Bose L1 Model I Features
- Recommended for DJs and lower-range instruments
- Bose Spatial Dispersion™ loudspeaker technology
- Four inputs, two with ToneMatch® presets
- Four-channel mixer
- Cylindrical Radiator® loudspeaker
- Integrated power amplifiers
- Channel inserts/effects loops
- Bass module and Bass line out
- Digital data in/out
- R1 remote input
- Two B1 bass modules included
- Unique, all-in-one system
Bose’ L1 Model I PA projects clean, detailed sound evenly across the stage and throughout an audience of up to several hundred, with little change in tone or volume while producing a smooth, consistent tone, whether you’re in front of the loudspeaker or off to the side. The L1 System eliminates the need for monitors, mixers or complicated PAs and reduces unwanted room reverberation. The innovative L1 Model I Cylindrical Radiator® loudspeaker allows for wide, uniform coverage throughout an entire room thanks to the line array of 24 small drivers mounted into a vertical enclosure. The coverage area is nearly 180 degrees which is very broad in comparison to conventional stage speakers where volume and tone diminish very slowly over distance.
a typical loudspeaker… it’s a real breakthrough in amplified sound. …
-Guitar World Magazine; 4/04/09
The loudspeaker’s wedge-shaped dispersion pattern sends very little audio up or down, preventing much of the room reverberation that can muddy your sound. Unlike traditional amplification setups, a Bose L1 system lets you, your fellow musicians and the audience hear the same sound. You don’t need any other stage monitors, mixers or PA speakers. Your L1 system replaces them all with one sleek, powerful setup.
Cylindrical Radiator® loudspeaker
Utilizing 24 small drivers mounted into a slim, vertical enclosure to create nearly 180 degrees of horizontal coverage, the Cylindrical Radiator loudspeaker has very little dropoff in volume and tone. Loudspeaker’s two-piece, interlocking design makes for quick and easy setup, breakdown and transport.
Integrated power amplifiers
Mounted in the power stand, the integrated power amps deliver clean, precise amplification for L1 Model I loudspeaker and the two B1 included bass modules.
Versatile Inputs and Outputs
Proprietary ToneMatch® presets on channels 1 and 2 optimize L1 system to match intended natural sound of specific instruments and microphones on channels 1 and 2.
Channel inserts/effects loops
Add external effect with ease! Just connect external effects and processors to channels 1 and 2 via 1/4 inch TRS line input/output jack. Use a stereo plug to connect the send and return signals with one cord.
Bass module out
Connect the included B1 Module (and a second optional B1) to the amplified bass output and the L1 system automatically adjusts equalization appropriately when a bass module is connected.
Bass line out
Connect a 1/4 inch TRS phone cable and connect your own powered subwoofer, additional amplifiers or one of Bose® own PackLite® amplifiers that allow you to connect up to two additional B1 bass modules.
Digital Data In/Out
Use the Digital out to send a digital mix of channels 1 and 2 to external recording gear at 48KHz sample rate, the Digital data input allows you to update product firmware and ToneMatch presets.
The included R1 Remote makes it easy to control your L1 system from a distance if when necessary. The R1 provides tone controls that provide 12 dB cut or boost to the high, mid and low frequencies on channels 1 and 2, level controls with signal/overload LEDs that show green/red signal status to help you set proper gain levels and use the Master level to adjust volume of all four input channels simultaneously.
Compact, lightweight enclosure is easy to transport, set up and break down. Small footprint takes up considerably less space than traditional bass cabs required for same performance. Interlocking feet let you securely stack up to four modules together on their sides.
Highly efficient speaker design features two 5.25 inch (13.3 cm), high-output, high-excursion drivers that produce deep, strong bass from a small enclosure. When connected to power stand, active equalization circuitry automatically adjusts bass signal appropriately.
What’s in the Box?
- L1 Model I power stand and carrying bag
- L1 Model I Cylindrical Radiator loudspeaker and carrying bag
- Two B1 Bass modules with cables and slip covers
- Power stand cord, spare fuse and protective plug
- R1 remote and cable