How to use MyURemote for Bose lifestyle 40 and lifestyle 50 (M1 Multi-room interface)?

This doc describes how to replace your P1 (personal music center remote control for LS40 and 50) by MyURemote.

This doc is for the lifestyle 40 and lifestyle 50. For more recent lifestyle systems (2003 – now) click here.

Lifestyle System 50

  • MyURemote controls your Bose lifestyle 40/50 and virtually all the devices connected with it…
  • MyURemote controls the additional rooms (extra zones).
  • MyURemote shows live feedback from the Bose media center: Volume, Source,…

What do you need? (total cost about 160$)


  • Specialists: Here you find more info about the Serial Data interface.
  • RS232 connector to mini jack connector (click image to enlarge). This is not a standard cable, build your own using the separate 3.5mm and serial connectors:

    ttltominijackConnect pin 5 with the shield of whatever cable you use, and connect it with the sleeve of the mini-jack.

  • Bose Lifestyle 40/50 (M1 Multi-Room interface)

How does it work?

  • When tapping a command button (for instance “Vol+”), the command is sent via you WiFi and router to your controller.
  • The controller (fi Global Cache GC100) addresses the Bose Lifestyle via the RS232/TTL decoder to its serial port.

How do I connect my Bose with my tablet or smartphone? Physcial connection


* See: What do you need?

Global Caché settings:

To open the Global Cache web-interface (settings), use iHelp and “Quick Start Guides”.


The serial data port exists on the back of the Tunerone (Multi-Room Interface).




lifestyle50 GUI

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