Solid cabinet good performance long lasting modest price
30 July 2013
Summary: I bought the 201 series IV in 2001 with a Sony 10" powered subwoofer, Panasonic ceter and rear surround speakers, a 500 watt JVC 5.1 receiver that was comlinked to a JVC DVD player. These worked fine for a 20' by 15' room. I recently upgraded to a Yamaha 560 watt 7.1 surround and demoted the 201 series IV to the center surrounds with Polk TSI 400 as the mains and they perform well in that aspect. The 201 series IV is a solid performer for a modest price.
This is a great product, and yes I would recommend to a friend.
11 February 2013
Summary: I purchesed the Bose 201 Series IV for my rear surround speakers in my family room. I wanted to upgrade from an older pair of Infinity, that had seen there beter days. I really like the Bose better, they have better highs and mids than the older Infinitys had. I am very pleased with these.
Summary: The Bose speakers are replacing the Peavy speakers in our church worship center. They have brought the qulity of the music ministry to the next level. the speakers are rated for 100 watts and 8 ohms. We do not need to push the volume during worship as we have in the past with the Bose 201's. We are in the process of finding 2-4 more pairs for our fellowship hall. Everyone really enjoys the crisp clear sound from the Bose over the Peavy speakers they replaced.
Summary: These speakers produce incredable sound. In a small space set up correctly in the company of a center channel and cubes this system is great. These speakers are worth every penny. I wish I had looked at this system first. I would have saved a lot of money. As with most things, you get what you pay for.
Summary: I added this set of speakers to an existing sound system and really love the result. I would recommend these speakers to anyone looking for quality sound at a reasonable price. I have Bose outdoor speakers also and love them, and also Bose ipod sound dock. Haven't found a Bose product that doesn't perform above expectations.
Summary: I LIKED THE BOSE FOR THE RANGE OF QUALITY SOUND ANY WHERE IN THE ROOM. AFTER TESTING EVERY KIND OF SPEAKER AND PLACEMENT THEORY I FOUND THE BOSE TO BE THE EASIEST PLACEMENT OF TWO SPEAKERS THAT EVER SOUNDED LIKE THE HUGE SPEAKERS THEY REPLACED. I ALSO NOTICED THE SOUND CARRIED ACROSS A ROOM CLEANER ANY WHERE YOU WALKED LEAVING MY GUESTS AND THE ANXIETY IN THE ROOM TO BE REDUCED BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T HAVE TO TALK OVER THE STEREO TO REACH THE WHOLE ROOM.
Summary: I've had these speakers for almost 20 years and they still sound great!!! I pump them up and generally abuse them because i am just waiting for them to blow---hasn't happened. I don't think any manufacturer would make a consumer product this durable again...you would never need to buy from them again. If you come across an old pair of Bose 201 series II GET THEM!!!