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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
Module: The Acoustimass module uses a proprietary
enclosure and patented technologies to produce deep, rich bass with clarity and
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
channel speaker: Designed to visually complement flat-panel TV screens while
delivering natural-sounding dialogue and vocals.
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 is normal.
Drivers: The powered
Acoustimass module uses three 5-1/4" high-excursion paper cone woofers, each with a foam surround. Each
of the five cube speaker
arrays 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. The horizontal center speaker uses the same dual 2-1/2" wide-range Twiddlers
as the cube arrays.
Right Side of Acoustimass Module:
- LFE: increases or decreases the relative level of low-frequency
effects on movie soundtracks
- Bass: increases or decreases 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, left rear, right rear,
and center rear speaker outputs and a mono male
RCA plug that connects to the subwoofer output of the A/V
receiver or amplifier
Output: 6 RCA jacks
(Left Front, Right Front, Center, Left Rear, Right Rear, and Center Rear); using the
supplied speaker cables, these jacks connect to the cube speaker arrays
jack for use with supplied AC power cord
Speaker Mounting: Each
cube speaker array and the center channel speaker has a rear-mounted 5mm female threaded insert. The threaded inserts
allow you to mount the speaker arrays using optional stands or wall-mount
The AM16 is
compatible with A/V receivers and amplifiers rated from 10 to 200 watts per
channel and 4 to 8 ohms
The drivers have a 5-year parts and labor warranty, the electronics have
a 1-year parts and labor warranty.