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Bose 901's I want to use my Bose 901's with a new Ming Da MC34A tube amp. What are my options as far as integrating the equalizer into the amp?

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    Please elaborate about "effect".

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Yaa you can use its best idea but i think you cannot integrate the equilizer into the amplifier settings! it will not give as much effect as you want!

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    KALPESH PATEL Dec 08, 2007

    i mean it will not give as much bass! for your low frequency signals

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Bose 901's


yes u can use a KT88 tube amp , or BTW-2 amp for this da mc34a..this will work good, and you can buy this in e bay that would be cheaper.

You may also want to look at http://www.cattylink.com.

Dec 08, 2007 | Bose 901 VI Main / Stereo Speaker

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How do I connect my bose equalizer to my pioneer amplifier


The manual is at Bose.com.

In any question regarding connections the exact models of all parts in the scenario should be defined.

"Pioneer amplifier" is not unique nor revealing. Integrated amplifer? Power amp? Tape Loops available? Pre-Outs? What's involved as a preamp?

The key thing to know is that any amplifier channels driving 901's must not drive other speakers as the Active EQ severely modifies the Line Level source input. If the EQ (or any sound processor) is used in a Tape Loop on a modern multichannel digital-audio-capable AVR, ONLY 2-channel analog sources will function when the Tape Loop is engaged; and all downstream speakers will be affected by the processing. That's par for the AVR course.

Bose 901 use in multichannel applications (which I have) will require access to Pre-Amp outputs for the chosen channels (likely the Front) and you will need to get a separate amp for the 901's, placing the EQ in series with the chosen amplifier. I currently drive mine with a Carver MT-200T.

Sep 20, 2011 | Bose 901 EQ1915 Home Equalizer

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I have recently aquired bose 520b acoutimass panray base module. can this be connected and work with my 2 pairs of bose 901's.i use pioneer SPEC 1 & SPEC 4{ power amp/pre amp}


Don't you mean "502B"?

Specs:
http://pro.bose.com/pdf/pro/brochures/panaray_502_b/b_panaray_502.pdf

http://pro.bose.com/ProController?url=/pro/products/panaray/panaray502b.jsp

http://pro.bose.com/pdf/pro/manuals/panaray_502_b/ig_panaray_502b.pdf

Why do they call the SPEC-1 a PREamp when it seems to be an INTEGRATED AMP with speaker outputs and all?

http://sportsbil.com/stereo/spec/

I'm going to assume one of the numbered, presumably volume-controlled outputs (1,2) goes to the 901 Active Equalizer and on to the SPEC-4.

The OTHER numbered output could feed the missing Panaray Digital Controller and then, presumably, another amp but like many a 901 owner I've heard of, you COULD skip that part for the 502b and hook them to the unmodifed amps available in the SPEC-1 and see how it works out.

Jul 19, 2011 | Bose Audio Players & Recorders

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I have an old integrated amplifier and an old BSR EQ-3000 stereo frequency equalizer. i just bought a used bose 901 speaker set. how do i hook-up the bose 901 equalizer in this system?


Hook the signal source to the equalizer input and the equalizer output signal to one of the signal inputs on your amp. This is one way, but this way only one signal source will go through the equalizer (unless it has several signal inputs and a source selector switch).

The other way (inserting the equalizer between the preamp and the main amp) is:

If your amp has RCA connectors on the back named "preamp out" (or similar) and "power amp in" (or similar) that have slugs connecting them, remove the slugs, hook the "preamp out" signals from the amplifier unit to the signal inputs on the equalizer and outputs from the equalizer to the "power amp in" inputs on the amplifier.

Basically, what you do is that you insert the equalizer between the preamplifier section and the power amp section of the integrated amplifier so that you can still select the signal source without having to switch any signal cables (however, i can't say if your amp has got this type of "slug" connection feature between the preamp and the power amp on the rear panel, so i'm not sure which way you'll have to hook it up).

Hope you can make it work the way you want.

regards

Triarcuate

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Bose 901 and Tube amp


Yes! When the Bose ~Steve901 first came out that was the amplifier of choice -like the McIntosh classic amps. The 901s have their own equalizer as that speaker system is a phased-array, 

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Onkyo tx sr 705 & bose 901


No. Active Equalization is required for the 901's and not to be used with any non-901 speakers.

Sep 13, 2008 | Bose 901 VI Main / Stereo Speaker

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Is it possible to to have a home theatre with Denon AVR 3600


one option that may yield results, since the bose connection to equalizer is presently not possible is to set the speaker out put on the denon for 'small' on all but the front speakers.
and then set the delay for all speakers based on the distance to the amp.
this should result in better audio that that with the bose eq.
will work on the issue of using the eq. with the denon if you like. but, you will likely not improve on the sound with the denon set up correctly.
good luck
mark

Dec 17, 2007 | Bose 901 VI Main / Stereo Speaker

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Bose 901 v1 adding a amplifier


You may connect an additional amplifier to the Rec Out or Line Out from your existing receiver.
Please note the Bose 901 equalizer can be used to connect to one amplifier only.

Do let me know if you have any further questions.

Nov 28, 2007 | Bose 901 VI Main / Stereo Speaker

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