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Bose 901

Bose 901
alaScore 82

193 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 193 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Bose 901 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 193 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Amazon.com review summary for Bose 901

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 user reviews of Bose 901 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com.

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bose 901 Direct/Reflecting Speaker System - Black AshBose PS-6 speaker pedestals (Black) for 901 speakersBose 901 Direct/Reflecting Speaker System - Walnut

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Bose 901

 

If you like classical or jazz, the 901 freestanding speakers will provide a unique sound. Like the Bose Acoustimass lifestyle speakers (cubes), the 901 uses stereo imaging to attempt to have the sound bounce around the room. These speakers (along with...

Direct/ ReflectingStereoEverywhereactive equalizer

paper drivershasn't changed much in years

The Bose 901 may be the flagship speaker, one should be careful...

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Before you decide you hate your new 901 Series 6's

 

amazing soundstage impression, full sound, easy to connect

tricky to find right placement

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Awsome for music, Could be better for home theater.

 

I originally started my home theater withese two speakers and was amazed by the sound quality. But As I started to complete the system, purchasing the 201's for rears, I found that much space is needed to accomadate placement. Also boses' other theater...

Great bass and highs. Very crisp sound

For home theater these speakers can over power any smaller speakers. Which means you'll need much larger or powerful rears such as the 201/301 series. Not good if you dont have space behind you

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Awsome for music, Could be better for home theater.

 

I originally started my home theater withese two speakers and was amazed by the sound quality. But As I started to complete the system, purchasing the 201's for rears, I found that much space is needed to accomadate placement. Also boses' other theater...

Great bass and highs. Very crisp sound

For home theater these speakers can over power any smaller speakers. Which means you'll need much larger or powerful rears such as the 201/301 series. Not good if you dont have space behind you

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Best online retailer I have used

 

I have Saarinen Tulip furntiture and these speaker stands relate to them perfectly. Been looking for good stands for a long time. Thank You.

Attractive Design","Bst Lkng Spker Stnds Ever","Sturdy

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PDESTALS ARE GREAT AND SO IS J&R

 

These really are the genuine Bose pedestals and they are great for the 901 series VI speakers. J&R shipped them quickly and their price was excellent and included free shipping. I\'m extremely satisfied

Attractive Design","Easy To Set Up","Quality Mounting Hardware","Sturdy

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Bose 901 Pedestals

 

I stopped using my 901\'s after I upgraded my home audio to surround sound, but I missed the crystal clear music that the Bose 901\'s produced. I enjoy all type of music and I found that my jazz collection sounds better on the 901\'s that any other...

Attractive Design","Easy To Set Up","Quality Mounting Hardware","Sturdy

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A True Classic

 

A great value on a classic speaker stand!

Attractive Design","Best for Bose 901\'s","Easy To Setup","Quality Mounting Hardware","Sturdy

Shows Cables","Wire hole to small

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An Audio Classic..And A Great Value Too!

 

An absolute classic loudspeaker that has been around for over forty years. Praised when it first came out, but now panned by many audiophiles, I would describe it as a speaker for music lovers, more than for audiophiles - because they simply...

Amazing World-Class Bass","Attractive Design","Extremely Good Value","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality","Sounds Like Live Music

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Excellent speaker, looks & sounds great.

 

There was an imperfection on the cabinet and it was not stained (painted). The 901s are great sounding speakers, sure they are better speakers but you will pay more for them. The speakers look good, especially in contemporary environment. Bass is a bit...

Attractive Design","Easy Setup","Great Sound Quality

Product Specifications

The flagship 901 Direct/Reflecting stereo speakers bring the warmth, power and excitement of a concert hall or movie theater to your home. They create the mix of direct and reflected sound you hear in a live performance, to deliver a listening experience that conveys much of the emotion that only live music can evoke. 901 speakers work by reflecting most of the sound off walls and other flat surfaces, instead of aiming all the sound toward you, as conventional speakers do. With Direct/Reflecting speaker technology, anything you listen to - from the latest DVD audio to your favorite vintage records - acquires lifelike realism, because the speakers reproduce the natural concert hall balance of direct and reflected sound. The result is the Stereo Everywhere speaker performance - stereo performance that is clear and lifelike everywhere in the room, instead of in just one "sweet spot." You'll experience balanced sound throughout the listening environment, no matter where you sit or stand. Just as you enjoy beautiful music reproduction from these speakers, you can also experience thrilling home theater effects from your home theater components. These speakers are an appropriate choice for use with your surround sound receiver, and can be used in conjunction with other Bose home theater speaker options.

AV Furniture

Color:Black
Recommended Use:Speaker(s)
Type:Speaker stand

Dimensions & Weight

Height:17.7in

Header

Manufacturer:Bose
Model:901/901 Series VI/PS-6
Packaged Quantity:1/2
Product Line:Bose

Miscellaneous

Color:Black ash/Walnut

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active/Passive
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker System Type:Left / right channel speakers
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