T8S to L1 Model II

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Introduction

Connect a T8S ToneMatch mixer to two L1 Model IIs or two L1 Model 1S or one of each.

Recommendation
If you are panning everything up the middle like a traditional front of house setup, set up the L1 systems at least 20 feet (6 meters) apart. If you pan each sound source to only one L1 system, this recommendation does not apply. For more information see: Stereo / Mono / Distributed Systems
  • Connect the ToneMatch Power Supply to the T8S ToneMatch mixer for power.
  • Always use the ToneMatch Power Supply connected to the T8S ToneMatch mixer ToneMatch port.
  • Do not use the ToneMatch port to connect to a L1 power stand. The T8S ToneMatch mixer draws more power than the L1 power stand can supply.

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Connect the T8S to L1 Model II

1/4 inch (6.3 mm) Tip-Ring-Sleeve Outputs

T8S to L1 Model II.jpg


The output from the T8S ToneMatch mixer is a balanced mono 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) Tip-Ring-Sleeve and the input on the L1 Model II is a balanced mono 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) Tip-Ring-Sleeve so use a cable like this.

1/4" Male TRS to 1/4" Male TRS  Cable.

1/4" TRS Balanced Patch Cable (audiopile.net)



Set the L1 Model II Analog Input Trims to about 9:00 o'clock.

XLR Outputs

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The output from the T8S is a balanced mono XLR and the input on the L1 Model II is a balanced mono 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) Tip-Ring-Sleeve so use a cable like this.

XLR Female to 1/4" Male TRS  Cable.

XLR Female to 1/4" Male TRS Cable



L1 Model II Gain Staging

For each L1 Model II


L1 Model II Analog Input

The Analog input is a 1/4 inch (6.3 mm) Tip-Ring-Sleeve balanced input jack.

Model 1S Analog Input Detail.png


Analog input trim (volume, or gain) control

Setting the trim level on the Model II Power Stand is a one-time step. Once you have matched the output of the ToneMatch mixer to the input of the L1 you don't need to adjust it again.

Model II Analog Input Trim.png

T4S/T8S ToneMatch Mixers
  1. Connect the T8S ToneMatch mixer Main Output to the L1 Model II Analog Input
  2. Set the Analog Input trim to 9:00 o'clock. Control the volume with the Master Volume on the ToneMatch mixer.
    Model 1S/II Analog Input for T4S/T8S
    If you set the input trim higher, you will have excessive line noise.
  3. If the Signal/Clip indicator glows red, decrease the Trim level so that it glows only green or yellow.
For third-party mixers
  1. Set the Trim control on the power stand to the 0 (zero) position.
  2. Connect the third-party mixer Main Output to the L1 Model II Analog Input
  3. Adjust the volume of the third-party Main Output to the reference or nominal output level.
    • On analog consoles this may be marked as unity or 0 dB.
    • On digital consoles this may be marked as -18 dBFS[1][2]. The exact value (-18 dBFS to -20 dBFS) may vary depending your location[3].
    • Refer to the manual for the third-party for details.
  4. If the Signal/Clip indicator glows red, decrease the Trim level so that it glows only green or yellow.

Model 1S Analog Input