Another useless Bose innovation?

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  1. Ben_L

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    Bose is coming out w/ a system for musicians, thats suppose to replace PA systems, amps, monitors, and mixers. Not w/ cubes this time, but w/ tall cylinder speakers coupled with some more of their "bass modules".

    This thing is meant for LIVE concerts; its an interesting approach and does solve some problems, but i have no idea how this thing is suppose to fill up a large venue. I can't imagine what electric guitar or drums would sound like through these 7 feet high coffee cans. Any opinions?

    http://www.bose.com/controller;jsess...e=/index_2.jsp
     
  2. Khoa Tran

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    hehe....."L1 Cylindrical Radiator™ loudspeaker The unusual design of this speaker projects sound in a fundamentally different way than conventional speakers. Band members 3 feet away from the speaker are not blasted and fans 50 feet away can still enjoy the nuances of the music."

    Dr. Bose don't you mean the speakers are only imaginary?
     
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    I wonder if Herbie Hancock will be roped in to sell these like he did the Model One.



    I would love to see Metallica get a hold of these things and see what they are capible of doing...........................



    What a Joke
     
  5. JamesCB

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    What is metallica going to do with these? Stick them in each others buttholes? Maybe they can come up with a new album that way. Recording the sounds they make as they beat each other off.
     
  6. Vince Maskeeper

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    I dont think metallica is the target market
     
  7. Mark Sherman

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    OK OK fine that wasnt the best band to say. Still what the F%$^ is bose Thinking.
     
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    bose marketing is amazing. many people have come into bb asking me about bose...asking me if they're the best, etc.

    i try to be as objective as possible, but still ... i wish i had that kind of hype behind me.
     
  9. Tim Hoover

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    I have a practical consideration: Won't these so-called "cylindrical-radiating" speakers exacerbate the already difficult-to-control feedback problems that live vocalists face?
     
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    Scott, I think you underestimate the power of VideoStage 5 [​IMG]
     
  12. Seth--L

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    So will they cost more than the wave radio?
     
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  14. Grant B

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    But will they have a cool commerical where their speaker stick turns into a
    STACK OF FREAKIN MARSHALL AMPS THAT TURN UP TO 11!!!

    Excuse me will I vomit
     
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    Bose marketing....

    There's a commercial playing on the radio in the Boston area touting their HT system. Painful to listen to but the worst is the following line:

    "Popular Mechanics called it life-like and..." and blah, blah.

    I don't know about you guys but when I think of looking for a serious recommendation for speakers, I immediately think Popular Mechanics! [​IMG]

    Worst part of all, I live about 15 minutes down the road from their main headquarters. Imitates Haley Joel Osment "I see Bose speakers".
     
  17. Ben_L

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    its only $1699.99 for the tower , or $1,999.98 for tower&bassmodule. To put it into perspective, that's about the same price as buying a top-end Marshall head w/ 4x12spkr cabinet.

    They have these Bose systems at alot of the Guitar Centers. Anyone demoed them yet?
     
  18. Andy Anderson

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    Just like at Zombo.com, you can do ANYTHING with VideoStage 5. The unattainable is UNKNOWN with VideoStage 5. Welcome to VideoStage 5.
    [​IMG]
     
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    OMG... I just wet myself with that zombo.com link.
     
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