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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, customised to your room for a consistent, high-quality performance
  • Wirelessly play music services like Spotify and Deezer, Internet radio stations and your stored music library
  • Hideaway control console ensures all your components work easily as a single system
  • 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
  • Bluetooth® technology is built in, so you can stream any music from any Bluetooth® device
Real, dramatic surround sound

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.

Exploring music with SoundTouch

Exploring music with SoundTouch®

With SoundTouch®, you can discover and enjoy music more effortlessly than ever before. Wirelessly stream millions of songs through Spotify 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 favourite 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.

Easy to set upEasy to set up

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

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.

Sound designed for your room

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 analyze 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 delivers resolution up to 1080p over HDMI.
  • Built-in AM/FM radio



Included items

  • Control console
  • Acoustimass module
  • 4 Direct/Reflecting speakers
  • Horizontal center channel speaker
  • Universal RF remote control with 4 AA batteries
  • 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)
  • SoundTouch™ wireless adaptor
  • ADAPTiQ® audio calibration headset


Control console7.62cm42.16cm23.62cm3.4kg
Direct/Reflecting® Series II speakers18.95cm8.32cm8.49cm1kg
Centre speaker8.7cm18.68cm8.27cm1.03kg
Acoustimass® module33cm20.6cm54.9cm11.9kg
SoundTouch™ wireless adapter5cm23.9cm6.4cm0.34kg
Total shipping weight32.2kg


Console rear panel

3 HDMI® inputs
2 high-definition component A/V inputs
1 USB input

Console front panel

1 HDMI input 
1 analog input
1 analog A/V input
1 headphone jack

SoundTouch wireless adaptor

AC power
Ethernet port
USB input


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Do I need a separate receiver with this system?

No. The system includes a media console with abundant inputs/outputs and an AM/FM tuner.

Does the system support high-definition audio found on Blu-ray media?

Yes, this system can decode both Dolby TruHD and uncompressed multi-channel PCM.

How does the SoundTouch™ wireless adapter work?

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.

Is this system compatible with 4K TVs?

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 Bose® SoundTouch® 520 home cinema system. However, Lifestyle® systems do have full 3D compatibility to ensure you see content as intended with your 3D TV and connected sources.

What sources can I connect to my system?

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 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.

Speaker stands and brackets

UB-20 Series II wall ceiling bracket

UB-20 Series II wall/ceiling bracket

NZ  $59.00 (Each)

UFS-20 Series II universal floorstands

UFS-20 Series II universal floorstands

NZ  $289.00 (Pair)

UTS-20 Series II universal table stand

UTS-20 Series II universal table stand

NZ  $69.00 (Each)

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Bose® SlideConnect™ WB-50 wall bracket

NZ  $59.95 (Each)