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Bose L1 Model II power stand

Where can I buy a power stand for the L1 model II? Mine is out of warranty. I'm only getting sound from the bass but not the tops. There's also a fault light burning in the power stand. Help!!!Read More...
Hi zonex7, I’m sorry the speakers on your L1 are not working! Please contact us at the phone number below so we can discuss the issue further and find a resolution. Thank you,Read More...

Updating Firmware/Presets on T1

Hi - Firstly if this question has been answered a million times I would like to apologise for my failure in locating them. When I try to download the 'installer' (i think it's called) file I can't seem to get past the point where it says; 'no longer supported'. PLease could you advise how I go about installing new user presets from the site. Also is there a way to delete all the previous miss mash of scened I have created when I first acquired the T1 and just kept saving useless settings...Read More...
Hi charlie0chandon, There are four preset banks available on the T1. We suggest leaving the default set of presets stored to the first bank labeled “T1 ToneMatch Presets." You can overwrite this with a different set of presets but doing so will overwrite and remove the default presets. So, we recommend using banks A, B, and C to load your choice of three additional sets of presets. As for the noise you’re experiencing with the acoustic guitars, try the Takamine to see if you get the same...Read More...

Pro Tools recording

Good Day, Have been using Audacity and Krystal with good results recording through Tonematch, but thinking about buying Pro Tools LE. Anyone have experience using the T1 as as the interface with success? Haven't been able to find any posts specific to the T1 and any vesion of Pro Tools software. Thanks to anyone who might know. Best regards, WaltRead More...
Dear Walt B, I just visited pro-tool's website, and it looks like the MP-9 version requires an "m-audio interface". Our T1 is not an "m-audio interface", it is a name brand item. You can check out their website for more info: http://www.avid.com/US/products/family/Pro-Tools . Eric-at-BoseRead More...

Updating Firmware/Presets on T1 - Len Imbery

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New discussion for Len ImberyRead More...
Hi Len, Our engineering group is aware of the compatibility issue with OSX Lion and the ToneMatch software. If updates become available they will be posted at http://www.bose.com/controller...ematch_downloads.jsp . If you have access to a different OS, try updating the ToneMatch using that OS as an alternative. Thank you,Read More...

Bose lifestyle 8 serie 2

Mon lifestyle model 5 media center ne fonctionne plus et j'aimerais savoir si je peux acheter un Système vidéonumérique (DVD)(Media Center) de cinéma maison Lifestyle® 18 série III, juste le Média Center . Est-ce que cela va fontionner les prise arrières sont-elles les mêmes. MerciRead More...
Hi mimine, This forum is dedicated to our L1 line of products. For assistance with your Lifestyle system, please follow this link for contact information: http://francais.bose.ca/enfr/c...er_service/index.jsp . Thank you,Read More...

Advice on L1 setup for sporting events

I'm an admitted novice when it comes to audio, but I'm intrigued by the capabilities of the L1, and the L1 Compact in particular. Our Little League has infrequently had need for outdoor public address systems for ceremonies, playoff games, etc., but we're now looking to buy something permanent. I saw the L1 in action at an All Star game in a neighboring league last summer and the sound output from such a small system was incredible. I'm sure that a single L1 will more than meet our needs for...Read More...
Hi Mike Stopper, Welcome to the forum! For music playback, we generally recommend a single L1 Compact for audiences up to 100. For a speaking event, a single Compact could cover up to 300. The larger L1 systems can cover audiences of about 500. These numbers can vary though depending on how attentively the audience is listening and the size of the coverage area. Adding a second L1 won’t necessarily double the audience size that can be covered, but it will allow you to place the systems in...Read More...

Expanding capability of Soundmatch

Hi, thank you for providing a superb piece of amplification. The LI Model 11 with the sound match unit is just what I expected however I now want to use it with a bigger band (more musicians) is there any way I can increase the number of instruments that go through the platform? Would another small mixer work, if I fed 3 horns into the mixer and then sent the signal form the mixer to the Soundmatch?Read More...
Hi Gordon Mark Webber, Welcome to the forum! Typically we suggest connecting an additional mixer to the Analog Input on the Model II powerstand. The mixer will likely have its own gain and EQ adjustments (and effects, depending on the mixer) for each of its inputs. So, you could individually adjust each of the mixer’s input channels to your liking and send that adjusted signal to the L1. You can certainly connect an additional mixer as you described as well. By connecting it to a channel on...Read More...

analog to digital audio

I purchased the bose cinemate system when i downgraded to apartment living. I have a tv and computer with hdmi connectivity but i want to route the sound from the computer thru the cinemate and out the tv. how can i achieve this?Read More...
Hi experimentor, This forum is specifically for our L1 line of products. For questions on your CineMate system, please contact our technical support team at (800) 367-4008 and a representative will be happy to assist. Thank you,Read More...

New l1 model II owner

Though I have two B1s it sounds tinny. I've tried EQing using t1; still sounds too tinny. I play a Collings om2hsb with k n k pure mini under saddle passive pickup. I'm using recommended k n k preamp. Still sounds tinny. Please someone tell me what I'm doing wrong. I played through a cheap Fender passport 150 that to my ears sounded much better than the best setting I've made on my Bose. I really want to keep this L1, but so far am sadly disappointed. I MUST BE DOING SOMETHING WRONG. Help...Read More...
Hi Joe, No problem at all, I’m glad I could help! If you have any other questions about your system, just let us know. Thank you,Read More...

T1 ToneMatch Channel 3 Noise brysava

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New discussion for brysava spun off from T1 ToneMatch Channel 3 Noise (Colin Dodds) quote: Originally posted by Acoustic Doddsy: Update All is still well with the repaired T1. Thanks to everyone for their assistance with getting this issue resolved, especially Adam and Eric for pushing BOSE Australia on my behalf.Read More...
Hello brysava, I am sorry to hear you are having this issue. There are some troubleshooting steps you could take (if you haven't already) including trying different devices and cables through that channel, trying the same signal through another channel, and also resetting the unit by unplugging it, re-seating the connections, and plugging it back in after a minute or so. If the issue persists, please contact us. I'm sure we can work with you to find a resolution regardless of warranty...Read More...

T1 ToneMatch Channel 3 Noise (Colin Dodds)

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New discussion for Colin Dodds spun off from T1 Tone Match Channel 3 Noise (motocrossvic) Edit title - previously T1 ToneMatch Channel 3 NoiseRead More...
Update All is still well with the repaired T1. Thanks to everyone for their assistance with getting this issue resolved, especially Adam and Eric for pushing BOSE Australia on my behalf.Read More...

Considering compact Bose

I currently own the L1 with the bigger original base and a bass unit. I am female and frequently do solo gigs with my hammered dulcimer. Lots of weddings outdoors. It is very difficult for me to handle weight wise and I am considering switching to the compact model but am worried it might not give enough coverage. It says only about 100 people on your website. 6 speakers vs. 24. Any thoughts would be most appreciated. Thanks LisaRead More...
Hello Lisa Ray, Please see more replies from the general community here: Considering Compact Bose . To our general community members wishing to respond to Lisa Ray, please follow the link to Considering Compact Bose in the community discussion area. Thank you.Read More...

Should I purchase Panaray® 620M for monitors

I am in a bluegrass band that is all acoustic...meaning all vocals and insturments are mic'ed (other than the standup bass). We use Audix OM5 for the insturments and Sure 58's for the vocals hooded to a 8-channel Soundcraft board which runs to a L1 Model 1. Generally, we can get by without feedback if we place our L1 Model 1 a little in front of our mics. However, in loud venues this does not even work. And in both cases we are not able to hear ourselves as well as we would like. We are...Read More...
Hi scssmith, Welcome to the forum! I’m sorry the L1 isn’t working out for you in all venues. There are several things that could contribute to the feedback you’re experiencing. If you haven’t already, try the following suggestions. Make sure the mixer’s trim / gain controls are set properly: 1. Set the mixer’s master, channel, and trim controls to zero. 2. Sing or play into the microphone at the loudest level that you would during a performance. 3. While playing, slowly turn the trim / gain...Read More...

L1 Classic keeps cutting out mid gig!

Hi, I bought an L1 Model 1 Classic with 2x B1's from Ebay here in the UK about 8 months ago and it has started to cut out about half an hour into our first set when playing live. At first, the sound comes back after about ten seconds but, each time it happens after that, the length of time it stays off becomes longer and longer until, in a blind panic and with an increasingly impatient audience, we are forced to abandon the unit and put everything through our guitarist's Classic. We use my...Read More...
Hi STRATMAN2, I’m sorry about the issue you’re experiencing with your L1 system! Since you have already swapped parts with the other members’ L1 systems and connected different sources to the system, it does sound like the issue is related to your L1. At this point it would be best to discuss the situation with our technical support team. Please visit http://www.bose.co.uk/GB/en/contact-us/ for contact information and assistance. Thank you,Read More...

Can I add a Bose banner?

rogerwells
I currently own 2 L1 M2s, and a L1 compact. I always have people interested in the system, for the way it sounds and it's looks. It would be nice if I could say go to my site and click on the Bose button and there is the info. Can you help me do that? ThanksRead More...
Hi rogerwells, Thanks for the interest! This inquiry would be best directed to our corporate center where you will be pointed in the right direction for assistance. Follow the link below and scroll to the bottom of the page for contact information. http://www.bose.com/controller?url=/contact/index.jsp Thank you,Read More...

Bose Companion 5 connections?

I was considering the Companion 5 series for my desktop and I have a CL XFI Recon3D soundcard and want to be able to get the benefits of it by being able to hookup the speakers to the soundcard like you able to with the companion 3 series. How is this possible if the 5 series is USB?Read More...
Hi steven451, This forum is specifically for our L1 family of products. For assistance with the Companion speakers, please contact our technical support team at 1-800-367-4008 (Mon-Fri 8:30AM-10:00PM; Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM). Thanks you,Read More...

Different Equalizations

Hello Dear friends, I would like to use channel 4/5 for my playbacks and channel 1 for my sax. But I have been facing one specific trouble, everytime when I load a specific Scenes for Channel 1, the Tonematch uses the same effect to channel 4/5,I mean when I Load "Sax Reto Scene", Tonematch uses the sames equalization for both channels. I would like to use different equalizations to Channel 1 and 4/5 Thanks in advance, LuizRead More...
Great, I’m glad to hear all is working! Let us know if you have any other questions.Read More...
New discussion for Tom the Guitar guy. Spun off from One L1 Compact - 2 singers and an MP3 player quote: Originally posted by Julio-at-Bose: Hello ikay, To answer your follow up question the external mixer would hook up the same way as the T1. It would go to channel 2. Channel one is a mic input only. Please fell free to contact us if you have any further questionsRead More...
Hi Tom, Channel 1 is designed as a microphone input. If you are using a mic mixer with XLR outputs, it should work fine, but you may need to adjust the trim level depending upon the output level of the mixer. Thanks for posting, and let us know if you have any more questions.Read More...

One L1 Compact - 2 singers and an MP3 player

I'd like to us a single L1 Compact for a vocal duo with two microphones and an MP3 player providing the backing track. Can you please advise how to achieve this? Is a T1 engine needed to mix the two mic inputs or can a simple external mixer be used? If using a T1, how would this connect to the Compact? Would the MP3 player still be plugged into Ch2 of the Compact or would it plug into the T1? Many thanks.Read More...
Hello Tom the Guitar guy, Please see this new discussion for your question: One L1 Compact - and mixer to share the microphone input presetRead More...

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I've a Bose Lifestyle 8 Series II system bought about 10 years ago and used - literally - about six times. I find the huge Accoustimass module a pain to house, to clean and to move around. To a lesser extent also annoying are the four speakers with their long cables (moving houses, so we have not permanently installed the speakers on a wall and cut off the excess cable). My question is: can I buy some new component like a Wave (cost $$?) or iPod - or whatever -and utilise our existing Bose...Read More...
Hi Sandra, I’m sorry about the issue with your Lifestyle 8II system. This forum, however, is specifically for our L1 line of products. For assistance with your Lifestyle 8II system, please contact our technical support team at 1-800-367-4008. Thank you!Read More...

Bose 3-2-1 Series III Festplatte anschließen

Bose 3-2-1 Series III Festplatte anschließen Hallo, ich habe die frage wie kann ich an mein bose system eine externe festplatte anschließen? könnte mir da wer helfen? MFGRead More...
Dear flos, Apologies, but this forum is specifically for our L1 line of products. For assistance with your 321 system , please visit http://www.bose.de/DE/de/home-...nt/customer-service/ for assistance in Germany. Eric-at-BoseRead More...

tonematch presets

I recently purchased a L1 Model ll system with Tonematch.I play at my own Irish pub with my wife.We run a Shure PG 58 mic and a EV RE-2 410 wireless mic,an epiphone acoustic guitar and a laptop with backing tracks. I was wondering which presets I should use for the mics and guitar.I am having some feedback issues with the EV wireless and are not getting a full sound from that mic.I am using a EV N/D357 preset for the wireless and a Shure SM58 for the other mic. I am using a Taylor T5 preset...Read More...
Hi moose, If you are looking to connect a remote speaker, the most straight-forward approach would be to use the master out jack of your Tonematch engine. Since it is a line-level output, you would need to use a powered speaker, or connect it to an amplifier first. The connection can be done with a 1/4" cable. Thanks for your post, and let us know if you have any more questions.Read More...

L1 Model 1 no power

Last Friday I wasn't able to get one of my L1's to power up. Tried 2 different power cables, with no change. I haven't checked the fuse yet, just curious if there are any thoughts?Read More...
Dear DJ Bob, At this point it sounds like the powerstand will probably need to come in to us for service. Please call 877-335-2673, and we can get you set up. We are open Monday through Friday 8:30am to 9pm (est), and Saturday 9am to 7pm. Thank you and have a great day! Eric-at-BoseRead More...

Using 2 L1 Model 1s

We're buying a second L1 Model 1 system and want to use both together with an un-powered external mixer(Mackie, Behringer)and want to know the best way to hook them together so everything comes out of both. Should we come out of the 4 outputs of the mixer, 2 to each L1 or to one of the L1s and daisy chain them together? And if we should daisy chain them, ...how? Thanks, LarryRead More...
Hi Larry, Welcome to the forum! Since the L1 systems output mono, if the mixer has two mono outputs, connect one mono output to each L1. Or, if the mixer has four outputs, you can certainly connect it as you described. Typically we suggest connecting a mixer to channel 3 and/or 4 on the Model I powerstand. This is because channels 3 and 4 do not have gain and EQ adjustments. These adjustments can instead be made individually at mixer for each of its input channels. Let us know if you have...Read More...
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