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 Lifestyle® SoundTouch® 525 entertainment system
Retail Price: HK$24,000
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 Lifestyle® SoundTouch® 525 entertainment system

Immersive sound for TV and wireless music

Our classic 5.1 home theater system just keeps getting better. The Lifestyle® 525 system combines advanced surround sound technologies with simplicity, versatility and elegance. Five Direct/Reflecting® speakers deliver real surround sound to every seat in the room, while the Acoustimass® module provides impactful bass. And besides enlivening TV, movies, sports and video games, this system is also a powerful music machine. It lets you easily enjoy wireless music when connected to your existing home Wi-Fi® network or Bluetooth® devices.
  • Dynamic surround sound from five Direct/Reflecting® speakers, customized to your room for a consistent, high-quality performance
  • Advanced control console ensures all your components work easily as a single system
  • Wirelessly play music services like Spotify and Pandora, Internet radio stations and your stored music library
  • Guided setup and simplified use with easy-to-follow onscreen messages
  • Easily connect and control up to 6 HD video/music sources; video upscaling to 1080p

Easy to set up

Unify® technology lets you easily connect and control up to 6 HD and music sources, such as a Blu-ray Disc™ player or cable box. And the four HDMI™ inputs on the control console ensure high-quality multichannel audio from these sources—usually delivering more natural dynamic range and low-frequency effects than the audio signal direct from your TV.

Easy to use

Unify technology also simplifies programming your Bose universal RF remote to control your Lifestyle® system and most anything attached to it. During setup, the Unify system identifies each connected component and automatically teaches the Bose remote to control it. It even works when you hide the console or components away behind the doors of your entertainment center. Plus, you'll view system information on the Bose remote's LCD screen.

Exploring music with SoundTouch®

With SoundTouch®, you can discover and enjoy music more effortlessly than ever before. Wirelessly stream millions of songs through Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio™ and Deezer, as well as Internet radio stations and your own music library. A powerful app lets you control your music from anywhere in the house with your phone or tablet. And six easily programmable presets let you play your favorite music from the app or the included universal RF remote.

The Lifestyle® SoundTouch® 525 system is also part of an entire family of wireless products. They all work together to play the same music in every room, or different music in different rooms.

Real, dramatic surround sound

You'll experience riveting surround sound for everything you watch. This system features Direct/Reflecting® speakers, redesigned with a slimmer profile so they better match flat-panel TVs. With precisely angled transducers inside the speaker, the output is something you'd expect from speakers many times their size. That performance is complemented by an Acoustimass module that can be placed in a corner or out of view. Exclusive technology in the module helps provide the emotional intensity you feel at the theater or in a concert hall. Even hidden out of sight, its impact can't be missed.

Sound designed for your room

Your room is unique, with size, shape, textures and other elements affecting the sound you hear. The ADAPTiQ® system was developed to analyse your room and then adjust the Lifestyle® system's sound for a consistent, high-quality performance.

More features

  • 3D video compatibility enables your system to automatically display 3D video when connected to the appropriate 3D source(s) and a 3D TV.
  • Automatic video upscaling ensures movies and sports use the highest resolution capabilities of your display—up to 1080p over HDMI®.
  • Universal radio frequency remote works through surfaces so you can hide the console and components
 

Dimensions

Dimensions

Control console

Height: 3 in (7.62 cm)

Width: 16.16 in (42.16 cm)

Depth: 9.3 in (23.62 cm)

Weight: 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)

Direct/Reflecting® Series II peakers

Height: 7.5 in (18.95 cm)

Width: 3.3 in (8.32 cm)

Depth: 3.3 in (8.49 cm)

Weight: 2.22 lbs (1.00 kg)

Center speaker

Height: 3.4 in (8.7 cm)

Width: 7.3 in (18.68 cm)

Depth: 3.3 in (8.27 cm)

Weight: 2.28 lbs (1.03 kg)

Acoustimass® module

Height: 13 in (33 cm)

Width: 8 in (20.6 cm)

Depth: 21.63 in (54.9 cm)

Weight: 26.22 lbs (11.9 kg)

Remote control

Height: 9.4 in (23.8 cm)

Width: 2.2 in (5.6 cm)

Depth: 1.1 in (2.8 cm)

Weight: .42 lbs (.19 kg)

SoundTouch™ wireless adapter

Height: 2 in (5 cm)

Width: 9.4 in (23.9 cm)

Depth: 2.5 in (6.4 cm)

Weight: 0.75 lbs (0.34 kg)

Inputs/outputs

Console rear panel

3 HDMI® inputs

2 high-definition component
A/V inputs

1 USB input


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Console front panel

1 HDMI input

1 analog input

1 analog A/V input

1 headphone jack

SoundTouch™ wireless adapter

AC power

Ethernet port

USB input


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Additional details

Power supply:

Dual voltage 100 – 240

Total shipping weight:

70.84 lbs (32.13 kg)

 

 


In the box

Included items

  • Control console
  • Acoustimass module
  • 4 Direct/Reflecting speakers
  • Horizontal center channel speaker
  • Universal RF remote control with 4 AA batteries
  • SoundTouch™ wireless adapter
  • Front speaker cables (20')
  • Rear speaker cables (50')
  • Acoustimass module power cord (8')
  • HDMI® cable (6')
  • Power supply (5')
  • AC Power cord
  • Audio input cable
  • IR emitter cable
  • Stereo audio cable
  • AM Antenna
  • FM Antenna
  • USB flash drive (for system updating only)

Manuals

Owner's guideInstallation guide

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FAQs

No. The system includes a control console with abundant inputs/outputs and an FM/AM tuner.
Yes. You can plug in these devices and others into the system's AUX input using a 3.5 mm cable.
Yes, this system can decode both Dolby TrueHD and uncompressed multi-channel PCM.
You can connect a variety of HD video and music sources, such as a 3D Blu-ray Disc™ player, DVD player, cable box, gaming console, Apple TV, Roku player and many more. If the device has HDMI® or analog connectors, this system can integrate it to give you a great audio-visual experience. The system is designed to be flexible—with 6 HD inputs and a remote code database that can be updated—so you can connect most any source you want, now and in the future.
No, this system is not compatible with 4K TVs. If you are looking for a 5.1 system that is compatible with 4K video, see the CineMate® 520 home theater system. However, Lifestyle® systems do have full 3D compatibility to ensure you see content as intended with your 3D TV and connected sources.
The adapter lets you stream your favorite music, such as Internet radio, your music library and popular music services, using your home Wi-Fi® network.