Lifestyle® 38 DVD home entertainment system
Sold from 2004 – 2006
Care and maintenance
Connecting other products
Expanding your system
Setting up your Bose® product
- Listening to your playlist
- Rating music in a uStation®
- Playing stored music
- Changing music titles and genres
- Naming your playlist
- Naming a uStation®
- Viewing music information onscreen
- Linking or unlinking tracks
- Removing tracks from a playlist
- Clearing your uStation® ratings
- Storing a CD
- Setting up a playlist
- Selecting a uStation® preset
- Deleting stored tracks
- Reserving time for storing
- Choosing music
- Specific uMusic®+ remote buttons
- Types of discs you can store
Most viewed articles
Connecting an audio/video device using the Lifestyle® VS-2 video enhancerLearn how to properly connect audio and video devices to your home theater system. Follow instructions to attach components such as Blu-ray Disc player, DVD player, cable/satellite box, TV and more. more »
Connecting an audio/video device without the Lifestyle® VS-2 video enhancerLearn how to properly connect audio and video devices to your home theater system. Follow instructions to attach components such as DVD player, cable/satellite box, TV and more. more »
Watching a DVDRead these instructions to learn proper operation of your system's built-in DVD player. Discover how to use buttons on your remote and media center control panel to perform various functions, such as play, eject, pause, stop, seek and chapter selection. more »
Storing a CDLearn how to store your favorite music in your system and build a library of CDs you like to hear. Once you've stored some music, you can begin using the uMusic+ intelligent playback system. more »
Setting up a playlistUsing the Bose uMusic+ intelligent playback system, you can create up to nine unique playlists. Learn how to search your library of stored music, select songs and set up playlists. more »
Product guides and manuals
Expansion product guides
- Bose® link AL8 homewide wireless audio link - Owner's guide
- Personal® music center II - Owner's guide
- Lifestyle® SA-2/SA-3 amplifier - Owner's guide
- Lifestyle® VS-2 video enhancer - Quick setup guide
- Lifestyle® VS-2 video enhancer - Owner's guide
- SL2 wireless surround link - Owner's guide
- UFS-20 universal floorstands - Quick setup guide
- UB-20 wall/ceiling bracket - Quick setup guide
- UTS-20 universal table stand - Quick setup guide
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Personal® music center II
Complete, interactive control of your Lifestyle® 48 or 38 system media center, or Lifestyle® V30 or V20 system, plus most commonly attached components. Remote also accesses digitally stored CDs in uMusic®-enabled systems. Slim, elegant design with backlit LCD screen.
Speaker wire adapter kit
Easily connect pre-installed speaker wiring (up to 14 gauge) to a Bose® home theater system. Kit includes 7' home theater speaker cable, speaker plate, cover plate, four mounting screws and instructions.
50-foot Bose® link B connection cable
Required cable for connecting a Wave® music system, 3·2·1® or 3·2·1 GS DVD system (Series II and III) to a Lifestyle® system media center. Bose link compatible to bring Lifestyle® system performance to an additional listening area.
50-foot Bose® link extension cable
Optional 50' cable extends the distance between a Lifestyle® system media center and SA-2 or SA-3 amplifier. Bose link-compatible to bring Lifestyle® system performance to an additional listening area.
Boost FM reception on your home entertainment system with this external dipole FM antenna. Recommended wherever FM signal strength is weak for one or more stations. Plugs directly into antenna input on the back of your system.
Lifestyle® SA-3 amplifier
Enjoy more versatility when expanding your Lifestyle® system to another listening area, indoors or outside. Bose® link compatible. Recommended for speakers designed to fill larger spaces with sound.
UB-20 Series II wall/ceiling bracket
High quality cast zinc bracket, designed to provide unobtrusive wall mounting for Bose® cube speakers. These brackets allow both horizontal and vertical adjustment of speakers, so you can direct the sound where you like. Compatible with all Bose® 2-speaker and 5-speaker home entertainment systems
UTS-20 Series II universal table stand
This cast aluminum stand allows your speaker to be elegantly placed anywhere there's a flat surface. A groove in the tubing conceals the speaker wire while providing quick and easy access. Height: 7 inches (17.8 cm). Compatible with all Bose® 2-speaker and 5-speaker home entertainment systems.
UFS-20 Series II universal floor stands
Slender metal stands elegantly display your speakers while hiding the speaker wires. Designed to optimize listening. Height: 38" (96.5 cm). Compatible with all Bose® 2-speaker and 5-speaker home entertainment systems.
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