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VIRTUALLYINVISIBLE® 791 SPEAKERS

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SAFETYINFORMATION

Important words of caution

Mount these speakers in wood frame or

Please read this owner’s guide completely before you start.

similar construction only

 

 

Then carefully consider your experience using the tools and

Each speaker requires a round space of 85/8 in. (21.9 cm)

taking the precautions referred to here.

diameter, plus a minimum of 41/8 in. (10.5 cm) of depth behind

If you have doubts about doing this installation, you should

wallboard that is a maximum of 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) thick.

 

 

 

 

contact either the dealer you purchased the product from, an

Bose recommends installing these speakers only in wood frame

electrician, or a professional audio/video installer. You can

or similar ceiling construction with adequately spaced studs, as

describe the job and request a cost estimate before committing

found in 2 x 6 construction. These installation guide instructions

to installation service.

are specific to this type of installation only.

WARNING: Installation shall be in accordance with the applicable

Important safety instructions

section of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, and/or the

National Fire Alarm Code, ANSI/NFPA 72, as applicable. The wiring

1. Read these instructions – for all components before using

method and compartment shall be such as not to interfere with the

operation of the speaker.

this product.

 

 

CAUTIONS:

2. Keep these instructions – for future reference.

3. Heed all warnings – on the product and in the owner’s guide.

Failure to follow the instructions in this owner’s guide voids all

 

warranties on your speakers.

4. Follow all instructions.

 

 

• These speakers are not designed or recommended for

5. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

 

installation in walls, in ceilings of masonry, or in drop ceilings.

6. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the

This product is not intended for use in Air-HandlingPlenum

manufacturer.

 

 

 

Spaces.

 

 

 

 

Consult local building codes before you get started with this

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installation.

 

 

See product enclosures for safety-relatedmarkings.

Serial numbers are located on the rear of each of your Virtually

Make no modifications to the speakers or accessories.

Invisible® 791 speakers.

 

 

 

Unauthorized alterations may compromise safety, regulatory

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compliance, and system performance.

 

 

 

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Be sure to keep all insulation away from speakers in

 

 

 

accordance with the installation instructions in this guide.

 

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Dealer name:

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Dealer phone:

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Purchase date: ___________________________________________

We suggest you keep your sales receipt and warranty card together with this owner’s guide.

VIRTUALLY INVISIBLE is a registered trademark of Bose Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

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OVERVIEW ANDCONTENTS

Basic steps to installation

The instructions on the pages that follow will help you complete each of the steps below.

Step 1:

Choose approximate locations for each speaker.

Step 2:

Observe the cautions and use the template for precise placement.

Step 3:

Cut the hole for each speaker.

Step 4:

Wire each speaker.

Step 5:

Insert and secure the speaker in the ceiling.

Step 6:

Test each speaker to make sure it works.

PREPARATION

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Before you begin... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Other equipment you will need . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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If painting is in your plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Selecting speaker cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Preparing the cable wires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Placement guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the arrow as a guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Placing speakers for stereo sound . . . . . . . . . .

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Placing speakers for home theater . . . . . . . . . .

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Other considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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INSTALLATION

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Preparing the ceiling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Drilling a pilot hole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Cutting the speaker hole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Getting the wire ready . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Connecting the speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Finishing the installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Securing the speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Testing each speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Attaching the grille . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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REFERENCE

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Painting the exterior parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Painting the grille . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Painting the frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Customer service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Limited warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Technical information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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