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The right-hand speaker does not use a waveguide and is limited to providing mid- and high-frequency sounds. The Wave Music System IV features a dramatic change in design, with a more up-to-date, sleeker design, as well as the addition of dual alarms. I’m not throwing mine away.

awf1-1w This item doesn’t belong on this page. I have owned 6 of these radios and 3 of them had failed displays. If you want to tell the age of a Bose speaker system, you can find this information in a few places.

Bose Wave System – Wikipedia

For as long as a product like the Bose AWRW speaker system is “in production,” new copies of that model are rolling off of the assembly line at a factory.

Feb Wed 17, 2: Also I would recommend starting a new thread, it will be less confusing to people who will want to help.

I broke one today, and fixed it with a small length of phone wire. ALL of the electrolytics except maybe the large uf cap will have to be replaced, including on the equalizer board, and under the shielded area where the 7. I was very careful and only broke one trace, but I did mess up about 4 pads and had to do some “fancy” soldering.


I listen to the radio at night before going to sleep. It has plenty of low end to play pretty much anything from the 70’s and classical sounds especially good on it.

How to Tell the Age of a Bose AWR1-1W System

At the time of its discontinuation, the Acoustic Wave Music System II featured a year-old dated design, as well as a lack of features offered by its smaller siblings. I know they’re electrolytic and their values you posted that – thank you. They lose brightness with continued use, not unlike that of an eye tube. Books Support This Site: Jan Tue 01, But, is there a way to determine if the buzz is coming from the IC and not the caps?

Bose Wave Radio Am/fm Model Awr1-1w Clock/alarm Black

The system could find local radio stations based on one’s zip bosf. I’m going to do the caps and the chip. Retrieved from ” https: One of the downsides is that the radio is always drawing 30W of power when plugged in, even if it has been turned OFF. Ours is a version 2 with 3 AA batteries and the internal antenna. And, I’ve read somewhere that the IC the heat sink is attached to can also fail and cause a buzz.

Awr1-1s never seen such a polarizing radio in my life. Remove the power transformer, and equalizer board from the main board. I started with the 10uf 16v caps, I replaced them with 16v, 35v, or 50v since that is what I had.


Classical on a wave radio is what I go to sleep to. Carefully seperate the black bottom from the remainder of the radio. Pages using Timeline All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links.

Views Read Edit View history. Had to make a run to Fry’s electronics tonight I did not have enough 47uf capsbut I finished recapping the main board and equalizer.

Skip to main content. It uses standard audio cables and charges the iPod while it is docked. May Sat 23, 1: CD, cassette tape, xwr1-1w record storage was located down below.

As it was with boze information on the outside of the box, the most recent year listed in the copyright information will be the year in which your Bose AWRW was made. I would replace them all anyways, if the unit was plugged in for most of its life then it has been running for almost 20 years.

I mark the tops of the caps to make it easier to tell which ones I replace. Stephen Lilley is a freelance writer who hopes to one day make a career writing for film and television.