Bose® 201® Series V Direct/Reflecting® speaker system
Our take on the Bose® 201® Series V Direct/Reflecting® speaker system by Crutchfield's Julie Govan
Get ready to be impressed. Each speaker in the well-loved Bose® 201® Series V Direct/Reflecting® speaker system sports a 6-1/2" woofer and a high-sensitivity 2" Stereo Targeting® tweeter. This discreet speaker pours satisfying Bose audio into your room. It's all thanks to proprietary Stereo Everywhere® technology — it creates a mix of direct and reflected sound, so you don't have to worry about finding and staying in a "sweet spot."
Other positives? Unique port geometry reduces turbulence — you get clean bass. The compact size and horizontal design of each speaker makes it well-suited to small spaces. And it's the smallest, most affordable bookshelf speaker to utilize Bose's proprietary Direct/Reflecting® design. Perfect as front left and right speakers in a smaller room, or as surrounds for Bose home theater in a larger space.
Recommended center channel speaker: Bose VCS-10®
Recommended surround speakers: Bose 161™ system
- bass-reflex design
- recommended power: 10-120 watts
- impedance rating: 4-8 ohms
- black vinyl finish
- 13-1/2"W x 8-1/16"H x 8-9/16"D
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 1 Left 2-way speaker
- 1 Right 2-way speaker
- 8 Self-adhesive rubber feet
- Bose contact information list
- US and Canada product registration/survey
- Non US and Canada product registration/survey
Great sound from such a small speaker. Bass could be a bit better
Erick, Clinton, UT
Features and Specs
|Tweeter Size (inches)||2|
|Midrange Size (inches)||---|
|Woofer Size (inches)||6.5|
|Connector Type||Spring Clip|
|Mounting Bracket Included||No|
|Recommended Stand Height (inches)||23-36|
|Parts Warranty||5 Years|
|Labor Warranty||5 Years|
Direct/Reflecting Speaker Technology: Direct/Reflecting speaker technology can recreate the ratio of reflected and direct sound similar to what you hear at a live concert. As a result, you experience the power, impact and emotion of a live performance in your home.
Stereo Everywhere Speaker Performance: Because many conventional speakers radiate sound directly into the room, you hear balanced stereo sound only in one small "sweet spot." Using patented Bose Direct/Reflecting speaker technology, the Direct/Reflecting speakers deliver a natural balance of reflected and direct sound. You hear balanced stereo sound almost anywhere in the room.
Stereo Targeting Tweeters: These proprietary 2" drivers are engineered to direct mid to high frequencies to a wide, stable area between the speakers. Used in the Bose 201, they help create a sense of lifelike spaciousness and let you hear full stereo throughout the listening area.
Slot Port Tuning: The slot port tuning enables cleaner and deeper performance for the lower notes, particularly at high volumes.
Wall Mounting: There is no insert for a universal wall mounting bracket, Bose recommends using only their WB-3 wall mount brackets.
Placement: These speakers were designed to be positioned horizontally and should not be placed vertically.
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an additional 2" tweeter
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