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  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 1
    3•2•1 Home Entertainment System Owner's Guide January 29, 2002 AM256950_02_V.pdf
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 2
    ...Information The AV3-2-1 media center is to be used only with the PS3-2-1 or PS321 powered speaker system (Acoustimass®...your 3•2•1 home entertainment system media center and the rear panel of the Acoustimass... your owner's guide for future reference. ©2002 Bose Corporation. No part of this work...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 3
    ... Model 3•2•1 speakers and media center ...Placing the small speakers ...Media center placement ...Placement choices for the Acoustimass® module ...When the system setup is completed ...Making the connections ...Follow these basic steps ......
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 4
    ...settings ...30 30 31 31 31 32 32 32 32 Sound Adjustments ...33 Locating Audio Setup ...33 Audio Setup menu...Taking care of your 3•2•1 home entertainment system ...Cleaning the media center ...Cleaning the speakers ...Cleaning discs ...Replacing the remote batteries ...Troubleshooting ...Customer ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 5
    ...2•1 home entertainment system, which offers superb sound, elegance, and simplicity in an advanced home audio setup. Using Bose proprietary signal processing technology, the 3•2•1 system provides improved spaciousness from stereo recordings, and ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 6
    ...Digital (also called 5.1) - a type of multi-channel surround sound format used on discs. 1-...representing the above. DTS - a type of multi-channel surround sound format used on discs. - the logo ...Digital Theater Systems, Inc. MPEG Layer-3 audio compression technology licensed by Fraunhofer IIS...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 7
    ... Track - Individual selections recorded on an audio tape or disc. For your records Serial numbers are located on the bottom of the media center and the rear of the Acoustimass® module. Media center serial number: _____ Acoustimass module serial number: _____ Dealer name: _____ ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 8
    ... attempt to use it. Notify Bose® or your authorized Bose dealer immediately. For Bose contact information, refer to the ...Rubber feet Batteries Media center 120V power cord Antenna stand AM antenna Stereo cable Video cable Owner's guide Module cable Speaker cable FM antenna Quick setup guide...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 9
    ... speakers and media center. Note: While these guidelines are offered to ensure the best system performance,... and provide the sound you enjoy. Keep in mind that the media center connects to both speakers ...(part number 178321) from Bose® Customer Service. To contact Bose, refer to the list of offices ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 10
    ... designed to sit only on their bottom surface (Figure 4). In that position (with the Bose logo right side up), they can also be ... the cables to reach. If additional audio cables are needed for these connections, contact Bose or your dealer. To contact Bose, refer to the list of offices included in ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 11
    System Setup Placement choices for the Acoustimass® module Consider the guidelines below when choosing a location for .... Make sure to place it: • within reach of the cables to the music center and an AC (mains) power outlet ... tapes, audio tapes, and other magnetic media, you should not store any of...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 12
    System Setup When the system setup is completed With the speakers and media center placed as directed, you can enjoy the freedom to sit, recline, or move about in the room without missing a note. Figure 7 System placement for ideal coverage CAUTION: Be sure to read the ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 13
    System Setup Making the connections Labeled jacks on the rear of the media center (Figure 8) and the custom cables supplied with the Model 3•2•1 system make it easy ... the plug and the panel. Figure 9 Completed connection of speaker cable to media center rear panel Po wer Volume Source...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 14
    ... CENTER. On the rear panel of the media center, insert the other end of the cable into the jack labeled ... 12 Basic connections to the media center RIGH T LEFT VIDEO OUTPUT Speaker cable AC ... cable from the TV into the SVIDEO OUTPUT on the media center. This cable may be purchased from your Bose®...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 15
    ... a component's audio to the media center jacks, remember to: • use standard RCA audio cables • match the red... and TV, refer to the manuals for those video components. When all the components are connected to the media center, you can add the antennas and then plug in the system. AM256950_02_V....
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 16
    System Setup Connecting your TV to the system The type of video connection used with your TV (Figure 14) must match the type of... OUTPUT L SPEAKERS D AM 75 Ω LOOP FM ANTENNA ANTENNA OPTICAL R R D R ACOUSTIMASS MODULE S S R Media center Supplied video cable VIDEO IN AUDIO OUT L R TV/VIDEO,...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 17
    ... C AUDIO OUTPUT L SPEAKERS OPTICAL R R D R ACOUSTIMASS MODULE S S R Media center VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT Video cable L R VCR RCA cable Note: Do not connect the video output of your 3•2•1 system media center to a VCR; playing copy-protected DVDs may result in poor ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 18
    ...is made to the external FM jack on the back panel of the media center. To connect to this service, contact your cable TV provider for assistance. Note:... a signal splitter so that only the FM radio band, not the cable TV band, is received by the media center. If necessary, contact...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 19
    ... Audio from the VCR is connected to the media center, while the TV audio is not. Any non-cable/satellite TV sound comes directly...enjoy the benefits of Bose® sound with any cable/satellite or VCR programs. Figure 19 The media center receives audio signals from the cable or satellite box and the VCR,...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 20
    System Setup In Figure 20, the audio from both the cable or satellite box and the VCR ...TV audio is connected to the media center. This delivers all of the video source sound through one ...OUTPUT C AUDIO OUTPUT L SPEAKERS 75 Ω FM R R D R S S R ACOUSTIMASS MODULE Media center RECORD INPUT ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 21
    ... 75 Ω AM FM LOOP ANTENNA ANTENNA OPTICAL R R D R S S R ACOUSTIMASS MODULE Media center AUDIO OUT... VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, or AUX on the rear panel of the media center. Use an optical digital cable or coaxial cable to make these connections. Note: The digital audio inputs of this system are not ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 22
    ... TV or VCR, on or off. However, a universal remote (new enough to include codes for the Bose Model 3•2•1 system) or programmable "learning" remote can control this system. The remote control Buttons on the remote control are grouped according to function. Other buttons ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 23
    ...the DVD disc currently loaded in the tray, as the particular DVD allows. Displays or exits the Bose 3•2•1 system on-screen menus. Skips to the... the system volume. Raises the volume. - Lowers the system volume while it is muted. 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Each button gives you access...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 24
    Controls, Displays, Menus The media center The media center has a control panel on the top, a...the front of the console. Control panel and buttons The media center has eight buttons located on .../closes the disc tray. Display indicators With the system turned on, the music center display lights up to ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 25
    ... With both the TV and the Model 3•2•1 system turned on, you can use menus that ...To enter the Settings menu Press the Settings button on the remote. The displayed menu will contain items related to ... Sleep Timer: DVD Status: Audio Setup System Setup Submenu - This symbol indicates that there is a...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 26
    ... 3 1 of 19 23 0:23:02 of 30 Elapsed Play 1x English 2 D 5.1 ch 1 of 1 To check the system status Figure 26 A DVD status example Settings (DVD) DVD Play Options Sleep Timer: DVD Status: Audio Setup System Setup DVD Playing The Movie Title Title 1 of 13 Chapter 1 of 5 ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 27
    ... you play the first DVD, make sure: • that you are familiar with how the system remote control operates (as explained on page 22). • the region ... 5. Turn your television and Model 3•2•1 system on. On the remote, press the CD/DVD button. button. On the media center control panel, press the ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 28
    ... by the DVD you are playing and does not indicate a problem with the system. DVD play options Settings (DVD) DVD Play ...on changes you can make to the settings, refer to the Sound Adjustments and System Adjustments sections of this guide. Subtitle Language: AB Repeat Selection: Title: Chapter: Title...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 29
    ...or Stop. Loading and playing a CD 1. 2. 3. 4. On the remote, press the CD/DVD button. At the media center, press the Stop/Eject Place the audio CD in the open... or Shuffle mode While playing a CD, the display window on the media center indicates: Basic CD operations If you want to...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 30
    ... the first seek operation stops. Press Tune or on the remote. Manually tune to a station Select a preset station Press Preset or Press that number on the keypad. While the... the Sound Adjustments and System Adjustments sections of this guide. 30 AM256950_02_V.pdf • January 29, 2002
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 31
    ... station. Displays information about the FM source. Makes RDS information appear in media center display. Makes RDS information not appear on media center display. Always plays the FM broadcast in stereo. Always plays the FM broadcast in mono. See Sound Adjustments on page 33. See System Adjustments...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 32
    ... front panel. Pressing AUX, Video 1 or Video 2 on the 3•2•1 system remote turns on the system and selects the audio for that component. Be... v or w buttons on the 3•2•1 remote control or media center to raise or lower the volume of the system. To control all other functions of that source, use...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 33
    ...explosion. This feature is normally engaged when you turn the system on to DVD, VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, or AUX. Range ...can process a one-channel program in multi-speaker sound, directing the signals so that dialogue ...room. Mono decoding not active. Displays system audio information. The example in Figure 27...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 34
    ... sound-absorbing furnishings, such as upholstered furniture, wall-to-wall carpet, or heavy drapes, may reduce the treble sound of your system. Moving speakers farther away from soft furnishings increases treble. You can also increase the treble sound by raising ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 35
    ...: Change Password Allowed Ratings: Titles: Restrict Unrated Change Password Refer to the Bose address list enclosed with this system. * *If you forget your password, contact Bose Customer Service for assistance. Confirm Password - - - - AM256950_02_V.pdf • January 29,...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 36
    System Adjustments System Setup menu The System Setup menu lists options for how to set up the entire system. Selection: Display Language: DVD Setup Video Format: Video Black Level: Setting options: English/French/ Spanish/etc. selection NTSC PAL Normal Extended What the setting affects: Presents on...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 37
    ... be deleted. If you forget your password, contact Bose Customer Service for assistance. Refer to the Bose address list enclosed with this system. Allowed Ratings: 1 to 8* Blocks access to DVDs rated higher than the limit. Rating 8 means no restriction. DVD Rating General Description of ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 38
    ... the system's enclosures, cleaning your discs, and replacing the remote control batteries. Cleaning the media center • Use only a soft, dry cloth to clean the outside surfaces of the media center. • Do not use any sprays near the system. Do not use any solvents, chemicals, or cleaning ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 39
    Reference Troubleshooting Problem What to do System doesn't do any- • Make sure the unit is turned on. thing • ... to unmute the sound. • Make sure the module cable and speaker cable are firmly seated in the media center jacks and the multi-pin connector on the other end is firmly seated in ...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 40
    ...to Bose. Accessories The Bose 3•2•1 home entertainment system shelf speakers are compatible with Bose mounting accessories, including the UB-20 wall brackets, UFS-20 floor stands and UTS-20 table stands. Bose also offers cable adapters for use in running speaker cable through walls. For...
  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 41
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  • Bose 321 | Owner's guide - Page 44
    ' 2002 Bose Corporation, The Mountain Framingham, MA 01701-9168 USA 256950 AM Rev.02 JN20744 AM256950_02_V.pdf • January 29, 2002



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