Q: My Bose 301 Series IV woofers have a separate 3rd (jumper terminal with a capacitor) 3rd separate terminal not shown on your replacement speaker? Does the speaker come with directions for re-wiring or how do you rewire without the 3rd terminal?
A: On this Bose version, you must duplicate the original set-up, but you do not have the third terminal to use for the capacitor hookup.
The red will go to the positive terminal of the new woofer.
Remove the green capacitor (it must be re-used)
The black wires go to the negative terminal of the new woofer.
One side of the capacitor also goes to the negative of the new woofer.
The yellow wires will then connect to the other side of the capacitor.
You can glue the capacitor to the frame, or tape it with masking tape.
Make sure all of the wires are not touching each other.
Q: I have the Bose 301 series 111 Direct Reflecting and need a Woofer. Your replacement speaker shows 8 holes, mine has 4, will they interchange?
A: Yes, these match right up! Thanks!
Q: Does the red dot indicate the negative terminal?
A: The red dot is the POSITIVE connection. Thanks.
Q: Will these work for series 1 ? I have been told that different series had different ohm speakers
A: Thanks. All Bose 301 models use this version replacement woofer, regardless of series.
Q: My original Bose 3012 are a 1975-77 manufacture date, and show 8 ohms on back of speaker box. Yours are 6. Can I use yours without any resistance problem? Driving with a mid-90's Sherwood amp.
A: No problem. It will run them just fine.
Q: Is the replacement speaker made by Bose?
A: This woofer is made for us by SS Audio here in the USA. It is a direct copy for the Bose.
Q: Is this woofer a replacement for a Bose 6.2 speaker? Do I need to replace the woofer in both speakers to balance the sound even if only one of them is bad?
A: Yes, this woofer will work for the Bose 6.2. Replace both to match.
Q: Will this fit the Bose 4.2?
A: Yes! This woofer also fits the Bose 4.2 system.
Q: Would these work in a 10.2 Series I?
A: Yes, the W-810 makes a great replacement woofer for the Bose 10.2.
Q: will this woofer work in a set of 4.2 stereo everywhere speaker A friend gave me a set with the cones ripped out on both the tweeter and the woofer Trying to fix them?
A: Yes, the W-810 woofer works in the Bose 4.2 speaker system.