Using your System menu

Using the System menu, the following system settings can be adjusted as needed.


Note: Listening to an audio source while you make audio adjustments can be useful in fine-tuning your selections.

bass compensation: low-frequency reproduction, default is set to normal (0), can vary from -9 to +14

treble compensation: high-frequency reproduction, default is set to normal (0), can vary from -9 to +14


audio processing: "automatic" can be changed to "user adjustable," which allows additional options in the settings list

input levels: analog or digital input from tv, vcr, cbl·sat, or aux, default is set to normal (0), can vary from -6 to +6. allows you to set your device volume levels to be balanced with internal source volumes

adaptiq®: bose® technology that customizes sound to your room. requires supplied headset

expansion protocol: not for use unless it is indicated by a bose technician. only used with legacy bose products

cbl·sat/dvd audio: can be set for tv stereo instead of 5.1 reproduction

dvd audio priority: select the audio input priority for your dvd source

cbl-sat audio priority: select the audio input priority for your cbl·sat source


tv power: the media console can turn your tv on automatically whenever you select a video source

tv power status: the tv sensor can be detected if your tv is on or off. position it behind your tv until "not detected" changes to "tv on"

widescreen tv: tells the media console if you have a widescreen tv

tv video format: allows you to set the video format for a us or european tv

video black level: the intensity of black on screen can be darkened

video resolution: set the resolution of incoming video signals as adjustable or fixed

persistent video: determines if video from dvd, cbl·sat, vcr or aux remains on screen when you switch to an audio source

settings on tv: controls where the settings menu is displayed

Media Center

display brightness: adjusts the brightness level of the display panel

display language: can change from english to one of 8 other languages

coaxial source: assigns the coaxial digital connection to one source

tuner spacing: can change from one standard station spacing for am and fm to a different regional standard

restore settings: reverts all your settings back to the factory defaults

Remote Control

tv brand and code plus device, brand, and code for cbl· sat, vcr, and aux: the choices you make here allow the remote to control each device

tv control: determines which video source is displayed and controlled when tv is selected

remote version: describes your type of remote control. the functionality of these buttons can be changed

ir control: allows some ir remote controls to operate the system


Select "Setup" to access common setup options

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