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Bose L1 Compact System

Bose L1 Compact System
alaScore 84

86 reviews

Oct, 2016

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 81 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 99/100 and users rate it 89/100. The average review date is Apr 22, 2011. We have compared these reviews to 1049550 reviews from other Speakers. The alaScore™ for this product is 84/100 = Very good. Last update: Oct 22, 2016.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 user reviews of Bose L1 Compact System from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bose L1 Compact Portable Line Array SystemBose L1 Compact Portable Line Array System

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Nat Stratcat (

Bose L1


I managed to jam on bass with some old mates recently and their "back line" comprised two Bose L1 systems. The whole band apart from the lead guitarist played through the Bose systems (Bass, Rythm, miked drums, keyboards and vocals). Although it seems...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: dotfrog (

One Word....WOW!


I researched this for 6 months before making the jump...and after unpacking, setting it up, and plugging in the acoustic and mic I was playing, literally in minutes. What I heard was amazing, the guitar was cleaner than I have ever heard and the vocals...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Sophia C (

Great As ALWAYS!!!


I bought this for my fiance as a birthday present as he is a musician. He already had a larger Bose portable system but needed a smaller one for smaller venues that he plays. It is so lightweight therefore easily portable and works amazingly. I already...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Lele (

Really Great for the Professional


My husband is a mobile DJ. He not only has these but he has the Bose L2 model as well. Depending on the venue is depending on which setup he takes (also how many channels he needs the L1 only has two channels). He also uses the compatible Bose mixer...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: (

Bose L1 Model II System Single Bass Package with T1 Audio Engine


This system is a Bose system, the construction was not bad. In this comparison sound was more open, at higher levels clean. I do not normally listen to any materials at loud levels, at times movies for fun. This system so far is not bad not bad at all,...

Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Active / Full Active System
Signal Connection:Wired


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
HDMI:No / Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System / Partly Active System / SIngle Active Component
Number of Speakers:<=3 / Not Applicable
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Speaker Type:Front/Stereo Speaker / Speaker System
System Type:2.1 / Single Component