Bose 251 Outdoor Speakers

4.5/5 (8 Reviews) MSRP : $358.00


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Award-winning 251 environmental speakers let you enjoy rich balanced stereo sound over a much wider area than most conventional outdoor speakers And 251 environmental speakers are tough enough to beat the weather These speakers connect to your stereo components or Lifestyle system and mount to your exterior walls


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kelly Andrews a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: November 11, 2015

Bottom Line:   
I used to have a pair of “rock” speakers hanging around the yard. I couldn’t tell you how much I paid for them, but it wasn’t much and I got what I paid for. They weathered away within a few years into what looks like rock-shaped multi-color foam-looking pieces that don’t do anything but make the backyard look trashy. So I read around to a few places (like cnet, wired, poc and so on so on). There are a LOT of speakers out there. This time I decided to spend a lot more than I did before and get something. Poc had some things to say about the Bose when I read their review here http://pocinc.net/blog/product-reviews/review-bose-251-outdoor-speakers and thought to myself that these not only sound like they sound good (that sounded…repetitive lol), but they look abstract and I like that. I wound up picking up a pair and love them. I wound up designing a surround for my porch with glass panels in it every 1.5ft to give the yard a more artsy fartsy rich look. In the end these cost me a lot of money because they made me want to start working on things back here haha.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2010



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joe a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: July 17, 2009

Bottom Line:   
Well, i bought these because I got a god deal on them....100 off the sticker....but I would gladly pay the full price. I have them at my cottage hooked up to a RCA RT2500 stereo reciever and everything I play is crystal clear no matter how load you want......Last month I had a guy from across the lake come over and complain about things being to load.....Following a few beers and showing him my outdoor cottage system....4 of the 251's.....he now has his own pair.

BUY THEM

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2009



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by furg a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: May 17, 2006

Bottom Line:   
Great speakers! Great sound! I have a pare of Polk Audio AW M3 Speakers and I recently put them up against the new Bose 251. No comparison, the 251s blew them off my house and into the garage sale. Do yourself a favor and purchase good speakers once. My 901s rock the inside as the 251s rock the wilderness.

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2006

Price Paid:    $399.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by JD a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: May 14, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I bought these NEW 15 years ago @ some electronics store now defunct.
Knew NOTHING about Bose...BUT great looks for tower speakers and Bose had the name and good reputation. At any rate, I am writing because for 14.5 years I never really listened to these speakers.

For Christmas, my brother bought me a vintage Dynaco Stereo 70 amplifier and PAS III PRE AMP. Also, a Thorens 125 MKII turntable. All vintage components, all reconditioned to like new status. My brother said I should invest in some quality speakers for my new system, Triangles or some other. He said Bose speakers are junk.

Well we hooked all the vintage gear up to the Bose 10.2's...my jaw dropped to the floor(so did my brother's)when we heard
the prestine sound...It was like a whole new world opened up! The 10.2 speakers(pre Dyanaco system) sounded like they were under a blanket. Suddenly I'm listening to crystal clear highs/mid ranges and deep, rich bass. All in all
beautiful sounding speakers!

Say what you will about current quality of
Bose Speakers. The 10.2'Series were built
to last! 15 years on...they sound(finally) amazing to me.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   Pre 1995

Price Paid:    $1100.00

Purchased At:   15 years ago



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mick a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: December 4, 2002

Bottom Line:   
These things sound great and I've gotten many complements on them.They are a little limited in the bass they put out but overall they sound really good,I guess it's because the size.I put them out on my covered patio which is 25x23 with a 9' ceiling and they really fill it with great sound.It seems the further you move away from them the better they sound because the drivers don't face straight ahead but are turned different directions filling the area with great sound.Anyone that tells you your just buying a name with Bose should really sit down and take a good listening.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2001

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Bose




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