Bose Sound Bar 500

Model: 799702-1100 UPC: 017817783354 Item: 171854


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Bose Soundbar 500 Overview

Part of the new wireless multi-room family of smart speakers and soundbars from Bose, the slim Soundbar 500 comes with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant built-in for even more versatility than ever before. Tell the soundbar to play your favorite Spotify playlists, or listen to your music library via Bluetooth or your home’s Wi-Fi. Or ask for the latest weather and news. For more thunderous and immersive movie nights, the Soundbar 500 wirelessly connects to the Bose Bass Module 500 or 700 subwoofers and new Bose Surround Speakers to bring you a powerful and discreet 3.1 or 5.1 home theater system.

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Ultra-High Performance with an Ultra-Thin Design

As stylish as it is, the Bose Soundbar 500 is meant to be heard, not seen. Its thin profile fits discreetly under the TV screen, while its powerful acoustics fill the room with sound. And with Amazon Alexa built-in, you can ask Alexa to play all your favorite music. When the music’s playing loud, the Bose Soundbar 500 will still hear you. Just behind the grille is a custom-designed eight-microphone array for superior voice pickup. But control doesn’t stop at just voice — use the included remote or manage your music with the Bose Music app. Plus, with both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi compatibility, you can wirelessly stream whatever you want, however you want.

Whether your walls are plaster, brick, or glass, ADAPTiQ audio room calibration will optimize its acoustic performance for the unique characteristics of your room — giving you the best possible listening experience. Add the Bose Bass Module 500 for deeper sound or add Bose Surround Speakers for a fully immersive sound experience. HDMI™ ARC keeps your system compatible with the most current technology. And with Alexa, music is just the beginning. You have access to everything from weather reports to news headlines, all without lifting a finger. Plus, future software updates will add new features — like the Google Assistant and Apple AirPlay 2, coming soon. The Bose Soundbar 500 is part of a new Bose family of smart speakers and soundbars designed to to be compatible so you can enjoy more music in more rooms.


  • Designed slim; engineered powerful
  • Alexa voice control built right in
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for music streaming
  • Eight-mic array for superior voice pickup
  • Control with voice, app, or remote control
  • Access to weather, timers, and more from Alexa
  • Add optional Bose Bass Module 500 and Bose Surround Speakers
  • Includes simple remote or upgrade to optional universal remote
  • ADAPTiQ audio room calibration
  • HDMI ARC connectivity
  • Remote features six presets for single touch access to music
  • Personalized Bose Music app
  • Compatible with other Bose smart speakers and soundbars for multi-room audio

Product highlights

  • Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant built-in
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Supports Dolby Digital
  • Thin profile design
  • Wirelessly connects to Bose Bass Module 500 or 700 and Bose Surround Speakers for 3.1 or 5.1 home theater sound
  • HDMI output with ARC
  • USB Input
  • Adaptiq Audio calibration
  • Control with voice, remote, or Bose Music App
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 31.5" x 1.75" x 4"
  • Weight: 7 lbs.
  • Warranty: 1 year (World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell)
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

Please note: Bose Smart Speakers are not compatible with the Bose SoundTouch Series



  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 31.5" x 1.75" x 4"
  • Weight: 7 lbs.
  • Inputs and outputs
    • HDMI output with Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    • Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC)
    • Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    • Optical TOSLink
    • Power input
    • USB input
  • Supported audio format: Dolby Digital
  • Video source compatibility: HDMI

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • Soundbar 500
  • Basic remote
  • 2 AAA batteries
  • ADAPTiQ headset
  • HDMI cable
  • Power cord



Customer Reviews for Bose Sound Bar 500

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Amazing features
I bought this product and amazing sound effects and quality and best out of all
November 12, 2019
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Alexa concern
Why does Alexa say does not support Apple Music despite it being added as a skill?
November 2, 2019
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Excellent investment.
August 8, 2019
Bose is now Cheap... ( Low standard)
I bought 500 bar, bass and rear speakers around 20days ago. The combination is for those who prefer loud music, at 75 percet of volume you can feel the effect and that is to loud, at 60 volume its a normal flat speaker.

The worst cheap practice of bose is the installation and after sales service....

These people are pathetic...

If yiu value your time and money never buy any bose..

Here is the proff....
July 21, 2019
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It took some time to start enjoying it
I got the Soundbar 500 along with the Bass module. Having used the SloundLink 3, Companion 2 and SoundDock 2, the expectation I had from this was a lot. Frankly speaking, my first impression I had from this right after installation wasn't very good. The soundbar on its own had a very balanced sound but adding the Bass module, it seemed to lose some mid frequency details. The bass module was however tight and punchy. I had to run the Adaptiq a couple of times to get everyting right. Now they sound amazing together just as I had expected. Thank you Bose. I hope to buy the surround speakers soon.
One tip is to make sure the room is absolutely quiet when you run the adaptiq.
June 25, 2019
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Good speaker
Very good speaker easy to install and use I really liked it
June 8, 2019
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Worst Model Ever / Pathetic After Sales Service
I bought this a month ago, it's not Relevant model for future, it has lots of Failure things Its not Easy Connect With Alexa , Arc , Bluetooth or WiFi, Remote is not Easy to Handle. Also After Sales Service is Pathetic in North East India. Very Disappointed After Sales Service. Only Sound is Good.
February 23, 2019
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Best value and quality for the price
January 31, 2019
I can’t say enough about the Bose sound bar 500. I highly recommend this setup to anyone looking to upgrade their sound system.
I use to own a bulky surround sound system. Then I heard the Bose 500 sound bar and fell in love. The sound is so crisp and clear and was so simple to set up. I plan on purchasing the sub woofer and the rear wireless speakers to complete my setup.
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January 29, 2019
12 months ago
Small and powerful sound bar. 100%
Great for any space and need fantastic sound. I used to have a home theatre and downsized. I think this sounds better and great for my condo.
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Outstanding sound !!! Wow. Impressed.
January 28, 2019
12 months ago


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Warren M on Dec 30, 2018
Bose name is respected for great sound quality
Warren M on Dec 30, 2018
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Dan L on Dec 11, 2018
i have bose sound equipment now
Dan L on Dec 11, 2018