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S1 Pro line out and to Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Evening all, I would like to use my S1 Pro's line out and connect it into my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge android phone to record what is going through the S1 (guitar and vocals) onto the phome's vouce recorder. I have recorded myself playing just using the phone's internal mic and had fairly decent results but hope/think I may get even better results if I do the above... Any advice would be most gratefully received! Will this work? Exactly what kind of cable I should use? I am confused by all the...Read More...
Wow! Thank you all for all that info! An amazing response! I am a bit overwhelmed by your generosity to go to all that trouble! It is very much appreciated. I had thought that the headphone out jack on the phone would also work as an input, with tje right cable. Hadn't thought about it beyonf that really. I will read up all that has been so kindly posted above and see where my options lie. I basically just want to make decent quality recordings of me playing my acoustic and singing. I may...Read More...
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S1 Pro battery draining when not in use

If your S1 Pro battery is draining when the S1 Pro is not in use (turned off) and not connected to AC power, please read the latest update S1 Pro battery draining when not in use Thank you, Bose Pro Community Admin The original message follows below. 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...Read More...
Hi, Sam Spoons. Please see the highlighted section below. To All: Bose recommends you update your S1 Pro with the latest firmware (at the time of writing that's version 7.1.5). See S1 Pro System Updates . You will probably see an improvement in battery performance. If you installed the latest firmware and still have concerns about your S1 Pro, please contact Bose Support. Bose® Product & Technical Support at (877) 335-2673 (U.S. and Canada only) Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET Other...Read More...
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Electric guitar amp simulators plugins-getting the right sound?

Lately I have seen videos on youtube of people using plugins like Neural DSP or Positive Grid bias amp that sound incredible, but they are using studio monitors and not typical PA equipment. I cannot seem to get a good sound that sounds like a real amp. I'm using a focus right Scarlett interface into a Mac, then into a Ts4 mixer which goes into my Bose l1 model S. I was hoping to not have to drag my heavy tube amp to my gigs since I play mostly acoustic. Anyone try using this software into...Read More...
Hi, Carlos de Castro. Welcome to the Bose Portable PA Community. Thanks for the interesting question. These plugins have guitar amp and speaker simulations so you shouldn't need to add further processing with the T4S. Try connecting the Guitar to Scarlett Interface to Mac with plugins to headphones. Can you get a good sound with this signal path (before you get to the T4S and L1)? If it sounds good at that point, then add the T4S and check with the headphones connected to the T4S. Try this...Read More...
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How to connect S1 Pro to ToneMatch to Bose T4S Mixer

Hi, I am new to this forum and would like to ask a few questions. We are a group of 3 musicians that perform with Bose gear. We are not familiar with intricate craft of mixing and setting up the gear and most of the time we use it in very crude fashion. I am classical guitar player and need use S1 Pro PA as a monitor only for guitar and NOT other members of the group. We don't seem to find the right set up where we can send only one voice (in this case guitar) to be monitored. I suspect we...Read More...
Hi, Natasha. You may be wondering if one of the approaches above is better than the others. The answer is - the best one is the one that works best for you while you are performing. If you perform solo with your guitar and you use the S1 Pro, then using the first approach may be the most familiar. (Guitar to S1 Pro to T4S to L1 Compact). If you have someone who manages the whole sound system for you, using the Aux output gives that person more control over the sound. As you've seen, it's...Read More...
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Behringer Shark FBQ100 with L1 classic

i am trying to determine the best way to use this. Am I able to simply insert it in the line between my mixing board and the L1 Classic input?Read More...
Hi, aratts, Thanks for the interesting question. Yes, you can do that. However, the documentation for the Behringer Shark FBQ100 shows several different ways to use the device depending on your needs. If you have only one microphone, then do this. Then connect the mixer output to the L1 Classic input. If you have several microphones, you may need to get several Behringer Shark FBQ100 units; one for each microphone. There are other options, but these depend on the routing capabilities of your...Read More...
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Ref suitability for our use?

Hi everyone, We have shortlisted the Bose S1 pro PA system as being the best for our outdoor theatre needs. Just wanted a bit of advice or reassurance on a couple of matters. We usually have an audience of around 50-100 guests sat in a picnic setting with a stage width of around 25 feet. The audience are in front of that width and use up a space of around 30 feet. We plan to use two S1 speakers linked together by Bluetooth. We use the PA to supply background music before and after...Read More...
I'll add this to the thread should anyone be interested... I am integrating a Jackery power station into my full battery system for remote wedding ceremonies, etc. The unit provides pure sine wave ac. I power my (4U)rack containing a line mixer and wirless mic reciever(s) and is used in conjunction with 2 Bose S1 Pros using their internal batteries. I have also tested it with my rack and a single L1 Compact, it ran for hours and stil had over 75% power, great little unit, weighs 6.6 Lbs.Read More...
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Hooking up wireless SHURE BLX

When I try to plug a wireless mic system to the S1 Pro I get nothing coming out of the speaker. A what am I wrong???? Thanks ahead for helpRead More...
Joan could you provide a bit more detail on what wireless system you are using and how you are plugging in? What cabling used, what channel are you plugging into the S1? Etc.Read More...
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F1 Model 812 systems with Numark/Mackie and Peavy Sub Setup

Hi, I’m getting ready to pull the trigger on a pair of F1 812's. I DJ and Karaoke anywhere from small rooms (500 sq. ft.) to halls for wedding receptions. I use a pair of passive Yorkville 15” speaker’s and an 18" passive Peavey subwoofer with a couple Mackie M1400i FR series amps along with my Mackie 1402 VLZ Pro mixer. I have two different setups I use, one for DJing with my Numark with the other for Karaoke. 1) DJ Setup: a) Speakers: Numark Mixdeck Quad > 1 st Mackie M1400i FR series...Read More...
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Bose ToneMatch via USB Connection Error

I have been trying to connect my Bose ToneMatch via USB to use as an interface with Studio One. I am getting the attached error message and can’t seem to resolve the issue. Any help would be appreciated. See attached screen shot.Read More...
Hi, Matt LeSeur, Thanks for all the additional information. Okay. The T1 is a mono device so even though it can send and receive two channels, playback will always be mono. If you can play audio in YouTube, the T1 USB connection is working. That's to be expected because the T1 is a mono device. Okay - I think the issue is a mismatch of the bitrate. The T1 is 48 kHz and you can't change that. So you have to change Studio One to 48 kHz. I don't have Studio One so I can't tell you how to change...Read More...
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Loading T1 Scenes into T4S?

Hi My T1 has finally given up the ghost and I have upgraded to the T4S. I'm trying to load some saved scenes from the T1 into the T4S but it is saying "The selected file is not compatible". Is there a workaround for this or is it simply not possible? ThanksRead More...
Hi Stevie C, In the picture below, you don't see the ToneMatch Preset displayed, because it is Bypassed. If you press the first button (leftmost) under the display, this will enable the ToneMatch Preset, and the name will be displayed. The T1 works the same way. Okay now? STRead More...
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How to place the L1 type 2 on stage

If the scene/ stage are about 1 meter higher than the public, how should I place the L1’s?Read More...
Hi BaerrJan, Thank you for the picture. I understand the challenge now. Let's focus on this. Yes, this is probably the best way to get the sound out to the room. You can connect the T1s together using the Aux output - and send the combined signal to the L1 Compact behind you. Do you have one open channel on one of your T1 mixers? Let's say you do, and T1 #1 Main Output connects to T1 #2 spare channel (e.g., channel 4) On T1 #2 set up each channel so it is routed to Aux. I would set these up...Read More...
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S1 Pro Line Out for other devices and recording

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We have a new article. S1 Pro to a Third Party Device If you have questions about the article - please post them here. Thanks, STRead More...
Hi, Chris M and Troubador. Please see this new discussion for Chris M's question. S1 Pro line out and to Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Thanks, Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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