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Lifestyle® 535 and 525 systems deliver a powerful surround sound experience for all of your entertainment. You’ll feel the deep low-note performance that puts you in the middle of the action. Connect up to 6 HD video and audio sources—like your 3D Blu-ray Disc™ player, cable box or gaming system—with guided setup. And with exclusive Bose® Unify® technology, everything works easily and seamlessly as a single system.

  • Dynamic surround sound, guided setup and simplified use with easy-to-follow onscreen messages

  • Acoustimass® module delivers powerful low-note performance

  • Easily connect and control up to 6 of your HD video and music sources, with video upscaling to 1080p 

  • Wirelessly stream your favorite music—Internet radio, your music library and services like Deezer, Spotify® and iHeartRadio®

  • Customizes its sound to fit your room for a consistent, high-quality performance

  • Choose your redesigned speakers: Premium Jewel Cube Series II speakers or slightly larger Direct/Reflecting® Series II speakers. Compare »

Connecting your A/V sources to the system is not just easy. It's foolproof

Easy to set up

 The Unify intelligent integration system makes it easy to get your system up and running. It walks you through setup, step by step. As you connect components to the console, the system recommends the best connectors via onscreen messages—and even lets you know you’ve made the right connection.

Easy to use

Unify technology also simplifies programming your Bose universal RF remote to control your Lifestyle® system and most anything attached to it. During setup, the Unify system identifies each connected component, and automatically teaches the Bose remote to control it. It even works when you hide the console or components away behind the doors of your entertainment center. Plus, you'll view system information on the Bose remote's LCD screen.

Streaming music with SoundTouch™

There's a level of versatility with this system you're going to love—and it goes well beyond the thrill of home theater. With SoundTouch™, you can discover and enjoy music more effortlessly than ever before. Wirelessly stream 20,000 Internet radio stations from around the world, songs and playlists from a personal music library, and popular music services like Deezer, Spotify and iHeartRadio using your home Wi-Fi® network. SoundTouch™ is included with all Lifestyle® systems, including the Lifestyle® 135 system, our best-performing soundbar. Your Lifestyle® system works with other SoundTouch™ systems to create a multi-room listening experience. In party mode, these systems work together as one to play music everywhere. Stream different music in different rooms, play the same music in every room or create customized zones.

And once you're set up ...

You'll experience riveting surround sound for everything you watch. These systems feature sleek speakers that have been redesigned with a slimmer profile. They can be mounted flush to the wall with an optional bracket, so they better match flat-panel TVs. With precisely angled transducers inside the speaker, the output is something you'd expect from speakers many times their size. That performance is complemented by an Acoustimass® module that can be placed in a corner or out of view. Exclusive technology in the module helps provide the emotional intensity you feel at the theater or in a concert hall. Even hidden out of sight, its impact can't be missed.

Sound designed for your room

Your room is unique, with size, shape, textures and other elements affecting the sound you hear. The ADAPTiQ® system was developed to analyze your room and then adjust the Lifestyle® system's sound for a consistent, high-quality performance.

More features

  • 3D video compatibility enables your system to automatically display 3D video when connected to the appropriate 3D source(s) and a 3D TV.

  • Automatic video upscaling delivers resolution up to 1080p over HDMI.

  • Proprietary Videostage® 5 decoding and post-processing circuitry, combined with digital 5.1 decoding and DTS®, delivers a high quality, multichannel surround sound experience from practically any source: DVDs, videocassettes, stereo CDs, even older mono TV shows and movies.

Details

Lifestyle® 525 Series III home entertainment system

Lifestyle 525 Series III home entertainment system dimensions

Dimensions

Control console

  • Height: 3 in (7.62 cm)
  • Width: 16.16 in (42.16 cm)
  • Depth: 9.3 in (23.62 cm)
  • Weight: 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)

Direct/Reflecting Series II speakers

  • Height: 7.5 in (18.95 cm)
  • Width: 3.3 in (8.32 cm)
  • Depth: 3.3 in (8.49 cm)
  • Weight: 2.22 lbs (1.00 kg)

Center speaker

  • Height: 3.4 in (8.7 cm)
  • Width: 7.3 in (18.68 cm)
  • Depth: 3.3 in (8.27 cm)
  • Weight: 2.28 lbs (1.03 kg)

Acoustimass module

  • Height: 13 in (33 cm)
  • Width: 8 in (20.6 cm)
  • Depth: 21.63 in (54.9 cm)
  • Weight: 26.22 lbs (11.9 kg)

Remote

  • Height: 9.4 in (23.8 cm)
  • Width: 2.2 in (5.6 cm)
  • Depth: 1.1 in (2.8 cm)
  • Weight: .42 lbs (.19 kg)

SoundTouch™ wireless adapter

  • Height: 2 in (5 cm)
  • Width: 9.4 in (23.9 cm)
  • Depth: 2.5 in (6.4 cm)
  • Weight: 0.75 lbs (0.34 kg)

Inputs/outputs

  • Console rear panel

3 HDMI® inputs

2 high-definition component A/V inputs

1 USB input

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Inputs/outputs

  • Console front panel

1 HDMI input

1 analog input

1 analog A/V input

1 headphone jack

SoundTouch™ wireless adapter

AC power

Ethernet port

USB input

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To find additional views and connection instructions, see the manuals section below.

In the box

Included items

  • Control console
  • Acoustimass module
  • 4 Direct/Reflecting Series II speakers
  • Horizontal center channel speaker
  • Universal RF remote control with 4 AA batteries
  • SoundTouch™ wireless adapter
  • Front speaker cables (20')
  • Rear speaker cables (50')
  • Acoustimass module power cord (8')
  • HDMI® cable (6')
  • Power supply (5')
  • AC Power cord
  • Audio input cable
  • IR emitter cable
  • Stereo audio cable
  • AM Antenna
  • FM Antenna
  • USB flash drive (for system updating only)

Do I need a separate receiver with this system?

No. The system includes a control console with abundant inputs/outputs and an FM/AM tuner.

Does my iPod or iPhone work with this system?

Yes. You can plug in these devices and others into the system's AUX input using a 3.5 mm cable.

Does the system support high-definition audio found on Blu-ray media?

Yes, this system can decode both Dolby TrueHD and uncompressed multi-channel PCM.

What sources can I connect to my system?

You can connect a variety of HD video and music sources, such as a 3D Blu-ray Disc™ player, DVD player, cable box, gaming console, Apple TV, Roku player and many more. If the device has HDMI® or analog connectors, this system can integrate it to give you a great audio-visual experience. The system is designed to be flexible—with 6 HD inputs and a remote code database that can be updated—so you can connect most any source you want, now and in the future.

Is this system compatible with 4K TVs?

No, this system is not compatible with 4K TVs. If you are looking for a 5.1 system that is compatible with 4K video, see the CineMate® 520 home theater system. However, Lifestyle® systems do have full 3D compatibility to ensure you see content as intended with your 3D TV and connected sources.

How does the SoundTouch™ wireless adapter work?

The adapter lets you stream your favorite music, such as Internet radio, your music library and popular music services, using your home Wi-Fi® network.

Stands and brackets

UB-20 Series II wall/ceiling bracket

High quality cast zinc bracket, designed to provide unobtrusive wall mounting for Bose® cube speakers. These brackets allow both horizontal and vertical adjustment of speakers, so you can direct the sound where you like. Sold as a single bracket.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® 5-speaker systems
  • All Acoustimass® speaker systems
  • CineMate® 520 home theater system
  • SoundTouch™ Stereo JC Series II Wi-Fi® music system
  • CineMate® Series II and CineMate® GS Series II digital home theater speaker systems

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UFS-20 Series II universal floorstands

Slender metal stands elegantly display your speakers while hiding the speaker wires. Designed to optimize listening. Height: 38" (96.5 cm). Sold as a pair.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® 5-speaker systems
  • All Acoustimass® speaker systems
  • CineMate® 520 home theater system
  • SoundTouch™ Stereo JC Series II Wi-Fi® music system
  • CineMate® Series II and CineMate® GS Series II digital home theater speaker systems

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Ships within 7-10 business days

UTS-20 Series II universal table stands

This cast aluminum stand allows your speaker to be elegantly placed anywhere there's a flat surface. A groove in the tubing conceals the speaker wire while providing quick and easy access. Height: 7 inches (17.8 cm). Sold as a single stand.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® 5-speaker systems
  • All Acoustimass® speaker systems
  • CineMate® 520 home theater system
  • SoundTouch™ Stereo JC Series II Wi-Fi® music system
  • CineMate® Series II and CineMate® GS Series II digital home theater speaker systems

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Bose® SlideConnect™ WB-50 wall bracket

High-quality steel bracket provides unobtrusive wall-mounting for redesigned Bose cube speakers. Brackets mount flush to the wall, allowing the speakers to reside less than 6mm off the wall. It features an integral connector to simplify the process of connecting the speakers, even with in-wall wiring. Sold as a single bracket.

Compatible with:

  • Lifestyle® 535 and 525 Series III home entertainment systems
  • CineMate® 520 home theater system
  • SoundTouch™ Stereo JC Series II Wi-Fi® music system

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Setup and installation

5.1 home theater installation - 5 wires concealed

Installation of up to five speakers, concealing wires with Bose® professional installation kit. Plus complete product integration of new and existing equipment, testing and demonstrating the system, and more. Services limited to within 100 miles of a Bose store. Installation provided by a Bose Authorized Service Provider.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® surround sound systems;
  • CineMate® 520 home theater system

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Color: No Color

Only available within 100 miles of a Bose store

5.1 home theater installation - 2 wires concealed

Installation of two speakers, concealing wires with Bose® professional installation kit. Plus complete product integration of new and existing equipment, testing and demonstrating the system, and more. Services limited to within 100 miles of a Bose store. Installation provided by a Bose Authorized Service Provider.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® surround sound systems;
  • CineMate® 520 home theater system

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Color: No Color

Only available within 100 miles of a Bose store

5.1 home theater installation - setup

Connect up to five speakers, placing them on existing furniture, speaker stands or brackets (sold separately). Plus complete product integration of new and existing equipment, testing and demonstrating the system, and more. Services limited to within 100 miles of a Bose store. Installation provided by a Bose Authorized Service Provider.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® surround sound systems;
  • CineMate® 520 home theater system

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Color: No Color

Only available within 100 miles of a Bose store

Cables and cords

Belkin® surge protector BV108230-06-BLK

Protect your Bose® products from power surges that can damage their ability to perform. Belkin surge protectors safeguard your equipment by reducing powerline noise and damaging voltage fluctuations.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® systems;
  • All CineMate® systems;
  • Acoustimass® 10 system;
  • Acoustimass® 6 system

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Color: Black

Ships within 3-5 business days

Speaker wire adapter kit

Easily connect pre-installed speaker wiring (up to 14 gauge) to a Bose® home theater system. Kit includes 7’ home theater speaker cable, speaker plate, cover plate, four mounting screws and instructions.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® systems; all Acoustimass® speaker systems

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Color: White

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Belkin® HDMI® 6 ft cable AV10049-06

Connect your home theater equipment using this high-quality Belkin HDMI cable. With bandwidth speeds of up to 10.2Gbps, this cable is designed for home theater enthusiasts who demand the most from their high-end AV equipment. This cable is constructed beyond industry standards to achieve peak performance thus optimizing your entertainment experience.

Compatible with:

  • All Lifestyle® systems;
  • All CineMate® systems

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Color: Black

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Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® adapters

Bose® Bluetooth® Audio adapter

There’s a world of music on your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth device. Now you can listen to it all wirelessly—and powerfully—with the Bose Bluetooth Audio adapter. Simple setup.

Compatible with:

  • All Bose home theater systems, computer speakers and SoundDock® systems that have an AUX input.

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Color: Black

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Remote controls

SoundTouch™ controller

Premium remote control makes accessing your streaming music as enjoyable as listening to it. Use with any one SoundTouch™ system to play a preset, pause or skip a track, control volume and power on/off. The OLED display shows you what playlist or station you’re listening to on your preset. You can also preview the music on your other SoundTouch™ presets. Controller can be placed almost anywhere or mounted to a wall. Powered by four AA batteries.

Compatible with:

  • All SoundTouch™ systems

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Color: Black

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