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Topic # 185358 19-Nov-2015 11:42
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We have a 16 year old Bose system that still runs brilliantly. 6 speakers in the lounge, 4 in living room and kitchen, 2 in the bedroom plus via another amp workshop, bathroom, office and 4 outside.
Have hooked up the new Apple TV to the optical in (but works in the lounge speakers only) and works just fine.
Ok the question is this!
How can we hook up via BlueTooth (or any other means) the iPhones for music through all the speakers? There are spare audio in slots on the Bose.
Apologies if this appears obvious!
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  Reply # 1431052 19-Nov-2015 11:47
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Something like this should work well, http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=DVALOG2573345&name=LOGITECH-BLUETOOTH-AUDIO-ADAPTER-Simple-Setup-Long

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dit: Reviews are pretty average on them, Maybe try a Chromecast Audio?

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  Reply # 1431054 19-Nov-2015 11:51
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Take a look at the Chromecast Audio too since they have optical out so you get the best of both worlds. There are plenty of apps supporting the Chromecast standard now.




 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1431079 19-Nov-2015 12:47
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Or maybe an Airport Express from Apple? I use one connected via 3.5mm jack to RCA inputs on an old stereo to create a wifi connection which I connect to on the iPhone and play music via the stereo.




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  Reply # 1431090 19-Nov-2015 13:18
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Thanks you guys and have ordered one. Then my "chief technical advisor" (son) read my post and suggested what he has! This:
http://www.listeningpost.co.nz/Products/Custom-Installation-Products/Multi-Room-Audio-Multi-Room-Christchurch-Stereo-Music/Sonos-Connect-__I.15850__N.27756__C.27483
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  Reply # 1431301 19-Nov-2015 18:31
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Sonos gear is really good but quite over priced. I love the Chromecast for music because every device I own supports it (Chromebook, iMac, Laptop, Phones).




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  Reply # 1431326 19-Nov-2015 19:03
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We use one of these for an old stereo.  Works a treat.  http://www.logitech.com/en-au/product/bluetooth-audio-adapter






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