Bose Bass Module 500
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The Bose Soundbar 500 is a great start toward better TV audio, but if you want even more rumble, just add the Bose Bass Module 500. Much like the companion sound bar, its small size belies the impact it will make on your living room audio system. You might not expect such booming bass to come from a compact, 10-inch cube.
And if you run Bose's ADAPTiQ® room calibration system, the sound will be adjusted to suit the unique characteristics of your room. That way you get deep bass that's well-balanced, not overwhelming.
Want an even more immersive experience? Add a pair of wireless Bose Surround Speakers. These compact speakers work seamlessly with this system to deliver complete wraparound sound effects.
Average Customer Review(s):
Bass clarity lacking. Muddy and to much boom. If you turn down frequency then you can not hear enough bass response.
Cons:Crutchfield response on 1/9/2019 This customer contacted our Customer Support team and set up a return. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days.
I was extremely disappointed with the performance of this subwoofer. With the level turned up all the way I could barely notice any added bass, even when sitting right next to it. It also looks a feels very cheap, it is 100% plastic and has the feel and appearance a subwoofer costing a fraction of this price. The matching sound bar paired with this subwoofer leads to a very disappointing performance, there are many better options available for the combined price tag - or less. Sending both back for refunds.
Pros: Small size
Cons: Hardly adds any bass, extremely overpriced
Great sound! Would buy again!
Bose Bass Module 500: The Bose Bass Module 500 has been designed to perfectly complement the Bose Soundbar 500 (sold separately). It also works with the Bose Soundbar 700 and the SoundTouch 300 (both sold separately).
Wireless Connectivity: It connects wirelessly to the Bose Soundbar 500/700 and the SoundTouch 300. It has a wireless range of approximately 30'. The Bose Music App (for Apple iOS and Android) is used to wirelessly connect the Bose Soundbar 500 or 700 to the Bose Bass Module 500. The SoundTouch 300's remote control is used to make a wireless connection between the soundbar and the Bass Module 500.
Hardwired Input: If for some reason a wired connection is preferred, the Bose Bass Module 500 and the Bose Soundbar 500 or 700 can be hardwired together using a standard 3.5mm audio cable.
Placement: For best sound quality, the Bose Bass Module 500 should be placed on the floor against the same wall as the television and soundbar, with an electrical outlet nearby for the power cord. It should not be placed on a shelf or table. For more bass, the Base Module 500 should be placed closer to walls and corners. For less bass, the Bass Module 500 should be pulled away from walls and corners.
AC Power: The wireless powered sub requires AC power and comes with a detachable 5' AC power cord.
ADAPTiQ Audio Room Calibration: After you have positioned the Bose Base Module 500 in your room, plugged it into an AC power outlet, and connected it to your Bose Soundbar 500/700 or SoundTouch 300, you'll use the ADAPTiQ (headset supplied with soundbar speaker) to auto calibrate the system.
Optional Wireless Surrounds: In addition to the Bose Bass Module 500 and for a fully immersive sound experience, add the Bose Surround Speakers (sold separately) to your Bose Soundbar 500 or 700.
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