What's 'acceptable' to one person, audio quality-wise, may not be good enough for the next. I've never been a fan of adapters though.

Personally, Bose are overpriced IMO and E for what they actually deliver, sound quality-wise. The same $249 should go towards a low end HTIB system, with actuall 5.1 surrounds/sub, that will provide proper sound field for you to enjoy. Examples:




</div>Onkyo USA also offers quite a few of their HTIB systems as refurbished models for a discount. Link: