Bose Lifestyle 30 5.1 Channel Home Theater System

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  • Great system for the home

    Jun 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Solid quality, excellent range, small size
    Cons: A little pricey

    Summary: The Bose Lifestyle 30 is a very solid home theater system that sounds every bit as good as it looks. Sleek in design and tiny by comparison, the Lifestyle 30 offers a sound quality that far surpasses many of its contemporaries. The speakers are tiny ... read more

  • Revolutionizing & Unbelievable Sound

    Jul 31, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: SUPERIOR SOUND, HIGH QUALITY, Unequal to look-a-likes and almost insulting!
    Cons: Some say MONEY but you will get unbelievable sound just short of the actual movie-theater.

    Summary: Ok, here is the rundown on this baby. I have purchased this unit in 2000 and now I feel my home would not be complete without it. I am a complete audiophile and a student in sound engineering for movies so I know what people expect in a theater system. ... read more

  • Excellent

    Aug 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Size
    Cons: Price

    Summary: Okay. I know there are some of you whom do not like it's mid-range percussion. Or that it's subwoofer isn't really a subwoofer. Nevertheless, when compared to my present system including a Yamaha's active woofer, I find that it is really powerful ... read more

  • Is it really a lifestyle?

    Jan 26, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Aesthetically pleasing, small speaker system, upper bass
    Cons: Much more than you'll actually think.

    Summary: Ok. So you're the average person having those few extra hard earned cash and you wish to upgrade your old Dolby Surround system to something really powerful. Let me tell u something. I've actually listened to this system (so u can include lifestyle ... read more

  • eXtremely happy with the quality

    May 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fantastic fidelity, amazing quality in sound
    Cons: price

    Summary: Regardless what others might say, The IS a reason why Bose is in business. I had an old (3 years) system (Sherwood) which recently died on me. I've been wanting this system for awhile and finally made the investment. Absolutely no regrets. Although ... read more

  • Money best spent on another brand

    Dec 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small, good performance
    Cons: Over-priced, over-rated, not cool!

    Summary: I am often called in to sort out problems with home theater systems. My friends get them and wonder why they don't sound as good as they did at the store. A recent visit to a certain person's house (who shall remain unknown) yielded the the Bose ... read more

  • sweet sound

    Aug 24, 2000 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: every thing
    Cons: none

    Summary: i recently sold my bose life styles to buy a 901 also by bose but i have had the lifestyles 30 for 3 years and never once have had a problem with it the base on it is great no matter how loud you put it there will be no distorsion and the speakers are so ... read more

  • good quality sound from invisible source

    Aug 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good quality sound from invisible source
    Cons: volume level indicator

    Summary: I did do a lot of research before I bought my lifestyle 30. When I bought mine, bose was shipping an onkyo DVD player along with it for only $99. I have read opinions that bose is lousy system and the marketing is excellent. Few realize the convinence, ... read more

  • It sounds great...until you really listen

    Aug 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Low profile, nice remote, Bose Quality
    Cons: Expensive, Can't really do 5.1 Sound or low-mid

    Summary: Before I begin, this review is about the Bose Lifestyle 50 system (for which there is no category). It is the direct successor to the Lifestyle 30 system. Most of what I have to say about the 50 is applicable to the 30, however I only have direct ... read more

  • Bose Lifestyle 50

    Jul 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: New Remote, 5 independent zones
    Cons: You may have to buy more than one remote (they cost $500 CDN)

    Summary: This is a review on the newer home theatre package from Bose. The Lifestyle 50. The LS50 contains many of the same features and the LS30, eg. 5 Jewel Cube speakers, 6 CD changer, Acoustimass Module, etc. The difference between the two is that the LS50 ... read more

  • There's A Cricket Under The Couch!

    Jul 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: unbelievable sound, reliable history
    Cons: PRICE

    Summary: So accustomed to having our Bose system now, we sometimes forget about having it, even though it was a major purchase. Summer is a very busy time for us, and we don't watch alot of television. Enter my mom. She and my dad offered to watch ... read more

  • Great sound Great price

    Feb 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great sound, easy to use
    Cons: none

    Summary: We bought the Bose system because my husband wanted a "home theatre" feel. He researched his options for months before deciding on the Bose system. So far it has been great, very easy to use. We got the speakers in white and it blends very ... read more

  • The lifestyle

    Jan 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: incredible sound ,and rich and powerful bass
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have reviewed the Bose lifestyle 30 and i have found it by far one of the most amazing systems i have ever herd. If you go to the Bose headquarters and ask to heir the Bose lifestyle 30 ,once they turn it on close your eyes and it will feel like your ... read more

  • the Bose Lifestyle 30 is small and sweet

    Jan 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: small, versatile, and powerful
    Cons: the price

    Summary: It's been ten years since my family has purchased a brand new home audio system. We bought a Mitsubishi home audio center, but after years of constant use, it finally started to break down. It was great for its time, but it was also big, huge and ... read more

  • More boom for your buck

    Jan 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, Fantastic sound, Small size
    Cons: Volume control, few CD play options

    Summary: The Bose Lifestyle 30 system has many great attributes. It takes up little space, it is very easy to use, it is simple to set up, and best of all, you get fantastic sound. I bought this product in 3/98 and I have thoroughly enjoyed it ever since. I ... read more

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  • Bose Lifestyle 30

    Aug 10, 2006 by
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    Pros: Jewel Cube speakers look & sound great, and the system is very easy to operate.
    Cons: This system has NO volume indicator.

    Summary: I am quite happy with my Lifestyle 30. It is very compact, and the sound is awesome, especially for its size. Also, this system is very user friendly. There is one thing I don't like and would change instantly if I could. I absolutely HATE the ... read more

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