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Rack mounting the T8s

Hi, has anyone successfully rack-mounted the T8s? I would like to incorporate it at the top of a small unit with radio mics and in ear systems underneath. I am hoping to save time setting up/packing down at gigs by having a table top style unit that just plugs in to one power source (rather than my current process of plugging in many separate units/XLRs etc.) I see the base of the unit has a screw for a tripod but this wouldn’t be easily incorporated in to a standard rack mount. I’m...Read More...

Monitoring with Reverb

HI folks, It's been a while so hope all are well. I've been using my L1 Model 2 (and more recently my new L1 compact) for solo gigs and because it's mainly me adding vocals to backing tracks, I've never really needed to monitor myself in anyway but as the system is intended - either in front or to the side. However I've been playing some very noisy receptions recently and find occasionally I've gone out of tune as am not hearing the track correctly. This NEVER happens to me at performance...Read More...
Hi, Liam. I'll be looking to reading about the gig. You're welcome. I prefer to be in the same sound field as the audience (we're all listening to the same thing). Like you, I have both the L1 Compact and L1 Model II. I usually use a ToneMatch mixer with both. Here's how I approach things as I decide what to take to a gig L1 Compact (behind or beside me) If the L1 Compact can't do the job L1 Model II (behind or beside me) If L1 Model II isn't enough for monitoring L1 Model II and the L1...Read More...
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Connect Carvin XP1000L to T4S and L1 Model II

I have a Bose T4S ToneMatch Mixer, connected to a Bose L1 Model II. I would also like to connect a Carvin XP1000L powered mixer to that setup. This would give me more mic/instrument input lines than the 4 provided on the T4S. Here is a link to the Carvin's users manual: chrome-extension://oemmndcbldb...000l-letter_size.pdf How can I connect this Carvin mixer to the Bose system? Thank youRead More...
Hi, jdoc, Terrific. Thanks for coming back to tell us this all made sense. Have you tried it yet? STRead More...
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Hum when using my T4S with my Taylor guitar

I am a little mystified by this situation. I have the L1 Compact and the T4S. I played two guitars through this system. The first is a Martin with a high-end sound hole pickup. The second is a Taylor nylon string with the ESN pickup system built into the guitar. Our practice room is in an older house and the room does not have grounded outlets so I have to use an adapter to plug my power strip into the two prong outlet. The mixer and PA are plugged into the power strip. When I connect the...Read More...
Thanks. No available ground. Looks like its the bathroom plug for the time being. The house was built in 1960.Read More...
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Connecting An External Reverb to a T1

@Craig Craig asked this question in the ask Bose for help forum. As Members aren't allowed to post there I've created a new thread to make this possible. First of all Craig let me welcome you to the forum. It's always good to "meet" new members. In the "Ask Bose for Help" forum Craig wrote: Hi I have a Bose L1 Compact & T1 Tonematch. I would like to add an external Neunaber Immerse Reverberator. Where in the chain do I add it. I can't figure out what plugs into...Read More...
Yes they work individually but not when chained together. No I'm not using the stereo connection. The inputs I'm using on the T1 are the same as the advice I was given at the beginning of this thread: 1]Guitar into input T1 Channel 1 2]Preamp Output from Channel 1 into the input from the Neunaber Immerse Reverberator 3]Output from the Neunaber Immerse Reverberator into the Input from Channel2 of the T1 These settings work fine for one pedal but not when I chain 2 pedals together. With this...Read More...
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What do you do with your S1 Pro(s) when you're not gigging?

What do you do with your S1 Pro(s) when you're not gigging? I have watch movies on my iPad. I use the Bose Connect app to play the audio in stereo. And it's great to have them ready to go for rehearsal or just working out a quick arrangement. How about you? STRead More...
Hi, Rockbottom, Please see this new topic for your question. Can I bluetooth from my Amazon Echo each to the S1? Thank you, Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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JBL Eon One Compact, Competition for the S1?

WIth It’s larger subwoofer (8” sizes built in sub), Wireless app access to the mixer section, master volume, multiple effects, phantom power, daisy chaining multiple units, 12 hour battery operation with no tool battery access, and 15 lbs, JBL has a very compelling unit the JBL EON One Compact . It is disturbingly close to the S1 in overall design. It doesn’t seem to be available yet and the proof is in the quality of sound that Bose has always excelled at, but from a pure features...Read More...
Since I started this thread, I wanted to say special thanks to all who shared their experiences with the JBL EON Compact especially with actual gig experiences. Very useful info.Read More...
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L1 Recommendation for 17 piece big band + vocals

I am interested in using L1 system components (Model II towers for PA and Compact for monitors) with my 18 piece big band, primarily because of light weight and compact size. My big band is composed of 5 saxes, 4 trombones, 4 trumpets, Bass, Guitar, Drum kit, Keyboard, Vocals. Mic placements are 2 Vocalists, 6 horn soloists, and 6 mic drum mic kit thru an Allen & Heath passive mixer. You can see a visual of our band at . We produce a lot of volume unamplified, but we...Read More...
Hi! i have the L2 and want to use it for my vocals in a 16 piece big band. Is one enough? Or do you not recommend this? I have the Bose 4/5 channel mixer.Read More...
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A two-Bose Line 1 Model 2 setup..question.

Good day, I have for years owned a L1M2 system with the two single bass (B1) units, that I've been happy with since day one, running in mono. I am finally thinking of adding a second L1M2, with the B2 unit, and now running them in strereo, for much more power. Do you foresee any problems running these same-but different systems together? I only ask because I am not sure how similar or different sounding they are from each other, technically speaking, considering the different bass levels,...Read More...
Hi ST, I actually came across that article yesterday and gave it a glance over. The Y-cable has always seemed fine all these years, and the Bose has always sounded good. It's basically a right/left RCA cable to single mono (unbalanced?) 1/4-inch cable. I always assumed that this was the way to covert a stereo signal out of mixer into a mono signal that the Bose can accept/use. I never knew you could run a stereo plug into the Bose, so assumed this was the only way to do it from my mixer/s...Read More...
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Connecting T1 to L1 Compact

Hi I have just bought a Bose l1compact and a t1mixer+power lead can you tell me how to connect in witch rest lead thanks Edit Subject: Previously "Connecting" Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
Hi, Arthur. Welcome to the Bose Portable PA Community. We have an article with instructions on how to connect a T1 to L1 Compact Please follow the link and let us know if you need any help. Thanks, STRead More...
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Loud occasional digital noise

i have had the t4 tone match system with the LT2 for years. Recently purchased the t8s with the F1 speakers. ‘When the bank is all ran through the board. Bass, drums, vocals, piano, guitars. And we are playing hard, we get a loud digital scrambled noise. I’ve heard it in another post with similar situation they said it was like an alarm with a dead battery. ‘We tested this. And was able to replicate it by everyone playing hard and all vocals hitting in microphones hard. Any idea on what is...Read More...
Hi Nick, I'm sorry. It sounds like you've exhausted all options. Please let us know how it goes with the return. Thanks, STRead More...
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I'm having feedback issues with my guitar concert setups

Forum: Ensembles
Hi there I've followed the Bose forum from time to time over the past 10 years since investing in my first two bose L1 Classical II models. I now have a third. I just PM'd ST and he said it would be of benefit to others to post publicly. So here's what seeking to know more about. I'm having feedback issues with my guitar concert setups. I have mutiple arrangements at our students concerts. We use up to 4 microphones on stage for various purposes. I own and use the following on stage: OM7...Read More...
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Call me crazy, but ...

The CLASSIC w 2 x B1 and a B2 w Packlite is the most **** kicking small PA available to mankind. I have the model 2, I have an S1 - but NOTHING compares to the volume, low end, and uncompressed performance of this setup right here w T1 on the mic stand.....Read More...
I think the compression is across the board. Either a function of the bass crossover raised to 200hz or the radiators combined to a single amp. I've had the issue for 12 years w my M2.Read More...
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