20 Most Recent Bose Lifestyle 48 System Questions & Answers


Call Bose tech support. They fix or replace these under warranty. I have a lifestyle 12, original model, after two repairs in. Ore than 10 years, I was allowed to upgrade to top of the line for the price difference.

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Mar 11, 2019


Had an issue with the Bose Remote RC38t1-27 not working at all. Changes batteries twice to no avail. Called Bose Tech support who walked me through the fix. I unplugged the power cord connected in the back of the system. Waited for 30 seconds or so and plugged it back into the system. Also made sure the power cord was uncoiled/unbundled as the RF (Radio Frequency) signal is within. Bingo!

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Dec 12, 2018


Confirm there is power in the wall socket and that the mains cable of the Acoustimass Module is OK,then check if the Boselink audio cable is inserted firmly into the zone1 output of the Media Center and the input of the Acoustimass Module.Turn the Acoustimass Module upside down and power the system,if led indicator blinks orange,the Acoustimass Module is faulty but if it blinks an intermittent but regular green light,the fault could be from the audio cable or Media Center.Only a qualified Bose Technician can handle this kind of fault

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Aug 03, 2018


When being in contact with BOSE support i got the message that "FAILED 802 Call Bose" refers to issues with the harddisk not being identified.
In my case I had to send the unit to BOSE support. I replaced the existing disk with an identical unformated one but some more actions are needed. The question is what .......

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Aug 21, 2017


This is what I found on an online manual on troubleshooting it.

When power is first applied, the Sharc boots and loads/executes the first set of instructions found in the FLASH memory. This code is very basic and only runs power on self tests (POST) that check basic communications with all the hardware peripherals (U2, U103, U301, U302, U303, andU401) and computes the version and checksum of the code in FLASH. If all appears to be "well", the Sharc reboots and loads the actual program code that makes it function as a LS28/35 bass module. If the POST fails, the Sharc signals this by rapidly flashing (approx. 3Hz rate) the amber and green LEDs alternately for a couple of seconds and then performs a Reset and tries again.


This is what the Sharc is...

The fundamental heart of the DSP board and LS28/35 bass module functionality is rooted in the Analog Devices 21065L Sharc DSP processor (U4) and the RAM (U302 and U303) and PROM (U301) associated with it. The Sharc DSP is a floating point processor capable of approximately 60MIPs performance and runs typically at 53-55 MIPs. The Sharc provides all control and "house-keeping" functions for the hardware and software as well as all signal processing, except decom-pression of AC-3 and DTS formats (this is done by the CS49329, U103).


Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Aug 19, 2016


Hello Sunny,

No TV model... came through with your
Bose LifeStyle home theater question...

I'm just going to mention that I have seen a couple of available configurations... depending on your signal source... BROADCAST, CABLE, SATELITE... (etc.)...

If it is Just your intention to source from the TV...
THERE (at the TV)...
It might be as simple as going into "menu" ... then move down to your "AUDIO" PROFILE.. and make sure your external speaker OPTION is showing "ON" (or "equipped")...

"
on your TV and making sure your PRIMARY volumes sources & destinations (Bose) volumes at acceptable levels... so as to not FRIGHTEN your neighborhood when the sound does come through)

No success ... comment me back with your TV signal source...
HMDI or optical outputs... (and does your AUDIO Work in STAND-ALONE on the TV... Now??)

If all else is working on the BOSE... I don't think we need to continue there...

Comment me back if you need... I'll be around!

Post comments... addendum

(I did say Menu... (twice))...

RESET , General:

**WARNING:
This operation will clear all of your customized settings.

V... depicts the volume down button on your remote
(immediately above the "menu" button).

With the set turned off...Stand in front of TV.

At the right side on the TV set... locate the power
button on the right side...

WHILE holding down the V (on the remote)
Turn on the TV POWER button on the TV.

(The TV will turn itself off, then back on again.)

Then ... V (symbol) Release the button.

**WARNING:
This operation will clear all of your customized settings...

I'll still be here... comment me back... if you need.

Hope it helps

ELSE ...
We need to move on to your PCBs

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Jul 26, 2016


Hard drive is ****..... impact computers.com hard drive number is MK4026GAX pull out of system and replace look at my other posting for 801 code!!! and dont be a ******** again and buy a bose!! TELL YOUR FRIENDS , FRIENDS DONT LET FRIENDS BUY BOSE!!!!

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Jun 26, 2016


No, the harness will tranfer too much heat and will do more harm than good, try a thin nail and retrofit it to touch or if something can fit in old pin, like a needle try rebuilding the old pin that way. You might want to order the harness if you cant repair it.

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Mar 08, 2016


  1. Have you got the original Adapitq DVD disk? Try running the sound calibration routine again.

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Nov 30, 2015


Please check this video... It shows how to clean the lens on Bose Lifestyle systems.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrvETLjKloY

Bose Lifestyle... | Answered on Oct 17, 2015

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