used for mono TV, FM, and. AM programs. This feature is automatically engaged when a Dolby Digital bitstream indicatesThis feature can be turned off by setting Mono Decoding. Off.Focuses or softens the presentation of center-channel sound. To increase the bass, raise the bass compensation setting to a positiveChanging the system setup. Press the Settings button to open the Settings menu on your TV screen. Using the downPress the EnterFigure 8. Map of the System Setup. Menus. Settings (source). StopPrevious. RepeatSystem Setup. DVD Setup. Display Brightness. Auto Select Audio Track. Display Language. Auto Subtitle. DVD Autoplay. Optical Source. Aspect Ratio. Optical Input. Image Format. Record Out Processing. Parental Control. TV Power.