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This review is from: Bose® SoundDock® 10 digital music system
Pros: Obviously this thing puts out some of the most amazing sound available for a unit of this size. It has great bass, and sounds amazing no matter how high you turn up the volume. The design is very catching, and if you have owned a previous model of the sounddock, you could tell right off the bat that this one was going to blow them out of the water. Its significantly heavier, due to the subwoofer, and the remote is sleek and easy to use.
Cons: I personally bought this sounddock as a use between stereo for my tv, and a stereo for my ipod. I figured with a unit this size, I would not move it around much, and thought it would be great as a better set of speakers for my television. However, the Panasonic tv that I have only has a digital audio output, therefore I was unable to connect the two. I then connected the Sounddock 10 to my Mediacom box, but was unable to use my Sounddock 10 as my stereo for when I used my PS3 for blurays and videogames. If you plan on using this as strictly an Ipod dock, this is the best purchase you can make. However, if you want to get great sound from your Ipod as well as your tv, I would suggest purchasing the Bose CineMate Series II for the same $600 price.
Other Thoughts: I bought the Sounddock 10, tried it for a week and told Bose about my situation, and they suggested the CineMate Series II to me. They actually said the music would sound just as good, if not better, and the movies and television would be far better. They were happy to exchange the two, and seemed very helpful. I do not regret my decision one bit, and I think the CineMate Series II actually sounds significantly better. It is connected by one digital cable, and any HDTV, that I am aware of, has a digital audio output. The Bose website says it takes all of 5 minutes to set up, and they weren't lying. When playing the tv through the Sounddock 10, there was a lot of echo, and it only sounded good when playing music. The digital cable makes a world of difference, and the Cinemate sounds amazing with music or tv/movies.READ FULL REVIEW