Bose Soundbar 700 - Connecting Active Subwoofer

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Bose Soundbar 700 - Connecting Active Subwoofer

Does anyone know if you have the ability to hook up a non-Bose, non-wireless, active subwoofer to the soundbar 700? Have the Bose bass module but it is just not powerful enough for me and would like to be able to use my Polk sub. Thanks!
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Re: Bose Soundbar 700 - Connecting Active Subwoofer

Honest, technical answer is no.  Even if you decided to run it through an external amp/receiver, that would cause a delay and sound latency would really get ugly.

 

My only suggestion is buying a second compatible Bose sub if you really need more bass.

 

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Sik

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Re: Bose Soundbar 700 - Connecting Active Subwoofer

Honest, technical answer is no.  Even if you decided to run it through an external amp/receiver, that would cause a delay and sound latency would really get ugly.

 

My only suggestion is buying a second compatible Bose sub if you really need more bass.

 

2-cents

 

Sik

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Re: Bose Soundbar 700 - Connecting Active Subwoofer

Thanks for the response! Figured as much.

I currently have the Bass Module 500 after going back and forth between that and spending the extra $300 on the Bass Module 700. Any thoughts on purchasing another 500 and placing it on the other side of the TV vs. returning the 500 and upgrading to the 700?
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Re: Bose Soundbar 700 - Connecting Active Subwoofer

I currently use the Soundbar 700, with the Bass Module 700.  Listening to the Soundbar 500 w/the Bass Module 500, I found that there was more thump with the 700 series.  When I was in the store testing the sound, customers standing beside me all came to the same conclusion.  It was no contest.  Smiley Happy

 

So, if you can upgrade both pieces to the 700 series.  (if you can)

 

Sik

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Re: Bose Soundbar 700 - Connecting Active Subwoofer

Thanks! I already have the soundbar 700 but decided to cost cut a bit and get the cheaper bass module. I think I’ll go ahead and return the 500 and upgrade to the bass module 700. Thanks for the advice!