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Did a toddler break my speakers?

I have a pair of vintage Bose 501 speakers that have worked great for the past five years. They are connected to a vintage Yamaha CR-820 receiver. A while ago, my favorite toddler pushed all the buttons on the receiver and the speakers stopped working. She came over again, pushed a bunch of buttons and it started working again. Next time: bunch of pushes, stopped. Now no button pushing seems to matter... is it broken? [more inside]
posted by 10ch on Jun 22, 2012 - 6 answers

CD Radio that's as good as Bose

What's a good CD player/radio similar in quality to the ones Bose produces? [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Jun 4, 2011 - 6 answers

Are Bose speakers worth buying at a significant discount?

I'm considering purchasing a pair of Bose Companion 3 speakers at a local retailer where I receive a hefty discount. I should be able to leave with them for roughly $175 as opposed to the retail $250. Is this a justifiable purchase? [more inside]
posted by vmrob on Jun 21, 2010 - 14 answers

Why the Bose Hate?

Audiophile-ter: I'm buying some old Bose 901s for my stepdad (series II) and I'm looking for info about equalizers. However, my searches for "Bose" here revealed lots of "Holy crap, don't ever buy Bose!" So now my question is, why the Bose hate? [more inside]
posted by ultraultraboomerang on Mar 2, 2007 - 41 answers

Two different sets of speakers on amp/receiver.

Will two different pairs of speakers work and play well with my new Onkyo receiver? [more inside]
posted by ObscureReferenceMan on Sep 24, 2006 - 4 answers

iPod speaker recommendations?

I want to buy some speakers for an Ipod. Altec Lansing and Bose have both made speaker sets that use the docking port, so that's kind of cool, but are the speakers worth it? The Bose ones in particular are $300, which seems really high. Anyone have any experience with these? Or is it just better to buy some regular powered speakers and plug them into the earphone jack?
posted by jasper411 on Jan 4, 2005 - 26 answers

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