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The Bose Wave Radio AWR1-1W, also known as the Bose Wave Radio I, was released in 1993. A countertop AM/FM radio system with a high performance stereo tuner and two independent alarms.

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lights display too dim

how can i brighten the display

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How to fix the cd player that doesn’t work- radio and alarm work


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Did you try adjusting the display’s “dim setting”, you didn’t say?

I have found two user manuals online for a Bose Wave radio but neither state the actual model number so here are the two “options” on how to adjust the display lighting.

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If this doesn’t resolve the problem, here’s a link to the ifixit Bose Wave Radio AWR1-1W Screen Replacement guide, which may be of some help to check the connections to the display module and its’ associated components.

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Boselover is glad to see there are still good repair/operation sites out there!


Did try without sucess......wondered if there was any other fixes without replacement. ie components on the board.


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