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The Bose
Owner's Guide


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    ® ® The Bose Wave Radio/CD Owner’s Guide...

  • Page 2: Safety Information

    Safety Information WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose the Wave to rain or moisture. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Controlling the system ... 16 Using the radio ... 17 Reading the radio display ... 17 Using the CD player ... 18 Reading the CD display ... 19 Setting the alarms ... 20 Reading the alarm setup displays ... 20 Using the alarms ...

  • Page 4: Before You Begin

    Before you begin Thank you for purchasing the Bose Fourteen years of research by Bose Corporation bring you the benefits of award-winning patented acoustic waveguide speaker technology. Using this technology, a tube efficiently transfers energy from a small loudspeaker to the outside air over a whole range of bass notes.

  • Page 5: Unpacking The Carton, Selecting A Location For Your Wave ® Radio/cd

    Carefully unpack your system. Save all packing materials for possible future use. The original packing materials provide the safest way to transport your Wave product appears damaged, do not attempt to use it. Notify Bose ately (see phone numbers on the inside back cover).

  • Page 6: Installing The Battery

    Setting Up Installing the battery The 9-volt battery maintains clock and alarm settings and operates the Wave backup alarm system for up to 24 hours, during a power loss or while the system is tempo- rarily unplugged. Operating without this battery leaves the memory unprotected, but will not harm the product.

  • Page 7: Connecting The Power Cord, Adjusting The Antennas, Receiving Cable Radio Signals As An Option

    Connecting the power cord 1. Unwind the power cord completely to ensure the best FM reception. The FM antenna is built into the power cord. 2. Plug the power cord into an electric outlet (Figure 3). The display panel lights and the time display begins flashing.

  • Page 8: Setting Up The Remote Control

    Setting Up Setting up the remote control WARNING: Keep the remote control battery away from children. It may cause a fire or chemical burn if mishandled. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat above 212˚F (100˚C), or incinerate. Dispose of used battery promptly. Replace only with a battery of the correct type and model number.

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    Note: Use only a Duracell, Eveready, Maxell, or Toshiba CR2032 or DL2032 lithium battery (available at electronics stores). If you have difficulty finding a replacement battery, contact ® Bose 3. Keeping the remote control face down, insert the new battery into the compartment with the + symbol facing up.

  • Page 10: Connecting Other Components As An Option

    R (right) and L (left) AUX IN jacks. To play your radio or CD player through external speakers, connect powered speakers with an independent volume control to the system’s R (right) and L (left) LINE OUT jacks. Audio cables for these connections are available at electronics stores.

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    (mono) audio output jack. You may need a special adapter (such as a miniplug stereo audio cable) for a TV with a headphone outlet. ® ® Bose Lifestyle Stereo cable with music system male-to-male RCA plugs ® ® Powered speakers...

  • Page 12: Using The Remote Control

    You can use the remote control to operate the most frequently used functions of the radio, CD player, and alarms. Aim the remote control at the display of your Wave Radio/CD. Use the remote buttons in the same way you use the system control panel.

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    Using the radio/CD control panel In addition to controlling the most frequently used functions of the radio, CD player, and alarms, control panel buttons allow you to set the time, alarms, CD mode, and radio presets (Figure 8). Using button combinations on the control panel gives you access to additional special features (such as customizing the display and programming the CD player).

  • Page 14: Reading The Wave Radio/cd Display

    ® Operating Your Wave Radio/CD Reading the Wave Radio/CD display Lights when Alarm 1 is Figure 9 activated, flashes while The Wave Radio/CD display setting Alarm 1, and when Indicates the Alarm 1 or 2 status in setup mode, shows nap timer is on Lights when Alarm 2 is activated, flashes while...

  • Page 15: Setting The Time, Customizing The Display

    Setting the time Function To set the clock - Hold down either Time The time display changes slowly at first, then faster. Release the clock set button to stop. Customizing the display Function To set AM/PM (12 hour) or Military (24 hour) time - With the system off, hold down Alarm Setup and press On/Off to switch between AM/PM (12 hour) and Military (24 hour) time formats.

  • Page 16: Controlling The System

    ® Operating Your Wave Radio/CD Controlling the system Function To turn on/off - Press On/Off once to turn on or off. The system turns on to the last source played. To select a source - Press FM or AM, CD, or AUX. To listen to a component connected to AUX, be sure to turn on the component.

  • Page 17: Using The Radio, Reading The Radio Display

    Using the radio Function To turn the radio on/off - Press On/Off once to turn on or off. The system turns on to the last source played. Or, press FM or AM or any Preset to turn the radio on. To seek a station - Press Track/Tune next strong station.

  • Page 18: Using The Cd Player

    Operating Your Wave Radio/CD Using the CD player Lift the CD door (as shown). Place the CD, label-side up, on the spindle in the CD well. Gently lower the door more than halfway, until it begins to close by itself. Or continue to close it manually if you prefer.

  • Page 19: Reading The Cd Display

    On/Off. To use the CD hold feature - In CD play mode, if you select another source, the CD player holds your place for 10 minutes so you can switch back to CD where you left off. To program a CD - See “Quick Reference to Special Functions” on page 28.

  • Page 20: Setting The Alarms, Reading The Alarm Setup Displays

    ® Operating Your Wave Radio/CD Setting the alarms Note: You can set alarms with the Wave Radio/CD on or off. Function To enter alarm setup mode - Press and release Alarm Setup. The system is now in alarm setup mode. ALARM 1 flashes for 10 seconds. To select which alarm to set - While ALARM 1 is flashing, set alarm time, volume, and alarm sound (tone , radio, or CD), for Alarm 1.

  • Page 21: Using The Alarms

    Using the alarms Function To turn Alarm 1 or Alarm 2 on/off - On the control panel only, press Alarm 1 to activate this alarm; ALARM 1 lights on the display. Press again to deactivate that alarm. Press Alarm 2 to activate this alarm;...

  • Page 22: Technical Information

    Do not spray cleaners directly on the system. Do not allow liquids to spill into any openings on the system. CAUTION: If liquids get into the product, turn the system off. Call Bose soon as possible to arrange for service (see phone numbers on inside back cover).

  • Page 23: Troubleshooting, Warranty Period, Customer Service

    Wave Radio/CD. Please fill out the information section on the card and mail it to Bose. Customer service For additional help in solving problems, contact Bose Product Support. See the inside back cover for Bose Corporation offices and phone numbers. Maintaining Your Wave ®...

  • Page 24: Index

    CD changer 11 CD door 6,18 CD hold 19 CD Mode 13, 15, 20, 28 CD player 4, 10, 12, 13, 18, 19, 28 CD programming 4, 13, 14, 19, 28 CD Stop 18, 20 CD time 15, 23, 28...

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    pause 14, 18, 19, 23, 28 play 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 23, 28 playing time 18, 19 portable tape player 11 power cord 7, 23 power failure 6, 21, 22 power rating 22 powered speakers 10 Pr01 19, 28 PRESET indicator 17 preset number 14, 17 preset station 12, 13, 17...

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  • Page 28: Quick Reference To Special Functions

    Setup hold __________ press To program a CD - You can program up to 32 CD tracks. 1. Place the selected disc in the CD player. CD Stop 2. Press CD Stop I. 3. Hold down Alarm Setup and press CD Stop I. The display shows Pr01 to indicate...

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    USA & Canada Sales Bose Corporation, The Mountain Framingham, MA 01701-9168 1-800-637-8781 USA & Canada Service Bose Corporation, The Mountain Framingham, MA 01701-9168 1-800-637-8781 or 508-879-7330, x63055 European Office Bose B.V., Nijverheidstraat 8 1135 GE Edam, Nederland TEL 0299-390111 FAX 0299-390114...

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    ©2000 Bose Corporation, The Mountain, Framingham, MA 01701-9168 USA 250723 AM Rev.05 JN00209...

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