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Classic This information is applicable to the L1® Classic
L1 Model I This information is applicable to the L1 Model I

Make/Model here Mixer

Summary

Simplest thing that could possibly work.

Use the ¼ inch phone jack (Tip-Sleeve) outputs to

You can use the XLR Balanced outputs.

Outputs

XLR Balanced +4

The nominal output of the XLR Balanced Outputs is too high for the XLR inputs on the PS1 Power Stand Channels 1 and 2. If you want to use balanced cables from the Mixer to Channels 1/2 on the L1 Classic or L1 Model I you may need to use a Pad to lower the signal level from the mixer.

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XLR Balanced with built-in-pad

If the Mixer has a button, switch or adjustment that allows you to attenuate (turn down) the output of the balanced XLR main outs, try the setting with the lower output.

Here is an example (Mackie 1402 VLZ)

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Otherwise you may need to use a Pad for each output channel.

¼ Inch with suitable output

for PS1 Powerstand Channel 1 or 2 inputs

You can use TS (Tip Sleeve) unbalanced cables, or TRS (Tip Ring Sleeve) balanced cables, but since the ¼ inch phone connections at the Bose Classic and Model I Power Stand are unbalanced there is no particular benefit using balanced cables.

¼ Inch Tip-Sleeve (unbalanced) to ¼ Inch Tip-Sleeve (unbalanced)

Tip-Sleeve to Tip-Sleeve

This should work fine.

¼ Inch Tip-Ring-Sleeve (balanced) to ¼ Inch Tip-Sleeve (unbalanced)

Tip-Ring-Sleeve to Tip-Sleeve

This should work fine.

¼ Inch Tip-Ring-Sleeve (balanced) to ¼ Inch Tip-Ring-Sleeve (balanced)

Tip-Ring-Sleeve to Tip-Ring-Sleeve

This should also work, but likely no better than a simple ¼ Inch Tip-Sleeve to Tip-Sleeve cable. This is because the ¼ Inch input on the Bose System is Tip-Sleeve (unbalanced) anyway.


Cables you can use

XLR (balanced) to XLR (balanced)

XLR to XLR, male to female

(balanced to balanced) should be fine. This is the same kind of cable you would use to connect a microphone.


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XLR Balanced Output to ¼ inch Phone Jack

XLR Female to ¼ Inch Tip-Sleeve

XLR Female to 1/4 Inch Tip Sleeve

This should work well with any of the ¼ Inch inputs for Power Stand Channels 1, 2, 3, 4. Those inputs are all unbalanced. There is no particular benefit to using this kind of cable as compared to the one below.

XLR (balanced) to ¼ Inch Tip-Ring-Sleeve (balanced)

XLR female to Tip-Ring-Sleeve

This should work well with any of the ¼ Inch inputs for Power Stand Channels 1, 2, 3, 4. Those inputs are all unbalanced, so there is no particular advantage to using this balanced cable compared to an unbalanced cable. There is no particular benefit to using this kind of cable as compared to the one above.

If you use the ¼ inch inputs

Use




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