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Bose VCS-10 Center Speaker
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Created: 02/07/09

Bose VCS-10

Ich habe diese Center-Box gekauft, weil ich seit 13 Jahre das Bose Acoustimass-Stereo-System nutze und der Sound wirklich gut ist.
Jetzt habe ich die gleichen Lautsprecher noch einmal geschenkt bekommen.
Alles was fehlte, war ein passender Center.
Mit dem VCS-10 Center habe ich nun ein super 5.1-Surround-System mit atemberaubenden Klang.
In Verbindung mit dem 50 Zoll-Plasma-Fernseher kommt man sich vor wie im Kino.
Der VCS- liefert die Dialoge ohne Verzerrungen. Ist halt Bose.
Lohnt sich also als Erweiterung zu einem Stereo- oder Quadro-System.
Auch die 22 Euro Zoll haben sich gelohnt. Hatte es mit einkalkuliert, dass das passieren kann.

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Created: 06/28/09

A good receiver is a must.

The Bose VCS-10 center speaker has good clear sound; voices are crisp and clear. But and this is important! you need a good receiver preferably one that allows you to adjust the settings on your various speakers. Stay away from Sony, Panasonic and receivers you pick up at Sears, Target ect. Try a Harmon Kardon, Onkyo, Denon. Also works best when connected to a Bose Acoustimass bass module.

I first tried the Bose Vcs-10 and dual cube Bose speakers on a Sony STR-DG520 5.1 Receiver with 100watts per channel. I bought at Sears. It was bad I thought it was the speakers they sounded flat no rattle whatsoever. But I decided to give them another shot, I had already invested a lot of money on Bose speakers. So I bought a Denon Receiver with 75watts per channel. The difference was like night and day. Even without having calibrated the Audyssey Multi EQ which uses a microphone to determine the distance and size of the speakers. The sound was a lot more powerful clear and crisp.

The Bose Vcs-10 is a good sounding center channel it does lack bass that other speakers have like Polk audio. But it does enhance voices which I believe a center channel should handle best. You want bass that's what subwoofers are for.
All said and done I am happy with the Vcs-10.

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Created: 05/20/10

Perfect condition

I've had the Bose Acoustimass system for 6 years and have been using a 5th cube for the center channel. I purchased a new home theater cabinet for Christmas and decided that the center cube wasn't visually appealing so I purchased the center channel speaker strictly for its appearance. I wasn't expecting the speaker to make much difference in the sound of my system but, when I turned the system on WOW what a difference it made. The surround separation is 50% better and the center channel is much more clear. Well worth the money.

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Created: 12/02/10

Bose VCS-10

When I decided to up the ante with my surround sound system I went out and bought a Denon Home Theater Control Center to compliment my Bose Speaker System. After hooking it up and living with it for awhile, I decided to give the Bose Center Speaker a try. I got it here on ebay for a great price. I continue to play with it, but the one thing that's for sure is that it has added a very rich center (where most of the dialogue comes from). It does ,however, seem to need a little more power as sometimes the dialogue dips below what is coming out of the front side speakers, which is sometimes the soundtrack. This speaker is worth the investment.

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Created: 01/17/09

Bose Double Cube Speakers

I've had my Bose system for 13 years and it has provided superb results with no problems. The double cube speakers produce amazing sound with Dolby 5.1 and their size makes it easy to incorporate them into any room decor. My wife is an interior designer and she really likes them. I finally bought a center speaker (on ebay) and I also bought just one more on ebay to add to my set of three for better surround sound(I was using larger Bose speakers for rears.

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Created: 04/09/12

Vastly improves TV/movie audio when added to a 2.1 stereo/subwoofer system.

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.

We have a wall-mounted, 32" Samsung high-definition TV in the living room of our new house. Originally, it was not connected to a receiver or any other amplification equipment. The picture was excellent; however, my wife also wanted to listen to the music on some of the audio-only channels that were available with our cable subscription. I happened to have a very fine, older-model, Yamaha home theater receiver that we weren't using; so, we purchased a Bose Acoustimass system (2 stereo cube arrays with a passive subwoofer -- but no center speaker).

The stereo sound of the Bose Acoustimass sytem was fantastic, and the music channels sounded great. My wife was ecstatic. However, I noticed that watching TV shows and movies was satisfactory but a center speaker was needed for optimum effect. I contacted Bose Tech Support and asked if an additional cube array connected to the receiver's center channel output would improve the TV/movie audio. The technician responded affirmatively but said the Bose VCS-10 Center Speaker would do an even better job. Unfortunately, he added, Bose no longer makes the VCS-10 Center Speaker; however, the good news was that plenty were available on e-bay.

I found that he was right (although most were going for more than the original $150 price offered by Bose!) Nonetheless, I found one that was in excellent cosmetic and functioning condition (for a little less than $150, including shipping). I connected it the Yamaha receiver/Bose Acoustimass system, and it worked like charm. Now, watching TV shows/movies is pure joy -- about as good as you can get without purchasing a full-blown 5.1 surround sound system. And listening to music is also excellent; although, for audiophile "purists," I'd probably recommend turning off/muting the center channel when listening to stereophonic music without any video.

If you currently have only a 2.1 audio system connected to your TV, the Bose VCS-10 Center Speaker is something you simply must get! A soundbar would also work; however, I don't think it could come close to the Bose Acoustimass + VCS-10 center speaker setup describe above. Get one -- you won't be disappointed!

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Created: 03/03/11

BOSE VCS-10 CENTER SPEAKER

We Have 2 media rooms in our home. I have a Bose acoustimass 16 6.1 powered by an Onkyo TX SR 707in the family room and a Bose 15 series 2 5.1 in our living room powered by a Onkyo TX SR 705...both systems employ the Bose VCS 10 center speakers. They seem to fill the screen and room with sound. The speaker looks nice to boot. I highly recommend this speaker.

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Created: 02/07/11

Clean

The design is perfect, the sound is crisp and life like. This completes a surround, but do not pair it with a Sony, Pioneer or Kenwood receivers, they don't sound that great. Try Harman Kardon or Devon now those receivers do make the Bose system sound crisp, has something to do with the EQ setting.

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Created: 09/07/09

great item in perfect shape, fast economical shipping

the purchase of this bose center channel speaker completes my bose 7.1 surround sound system in my family room. awesome performance at a great price.

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Created: 07/19/09

Bose VCS-10 Center Speaker

Overall this center speaker works better than what I had, which was an older single speaker Sony. It doesn't do much in terms of deep bass sounds you hear from some home theater systems. I have a Subwoofer, but am still disappointed in this regard. I may go ahead and buy an infinty CS and run two of them. Hearing the words when the volume is lower is not that great. I'm having to ramp up the sound for regular talking then crank it back down when heavy action hits.

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