Introducing the uMusic Your 3•2•1 GSX DVD home entertainment system includes the new uMusic intelligent playback system – a breakthrough Bose technology that makes it possible to store and enjoy your CD collection. What can you do with this system? •...
525 or 625 progressive scan picture problems, it is recommended that the user switch the connection to the “standard definition” output. If there are questions regarding our TV set compatibility with this model 525p and 625p DVD player, please contact our customer service center.
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Carefully unpack your system. Save all packing materials, which provide the safest way to transport your system. Check to be sure your system includes the parts shown in Figure 1. If any part of the system appears damaged, do not attempt to use it. Notify Bose or your authorized Bose sheet included in the carton.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Selecting locations for your 3•2•1 GSX system components Use the following guidelines and Figure 2 to choose locations and positions for the components of your 3•2•1 GSX home entertainment system. Note: While these guidelines are offered to help provide great system performance, you may find other placement choices that are more convenient and provide the sound you enjoy.
You can obtain additional rubber feet (PN 178321) from Bose Customer Service. To contact Bose, refer to the list of offices included in the product carton. Note: The speakers can be mounted on Bose brackets, table stands, or floor stands. For ordering information, refer to “Accessories”...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Positioning the Acoustimass • Place the module at the same end of the room as the TV and the speakers (Figure 4). • Keep the module at least 3 feet (1 meter) away from the TV to prevent the module from interfering with the TV screen.
Speaker cable-to- Acoustimass module connection Acoustimass module cable Note: If additional audio cables or longer cables are needed to make these connections, contact Bose ® Customer Service. Refer to the list of offices included in the product carton. Français Svenska Nederlands Español...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano 2. At the other end of the speaker cable, separate the left and right speaker cords as much as necessary to reach each speaker (Figure 8). Figure 8 Separating left and right speaker cords 3.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ETUP Connecting the supplied antennas The rear panel of the media center provides jacks for the AM and FM antennas included with your system (Figure 10). Unwind the wires for each antenna to provide the best reception. Note: An outdoor antenna may be used in place of the supplied indoor antennas.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Connecting your TV to the media center If you want to use the 3•2•1 GSX system with both a TV and a VCR, skip this section and go to “Connecting your TV and VCR to the media center” on page 16. Making audio connections Note: If your TV does not have audio output jacks, see “Option B: TV (NO audio output jacks) + VCR + media center”...
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ETUP Connecting your TV and VCR to the media center There are two options for connecting your TV and VCR to the media center. • Option A: TV with audio output jacks+VCR • Option B: TV without audio output jacks+VCR Before proceeding, check your TV for audio output jacks.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Option B: TV (NO audio output jacks) + VCR + media center If your TV does not have audio output jacks, you will need to feed audio to the 3•2•1 GSX home entertainment system through a secondary source, such as a VCR.
TV video input used for that device. To view the onscreen menus of the 3•2•1 GSX system, you will need to switch back to the TV’s component video input. Note: For more information, or to purchase the video cables, contact your local electronics store or authorized Bose Nederlands Español Français...
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ETUP Connecting digital audio devices Some audio devices feature a digital audio output for optimum sound performance. Use an optical digital cable or a coaxial digital cable, as appropriate, to connect this output to the digital input on the media center. You can purchase the required cables at a local electronics store.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Figure 17 Advanced setup example: TV, VCR, and cable/satellite For future use only. CBL-SAT S-video CBL-SAT analog audio VCR analog audio Note: For more information on advanced connections, refer to the DVD setup disc that came with your 3•2•1 GSX home entertainment system.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ETUP Connecting a game console Connect the audio output of a game console to the AUX Left and Right input jacks. Connect the video output of the game console to the C (composite) Video IN jack. Figure 18 Game console connections Game console...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Installing the remote control batteries 1. On the back of the remote, slide open the battery compartment (Figure 19). 2. Insert the two supplied AA (IEC-R6) 1.5V batteries, or their equivalent, as shown. Match the plus (+) and minus (–) marked on the batteries with the plus (+) and minus (–) inside the battery compartment.
220-240V rated systems. Note: Bose recommends using a safety agency-approved surge protector on all electronic equipment. Voltage variations and spikes can damage electronic components in any system. A quality suppressor can eliminate the vast majority of failures attributed to surges and may be purchased at electronics stores.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Verifying your system setup Follow these steps when turning on your system for the first time. Be sure to perform step 4 and play the setup DVD. The setup DVD can help you verify that you set up your system cor- rectly for proper sound performance.
® intelligent playback system play mode. • Selects the built-in CD/DVD player and turns on the system. • Selects the built-in tuner and turns on the system to the previously selected FM/AM station. • Switches between FM and AM when the tuner is selected.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Remote control – cont. Requires special remote settings. See “Setting up your remote to control other audio/video devices” on page 31. Nederlands Español Français Svenska Italiano • When Stored is the selected source, enters the library of stored CD tracks.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ONTROLS AND NDICATORS Remote control – cont. Requires special remote settings. See “Setting up your remote to control other audio/video devices” on page 31. Svenska Français Nederlands Español Français Deutsch Italiano • Raises or lowers the volume of the current source. •...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Remote control – cont. Requires special remote settings. See “Setting up your remote to control other audio/video devices” on page 31. Nederlands Español Français Svenska Italiano In Stored source, selects the uMusic playing stored music.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ONTROLS AND NDICATORS Remote control – cont. Aspect ratio or Teletext On/Off control You will see one of two symbols above the Library button on your remote control. The symbol defines the function. Symbol Recording/Cable or Teletext controls These four buttons will be marked in one of two ways on your remote.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Setting up your remote to control other audio/video devices Your remote can be set up to control other audio/video devices such as a TV, VCR, PVR, or cable/satellite box by entering a device code while in the setup mode. •...
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ONTROLS AND NDICATORS 4. Check that the LED turns off after the code is entered. If the LED blinks, the code is invalid. Try again. 5. Point the remote at your cable/satellite box and press the CBL-SAT On-Off button. If your cable/satellite box does not respond, go back to Step 2 and try other codes.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano To set up the remote to control your cable/satellite box 1. Turn on both the 3•2•1 GSX system and your cable/satellite box. 2. Press and hold CBL-SAT until the remote LED is lit (about five seconds). 3.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano YSTEM ONTROLS AND NDICATORS Verifying an entered device code In case you need to check to see what code the remote is using for a particular device, do the following: 1. Press and hold a source key (TV, CBL-SAT, or AUX) until the remote LED lights (about five seconds).
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Media center The media center has a control panel on the top, a display area to show the current status of the system, and a disc tray that opens on the front of the console. Control panel The media center has six buttons located above the display.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano PERATION Turning your system on and off To turn power on or off: • Point the 3•2•1 remote at the media center and press On/Off. On-Off • Press On/Off on top of the media center. To turn on the system and select a source at the same time: •...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano While playing a DVD video, the media center displays the elapsed play time and chapter number. Figure 23 D V D 0 : 0 6 : 1 1 Sample display for a DVD video C H A P T E R 1 / 1 2 Basic DVD operations...
Svenska Nederlands Italiano PERATION Playing audio CDs 1. On the 3•2•1 remote, press CD•DVD to turn the 3•2•1 GSX system on to the CD/DVD source. Eject 2. On the media center control panel, press Eject to open the disc tray. 3.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Listening to FM/AM radio On the 3•2•1 remote, press FM-AM. If the system is off, the radio will turn on to the most recently selected station. Tuning to a station Use the following controls to tune to a radio station. •...
Svenska Nederlands Italiano PERATION Using the uMusic ® intelligent playback system Before you can play stored music and use the uMusic need to store some CD tracks in your media center. To experience the impact of the uMusic playback system, you should start by storing 10 discs. Note: Your system is designed to store tracks of regular CDs only.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Playing stored music • Press Stored on your remote to select the stored music source and turn on the system, if it is off. The uMusic preset and in the last play mode used. Your media center displays information (Figure 25) about the track that is playing.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano PERATION • Press Stop once to stop playing a selection. Pressing Play will continue the selection from where the track stopped. • Press Stop twice. Pressing Play will start the selection from the beginning of the track. •...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Rating your music When you first start playing your stored music, the uMusic like to hear the most, so the system starts by playing tracks from your entire music library. As you spend time listening to your music and rating each track, the system learns what you like to hear.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano PERATION Deleting stored tracks If there is a track stored in the system that you will never want to play, you can permanently delete it from your stored music collection. 1. Press System on the remote control. 2.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano To name a preset 1. Press System. 2. Select Media Center options (Figure 28). Figure 28 System menu – media center options 3. Select uMusic 4. Choose a preset and press Enter. 5.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano PERATION Using the Playlist Using the Playlist feature, you can create a playlist of songs for a specific purpose, such as a birthday party or holiday gathering. The Playlist can contain as many tracks as you have stored in your media center.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Searching through your music library Using the Library display, you can search through your music collection by genre, artist, album, or track. Finding stored music 1. Press Library. The Music Library display (Figure 29) appears on your TV. Information also appears on the media center display (Figure 30).
This is the information that makes the uMusic intelligent playback system work. Periodically, Bose issues a system update disc to make sure system owners have the most up-to-date music catalog. To receive future updates, be sure to register your system by mailing your completed product registration card to Bose.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Using the settings menus While watching a video or listening to music on your system, you can make quick adjust- ments that will increase your enjoyment of the program. For that purpose, each source you use with this system has its own Settings menu with features appropriate to that source.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING OURCE ETTINGS To make changes in the settings menus Whether you use your TV screen or the media center display to change settings, the same instructions apply. You can use the actions on page 49 to change back to the original (default) settings, too. Do that if you do not like the effect of a change you have made, or accidentally made a change you did not intend.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Stored CD Settings menu To see the Stored CD Settings menu, press Stored on the remote. Then press Settings. Press Exit to remove the menu from the screen. Item FM/AM Settings menu To see the FM/AM Settings menu, press FM•AM on the remote.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING OURCE ETTINGS DVD Settings menu To see the DVD Settings menu, press CD•DVD on the remote while playing a DVD video disc. Then press Settings. Press Exit to remove the menu from the screen. Item Name Movie EQ* Range Compression* On, Off Mono Decoding*...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano TV, CBL•SAT, and AUX Settings menu The settings below affect programs on the TV, even when the source of the program is VCR, CBL/SAT, or AUX. There are no separate setting menus for these sources. Movie EQ, Range Compression and Mono Decoding appear in the menu only if Audio Processing is set to User Adjustable.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING YSTEM Using the System menu Changes to system options are typically made only once. If your system operates as you want it to, there may be no need for any changes. In some cases, however, changes are required to make the system fully compatible with the installation options you have chosen.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Stored CD options Press System on the remote control. A preview of Stored CD features is displayed. Press the down arrow button to move into an active display of submenus. Note: This choice is available from the System menu only when music from at least one CD has been stored in the system.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING YSTEM PTIONS Stored CD Options Settings Genre Rock/Pop, Classical, Jazz, Electronica, World, Latin, Country, Hip Hop/Rap, Vocal Music, Gospel/Religious, Blues, Soundtrack, Folk/Bluegrass, New Age, Reggae, Easy Listening, Children, Spoken/Comedy, Holiday, Other, Unlabeled Album Specific to the CD Artist* Specific to the CD File Artist As*...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Using the Edit Screen The Edit Screen (Figure 37) enables you to change or replace music information provided by the system. It appears when you select a menu item that can be edited from the Stored CD options (page 55) or the Library menu (page 47).
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING YSTEM PTIONS To enter a space between words: Spaces are entered to the right of the last character in the text line. 1. Select Space and press Enter. 2. Select the first character of your next word and press Enter. To enter a capital letter: The first letter of a new line of text is automatically capitalized.
Description Normal low-frequency reproduction. Decreased (–) or increased (+) low-frequency reproduction. Normal high-frequency reproduction. Decreased (–) or increased (+) high-frequency reproduction. Standard Bose ® processing applied. Processing options (Movie EQ, Range Compression, Mono Decoding) available in Source Settings menus. Standard signal level (loudness).
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING YSTEM PTIONS Video options The video options affect the way the picture looks on your TV. Figure 39 Video system options Video Options Settings TV Aspect Ratio Normal [default] Widescreen Widescreen DVDs Unmodified [default] Modified Video Connector Composite + S-Video [default] Component Video Black Level...
Clear ratings ® Bose link Room B [default] Code* C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, or O Restore Settings *Appears only when a Bose Nederlands Español Français Svenska navigate select Description Media center display lights with a mid-range brightness.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING YSTEM PTIONS Remote control options The Remote Control options help you set up your remote to control other audio devices that are connected to your system. Figure 41 Remote Control system options Remote Control Options Settings TV Brand Brand name TV Device Code...
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano DVD Lock options The DVD Lock options allow you to restrict viewing of DVD videos with certain ratings. To activate this feature, you need to set a level of restriction and establish a password in the DVD Lock section of the System menu.
Svenska Nederlands Italiano HANGING YSTEM PTIONS 5. Enter your four-digit password. 6. Using the down ( ) button, scroll down to Lock Discs Rated Above. 7. Press the right arrow ( ) button to see the available settings. 8. Press the up ( ) or down ( ) arrow button to find the rating you want. 9.
English English Dansk Deutsch Español Dansk Français Deutsch Italiano Cleaning Cleaning the media center • Use only a soft, dry cloth to clean the outside surfaces of the media center. • Do not use any sprays near the system. Do not use any solvents, chemicals, or cleaning solutions containing alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives.
Bose also offers cable adapters for use in running speaker cable through walls. For further information or to order the mounting brackets, stands, or cable adapters, contact your Bose dealer or Bose Corporation directly. Refer to the address sheet included in the shipping carton.
• Unplug the Acoustimass module power cord from the outlet for one minute, then reconnect it. This allows the unit to reset itself. After reconnecting the power cord, wait for the message “BOSE 3•2•1” to appear on the media center display. Disc won’t eject •...
CDs. This message appears if this holding area is full. Wait 30 minutes and try again. media center display and it won’t let you store any more CDs Customer service For additional help in solving problems, contact Bose address list included in the carton. Français Svenska Nederlands Español...
Power rating USA/Canada: 120V 60Hz 300W International: 220-240V 50/60Hz 300W Dual voltage: 115/230V 50/60Hz 300W Audio inputs AUX – Left, Right (analog); D (digital) CBL-SAT – L, R (analog); D (digital) TV – L, R (analog); D (digital) Optical – SPDIF digital, mapped to input Audio outputs Acoustimass ®...
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Finding the right device codes Using the right device codes, you can set up your new universal remote to control the video devices you want to use with your speaker system. For the remote setup procedure, see your owner’s guide. To find available codes for a device, search the listing under the appropriate device type heading.