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Overview: The Bose Companion 20 is a two-piece computer speaker system
(no bass module) that reproduces full, natural sound at your computer. The Bose
Companion 20 will dramatically improve the audio from your computer, while its
sleek, space-saving design complements your computer environment. Proprietary
technology and an advanced port design make your computer's music, games, and
videos come alive with striking clarity and impressive low notes at any volume.
The included unique control pod makes it easy to adjust or mute volume, connect
headphones and add another audio device.
TrueSpace Technology: The Bose Companion 20 uses TrueSpace technology
to reproduce wide, natural sound from only two speakers (no bass module needed),
bringing more life to your computer's music, games, and videos. Proprietary TrueSpace
stereo digital processing circuitry creates a wide two-channel
soundstage engineered specifically for listening at your computer.
Advanced Port Design: An advanced port design and powerful drivers are
key to the low-note performance that adds depth to your computer's music, games,
Dual Drivers: Each powered speaker is equipped with two 2.75" high
excursion, wide-range transducers for high-performance sound.
Proprietary Integrated Signal Processing:
Proprietary integrated signal processing delivers lifelike performance at almost any volume
Active Electronic Equalization:
Active electronic equalization balances low, mid and high frequencies for more natural
tone and clarity.
One Cable Computer Connection: The Bose Companion 20
requires only one cable connection between the powered speaker system and your
computer. The right speaker features a 3.5mm audio input and includes a 46"
stereo audio minijack cable to connect to your computer or other audio source.
Note: The left speaker features an attached 6' audio
cable with a proprietary connector which plugs into the rear-panel
proprietary port on back of the rear speaker (labeled "To Left Speaker").
Control Pod: The Bose Companion 20 includes a wired control pod. This
unique control pod provides volume control, headphone output, and auxiliary
input. The pod features rotational volume control and one-touch mute
functionality, plus convenient minijack (3.5mm) input/output for connecting
headphones and/or a second audio source (such as an MP3 player). Connecting headphones to the Companion 20 system mutes the
sound from the speakers. The wired
control pod plugs into the back of the right speaker, via its attached 38" cable.
Note: The control pod
measures 2.5" in diameter x 1.125" in depth.
Placement: The size and shape of the Bose Companion 20 speakers make
it easy to position them directly next to your computer. The Companion 20
powered speakers should be placed an equal distance from the center of your
computer monitor. Make sure to pay attention to which speaker is left & right
(identified on rear panel of each speaker). The should be between 18"-32" apart.
Automatic Standby: The Companion 20 system automatically goes into the
standby state after two hours when there is no audio signal or the volume is
turned all the way down. You can disable automatic standby so the system is
always on when connected to power.
AC Power Supply: The Bose Companion 20 operates off of standard
household AC current using the supplied AC power adapter and cord. The AC power
adapter plugs into the back of the right speaker.
- Input: 100-240V ~
- Output: 18V - 2A