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Frames Problem with the hardware

I had researched and found that people had the same problem I was having where my Bose Frames stopped working out of nowhere and nothing had occurred to them. I found a thread regarding this detail on this support forum and followed it closely, attempting the troubleshooting of updating the software and all that. However, they did not want to charge or even connect to my computer. Not until I found out that I had to fold the legs and only then would they start charging and connecting to the computer. I updated the software and had a complete charge so I thought it was fixed. But when I went to put them on they stopped working again. I decided to test my theory out and folded the leg that has the power button and turned it on in order to connect to my cellphone. And lo and behold it connected. I played music and went to put them on but once the leg fully extended the device shut down once more. It didn't take much testing to figure out that the problem is that the hardware/circuits in the power leg are messed up and lose their connection once the leg is extended. This is something that can't be fixed by update means and is only possible by sending them somewhere to get fixed. But I don't know where since the support site and everything does not give me any means to contact Bose for this problem. I've entered my frame's serial number so many times its crazy and it alway sends me to a simple troubleshooting page but obviously nothing there will work to fix them since it is the hardware itself that has the problem. I am very disheartened since these are pretty expensive and I would like to have them fixed since I greatly enjoyed them while they worked, but don't see anything that would help me. If anyone has the problem where they stopped working, don't want to turn on or charge it is most likely the same thing that happened to mine. But unless we can send them somewhere to be fixed there is nothing we can do ourselves unless someone wants to risk actually opening them up and trying to fix them by soldering or something. Please, if anyone from Bose reads this, please help myself and so many others with this same issue.

 

Thank you,

-CM

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Re: Frames Problem with the hardware

Hi CM,

 

Welcome to the Community, thanks for posting!
 

It does sound like this is being caused by an issue with the hardware on your Frames, so you will need to organize to have these serviced. You can find the contact information for your local support team, so you can get your Frames booked in for a service, HERE. You will want to select your country/region and then the scroll down to the 'Contact Us' option at the bottom of the page.

 

If you are still having trouble finding the correct contact information, please do let me know what country you are in and I will post a link to the correct details directly for you!

 

I hope this helps!

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Re: Frames Problem with the hardware

Hi! 

I'm actually having the exact same problem as the above, however when I click that link and then my county (Australia) it takes me to a blank page? It has the top and bottom of any other bose website page but nothing on it.

Thanks! 

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Re: Frames Problem with the hardware

Hey HarpPlayer, 

 

Welcome to the Community! Sorry to hear this, if you click this link here it will take you directly to Bose Australia support. 

 

If you are still having issues with the link, please do let us know. 

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