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Bose 301

“bose 301 series 4 are outstanding.”

Written on: 24/04/2014

Bought a second hand of bose 301 series 4 for £160 and expensive speaker wire and also bought a pair of speaker stands for them to sit on and wired my bose up to a 5.1 LG surround sound system and set it all up.The sound is the best iv ever heard and would recommend these speakers to any one… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“3 Stars!”

Written on: 06/06/2013 by Michel.M (4 reviews written)

I find this product doesn't live up to the expectations of the famous and popular brand name. I purchased two of them for an upgrade on the Sony sound system I had, but it ended up being a down grade. The reason I gave this item 3 stars and not 1 is strictly because I do not know if it "sucks" or my old system was incredible… Read Full Review

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“Bose 301 Series V - can they be bettered?”

Written on: 15/12/2011 by goldenell (1 review written)

These Bose 301 Series V speakers are absolutely fantastic in the mid range. Which was key for me as most speakers I have owned or listened to in this price range struggle in this area. They are fantastic for rock and jazz and only return to being simply very good when playing live recordings (I think I read somewhere the 'direct reflecting' system which is supposed to replicate live music hinders actual live recordings on Bose). I simply cannot understand why people often state Bose is more… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“Out of this world ”

Written on: 28/10/2011

I purchased my 301s second hand (but mint condition) for £200 including wall brackets and connected them to my Arcam Delta 90 amp mainly listening to tape from my Nakamichi Dragon. I also listen to big band music from tape using a Revox B77 Mark 2 deck and radio from a Revox B 261 receiver . Even if I had paid the full price I would be more than happy. I am 85 years old and had any speakers in my time but the 301s are the tops. Wonderful !!!!!.Perhaps I would have liked to listen prior to… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“muddy base and struggling high notes”

Written on: 24/06/2011 by taurus47yp (1 review written)

I bought a pair of 301's Mk 2 from e bay at less than 200 dollars. I was a bit disappointed with their performance - no deep base and the speakers seemed to be struggling with the high notes - i own a pair of studiocraft 220 speakers (made by bose as well) and thought that the 301's would sound better but i was wrong. Ultimately i changed their position and put them in the corner the overall sound improved but im still far from satisfied… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“they sound great, especially for £158 that i payde at...”

Written on: 10/04/2010

they sound great, especially for £158 that i payde at the BOSE Shop, but shame they are being dis-continued, but would recomend buying these straight away, when possible.
using a denon avr-2700 amp
also have use aonky tx-nr807 and sounds brilliant on both amps… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“I have purchased my BOSE 301 series 4 speakers 10...”

Written on: 29/10/2009

I have purchased my BOSE 301 series 4 speakers 10 years back. I faced a strange problem with it. I have purchased it 10 years back. The wooden part came out from the plastic part. I had to pay a huge amount to repair it from BOSE service center. Moreover I felt the sound burst out when I want to play it a bit loud. The wooden part is not strong enough and tronned out. The grill got dirty easily.
It is probably the best speaker for listening classical music. if the bass could be a little bit… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“For the price, these Bose 301 outperform speakers that...”

Written on: 20/06/2009

For the price, these Bose 301 outperform speakers that cost much more. They sound great for classical, Jazz, rock, etc… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“Picked up a pair of Bose 301 series 2 at a garage...”

Written on: 15/02/2009

Picked up a pair of Bose 301 series 2 at a garage sale. Cabinets were shot but the drivers good. Intended to use them for garage listening. Hooked them up to an Aiwa receiver set to "classical " and "hall." Went about garage work when it dawned on me. "Where is this great sound coming from?" Went back and checked and sure enought the label said Bose 301. Have since had cabinets refiinished and bought a second pair of 301's and have moved all inside and am now ejoying some delightful… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“Worth every penny, around £300 and in a range off...”

Written on: 04/11/2008

Worth every penny, around £300 and in a range off colours. My 301 speakers are over twenty years old, apart from having to change the main cones they are still one of the best sounding speakers on the market, the first reviewer must have wired them up to a amstrad amp, his review is nonsence, pubs and clubs the world over dont use them for nothing… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“Sound very good on the Bose 301! Even the bass, which...”

Written on: 22/06/2008

Sound very good on the Bose 301! Even the bass, which others have criticised. Very pleased with them. I like the bose sound, the direct/refelect sound works well. Really does fill the room with sound. No sweet spots! Listen to them before you buy. Let your ears decide.

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Bose 301

“The Bose 301 are alrounders you can make home theatre...”

Written on: 22/04/2008 by prashantwentyfive (1 review written)

The Bose 301 are alrounders you can make home theatre with 2 Pairs of 301 s and for center you can go with bose 161 center speaker. This will be perfect Home Theatre..................Thanks… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“I have a pair of 301 with my Luxman 1000 series for 8...”

Written on: 16/12/2007 by Pakio (1 review written)

I have a pair of 301 with my Luxman 1000 series for 8 years, and I'm happy with them. I have compared with my friends BW 704 which cost 4 times more expensive, and, no one I have met can say which is better. If you think you can, make a try with your eyes blinded… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“I read the first comment and it sounds like its from...”

Written on: 14/06/2007 by Brizmac (1 review written)

I read the first comment and it sounds like its from someone that has a grudge to bare, but they never seem to get around to it. I would ignore it. The 301s are a great intro to a company that the 901s dominate. I have heard these at a friends house and they sold me on Bose. WOW what range. It comes down to attention to detail and a company that puts effort into making great sound and sound engineering a priority, over just putting a knockoff product out to make a buck… Read Full Review

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Bose 301

“These are to avoid. Do not be fooled by their nice...”

Written on: 09/02/2007 by Andr8 (1 review written)

These are to avoid. Do not be fooled by their nice looks. It is a recipe for disaster as you will soon find out, if you waste your time (and money) buying them. Do not be fooled by Bose's Better Sound Through Research - utter nonsense. These are the poorest and terrible sounding speakers I have ever heard. They win this losing contest with flying colors. As you can see, i cannot hide my loathe for these bent wooden boxes. If you are a music lover, you will be very disappointed with… Read Full Review

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406622_Fargo's Response to Andr8's Review

Written on: 03/10/2008

Gee, sounds like some really has an axe to bear with Bose! Come on, they arent THAT bad...especially taking all the other GOOD reviews in mind...but those people probably have some sort of short coming when it comes to sound...
<br/>Great speakers.
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