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Can I get the music off my Bose Lifestyle 38 hard drive in a usable format?

I am upgrading to a new system is there any way to download my 5 years worth of music off a Bose Lifestyle 38 system and add it to an iTunes library?

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No reset button. Simply unplug the power cord in the rear, wait 20 seconds and power back up.

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I have also have this problem with a lifestyle 28 system. Bose sent me a new cable then a software update. The problem remained, after contacting Bose and unplugging cables and powering down the system this solved the problem. However 2 days after and the problem has re-appeared. Back to square one. I should add that this is the second unit I have had the retailer exchanged the last one because of the same problem.

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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I believe there is a USB port on the back of the unit. Has anyone been able to connect to it? Can anything be seen of the files on the hard drive?

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I am quite sure that the indicator lights should be green. The blinking yellow likely indicates that there is no communication between the head and the audiomass. Verify that the connections are tight and then try powering off (unplugging) the system (both head and audiomass) for 30 seconds and then powering on again. That will often re-establish communications.

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SOURCE: Want to connect non-bose speakers to a bose lifestyle system

this is possible, however not a very good idea.
Bose speakers are designed a little different than other brand speakers, the Equalizer built into the bose system will probably not sound amazing when you hook up your other speakers. Are you looking for more bass? cleaner highs?

if you want more bass, you could try doubling up your subs, if you want cleaner highs you could buy Bose Jewel Cube Speakers (purchased from a Bose Built-Invisible Dealer

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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How do I transfer music from my lifestyle 38 to a newer unit


Suggest you consult with BOSE
My inference from
https://worldwide.bose.com/productsupport/assets/pdf/guides/lifestyle/en/ig_en_ls18_series2_ls28_series2_ls38_series1_ls48_series1.pdf

26241829-avo1hezaf1vg34ez5fnknftc-5-0.png 1. You should be able to backup using the DATA Connect port.
Not sure of the pin configuration and external device.

2. You should be able to connect using Optical-Out port to Optical-In of new device (if it exist)

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I hope that helps.
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I have to buy a new hard drive, but Bose will not sell it and ship it...where could I buy one? Thanks


I have just had to pay $586 for a new hard drive to be fitted by the Bose repairer, it has taken nearly 3 mths for Bose to supply. The quoted price also increased without notice. We don't even use the harddisc and prefer iPod as an auxil input. Lifestyle, never again.

Jan 20, 2011 | Bose Lifestyle 38 DVD Home Entertainment...

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Can I connect my pc to a lifestyle 28 system


If you want to connect your PC's audio output to the Bose Lifestyle system, simply get a cable with 3.5mm stereo male plug on one end, and dual RCA male plugs on the other end. The 3.5mm side will plug in to your PC's LINE OUT jack. The two RCA male connectors will plug in to the Bose AUX IN jacks. On the Bose console (or the remote control) select AUX as the audio source. Your PC's sound will play through the Bose Lifestyle system.

For persons having a large library of MP3 music files on their PC, this is a great way to listen to the music on your hard disk.

Nov 28, 2009 | Bose Lifestyle 38 System

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Have you misplaced your Bose LifeStyle 38 Owners Guide?

Would you like a digital, searchable, pdf version of the Bose LifeStyle 48 System Users Manual?

Follow this link (& click FREE) to download a pdf version of the operations manual.

I hope that helps.
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on May 02, 2010 | Bose Lifestyle 38 System

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Same problem LS 38< two years, error 802, unplug and erase umusic


Sounds like hard drive is failing, 802 and 801 is hard drive problem. i have same problem. only fixable by bose repair man... tryed to change hard drive myself, changed over, looks same as playing but no sound. hope this helps:) common problem with bose other than that i have had not other probs.

Jul 10, 2009 | Bose Lifestyle 48 System

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Bose lifestyle fault code 802 hi there- i have a bose lifestyle 48 and on display it reads format unsupported when i try to listen to cd's gut not on dvd's - in addition i am unable to store music into the...


Unfortunately, an 802 error is bad. That means hard drive (HDD) failure. This can happen to any hard disc drive, and there's no way to predict it and no way to fix it from home.
If you even try to troubleshoot it (reset etc), you could loose more data (music you've already stored to the system). If you try to access 'stored' music- the error will continue. Also, every time you turn the system off, it checks your HDD, and will probably cause the 802 or 801 errors to display again.
The "Format Unsupported" message may be related, but usually temporary. The 802 (and also 801) errors mean irreversible HDD damage so it doesn't matter.
Call Bose tech support immediately.. They can repair it for $165 and give a new 1 year warranty. And if it's already under warranty they will repair for free. In either case they will replace your HDD with a new one, and transfer any salvaged music files from your existing drive to the new drive.

May 31, 2009 | Bose Lifestyle 48 System

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Bose Lifestyle sound system shows "Failed 801"


your hard drive is about to fail or has failed.
If you can still play music from stored area and If you want to keep your songs thats stored on system, turn off at power point and take to bose auth repairer, they should be able to transfer songs across to new hard drive.
I have same problem, this is a common problem with bose.... not good for how much they are. Hard drive is left of cd tray, on its side.
hope this helps :)

Mar 29, 2009 | Bose Lifestyle 38 DVD Home Entertainment...

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Bose Lifestyle 38 Unsupported Format message


All you have to do is carefully take the top off and clean the "Iris" which is the reader with a little alcohol and cotton swab. Bose will charge $165 plus shipping to do this. Go to website metacafe.com and search how to clean DVD players and it will show a video, easy to understand.

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