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Bose 501

Bose 501
alaScore 85

16 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Bose 501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 16 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

Ok, first off, anyone who says these are bad speakers hasn't heard them setup properly (which is the case in most stores that used to sell these). Back when I bought these 20 years ago, I thought they sounded OK in the store. When I got them home I was...

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

The Bose 501 Series V is an interesting speaker. It doesn't really fit well into any category. A bit of background. I use these speakers in my basement which is a rectangle 12x18 room. It has a sofa and carpeting and is a pretty decent sound room.

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

one person wrote that they picked up a pair for $70...lucky dog! I just picked up a pair from a pawn shop.a review I saw stated,that anything above 200,isn't worth it.well, at 150,in excellent condition,they are totally worth it.although Bose will not...

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

I just picked up a pair of BOSE 501V for $70 Bucks Man Thats better than sex

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

Amazing sound if placed or positioned properly.

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

The don't call 'em BLOES for a reason now do they? This describes every model, series, or year they were and are produced and always will.

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

It is simply amazing how many people own BOSE speakers and don't know how to listen to them. They do not perform like any other speakers. Bose must be place properly in the room. You are listening to reflected sound, that is the way they work best.

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Bose 501 Series V

 

It is simply amazing how many people own BOSE speakers and don't know how to listen to them. They do not perform like any other speakers. Bose must be place properly in the room. You are listening to reflected sound, that is the way they work best. ...

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Bose 501 Series V Floorstanding Speakers

 

I have heard and listened to many speakers, including Paradigm and B&W. While the 501's don't come anywhere near the quality of the Paradigm's or B&W's, for the money these sound amazing. I have had 2 Wave Radio's (one top load CD model and one non),...

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Bose 501 Series V

 

I have heard and listened to many speakers, including Paradigm and B&W. While the 501's don't come anywhere near the quality of the Paradigm's or B&W's, for the money these sound amazing. I have had 2 Wave Radio's (one top load CD model and one non),...

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Product Specifications

As the most affordable floorstanding speakers from Bose, the 501 speaker system takes up little living space. In fact, each speaker's footprint is smaller than a sheet of writing paper. But you still enjoy the benefits of Bose Direct/Reflecting and Stereo Everywhere speaker performance. Two Stereo Targeting

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.6in
Height:31in
Weight:41.9lbs
Width:7.6in

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Bose
Model:501
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Bose

Miscellaneous

Color:Black ash

Remote Control

Type: None

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Passive
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:2-way
Speaker System Type:Left / right channel speakers
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