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Bose® CineMate® GS Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System

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  • 2.1-channel speaker system with premium Gemstone® speakers, improved digital acoustic performance
  • Designed to enhance the audio from your TV and existing video sources
  • Universal remote controls system and most components connected to your TV
  • Simplified setup, with only a few connections to make. Ideal for small- to medium-sized rooms.
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Bose® CineMate® GS Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System + Bose UFS-20 Universal Floor Stands (pair) - Black + Bose UTS-20 Universal Table Stands (each) - Black
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Product Specifications

Brand NameBose
Speaker TypeSatellite
Color NameBlack

Technical Details

  • Brand Name: Bose
  • Model: 320573-1100

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 19.8 x 12.8 inches ; 31.6 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 32 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B002MXWKAG
  • Item model number: 320573-1100
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (201 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,368 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: August 27, 2009

Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Bose® CineMate® GS Series II home theater system

Bose CineMate GS Series II
  • The best CineMate system from Bose delivers dramatic audio for your HDTV and existing video sources
  • Premium Gemstone speakers, the smallest 2.1-channel speakers from Bose
  • Universal remote controls the system and most components connected to your TV
  • Simplified setup, with only a few connections to make

The simplest way to add dramatic Bose home theater performance to your HDTV

Bring your favorite movies, shows, games and music to life with the Bose CineMate GS II system. Two powerful yet compact Gemstone speakers provide wide, immersive sound, while a hideaway Acoustimass module delivers deep notes for a more dramatic home theater experience. Proprietary TrueSpace® technology creates spacious, multichannel sound. The system connects easily to your HDTV, and you can control all your entertainment sources with a programmable universal remote.

Bose Gemstone Speakers
Gemstone speakers are the smallest, most powerful 2.1-channel speakers from Bose.

A small interface module houses the audio input from your TV and displays on/off status for your system. Digital 5.1 decoding provides improved realism from 5.1-encoded DVDs, DBS or HDTV. Combine that with Proprietary Videostage® 5 decoding and post-processing circuitry, and you'll enjoy a high quality, multichannel surround sound experience from almost any source—such as DVDs, stereo CDs and MP3 discs.


Gemstone speakers

The smallest, most powerful 2.1-channel speakers for a CineMate system. Patented Gemstone speaker array design works in concert with TrueSpace digital surround processing circuitry to deliver the exciting depth and resonance of home theater sound.


Acoustimass module

Patented Bose design produces low frequencies for all channels, with no audible distortion. Small size allows you to place it out of the way, so the sound seems to come directly from Gemstone speakers.

Bose Acoustimass Module
The Acoustimass module works in concert with the small speakers to deliver the full range of home theater sound.

Proprietary TrueSpace digital processing circuitry

Delivers a spacious, multichannel sound experience with strong center imaging from just two visible speakers and a hideaway Acoustimass module.

Interface module

Houses two LED indicators and connectors for your audio input. Receives IR commands for speakers, connects directly to your TV and provides on/off information.

Universal infrared remote

Delivers seamless system operation and controls most video components attached to your TV.

Easy system setup

Just four simple connections—eliminates the guesswork of more complex systems.

Bose Cinemate GS Series II interface module
The interface module (front and back views) receives infrared commands for your system. It has connectors for your audio input and connects directly to your TV.
Videostage 5 decoding and post-processing circuitry

Proprietary technology, combined with digital 5.1 decoding, delivers a high quality, multichannel surround sound experience from DVDs, CDs and MP3 discs.

Product Dimensions
CineMate GS II speaker arrays: 2.5 x 5.5 x 4.1 inches ; 1.0 pound
Acoustimass Module: 14.5 x 8.8 x 19.1 inches ; 23.3 pounds
Interface module: 1.1 x 3.3 x 2.2 inches ; 0.99 pounds
Shipping dimensions: 12.88 x 19.63 x 24.25 inches ; 31.58 pounds


Bose Cinemate GS Series II Realistic Sound
The CineMate GS system delivers a level of realism that can't be matched by TV speakers alone.

What's in the box
  • Acoustimass module
  • 2 Gemstone speakers
  • Interface module
  • Universal remote control
  • Power cord (8')
  • Stereo cable (6')
  • Speaker cable (15')
  • Optical cable (6')
  • Setup DVD

Accessories



Bose® UFS-20 Universal Floor Stands -- 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.




Bose® UTS-20 Universal Table Stand -- Cast aluminum; elegant speaker placement on any flat surface. Groove in tubing conceals wire, provides easy access. Height: 7" (17.8 cm). Sold as a single stand.




Bose® UB-20 Wall/Ceiling Bracket -- High quality cast zinc bracket for unobtrusive wall mounting of Bose speakers. Horizontal and vertical adjustment to control sound direction. Sold as a single bracket.

Product Description

The Bose® CineMate® GS II speaker system is the easiest way to enjoy Bose 2.1-channel home theater performance and bring out the full audio potential of your HDTV. Proprietary TrueSpace® technology enables two Gemstone® speakers and an Acoustimass® module to deliver compelling sound for movies, games, sports and more. The system easily connects directly to your TV, avoiding the need to disconnect other sources. And with no rear speakers, there's no wiring to the back of your room. A programmable universal remote control simplifies operation of other connected sources.

A sound upgrade for your home theater needs
The CineMate GS II system represents a quality home theater upgrade to complement your HDTV. Two powerful Gemstone speakers flank your TV and put you in the middle of dramatic home theater sound. You'll experience a level of realism that simply cannot be matched by TV speakers alone.

A hideaway Acoustimass module provides the low frequency effects that make movies and games so compelling. It even includes dedicated bass control. Place the module in a corner or out of view--all the sound seems to come from the compact speakers. Together, the speakers and Acoustimass module provide full depth and clarity for your music, too.

Simplified setup
Setting up a CineMate GS II system is a quick exercise, with only a few wires to connect. It hooks up directly to your TV with minimal-if any-disruption to existing component connections. A small interface module houses your audio input from the TV and displays on/off status for your system. And it's all controlled with a programmable universal remote that works seamlessly with most video components attached to your television.


Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

The sound is very clear and it feel like the music is coming from all over.
Jason Highsmith
She is very pleased with the easy installation, and the very good quality of the sound and is very happy with the product.
E. Leo Stanley
I recommend this to anyone that is looking for a good speaker system with no hassle and great quality sound for your TV.
Christopher Adams

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

513 of 530 people found the following review helpful By CM on December 13, 2009
I did extensive research before purchasing the Bose Cinemate GS II Series; but before I start my review I have a quick comparison to share by comparing a $300 panasonic system to the Bose Cinemate GS II: I previously owned a panasonic 2.1 system with built in up-convert DVD player which recently broke (lasted about a year). Sound quality on the Bose Cinemate GS II is markedly better than the panasonic system! Plus my audio system is not tied to a standard DVD player. I should have bought this first--instead of being $300 behind the curve than if I just bought the Cinemate GS II to begin with. Just though I should share that in case you are trying to justify the cost.

REVIEW--Info I discovered during my research and since owning for 3 months: I listened to the Cinemate II and the Cinemate GS II side by side in the store, both using the Toslink (digital optical audio) connection and also with the Component (analog audio) connection while watching an action scene from Kung Fu Panda in both BluRay and regular DVD. To me, the Cinemate GS II's sound was clearer and also sharper (crisper highs and clearer mids like with voices). The Cinemate II sounded great too (a lot better than the panasonic), but the sounds tended to be more muddled in the mid-to-high range (as compared to the the Cinemate GS II). But for $200 less and if your ears don't mind the difference (or can't tell the difference) then the Cinemate II is the better bargain. Also, the Cinemate GS II has the universal remote, but I don't use it ( I use a logitech Harmony Universal Remote). The Cinemate II remote has volume up/down, mute, and power on/off. The Cinemate GS II remote has quite a bit of features (a lot actually), and it feels good in your hand; but if you really want one, they are available from Bose for $30.95.
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143 of 153 people found the following review helpful By J. Hodges on July 24, 2010
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I know a lot of people like to knock Bose. I've heard "no highs, no lows, must be Bose" and then I turn around and someone else is shouting how Bose only has lows and highs and no mids. I just went through several sound system attempting to find one I like. I wanted something simple and didn't care to have wires running everywhere so I canceled out surround sound. I went through many soundbar type systems and was disappointed to say the least.

I started researching these speakers online and found that the people who bought them liked them but others said they were no good just due to the Bose name. A person on one of the forums mentioned a soundbar system which I had previously returned as being comparable to these speakers yet nearly $500 cheaper. Now having owned both system I can laugh at that statement as there is no comparison.

None of the other systems came anywhere close to sounding as good as these. Crisp highs, loud vocals, rich mids, very deep bass. I have to turn the bass down on this system so things will stop shaking on the walls. You can feel the bass. On the system that these speakers were compared to, I could only hear bass if I had the volume maxed and I had my ear pressed against the subwoofer. Not even joking.

People who haven't owned a Bose system ever, or in the past several years, really need to stop bashing something they know nothing about. I will admit that maybe they are priced a bit high. However, you get a great sounding system and I'm not sure you could do any better at this price. I have heard speaker systems (receiver/speaker/subs) that cost over $1000 not sounding as good as this system.
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162 of 178 people found the following review helpful By B. Kemper on March 13, 2011
Pros: Remarkable sound from Dolby 5.1 sources. Easy to install if you have an optical digital output from your HDTV

Cons: Won't decode any DTS-ES or DTS-HD signal, the latter being the most common for Blueray discs. You must step down DTS sources to PCM, losing most of the 5.1 mix and ALL of the magic this system offers with Dolby-encoded content.

I experienced the Cinemate system at both Best Buy and at the Bose store in our local mall. Best Buy used the Bose propriety demo disk. The Bose store used the Blueray disk of Toy Story 3. What the Bose employees didn't tell me was that they had changed the settings on their BlueRay player output to PCM to allow it to be played by the Cinemate system. Most BlueRay discs are coded in DTS-HD. This system will not play any DTS content.

It took me a while to figure out what the issue was and a call to Bose's tech support confirmed that Cinemate systems do not support any DTS content. They said I would have to step down the output to PCM. I did this and then compared the Balin's Tomb scene from The Fellowship of the Ring using Dolby 5.1 and the DTS-ES choices in the film's menus. The difference was devastating. The Dolby 5.1 sounded rich, with all the proper echo and sound effects. The DTS output sounded flat, had no separation of the sound effects and might as well have been coming out of my TV speakers.

If simply want to get great sound from Cable or Satellite HD content (all broadcast in Dolby 5.1 or less) this is great system. If you want to use the system with a Blueray player, don't buy it.
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