Bose 161 (R) White (Pr.) User Manual
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Bose® 161Speakers

Owner’s Guide

Declaration of conformity

We, the offerer,

Bose Corporation, The Mountain

Framingham, MA 01701-9168USA

acknowledge our sole responsibility, that the product,

Kind of equipment: Loudspeaker

Type designation: 161loudspeaker

in accordance with EMC directive 89/336/EC and article 10(1) of the Directive, is in compliance with the following norm(s) or document(s):

Technical regulations: EN 50081-1, EN 50082-1

Accredited by Bose Corporation

1 May 2001

Bose Products B.V.

Nic Merks,

Nijverheidstraat 8,

Vice President, Bose Europe

1135 GE Edam,

Manufacturer’s authorized

The Netherlands

EU representative

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Where to find …

Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Placing your Bose® 161speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Choosing speaker cord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Preparing speaker cord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Connecting speaker cord to the speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Connecting speaker cord to your receiver or amplifier . . . . . . . 5 Testing speaker connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Mounting your speakers on a wall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Cleaning your speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Technical information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Before you begin

Thank you for purchasing Bose 161 speakers. Their advanced design and quality construction are intended to provide long-termlistening enjoyment in your home. Your 161 speakers are engineered to provide quality Bose speaker performance from a simple, elegant design. Unique Bose technologies, including Stereo Everywhere®, deliver performance usually associated with much larger speakers.

For your records

Serial numbers are located on the label on the back of each 161 speaker.

Serial numbers: __________________ and ____________________

Dealer name: _____________________________________________

Dealer phone: _______________ Purchase date: _______________

We suggest you keep your sales receipt with this owner’s guide.

©2001 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed or otherwise used without prior written permission.

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