6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars
Bose Solo, 26 Aug 2013
Let's get one thing straight from the off, the Bose Solo isn't a surround sound system or a sound bar, it's a sound enhancer, designed to replace the tiny speakers built inside LCD TV's.
The Bose Solo is more compact than a sound bar, so if space is an issue it's the ideal choice, it's simple to install - just stick it under your telly, connect the power and the optical cable (provided) and switch it on.
I have watched sports, films, music channels and general tv shows and found that the sound it produces is excellent, it fills the room, and I mean fills it with a good balance of highs, mids and lows, the vocal track isn't lost and I don't find the bass too boomy or overpowering as some reviewers have said.
Overall this is a really good product that does exactly what it's supposed to. I understand that it is expensive, Bose is quite a luxury brand and I'm sure cheaper sound bars would do the same job, and in some cases maybe do it better but for a no nonsense, easy to set up, easy to use way of doing justice to the high-def picture on your expensive LCD TV you can't go far wrong.
Easy set up
Compact and tidy
It ain't cheap (hence 4 stars)
No display - it would be nice to have a visible volume number
The sound can't be adjusted to suit personal taste but in truth you shouldn't have to.