Bose® Wave® SoundTouch® wireless music system IV
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What cn I say...great sound just live it!
Item # 018WVSTSLV | MFR # 738031-1310
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The Bose® Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV opens up a world of music. Explore the vast libraries of streaming services such as Spotify®, Pandora®, iHeartRadio™ and Deezer. Enjoy the rich diversity of over 100,000 free Internet radio stations from around the world. Play CDs from your personal collection — or just listen to your favorite AM or FM stations. You can even stream music wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth®. The Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV makes it simple.
The Bose® Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV comes with a host of music services built in.
The free SoundTouch® app makes it easy to select music and operate the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV using your smartphone, tablet, or even a computer. Use the app to save radio stations, music service playlists, and Internet radio stations as presets. Your favorite music is never more than a single screen tap away.
The Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV links to your home Wi-Fi® network, and comes with Internet radio and popular music services built in. You'll have a world of music conveniently available at your fingertips. And because it's Bose®, setup and operation is easy and intuitive.
Getting the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV system up and running is simple. The free SoundTouch® app can walk you through the wireless setup process, so you can start listening in just minutes. Or use the included USB cable to connect the system to your computer, and follow step-by-step instructions for setting it up on your network.
Thanks to proprietary Bose® waveguide speaker technology and advanced digital electronics, this system delivers accurate, realistic sound. You'll enjoy the subtle inflections of the human voice and the sound of low-range instruments like bass guitars and drums with impressive realism. Experience rich, room-filling sound from the Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV system, no matter what the music source.
Add more SoundTouch® systems to create a wireless multi-room audio system that's simple to use. You can play the same music simultaneously throughout your home, or have each SoundTouch® system play different music from a different source.
What cn I say...great sound just live it!
Anonymous, Cortez, CO
Average Customer Review(s):
What cn I say...great sound just live it!
versatile system with many convenient features; the sound quality is not quite as good as my 15 - year -old Bose radio but still decent.
Very Happy, Incredible sound, looks great, easy to use. Handy remote, and wonderful Radio sound. We tell our friends they should look at getting one as well.
Bose bass does not disappoint and the overall richness and range of sound that you hear in your music that you have not heard before is wonderful.
Pros: Hear your music like never before deep richness of Sounds.
Easy setup. Beautiful sound. Remote control makes listening easy.
Awesome speaker, easy to use with either my iPad or iPhone.
This Bose radio is simply amazing. I do miss the controls on top, however, it is easy to set up and pair with my Iphone. The sound is simply magnificent. Highly recommend.
Great sound and easy to use. Great tech support, too.
The Bose is great, in our area we need an FM antenna. We got a sale flier with our shipment from Crutchfield and the Bose was $60.00 dollars less expensive then what we paid for it. Thanks for passing on the savings !!!!!
Always wanted a Bose system, and when my 13 year S--- table radio stopped reading CDs, I pony'd up and got this Bose. The sound quality is amazing! Well worth the purchase price.
Pros: Sound quality, fast setup, ease of use.
Cons: Can not blackout, turn off the display.
Great product, everything I would expect from Bose. The new Wave SoundTouch provides rich sound and excellent base for such a compact device. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity is essential and we use our Wave for streaming music almost daily. Looking forward to adding more Bose sound products to our home network. We are very happy with our purchase.
Pros: Excellent sound quality, easy setup, app controls on my phone, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, remote.
Cons: Pricey but worth it.
I was expected the sound is good but just the same as an ordinary plastic body radio, some owners said that the sound is even better than a bigger hifi stereo, but to me the sound is just the same. The only thing I like is that I could listen to internet radio worldwide even though the internet station is not the popular radio station worldwide. Easy to understand the manual.
Pros: Internet Radio
Cons: Definitely the sound and price
This product is exactly what I wanted & a great performer.
We were familiar with this product before purchase as a relative has it. Our experience has been wonderful. The sound, tone, ease of use are all wonderful. Set up was very easy. We were additionally impressed with the interconnection with our iPhones. We just need to download a bit more music to fully utilize the options available. It is a truly wonderful product.
So far so good, great sound seems to fill the room with a rich base sound.
I love my new Bose stereo! It sounds amazing and has all the latest features that I wanted (Wifi internet streaming, especially), as well as the low tech features that we still love (FM radio, physical remote with presets).
Great sound and connectivity
Absolutely amazed at the great sound of this wonderful Bose. I no longer turn the TV on when I get home, we just listen to great music and our evening so much better . I already plan on buying three more for my kids.
Awesome sound! We especially liked the classical music CD that came with the system, the instruments came alive in the room.
Easy set up, great sound. Typical Bose product!
Pros: Great sound. Easy set up
Ecelent sound and quality.
love it so far
Standard Bose sound. Easy enough my 80 year old mother can use.
Quality product, performance is outstanding. Saving presets stations for online streaming is easy and works great. My wife uses this primarily in her massage room.
Pros: Performance, ease of use, appearance.
Cons: As of yet, none.
Very Pleased with this new Bose. Still using our old one, but this has all the features that have evolved with time. Enjoying the quality and ease of functions and features.
From such a small box the sound is fantastic
Pros: Ecellent sound
Cons: Poor instrucions
Have wanted one for a long time. This was first time that I have seen one on sale plus it has internet connection thru its SoundTouch app. which could be improved.
Pros: Great sound, Multiply music sources.
Cons: SoundTouch app could use some improvements in navigation around the app.
Wonderful Sound. Perfect fit for me in terms of size, sound and price.
Pros: Sound quality, size and easy setup + operation.
Cons: A bit to much bass but can be reduced via the menu / settings option.
Great sound! Poor interface to Alexa. Have spent a lot of time on it and it still does not work very well.
This system will not hold pre-sets. Overnight when it is off, some presets get switched to a different station that I have never listened to. It will not tune in to a local radio station. I tried to contact BOSE directly and they wanted my credit card number and an initial deposit, then $$ per hour. This is unacceptable. Crutchfield is exchanging it since I purchased this through them.
It's just what we wanted. The sound quality is fantastic.
The Bose soundtouch system is super easy to setup and use. Beautiful, full sound!
Great sound very enjoyable and Tim was very helpful with me deciding my purchase great customer service
Pros: First class company very helpful
Yes, expensive, but where are better choices? Certainly the Bose has superior sound and build quality. Other manufactures have stopped making a comparable table top clock-radio/CD player and this Bose adds Bluetooth features. These Bose products outlast other manufacturer's products by many, many years, so there is great value in endurance.
Pros: Great sound, excellent features, long life.
A gift for my wife who loves the sound. The reason I give it 4, rather than 5 stars is the SoundTouch App is not as user friendly as it might be. My wife is hesitant to use the App, as it is, and the App's use of presets on a smart phone overwrites the presets on the remote control (i.e. you get 6 presets for channels, setting them on a smart phone, or the remote control, overwrites the preset on the other device). Also, I've noticed I have to re-pair my smart phone with my car radio (Bluetooth) after using the smart phone with the SoundTouch system, rather than my phone just seeing each radio/system as another Bluetooth devise. This happens even when I'm well out of range of the SoundTouch system, sitting in the car.
I am very excited about this product.
Wonderful piece of equipment. Superior sound and range. I would purchase this item again.
Does everything as advertised. From such a small box the sound is fantastic. Would like to have seen a fiber optic or hdmi input so that I could play the tv through it.
The quality of sound is unreal. I am replacing a different brand of table radio and this is an upgrade and a half.
LOVE THIS PRODUCT AND SUPER SIMPLE TO USE.
Pros: Good sounding machine and simple operation.
Got it today, 2 hours to try and set up, won't even connect to my netgear router. The sound is absolutely HORRIBLE. The bass is extremely muddy, the highs not there. I don't know how anyone who isn't practically deaf could rate this overpriced piece of junk more than one star.
Cons: ALLCrutchfield response on 9/18/2017 Robert contacted our Customer Support team and set up a return. Whenever you are not completely satisfied with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team at 1-800-955-9091. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.
Bose is always top of line product, including this new Bose wave 1V . I'm a 82 age person with hearing aides. Don't need to wear them When listening to Bose Wave sound system. Also the remode wireless Pad has many controls! Therefore this unit is the Best of the best! ???????????? ??
Pros: Your company & Bose products are the very best. Both are Over 10 star rating!
I love my Bose wave sound touch. I'm perfectly satisfied with the product. The sound is great. Definitely worth the price.
Pros: Sounds great
Received the Bose earlier than expected in perfect condition. Couldn't be happier with the product and Crutchfield's Service and interactions with Staff. I'm a return customer. Way to go Crutchfield!
I am enjoying my Bose system I owned other Bose but none does what this does it was a wise choice thank you
The sound is fantastic! It's a little confusing to set up and all programming is through the remote control, but I love this system.
Pros: Great sound. Great looks. Impressive for such a small device.
Cons: Setup is confusing.
Another awesome Bose sound system for music lovers needing to upgrade
Pros: Easy connectivity and set up
Cons: I was probably expecting more on the bass.
Very nice sound. Love the ability to stream music. Takes time to learn how to program, but works well. The sound is close to a full stereo system and considering the size and portability, a good alternative.
Great product. Fast service.
Pros: Bose sound - this is my 3rd Bose product.
Great sound in a compact size
I love my new toy. After years of listening to other radios and CD players, I decided to buy the Bose radio and CD player. The difference in sound is so much better, I wish I had bought one a long time ago.
Pros: The Bose Sound System fills the room with a clearly understood sound whether it is music or a talk show. The ease of operation with cd, radio or bluetooth is another great feature. I view tv a lot less since this purchase.
Cons: Expensive, but worth it.
I just bought it and I am learning how to use it! Great sound and clarity! I am able to play music from my iPhone which is awesome
Pros: Great sound, able to play your music from any device
Great product but too pricey.
Pros: Great sound
Very good sounding and working system.
Pros: All is great and is expected.
I've waited a few years to get my Bose sound system. I'm reducing material things in my life and don't need all the equipment for good sounding music I did in my early years. I especially like the Bluetooth Wifi capability...THAT is a must anymore
Pros: Wifi and Bluetooth technology
Cons: Price? But I did get a "sale" price, which seldom happens with Bose
Purchased it as a gift for my son, he love it very much
Pros: Good value for the money
Cons: Cannot bluetooth to another speaker
We really enjoy our new Bose Wave Sound Touch music system we are older and behind the times so we haven't used all the app features. But the sound and cd player are great.
Very satisfied with this purchase ! I've always been a fan of Bose and am not surprised by their number of years of success there quality and well designed yet another fine looking product !!! Thank you
As expected, this Bose unit is outstanding. My only disappointment derives from (a) the fact that the two parts of the Music System IV are not securely connected, and (b) there is no available adjustment of treble and bass.
My wife loves the Bose. There are so many ways to enjoy listening to your music libraries.
Absolutely provides a wonderful sound. Love the app
Great sound, all the features you would need. FM/AM, CD, Internet. But does not support windows phone. Very disappointing.
Pros: Great Sound, plenty of features
Cons: Does not support Window Phone
Another great product from Bose Easy set up great sound highly recommend
Pros: Big sound in a small package Never get disappointment from Bose
Good sound but lacks key features . When using the CD player and would like to replay certain specific part or area of the cd you are not able to see the meter or time reading. If you misplace the remote , good luck but as there is no way you can play the unit. For the price it should be a standard.
Pros: Great sound Good size Easy to use
Cons: No controls on unit all is done with the remote control
Excellent product. Thoroughly enjoying the music system.
The sound on this system is awesome. It's amazing that such a small unit can produce such a big and clear sound!
Nice sound, small footprint, easy access to internet, easy to operate and program, even for the technologically challenged. We will probably spring for speakers to use in bedrooms.
Cons: Would be nice to use for TV sound.
The Bose Wave is great. I am enjoying sound of the music, clarity of the news cast, and being connected to Pandora. I love it and plan to add speakers for the other rooms in my house. I also like the size which means I can trade in my old entertainment unit.
Looks great sounds great and takes little space. Just what I wanted.
It has excellent sound, as you would expect from a Bose, and the Sound Touch system is very easy to set up and use. I used Bose's iPhone app to preset Internet radio stations for listening. Easy to pick up local stations is a plus.
Pros: Rich bass, beautiful to look at, easy setup. Connecting to any media is a plus. I have several Bose systems and this is one of their best
I had a Bose which was at least 16years old, and it started to have trouble with CDs. Some it wouldn't play, others it started with little clicks and skips, and then played OK. So my 67th birthday is coming up, and what I would really like is a new CD player that can also stream internet radio and my music from my iMac. I searched all over the internet and was considering the Marantz, but it seemed expensive and also some of the reviews were iffy. I finally found the Bose on another site and it sounded good! The price was right, and plus the salesman with whom I chatted was nice and assured me if I had any problems the Crutchfield techies would help. So I took the plunge, set up the Bose and it works like a charm. And I get to listen to radio from L.A., even though I live in NY!
This has it all I stream music from my ipod touch plays cd's and internet radio it has room filling sound this a great price for all the functions this system has Bose really knocked it out of the park even the heavier music i listen to sounds great
Pros: Has a lot of choices to listen to typed of music
I purchased the Bose Wave System IV for my wife's 2016 Christmas present. She is extremely happy with the radio. The Bose Wave System IV is the most interesting stereo radio from a performance standpoint. I have operated many radios as a listener and as a General Class Amateur Radio Technician. The radio has a superior sound with an easy way of operation that is much better than the costly general coverage shortwave receivers costing up to $ 10,000. In my opinion the price for this radio is a bargain. The ordering and shipment from Crutchfield was excellent.
Pros: Excellent sound from a small system for radio, CD"s, stations around the world, Pandora and Sirius XM. The Bose sound touch controller app works great on the IPhone Plus 7 and the Bose radio.
Cons: Pandora and Sirius XM took a little time to download; however, they are now working fine.
love it. easy to connect to blue tooth
I purchased the Bose Wave System IV for my wife's Christmas present. She was thrilled. We installed it in the kitchen area where it provides great sound during cocktail hour and dinner. We wanted the bluetooth feature, as we're big Pandora fans. After a bit of puzzling, we were able to link both our smart phones (hers is iPhone; mine is Android). It should be noted that the required Bose SoundTouch app is free when downloaded directly from the Bose download site. If downloaded from Apple or Google Play, there is a charge. The silver appearance goew well with our stainless appliances, and the size is not out of proportion for our small eating area. The sound is amazing, and we find ourselves going to this unit instead of turning on the house system, which has wall speakers in the same area. We are completely satisfied. And, as always, it's a pleasure to business with Crutchfield.
Pros: Unbelievable sound from a relatively small box. Attractive appearance. Good size for a shelf unit.
Cons: A bit tricky to set up bluetooth and link to smart phones. The Bose directions could be better.
We listen to music or NPR all day. Love the sound on our new system.
Nice sound, think it will work out OK, but the setup and the user interface a of Bose's usual poor quality. Has this company never heard of usability testing? I own a high-end Bose stereo system as well, and it has similar usability issues. That said, the Bose I am reviewing is going to be a welcome addition to the kitchen, as we learn how to operate it.
Pros: Sounds like a symphonic music!!
Easy to order, on-time delivery, quick to set up and stream favorite music. And it sounds great. AM/FM reception could be better. Bose should include it's dipole antenna with the radio.
Pros: Easy to use, stream favorite tunes and sounds great.
Cons: AM/FM reception could be better.
Excellent music system. Was surprised by the bass response. Handy remote a big plus.
Pros: Excellent sound. Good bass response. Handy remote control.
I haven't gone trough to all the features yet and like it already so far so good.
Pros: Looks & sounds
Cons: Non so far yet
very good sound
Product was what I expected. Needed to call and verify some information. My call was handled promptly and very professionally. Very satisfied. Will use Crutchfield again in the very near future.
This happens to be a Christmas gift for my son and daughter in-law. But I do have one of my own and love it. The sound is like no other!
Great sound from a small package. Easy to set up and get going even though the SoundTouch app is not as user friendly as it could be. Expensive, but well worth it when you hear how good it sounds!
Pros: Great sound Small package Easy setup
Cons: App can be a little frustrating to operate
IT TRULY IS A GREAT PRODUCT-TRULY GREAT SOUND FROM A SMALL PACKAGE--THE BEST PART IS MOM IS VERY HAPPY & CONTENT WITH THE BOSE WAVE--YES I DO TELL EVERYONE THAT THEY CAN NOT GO WRONG WITH BUYING ONE.--& ADD THE WIRELESS SPEAKERS TO THE BOSE MAKES IT EVEN BETTER--NOW I`M IN THE PROCESS OF REMOVING MY OLD STEREO SET MAKING ROOM FOR WHATEVER--GREAT PRICE ALSO.& I WANT TO TAKE THE TIME TO THANK THE CRUTCHFIELD PEOPLE FOR THEIR HELP.
Pros: GREAT SOUND--DOES NOT TAKE UP MUCH SPACE--LOOKS GREAT--EASY TO USE
Cons: WOULD LIKE TO PUT IT IN WORKSHOP--NOT GOING TO HAPPEN ( AS PER MOM ) SO WILL SAVE UP &GET ONE FOR MYSELF
Excellent sound, easy to use. Very nice looking product. Purchased in silver. Liked it so well, I purchased one for my brother.
Replaced 20 year old Bose Wave radio. So far we are very pleased with this radio.
The sound quality is excellent. I've always liked the design. Your home can be filled with the music, but the sound system case itself is unobtrusive I love how sophisticated the technology is, yet it is easy to operate.
Pleased with the shopping experience through Crutchfield--easy and fast. The reviews were true that stated it took mere minutes to plug in this Bose audio and have it up and working with little effort. Bluetooth connectivity is iffy on my Apple Air laptop unfortunately, so had to purchase an AUX cord. I love the sound so much though with my laptop and cds that I'm going to purchase just the regular Bose music system IV (not the soundtouch). Want a Bose on two levels of the house so I don't have to keep hauling it up/downstairs everyday.
The sound fills the room. You wouldn't expect such a broad range from something as small. I wish I had bought it years ago.
From the ordering process, through delivery, to help with setting the system up, Crutchfield is number 1 in my book. What can you say about Bose, except you get what you pay for. The sound quality is outstanding. A few years ago one would have needed to buy separate components to match what this small radio/CD player is capable of doing. The ability to pick up radio stations from around the globe is simply amazing. I'm not computer savvy but Bose has fine customer support and with a little "hand-holding" I was able to get things squared away. No issues!!
Pros: Great sound quality from a small unit with both CD's and the radio. Incredible range of stations available from around the world. If I can download the app and set things up, anyone can!!
Cons: Pricey, but "sticker shock" is quickly overcome when you turn the system on and start enjoying it!!
I just replaced my 22-year-old stereo system (which was a Kenwood, and still sounded great!) with this Bose Soundtouch system. After the initial learning curve, which only took a couple of days, I am in love! It sounds phenomenal, and is so easy to use. We absolutely love it!
Pros: Sound, ease of use with wifi and bluetooth.
Cons: A little tricky to get your music library to sync. Also, the directions for using the presets was a bit less than needed.
Easy to set up and easy to use. Powerful and clear beautiful sound! Love it!
Pros: This unit does everything I want... great sound from radio, stream music from my phone & Wi-Fi, plays CD's. It's a classy look/sound for everything in one small package. I really like the touch on and off feature too.
Cons: Pricey... but then you get what you pay for.
I purchased this to replace my dated Wave system. It perfectly compliments my other SoundTouch devices. The sound is typical Bose great quality. The radio tuner picks up better reception than the older Bose Wave that I had. I can connect my iPhone via bluetooth, tethered with an iPhone cord, or through wifi via SoundTouch. It is money well spent as a stand alone or part of your existing SoundTouch.
Pros: Ease of use. Sound quality. Built in features.
Cons: I haven't found any cons.
Pros: Excellent sound
Cons: Very pricey
Easy to use. The iPad remote is really handy. There are more net music sources than just streaming.
Pros: Sound, Looks
Cons: Remote size.
Great purchase,arrived at time and it was more than what I expected.
Pros: Great for parties
Cons: Doesen't work very well with Android devices
Setup was a breeze, as instructions were quite easy to follow. Have yet to link with wireless speakers. Operation is easy, Bluetooth, CD player works fine & reception from radio stations is very good.
Pros: Ease of setup & operation. Rich, mellow sound quality.
Cons: No way to adjust treble or base makes listening to some of my favorite music a less than satisfying experience. For 600 bucks price tag this is a bit irritating. Still thinking over whether to keep the system because of this issue.
This was very easy to set up, the sound quality at any volume is phenomenal
Absolutly the best radio I have ever owned.Would not recommend to my worst enemy..But I would recommend to all my friends.Some may think its a bit expensive.But the old saying is,,,You get what you pay for,is very true in this case.
Pros: Style,weight,clear understandable functions on remote.Sound for the size is outstanding.Would buy another if something would happen to this one.
Cons: Needs a antenna supplied with the radio.I live in the country and need all the help I can get for receiption.Although it gets pretty good reception right out of the box.
Have a basic model Bose radio. Have wanted another and when I saw this with wifi, thought I'd try it. I am not a techie and had no idea what I was getting in to with setting this up. The directions were not so good, but I kept the faith and finally figured it out on my own and it is AWESOME. Love turning on the Wifi option and picking up my internet radio without having to put on the laptop. Just wish there were more than 6 pre-sets. As always, great sounding machine!
Pros: Instant internet radio. Looks and sounds great.
Cons: Directions were not very clear. I ended up figuring it out by pulling up certain programs that were not even suggested on the instructions.
Excellent sound from a compact system. Easy to set up, easy to use, with Bose' awesome clear sounding music!
Pros: Compact, simple wi-fi set up, great crisp sound!
Powerful, clear, attractive and just plain wonderful!
Pros: Powerful Clear Beautiful sound
Cons: Somewhat difficult to pair with wireless speaker
Exquisite sound. Nice connectivity.
Pros: The Soundtouch brings the unparalleled sound of the Wave Radio to today's world. Worth the extra money for the Soundtouch pedestal.
Great sound, easy to set up and have added an additional speaker. Plan to add more speakers throughout the house. Great job Bose. Have been a fan for many years but this one knocks it out of the park!!
Pros: Easy to use and sounds great.
The sound is amazing and was what I was hoping for when I made the purchase. I can hear the sounds so much better and can even understand the lyrics on songs that I never could before because of the clarity. I know this system will bring my husband and I much listening pleasure for years to come.
Pros: Love being able to stream music from my phone and Wi-Fi and play CDs too. But the sound quality is the main thing. I'm not that technical to describe it. I just know it gives me joy.
Cons: My only drawback was that I really wanted a multi-cd changer included. But I know I can purchase that item separately as an add-on later.
Love my Bose Wave music system lV. Sound is beautiful, nice look, CD / Radio all in one small package. My favorite radio station is 115 miles away and there was no other radio that could bring it in, except my car. Now I can listen to my favorite station in the comfort of my own home.
Pros: Great sound, Nice look. Like the touch on and off feature
Cons: Price. Price. Wish they could figure on how to bring the price down so more people could own them.
My wife wanted the Bose® Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV as a joint Christmas present. She was tired of our component audio system and wanted something a bit easier to use with a smaller footprint. She likes Bose System and has no complaints. I'm a bit more discerning. While it is a nice system, the sound quality is not quite as good as our component stereo system . . . hence, only 4 stars. But hey, what do you expect? This is basically a very expensive clock radio. After 33 years of marriage I've learned that as long as my wife is happy, then I'll be happy. She's happy with her Bose System . . . therefore, I'm happy as well.
Pros: Decent Sound Quality Compact Size Stylish Design Easy to Set-up and Use
Cons: Extremely Expensive . . . Extremely Expensive . . . Extremely Expensive . . . Did I mention it's Extremely Expensive?
My wife has always wanted a Bose for the kitchen and I decided to buy this as a Christmas present for her. It has a nice sound and looks great on the counter top. Seems pretty solid compared to some of the other counter top radios we have had in the past with much better sound quality.
Pros: Good looking, sturdy unit. Has pretty good sound for a counter top radio. I like the "touch" on and off feature.
Cons: Like some others have said, it's a bit pricey which is why only 4 stars.
Sounds great, easy to use, and wife loves it!
Pros: Wife loves it.
Cons: Cost is high.
Like the product. Great sound.
The Wave Radio came as advertised. Setting it up was a little time consuming, however once the app was loaded everything fell into place. The sound is great given it's small size. I would buy this again, however, I believe that the price is a little steep. My wife really likes the ability to connect through the Wi-Fi.
Pros: Controls are simple once app is downloaded. The display is concise and easy to read. The CD is simple an efficient. Controls from iPad or iPhone is a breeze anywhere in the house.The provided hand set is easy to operate.
Cons: The instructions could be a little simpler. Also, reminding people that you have to have an account with internet radio would be helpful.
I was very excited about this purchase. This is my first Bose product, and based upon the price and company's reputation, I expected much better sound.
Pros: I like the features the system offers: the ability to stream, play via bluetooth & convenience of playing CDs was a huge plus. I also appreciate the size of the system (its compact so it doesn't use too much space on a countertop). It was easy to set up.
Cons: Cost. While the sound is very good, it's by no means exceptional (as would be expected for a system at this price).
Great sound. Aux input, USB outlet and earphone jack should be on front of unit. Remote should be a wireless touch display like a cell phone so you don't have to download an app. The black stripe on the front of the base should be a draw to store the remote. USB outlet should be usable so you can play music thru a thumb. drive. The radio needs to attach to base in a secure manner. We also need more than 6 presets, 12 would be perfect. Bose, you should have listened to the person in the meeting who suggested all of this. Having written all of the above, I would still buy the radio again. It's awsome. Buy the silver one, it does not show dust.
Pros: Great sound. Plays everything.
Cons: See review, not really cons, but refinement of design suggestions.
In my old residence I was accustomed to full multiunit stereo sound. In my new apartment, multiple components are not reasonable. After searching for an accetable substitute I settled on BOSE Sound Touch Wave Radio and have been pleasantly surprised with the quality of sound. I have been unable, as of yet, to be able to simply connect via BluTooth but will continue to work on this function.
Great Sound, Easy to use
Pros: As above
You might think at this price for a clock radio/CD player with good speakers you wouldn't want for anything. Sadly, this system from Bose is very Underwhelming! First, the unit is not even attached which is awkward and it separates. I can see no purpose for that--it is just plain dumb! Also, only 6 presets for stations? Really? Even a $25 alarm clock offers that. And only one CD capacity, why not 3 at this price. I know a lot of people don't have CD's anymore, but if you're going to have it and charge these prices, let's go the extra mile for the customer instead of under-changing people. Then there is the alarm clock: you have two alarm presets and you cannot even choose days of the week--it's one size fits all. My Sony clock radio that was $20 had that...why cannot Bose offer that on this clock radio? And then the icing on the cake, Bose does not have a way to turn the alarm off on the unit. Everything must be done on the tiny remote which can easily get lost. This has to be the dumbest thing I have ever heard of. Yes, you want to go in the direction of less buttons but not at the expense of practicality! You have to order another $15 remote from Bose as a backup. As far as the reception goes, it's really poor with the built-in antenna which is actually the unit's plug. Bose actually charges you $10 for an external FM antenna. Over-charging and Under-delivering is a recipe for disaster!
Pros: Good sound, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Cons: Way overpriced Clock radio is missing features you would find in a $25 clock radio No off button on the unit to turn off alarm Everything must be done on easily lose-able remote control which is the size of a credit card No separate FM Antenna for a stereo at this price Only 6 presets available for radio and Internet radio Unit falls apart since it wasn't built as one unit, as it should have been Only one CD capacity Customer service has 15 min waits and reps. are not even professional Poor exCrutchfield response on 12/15/2015 Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, especially a situation like this, please contact our Customer Support team. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.
Bose® Wave® SoundTouch® music system IV is an absolute delight. The sound that comes out of that little device is terrific! I feel like I'm in the recording studio when I listen to my tunes.
Pros: Sound quality Ease of use Soundtouch system
The system was easy to hockup and get working within hours of recieving the wave-system. The sound is great.
Pros: Easy assembly
Cons: Even with the power cord as the Fm attenia, neded to get the one provided specifcally for the Bose unit.
The device is all as advertised and expected.
Pros: Easy to learn to operate. Sound quality is excellent.
I was searching for a bigger better music deliver device. Over the years my big audio system had been replaced with a wireless speaker. I had listen to he Bose Softtouch 30 and the Sonos play 5. I thought the Bose sounded better and when I went to buy It I noticed the IV and thought having the option to play my 500 dusty cd would be nice. Don't get me wrong, it a solid Bose offering just not the best fit for me. Sometimes I like to turn it up and the sound quality seems to fade out after 85% volume. Plus it was for a 25x25 room and it would be awesome in a bedroom. So, I called Crutchfield, (should have done this first), and the rep was fantastic. He quickly guided me to better options, Onkyo N755 if really need to manually spin CDs or thee updated Sonos Play 5. He said the Play 5 will hold up better on the top end. Plus if I really need it loud, buy two as they can be linked to play in stereo!
Pros: Nice Bose offering great sound very easy to set up.
Cons: Tends to lose sound quality on the top. The design is a little hokey, it's basically a Bose Wace w/ CD and then a second device underneath it to make Wi-Fi.
Easy to set up, nice style, and the sound is great too.
Pros: High quality well built
Cons: The cost.
Tabletop Wireless Music System: The Bose Wave SoundTouch provides rich, room-filling sound from a compact tabletop wireless music system that fits just about anywhere in your home. The Bose Wave SoundTouch features a built-in AM/FM tuner and CD player, a rear-panel Aux input, and includes the SoundTouch pedestal. With the addition of the SoundTouch pedestal to the Wave music system, you can listen to music stored on your Windows PC or Mac computer, plus select online Music services like Pandora, iHeart, and Spotify. You also get built-in Bluetooth music streaming.
Waveguide Speaker Technology: Bose proprietary waveguide speaker technology combines with advanced digital electronics to deliver performance well beyond the speakers' size. Two 26" folded waveguides are precisely tuned to amplify the output from the transducers (speakers) to reproduce lifelike sound from the small enclosure.
Talk Radio Mode: Talk radio broadcasts can be greatly affected by either the microphone selection or the boosting of low frequencies by some radio stations. They do so in an attempt to improve speech when heard through conventional radios. In high-quality audio products, this results in sound that is unnatural or bass heavy. By selecting the "Talk Radio" mode, your SoundTouch automatically adjusts to compensate for artificially boosted low frequencies.
Placement: Place the Bose SoundTouch on a table or other flat surface. To enjoy maximum audio performance, place the SoundTouch across the room from where you will be listening. For best audio performance, place the Wave music system within 2' of a wall, and avoid placing directly in a corner.
SoundTouch Pedestal: The included SoundTouch Pedestal lets you stream Internet radio, select online music services, and your computer's music library to the Bose Wave SoundTouch music system using your home's WiFi network. The SoundTouch Pedestal also includes point-to-point Bluetooth music streaming. The Bose SoundTouch Pedestal plugs into Wave music system's rear-panel "Bose-Link" port. The Wave music system rests on top of the pedestal.
Wireless or Wired Network Connection: The SoundTouch Pedestal offers a wired (Ethernet) or wireless (WiFi) connection to your home network. The system features a rear-panel Ethernet R-J45 port and built-in WiFi (802.11 b/g; 2.4 GHz). The system's network connection can be setup initially from the SoundTouch Controller App on your Apple iOS (5.1.1+) device or Android (4.0.3+) smartphone/tablet. You can also use the included microUSB-to-USB cable, along with the SoundTouch Controller App for system setup from your Windows PC (XP/7/8) or Mac (OS X 10.68+) computer.
SoundTouch Controller App: The Bose SoundTouch Controller app is required for initial setup and control of the Bose SoundTouch wireless music system. The Bose SoundTouch Controller app can be downloaded on your Apple iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, or Mac computer. Now you'll be able to setup and control the SoundTouch wireless music system from your Apple iOS or Android device, or from your Windows or Mac computer. Once initial setup is complete, you can use this app to explore Internet radio, select online music services, or browse your music library from your home network and computer on the Bose SoundTouch wireless music system through the Bose SoundTouch Controller app on your Apple iOS/Android device or Windows/Mac computer.
Variety Of Music Sources: The SoundTouch wireless music system supports a variety of music options; including Internet Radio, Pandora Radio, music files stored on your computer, and stored music/music apps on your Apple iOS device.
Six Presets: You can personalize six presets to your favorite streaming music services (Pandora) and Internet radio stations, or playlists, artists, albums, and songs from your computer's music library. The presets can easily be set, changed, and accessed directly with the free SoundTouch app on your computer or iOS/Android device. You cannot set presets for Bluetooth or the Aux input.
Multiroom: The SoundTouch Pedestal also enables Bose Wave music system to work with other Bose SoundTouch wireless speakers (sold separately) throughout the house to create a multiroom listening experience. In "Play Everywhere" mode, these systems work together as one to play the same music, ideal for parties. Or, they can be used to play different music in different rooms. You are able to play the same music source or different music source on each SoundTouch system, using the SoundTouch app on your computer or iOS/Android device.
Note: For most home networks, you can link up to four SoundTouch music systems together for a multi-room/multi-source audio experience. For more than four rooms, Bose recommends using Ethernet wired connections to some of the SoundTouch systems.
USB Ports (Setup Only): The USB type-A and type-B connectors on the back of the system are for setup and updates only. These connectors are not designed to playback or charge smartphones, tablets, thumbdrives, or other similar devices.
CD Player: The Wave SoundTouch has a single CD slot for playback of CD-Audio, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. The player supports playback of MP3 (64-128kbps; 32-44.1kHz) music files recorded onto CD-R or CD-RW discs. Disc playback is controlled from the included IR remote. Song/artist information of MP3 music files are displayed on the unit's front-panel LCD.
- The CD player does not support multiroom audio distribution.
- Music files on an MP3 CD are played according to the folder structure on the disc.
Advanced AM/FM Tuner: The Bose SoundTouch comes with a built-in FM/AM tuner. The SoundTouch power cord is used as an antenna for FM radio. If, after adjusting the position of the power cord, you still experience poor reception, you may need to install an external antenna. An external FM dipole antenna with a 3.5mm connector can be ordered through Bose Customer Service.
Note: The AM/FM tuner does not support multiroom audio distribution.
Aux Input: There is a rear-panel 3.5mm Aux input for connecting an external analog audio source, like your smartphone or tablet. The Aux input does not support multiroom audio distribution.
Headphone Out: The SoundTouch comes with a rear-panel 3.5mm headphone jack for private listening. Plugging in a set of headphones will mute the SoundTouch 's speakers. If an alarm or timer sounds while using headphones, it will sound through the SoundTouch speakers.
Touch Pad & Remote Control: The Wave SoundTouch has a touch-sensitive switch under the top, front, center area of the enclosure. Momentarily placing your hand on the touch pad can turn the SoundTouch on or off. You can operate volume, station selection, disc playback, and WiFi music playback functions with the convenient IR wireless remote control. There are even Thumbs up/Thumbs down buttons on the remote control for customized listening. The remote normally works within 20' of the display.
Front-Panel Display w/ Auto Brightness: The Bose Wave music
system features a front-panel display which will indicate the set time, station
identification, RDS-text information, ID3-tag information, and WiFi music info
(when available). The brightness level
of the display automatically adjusts itself for low and high ambient light
conditions. This feature brightens the display for better visibility in high
ambient light conditions and dims the display making it
less intrusive in low ambient light conditions. High and low brightness settings can be set independently.
Alarm Clock: The Bose SoundTouch offers a 12- or 24-hr alarm clock with Dual Alarms, Snooze, and Sleep Timer.
AC Power w/ Auto Standby: The Bose SoundTouch operates off standard household current (120V~50/60Hz, 60W) using its integrated power supply and 8' detachable AC power cord. After 24 hours of no button presses the system automatically switches to standby (off). If the 30 minute system standby timer is enabled, the system automatically switches to standby if no audio is played and no buttons are pressed for 30 minutes.
Note: If the Wave SoundTouch loses power due to a power outage or unplugging the unit to move it, all system settings will be permanently retained. However, the clock time will only be temporarily stored in backup memory for up to 48 hours.
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Should be great in the bedroom!!?? [ Randall Jun 07, 2018 ]
I have the basic sound wave radio system for more that 15 years and it still sounds as the day I bought it. I bought the newest model with wireless feature to meet our present needs. [ William p. May 16, 2018 ]
I chose the Bose Wave SoundTouch wireless music system IV system for the Unrivaled sound quality and the wireless connection to other devices. [ VAUGHN Apr 26, 2018 ]
Advice from Zac, working through the options that met my requirements. [ B Feb 24, 2018 ]
yes, I shopped all over the internet and this was the best, and the people were helpful and straight forward. it looks like I'll get good service if I need it. Happy New Year It's a birthday present to myself! [ Constance Jan 02, 2018 ]
Recommend [ Sergio Lebron Dec 30, 2017 ]
I have this unit for several years and I am very pleased with it Conrad helped me and was very courteous [ Kevin Dec 28, 2017 ]
conviniece [ richard Dec 21, 2017 ]
I KNOW BOSE MAKES GOOD SOUND AND PRODUCT. BUT WHAT SOLD ME IS KNOWING, BILL AND SUPER CREW WILL MAKE SURE IM HAPPY WITH THIS PRODUCT ! [ patrick Dec 17, 2017 ]
Wanted the best AM/FM counter top radio with Bluetooth/CD options. [ Robert Dec 16, 2017 ]
Appreciation to my wife on our fifty third wedding anniversary for putting up with me this long. [ JACK LEE Dec 14, 2017 ]
This might be the only all-in-one unit that is capable of playing modern streaming services, CDs and yet still has an old-fashioned radio built-in. [ Dirk Dec 14, 2017 ]
I have hundreds of CDs I wish to play. [ Jill S. Dec 11, 2017 ]
because my son enjoys his, so i thought i would try this for my wife [ Art Dec 11, 2017 ]
Gift for a friend [ B Dec 05, 2017 ]
We have had one for over 20 years great product. Time to upgrade. [ Pat Nov 29, 2017 ]
brand quality [ edward Nov 27, 2017 ]
I have been a Bose guy for 25 years and own many Bose products, my wife wanted a CD player for the kitchen and here it is, also will make a great Christmas present. [ Papa Nov 27, 2017 ]
Great sound! [ Kristine Oct 26, 2017 ]
For the GREAT sound of Bose!! :) [ Kent Oct 26, 2017 ]
I like [ ngotl Sep 20, 2017 ]
Was looking for a comprehensive music system that had a cd player, wireless, bluetooth and built in music apps [ Christine Sep 18, 2017 ]
My whole home is filled with Bose products. [ Jeff Sep 17, 2017 ]
Quality [ Richard Sep 04, 2017 ]
Needed a portable sound system for my office [ Jerry Aug 21, 2017 ]
For my mother [ Vicki stagmaier Jul 21, 2017 ]
Previous experience with Bose products. Wanted a compact player for another room (and with Bluetooth capabilities) [ Dale Jun 24, 2017 ]
The functionality of a table radio with a CD player and internet streaming plus quality Bose sound is very attractive. [ Harris Jun 17, 2017 ]
Quality of sound. [ Peter Jun 12, 2017 ]
BOSE WAVE REPUTATION [ Clara Jun 08, 2017 ]
Can't wait to hear the sound. [ Willie Jun 06, 2017 ]
I just wanted it [ Geraldine May 30, 2017 ]
So I could have options, radio, CD, ipod [ Kathleen May 26, 2017 ]
Bose quality and features I wanted, such as Bluetooth capability. [ Anthony May 14, 2017 ]
I love the sounds of the Bose Stereo Systems. It's like being in a theatre. I have numerous CD's and am looking forward to using it. [ Linda May 13, 2017 ]
Been looking for awhile for my husband. I liked the reviews about the BOSE system and Crutchfield. [ Gwyn Apr 28, 2017 ]
Per reviews and comments from other users, this product puts out good quality sound. [ Joe Apr 25, 2017 ]
It might have the best sound I have ever heard great product [ Wendy Apr 03, 2017 ]
Excellent reviews [ Ramona Mar 06, 2017 ]
already own on and love it [ Joan Mar 03, 2017 ]
Replacing my Bose wave multi CD system, wifi streaming of music library + cd playback + Bose sound = ð??? [ Noah Feb 17, 2017 ]
Bose reputation and past experiences with Bose products [ rosalind Feb 15, 2017 ]
Bose reputation and prior experience [ Joan Feb 12, 2017 ]
Bose has a good reputation, I'm buying this never seeing or hearing it. But it is Bose. [ Doyle Feb 12, 2017 ]
Heard great things got it for the office. [ Dan Feb 08, 2017 ]
Love all products from bose [ angelo Feb 06, 2017 ]
All-in-one am/fm internet radio with fabulous sound [ Patrick Feb 04, 2017 ]
I had a bose system for 20 years and I'd enjoyed everything minute of clear, realistic, great awesome music. After 20 years my system started to go little by little...I do not regret anything It was just it's time to say goodbye for the new and improve bose..THANK YOU [ Margarita Jan 25, 2017 ]
Excellent reviews and reputation. [ Joel Jan 25, 2017 ]
Quality, Sound, Trust. [ Robert F. Jan 07, 2017 ]
I've had a Bose for at least 15 years and it's finally starting to go. I wanted a CD player with great sound, an am/fm radio and the capacity to stream music and internet radio from my Mac. This seems to have it all, and people like it better than the marantz which was a contender. [ Lucy Dec 29, 2016 ]
I have a Bose already it's 20 years old time for a new on. [ Geraldine Dec 29, 2016 ]
We have a Bose and the CD player crapped out. Not real happy about that, but the sound quality and space savings are good with Bose. [ Robert Dec 21, 2016 ]
previous experience with BOSE [ robert Dec 20, 2016 ]
It's for my daughter. She listens to streaming music and internet radio quite a bit. I have a lot of other Bose products and for the most part they are very good. Even though Bose does not support airplay with the SoundTouch line any more and there is no way to add remote bluetooth speakers (except for other sound touch units) I think this will be a gift she will enjoy. [ Bill Dec 18, 2016 ]
Excellent ratings very good bang for the buck! [ Frank Dec 14, 2016 ]
It sounds awesome and is small and east to use [ wilson Dec 12, 2016 ]
Reputation of Bose and Crutchfield [ Mike Dec 06, 2016 ]
on my someones Christmas wish list! [ Mark Edward Nov 28, 2016 ]
perfect sound [ Christine Nov 25, 2016 ]
This is my 2nd purchase that we want for another room in the house. Love this machine!!! Top quality!!! [ Renée Nov 13, 2016 ]
We have had a Bose Wave Radio since 1984. When it finally gave out we knew we wanted another Bose in the house! We chose this because of its built in CD player and its looks. [ Larry Oct 24, 2016 ]
Was recommended by friends. [ Jane Aug 23, 2016 ]
I've enjoyed Bose sound for many years. The old BOSE finally died. I liked the idea of internet radio so I am going to try this wireless system. [ Deirdre Aug 11, 2016 ]
Brand name and features [ Charles Jul 25, 2016 ]
You website was easy. I order what I want and expect to get what I ordered. [ Dorothy Jun 02, 2016 ]
A friend has one and raves about it. She's a musician & expects great sound as do I. She sold me on it. [ F May 22, 2016 ]
Bose I know to as a quality product,plus they stand behind what they sell. Always great sound. [ Arthur May 12, 2016 ]
SATISFIED WITH BOSE [ VICTRINO Apr 21, 2016 ]
It's awsome! [ P Apr 02, 2016 ]
Bose has top quality products [ TAVARES Mar 27, 2016 ]
Bose is a great cmpany with great products [ Mary Mar 21, 2016 ]
I wanted a quality music source near me in the living room it's easy to check or change to other channels from one of 5 IOS devices. I am acutely aware that BOSE music systems are AWESOME and I want more for my bedrooms. [ Rob Jan 02, 2016 ]
Bose quality. Awesome sound. It's a gift for my parents who still play cd's. [ Paul Dec 18, 2015 ]
Excellent sound. [ Ken Dec 03, 2015 ]
I've have several Bose Wave products that have worked for years. I needed wi-fi capability along with Bose quality sound. [ Mark May 23, 2018 ]
Past experience with Bose [ Robert T. Apr 05, 2018 ]
replace old warn out Bose [ Michael Mar 11, 2018 ]
Bose makes great products and this is one I believe my wife and I will enjoy. [ Joseph Feb 04, 2018 ]
Bose has great sound and this product is the perfect blend of old and new technologies. Radio and CD player combined with bluetooth and internet radio functionality give me a wide range of options. The user interface is very simple and straightforward and it all works consistently. Also integrates with other Bose Soundtouch devices. [ James Jan 16, 2018 ]
I have long considered purchasing a Bose system. I anticipate that it will be easy to set up, but if I need assistance I am hopeful that Crutchfield customer support will be a helpful resource. I chose this company because it has good customer reviews. [ Jennifer Dec 30, 2017 ]
It is replacing the plethora of cd/clock radios I have bought over the last 10 to 15 years. All with poor sound from the radio, and broken cd player within a year or two. The alarm would soon follow suit. I am investing in Bose's great reputation for quality. [ Robin Dec 28, 2017 ]
We've already had a Bose radio/CD player for some years and love it, which I use daily in my sewing room, as I sew for an online site and spend a lot of time in my sewing room. The new one will be used upstairs in our family room/kitchen area. [ Nannette Dec 26, 2017 ]
Wife [ Ron Dec 21, 2017 ]
Features and sound [ Christopher Dec 18, 2017 ]
Bose reputation and how other people raved about the sound quality. [ Loreen Dec 18, 2017 ]
Bose has a reputation for excellent products [ RICHARD Dec 11, 2017 ]
Have used Bose for 20+ years ... quality trumps price, as Donald would say. [ John Dec 11, 2017 ]
Wanted one for a long time. First time I have seen it on sale. [ Travis Dec 11, 2017 ]
A friend has one and I liked the way it sounded. I chose this store after I was looking and the testimony of satisfied customers concerning service. I like to buy from smaller businesses . This is a gift from my husband obviously not a surprise . Pat [ Alton Dec 08, 2017 ]
Will replace a kitchen under the counter radio/cd player. This Bose unit combines the simplicity and functionality of AM/FM radio and CD player with many more advanced features like bluetooth and internet radio and music services. Meets the needs of the whole family. [ James Dec 05, 2017 ]
The Bose reputation for quality and sound reproduction are unmatched. This unit is currently their top of the line. [ KENNETH Dec 05, 2017 ]
I anticipate that this product will be great. I have one of the original wave radios with CD. The addition of Bluetooth and WiFi to in this product should be great and still be able to play my CD as a high source. [ SCOTT G Nov 27, 2017 ]
Sleek design, compact, I trust the name Bose. [ Gretchen Nov 18, 2017 ]
It is a great product according to consumer feedback. [ Roy Nov 17, 2017 ]
Jane was extremely helpful to us. She listened to our needs and helped us find exactly what we needed in our price point. Couldn't be more happy with the customer service. Keep up the good work! [ Stuart Sep 04, 2017 ]
I moved from a home into a 350 sq foot studio apartment. The space is too small to accommodate my present sound system. After listening to several brands. Bose met all my needs! [ Joyce Aug 09, 2017 ]
Wife has been begging for this for years and our anniversary is coming up [ Edward Jul 31, 2017 ]
great sound. [ Marcia Jul 21, 2017 ]
The Bose name speaks for itself and their soundtouch technology offers a lot of options not available from competitors [ Eric Jun 21, 2017 ]
Needed to replace existing compact music system. [ Stephen Jun 16, 2017 ]
Quality. Have other Bose items. [ Curtis Jun 08, 2017 ]
Bose reputation [ Betty May 31, 2017 ]
Good reviews. Good reputation. [ Barry May 22, 2017 ]
Bose quality and liked the sound of the sound touch feature. Hope I can figure out how to connect it to my wireless router. [ David May 19, 2017 ]
Strong reputation [ Ariel J. May 14, 2017 ]
I have been researching this product for several months. I have owned a Bose clock radio in the past and liked it. I am upgrading to this one. I have not been able to hear, see in person, touch one. That said, I read all the reviews hence this looks like the radio I have been looking for. At my age, 71, it's not what I need, it's what I want that moves me. [ chick May 01, 2017 ]
Bose, the product speaks for itself. [ Merle Apr 03, 2017 ]
Recommended by friends. [ Kathleen Mar 29, 2017 ]
Old Bose Radio stop working today so I love it and had to get another one. [ Sidney Mar 12, 2017 ]
Sound quality and size [ Marilyn Mar 09, 2017 ]
We've owned Bose before and liked it. Appreciate Tech support. [ Paul Mar 07, 2017 ]
Excellent reviews, Bose quality. [ STEVEN Feb 15, 2017 ]
The reputation Bose has through the years is undeniable. I would not consider any other! [ Terry Feb 12, 2017 ]
I heard this system while shopping in a local store, and I was impressed with the sound. [ Robert Feb 04, 2017 ]
I have been looking for a system that I can expand in the future with wireless features that I can use thru the house ( inside and outside) This system will allow me to do it. I will give Bose an opportunity to show me if it has all I need, quality, good sound and versatility. [ Jose Feb 03, 2017 ]
ability to play both CDs and stream from digital library [ EVE Dec 18, 2016 ]
One of the best systems available [ Peter Dec 18, 2016 ]
I need some good music in the kitchen and want to be able to stream from Pandora, Spotify, etc. [ David Dec 13, 2016 ]
I have two other Wave Music systems and other Bose products and have been very satisfied with all of them. [ Keith Dec 12, 2016 ]
Replace 15 yr old unit. [ Patricia Dec 04, 2016 ]
Name brand and for good quality [ ARUN Dec 03, 2016 ]
The perfect birthday gift! [ vickie Nov 22, 2016 ]
I have owned a Bose radio for the past twenty years, but recently lost it when my home flooded. My radio was still operating perfectly, I am thankful to be able to purchase another one, so here's to another twenty plus years!! [ Phyllis Nov 18, 2016 ]
I'm familiar with this product, and its superior performance. [ R Sep 25, 2016 ]
I have bought as many as 20 in the past and this one is for a 47th anniversary. Many years ago when The Wave first came out I always dealt with Conrad at Bose in Mass. but things change. I guess the Wave has also changed. [ George Jul 24, 2016 ]
Sound Quality [ Ryan May 31, 2016 ]
i have two units already. there great. [ robert Apr 27, 2016 ]
I HAVE OWNED A BOSE WAVE SYSTEM FOR OVER 15 YEARS IT PRODUCES THE BEST MUSIC IN THE WORLD!!!!! [ LOIS Mar 17, 2016 ]
Has radio and CD Player plus the Bose Name. [ Carmen Mar 02, 2016 ]
It's agift for my husband who was eying it for a longest time. PS he has a very educated ear and a great appreciation for the finer things in life. [ IVANA Dec 22, 2015 ]
Spouse always wanted this and the time came. [ Terry Dec 16, 2015 ]
Have had great experiences with Bose products. [ Larry Dec 16, 2015 ]
Very good online reviews for this new product. [ Timothy J. Dec 15, 2015 ]
My wife researched CD players and asked for it. [ Paul Dec 07, 2015 ]
Bose quality and have had Bose products for 25 plus years. [ ROBERT L Dec 05, 2015 ]
gift some one wanted [ John Dec 03, 2015 ]
Yes. Along with this Bose Wave music system I also purchased two Bose SoundTouch10 wireless speakers. The speakers can be linked to the main system via BlueTooth and what's also nice, the two SundTouch10 speakers can be paired to give you a stereo sound if desired. [ TIMOTHY C Jun 11, 2018 ]
Sure you can listen to CDs, connect to your itunes devicse via bluetooth, or FM. [ RICHARD Jun 11, 2018 ]
I'm pretty disappointed with the system and can't recommend it. It is incredibly complicated and constantly needed an update. I consider it a very expensive CD player. [ Daniel Apr 30, 2017 ]
Yes, I stream music to my Bose player from my iPad. No I do not have a separate warranty. Love the way it sounds! [ Randy Apr 30, 2017 ]
Thanks for your question. This unit holds one single CD at a time. Hope that helps. [ Kenny Mar 15, 2017 ] Staff
Thanks for your question. To be honest not very often. Generally Bose items are pretty much set in price. We were able to do a one day sale in November 2016 and that is the last change. On the product page you can sign up for email alerts about the product, that way you will know about any changes. Under the "Add to Cart" button, you'll see the link to get updates. Hope this helps. [ Kenny Mar 13, 2017 ] Staff
The Bose SoundTouch Controller app can be downloaded on your Apple iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, or Mac computer. However, there is no app available for Windows phone's at this time. If you would like to discuss further, feel free to contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Larry Mar 14, 2017 ] Staff
Yes it does. The built-in CD player handles regular CDs and MP3 files on CD-R and CD-RW discs. [ Kenny Jan 27, 2017 ] Staff
Amy, sorry I can't answer that. I don't own wireless headphones so no expierence there. I do stream my iPad music to it using Bluetooth, that works very well and was very easy to set up. [ Randy Apr 19, 2016 ]
Possibly if connected via Bluetooth. But I'm just guessing. Sorry [ JOHN M Apr 19, 2016 ]
You probabaly have to go to Bose website to investigate this further. [ JOHN M Oct 16, 2015 ]
The model we offer is made for use in the North American market and has an AC power rating of 120V/60Hz. [ Ryan Jun 18, 2018 ] Staff
A chimp could do it [ Darrelyn Mar 01, 2018 ]
Very easy my 12 year old granddaughter set up the one that I have [ Will Mar 01, 2018 ]
Thanks for your question. I'm sorry, no. If you have or would like to apply for the Sony Financial Services account there is a 6 month financing promotion. Otherwise that would be it. You can apply for the account at https://www.crutchfield.com/promo/finance.aspx . Hope this helps. [ Kenny Aug 09, 2017 ] Staff
Thanks for your question. At this moment we still have not received and update from Bose on when those will be at our warehouse. As soon as they give us a definitive answer we will update the website with an ETA. Hope this helps. [ Kenny Aug 09, 2017 ] Staff
I also have Sirius Radio in my car but this Bose system won't work with Sirius. You need a Sirius Radio. [ Russ May 01, 2017 ]
It will not. It is not even HD radio. [ Seema May 01, 2017 ]
Thanks for your question. The dimensions are: 14-5/8" W x 5-7/16" H x 8-5/8"D. You can find this information on the product page under "Product Highlights". Hope this helps. [ Kenny Apr 26, 2017 ] Staff
Yes [ Peter Apr 25, 2017 ]
Hello Daryl ... yes you can stream music , I'm not sure about which divides is compatible.. [ JUAN Apr 19, 2017 ]
Only if your system has the soundtouch pedestal which connects to your wifi and allows you to stream music. [ PAUL Apr 15, 2017 ]
Thanks for your question. This unit holds only one CD at a time. Hope this helps. [ Kenny Mar 06, 2017 ] Staff
Yes, but they must be SoundTouch speakers. Simply Bluetooth speakers will not pair. [ JAMES Mar 10, 2017 ]
I have used only Bose speakers but the connection with a soundtouch 20 speaker works very well with the software and base unit that you have purchased. Linking the systems works best using the app for your phone. [ Robert Mar 06, 2017 ]
If you mean from the SoundTouch system then I doubt it. If you have a small home, 2000 sq. Ft. or less maybe. Anything larger, no. Wifi has distance limitations. Plus, each room you want to have Wifi sound requires its own Bluetooth device. This will put demands on bandwidth that will, at some point, degrade sound quality. Perhaps you could make this work using two SoundTouch devices strategically located in your home tuned to the same channel but paired with different Bluetooth devices in your home. [ JAMES Dec 21, 2016 ]
The Bose Wave SoundTouch music system IV does offer an auxiliary audio input for external sources so, if your TV offers an analog audio output, you can connect and hear it play though the system, yes. I hope that helps, My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=5 [ Ryan Jun 17, 2016 ] Staff
I'm not sure about wireless , I'm know that u can do it troughs the auxiliary.. [ JUAN Jun 07, 2016 ]
Thanks for your question. Unfortunately no, there is nothing like that set up. You could check with Bose directly, their customer service # is 800-999-2673. [ Kenny May 23, 2016 ] Staff
I wouldn't know I don't have a record player [ Fernando Apr 24, 2016 ]
I don't think so. I tried to use it as a speaker and it's not possible. Nice bluetooth app & access to internet radio. Great system. I love it! [ Maria Apr 23, 2016 ]
there used to be but do not know if they still make one, check with bose or may have buy used at amazon not sure. ours is just radio and single cd player [ STEVE Mar 27, 2016 ]
Yes bose system can. I just bought a Bose wave system and it Can do both [ Arakere B. Mar 26, 2016 ]
There isn't a specific CD changer input for adding and controlling a multi-disc changer to the Bose Wave Radio. However there is a rear-panel 3.5mm Aux that which can be used to connect an external multi-disc CD player. You would just need to need to control everything (i.e. track forward, track back, play, pause, disc select etc.) from the external CD player in that case. I hope that helps. My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=159 [ Larry Mar 21, 2016 ] Staff
To sleep, hit the power button on the remote. To turn the alarm off completely, I press the button for that alarm time (there are 2 alarms) on the lower right hand side of the remote. You will see the alarm time disappear from the Wave screen. To re-set for the next day, press the alarm button again and the alarm time reappears on the Wave screen. Hope this answered your question. [ mary Mar 15, 2016 ]
Press the alarm preset. Button 1 or 2 on remote. [ Valerie Mar 15, 2016 ]
Thanks for your question. For information on comparing two or more models I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences and help you make the best choice for your system and your budget. [ Kenny Feb 26, 2016 ] Staff
Yes it will. [ JAMES Mar 10, 2017 ]
Sorry, but since we have such excellent public radio stations here in the Twin Cities, I have had no reason to explore using outside sources. [ William Jan 30, 2016 ]
Yes. Get a connection cord with mini plugs. Plug one end into the satellite radio and plug the other end into the Aux jack on the back of the Bose radio. If your Sat. Radio has Blue tooth you can stream to the Bose without wire connection. [ Arthur Jan 29, 2016 ]