These are factory refurbished directly by Bose so they're re-sold in new conditions.
Brad's Deals Editor Michael,
Get this factory renewed Bose Solo 5 TV Sound System for $169.99 with free shipping at Bose. These sound systems are normally $249.95 when new and this is the lowest price we could find for a refurbished model by $49. The Solo 5 TV has Bluetooth for streaming music and multiple settings designed specifically for TV shows and movies, like an enhanced dialogue mode. It also comes with a universal remote. Sales tax is charged in most states.