How does the wireless speakers work..they did work at 1 time but now the green light is flashing on the transmitter then the reciever on the wireless "hub" will blink green when I reset it then turn orange. Any ideas? This is on the bose lifestyle 18.
Re: no sound from rear speakers on the lifestyle 18
The SL2 works in such a way that the speaker satellite out put from the bass modules is fed to the input of the SL2 transmitter (remember, transmitter) then the sattellitespeakers are connected at the other end of the room to the receiver. An initial blinking green light should be seen and once the system is turned on this turns into steady green. Both the SL2 transmitter and receiver operates via WIFI.
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First, please check that you have everything switched correctly. If you still have no audio, any functions, but the unit turns on, you may have DC Offset, meaning a damaged amplifier. For more information, please contact me at audioserviceclinic.com. Thank you.
I had exactly the same problem. My unit worked fine until a loose power cable resulted in the receiver being turned on and off a couple of times in quick succession and then after this the a/c in light on the rear speaker was lit but the wireless link light would not come on (and the 'W' on the main unit flashed constantly). The solution for me was basically a reboot. This is what I did; - unplug the wireless receiver - unplug the main unit - remove the digital transceiver unit from its slot in the back of the main unit - plug the main unit back in and turn it on - the 'W' won't flash as the transceiver has been removed (not sure if you if it's necessary but I made sure it was producing sound to the front speakers) - unplug the main unit again - reinsert the digital transceiver - plug the main unit back in, turn it on and set it to produce output/sound (the 'W' will be flashing) - then plug the wireless receiver back in again ...presto the link is made, the 'W' stops flashing and the rear speakers work again.
Hope this elaborate reboot works as well for you as it did for me.
Hi sorry but what do you mean that you have lifestyle 18 system? The lifestyle 18 system consist of the media center/DVD player, the bass module, the satellite speakers and the RF remote control (aside from tons of cables)
If you have the media center/DVD only, then you require the power adaptor. you can test if the media center is functioning if the LCD display is working. you can also connect an external powered speaker or an amplifier fro mteh AUX out behind the media center.
Do note that doing so will only give you limited control of the system since you require the whole lot to make everything work properly.
You should have two pieces for your wireless rear speakers setup. A. a wireless card inserted behind the all in one receiver. B. the receiving box that will connect to the 2 rear speakers.Also,you should not have any obstacles to block off the line of site for the rear speaker receiving box to the wireless card. Best way to test it is too simply leave the rear speakers connected to the rear speakers receiving box on the floor near the a/v receiver with dvd player built in.Play a dvd and see if you have sound coming out from the rear. solutiondoct
Hi, best practice when troubleshooting a no-sound Bose Lifesytle system is to first begin with the internal sources (i.e. the AM/FM). Bose Lifestyle system when connected properly (media center and bass box via the data cable) should show a steady green light underneath the bass module. Begin by simply playing AM/FM tuner and try to increase the volume till 45 (normally the sound becomes audible at this level). If the system still has no sound, then try to check if the bass module is steady green. When you see a blinking green LED (slow green) then do kindly check the DIP siwtch (red latch switch with white mini switches) just beside the Light and data connection. All of the switches should be in "ON" position (basically toggled upwards with the arrow marking indication). Before changing DIP switch settings do ensure that the bass module is not connected to the electrical power. after ensuring that all DIP switch are in the "ON" position, connect the data cable firs and then power up the bass module. Then you should see the bass module blink green twice and once you turn on the nedia center, the green blinking should turn steady green. That should sort out your problem.
Also do note tha this procedure applies only to Series II Lifesytle System and does not include the Series IV (with the smaller bass module).
If all still fails, there is an internal problem with the bass module which would require servicing.