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Two L1 Compacts / One Mixer

Hi, I've just purchased a couple of “L1 Compact System” to perform in a small auditorium (150 seats). I'm using a 10 Channels Yamaha Mixer to mix the following sources: - 1 wired microphone for the singer - 1 wireless microphone (SURE) for Preacher - 1 Macbook to play music (through headphones jack) - 1st Acoustic Guitar (using Passive Direct Box) - 2nd Acoustic Guitar (optional) - 1 Keyboard (optional) (using Passive Direct Box) All the audio sources are connected to the Mixer. The Mixer’s...Read More...
Hi Sergio, Thank you for joining the Community. Thanks too, for all the information in your detailed post. Seargaca posted: Hi, I've just purchased a couple of “L1 Compact System” to perform in a small auditorium (150 seats). I'm using a 10 Channels Yamaha Mixer to mix the following sources: - 1 wired microphone for the singer - 1 wireless microphone (SURE) for Preacher - 1 Macbook to play music (through headphones jack) - 1st Acoustic Guitar (using Passive Direct Box) - 2nd Acoustic Guitar...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Floor Monitor Concept

Background: I own Anywhere PRO Audio & Entertainment located in Jacksonville, NC. In 2012, I purchased two L1 Model II's for DJ and live sound for multiple bands, trios and solo acts and they worked out great until I set up outdoors for medium size gigs (500+) and couldn't achieve bass to parallel the db of the mid/high range. (in Bose portable PA). Bought four B2 bass modules in 2015 and updated firmware on L1's...some better, but they have quite a bit of annoying rear bleed at moderate...Read More...

Floor Monitor Concept

Background: I own Anywhere PRO Audio & Entertainment located in Jacksonville, NC. In 2012, I purchased two L1 Model II's for DJ and live sound for multiple bands, trios and solo acts and they worked out great until I set up outdoors for medium size gigs (500+) and couldn't achieve bass to parallel the db of the mid/high range. (in Bose portable PA). Bought four B2 bass modules in 2015 and updated firmware on L1's...some better, but they have quite a bit of annoying rear bleed at moderate...Read More...
I'm using a 100 percent active PA and I love not having a rack full of amps! I just have a power distribution rig off stage and run clean juice to every component. (including board) I haven't had to problem solve ground noise since I started running all power from one source. My concept is an active monitor with some breakthrough technology no other brand has ever come out with. In today's tech world with so many inventors out there, just the idea that I have a concept nobody else has done...Read More...
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Do I need two S 1's ?

I am sure this has been covered but I couldn't find the answer so I am apologizing now :) I just purchased my first Bose L1 1S with both a B1 & B2 subs, I am using the B1 for Cajon, Acoustic guitar and vocal - the B2 for DJ'ing and kick drum small band stuff. Now onto the question, they say an S1 can cover 300 people in the right environment, the II can cover 500 (it is supposedly 3db louder (25%). Can I just get another S1 and cover the 500 or should I just buy one II, OR would I be...Read More...
Hi Tom, Great questions. Tom T posted: Wow ! Thanks for your prompt reply !! I am going to try to build the room with "the Sketcher" in the meantime would you be so kind as to answer another couple of questions ? So if I won't get a significant increase in coverage with two S1's does the same rule apply to two model II's and would I be wasting my money on getting a pair ? This is why I asked you to do a sketch; so I could see how you set your stage and to understand the relationships between...Read More...
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Two T1 engines into one L1 system

Is it possible to connect two T1 toneMatch engines to one L1 system so to have more than 4 inputs?Read More...
Hi hsilva, Thank you for joining the Community. Great question. Yes, you can. Two T1®s connected to an L1® Model II Power Stand Please click the picture for a more detailed explanation. Please note that you will need a T1 ToneMatch® Audio Engine Power Supply for the second T1®. Here's another way to approach this. Two T1®s daisy chained Please click the picture for a more detailed explanation. Please note that you will need a T1 ToneMatch® Audio Engine Power Supply for the second T1®. I...Read More...
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Compact

I use the the compact for my smaller solo gigs and the M 2 w/ a B2 for larger solo gigs - In my band I use the M2 for mains and the C1 for monitors.....The C1 always amazes me! I had a L1 classic **** at a solo gig (larger venue) and finished w/ the C1 -- no issues! Last night the top tower on my M2 stopped working - finished with just the bottom tower.....is that a known defect? suggestions??Read More...
Hey Tony, I just checked out http://tonyvegas.com/ That's some wicked tones you're getting. Are you running your guitars through and amp AND your L1® Model II? STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Low note resonating - how to solve?

I played a gig last night and a certain note - I think it was around C on the fifth string of my acoustic guitar was resonating and booming. I tried changing the phase on my guitar but it still boomed. It put me off my performance. It's not done it before. I had the Bose T1 next to me and behind me as I always do. Any ideas why this was happening when it hasn't before and what I can do about it? Thanks.Read More...
Hi ST, that looks good to me. Next time I play there I'll make some adjustments and try to avoid the corner position for the Bose.Read More...
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Newby needs help with Electric presets

Rpratt
I have owned a L1 Compact for several years now and have always used it for solo gigs, with acoustic guitar and mic for vocals I want to expand and integrate my Gretsch CG into my act. and possibly a Telecaster. What would be a good preset to utilize in concert with a Digitech RP350 pedal for effects?Read More...
WOW!! I am impressed with the fast reply! I will indeed give your suggestion a try. I love my L1 Compact and it has served me well for several years with one return for repairs. Thanks so much. I am going to enjoy this forum.Read More...
Last Reply By Rpratt · First Unread Post

I can´t see the link for Mexico registration product.

albertico
I can´t see the link for Mexico registration product. Please help me with the link!Read More...
Hi albertico, We are looking into the missing link. In the meantime, please contact Bose Mexico support to register: https://www.bose.mx/es_mx/contact_us.html Thanks, MattS-at-BoseRead More...
Last Reply By MattS-at-Bose · First Unread Post

tonematch mixer and line in

could you tell me if i can use the input on my L1 1s power stand and a tonematch mixer at the same time?Read More...
Hi adam, Thank you for joining the Community. I'm glad that you are here. Great question. Yes, you can use the L1® Model 1S Analog input at the same time as you have the T1® connected through the ToneMatch® port. There is a trim control for the analog input. Please click the picture to read the whole article With the audio on the input signal at or near its most intense, adjust the trim level on the Model 1S analog input until the LED begins to turn from yellow to red. Then reduce the trim...Read More...
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Power/fault LED on L1 Model II base

The unit has been working fine for some months now. But now I notice the power/fault LED is not lighting up at all. At times it begins to come on blue and then goes out. Other times it does not come on at all. However the system has power and works fine. Is there a light that needs replaced? Is there a shop I can take it to so it can be looked at? I live near Tampa Florida. thanks DianeRead More...
Hi Diane g, Sorry for the trouble. Please contact Bose L1 support to discuss factory service at 877-335-2673. Thanks, MattS-at-BoseRead More...
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new l2 power stand

Hi, I have a bose l1 model 2 pa, I have it several years and never had a problem but 2 weeks ago I got a red light on my power stand and left it back to my retailer but the serial number sticker is missing from the bottom of the stand and it is causing a major problem in sending it back to be repaired, it now still sitting in the shop waiting to be shipped to Belgium " I live in Ireland " to be repaired and I am at the retailers discretion to lend me a unit so I can continue to gig. Is there...Read More...
Hi ken1971, Sorry for the trouble. Please contact Bose Ireland support for direct service: https://www.bose.ie/en_ie/contact_us.html Thanks, MattS-at-BoseRead More...
Last Reply By MattS-at-Bose · First Unread Post

Getting the most sound out of the F1's

NAW-T-BOY
Looking for some advice on the best way to gain stage my Bose F1 setup. Right now On my DJ Mixer, I set the main output to just below peaking under the red. then I hook up my Mixer outputs to the Bose f1 Sub, and from the Sub out I go up to the 812's. I'm doing a huge Gym, tonught so I want to push these to the max. I turn up the Subs gradually but notice the LIMIT light is coming on before the signal clip is turning RED. If the limit Light is on consistently is that bad even though the...Read More...
Great suggestions ST!! Bose having the insight to have a regular pole mount on the 812 speakers was a stroke of genius.... It gives the user great flexibility especially when having the subs... to try different configurations to get the best results possible.Read More...
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Two L1 Compacts / One Mixer

Hi, I've just purchased a couple of “L1 Compact System” to perform in a small auditorium (150 seats). I'm using a 10 Channels Yamaha Mixer to mix the following sources: - 1 wired microphone for the singer - 1 wireless microphone (SURE) for Preacher - 1 Macbook to play music (through headphones jack) - 1st Acoustic Guitar (using Passive Direct Box) - 2nd Acoustic Guitar (optional) - 1 Keyboard (optional) (using Passive Direct Box) All the audio sources are connected to the Mixer. The Mixer’s...Read More...
Hi Sergio, Thank you for joining the Community. Thanks too, for all the information in your detailed post. Seargaca posted: Hi, I've just purchased a couple of “L1 Compact System” to perform in a small auditorium (150 seats). I'm using a 10 Channels Yamaha Mixer to mix the following sources: - 1 wired microphone for the singer - 1 wireless microphone (SURE) for Preacher - 1 Macbook to play music (through headphones jack) - 1st Acoustic Guitar (using Passive Direct Box) - 2nd Acoustic Guitar...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Floor Monitor Concept

Background: I own Anywhere PRO Audio & Entertainment located in Jacksonville, NC. In 2012, I purchased two L1 Model II's for DJ and live sound for multiple bands, trios and solo acts and they worked out great until I set up outdoors for medium size gigs (500+) and couldn't achieve bass to parallel the db of the mid/high range. (in Bose portable PA). Bought four B2 bass modules in 2015 and updated firmware on L1's...some better, but they have quite a bit of annoying rear bleed at moderate...Read More...

Floor Monitor Concept

Background: I own Anywhere PRO Audio & Entertainment located in Jacksonville, NC. In 2012, I purchased two L1 Model II's for DJ and live sound for multiple bands, trios and solo acts and they worked out great until I set up outdoors for medium size gigs (500+) and couldn't achieve bass to parallel the db of the mid/high range. (in Bose portable PA). Bought four B2 bass modules in 2015 and updated firmware on L1's...some better, but they have quite a bit of annoying rear bleed at moderate...Read More...
I'm using a 100 percent active PA and I love not having a rack full of amps! I just have a power distribution rig off stage and run clean juice to every component. (including board) I haven't had to problem solve ground noise since I started running all power from one source. My concept is an active monitor with some breakthrough technology no other brand has ever come out with. In today's tech world with so many inventors out there, just the idea that I have a concept nobody else has done...Read More...
Last Reply By Anywhere PRO Audio · First Unread Post

Do I need two S 1's ?

I am sure this has been covered but I couldn't find the answer so I am apologizing now :) I just purchased my first Bose L1 1S with both a B1 & B2 subs, I am using the B1 for Cajon, Acoustic guitar and vocal - the B2 for DJ'ing and kick drum small band stuff. Now onto the question, they say an S1 can cover 300 people in the right environment, the II can cover 500 (it is supposedly 3db louder (25%). Can I just get another S1 and cover the 500 or should I just buy one II, OR would I be...Read More...
Hi Tom, Great questions. Tom T posted: Wow ! Thanks for your prompt reply !! I am going to try to build the room with "the Sketcher" in the meantime would you be so kind as to answer another couple of questions ? So if I won't get a significant increase in coverage with two S1's does the same rule apply to two model II's and would I be wasting my money on getting a pair ? This is why I asked you to do a sketch; so I could see how you set your stage and to understand the relationships between...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Two T1 engines into one L1 system

Is it possible to connect two T1 toneMatch engines to one L1 system so to have more than 4 inputs?Read More...
Hi hsilva, Thank you for joining the Community. Great question. Yes, you can. Two T1®s connected to an L1® Model II Power Stand Please click the picture for a more detailed explanation. Please note that you will need a T1 ToneMatch® Audio Engine Power Supply for the second T1®. Here's another way to approach this. Two T1®s daisy chained Please click the picture for a more detailed explanation. Please note that you will need a T1 ToneMatch® Audio Engine Power Supply for the second T1®. I...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Compact

I use the the compact for my smaller solo gigs and the M 2 w/ a B2 for larger solo gigs - In my band I use the M2 for mains and the C1 for monitors.....The C1 always amazes me! I had a L1 classic **** at a solo gig (larger venue) and finished w/ the C1 -- no issues! Last night the top tower on my M2 stopped working - finished with just the bottom tower.....is that a known defect? suggestions??Read More...
Hey Tony, I just checked out http://tonyvegas.com/ That's some wicked tones you're getting. Are you running your guitars through and amp AND your L1® Model II? STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Low note resonating - how to solve?

I played a gig last night and a certain note - I think it was around C on the fifth string of my acoustic guitar was resonating and booming. I tried changing the phase on my guitar but it still boomed. It put me off my performance. It's not done it before. I had the Bose T1 next to me and behind me as I always do. Any ideas why this was happening when it hasn't before and what I can do about it? Thanks.Read More...
Hi ST, that looks good to me. Next time I play there I'll make some adjustments and try to avoid the corner position for the Bose.Read More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos
Last Reply By TimY · First Unread Post

Newby needs help with Electric presets

Rpratt
I have owned a L1 Compact for several years now and have always used it for solo gigs, with acoustic guitar and mic for vocals I want to expand and integrate my Gretsch CG into my act. and possibly a Telecaster. What would be a good preset to utilize in concert with a Digitech RP350 pedal for effects?Read More...
WOW!! I am impressed with the fast reply! I will indeed give your suggestion a try. I love my L1 Compact and it has served me well for several years with one return for repairs. Thanks so much. I am going to enjoy this forum.Read More...
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