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T8S Mixer

I recently purchased a TS8. I have a T1...which was always great... and I needed more channels. I am not able to get global reverb of any kind...no matter what the setting. It simply doesn't work. The only way to get any channel reverb to to turn it up almost all the way...and then it just sounds bad. What can I do to get decent reverb? The T1 reverb was great. Why not just restore the T1 reverb in the TS8? I have read online about other people having problems like this. I am very frustrated...Read More...
Sorry for the late response. it was a busy week. answering below: First - have you updated the firmware? YES What loudspeaker system are you connecting to the T8S? L1 MODEL II. USING 1/4 OUTPUT (R-MONO) Do not connect to the Aux Outputs. Connect a microphone to T8S Channel 6 and then set the gain staging and ToneMatch Preset as shown in this article (there's a short video) DONE Let's use a Scene that has reverb enabled Turn the Rotary Selector to Scenes Select Full Band Load it. Turn up the...Read More...
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T8S TONEMATCH MIXER - USB-A Player

Hello, mix produces great sound combined with PA F1 I have a question about the USB player It would be highly desirable to disable automatically playing another song after playing one song. It would be ideal to set auto play YES / NO Kind regards HaitixRead More...

Help! Connected to my mixing table, my Bose speaker gives an echo

Urgent request! I am a singer-pianist and I have a Behringer mixing table to which I connect my microphone and digital piano. I used to use large dB speakers but tomorrow am performing in a very small room for which my Bose Soundtouch 20 music wireless system would be perfect. I added an adaptor from my 1/4" cable to mini-jack, which is perfect, but the sound comes out with a light echo. Impossible to perform with this. Can anyone help? (I have tried everything... at first my cable was mono,...Read More...
Hello, Suzi. We've established the wiring is not the issue, so I re-read your original post. You said, " but the sound comes out with a light echo. Impossible to perform with this. " Do you mean that you hear the sound of the keyboard slightly after you strike a key? If so, that's known as latency, and it's likely that we can't fix that with this combination of equipment. The SoundTouch 20 was engineered for pre-recorded music in a home entertainment setting, not live music in a professional...Read More...
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L1 II

Hello, this is not a development question. Have you at bose ever thought about issuing the L1 II model in stereo, meaning that e.g. speaker 1 goes R, speaker 2 goes L, speaker 3 goes R . . . speaker 24 goes L. An then have a switch to be able so choose between stereo oder mono play. This would for shure push the sales of the T4s and T8s right away. I don`t know whether this would technically be possible - may not. Possibly you give me a comment thereto. Thanks BrunoRead More...
"The response was not very enlightening..." Don, we have started a new discussion for you. Please follow the link. The Perfect 24 speaker stereo system Bose Pro Community Admin.Read More...
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Bose L1 model II replacement caps

HI there, I have a L1 Model II, I was wondering is you have the caps for the speakers, with the use these are now broken and need to replace them, speakers works fine, is mostly a "cosmetic" issue but I want to keep my Bose 100%Read More...
Hello, Raul. Thank you for joining the Bose Portable PA Community. Welcome. Please call Bose Support on Monday. Bose® Product & Technical Support at (877) 335-2673 (U.S. and Canada only) Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET Thanks! Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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Lid for the T1 Tonematch

I somehow lost the lid to my T1. Can I get a replacement lid anywhere?Read More...
Hello W. P. Anthony, Please call Bose Support. They can tell you if a replacement lid for your T1 is available. Bose® Product & Technical Support at (877) 335-2673 (U.S. and Canada only) Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM ET Thank you, Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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Popping sound on tonematch

Hi I am using a Huawei t10 tablet to play backing tracks and also music via T1 tonematch mixer. The issue I am having is that there is a popping noise at the start of each track just before music plays also at the end of the track and if i hit pause there isia delayed pop. The pop is quite loud. Any ideas on how to fix?Read More...

L1 compact problem.

Hi I own two l1 compact towers and have tried all the obvious changing tops and extensions and even the power lead. The problem is the xlr channel even with nothing connected has a crackle. Not just the gain hiss which both have but the xlr channel when I put the volume up at any level has a static crackling that is intermittent but constant. Hoping it's an easy fix ? Many thanksRead More...
Hello David, Welcome to the Bose Portable PA Community. It sounds like you've done a great job troubleshooting. Unfortunately your L1 Compact may need to be serviced. Please call Bose Support. United Kingdom Bose House, Quayside, Chatham Maritime Kent, ME4 4QZ, UK Bose UK Tel: +44 (0)3330-142545 pro_uk@bose.com Thank you, Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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subs for 802 series 2

I am installing 802 series II into our church, due very small mounting area in peak of sanctuary. I cant find any 302 or 502 subs for sale at the moment. What subs would you recommend for matching up well with the 802? It is for sound renforcement: Live praise band with bass, drums, el guitar, keyboard, with 4 vocals. Thank youRead More...
Hi Chuck, Welcome to the forum! 802 speakers are typically paired with MB4s or, if extra bass is needed for a larger room, MB12s . Thank you, NickRead More...
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L1 II with (and without) tonematch T1 has poor audio

Brand new out of the box. The sound quality coming out, especially the bass response is distorted and much lower quality that expected from this system. Using iphone/computer through audio cable into input 4 in tonematch. I've bypassed all setting and tried turning off all global settings. No improvment. I've also tried the d playback feature. Need this to work for an even coming up next week. Can you please help me get thisRead More...
Hello, Brian. Thank you for joining the Bose Portable PA Community. I'm sorry you're getting low quality sound from your new L1 Model II. Since it sounds poor with and without the T1, the T1 is probably fine. Please check that both ends of the blue bass module cable are inserted fully, and turned until you hear a click as you lock it into place in both the L1 Model II Power Stand and the bass module. Does that make any difference? What kind of bass module do have; a B1 or B2? If it's a B2,...Read More...
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T1 blank blue screen

Hello I just purchase a brand new T1 Tonematch and there is a blank blue screen upon start up. Is this something that can be fixed?Read More...
Ok thank you. I just exchanged it at Long and McQuade for a new unit. Unfortunately only a floor model was available for exchange and it seemed as though they are discontinuing sales of this unit. No new in box units were available in Ontario and I was told they could not order any new ones in.Read More...
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Bose Connect app for SoundLink III

Any plans to add Soundlink III support to the Bose Connect app? I see it supports a lot of the "lesser" models of the Soundlink...Read More...
Hello, KBlake. Thank you for your comments. Since our community is dedicated to discussions about the Bose Portable PA line of products , we'll close the discussion here. Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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L1_Updater not launching on Mac OS X Sierra (10.12.6)

I am unable to launch the L1_Updater app on Mac OS X Sierra. I tried launching from the command-line and got the following error: EnumConnectedDevices : Error - More devisec found than supported logout Saving session... ...copying shared history... ...saving history...truncating history files... ...completed. I tried removing all USB devices other than the keyboard & mouse - and the Bose T8S device itself. I tried rebooting as well with only these devices attached... but I still get the...Read More...
Hi tmart, We're investigating this further at this end. Just to confirm: Have you tried starting the L1 Updater application from the icon instead of the command line? Do you have access to a different computer running an older version of MacOS or Windows? Thank you, Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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Running an L1 Model 2 Without a Bass Unit Attached

Can I damage a Bose L1 model 2, if I use it without a Bass unit attached?Read More...
Hello Derek, I'm sorry for the late reply. Thank you for the added information. You'll also need a a crossover or system controller to send the correct frequencies to the B2 bass modules. Otherwise you'll have some overlap of low end frequencies with the 802s. Also - the B2 bass modules were not engineered to run full range. They don't sound great above 200 Hz. This could work. The default signal from the L1 Model II Power Stand Bass Line Out is 40-200 Hz and the EQ is tuned for the B2...Read More...
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T4S USB playback

Two main observations. Not all USB sticks will work, only found one out of 5 I own worked, ironically a USB 3 Sandisk Extreme 64Gb formatted FAT 32. I see Bose reference those they have tested in the documentation, but the upfront marketing doesn’t appear to mention this. Not all WAV files will play, they appear to need to be created at a sample rate of 44100 16bit (Haven’t checked 44100 24bit yet). Some of my existing backing tracks are double that 88200 so will need converting. Again the...Read More...
Hello, David. Thank you for your comments. I will share these with our marketing department and engineering. Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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Hello I recently bought 2 Bose L1 Model 1's and a T1 Tonematch. At this time we only want to run 4 vocal mics thru the system. How do I connect it all together? We want all 4 vocals coming out of both L1's. Also is it possible to use our floor monitors as well?Read More...
Hello, baldmusician. Thanks for the clarification. The T1 has three XLR combo jack inputs (Channels 1, 2, 3). These support microphones. Channel 4/5 is a line-level input and is not suitable for a microphone. However, if you need to run connect a fourth microphone, you can use an impedance matching transformer to connect it to channel 4. See: Use a fourth microphone with the T1 Assuming you want the same signal going to both L1 Model I systems, you can Connect the T1 to the first L1 Model I...Read More...
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Repair facilities near Virginia Beach,

Mr. Hoon
Folks, I was using my L1B2 at a party this afternoon when a rogue lightning strike caused a power surge. Even though I had a surge strip, it appears the base is fried (the T1 still responds...I can see the lights pulse when I tap the mics). When. I turn it on with or without the T1 connected, I get a high frequency squeal within 5 seconds of turning the base on. So...With this in mind, where is the closest factory-authorized repair facility (FYI...I have a gig two Saturdays from today. Help!Read More...
I was using my Bose L1B2 this past Saturday evening to play some MP3 files I have on a small laptop for a birthday party at a local condo clubhouse. As luck would have it, lightning struck nearby. Even though I had the laptop and the Bose unit plugged into a Prime 6-Outlet, 1000 Joule Surge Protector (which appears to be just fine), the power stand base unit apparently took the brunt of the surge. The laptop shut off, but it powered right back up. Also, the speaker array was spared (I turned...Read More...
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bose s1 pro

I have recently bought a bose S1 pro can anyone tell me how to connect to my L1 compact solo and what type of connecting cable to useRead More...
Hello Philip Knight, S1 Pro to L1 Compact If you want the reverb or you are using the S1 Pro as a monitor, you can connect things like this. S1 Pro output to Compact Channel 2 (ToneMatch set to Line Level) using a 1/4 inch Tip-Ring-Sleeve (balanced) connection. If you are using the S1 Pro as a personal monitor use the horizontal orientation. L1 Compact to the S1 Pro? You might do this in an oddly shaped room where the L1 Compact can not reach everyone in the audience. Then you can place the...Read More...
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ASAP Help connecting T1 tonematch to a LEM rx300 powered mixer

Hi guys, Gigging tonight and I want more channels for my band so need help connecting my T1 tonematch to a LEM rx300 powered mixer. I already connected a TS cable from the Master Output of the T1 to line 1 of the Lem rx300. The sensor lights are picking up a signal but there is no sound coming out? Do I need to use a TRS cable? ThanksRead More...
Hello, Killian. Thank you for joining the Bose Portable PA Community. Thanks for the pictures. It looks you are using both the XLR and the Line inputs in the same channel here. Normally you would use XLR OR 1/4 inch inputs but not both into the same channel. Try moving the XLR to channel 2. Using a Tip-Ring-Sleeve cable might help. It depends if the line input is balanced. But even the Tip-Sleeve should give you a signal. Do NOT connect the speaker output of the LEM rx300 powered mixer to...Read More...
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Can the F1 & it's sub Handle a full band

We have bought a a new set of F1 speakers and it's subs at church .But we are not happy with the sound quality we get. We use 7 piece drum mic 1 bass Guitar 1 lead 1 acoustic 1 set of keys/sometimes 2 1 wireless mic/sometimes 2 3 corded micsRead More...
Hi Sledgehammer, Please tell us about the size and capacity of the church. I'd like to understand more about your environment. Does the buzzing sound mechanical - like the grills or something inside is vibrating? Do you have a signal generator or can you use the keyboards to isolate the frequency at which the buzzing occurs? Do you have the F1 Model 812s EQ set to WITH SUB? Thanks for the clarification. STRead More...
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Bose Connect App for Mac?

Kevin Salyer
Any plans for a Connect “app” for Mac OS? I would lIke to use party mode with iTunes and two soundlink speakers. Thanks.Read More...
Hello Kevin, Thank you for your question. Bose has not announced any plans to support the Bose Connect app on any desktop operating systems (macOS or Windows). It is available for IOS and Android. For support for Bose SoundLink speakers, please follow this link. Bose Bluetooth Only Speakers Thank you. Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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Using S1 as a floor monitor w/drum machine

Hi, I am using an L1 model 2 as our main PA for a guitar duo. Due to limited space at most of our gigs, we cannot always put the L1 behind us. I am hoping to use the S1 as a floor monitor, and put the L1 up in front of us. We also use a drum machine, and wanted to make sure that the S1 will be able to handle the lower frequencies of the drum machine. We don't play at extremely high volumes, so I am thinking it will ok. Thanks.Read More...
Duplicate post. Please see: Using S1 as a floor monitor w/drum machine Thank you. Bose Pro Community AdminRead More...
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Connecting T8S to L1 Model 1S via Tonematch

I have a new T8S, which is connected to an L1 Model 1S via the Tonematch port and cable (from a T1). The instructions say this is not possible, but it works. Please let me know if it can be used this way. Thanks..Read More...
i tested this and it shut down after several minutes. thanks for your confirmation!Read More...
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"Corrupted" Audio when connecting from iPad to T8S over USB

I regularly use the USB audio on the T1 to play backing tracks onto the L1 Model 1S. At times the audio would start to corrupt, but that was infrequent and easily fixed by unplugging and reinserting the USB or turning off the T1 and turning it back on. The T8S has a greater tendency to do this and I do not want to be forced to use an audio feed vs. the USB. Are you familiar with this issue and do you have any suggestions on how to work around it? Thanks..Read More...
i did the factory reset and it is now fixed. thanks!Read More...
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