Summary: Never buy the lifestyle 48. It is too expensive and comes bundled with lots of maintenance every year. The DVD player never works and refuses to accept even brand new DVD. The Bose Service center is only interested in replacing the DVD lens every time and blames all the failure due to dust.
Summary: I have owned a Lifestyle 12 since 1995, I had a few minor issue which Bose fixed under warranty. It has been user friendly for the entire family no tweaking and plug and play. Well the other day I turned it on and no sound I tried several things and called Bose.
Summary: I bought Bose Lifestyle 48 System over a year ago. Overall video and audio are good, but minor problems include: a) No Blue-Ray capability for DVD's b) Poor synchronization of remotes for peripherals like TV & cable; despite what Bose store reps tell you, you can't control eveything with one push of...
Summary: The Lifestyle 48 system comes packed with features and includes a calibration disk that automatically tunes each speaker and subwoofer that ensures the system is optimally tailored to the room.
Summary: Real crappy unit. DO NOT RECOMMEND TO ANYONE...RIP OFF. Cheaply made and bad warranty service ... took bose months to get in contact with. Wholesale clubs sell it for half the price. Goto Best Buy. Don't let them sucker you into the 24 month payment plan. Real junk.
Summary: The hard disk storage system has a problem for classical music listeners. I was very disappointed to find that it puts a gap (and a click) between every track. Try listening to an opera like this - it is ruined.