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Reverb + Other FX for an outdoor setting

Hi, Firstly I just wanted to say what a great resource this forum is and the lack of trolls and negative comments is so refreshing (and rare) these days. I've been a more than happy L1 T1 user for approximately 10 years and counting. I don't like getting bogged down in details and I love just finding a good sounding preset for each instrument, plug in and play...beautiful! I've had wonderful feedback over the years on the clarity of my sound (both the PA and hopefully my performance!) but...Read More...

Upgrading system

We are a small group of 3 with three Acoustic-Electric guitars with three vocals. We do a mix of Folk, Country, Classic Rock and Mariachi. We use Sennheiser 935 mics, a 12 hole Behringer mixer, and a L1 compact for our performances. I am seriously thinking of upgrading to L1 model 1 or Model 2, and adding the T8s tonematch to try to get a little more punch for some of our gigs. I really like the Compact but would like to get a just a little more power. So does it make more sense to overboard...Read More...
We have an acoustic duo/trio (2 acoustic guitars with pickups, 1 upright bass, 2 vocals) through a L1 M2 with 2 B1s. We used to have a L1 M1 for many years before it started having issues so we upgraded to the M2. We’ve also recently been using the Bose S1 Pro when we perform as a duo in smaller venues. To address your question, I would recommend going with the L1M2 with at least one B1. The M2 has a better articulated speaker tower array that projects the sound better than the M1 and the M2...Read More...
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Performers and their Bose systems

ST
Starting something new: Let's celebrate and recognize our members through their pictures. This thread is for pictures of members with their systems; no empty stages or gear only pictures please. Have fun. STRead More...
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Wireless Shure SM58 settings?

I've got a wireless SM58 what's the best settings to have for excellent sound , I'm struggling to get oneRead More...
Hi Collie, Thanks for the added information. Connect the T1 to L1 Compact channel 2 (not channel 1). A balanced connection is preferred and will provide better noise rejection over greater distances than the unbalanced connection. please click the picture above to read all the details. Connect the Shure wireless receiver to one of the inputs on the T1 (e.g., channel 1). Follow the steps in the video below to set the gain staging (trim setting) Set the ToneMatch Preset to Shure SM58 instead...Read More...
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Mounting solution

Hi, all. Thought someone might be interested in an alternative to using a tripod. I’m in an acoustic duo, TwoCan Jam. We are a nonprofit corporation and donate the proceeds of our gigs to charities. My playing partner always practice with a well-worn end table between us, and it’s become a permanent part of our stage set-up. When I recently got my Bose system, including a T8S, I didn’t like having a tripod on stage. So I bought the tripod adapter hardware on Amazon and found the little rod...Read More...
Love the band name, Tom I got one of these Quik Lok LPH-101 Laptop Stands for about $60. Works very well for my Mackie ProFX8 mixer, which is about as wide as the T8S. A little taller, but that gives you some room for small items. I put some velcro strips on it just to make sure the mixer didn't slide (even though mine had rubber strips as well). Here's a pic of it set up at one of our gigs. Height and angle adjustable, doesn't take up a lot of space, and we velcro the cables around the...Read More...
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Last Reply By Jeff K · First Unread Post

Two L1 Compacts - Hum

I too have a T1 and two L1 compacts with the same "hum" issue. For the life of me I cannot figure it out. I seen one suggestion on her to hook all the power connections up on the same power strip, but that didn't help. I even have a 1500 watt APC power conditioner in the loop which doesn't help either. I also have a desktop computer in the loop that runs through my tv via an HDMI cable. I also have a 12" Klipsch sub that runs off L1#2 via RCA. I use all balanced cables on everything. The...Read More...
What do you mean by "isolated all of my 2 prong plugs from the system"? If you mean you used one of these "cheater plugs" to break the 3rd prong safety ground connection on the AC plugs...DON'T. This can *kill* you. These devices were invented to MAKE safety ground connections between 3 prong plugs and older 2-prong outlets using the metal tab and receptacle plate center screw. Read the section in the link below on "Safety", with comment by Bill Whitlock of Jensen Audio Transformers.Read More...
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L1 Model II with new T8S

I've been one of those who wants more channels and it will be here soon in the T8S. I've read most of the post's for the 8 and was wondering is the fact there are more channels on the 8 the only new "stuff"? For example, how about more presets, i.e., I am an Korg PA4X Arranger player. One of the presets on the T1 was DJ, also no presets for the Heil microphones. Just wondering if any thought was given to more presets during the creation of the T8S? Edit title: Previously "L1 Model 11 with...Read More...
Hi Chuck, Yes, you'll need to get the remaining Cylindrical Radiator sections in line with the audience members ears. If you elevate the units, please make sure your solution is sturdy and there's no risk to people or players (well, players are people too right?) STRead More...
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Why do you play? Why do you perform?

ST
Can you folks help me with something? It speaks to our reason for being here. Why do you play music? -= and =- Why do you perform? Thanks! ST I asked this question in 2006. Please reply here before looking at the old thread . Thanks.Read More...
Grew up loving music. I use my left brain a lot during the day at my job as a small business owner. I love to escape to the right side and play. I love to learn and I never pick up my bass without trying something new. We are each on our own journey. Doesn't matter who is faster, more proficient, etc. We support each other at all levels of talent. I love that about the music community. Cheers!Read More...
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Who is the customer: the venue or the audience?

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In your business model, who is the customer? Venue People in the audience STRead More...
We play at a local fine dining-on-one-side bar-on-the-other-side venue quite often. Have played there almost 100 times. No two evenings are the same. We have it worked out with the bar manager, who also books the bands. If there are business meetings going on and they are selling a lot of food in the restaurant and the bar is relatively quiet, we pull the volume way back,. Some evenings, we pack the bar and it turns into a concert. If we are the reason they came, we crank it up as loud as we...Read More...
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S1 Pro battery draining when not in use

I have two S1 Pro speakers. Same age, both pretty much new. The latest one i purchased with only a few hours of use has a battery that slowly dies over the course of a week or two when not in use. The other S1 Pro battery lasts as it should. Any thoughts?Read More...
I have done three comprehensive tests over the past two weeks and have discovered that my S1 Pro is NOT exhibiting this battery draining issue (unlike I reported in a post in January). I must have, mistakingly, left the S1 Pro in the "on" position at some point before first testing and reporting the issue. Over the past 10 days, I have periodically checked the unit's charge by turning it on and connecting to the Bose Connect App. Each time the S1 Pro has reported to the App that it is 100%...Read More...
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DJ and Karaoke with T1 and one and then two L1 Compacts

Hi, I wonder if anyone can give me some advise, I am new to the forum and so forgive me if this has been covered, I have searched but can't seem to find what I need to know. I have been doing a small venue for djing an d karaoke using 1 l1 compact and it seemed to do the job well until the room got quite full (up to about 80 people) Then I was struggling to get the volume any higher because the l1 compact was going into the red. I have 2 of the l1 compacts, so I thought next time I do this...Read More...
Thanks ST, You have been extremely helpful. BillyRead More...
Last Reply By Billy · First Unread Post

T1: Setting up with Acoustic Guitar with two outputs, and a looper

Greetings: I just purchased a Bose T1. I am a solo acoustic guitar performer. I have 2 signals coming out of my Taylor 810 acoustic. 1 from LR Baggs Lyric goes to channel 1 and 1 from the original Taylor ES system goes to channel 2. I then take the master output and go through my looper pedal, then a reverb pedal. The output of the reverb pedal goes to the house PA. I see other artist (who also has a Bose T1) say they take a line out of the T1 and go straight to the house...then they take...Read More...
Great! Hey StoneBose. Got a minute to introduce yourself and tell us about your music? STRead More...
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F1 sub with L1 model two system

Hi guys as fantastic as the L1 model 2 sounds - when I’m performing in an outdoor setting with tracks almost 100% of the time I find the system reaches its limit and I have no volume left on tap( without clipping) dont like to mention other brands but for these types of settings I’m thinking of bringing my QSC K10s back into play so what I’m wanting to know is ( because I’m after a great sounding but portable sub) .... 1. Do you think the F1 would work well with the QSCs? 2. Can the F1 be...Read More...
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DJ: What can the T4S do for me?

As a DJ using 2 F1 stacks, and a Denon X1800 mixer with the Pioneer RMX-1000. My question is simple... what can the TS4 do for my rig and my F1 stacks that i already don't have? edit title: Previously "What can the TS4 do for me?" Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
Perhaps you could use the T4 as a preamp for more vocal mic options (eq, compression, effects) .... besides that, your Denon x1800 is a better "DJ" mixer IMO.Read More...
Last Reply By jdbassentertainment.com · First Unread Post

S1's Save the Day

Mr. Hoon
We had planned to use a QSC mixer into two, pole-mounted S1's for a small engagement party this past weekend. Unbeknownst to the host, the power at the venue is turned off on weekends! So...we - luckily - had a 3rd S1 with us in case we needed a monitor (we had never been to this venue before). Instead, we tilted the three in front of us, plugged in a guitar/vocal to each, had the percussionist listen and adjust each for a sound check, and off we went! The percussion and sax cut through fine...Read More...
Ric, Thanks for the info. Looks like my next purchase! ST & Ric, Thanks for the comments on the picture. It was a weird location, but fun place to play. That's me on the far right.Read More...
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Reverb + Other FX for an outdoor setting

Hi, Firstly I just wanted to say what a great resource this forum is and the lack of trolls and negative comments is so refreshing (and rare) these days. I've been a more than happy L1 T1 user for approximately 10 years and counting. I don't like getting bogged down in details and I love just finding a good sounding preset for each instrument, plug in and play...beautiful! I've had wonderful feedback over the years on the clarity of my sound (both the PA and hopefully my performance!) but...Read More...

Wireless Shure SM58 settings?

I've got a wireless SM58 what's the best settings to have for excellent sound , I'm struggling to get oneRead More...
Hi Collie, Thanks for the added information. Connect the T1 to L1 Compact channel 2 (not channel 1). A balanced connection is preferred and will provide better noise rejection over greater distances than the unbalanced connection. please click the picture above to read all the details. Connect the Shure wireless receiver to one of the inputs on the T1 (e.g., channel 1). Follow the steps in the video below to set the gain staging (trim setting) Set the ToneMatch Preset to Shure SM58 instead...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Upgrading system

We are a small group of 3 with three Acoustic-Electric guitars with three vocals. We do a mix of Folk, Country, Classic Rock and Mariachi. We use Sennheiser 935 mics, a 12 hole Behringer mixer, and a L1 compact for our performances. I am seriously thinking of upgrading to L1 model 1 or Model 2, and adding the T8s tonematch to try to get a little more punch for some of our gigs. I really like the Compact but would like to get a just a little more power. So does it make more sense to overboard...Read More...
We have an acoustic duo/trio (2 acoustic guitars with pickups, 1 upright bass, 2 vocals) through a L1 M2 with 2 B1s. We used to have a L1 M1 for many years before it started having issues so we upgraded to the M2. We’ve also recently been using the Bose S1 Pro when we perform as a duo in smaller venues. To address your question, I would recommend going with the L1M2 with at least one B1. The M2 has a better articulated speaker tower array that projects the sound better than the M1 and the M2...Read More...
Last Reply By CityFolk · First Unread Post

Mounting solution

Hi, all. Thought someone might be interested in an alternative to using a tripod. I’m in an acoustic duo, TwoCan Jam. We are a nonprofit corporation and donate the proceeds of our gigs to charities. My playing partner always practice with a well-worn end table between us, and it’s become a permanent part of our stage set-up. When I recently got my Bose system, including a T8S, I didn’t like having a tripod on stage. So I bought the tripod adapter hardware on Amazon and found the little rod...Read More...
Love the band name, Tom I got one of these Quik Lok LPH-101 Laptop Stands for about $60. Works very well for my Mackie ProFX8 mixer, which is about as wide as the T8S. A little taller, but that gives you some room for small items. I put some velcro strips on it just to make sure the mixer didn't slide (even though mine had rubber strips as well). Here's a pic of it set up at one of our gigs. Height and angle adjustable, doesn't take up a lot of space, and we velcro the cables around the...Read More...
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Last Reply By Jeff K · First Unread Post

DJ and Karaoke with T1 and one and then two L1 Compacts

Hi, I wonder if anyone can give me some advise, I am new to the forum and so forgive me if this has been covered, I have searched but can't seem to find what I need to know. I have been doing a small venue for djing an d karaoke using 1 l1 compact and it seemed to do the job well until the room got quite full (up to about 80 people) Then I was struggling to get the volume any higher because the l1 compact was going into the red. I have 2 of the l1 compacts, so I thought next time I do this...Read More...
Thanks ST, You have been extremely helpful. BillyRead More...
Last Reply By Billy · First Unread Post

Performers and their Bose systems

ST
Starting something new: Let's celebrate and recognize our members through their pictures. This thread is for pictures of members with their systems; no empty stages or gear only pictures please. Have fun. STRead More...
Re: Performers and their Bose systemsRead More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos
Last Reply By catmoondaddy · First Unread Post

S1's Save the Day

Mr. Hoon
We had planned to use a QSC mixer into two, pole-mounted S1's for a small engagement party this past weekend. Unbeknownst to the host, the power at the venue is turned off on weekends! So...we - luckily - had a 3rd S1 with us in case we needed a monitor (we had never been to this venue before). Instead, we tilted the three in front of us, plugged in a guitar/vocal to each, had the percussionist listen and adjust each for a sound check, and off we went! The percussion and sax cut through fine...Read More...
Ric, Thanks for the info. Looks like my next purchase! ST & Ric, Thanks for the comments on the picture. It was a weird location, but fun place to play. That's me on the far right.Read More...
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Last Reply By Mr. Hoon · First Unread Post

Setting Up....

Greetings: I just purchased a Bose T1 Mixer. Need some suggestions on setting this up. I am a Acoustic guitar performer. I have 2 signals coming out of my acoustic. I have one in channel 1 and the other in channel 2. I then take the Master output and connect it to my Looper pedal, then my Stymon Big Sky Reverb pedal. The output of the Reverb pedal goes to the house P.A. Other performers that I see (who also have a Bose T1) said they send 2 signals to the house P.A. 1 line direct from the...Read More...
Duplicate post. Please see: T1: Setting up with Acoustic Guitar with two outputs, and a looper Thank you.Read More...
Last Reply By Bose Pro Community Admin · First Unread Post

T1: Setting up with Acoustic Guitar with two outputs, and a looper

Greetings: I just purchased a Bose T1. I am a solo acoustic guitar performer. I have 2 signals coming out of my Taylor 810 acoustic. 1 from LR Baggs Lyric goes to channel 1 and 1 from the original Taylor ES system goes to channel 2. I then take the master output and go through my looper pedal, then a reverb pedal. The output of the reverb pedal goes to the house PA. I see other artist (who also has a Bose T1) say they take a line out of the T1 and go straight to the house...then they take...Read More...
Great! Hey StoneBose. Got a minute to introduce yourself and tell us about your music? STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

DJ: What can the T4S do for me?

As a DJ using 2 F1 stacks, and a Denon X1800 mixer with the Pioneer RMX-1000. My question is simple... what can the TS4 do for my rig and my F1 stacks that i already don't have? edit title: Previously "What can the TS4 do for me?" Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
Perhaps you could use the T4 as a preamp for more vocal mic options (eq, compression, effects) .... besides that, your Denon x1800 is a better "DJ" mixer IMO.Read More...
Last Reply By jdbassentertainment.com · First Unread Post
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