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L1 Compact for acoustic duo

Hi All, I guess I need a piece of advice from you guys. I own one L1 Compact that I used a couple of years ago for small solo gigs, mostly in hotels. It did very well there. This summer I plan to do a couple of gigs with another musician. These would be mostly open air gigs with audiences of up to 100 people. Locations, where we should play, are bar terraces of 15x15 meters at most, where people mostly sit at their tables. Gigs shouldn't be too loud, but loud enough to be above the level of...Read More...
Another thought on the matter on 2 L1 Compacts is that you can get better coverage if you run them as dual mono and locate the other one further away. Depending on the layout dimensions, I've had better luck with 2 Compacts than a Model II simply because of a weird L-shape or lengthwise layout. Is the venue a square? rectangle? Are you on the short end or long end? Middle of one end or corner?Read More...
Last Reply By JohnL · First Unread Post

L1M2 setup for a visiting DJ

Hello all, after using my whole workday for browsing a million different sites and countless google searches I have to make sure I have understood everything. I got an event coming up, where DJ is coming to play using my L2m2 speaker/sub combo with his DJ board. After researching we have landed on the following setup: We connect his Numark NV2 board to L2 base with ONE female XLR - male TRS to analog input slot. We also set his signal to MONO from his Serato DJ software to avoid problems...Read More...
Hi Asaar123. Thank you for joining the Community. What do you normally connect to your L1® Model II? Do you have a T1®? STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Outputting L1 Model II to house sound systems

Hi. I've been using my L1 Mode 2 for a few years now and love it. My only issues have always been in small spaces cranking the system up high enough without feedback as I am using it as intended as monitor and PA. In the interim, I've done a few gigs in restaurants/bars that have high spec sounds systems and you can connect what looks like an XLR. The input on wall is female. I've not tried out yet as didn't have right cable. What's the best cable to get to connect and try that out? Is it a...Read More...
Hi Liam, hoohaa1 posted: Thanks for the quick reply! Yes that looks right. I did notice in the restaurant that there are 2 XLR inputs on the wall. Would that mean I just need to connect into one of them, or need a 1/4 inch on one side that splits into 2 XLR? We don't have enough information to know why there are two inputs on the wall. You'll have to talk to the venue. It seems unlikely that you would need to connect to both inputs and generally speaking, you would NOT use a splitter on a...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

L1® Compact with T1® Questions

ST
New discussion for @moncho moncho posted: Regards, sorry for my English, I'm using the Google translator. I just bought 1 L1 compact and the T1 Tonematch, I already have three performances and I am having enough problems and doubts, the first is, which cable should I use to connect the T1 with L1 compact, stereo or mono? I shoot bases from my macBook Pro, via USB, we are a singer and tenor saxophone, 1 channel for saxophone and two for voices, I have many problems of...Read More...
Whenever possible, use balanced cable. It has a function to eliminate noises.Read More...
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Last Reply By RF-Musiker/ Musician · First Unread Post

Jezus Szive Plebania Enek es Zenekar 2017

ST
Hi tpc, Thanks for using the Sketcher. Here is your Sketch. Please click the sketch above if you need to make changes. It looks like you have a plan. Is this something you are doing now? How is it working for you? Need help? Please tell us more about your music: What kind(s) of music you play? Where you do it (size, type of venue)? Who is there (audience) - how many? What are they doing while you are performing? Do you have a website? If no website, please post a picture of your ensemble.Read More...
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I thought I'd share a couple of pics with the group from my show last Tuesday... right on Lake Superior... F1 Sound was AWESOME! I use two 812 tops and two F1 subs for this venue. This was a 3 piece band - crowd size approx.. - 150 I do twelve of these shows per season... so I will post more though out the summer and keep you posted on how things went!Read More...
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L1 Model 1 suitability

Hi, New to these forums and looking for some advice, hope i've posted under the right topic. I depped for a band couple years back on NYE using the Model 2 L1 with B2 bass and was blown away. Unfortunately, i've not been able to afford to buy them but recently a pair of L1 model 1 with 4 B1 bass units became available to me for an affordable price. My question is this, we currently run Mackie SRM 450s for our front of house with floor wedges for monitors. We're a 5 piece wedding band, x2...Read More...
Not to add confusion, but I usually run my 2 L1's (Mod II's now, but Classics previously) as L/R PA speakers in front of the band. In the 10+ years I've been using them, I've rarely been in a venue that allows enough room behind the band for proper recommended placement. For the size crowds you mentioned (2-500), that's a pretty big room to cover. In the few places I was able to try the towers behind us, the volume needed to reach the back of a room was killing us in stage (the band always...Read More...
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Last Reply By Brad · First Unread Post

T1 click problem on ch.1

i get a click on master out when the green light goes on and off on ch.1 . i've 1.8 firmware version . Can you help me?Read More...
Hi Maurizio, I am sorry. This sounds like there may be a physical issue with the T1®; not something that we can resolve online. It may have to be serviced. Here is the contact information for Bose Professional in Italy. Italy Bose S.r.L. a socio unico Centro Leoni A – Via G. Spadolini, 5 20122 Milano, Italy Tel: +39 02 36704500 pro_it@bose.com STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Setting up sax with a To emaster T1

Hi just got a Bose L1 1S and Tonemaster. Absolutely hate the reverb settings, sounds really artificial and too many variables. I found my Fender Passport much easier to use- just turn the reverb up if playing for lots of people in a sound -dead environment. Simple and unfussy. can someone please offer me some guidance to get the best out of my new setup. I play backing tracks and use a AT remote clip on. The sax sounds somewhat "disconnected" from the backing track, like its not properly...Read More...
Thank you for your recent reply. Your advice made a slight improvement but I remain unhappy with the reverb sound. The Tonemaster settings are too complicated to use - what I want is simplicity not complexity. I found the reverb setting very artificial and the choice of settings is too great . I want to change the effect with one variable and not have to choose room size / wet vs dry / length of delay etc etc On my other pa I just use one rotary control to add more or less effect depending...Read More...
Last Reply By Phil · First Unread Post

T1 Tonematch - L1 Model II system power stand firmware v1.4 - No link available

I have been trying to get the .bos files to update my L1 Model II Power Stand but everytime I try to down the link it routes me to a forbidden page. I purchased a B2 Bass and need to update the stand to have it work properly. Help!Read More...
Hi patrick3co, Thank you for joining the Community. I'm really sorry about that broken link. I've fixed that now. L1® Model II system power stand firmware v1.4 version 1.4 makes the l1® model ii system fully compatible with the b2 bass module's bass level control. STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

HELP what is going on with my T1 Tone Match (Solved)

So I was going through my Scenes to pick a preset and once I clicked on it the system made a loud pop and no sound came out and now when a scroll through the Scenes Menu the text is all messed up and scattered (See in photos). Every other menu works fine and once I load factory settings it still sounds fine. But the text still screws up every time I scroll through the Scenes menu. Is there anyway to hard reset the system? How long does it take for something like this to get repaired? Please...Read More...
Great! Good to know that wasn't a hardware issue that required returning!Read More...
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Last Reply By scottcald · First Unread Post

Acceptable Noise Level,

New Owner here with L1M and T1 WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF MY NOISE PROBLEM Questions: The noise level of the L1 S1 unit seems excessive with the power base trim set at 12 o'clock (5). Why is it NOT necessary to increase the trim from zero when playing music via usb from the computer? There is a lot of head room with the volume. AND no noise at low or high volumes. Details: I set up the system when it arrived and was disappointed with the noise level delivered by the system. Output noise sounded...Read More...
Hi Jazz88, Whew, I'm glad we got to the bottom of your issue. Thanks for coming back to tell us that you're okay. Now that we have that out of the way, please tell us about your music. Thanks, STRead More...
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L1 Compact for acoustic duo

Hi All, I guess I need a piece of advice from you guys. I own one L1 Compact that I used a couple of years ago for small solo gigs, mostly in hotels. It did very well there. This summer I plan to do a couple of gigs with another musician. These would be mostly open air gigs with audiences of up to 100 people. Locations, where we should play, are bar terraces of 15x15 meters at most, where people mostly sit at their tables. Gigs shouldn't be too loud, but loud enough to be above the level of...Read More...
Another thought on the matter on 2 L1 Compacts is that you can get better coverage if you run them as dual mono and locate the other one further away. Depending on the layout dimensions, I've had better luck with 2 Compacts than a Model II simply because of a weird L-shape or lengthwise layout. Is the venue a square? rectangle? Are you on the short end or long end? Middle of one end or corner?Read More...
Last Reply By JohnL · First Unread Post

L1M2 setup for a visiting DJ

Hello all, after using my whole workday for browsing a million different sites and countless google searches I have to make sure I have understood everything. I got an event coming up, where DJ is coming to play using my L2m2 speaker/sub combo with his DJ board. After researching we have landed on the following setup: We connect his Numark NV2 board to L2 base with ONE female XLR - male TRS to analog input slot. We also set his signal to MONO from his Serato DJ software to avoid problems...Read More...
Hi Asaar123. Thank you for joining the Community. What do you normally connect to your L1® Model II? Do you have a T1®? STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Outputting L1 Model II to house sound systems

Hi. I've been using my L1 Mode 2 for a few years now and love it. My only issues have always been in small spaces cranking the system up high enough without feedback as I am using it as intended as monitor and PA. In the interim, I've done a few gigs in restaurants/bars that have high spec sounds systems and you can connect what looks like an XLR. The input on wall is female. I've not tried out yet as didn't have right cable. What's the best cable to get to connect and try that out? Is it a...Read More...
Hi Liam, hoohaa1 posted: Thanks for the quick reply! Yes that looks right. I did notice in the restaurant that there are 2 XLR inputs on the wall. Would that mean I just need to connect into one of them, or need a 1/4 inch on one side that splits into 2 XLR? We don't have enough information to know why there are two inputs on the wall. You'll have to talk to the venue. It seems unlikely that you would need to connect to both inputs and generally speaking, you would NOT use a splitter on a...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

L1® Compact with T1® Questions

ST
New discussion for @moncho moncho posted: Regards, sorry for my English, I'm using the Google translator. I just bought 1 L1 compact and the T1 Tonematch, I already have three performances and I am having enough problems and doubts, the first is, which cable should I use to connect the T1 with L1 compact, stereo or mono? I shoot bases from my macBook Pro, via USB, we are a singer and tenor saxophone, 1 channel for saxophone and two for voices, I have many problems of...Read More...
Whenever possible, use balanced cable. It has a function to eliminate noises.Read More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos
Last Reply By RF-Musiker/ Musician · First Unread Post

Jezus Szive Plebania Enek es Zenekar 2017

ST
Hi tpc, Thanks for using the Sketcher. Here is your Sketch. Please click the sketch above if you need to make changes. It looks like you have a plan. Is this something you are doing now? How is it working for you? Need help? Please tell us more about your music: What kind(s) of music you play? Where you do it (size, type of venue)? Who is there (audience) - how many? What are they doing while you are performing? Do you have a website? If no website, please post a picture of your ensemble.Read More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos

Bose F1 in Action - Outdoor Concert Pics!

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I thought I'd share a couple of pics with the group from my show last Tuesday... right on Lake Superior... F1 Sound was AWESOME! I use two 812 tops and two F1 subs for this venue. This was a 3 piece band - crowd size approx.. - 150 I do twelve of these shows per season... so I will post more though out the summer and keep you posted on how things went!Read More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos

L1 Model 1 suitability

Hi, New to these forums and looking for some advice, hope i've posted under the right topic. I depped for a band couple years back on NYE using the Model 2 L1 with B2 bass and was blown away. Unfortunately, i've not been able to afford to buy them but recently a pair of L1 model 1 with 4 B1 bass units became available to me for an affordable price. My question is this, we currently run Mackie SRM 450s for our front of house with floor wedges for monitors. We're a 5 piece wedding band, x2...Read More...
Not to add confusion, but I usually run my 2 L1's (Mod II's now, but Classics previously) as L/R PA speakers in front of the band. In the 10+ years I've been using them, I've rarely been in a venue that allows enough room behind the band for proper recommended placement. For the size crowds you mentioned (2-500), that's a pretty big room to cover. In the few places I was able to try the towers behind us, the volume needed to reach the back of a room was killing us in stage (the band always...Read More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos
Last Reply By Brad · First Unread Post

T1 click problem on ch.1

i get a click on master out when the green light goes on and off on ch.1 . i've 1.8 firmware version . Can you help me?Read More...
Hi Maurizio, I am sorry. This sounds like there may be a physical issue with the T1®; not something that we can resolve online. It may have to be serviced. Here is the contact information for Bose Professional in Italy. Italy Bose S.r.L. a socio unico Centro Leoni A – Via G. Spadolini, 5 20122 Milano, Italy Tel: +39 02 36704500 pro_it@bose.com STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Setting up sax with a To emaster T1

Hi just got a Bose L1 1S and Tonemaster. Absolutely hate the reverb settings, sounds really artificial and too many variables. I found my Fender Passport much easier to use- just turn the reverb up if playing for lots of people in a sound -dead environment. Simple and unfussy. can someone please offer me some guidance to get the best out of my new setup. I play backing tracks and use a AT remote clip on. The sax sounds somewhat "disconnected" from the backing track, like its not properly...Read More...
Thank you for your recent reply. Your advice made a slight improvement but I remain unhappy with the reverb sound. The Tonemaster settings are too complicated to use - what I want is simplicity not complexity. I found the reverb setting very artificial and the choice of settings is too great . I want to change the effect with one variable and not have to choose room size / wet vs dry / length of delay etc etc On my other pa I just use one rotary control to add more or less effect depending...Read More...
Last Reply By Phil · First Unread Post
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