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minis systems better than Bose Wave ???

by Oscarilbo / February 13, 2012 1:37 AM PST

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There's no reason to stick w/ Bose for a dorm room
by Pepe7 / February 13, 2012 3:02 AM PST

Something similar to the Onkyo you've discovered could work equally as well, and have more features. Only if you want to feel good about spending more $$ and falling for Bose's marketing campaigns would I suggest you stick w/ Bose.

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Bose Wave
by brand_sanche / February 15, 2012 7:07 PM PST

Bose wave is a good option.The most basic Bose Wave audio systems are elegant and sleekly designed tabletop devices,capable of CD and MP3 playback.

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Bose Warranty vs Spending Money
by Dan Filice / February 15, 2012 11:20 PM PST

Yes, there are mini systems that will be better than Bose, but at the moment, why spend the money on a new system when your Bose system can be fixed under warranty and you like it? Just simple economics. Spend the money and upgrade when you're out of school and you have the space.

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I'll give even one more reason to avoid the Wave
by Pepe7 / February 15, 2012 11:35 PM PST

More importantly, you cannot physically separate the speakers on the unit, which means you reduce the amount of natural audio separation that can occur in the listening space. Even the lower end HT/stereo in a box units let you do this typically. That's where the rubber hits the road. Bose is overpriced.

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by Oscarilbo / February 16, 2012 1:17 AM PST

Of course I'll wait to the moment, but right now I feel so frustrated, and considering that the system may broke again in the future, I'll have a pretty good idea of what I will want this time.

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