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running an analog mixer thru Bose L1 Model II Single B2 Bass with T1 Audio Engine and losing a channel

I'm running a Numark analog mixer thru Bose L1 Model II Single B2 Bass with T1 Audio Engine and losing a channel. I run two XLR outs from the Numarks R&L channels, right channel 1 in right, left to ch.2 on the Tonematch. I have the Numark mixer mono setting engaged. However, I am not receiving one of the channels, which is very pronounced in certain songs, (i.e. Beatles - Twist & Shout vocal side is not there). Please advise, TIA!Read More...

Tone match and other MIxer

Hello , I usually play solo and the tone match has adequate inputs for that but I am having another musician join me soon . Is it ok run a small powered mixer into the analog input of the L1 model 2 in conjunction with the tone match mixer? Thanks , JoeRead More...
Hi, Joe! Thank you for joining the Community. Warning Do NOT connect the speaker output of a powered mixer to the Model II Power Stand. You could damage the L1® or the powered mixer, or both. Having said that... Yes, it's okay to connect a mixer (line level output) to the analog input of the Model II Power Stand while connected to the T1® through the ToneMatch port. You need to get a mono output from the mixer. We have some notes about how to do that with most mixers here: Stereo Mixer to...Read More...
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T1 Tonematch

Dead on arrival**Brand new T1 Tonematch with external T1 Tonematch PWR SUPPLY: Display screen and channel lights don't lit up upon powering on. Only phantom power button responds turning orange else all other knobs are non responsive. Is it audio engine or power supply or may be both dead on arrival? Any tips to identify the issue or defective item?Read More...
Hi Sanjay, Thank you for joining the Community. I am really sorry you're having a problem with your new T1®. If you purchased this at a physical store, I would take both items back and get new units. Otherwise, please call Bose Support on Monday morning. They will help you. Call Bose® Product & Technical Support at (877) 335-2673 (U.S. and Canada only) Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET STRead More...
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Cave Stage - Matt

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We've come to call these Cave stages. Suggestions: Move the L1®s forward. More of the sound will project into the room. Turn the L1®s inward. This will help for monitoring. Run the guitar amp at the lowest volume possible that still allows you to develop the tone. Put a microphone on the amp and let the amp be heard through the L1®s. This will allow the guitar to be heard throughout the room without excessive stage volume. STRead More...
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2 x Compacts + Tonematch + Music input + microphone + 1 Guitar.

Hi Guys, can you send me a diagram showing the best way to link these together and what pre-sets on the TM for best operating standard. I'm getting conflicting advice , so thought i would consult the experts. Thanks , Les.Read More...
Hi Les, Here's how I would approach the setup: 1) Connect your music source to the T1 ToneMatch Microphone on channel 1 Guitar on channel 2 Music Input on channel 4/5 Here you'd want to use an 1/8" to Dual 1/4" adapter cable (assuming the music source uses an 1/8", or headphone, output). See the first image on this page For a preset, I'd choose one of the DJ/Playback options 2) Connect the T1 to one of the Compacts. Use a balanced (Tip Ring Sleeve) 1/4" to go from the T1's Master Out to...Read More...
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Five Piece Band - Micah

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Hi Micah, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- No L1® specific content in this Sketch. There were no notes with this Sketch. 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,...Read More...
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F1 System to Mixer

The setup is: Two F1 arrays with two bose subwoofers, also one Bose L1 with a subwoofer and ToneMatch, and a Behringer XR18 mixer. This concerns my Main Left and Right channels from the mixer: Would I plug into the two subwoofer first instead of plugging into both array speaker? The Bose L1 with sub is used as a monitor and plugged in to the bus input on mixer to the ToneMatch on Mic 1. Too many opinions from band mates to decide how to plug the F1 system into the mixer and we need a solid...Read More...
Hi jb6198 There are lots of ways to setup your equipment so whatever works best for you where you like the sound is fine. Speakers and mixers are just tools so we need to use the right tool for the required job. In live sound, that can change from venue to venue or the composition of performers for the set/event. I only mention this because there are lots of opinions on configurations so don't be afraid to experiment to see what works best for you/the situation at hand. I own/like the...Read More...
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L 1 Compact as a Delay in a larger marquee with external Sub

nice result Bose L 1 Compact © with an external active Subwoofer in a marquee Delay as a L-Wide marquee with Y-Cable XLR from Amp Out to Input to Subwoofer. From Out with Y-Cable from Sub to the Line Level Input to Bose with TRS jack Sub with 180° phase invert brings a good result. Bose at 11 o´clock, Sub with 500 W RMS at 9 o´clock gain Using one extension is high enough for sitting people as You see. Yours KaiRead More...
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T1 Buttons getting "Mushy"

I have a T1 that works beautifully, however when I opened it for use this evening the three "editing control" buttons and the "Phantom Power" button all feel very mushy, and the rubber sticks to my fingers. All other buttons seem to be fine. When I pushed one of the buttons to make a selection, it actually left my fingerprint in the top. ?????? I am afraid to touch or do anything more. Please let me know if they can be replaced and how I get new buttons. Is this an ongoing problem? I store...Read More...
Hi John, Thank you for letting us know about the issue. Please give us a call at 877-335-2673 and we can ship you out some new knobs as replacements. We are open M-F, 9am - 9pm ESTRead More...
Last Reply By Nick-at-Bose · First Unread Post

Using two L1 II systaems for a 7-piece band. Stereo or mono?

We have a seven piece band. We have been using two of the L1 Series II for 7 years. We love them. We are trying to improve our set-up. We used to use two crosswise cables running from the preamp output of one ToneMatch to the Analog input of the opposite power base. This gave us mono output. The same sounds out of each speaker. That way, all the band members hear each other and, if someone in the audience is close to one speaker, they hear all the instruments and voices. Recently, we tried...Read More...
Hi Rick, Here's a take on how I might set your stage. Everything not connected to a T1® would go to the Mackie mixer and panned to hard left or right. I'm not certain about running the guitar in the middle into T1® #1. I'd have to hear how it sounds and check in with the guitarist about the experience of hearing the guitar through one L1® and his/her voice through the other. Have I correctly guessed that the vocalist without an instrument is the lead vocalist? STRead More...
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Fourteen Piece Band - Joelsprayberry

ST
Hi joelsprayberry, Thanks for using The Sketcher! -- click image to make changes to the live version -- No L1® specific content in this Sketch. There were no notes with this Sketch. 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...Read More...
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Six Piece Band - V

ST
Hi v, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- No L1® specific content in this Sketch. Quoting v from The Sketcher 1-bd 2-snr 3-bot 4-hh 5-tom 6-tom2 7-ft 8-china 9-ohL 10-ohR 11-bass 12-GTR L 13-GTR R 14-key1L 15-key1R 16-key2L 17-key2R 18-comp L 19-comp R 20-click1 21-click2 22-voc gtr 23-l.v 24-guest voc 25-c1 26-c2 27-c3...Read More...
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Gen II

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Hi gen_ii, Thanks for using The Sketcher! I'm sorry for the delay in processing this. Here is your Sketch. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- Legend: L1® Model II or L1® Model 1S T1 ToneMatch® audio engine Quoting gen_ii from The Sketcher This is our set-up Green numbers 1 is Gibson Hummingbird which is connected via Samson raddio system. 2 is tenor banjo connected direct. 3 is optional guitar connected direct. Yellow numbers 1 is Senneisser hand held radio mic 2 is Audio...Read More...
Hi Gen_II, gen_ii posted: also noticed recently that when connecting two systems together that the sound which should come through the main supply is not as loud as the signal from the balanced lead from opposite unit despite where the volume is set on power stands Can you tell us more about this basic crossover device? "I have built a basic crossover (no electronics) to connect all three systems together." What does it do? Do you have a schematic? How do you connect it? Thanks, STRead More...
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Six Piece Band - Eliasht12

ST
Hi Eliasht21, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- No L1® specific content in this Sketch. There were no notes with this Sketch. 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...Read More...
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Six Piece Band - G

ST
Hi G, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- No L1® specific content in this Sketch. Quoting G from The Sketcher Stage monitor/wedge required at 1,2, 3 and 4 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...Read More...
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running an analog mixer thru Bose L1 Model II Single B2 Bass with T1 Audio Engine and losing a channel

I'm running a Numark analog mixer thru Bose L1 Model II Single B2 Bass with T1 Audio Engine and losing a channel. I run two XLR outs from the Numarks R&L channels, right channel 1 in right, left to ch.2 on the Tonematch. I have the Numark mixer mono setting engaged. However, I am not receiving one of the channels, which is very pronounced in certain songs, (i.e. Beatles - Twist & Shout vocal side is not there). Please advise, TIA!Read More...

Tone match and other MIxer

Hello , I usually play solo and the tone match has adequate inputs for that but I am having another musician join me soon . Is it ok run a small powered mixer into the analog input of the L1 model 2 in conjunction with the tone match mixer? Thanks , JoeRead More...
Hi, Joe! Thank you for joining the Community. Warning Do NOT connect the speaker output of a powered mixer to the Model II Power Stand. You could damage the L1® or the powered mixer, or both. Having said that... Yes, it's okay to connect a mixer (line level output) to the analog input of the Model II Power Stand while connected to the T1® through the ToneMatch port. You need to get a mono output from the mixer. We have some notes about how to do that with most mixers here: Stereo Mixer to...Read More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

T1 Tonematch

Dead on arrival**Brand new T1 Tonematch with external T1 Tonematch PWR SUPPLY: Display screen and channel lights don't lit up upon powering on. Only phantom power button responds turning orange else all other knobs are non responsive. Is it audio engine or power supply or may be both dead on arrival? Any tips to identify the issue or defective item?Read More...
Hi Sanjay, Thank you for joining the Community. I am really sorry you're having a problem with your new T1®. If you purchased this at a physical store, I would take both items back and get new units. Otherwise, please call Bose Support on Monday morning. They will help you. Call Bose® Product & Technical Support at (877) 335-2673 (U.S. and Canada only) Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET STRead More...
Last Reply By ST · First Unread Post

Cave Stage - Matt

ST
We've come to call these Cave stages. Suggestions: Move the L1®s forward. More of the sound will project into the room. Turn the L1®s inward. This will help for monitoring. Run the guitar amp at the lowest volume possible that still allows you to develop the tone. Put a microphone on the amp and let the amp be heard through the L1®s. This will allow the guitar to be heard throughout the room without excessive stage volume. STRead More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos

2 x Compacts + Tonematch + Music input + microphone + 1 Guitar.

Hi Guys, can you send me a diagram showing the best way to link these together and what pre-sets on the TM for best operating standard. I'm getting conflicting advice , so thought i would consult the experts. Thanks , Les.Read More...
Hi Les, Here's how I would approach the setup: 1) Connect your music source to the T1 ToneMatch Microphone on channel 1 Guitar on channel 2 Music Input on channel 4/5 Here you'd want to use an 1/8" to Dual 1/4" adapter cable (assuming the music source uses an 1/8", or headphone, output). See the first image on this page For a preset, I'd choose one of the DJ/Playback options 2) Connect the T1 to one of the Compacts. Use a balanced (Tip Ring Sleeve) 1/4" to go from the T1's Master Out to...Read More...
Last Reply By Nick-at-Bose · First Unread Post

Five Piece Band - Micah

ST
Hi Micah, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- No L1® specific content in this Sketch. There were no notes with this Sketch. 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,...Read More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos

F1 System to Mixer

The setup is: Two F1 arrays with two bose subwoofers, also one Bose L1 with a subwoofer and ToneMatch, and a Behringer XR18 mixer. This concerns my Main Left and Right channels from the mixer: Would I plug into the two subwoofer first instead of plugging into both array speaker? The Bose L1 with sub is used as a monitor and plugged in to the bus input on mixer to the ToneMatch on Mic 1. Too many opinions from band mates to decide how to plug the F1 system into the mixer and we need a solid...Read More...
Hi jb6198 There are lots of ways to setup your equipment so whatever works best for you where you like the sound is fine. Speakers and mixers are just tools so we need to use the right tool for the required job. In live sound, that can change from venue to venue or the composition of performers for the set/event. I only mention this because there are lots of opinions on configurations so don't be afraid to experiment to see what works best for you/the situation at hand. I own/like the...Read More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos
Last Reply By SoundGeek · First Unread Post

L 1 Compact as a Delay in a larger marquee with external Sub

nice result Bose L 1 Compact © with an external active Subwoofer in a marquee Delay as a L-Wide marquee with Y-Cable XLR from Amp Out to Input to Subwoofer. From Out with Y-Cable from Sub to the Line Level Input to Bose with TRS jack Sub with 180° phase invert brings a good result. Bose at 11 o´clock, Sub with 500 W RMS at 9 o´clock gain Using one extension is high enough for sitting people as You see. Yours KaiRead More...
Recently Added Photos/Videos

T1 Buttons getting "Mushy"

I have a T1 that works beautifully, however when I opened it for use this evening the three "editing control" buttons and the "Phantom Power" button all feel very mushy, and the rubber sticks to my fingers. All other buttons seem to be fine. When I pushed one of the buttons to make a selection, it actually left my fingerprint in the top. ?????? I am afraid to touch or do anything more. Please let me know if they can be replaced and how I get new buttons. Is this an ongoing problem? I store...Read More...
Hi John, Thank you for letting us know about the issue. Please give us a call at 877-335-2673 and we can ship you out some new knobs as replacements. We are open M-F, 9am - 9pm ESTRead More...
Last Reply By Nick-at-Bose · First Unread Post

Using two L1 II systaems for a 7-piece band. Stereo or mono?

We have a seven piece band. We have been using two of the L1 Series II for 7 years. We love them. We are trying to improve our set-up. We used to use two crosswise cables running from the preamp output of one ToneMatch to the Analog input of the opposite power base. This gave us mono output. The same sounds out of each speaker. That way, all the band members hear each other and, if someone in the audience is close to one speaker, they hear all the instruments and voices. Recently, we tried...Read More...
Hi Rick, Here's a take on how I might set your stage. Everything not connected to a T1® would go to the Mackie mixer and panned to hard left or right. I'm not certain about running the guitar in the middle into T1® #1. I'd have to hear how it sounds and check in with the guitarist about the experience of hearing the guitar through one L1® and his/her voice through the other. Have I correctly guessed that the vocalist without an instrument is the lead vocalist? STRead More...
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