Will L-1 S work with Original L-1 Power base?

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Will L-1 S array work with original L-1 base?

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Hello bhguitar9,


Unfortunately, but by design, none of the cylindrical radiator sections of the L1's are compatible between models (Classic, Model I, Model II, and Model 1s.)  The speaker sections have different impedances; socket shapes, depths or tabs; connector type; and/or connector alignment. See this link for more information.


Does that help?


Edit:  Just saw your other post.  I think Bose will need to answer that one.  I don't know if anyone has information on the connectors.  Contact Bose Support for US, Canada here, and Latin Markets here, or Bose Portable PA Support for other countries here.