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I have a Bose LifeStyle 18, when I turn off, in the display appear "LifeStyle System" What is happening?

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Normally your system should save its preferences and subsequently switch off. I suggest you completely unplug the system, wait for one minute and plug the system back in. it should start up with a message Lifestyle system XXX and then be available. If it does not start up with this message, I suggest you call Bose and ask for your system to be picked up for repair.

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SOURCE: Lifestyle 48 locked up

Just got off phone with Bose support with this very problem during install of a VS-2 software updtae to an older LS48 system. (Bose support personnel were very helpful on phone - and walked me through procedure to solve). I presume you unplugged and replugged power supply with no resolution. In that case, unplug power supply, wait 30 seconds and while holding down the "open/close button" and the "store" button (on media center) plug the power supply back in. Continue holding until the "Bose Lifestyle" message disappears. I presume this puts the system into a diagnostic mode, as the next steps in my case were to press and hold the "erase" button while scrolling through a menu of options using the "volume up" button. I believe it was the third "volume up" press that brought me to "FLASH" on the system screen. At that point I was told to release the "erase" button and press the enter button. The system rebooted and my VS-2 install went smoothly after that.
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Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Bose lifestyle 12 music center display inop

My display has not been working for years. Replaced c17 cap wich was 33uF 63 volts on lower pcb board( only one on system) . Old cap was good so this was not the problem. Replaced c16 wich was 100uF 25 volts with a 100uF 63volts. Display works, old cap read low. Both c17, and c16 are located on the lower left hand corner of the larger pcb looking from the front of the unit. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I connect my iPod to Bose Lifestyle V20 System

You can only Connect a iPod via a iPod dock
Apple iPod Univeral Dock
and use either
Apple Composite AV Cable or Apple Component AV Cable
based on what Output you iPod Allows.

the list of which iPod that is supported is listed on each page of the AV Cables above.

You can use a IR Blaster Cable with the iPod Dock to control the iPod also.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Running my Blu Ray DVD thru the Bose Lifestyle 18

hi there,

1-connect the blu-ray to your tv via hdmi cable and this will run picture.

2-connect the blu-ray via digital optical cable to the optical input on the bose system. then using your bose menu, (system menu)set your auxillary sound output to digital optical.

when watching dvd thru bluray player select aux on the bose and you're away.

good luck

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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Follow these steps to change the video setting from European to North American:

With the media center turned off, use the controls on its front panel to follow these steps:
  1. Press and hold the Enter button on the media center.
  2. While holding the Enter button down, press the Store button. Selections will appear on the media center display each time you press Store.
  3. When Video appears as the selection on the display, release the Store and Enter buttons.
  4. Use the Volume up and down buttons to scroll through the Video options.
  5. Stop scrolling at the proper selection:
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6. With the proper selection made, press Store to confirm the
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Follow these steps to change the video setting from European to North American:

With the media center turned off, use the controls on its front panel to follow these steps:
  1. Press and hold the Enter button on the media center.
  2. While holding the Enter button down, press the Store button. Selections will appear on the media center display each time you press Store.
  3. When Video appears as the selection on the display, release the Store and Enter buttons.
  4. Use the Volume up and down buttons to scroll through the Video options.
  5. Stop scrolling at the proper selection:
  • For a component connection only, select:
  • -NTSC COMPONENT (in N. America)
  • -PAL COMPONENT (outside North America)
  • For a component connection and progressive scan, select NTSC PROGRESSIVE.
6. With the proper selection made, press Store to confirm the
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I hope that helps.
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My Bose Lifestyle 18 menu won't display on my tv


Take out the power cable from behind your BOSE system, wait 30 seconds and replug the power, this way the Bose system will reset automaticly and you'll see the menu appear again on your tv screen.

Worked for me

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Bose lifestyle 28 will not come on?


The Bose Lifestyle System has two power connection. One is the adaptor for the media center/DVD and the other one is the bass module/ subwoofer. Both has physical indicators showing that power is present. If your pwoer adaptor is ok, then the media center display should show "BOSE LIFESTYLE SYSTEMS" on startup. The bass module power module should be OK when you see a green blinking or steady linght underneath.

If only the media center/DVD has no display then there is something wrong with your pwer adaptor and should be sent for repair.

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Running my Blu Ray DVD thru the Bose Lifestyle 18


hi there,

1-connect the blu-ray to your tv via hdmi cable and this will run picture.

2-connect the blu-ray via digital optical cable to the optical input on the bose system. then using your bose menu, (system menu)set your auxillary sound output to digital optical.

when watching dvd thru bluray player select aux on the bose and you're away.

good luck

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Want to test to see if bose lifestyle 18 works.


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.

Glad to be of service.

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CHECK THE SOUND SYSTEM ARE YOU SELECTED FROM AUDIO SETUP CONFIGARATION.
CHECK THE MUTING STATUS.
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There is a solution to send your Bose in for the repair at www.AnyoneCanFixIt.com They turn the unit around fast and are lots cheaper than what Bose quoted me.

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