Theres no sound coming out from my system. I tried playing a CD and it spins the CD but still no sound. Tried to put it on video mode so i can watch and hear some AWESOME audio and still no audio from the bose. ( but i can hear the audio from the TV ) Please help THanks
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Re: lifestyle 12 by Bose
No sound ? Make sure the audio input cable is connected to the music center FIXED outputs, the black connector is fully seated in the music center SYSTEM CONTROL 1 jack, and the multi-pin connector is firmly seated in the Acoustimass module jack. ? Turn the music center off for ten seconds, then on again, to reestablish communication between the music center and the speakers. ? Check the connections for any external components. Make sure to select the correct source for the desired input. ? Check the speaker connections. ? Be sure the CD is placed correctly, label-side up, in the music center, and the cover is closed. ? Increase the volume. ? Check to see if MUTE is lit in the display. Press the MUTE button on the remote to unmute the sound. ? Disconnect any headphones. ? Connect the FM and AM antennas , and last but not least. Make sure there is power going to the remote speakers or the unit will not communicate with them. Good Luck
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you might want to checked if the warranty is still covered you can take em back. or replace for a new ones and probably its a hardware including the head lens or you might check the rubber that makes it spin may be its loose or torn out.. hope it helps
Have you tried completely powering down the system, removing the power cord from the wall socket? If not, please try that. Wait two minutes. Then plug it in and power up the system. If this does not clear the problem, contact Bose, to get the latest firmware disk. The firmware disk will reprogram your Lifestyle sound system. Then, everything should work properly.
sorry mate, looks like cd 5 is damaged goods...... wheter you damaged it or not, can't say....
however, make sure. when you try to play cd, that the cd button, nearest display was pressed as just putting in a cd isn't automatically taking control of the cd function like in other cd players. ( that is to say you have to diliberately select CD mode to play cd's)
if you fancy a load of electronic messing and visits to radio shack i am sure you can repair it if broken,
or a second hand cd unit could be obtained elsewhere on line.
assume its a bose system 12 (non digital or digital ?)
if you clarify the model of both tv and bose system i will tell you precisely how to connect tv to bose system,
but i must assume first that your cable box is connected to your tv via a scart cable , you must remove sound function from the cable and plug directly into cd5 unit on either auxillary or video input , then turn cd5 unit to that channel to play sound and use bose reomte to control volume (ok)
i would doubt thatthe TV has a audio output, many dont.... also it may be necessary to buy a scart to RCA cable at your local electronics shop or supermarket to completet he task at hand.
if however you are digital.....
make sure you are connectiong bose digital input to a digital (dolby 5.1 compatible) sound source.
sorry if you think i have over simplified the problem !
Does your TV have a pre-out double RCA panel connector? Some TV´s have to be told which output to use for speakers. (Additional or within..) Check settings on the TV, and possible other RCA connectors, check the in/out symbols (should say output), and try again.. If you are sure the RCA´s on the system works, the problem would have to be the TV/settings or maybe the cable..