Summary: There is no need to spend this much money on speakers when you could get a pair of bookshelf speakers for 100 dollars. The sound is not very impressive in these Bose speakers anyways, it's flat and filled with over exagerated bass, which makes the sound muffled. If you think you have to spend even 500 dollars for a great system, then you haven't heard good cheap speakers. Bookshelf speakers paired with a subwoofer is the best cheap speaker option.
After 18 years of use, finally writing a review: Bravo for Bose n Thank you.
John Park, Amazon
23 May 2014
Summary: After wasting a lot of time and money from Onkyo, Electronic, Kamon hardon amps with a variety of speakers for 20 years, I reluctantly refrained myself from large speakers fantasy and purchased Lifestyle system 2000 in 1996 in Singapore (a 220 volt system). I am a musician myself mostly for classics but with pops and jazz, and all genres. The Life system has not disappointed me: with the handy and good remote, it provided me with a good music and I am content with it.
Summary: Was hesitating to buy Bose v 35 system due to price, but it is good value for money. Crystal clear sound and my whole family enjoy's it including our friends who visit us and they intend to buy there own.
Summary: So, I purchased this system used, and believe I saved quite a bit of money doing so. However, my configuration didn't come with the jewel cubes, so my speakers are a little bigger. They are the ones with two speakers per modual. First, Bose AdaptIQ definitely limits certain items from performing correctly. When I first unpacked and set everything up, I was amazed by how poor the sound was.
Summary: The V35 on its own is a great product. I have given 5 stars before. This review is about Bose follow-up. I am quite disappointed with Bose with the lack of product updates despite having a USB port for Firmware updates and Iphone dock. 1) Streaming music with SoundTouch™ - this upgrade function is not available for V35 despite it was advertised on V35 page before. 2) After iphone 4/4S, no further docks for iphone 5 onwards. This is ridiculous.
Summary: What else can better match the 3D and HD entertainment of a smart LED TV? Bose Lifestyle V35 does it all perfectly. The ultimate, immersive experience in picture and theatrical audio system right in the comfort of my own living room.
Summary: I moved from a Definitive home theater ( floor standing Mythos plus center and surround , Denon 3210 amplifier etc ...) due to lack of space in my apartment. This is my first experience with Bose and I should say the product is amazing with the very small foot print and installation went so easy thanks to the accurate and complete user friendly manual.
Just can't beat bose for looks and sound combination.
one tider, Amazon
19 August 2013
Summary: Had larger system for years which sounded great but did not like all the space it took up in entertainment center or floor space given to very nice floor standing speakers. After much thought I ordered the bose system. I like watching a few movies and tv shows but love listening to all kinds of music which I do several hours a week. Could not ask for a better quality of sound for my personal taste of music listening and tv viewing.