No doubt, Bose is the leading audio equipment brand, which offers superior performance, and reliability. The Bose 700 soundbar is one of the most sought-after Bose soundbars, which is widely used.
Having poor settings on your soundbar can ruin your entire audio listening experience. If you are one of those people who are looking for the best settings for Bose soundbar 700, then you have landed on the right page.
In this blog post, we have compiled the best settings for Bose soundbar 700, so you can get the best possible audio listening experience.
Enough fluffing, let’s get right into the details and check out the matter.
Best Audio Settings for the Bose Soundbar 700
Nowadays the audio settings on the majority of the soundbars are just awful, and the Bose soundbar 700 is not any different. To enjoy the best possible sound on this soundbar, you have to tune it accordingly.
Thus below, we have compiled a complete guide, in which we have put together IQ settings, as well as settings for different modes including the music, movies & shows.
By following these settings, you can tune the soundbar accordingly, and enjoy the best possible sound, in the best possible manner exactly according to the type of genre.
Best Sound Settings on the Bose Soundbar 700 for Movies & Shows
Adjusting the soundbar for the movies & shows is perfect for people who want to enjoy their movies and shows in the cinema quality. In our sound settings, you will enjoy sound just like you are sitting in a cinema with superior bass and audio clarity.
This mode works for both movies, & shows, and it isn’t recommended for the music, as dialogue clarity is an important factor in this mode.
Here are the Best Audio Settings for the Bose Soundbar 700 Movies Mode:
Adjusting the Bass Module (40)
The Bass or the lower frequency on the soundbar is the heavier throttling sound on the soundbar. Just like the treble, which provides you the audio clarity, it is an important aspect of the sound. By adjusting it to the “40” level, we got the best possible response for the movies, and shows, where the bass plays a vital role in creating the cinema-like experience at your home.
Adjusting the Treble (50)
Treble is the lower frequency response on your soundbar, and it decides the pitch as well as dialogue clarity. We highly recommend adjusting the treble settings to “50” if you want to enjoy excellent dialogue clarity.
Adjusting the Centre (30)
The center channel sound on the soundbar is another critical factor that can make or break your sound experience. We recommend adjusting the center to “30”
Adjusting the Rear (100)
Just like the center sound, you need to adjust the rear for the audio perfect you need for the movies, and shows. We recommend adjusting the rear audio to “100”.
Best Volume for Movies & Shows (30%)
It’s a personal preference to adjust the volume according to your own liking, but in our test, the soundbar performed the best when we set the volume of the soundbar at 30%. It had adequate bass, and dialogue clarity and the sound was reasonably audible, which is absolutely amazing.
Best Sound Settings on the Bose Soundbar 700 for Music
Many people (including us) use the TV soundbar for enjoying their favorite tunes. In fact, if you are using your soundbar solely for the movies, and shows, then you are not doing justice to the soundbar, as this soundbar provides superior quality sound for music as well.
The audio settings for the music are different than the settings of the movie, and if you use your soundbar for music, then you will have to adjust your soundbar according to these settings.
Here are the Best Audio Settings for the Bose Soundbar 700 Music Mode:
Adjusting the Bass (60)
The lower frequency response is an important factor of the music, and you cannot properly enjoy the music without the bass. Thus we recommend adjusting the bass of the soundbar to “60” while listening to the music.
Adjusting the Treble (30)
No matter whether you are listening to rap or pop, the vocals always have an important effect on the music experience. We recommend adjusting the treble on the soundbar to “30”. So, you can have clear lyrics on your heart and mind.
Adjusting the Centre (30)
The center channel on the soundbar on the music mode should be adjusted to “30” for the best possible music listening experience.
Adjusting the Rear (100)
If you want to enjoy the music at its best, adjust the rear settings to “100”, and you won’t regret it. We adjusted the rear settings to “100”, and we were blown away by the response.
Adjusting the Volume (40-70%)
Well, unlike the movies mode, here you have a little bit of freedom. In our test, the soundbar worked perfectly when the volume was between 40-70%. Thus, we also endorse you to adjust the volume according to these settings if you want to enjoy the music.
How to Adjust the Equalizer on the Bose Soundbar 700
Since you already know the best audio settings for your Bose soundbar for both movies & music. Now, it’s time for adjusting the equalizer for the Bose soundbar 700.
The Bose soundbar 700 comes with a dedicated application, called the Bose Music App, which is available on both Android and Apple devices.
By using this application, you can easily adjust the equalizer for your Bose soundbar.
Here are the Steps for Adjusting the Equalizer on the Bose Soundbar 700:
- Firstly, you will have to download the Bose Music App either from the Playstore or the App Store, depending upon the firmware of your mobile phone.
- After the application has been downloaded, open the Bose Music App, and click on the Audio Settings.
- From the available list, select your soundbar, and now you will be shown all the equalizer settings, by using the “+”, and “–” keys, you can easily adjust the equalizer on your soundbar.
ADAPTiQ Audio Calibration Settings
The ADAPTiQ is another crucial aspect of Bose 700 audio calibration, and a majority of people miss it, as they do not know what this mode does, and where to adjust.
Basically, the ADAPTiQ is an exclusive model available on the Bose soundbars which adjusts the audio of the soundbar according to the shape, and acoustics of the room in which sound is placed, and it positively impacts your audio experience.
Here are the Steps for Adjusting the ADAPTiQ Settings:
- Plug your ADAPTiQ headset on the backside of the soundbar in the ADAPTiQ audio jack.
- Using the remote control of your Bose soundbar, press the “Sound Touch” button.
- Afterward, press and hold the “8” key on your soundbar, until, you see the “TV”, and the “Bluetooth” lights blinking on your Bose soundbar.
- Follow the audio feedback on your soundbar.
- After you have completed the task, unplug your ADAPTiQ headset from the soundbar, and you are good to go.
- Do not forget to turn on the ADAPTiQ mode, if you want to enjoy the best possible sound.
Another crucial thing here to note is that this calibration is done according to the current structure of your room, and if you change the acoustics of the room, or the room itself, then you would have to recalibrate the ADAPTiQ mode.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is the Best Audio Setting for the Bose Soundbar 700?
Well, there is nothing like the best audio settings for the Bose soundbar 700. However, we have compiled a complete guide above, in which we have put together our favorite settings for listening to music, watching movies, etc. Also, we have thoroughly explained the equalizer in the Bose soundbar for your convenience.
How Do I Get the Best Sound From My Bose Soundbar 700?
If you want to get the best possible sound from your Bose soundbar 700, then we recommend you equalize it according to the genre. For example, if you want to enjoy music on your soundbar, then you have to equalize it according to the above-given setting. The same is true for movies, and shows. For the movies, and shows, we have compiled different settings above, that you can follow to get the best possible sound for movies and shows.
What is the ADAPTiQ on the Bose Soundbar?
The ADAPTiQ is an advanced technology used by Bose on its soundbar, which automatically adjusts the sound of the soundbar according to the structure of the room, so you get the best sound experience. Above, we have described the complete method of using the ADAPTiQ system setup in detail.
Most of the soundbars do not come with the best audio calibration settings from the factory, and by turning them manually for each of the modes, you can enjoy the best sound from the particular soundbar.
In this blog post, we have thoroughly discussed different sound requirements and the best possible settings that you can have on your Bose 700 soundbar.
You can tell us about your favorite Bose soundbar 700 settings in the comments section below, we would love to listen to it from you.
Mia Evelyn is a soundbar specialist and she love to test and review different soundbar brands. She shares her neutral and in-depth reviews through the Soundbar Mag.