About the Bose® Virtually Invisible® 791 II
Bose's best in-ceiling speakers yet
A 7" woofer and two strategically-placed 1" tweeters help each Bose® Virtually Invisible® speaker fill your room with clear, accurate sound.
Bose's best in-ceiling speakers yet
If you're like me, you want a little bass oomph when you listen to movies and music, but you don't necessarily want large, floor-standing speakers cluttering up your living room. Bose calls these in-ceiling speakers Virtually Invisible because they're designed to blend into any decor. You can enjoy crisp music, sound effects, and dialogue from hidden speakers.
Each Bose® Virtually Invisible® 791 II speaker has a 7" woofer to handle the low notes, and two strategically positioned 1" tweeters to direct the all-important mids and highs to your ears. Exclusive Bose Stereo Everywhere design provides balanced stereo sound over a wider area, with no drop-offs.
The speakers are easy to install in your walls, and they come with a pair of round grilles that attach magnetically. The grilles and grille frames are finished in white, but are paintable to match your decor.
- one 7" woofer and two 1" tweeters in each speaker
- room-filling Stereo Everywhere® design
- paintable grilles included
- recommended power: 10-100 watts with receivers rated from 4 to 8 ohms
- cutout diameter 8-5/8"
- 10" frame diameter x 4-7/16"depth
- weight: 4.8 lbs. each
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 742897-0200
What's in the box:
- 2 In-ceiling speakers
- 2 Grilles
- Owner's Guide
- "Our Commitment To You" letter
- Warranty/Registration information
- "Global Support Regions" sheet
Bose® Virtually Invisible® 791 II reviews
We installed these speakers in our kitchen ceiling and connected them to a Sonos Connect Amp so that we could enjoy TV and music as a first step on our journey with Sonos. The template was very exact to be able to create the openings in the ceiling. The set up was very easy. Now that they are up and running the sound is amazing. Thanks Bose!!
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Very easy to install in ceilings. Unbelievable sound range
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I won't buy any speaker again that doesn't specify the high and low frequency responses. I've learned Bose never ever does this for any of it's speakers making it impossible to responsibly compare Bose speakers with comparably priced products.
Pros: Price; overall quality, reliability; structural integrity.
Cons: Bose does not provide high and low frequency response for any of its speakers to my knowledge making it difficult or impossible to compare sound quality of its speakers with other speakers. Additionally, it seems like Bose does not want its speakers to be placed by other brands thus allowing customers to compare the sound of Bose speakers with other speakers prior to making a purchasing decision.
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great sound, clean looking, great buy
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I have used these speakers in a quite a few home installations and have never been let down. They are easy to install, rugged and reliable. I highly recommend this product to anyone who is on the fence about buying. Buy with confidence!
Pros: Low Profile Easy Install Durable Rugged
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More details on the Bose® Virtually Invisible® 791 II
Features & specs
|Quantity in Package||Pair|
|Woofer Composition||Not given|
|Woofer Surround||Not given|
|Power Range (Watts)||10-100|
|Frequency Response||Not givenHz|
|Parts Warranty||5 Years|
|Labor Warranty||5 Years|
Virtually Invisible In-Ceiling Speakers: The Bose Virtually Invisible 791 II in-ceiling speakers are engineered with one 7" woofer and two strategically positioned 1" tweeters each, eliminating the need to aim the speaker into the room. The acoustic design allows for full, even sound coverage, while their smaller size increases placement options. Exclusive Bose "Stereo Everywhere" speaker performance provides balanced stereo sound over a wider area, with no drop-offs.
Stereo Everywhere Speaker Performance: "Stereo Everywhere" speaker performance produces balanced stereo sound over a wide area, unlike conventional home audio speakers that radiate sound mostly in a single direction. Bose "Stereo Everywhere" speaker performance delivers sound evenly throughout the listening area for balanced stereo sound wherever you listen, not just in one sweet-spot.
Drivers: The combination of two 1" dome tweeters and a 7" high-excursion woofer provides spacious stereo sound for your favorite music. You will also enjoy the deep low notes of dramatic movie sound effects. This makes 791 II speakers ideal for a rear-channel option in a home theater setup. The tweeters are strategically positioned to eliminate the need to aim the speakers into the room.
- 7" Woofer: A 7" high-excursion woofer delivers deeper low notes for more dramatic movie sound effects and musical richness.
- Dual Angled 1" Tweeters: Two strategically positioned 1" tweeters (array configuration) in each speaker eliminate the need to "aim" the speakers into the room. This lets you arrange your room with greater freedom.
Spring-Post Terminals: The Bose Virtually Invisible 791 II in-ceiling speaker use spring-post terminals to connect your speaker wire (18-14AWG).
In-Ceiling Installation: The Bose Virtually Invisible 791 II in-ceiling speakers offer simplified installation with only four clamp screws that secure each 791 II speaker to your drywall. The 791 II-series speakers also feature an infinite baffle design that uses the ceiling as the speaker enclosure. The infinite baffle design eliminates the need for a separate speaker enclosure, so it uses the space above the ceiling instead. Once you have positioned the speakers, just tighten the clamp screws and snap the magnetic grilles into place. The finished looked is unobtrusive, and almost invisible. You can even paint the speaker grilles to match your décor.
Note: Virtually Invisible 791 II speakers are designed for in-ceiling installation only. Virtually Invisible 791 II speakers can only be installed in wood frame construction covered with wallboard made of gypsum, plaster and lath, paneling or similar construction.
Paintable Grilles: The ultra slim bezel is attached directly to the speaker grille, allowing them to be easily painted in one simple step and blend elegantly into the room. And with no cloth scrim, there's no worry of excess paint clumping or soaking in. Plus, magnets allow them to snap on and off quickly.
Cutout Template: Cutout templates are not included in the box, therefore, you will need to print a template from the manual linked from the Crutchfield website, or from Bose.com. You must make sure the template is printed at 100%, and not enlarged or reduced. The measurements on the template are expressed in millimeters, but a 1" scale is provided to make sure it is printed to scale.
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