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Bose 301 Speakers: A Review of the Bose 301-V Stereo Loudspeakers

Nov 7th 2012 at 9:04 PM

If you're an audiophile, then you must have heard about Bose 301 speakers somewhere. You may have heard some people talking about it in a home appliance center, you may have overheard your friends talking about it, or you may have even read it in a forum somewhere online. If you want to know what these speakers really are, this review will help you. The Bose 301-V Stereo Loudspeakers are a sweet set of speakers that you need to know about.

General Description

This set of speakers is composed of two main speakers and rubber feet in the package. That's all you get - no more, no less. This means you have to buy your own speaker wire to connect the set to your component system or home theater set. This can be hassling if you've already gone through a lot of trouble buying these things in stores, but if you know what you need, you can just buy it all at once. However, it's a fact that these speakers are expensive, and buying a separate set of wires would just add to the expense. If you don't have the means to purchase all these, then this model might not be good for you.

But for its price, this is definitely worth every penny. These Bose 301 speakers make listening to music a wonderful experience, and you certainly would love to have these in your living room, bedroom, or entertainment room. The speakers are very compact in relation to their excellent sound quality, but this is exactly what Bose boasts about in their new speaker models. The speakers have the dimensions of 9.75" x 14.25" x 9.75" and weigh 12.5 pounds each. They may not be that light, but they are certainly small enough to keep in a shelf or on a rack along with your other audiovisual equipment.

These speakers don't only feature compactness and great sound, but also aesthetic appeal. You can select from two different colors for this set - light cherry and black. Light cherry is mainly Samsung HT-E6500W wooden in appearance, but the black ones are best for long life and overall good looks. You can certainly mix in these speakers with any other audiovisual equipment you have in your shelves or racks, and they also look good in most home d├ęcor. You don't even have to worry about staining them because of their dark color that stays looking good even after several years of constant abuse.


Bose has completely made these speakers their property because they have equipped them with all trademark technologies that only the company develops. Included in these are features like the Direct/Reflecting speaker technology which is designed to blend reflected and direct sound to produce the effect of natural spaciousness. There are also the Stereo Targeting tweeters which make use of precisely angled 2" proprietary drivers that deliver balanced stereo sound, so you can experience a perfect lifelike listening experience even in a large area. The Stereo Everywhere speaker performance is designed to produce balanced stereo sound even in a large area. The goal of these features is to make listening to music much more satisfying by allowing the sound to be equally distributed in a large area, a feat that many other ordinary speakers cannot perform. Each speaker also houses one rear-firing tweeter of 2" diameter which is incorporated to propel sound from the back and the side of the speaker. The Spatial Dispersion speaker lens, which is another trademark of Bose, creates a smoother high frequency spatial resonance and provides a wider distribution of sound. The long-excursion woofer of 8" diameter found in each speaker delivers clean, powerful low frequencies and balanced sound throughout any enclosed area.

Other Features

Not only is the device equipped with Bose trademark features for sound quality, but also for overall optimal performance. The flared slot port design is exactly engineered to reduce air turbulence that makes sound smoother and crisper in output. The woofer and port construction are specifically designed to complement each other for you to be able to enjoy cleaner and deeper performance even in the lower frequencies, especially at high volumes. The set is also home theater expansion-capable and you can hook it up with other Bose home theater equipment, or even other brands of stereo systems. The speakers also have automatic protection circuitry which prevents drivers from being overdriven by other audiovisual equipment and provides increased reliability while minimizing interference from other appliances.


The excellent features of these Bose 301 speakers make it a real great deal and an excellent addition to your home audio system. If you're looking for an excellent pair of speakers that produces high quality sound, has excellent features, and looks good anywhere you put it, I highly recommend the Bose 301-V Stereo Loudspeakers.

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