Bose’s new all‑in‑one PA might be small, but it packs some serious punch.
It’s always good to try something new, and though there is a reasonable choice of portable, all‑in‑one sound reinforcement systems on the market, there aren’t many that claim to be as portable or as versatile as this latest offering from one of the longest‑established names in the industry. Continuing to develop their interesting story from the day when Amar Bose began repairing radio sets all those years ago, Bose do certainly have form when it comes to innovation (think noise‑cancelling headphones, for instance, or the L1 speaker system), and they seem to be continually striving to bring us new ideas.
The S1 Pro is marketed as a ‘multi‑position PA system’, and in my view it takes the whole idea of portability to a new level. It is a very compact piece of gear and certainly smaller than some studio monitors out there; stood upright it’s a mere 330mm or 13 inches tall, and at only 241mm (9.5 inches) wide it makes an extremely low‑profile...
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