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Inputs and Outputs
6.1-Channel Speaker System: The
Acoustimass 16 offers 6 cube speakers and the Acoustimass module to accommodate
6.1-channel receivers, providing more realistic, cinema-like sound. The
newly-added Center Surround cube speaker array covers a broad soundstage with
full, rich, spacious performance.
Virtually Invisible Speaker System
Design: The Virtually Invisible speaker system design gives you expansive
sound without dominating your décor. The Acoustimass module delivers deep,
powerful bass without audible port noise, so it can be hidden almost anywhere in
the listening area. The music and sound effects seem to come from the tiny cube
Next-generation Powered Acoustimass
Module: The newly engineered Acoustimass module uses a proprietary acoustic
enclosure and patented technologies to produce deeper, richer and louder bass
than the previous generation.
Technology: The Direct/Reflecting speaker technology helps the compact cube
speaker arrays deliver more open, spacious sound throughout the listening area.
You hear enhanced surround sound and exceptionally lifelike stereo with a larger
Integrated Signal Processing:
The Bose patented integrated signal processing compensates for the human ear's
reduced sensitivity to bass at low volumes. You hear the proper balance of deep
bass, even at very low, late-night listening levels and dialogue continues to
Automatic System Protection
Circuitry: When played at high volume, this system's automatic protection
circuitry activates to prevent damage to the system from electrical stress or
overload. When this happens, you may notice a slight decrease in volume, which
Drivers: The powered
Acoustimass module uses three 5-1/4" high-excursion paper cone woofers,
each with a foam surround. Each cube speaker array features dual 2-1/2"
wide-range Twiddlers. The top and bottom sections of the cube speaker arrays can
be rotated to create room-filling sound patterns.
Cube Speaker Mounting: Each
cube speaker array has a rear-mounted 5mm female threaded insert. The threaded
inserts allow you to mount the cube speaker arrays using optional stands or
Left Side of
- LFE: the
LFE level control increases or decreases the relative level of low-frequency
effects on movie soundtracks
- Bass: allows
you to increase or decrease the bass level of the Acoustimass module
Input: 15-pin male jack for use with
supplied system input cable. The other end of the system input cable has
tinned wire that connects to the Left Front, Right Front, Center Front, Left
Rear, Center Rear and Right Rear speaker
outputs and a male mono RCA plug that connects to the subwoofer output of the A/V receiver or amplifier.
Output: 6 RCA jacks
(Left Front, Right Front, Center Front, Left Rear, Center Rear and Right
Rear); using the supplied speaker cables, these jacks connect to the cube
jack for use with supplied AC power cord
compatible with A/V receivers and amplifiers rated from 10 to 200 watts per
channel, rated from 4 to 8 ohms
Acoustimass Module: W=8.234",
W=3.065", H=6.184", D=4.079"
The drivers have a 5-year parts and labor warranty, and the electronics have
a 1-year parts and labor warranty.