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  • Product: LED TV
  • Model/name: VideoWave III
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Table of Contents

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Safety Information
Please review the important safety information in your VideoWave®
III entertainment system Operating Guide before using your system.
This will help you operate your system properly and safely.
Please complete and retain for your records
Control console serial number (on bottom panel): ____________________________________________________________________________________________
Display panel serial number (under connector cover): _________________________________________________________________________________________
Purchase date: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
We suggest you keep your receipt with this owner’s guide.
Apple, iPhone, iPod, and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
HDMI and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
©2013 Bose Corporation. No part of this work may be reproduced, modified, distributed, or otherwise used without written permission.
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Contents
Introduction
Welcome.................................................................................. 	5
Product Overview.................................................................. 	5
System overview................................................................... 	6
Bose®
click pad remote control overview.......................... 	7
Control frame overview..................................................	8
Click pad overview..........................................................	9
System updates..................................................................... 	10
Registering your product..................................................... 	10
Basic System Operation
Turning the system on/off................................................... 	11
Power saving mode.........................................................	11
Control console system status light ...........................	11
Monitor status light .......................................................	11
Selecting a source................................................................. 	12
Controlling the volume........................................................ 	13
Moving through channels.................................................... 	13
Controlling Your Sources
Control frame overview........................................................ 	14
Selecting source controls.................................................... 	15
Entering channel numbers.................................................. 	16
Interacting with source guides and menus...................... 	18
Special Functions
Changing the image view.................................................... 	20
Video muting.......................................................................... 	20
Using the iPod Source
Playing content from an iPod or iPhone .......................... 	21
Controlling iPod or iPhone................................................... 	21
Control Console Overview
Control console features...................................................... 	22
Using the USB Source
Viewing photos...................................................................... 	23
USB interface.......................................................................... 	23
Photo viewing controls........................................................ 	23
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Contents
Using the Front Analog A/V and HDMI™
Inputs
Connecting to the front analog A/V inputs...................... 	24
Controlling front A/V sources............................................. 	24
Changing Source and System Options
Changing settings................................................................. 	26
Available settings.................................................................. 	26
Exit.....................................................................................	26
Play Bose®
demonstration.............................................	26
Program language...........................................................	26
Channel number..............................................................	27
Video settings..................................................................	27
Motion smoothing..........................................................	28
Restore original settings...............................................	28
Automatic off...................................................................	28
Changing Your System Setup
UNIFY®
system overview...................................................... 	29
Using the UNIFY menu......................................................... 	29
UNIFY system functions....................................................... 	29
Resume initial setup.......................................................	29
Restart initial setup........................................................	29
Language..........................................................................	29
ADAPTiQ®
..........................................................................	29
Play Bose®
demonstration.............................................	29
Source setup....................................................................	30
Add a new device.............................................................	30
Teach mode......................................................................	30
Exit Unify®
.........................................................................	30
Customizing the control frame........................................... 	31
Installing the IR emitter....................................................... 	31
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting table.......................................................... 	34
Pairing the remote control with the console.............	35
Resetting the system.....................................................	35
Performing a system update........................................	35
Contacting customer service........................................	35
Care and Maintenance
Replacing the batteries........................................................ 	36
Cleaning................................................................................... 	36
Cleaning the monitor screen........................................	36
Cleaning the product enclosures.................................	38
Limited warranty................................................................... 	38
Technical information.......................................................... 	38
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Introduction
Welcome
Thank you for choosing the Bose®
VideoWave®
III entertainment
system for your home.
By now, your system should be successfully set up and, after
running the ADAPTiQ®
audio calibration system, the sound
should be calibrated for your room. If these tasks have not
been performed, please refer to the VideoWave III entertainment
system setup guide. If you wish to add another device to your
system, see “Changing Your System Setup” on page 28.
This guide describes your new remote control and shows you
how to operate your system.
Product Overview
The VideoWave®
III entertainment system features an HD
­
monitor, and comes with a control console and a remote control.
Monitor and stand Bose click pad remote
control
Control Console
Note: 	A 30-pin accessory dock (not included) is available from
Bose®
for playing iPod or Phone devices.
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Introduction
System overview
The VideoWave®
entertainment system offers a unique ap-
proach to controlling external devices like a cable set-top box,
Blu-ray Disc™
DVD player, or iPod or iPhone (using a Bose iPod
or iPhone dock accessory, available for purchase from Bose).
The solution relies on a single remote control that is significantly
easier to use than conventional universal remote controls.
The remote itself has only the buttons necessary for basic con-
trol of the system. Controls that are unique to your connected
devices appear on the screen and are accessed by using the
click pad located on the remote control. To select these addi-
tional controls, you touch the click pad, glide your thumb to
the function (or control) you want, and press down on the click
pad itself.
This approach is different and will likely require some getting
used to at the beginning, but we believe it offers benefits that
you will appreciate as you use the system:
•	 Simplified remote control. Only the most basic functions are
located on the remote to make it easy for anyone to operate
the system.
•	 You only see the controls you need. For example, when you
are watching a television program on your cable set-top box
and you touch the click pad, the system activates the control
frame on the screen, presenting only the controls necessary to
operate the set-top box. Or, when you are viewing a DVD, the
system will present only the controls needed to operate the
DVD player.
•	 Your eyes don’t have to leave the screen. When you want
to select a control, instead of looking down at the remote
to find it, you can simply use your thumb to highlight the
control on the screen and select. All without ever looking
away from the screen.
Control
frame
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Introduction
Bose®
click pad remote control overview
Power on/off
Turns the system on/off including
connected devices.
See “Turning the system on/off” on page
11.
Click pad
Displays and selects source and
system functions.
See “Click pad overview” on page 9 and
“Controlling your sources” on page 14.
Volume up/down
Raises (+) or lowers (–) the system volume.
See “Controlling the volume” on page 13.
Mute/unmute
Suspends or restores the system audio.
See “Controlling the volume” on page 13.
Source selection
Selects connected devices from the
source menu.
See “Selecting source controls” on page 15.
Navigation pad
Provides up, down, left, right movement and
select functions for navigating ­
on-screen
menus and program guides.
See “Interacting with source guides
and menus” on page 17.
Channel up/down
Changes the channel of the selected
program source.
See “” on page 13.
Last channel
Returns the current source to the previous
channel (page 13).
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Introduction
Control frame overview
The control frame consists of functions or controls used by the source you have selected. These replace the buttons on the remote control
that came with the source.
*For more information on using these controls, refer to the owner’s guide that came with the source you have selected to use.
Note: 	The content of the control frame can be modified for each source. See “Customizing the control frame” on page 29.
Additional
controls for
the selected
source*
Source power
on/off control
Additional controls
for the selected
source*
Numbers for entering channel, DVD chapter, music track, or
disc number. See “Entering channel numbers” on page 16.*
Image view control
(page 18)
Playback controls used for sources such as DVR, DVD, CD, and other media devices
Source and system
options menu
(page 24) and Bose
­Demonstration
(page 24)
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Introduction
Click pad overview
1
Touch
Place your thumb on the click pad
to see the control frame.
2
Glide
Glide your thumb along the click
pad to highlight a control.
3
Click
Press down on the click pad to
select the highlighted control.
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Introduction
System updates
The Unify®
intelligent integration system represents the best way
we know how to overcome the challenge of trying to control ex-
ternal sources in a world where there are no consistent industry
standards for such control. We believe that our approach is a
vast improvement over using multiple, complex remote controls.
However, in some cases, the system may be unable to identify
your particular source. For example, there may be times when
you need to perform a system update, because you’ve pur-
chased a new source with its own non-standard remote control.
Fortunately, we’ve made the process easy, and it’s available for
free from Bose. Please see “Performing a system update” on
page 33 for more information.
Registering your product
Registering your product enables you to receive notifications
of system software updates to keep your product performing
optimally.
Please follow the instructions on your product registration card
to register. Failure to register will not affect your limited warranty
rights or your eligibility to obtain system software updates.
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Turning the system on/off
To turn the system on, press the Power
button on the remote control. When
the system starts up, it also automati-
cally turns on your set-top box (cable,
satellite, etc.).
The status indicator on the control
console and on the monitor indicates the
system status.
While the system starts up, the monitor
emits a start-up tone and displays the
Bose®
logo with a progress bar under it.
Power
Notes:
•	 When you turn the system on, it will always select and turn on
your cable or satellite box.
•	 To keep energy consumption to a minimum, the system oper-
ates in a very low power state when it is off. This is why the
system may take several seconds to start.
To turn the system off, including the connected source, press
the Power button on the remote control. The system now op-
erates in power saving mode to conserve energy consumption.
Power saving mode
Power saving mode allows the system to consume only a
­
minimum amount of power.
To switch the system to power saving mode, press and hold
the Power button for 10 seconds or until the control console
­
system status light changes to red or amber, indicating the type
of power saving mode as shown in the following table.
Control console system status indicator
Control console
system status
indicator Status
Off The system is off.
Blinking green Starting up.
Solid green On and ready to use.
Amber
The system is shutting down or charging iPod
or iPhone—the system is off and operating in
power saving mode, but charging iPod or iPhone
(using a Bose iPod or iPhone dock accessory,
available for purchase from Bose).
Monitor status indicator
Monitor status
indicator Status
Blinking green Starting up.
Solid green Video muted (see page 18).
Slow blinking red
Power removed from the monitor, but not the
control console.
Slow blinking red
alternating with
blinking green until
power is restored
System is shutting down in 10 seconds due to an
error. If the problem persists, contact Bose. See
the contact sheet included with your system.
Basic System Operation
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Selecting a source
From the SOURCE menu on your monitor screen, you can select
any of your connected system sources, such as a cable/satel-
lite set-top box, Blu-ray Disc™
player, DVR, DVD, CD player, and
other audio sources.
To select a source:
1.	 Press the Source button on the remote control to display
the SOURCE menu.
The source that you last ­
selected is highlighted.
2.	 Continue pressing the Source button to move the highlight
down the list and select the source you want.
Or,
You can also move the highlight up and down the
list of sources using the Up and Down
navigation buttons. Pressing OK selects the
highlighted source.
Note: 	The items listed in the SOURCE menu depend on the
types of sources you have connected to your system
­during setup.
Source
Satellite
Cable
Blu-ray
Selected
source is
highlighted
Basic System Operation
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Controlling the volume
Press Volume Up + or Down – to raise or lower the volume.
Press Mute to suspend the system audio. Press Mute again to
restore sound.
Volume
Mute
Moving through channels
Press CH Up or CH Down to move up or down one
­channel.
Press Last to move back and forth between two channels.
For instructions on moving to a specific channel number, see
“Entering channel numbers” on page 16.
Channel
Last
Basic System Operation
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Controlling Your Sources
Control frame overview
The control frame consists of functions or controls used by the source you have selected. These replace the buttons on the remote control
that came with the source.
Additional
controls for
the selected
source*
Source power
on/off control
Additional controls
for the selected
source*
Numbers for entering channel, DVD chapter, music track, or
disc number. See “Entering channel numbers” on page 16.*
Image view control
(page 18)
Playback controls used for sources such as DVR, DVD, CD, and other media devices
Source and system
options menu
(page 24) and Bose
­Demonstration
(page 24)
*For more information on using these controls, refer to the owner’s guide that came with the source you have selected to use.
Note: 	The content of the control frame can be modified for each source. See “Customizing the control frame” on page 29.
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Controlling Your Sources
Selecting source controls
1.	 Place your thumb anywhere on the click pad to activate the
control frame, which provides on-screen controls for the
source you are using.
Note: 	When the control frame is activated, the picture is resized
to fit within the control frame.
2.	 Glide your thumb along the click pad to highlight the control
you want.
3.	 Press down on the click pad to select the highlighted
control.
Control frame
Highlighted function
­
corresponds with your
thumb position on the
click pad
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Controlling Your Sources
Entering channel numbers
The numbers along the top of the control frame appear for any
source that uses a keypad on an infrared (IR) remote control.
Although these controls are primarily used for entering channel
numbers for a set-top box, you can use them to select chapter
numbers for a DVD player or track numbers for a CD player.
When you enter a number, it appears in a queue on the screen.
The number of digits the queue can hold is set at the factory to
a maximum of 3 digits. If your set-top box requires a different
number of digits for channel numbers, you can change this in
the Options menu (page 24). For example, if you need to enter
channel numbers as high as 9999, you will need to change the
number of digits to 4. If your set-top box only goes up to ­
channel
99, then you should set the number of digits to 2.
To enter a channel number:
1.	 Using the click pad remote control, select the first digit of
the channel number.
The channel number queue appears on the screen
containing the first digit.
2.	 Select the remaining digits and add them to the queue.
3.	 After selecting the last digit, wait for the queue to shift the
numbers to the left, indicating that they are being sent to the
source.
Or,
Press the OK remote control button to send the numbers
immediately.
Channel number queue
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Controlling Your Sources
Interacting with source guides
and menus
Many cable boxes, satellite receivers, audio devices, and other
sources have their own menu or program guide. You can access
the guide of a source using the Guide control in the control frame
on the screen. Using the navigation pad on the remote control,
select an item in the menu or guide.
Navigation pad
Provides up, down, left, right movement
and select functions for navigating
on-screen menus and program guides.
OK
Selects the highlighted item in a guide
or menu.
1.	 Select the Guide or Menu control in the control frame.
The selected function appears within the control frame.
Example of a program guide
9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30
002
003
004
005
006
007
Major League Baseball
News
Seinfeld Seinfeld Simpsons Simpsons Everybody...
News
Late Show with David Lette...
Public programming
Animal Planet The Universe The Universe The Universe
Jailbreak Outside...
News
10:00pm to 1:00am:
Major League Baseball
Boston Red Sox at Oakland Athletics
Live
2.	 Lift your thumb off the click pad (the control frame
­
disappears) and use the navigation pad buttons to move
and highlight the on-screen item you want to select.
3.	 Press the OK button to select the item.
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Changing the image view
Select the image view control in the control frame to
display a menu of video formatting choices. On the
remote control, press the left or right navigation
button to highlight your choice. The picture format
will change momentarily after you select a format.
Normal Does not modify the shape of the video
image sent to your TV.
Auto-Wide Tries to make the video image fill the
entire width of your TV screen without
cropping any content.
Stretch 1 Stretches video image evenly from the
center.
Stretch 2 Stretches the edges of the video image
while leaving the center unmodified.
Zoom Enlarges the video image (press the up/
down navigation buttons to move the
video up or down on your screen).
Gray Bars Places vertical gray bars on the left
and right of a standard definition video
image.
Video muting
When you want to enjoy listening to music without being
­
distracted by video, or if you just want to conserve energy,
you can turn off the video screen.
To turn off the video screen, press and hold the remote control
Power button until the picture starts to fade away.
Press and hold
While the screen is blank, the monitor status light is solid green.
To turn on the video screen, press and release the
Power button .
Note: 	When listening to audio sources, the system automatically
enters screen saver mode to conserve energy and prevent
the risk of screen burn-in. Press any button on the click
pad remote control to restore the picture.
Special Functions
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Playing content from an
iPod or iPhone
Your LIFESTYLE®
system can play audio and video from an
iPod or iPhone using the 30-pin accessory dock (not included)
available from Bose.
Your iPod or iPhone menus and content appear on the left side
of your screen as shown in the following example. The “Now
Playing” track appears on the right.
Controlling iPod or iPhone
Use the click pad remote control and the playback controls on
the control frame to operate your iPod.
Remote
control
control
navigation
pad
Up one menu item
(press and hold to scroll quickly)
Down one menu item
(press and hold to scroll quickly)
Up one menu level. If playing video,
pause and return to menu
Down one menu level.
OK Down one menu level.
Onscreen
control
frame
Up one page
Down one page
Play
Pause
Stop
Next track or audio bookmark
Previous track or audio bookmark
Fast forward
Fast rewind
Shuffle mode
Using the iPod Source
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Control console features
1 Control console system status light
Off	������������������������System is off
Blinking green	�����System is starting up
Solid green	����������System is on and ready to use
Amber	������������������System is shutting down, or off and charg-
ing iPod or iPhone (iPod dock available
separately)
2 Front A/V inputs
Used for temporarily connecting an audio/video device such
as a camcorder.
3 Headphones output
Accepts stereo headphones with a 3.5 mm stereo plug.
Volume level is set by the volume controls.
4 Control buttons
Power
on/off
Source
selection
Mute/
unmute
Volume
down
Volume
up
UNIFY®
menu
(page 27)
5 Front USB input
Use for viewing photo files from a USB device such as a
digital camera. Also used for updating system software.
6 Front HDMI input
Use for temporarily connecting an HDMI device such as a
video camera.
6
1 2 3 4 5
Right (R) audio channel (Red)
Left (L) or mono audio channel (White)
Composite video
Control Console Overview
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Viewing photos
Photo files in a .jpg or .jpeg format can be displayed from a USB
flash drive.
Plug the USB flash drive into the USB connector on the front of
the control console. It will not appear in the SOURCE menu until
it is plugged in.
Press the Source button on the remote and select USB. The
USB interface is displayed.
USB interface
When selecting the USB source, folders appear at the top of the
list on the left followed by single image files. Selecting a folder
displays its contents.
Photo viewing controls
Use the click pad remote control and control frame functions to
access and view your photos.
Remote
control
Up one menu item
(press and hold to repeat)
Down one menu item
(press and hold to repeat)
Up one folder level, or exit and return to
browsing folders (if viewing a slideshow)
Down one folder level
OK Down one folder level
(if a folder is highlighted), or
Play slideshow
(if a photo file is highlighted)
On-screen
control
frame
Up nine items
Down nine items
EXIT Exit slideshow and return to browsing
folders
Play slideshow of highlighted folder
Pause slideshow
Exit slideshow and return to browsing
folders
Next image
Previous image
Using the USB Source
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Connecting to the front analog
A/V inputs
On the front of the control console, use the analog A/V and
HDMI inputs to temporarily connect sources such as digital and
video cameras.
1.	 Plug the source into the analog A/V or HDMI connector on
the front of the control console. The source does not appear
in the SOURCE menu until it is plugged in.
2.	 Press the Source button on the remote control and select
A/V (Front) or HDMI (Front).
Controlling front A/V sources
The click pad remote control cannot control a source connected
to the front analog A/V and HDMI inputs. Use the controls on the
source device, or the source device remote control.
Right (R) audio channel (Red)
Left (L) or mono audio channel (White)
Composite video
Analog A/V
For devices that have
composite video and
left/right audio outputs
HDMI
For devices that have
an HDMI output
Using the Front Analog A/V and HDMI™
Inputs
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Changing Source and System Options
This section describes optional settings which affect operation of
the system and some sources that are connected to it.
Although factory settings have been selected to satisfy most system
owners, you can change them if you wish. The instructions on the
next two pages explain how to do this.
If you need help, please call Bose Customer Service. Refer to the list
of contact numbers included with your system.
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Changing settings
The OPTIONS menu allows you to change source-related and
system settings. The items listed in the menu vary according to
the source you have selected.
1.	 Touch the click pad to activate the control frame.
2.	 Select OPTIONS on the lower right side of the control frame
to display the menu.
Here is an example of the OPTIONS menu for an A/V device.
3.	 Using the Up/Down navigation buttons, highlight the option
you want to change.
4.	 Using the Left/Right navigation buttons, change the setting.
5.	 To exit the menu and save the changes, press the OK
­
button, or from the OPTIONS menu, select Exit.
Available settings
The following settings are available on the OPTIONS menu. The
number of options appearing in the menu may differ for each
source. On the menu, a setting with an asterisk (*) indicates a
factory setting.
Exit
Exits the menu and returns to normal viewing. This function
appears at the top and bottom of the menu.
Play Bose®
demonstration
Plays the Bose audio/video demonstration. After completion,
you are returned to the source you were using.
Program language
Selects an alternate audio track, such as a Secondary Audio
Program (SAP), when it is available.
Track 1 (factory setting) 	����Selects track 1
Track 2	�������������������������������Selects track 2
Both Tracks	�����������������������Selects tracks 1 and 2
Not Available	���������������������Automatically selected when no
alternate track is available
Exit
Play Bose Demonstration
Program Language
Select a track for language
Track 1
Channel Number
Control Frame Sounds
Video Settings
Highlighted option
Selected setting
Changing Source and System Options
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Channel number
Turns off the channel number queue, or specifies the maximum
number of digits used for the source you have selected. The size
of the queue should be set to hold the largest number used by
the source.
2 digits	�������������������������������Number sent after 2 digits entered
(00 to 99)
3 digits (factory setting)	�����Number sent after 3 digits entered
(000 to 999)
4 digits	�������������������������������Number sent after 4 digits entered
(0000 to 9999)
Off	��������������������������������������Each digit sent immediately when
selected
Control frame sounds
Provides audible feedback when you glide your thumb along the
click pad or select a highlighted function.
On (factory setting)	�������� Sound accompanies the movement of
your thumb on the click pad
Off	���������������������������������� No click pad sounds
Video settings
Provides video presets for dark, normal, and bright ambient light
conditions.
Dark Room	������������������������Optimized for very dark lighting
conditions
Normal (factory setting)	�����Optimized for most lighting conditions
Bright	���������������������������������Optimized for very bright lighting
conditions
Basic video adjustments
The dark, normal, and bright room video presets have been
optimized at the factory.
Factory setting
Range Dark Normal Bright
Brightness 0 to 100 23 23 23
Contrast 0 to 100 64 64 64
Color 0 to 100 60 62 62
Tint 0 to 100 50 50 50
Video sharpness 1 to 3 2 2 2
Monitor backlight 0 to 10 3 5 8
Color temperature 1 to 3 3 3 3
To adjust a setting:
1.	 Highlight Video Settings on the OPTIONS menu.
2.	 Press and hold the OK button on the remote control to
access the basic video adjustments for the preset.
3.	 Press the Up/Down navigation buttons on the remote
control to select the value you wish to change.
4.	 Press the Left/Right buttons to adjust the value.
5.	 Press OK to return to the OPTIONS menu.
Changing Source and System Options
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Gamma and color adjustments
Note: 	We recommend using a qualified technician to make
Gamma and color adjustments.
Factory setting
Range Dark Normal Bright
Gamma -3 to +3 0 0 0
Red gain	 0 to 100 100 100 100
Green gain 0 to 100 100 100 100
Blue gain 0 to 100 100 100 100
Red cut 0 to 100 0 0 0
Green cut 0 to 100 0 0 0
Blue cut 0 to 100 0 0 0
To make an adjustment on a setting:
1.	 Access the basic video settings as previously explained on
page 25.
2.	 Press and hold OK on the remote control to toggle between
the basic video settings and the Gamma and color settings.
3.	 Use the navigation buttons on the remote control to adjust
a setting.
Motion smoothing
Provides an adjustable control to ensure a smooth and clear
picture for sports and fast-moving action scenes.
None	������������������������������������� No motion smoothing
Low	��������������������������������������� Minimal motion smoothing
Default (factory setting)	�������� Normal motion smoothing
High	�������������������������������������� Maximum motion smoothing
Note: 	Movies appear to be more natural and lifelike when
motion smoothing is on. However, if you prefer to view
films the way the director intended them to be viewed,
you can set motion smoothing to None.
Restore original settings
Returns all settings to factory values.
Automatic off
Determines if the system automatically turns off after 4 hours of
no user interaction (no remote control button presses).
Enabled (factory setting)	������� 4-hour time-out is on
Disabled	������������������������������� 4-hour time-out is off
Changing Source and System Options
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UNIFY®
system overview
The intelligent integration system guides you through the initial
process of setting up and configuring your system. It helps you
to choose the right cables and inputs, and to program the click
pad remote to operate your connected devices.
After completing the initial setup, you can use the Unify system
at any time to change your system setup and configuration.
Using the UNIFY menu
To access the UNIFY system:
1.	 Press the Setup button (page 22) on the front of the
control console to display the UNIFY menu.
2.	 Use the navigation buttons on the remote control to
highlight the function you want.
3.	 Press OK on the remote control to activate the function.
4.	 When you are done, select “Exit UNIFY” at the bottom of the
menu.
Note: 	To exit the UNIFY menu at any time or cancel the function
you started to use, press the Source button on the re-
mote control, or the Setup button on the control console.
UNIFY system functions
Resume initial setup
This function is available only if the initial setup process is not
completed. Selecting this function returns you to initial setup
process at the last completed event.
Restart initial setup
This function is available only if the initial setup process is not
completed. Selecting this starts the initial setup process from
the beginning.
Language
This function allows you to change the language of the on-
screen information.
ADAPTiQ®
Selecting ADAPTiQ runs the audio calibration process that
adjusts the system audio output for the best performance in
your room.
Play Bose®
demonstration
Plays the Bose audio/video demonstration. After completion you
are returned to the Unify menu.
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Source setup
A setup function will appear in the menu for each connected
device using the name assigned to it during the initial setup
process. For example, you might see “Cable Setup,” “Satellite
Setup,” or “DVD Setup.” This function is available only after the
initial setup is completed.
This function allows you to:
•	 Change the name of a connected device
•	 Set up the remote control
•	 Manually enter remote control IR device codes
•	 Customize controls appearing in the control frame
(see “Customizing the control frame” on page 29)
•	 Disable or enable automatic device power on/off
•	 Remove this device
•	 Add or change video or audio connections
Add a new device
This function guides you through the process of connecting a
new device to the system. It will help you to choose the right
cable and input, and to program the click pad remote to operate
the device. This function is available only after the initial setup
is completed.
Update
This function guides you through the process of updating the
software in your VideoWave entertainment system. By using a
computer with an Internet connection, system software updates
from Bose can be downloaded to the USB drive that is included
with your system. Be sure to carefully follow the instructions
displayed on the VideoWave monitor.
Teach mode
This function shows you how to program a third-party learning
remote to control your VideoWave system. When in this mode,
the VideoWave system transmits an infrared (IR) code for each
button pressed on the click pad remote control. The third-party
remote learns how to control your system by recording these
codes. Follow the instructions displayed on the VideoWave
monitor. To exit this mode, press the Setup button on the control
console. This function is available only after the initial setup is
completed.
Exit Unify®
Closes the menu and returns you to the last source selected.
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Customizing the control frame
This function allows you to choose which controls you want to
see in the control frame for each source.
1.	 In the UNIFY®
menu, select setup function for the source
you want to customize.
2.	 In the right-hand column, select Customize Control Frame.
The customizing menu will be displayed (see the example
below).
Selected device setup
Save - Saves the current settings
Cancel - Cancels changes made
Reset - Restores factory settings
Number of
controls you
selected
Total number of controls you
can place on the left and right
sides of the control frame
Controls counter:
Selected
control
3.	 Using the navigation pad on the click pad remote control,
select or remove controls for the selected device:
•	 Press or to move across columns.
•	 Press and to select items in a column.
•	 Press OK to add or remove the check mark next to the
control. A check mark in the box adds the control to the
control frame.
4.	 Select Save to save the current settings.
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Installing the IR emitter
In order to control external sources like a set-top box or DVD
player, the control console is designed to transmit infrared (IR)
signals to them. In some cases, the sources may not reliably
receive these signals, resulting in inconsistent control. If this
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occurs, please install the included IR emitter cable for one, two,
or three sources according to the following instructions.
1.	 Insert the plug on the IR emitter cable into the IR connector
on the control console.
2.	 Place each emitter head so the flat side is against the front
panel of each source.
3.	 Using the supplied adhesive pad, attach the emitter head to
the source.
Note: 	You may need to change the position of each IR emitter
head to obtain reliable control of connected sources.
IR emitter
heads
External
source
IR
IR emitter
cable
Changing Your System Setup
External
source
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Controlling the system using a
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third-party remote control
A third-party remote control, such as your set-top box remote
control, can be programmed to control your VideoWave®
III
entertainment system.
Referring to the owner’s guide for your set-top box remote
control, follow the instructions for programming the remote
control to control a TV. When it is time to enter a device code,
enter “0000.”
Once programmed, the third-party remote control should
control basic functions such as power on/off, volume, and
source input selection.
Third-party
remote control
function
VideoWave system
function
TV power on/off
TV input
TV volume/mute
Changing Your System Setup
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Problem What to do
The system is not responding
to initial operation of the click
pad remote control
•	 Make sure the control console is turned on. Refer to the control console system status light states on page 11.
•	 Press any remote control key and watch the control console system status light on the control console. It should blink
with each press. If not, see “Care and Maintenance” on page 36.
•	 Make sure the remote control batteries are installed correctly or replace them if they need replacement. (see page
37).
•	 Reset the system. See “Resetting the system” on page 33.
The Bose remote control
does not control a device
I connected to the control
console
•	 Try setting up the device again. Press the Setup button on the control console. Select the device options and follow
the on screen instructions to set up the device again.
•	 Your system may need a software update. See page 33.
•	 Install the IR emitter. “Installing the IR emitter” on page 30.
System doesn’t do anything •	 Make sure the monitor and the power supply are fully plugged into a live AC (mains) outlet.
•	 Select a connected device from the SOURCE menu (refer to “Selecting a source” on page 12).
•	 Pair the remote control. See “Pairing the remote control with the console” on page 33.
•	 Reset the system. See “Resetting the system” on page 33.
No sound •	 Increase the volume.
•	 Check the input connections on the control console. Make sure you have selected the right source.
•	 Make sure the source you have selected is turned on.
•	 If using a coaxial or optical audio connection, make sure you have not made both types of connections to the same
input on the control console.
•	 Make sure the monitor cable is firmly plugged into the A/V OUT to Monitor connector on the control console and the
other end is firmly seated into the connector on the monitor. Refer to the setup guide for details.
•	 Reset the system. See “Resetting the system” on page 33.
Intermittent audio dropouts
heard on a coaxial digital
audio input
•	 Use the composite video cable included with your system for this coaxial digital audio connection. Refer to “Source
setup” on page 28.
The quality of the video ­
image
is not what I prefer
•	 Use the OPTIONS menu to make adjustments. Refer to “Restore original settings” on page 26.
I hear a loud hum or buzz
coming from certain sources
•	 Try connecting the system to a different AC (mains) outlet.
•	 Contact Bose®
Customer Service to determine if and how other electrical devices in the room may be creating
­
unwanted signals, and to obtain possible remedies.
Note: 	When listening to audio sources like an iPod, the system automatically enters screen saver mode in order to prevent the risk of
screen burn-in. Press any button on the click pad remote control to restore the picture.
Troubleshooting
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Troubleshooting
Pairing the remote control with the console
1.	 Hold the remote control close to the control console.
2.	 Press and hold both the Mute button on the control con-
sole and the OK button on the remote control at the same
time for five seconds. The control console system status
light blinks when pairing is complete.
3.	 Press any remote control button and verify that the control
console system status light on the control console blinks
with each button press.
Resetting the system
1.	 Press and hold the Power button on the control console
for five seconds, or until the color of the control console
system status light goes off.
2.	 Release the Power button and the system restarts. When
the control console system status light changes from blink-
ing green to solid green, the system is on and ready to use.
3.	 If you still cannot operate the system using the remote con-
trol, please follow the steps in “Pairing the remote control
with the console” on this page.
Performing a system update
System software updates from Bose can be installed by follow-
ing these instructions:
1.	 Press the Setup button on the front of the control console to
display the UNIFY®
menu.
2.	 Using the remote control navigation buttons, select
“Update.”
3.	 Follow the instructions on the screen.
Contacting customer service
For additional help in solving problems, contact Bose®
Customer
Service. See the address sheet included in the box.
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Replacing the batteries
When the remote control batteries need replacing, a low-battery
message appears on the monitor. When replacing the batteries,
be sure to replace both of the batteries with new batteries.
1.	 Remove the battery compartment cover and remove the old
batteries.
Battery compartment cover
2.	 Install two new AAA (IEC-LR3) 1.5V batteries, matching the
polarity markings (+ and –) to the markings inside the battery
compartment.
AAA (IEC-LR3 batteries (2)
3.	 Slide the battery cover back into place.
Cleaning
Be sure to adhere to the following instructions for cleaning the
outside surfaces of the product, especially the monitor screen.
Cleaning the monitor screen
Before you start cleaning the screen, make sure you have the
recommended cleaning cloths and solutions.
Recommended cleaning cloths
A double-sided micro fiber cloth is recommended for cleaning
the monitor screen. These are extremely soft, non-abrasive, and
non-electrostatic. Be sure to remove any tags from the cloth
before using it on the screen. The tags are usually a different
material that may scratch surfaces of the screen.
Recommended cleaning solutions
Use a cleaning solution specifically made for cleaning LCD
screens. You can find these cleaning solutions where electronic
products are sold.
CAUTIONS:
•	 Use only cleaning solutions made specifically for cleaning
monitors and monitor screens. Cleaning products not made
for monitors can scratch the LCD screen or strip off the finish.
•	 DO NOT USE cleaning solutions that contain Acetone,
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Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA), Ethyl Alcohol, Ethyl Acid, Ammonia,
or Methyl Chloride.
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WARNING: To avoid the risk of electric shock, make sure your
hands are dry before unplugging your system from, or plugging
your system into, an electrical outlet.
CAUTIONS:
•	 When you clean your monitor, do not press down on the LCD
screen. Pressing down on the screen can scratch or damage
the display.
•	 Do not use paper towels or abrasive pads to clean the monitor.
Using these materials can scratch your LCD screen.
•	 Do not spray any liquids directly onto the monitor screen or
cabinet. Spraying liquids directly onto the screen or cabinet
can cause damage. Always apply the cleaning solution to a
micro fiber cleaning cloth first.
For a light cleaning
1.	 Turn the system off and disconnect the monitor power cord
from the wall receptacle.
2.	 Using as little pressure as possible, gently wipe the surface
of the monitor screen using a clean and dry micro fiber
cloth.
Cleaning tough marks and smudges
1.	 Turn the system off and disconnect the monitor power cord
from the wall receptacle.
2.	 Spray a small amount of a non-abrasive cleaner on a micro
fiber cloth.
3.	 Using as little pressure as possible, gently wipe the surface
of the monitor screen.
4.	 Wait until the monitor is completely dry before plugging it in
and starting the system up again.
Cleaning the product enclosures
•	 Wipe the product enclosures using ONLY a soft, dry cloth.
•	 DO NOT use any solvents, chemicals, or sprays other than
those specifically made for cleaning LCD screens.
•	 DO NOT allow liquids to spill or objects to drop into any
openings.
•	 DO NOT blow compressed air into or vacuum ventilation
openings.
Care and Maintenance
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Limited warranty
Your VideoWave®
III entertainment system is covered by a limited
warranty. See your product registration card for details. Please
be sure to fill out the information section on the card and mail it
to Bose. Failure to do so will not affect your limited warranty.
To obtain limited warranty service:
Contact Bose or your authorized Bose dealer.
Technical information
Remote control
Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Range: 33 ft. (10 m)
Control console power supply rating
AC input: 100-240V 50-60Hz, 1.0A (1.0A)
DC output: 12V 35W Max.
Monitor rating
AC input: 100-240V 50-60Hz 250W
Licensing information
This product contains one or more free or open source software
programs originating from third parties and distributed as part of
the STLinux software package.
Visit www.stlinux.com/download for further details. This free and
open source software is subject to the terms of the GNU General
Public License, GNU Library/Lesser General Public License, or
other different and/or additional copyright licenses, notices and
disclaimers. To understand your rights under these licenses,
please refer to the specific terms of the licenses, notices, and
disclaimers, which are provided to you in an electronic file,
named “licenses.pdf,” located within the product’s control con-
sole. To read this file, you will need a computer with a USB port
and a software program that can view .pdf files. To download
“licenses.pdf” from your product’s control console:
1.	 Press and hold the Setup button on the front of the control
console to display the System Information screen.
2.	 Insert a USB drive (there should be one included in your
system package) into the USB input on the front of the
control console.
3.	 Press the OK button on the remote control to copy the file to
the USB drive. This download process should be completed
within 30 seconds. You may then remove the USB drive.
4.	 To read the file “licenses.pdf,” plug the USB drive into a
computer with a USB port, navigate to the USB root direc-
tory, and open “licenses.pdf” with a software program that
can view .pdf files.
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To receive a copy of the source code for the open source soft-
ware programs included in this product, please mail your written
request to: Licensing Manager, Mailstop 6A2, Bose Corporation,
The Mountain, Framingham, MA 01701-9168. Bose Corporation
will distribute such source code to you on a disc for a charge
covering the cost of performing such distribution, such as the
cost of media, shipping, and handling. All of the above refer-
enced licenses, notices, and disclaimers are reproduced and
available with such source code. This offer is valid for a period
of three (3) years following the date of distribution of this product
by Bose Corporation.
Product data logger
The VideoWave®
system features a product data logger that is
designed to help Bose better understand product usage and
performance over time. The product data logger records certain
technical data and usage history, including but not limited to
volume levels, on/off data, user settings, source inputs, tem-
perature and power output, and setup data. We may use this
data to provide you with better service and support on your
VideoWave system and to improve product design in the future.
Special equipment is required to read the data stored by the
product data logger and such data can only be retrieved by Bose
if your VideoWave system is returned to Bose for service or as
returned merchandise. The product data logger does not collect
any personally identifiable information about you and does not
record title, genre or other information about the media content
you access while using your VideoWave system.
Care and Maintenance
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Framingham, MA 01701-9168 USA
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