Bose Rear Speaker Capacitors

Brett Dikeman brett at
Thu Jul 31 20:54:26 EDT 2003

At 2:38 PM -0400 7/31/03, Ingo D. Rautenberg wrote:

>Or send the boards to Brett for repair (if you're still doing them, Brett).

Yes, I'll probably always to the repairs(email me first though so I
can check and make sure I have supplies).  Materials($5/per I think?)
and shipping, plus whatever you feel is fair for the time.  Two
disclaimers- one is that the PCB can be damaged, which is much more
difficult to repair.  I mention a trick in the PDF off my
homepage(hold it up to the light, look through to examine the traces)
but that only works with the caps already removed.  Second is I can't
really test the unit, but if it's still busted(or fails), I'd be
happy to do the repair again free, as long as you pay shipping.

>   But I can't seem to find anything on the capacitors for the rear
>speakers (like how many of each and specs).

They use the same -set- of values, although I think they -might- be
in different quantities or in different positions.  If you're DIYing,
just pay extra attention and check each before removal against my

>As you may recall, Audi wouldn't replace the rear circuit boards on
>the '91 200q20v because they were the soldered-in type rather than
>the snap-in? type.

Hmm, no- if I recall, the amps with the plug-in connection on the PCB
are the only units affected; the soldered units seem to be fine.

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