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Bose Cinemate 1 SR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 334 reviews of Bose Cinemate 1 SR. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical views about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Bose Cinemate 1 SR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 334 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Bose Cinemate 1 SR

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 264 user reviews of Bose Cinemate 1 SR from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the price.

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79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bose® CineMate® Digital Home Theater Speaker SystemBose® CineMate® 1 SR digital home theater speaker systemBose? CineMate? 1 SR digital home theater speaker system

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Bose Cinemate 1SR review

 

The Bose Cinemate 1SR is the brand's first effort in the soundbar category, but does it live up to the high standard of its previous products?

Low profile design ; Wireless sub auto-connects ; Easy calibration

High price ; Lacks dedicated modes ; No surround effects

At £1299 we're not sure the slightly miss-named Cinemate 1SR is competitive. That said, there's nothing to dislike about its low profile design, the convenience of its easy to use set-up, and the clarity and subtle bass of its stereo results.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Adrian Justins (homecinemachoice.com)

Bose Cinemate 1SR review

 

Bose has to be different. You can't call the Cinemate 1SR a soundbar, it's a sound array. Likewise, the sub is not a sub, it's an Acoustimass module. Bose is also coy about giving out technical specifications, so I know not what the power output is of...

Delivers a wide, deep soundstage; wireless sub connection; ADAPTiQ to aid setup

No hi-res audio processing or iPod hookup

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Expert review by: Jez Ford (avhub.com.au)

Bose CineMate 1 SR digital home theatre speaker system review

 

Loading its soundbar with proprietary technologies and names, Bose proves its approaches are

Thank you for searching out Sound+Image Magazine’s equipment review of the Bose CineMate 1 SR digital home theatre speaker system originally published in Sound+Image Vol70 #4 2013

Consumer review by: Greg S (newegg.com)

Excellent & Small (Wired Woofer)

 

Small system but much better sound and base than my nuch bigger Pioneer system

Subwoofer IS WIRED. This was a surprise and not described in the listing. The subwoofer has big wires about 6' - 8' long creating an installation challenge

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Boselover (jr.com)

Delivers as promised!

 

This is a great product that does what it promises. We tested it out at a Bose store Demo and are happy with the results at home. Hookup is very simple and easy. Setting up the surround specifically for the room took 10 minutes. Discreet system with...

Clear Sound","Easy To Set Up","Interfaces Well With TV","Intuitive Controls

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: collinmcd, (tigerdirect.com)

Good, But not great

 

I listen to this every day. It has two optical ports which helps in addition to a 3.5mm audio jack. For the 1500 it's good for what it is. Compared to other surround systems that bose has for 2500+ you can see a clear difference. Basically if you want...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: collinmcd (tigerdirect.com)

Good, But not great

 

I listen to this every day. It has two optical ports which helps in addition to a 3.5mm audio jack. For the 1500 it's good for what it is. Compared to other surround systems that bose has for 2500+ you can see a clear difference. Basically if you want...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: SteveB (bestbuy.com.feed)

Great sound, small and easy system

 

Love the sound from this easy to use system. Finally TV and movie vocals sound like they should. Would have given 5 stars if it had HDMI pass through.

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Bose CineMate Speaker System

 

Very Good Sound. We have to use only with TV. We Cannot separately use without changing inputs. But overall sound quality is very very very good.

Consumer review by: Eric (bestbuy.ca)

Big sound in a minimal package

 

Modern LCD flat screen displays have lousy built in speakers and connecting the TV to a HIFI system is now common place. Until I purchased this Bose system, I had to connect to my multiple element HIFI system (separate amp and processor, 7.1 speaker...

Aug, 2013
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Product Specifications

Configuration

Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System
Signal Connection:Wired

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
HDMI: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

Number of Speakers:<=3 / 1
Sound Projector:Sound Projector + Subwoofer
Soundbar:Soundbar / Soundbar + Subwoofer
Speaker Type:Front/Center Speaker / Speaker System
System Type:Single Soundbar / Soundbar System
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