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Sub1 Powered Bass Module

Bose L1 Pro Portable Line Array Systems | Inner Wave Performs "Rose"play button

Bose L1 Pro Portable Line Array Systems | Inner Wave Performs "Rose"

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Sub1 Powered Bass Module

Technical Training: Bose L1 Pro Controls, Connections, and Cardioid – Sub1 & Sub2play button

Technical Training: Bose L1 Pro Controls, Connections, and Cardioid – Sub1 & Sub2

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The Bose Sub1 powered bass module pairs with nearly any portable PA to deliver earth-shaking low end down to 40Hz. Featuring Bose's groundbreaking 7" x 13" high-excursion RaceTrack driver, Sub1 produces the impact of a traditional 12" woofer in an ultra-compact enclosure. With 480W of Class D-power, this mighty module pumps out rich, full bass for small- to mid-sized venues.

RaceTrack Driver: Big Bass, Small Size

Sub1's innovative RaceTrack driver uses an oval shape to provide maximum cone area and excursion in a minimal space. This breakthrough design allows Sub1 to reach lower frequencies and higher volumes than conventional drivers of the same size, all while maintaining a slim, easily portable profile. Sub1's compact yet capable build makes touring and setup a breeze.

Seamless Connectivity

Connect Sub1 to a Bose L1 Pro32 system using the included SubMatch cable for a plug-and-play experience. SubMatch automatically calibrates Sub1 to the L1 Pro32, optimizing the crossover and EQ for full, rich sound. With a single cable providing power and digital audio, setup only requires one outlet. Sub1 also pairs easily with third-party PAs using standard XLR or 1/4" inputs.

Cardioid Mode: Focus Your Bass

For directional low-end coverage, stack two Sub1 modules and activate Cardioid Mode. Cardioid Mode uses phase-inversion to focus bass energy forward, reducing unwanted sound behind the speakers. This is ideal for outdoor events or keeping stages feedback-free. Place Sub1 modules side by side, then press the Cardioid Mode button on the rear panel of one unit. Bass will now project primarily from the front of the stacked modules, allowing you to direct energy exactly where you want it.

Roadworthy and Ready to Perform

Sub1's rugged enclosure and recessed controls were built to withstand the demands of touring and mobile use. Integral M20 threaded inserts allow mounting Sub1 to an optional Bose pole for elevated coverage. With exceptional power, portability and connectivity, Sub1 empowers you to deliver full-range, full-impact sound wherever the gig takes you. Experience the visionary Bose Sub1, the peak of portable PA.

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  • Add powerful bass to your portable PA system with low-end range down to 40Hz
  • Go from vehicle to venue easily with a slim design featuring a unique 7”×13” high-excursion RaceTrack driver; performance that rivals a conventional 12” woofer with a smaller footprint
  • Stack multiple Sub1 subwoofers for even more bass or unleashCardioid Mode for focused, directional performance that steers the bass out front and decreases feedback
  • Combine seamlessly with Bose L1 Pro32 portable line array via proprietary SubMatch connectivity, which delivers both power and audio over a single cable
  • Pair with other powered loudspeakers via line input and output with selectable crossover modes, plus integrated threaded pole mount for use with Bose S1 Pro PA and more

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Dimensions
  • Width: 9.84 in. (25.00 cm)
  • Height: 20.87 in. (53.00 cm)
  • Depth: 20.87 in. (53.00 cm)
Weight
  • 34.73 lb. (23.65 kg)
Frequency Response (+/- 3dB)
  • 40Hz–180Hz
Max SPL
  • 124.6dB
Wattage
  • 480W
In the box
  • Sub1 powered bass module
  • Slip cover
  • AC power cord

collapse expand iconWarranty

5 year warranty on all pro gear (speakers and amps).
Warranty terms vary on other products. Check with manufacturer for specific product warranty.

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