Bose Acoustimass 6 Series III (black) comparison

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Bose Acoustimass 6 Series III (black)

Bose Acoustimass 6 Series III (black)
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Energy Take Classic 5.1

Energy Take Classic 5.1
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Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 (black)

Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 (black)
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Pioneer SP-SB23W

Pioneer SP-SB23W
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BlueAnt Q2 Smart Bluetooth Headset

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Price $699 at 2 stores $379 to $398 at 2 stores $329 to $499 at 3 stores $396 to $399 at 3 stores $36 to $74 at 3 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.3 (4.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 6 reviews 4.0 stars out of 28 reviews 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews 4.0 stars out of 8 reviews 2.5 stars out of 55 reviews
Release date April 06, 2006 September 15, 2008 December 09, 2009 June 25, 2013 August 06, 2010
The Bottom Line The Bose Acoustimass 6 Series III speaker system delivers a big sound from exceptionally small speakers, but its high price keeps it from being a good value pick. The Energy Take Classic 5.1 is the best budget speaker system we've reviewed, earning our Editors' Choice Award with its outstanding sound quality and exquisite looks. The Boston SoundWare XS 5.1 is an exceptionally compact system and sounds great for its size--although larger systems sound even better. The Pioneer SP-SB23W is the best affordable sound bar if you care about sound quality, with its outstanding sonics making up for some of its design limitations. The BlueAnt Q2 is yet another BlueAnt winner, with new Bing-411 features and fantastic call quality even in windy situations.

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System Components 5 x Speakers
1 x Subwoofer
1 x Center speaker
1 x Subwoofer
1 x Center channel speaker
1 x Subwoofer
1 x Sound bar
1 x Wireless subwoofer
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Connectivity Technology Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Wireless - Bluetooth
Audio Amplifier Integrated
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Microphone Operation Mode Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Mono
Microphone Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Built-in
Input Impedance 4/8 Ohm
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Color Black
High-gloss black
Black
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Sound Output Mode Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Mono
Battery None
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Headphones Form Factor Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable In-ear - Over-the-ear mount
Product Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Headset - Wireless - Bluetooth
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Built-in Decoders Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Dolby Digital
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Speaker System Details 5 x Satellite speaker - 4/8 Ohm
1 x Active subwoofer
4 x Satellite speaker - 100 Watt - 115 - 20000 Hz - 8 Ohm
1 x Center channel speaker - 100 Watt - 110 - 20000 Hz - 8 Ohm
1 x Active subwoofer - 200 Watt - 33 - 150 Hz
5 x Satellite speaker - 150 - 20000 Hz - 8 Ohm
1 x Subwoofer - 100 Watt - 40 - 150 Hz
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Connectivity Technology Wired
Wired
Wired
Wired - Bluetooth
Wireless
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Speaker Type Active subwoofer, passive satellites
Active subwoofer, passive satellites
Active subwoofer, passive satellites
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Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable 5 years warranty
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Recommended Use Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Cellular phone
Product Description Bose Acoustimass 6 Series III - Home theater speaker system
Energy Take Classic 5.1 Home Theater System - Home theater speaker system
Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 - Home theater speaker system
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Packaged Quantity Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 1
Recommended Amplifier Power 10 - 150 Watt
20 - 100 Watt
10 - 100 Watt
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Response Bandwidth Info unavailable 33 - 20000 Hz
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Product Type 5.1-channel Home theater speaker system
5.1-channel Home theater speaker system
5.1-channel Home theater speaker system
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