Bose Soundbar Universal Remote

Bose Soundbar Universal Remote
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The Bose Soundbar Universal Remote controls just about everything. If you can connect it to your TV, you can most likely control it with this remote. So say goodbye to your cluttered coffee table and trying to figure out which remote goes with which device—all you need is this one. Included with the Bose Soundbar 700. Optional accessory for the Bose Soundbar 500.

Light the way
We want you to have the best possible experience and be able to enjoy entertainment in seconds. And thanks to ingenious contextual backlighting, you can. The Bose Universal Soundbar Remote only shows you buttons relevant to the task at hand. Whether you’re listening to music or watching TV, the remote automatically adjusts itself to light up the buttons you need at that very moment. That way, you never have to go searching for the right buttons again.

Looks good. Feels better.
You know quality when you see it, so ditch the scientific calculator look, because this is a remote that you’ll be proud to display. Designed to be sleek with a premium aluminium accent and seamless elastomer keypad that’s soft to the touch, so not only is it beautiful to the eye, it feels great in your hand, too.
All Product Details
Brand Bose
Product Type Universal Remote
Model 809945-0010
Manufacturers 12 Months
Bose Soundbar Universal Remote is rated 2.2 out of 5 by 69.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works great for my soundbar 500! I purchased the Bose universal remote for my Bose Soundbar 500 as that remote was very limiting. I was very skeptical due to all of the negative reviews but I took a chance. I have a 2019 Samsung 6 series 4k tv and an Apple 4k tv plus a Xbox One X. The remote paired to all of the devices and works very well with all of them. I would have given this a 4.5 stars. The reason for the deduction is the backlight does not stay on long. Since this remote is setup via the app you should be able to control how long the backlighting stays on. Hopefully there could be an update for that otherwise I personally like the extra weight of the remote and the feel and look.
Date published: 2019-05-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bose designers failed The folks who designed this clearly failed to watch people of all generations use this. The lighted keys are nice but the back lights are on for microseconds. Or you need to shake it and read it concurrently. I looked for a setting to increase the time that they are backlit. Nope. The buttons don’t give a lot of tactile feedback like other remotes. And you have to learn some new icons. Wish they could provide this capability over a Smartphone app. Why not add an IR transmitter to the sound bar so it could operate Bluetooth from remote to sound bar, then IR from sound bar to TV and cable box
Date published: 2018-11-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from An Insult to the Word Universal Remote - Painfull Been a Bose User and Fan for over 20+ Years, this remote is an insult to the word Universal Remote and to the Bose Name Purchased the 700 Soundbar system and this remote came with it, Why would you design a Remote thats bulky, heavy and absolutely useless, the Apple TV's remote does a phenomenal job as compared to this remote, it does injustice to your still a good product the Soundbar 700 Is Innovation dead at Bose, have you stopped testing your products before you release them to market ? Do yourselves a favor and dump this remote and build one as sleek as the Apple Remote with a touch interface, no wonder everyone is eating into your market while you continue to become complacent
Date published: 2018-10-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dissapointed! Bought this remote so I can discard all the others, easy to set-up but it's very "glitchy". Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. I've had to revert back to using my original remotes. Waste of money! The backlights stay on wayyyyyy to short which is annoying.
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lights dont stay on long enough Such a shame, this is such a premium remote but the fact that the timing of the back lights can’t be adjusted makes it unusable. They claim it stays on for three seconds, but I can assure you it is not nearly long enough and will drive you absolutely nuts.
Date published: 2019-06-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bose Soundbar Remote -- Not good This remote is difficult to use for a variety of reasons. The buttons do not stay lit long enough for the operator to identify which button they should push -- especially during the long learning curve. Also, the amount of pressure to apply in order to get a button to respond varies from moment to moment. You can push the right arrow hard and it won't respond, so you push it again and it jumps to the right three times -- very frustrating. It makes navigating menus and alphabet pads impossible. Also, the remote did not come with an instructions -- other than the instructions on how to pair it. I'm still experimenting to try and figure out what the icons on the remote stand for. Bose needs to re-engineer this remote and let me know when it does.
Date published: 2019-03-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Do not buy this remote I bought this remote along with the Bose 700 sound bar and sub woofer and find the device to be hard to operate with one hand since there are no buttons I cannot feel the correct buttons to press while watching a movie or the TV and have to look at the device every time I need to interract with the system and the light doesn't stay on long enough to find the correct buttons to press even with the lights on or sunlight beaming in through windows .Very dissatisfied . Would like to purchase a different remote if compatible.
Date published: 2019-02-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from At least it looks nice This remote came with the Bose 700 soundbar. It paired with my devices just fine but after 1 month, the direction pad (up, down, left, right) will move 2 spaces instead of 1 while navigating menus. Sometimes it moves 1 space like it’s suppose to but it’s pretty much guaranteed the next move will be 2 spaces. This causes the remote to be useless for anything except controlling the soundbar volume. I’ve tried resynching the remote and replacing the batteries.
Date published: 2019-11-17
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