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Bose L1 Compact System

Bose L1 Compact System
alaScore 85

104 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Bose L1 Compact System. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People really like the price and design. The size and usability also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, size, design, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Bose L1 Compact System is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 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 Reviewers really like the price and design. The size and usability also get good feedback, but there are some critical comments about the reliability.

usability, size, design, price


90% 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

Jun, 2018

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

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Awesome sound system!


Got this for public speaking engagements to small groups 25-75 guest. Works great, sounds great, easy to use.

Nov, 2015

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I use the product for workshop. It is amazingly easy to enamble and the sound is fantastic

Nov, 2015

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"Serene sound all around"


We use the Bose speaker and mixer system for our school events -- talents shows, poetry days, end of year graduations and award ceremonies. We have special education, autistic, alternative students as well as adult learners who all benefit from the...

May, 2015

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Lacks power in mid-vocal range


We bought one of these for a (10x30) 300 square meter indoor space, for public addresses with audiences of 50-80. It sounds just fine, and I would recommend it for smaller venues. It simply lacks power to fill our space, and lacks clarity and power in...

Dec, 2014

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Highly recommend


Great solution to small audience (100-150) applications. Works nicely with ToneMatch. Highly recommend this quality build and sound. And B&H is the place to buy duty to knowledgable sales team and responsive service.

Aug, 2014

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Compact Audio Solution!


I use the Bose L1-Compact as the main audio for family conferences and training seminars. It does a superb job for speaking and preaching, movies and video, and a simple worship team (keyboard, guitar, and two mics).The simple setup is phenomenal. Our...

Jul, 2014

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I use at My 1300 sqfeet living room, sound great for DJ ing or just listem Music. Just had a party with 60 ppl great sound

Jun, 2014

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Hmmmmm - not sure


I'm not sure about this system yet. I have not had it out in a performance setting yet. I was surprised that there is only a bass and treble adjustment for the mic input and not the stereo and 1/4 input. Also the bass is unimpressive. In saying that,it...

Jan, 2014

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Easy to set up and I love it


We use it for our group performance

Dec, 2013