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 SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier
Retail Price: HK$4,680
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 SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier

Pair with your choice of speakers for wireless music

Easily connect the versatile Bose® SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier to your choice of speakers. You’ll experience streaming music with powerful sound anywhere you want it—even outdoors. Enjoy wireless access to millions of songs on Spotify®, Pandora®, iHeartRadio™ and Deezer, along with thousands of Internet radio stations and your stored music library. Personalized presets on the SoundTouch™ controller let you stream your music at the touch of a button. If you have a Wi-Fi® network at home, you’re ready to enjoy your favorite a world of music. And hearing your favorites is as simple as the touch of a preset on your smartphone or tablet.
  • 100W amplifier connects wirelessly to your home Wi-Fi® network
  • Free app transforms your phone or tablet into a powerful remote that keeps you in control of your music, no matter where you are
  • Add more SoundTouch® systems to stream music throughout your home, or different music in different rooms
  • Bluetooth® compatible so you can wirelessly stream any music from any smartphone or tablet

Powerful and versatile

The SoundTouch SA-5 amplifier streams music over your existing home Wi-Fi network, so there’s no extra equipment to buy. And since Bluetooth® connectivity is also built in, you can listen to whatever you want from any smartphone or tablet. The SA-5 amplifier has three aux inputs so you can connect non-streaming sources, such as a CD player. And it can power two pairs of speakers in parallel to provide music to two rooms, or power four speakers in a larger space./p>

Easy to set up, easy to conceal

It’s easy to connect the SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier to your choice of speakers. And, with its compact design, it’s small enough to be easily hidden away on the floor or a shelf. You also can mount it to a wall. Once connected, you’ll enjoy wireless music at the touch of a preset. Anywhere around your home.

Powerful SoundTouch® app

The SoundTouch® app gives you all the control you need to access music on your system. Use it to drag and drop any music source—a favorite Pandora station, a playlist, Internet radio—to your six presets. Now they're just a touch away. But when you want to venture beyond your presets, use the app to stream any song or station directly from a computer, smartphone or tablet. Browse the online musical universe or your own music library to your heart's content. And with more than one SoundTouch® system in the home, you can use the app to play the same music everywhere or play different music in different rooms.

 

Dimensions

Dimensions

SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier

Height: 3 in (7.7 cm)

Width: 7.2 in (18.4 cm)

Depth: 12 in (30.0 cm)

Weight: 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)

Inputs/outputs

AC power

USB connector for setup

Ethernet connector

Speaker outputs

3 AUX input connectors (2 RCA pairs, 1 3.5 mm mini-stereo)


In the box

  • SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier
  • Mounting bracket
  • Mounting hardware
  • AC (mains) power cord
  • USB cable (computer setup only)

Manuals

Owner's guideInstallation guide

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FAQs

Most passive stereo speakers will work with the SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier. These include 151 SE environmental speakers, 251® environmental speakers, Free Space® 51 environmental speakers, 161 speaker system, 201™ Direct/Reflecting® speaker system, 301® Direct/Reflecting speaker system, Acoustimass® 3 Series IV and Acoustimass 5 Series III stereo speaker systems, Virtually Invisible® 591 in-ceiling speakers, Virtually Invisible® 691 in-wall speakers, Virtually Invisible® 791 in-ceiling speakers and Virtually Invisible® 891 in-wall speakers. The Bose 901® speakers are active speakers and therefore will not work with the SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier.
Yes. If using a single pair of speakers, any speaker rated at 4 ohms or higher is compatible. When running two pairs of speakers, we recommend using speakers rated no lower than 8 ohms.
Two speaker connectors allow for the connection of two pairs of speakers in parallel in order to power two rooms or put four speakers in a larger space. All attached speakers will work together as one SoundTouch® zone.
The SA-5 amplifier can power most Bose passive speakers in parallel. These include 251 environmental speakers, Free Space 51 environmental speakers, 161 speaker system, 201 Direct/Reflecting speaker system, Acoustimass 5 stereo speaker system, Virtually Invisible® 591 in-ceiling speakers, Virtually Invisible® 691 in-wall speakers, Virtually Invisible® 791 in-ceiling speakers and Virtually Invisible® 891 in-wall speakers. Bose passive speakers that cannot be powered in parallel include 151 SE environmental speakers, 301 Direct/Reflecting speaker system, Acoustimass 3 stereo speaker system and 901 Direct/Reflecting speaker system.
You control the SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier with the free SoundTouch® app on your smartphone, tablet or computer.
Yes. The SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier has three auxiliary inputs, including two pairs of RCAs and one 3.5 mm mini-stereo jack.
No. The SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifier is neither designed for nor protected from placement that may expose it to rain, condensation, ice, salt water, extreme heat or other weather conditions. It can be used with outdoor speakers, but must be placed inside while the speakers are outside.
The SA-5 should not be placed in a metal wall panel or cabinet and should instead be placed in a non-metal entertainment center, like one made of wood, in order to allow for optimal Wi-Fi® connectivity. If the SA-5 is wired to Ethernet, it may be placed in a metal wall panel or cabinet, as long as the location of the SA-5 is well-ventilated.
Yes. It is possible to install multiple SoundTouch® SA-5 amplifiers in an amplifier rack. Please refer to the Owner’s guide for appropriate spacing.