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Bose® S1 Pro

Portable PA system — includes rechargeable battery

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Our take on the Bose® S1 Pro

The Bose S1 Pro portable PA system provides a convenient one-speaker solution for a musician playing in a coffeehouse, a DJ in a small club, a business conference room, a classroom, a dance studio, or even busking on a street corner for spare change. Whether you're using the AC power cord or running off the included battery pack, the S1 Pro will deliver the sound you want, wherever you want it.

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The Bose S1 Pro portable PA system provides a convenient one-speaker solution for a musician playing in a coffeehouse, a DJ in a small club, a business conference room, a classroom, a dance studio, or even busking on a street corner for spare change. Whether you're using the AC power cord or running off the included battery pack, the S1 Pro will deliver the sound you want, wherever you want it.

Portrait or landscape: Auto EQ

The S1 Pro's onboard sensors automatically optimize the sound for different positions — vertical onstage, horizontal as a stage monitor, or on a speaker stand, for example. You can rotate the Bose logo to match the orientation you're using, so it'll always look cool. Weighing just 15 pounds, the rugged S1 Pro transports easily using its convenient handle, so it's a great multi-purpose PA for the working musician.

Controls and connections

The S1 Pro's 3-channel mixer features tone control, reverb, and ToneMatch® processing that optimizes the signal for microphones and guitars. You'll find an aux input for plugging in an audio device, or you can stream music wirelessly from your Bluetooth® device to the S1 Pro, for a really convenient way to connect and play music. A line output lets you hook up a second Pro S1 (or another powered speaker) for louder occasions.

Bose S1 Pro

Bose S1 Pro connection and control panel

Product Highlights:

  • compact portable PA system
  • rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack included
  • built-in power amplifier, high- and low-frequency drivers, 3-channel mixer
  • Inputs 1 and 2 : mic/line including volume, tone, reverb, ToneMatch processing
    • ToneMatch optimizes input to source: vocal, guitar, off (line level)
  • Input 3: stereo line (3.5mm), Bluetooth
  • line output for connecting another powered speaker
  • Auto EQ optimizes signal for 4 different applications:
    • elevated surface — like a table
    • tilt-back — on floor aimed at audience
    • monitor mode — as a stage wedge
    • speaker stand or pole
Other Features:
  • built-in carrying handle
  • 35mm socket for pole-mounting
  • dimensions: 9-1/2" W x 13-1/8" H x 11-1/8" D
  • weight: 14.3 lbs. (without battery); 15.5 lbs. (with battery)
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Powered PA speaker
  • Rechargeable battery (installed)
  • 76" Power cord (IEC 3-pin)
  • Owner's manual (Eng / Span / Fren / Others)

Just amazing bose did it again. I recommend this if you are looking for a better portable sound.

maika, Pago Pago, AS


Bose® S1 Pro Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(9 Reviews)

Bose® S1 Pro

Crutchfield customer from Cayey, PR on 1/10/2019

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Excellent service, receive before expected.

Pros: Excelence service


Best sound

maika from Pago Pago, AS on 1/1/2019

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Just amazing bose did it again. I recommend this if you are looking for a better portable sound.

Pros: Clarity and booming bass

Cons: None

Bose® S1 Pro

Felix from Gulf Breeze, FL on 11/6/2018

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If you love Bose from Day 1 this thing is for you. I mainly use it as a pair to stream music by Pandora via bluetooth into our living room/dining room avoiding new wirings. Do not expect it to perform like Bose Acoustimas lifestyle systems. In my opinion it is half to one notch lower. It comes with old firmware and therefore you need to do the upgrade yourself. The firmware upgrade is mandatory for the pair to work (as stereo) with Bose Connect app (you also need to download this app). On how to upgrade go to youtube and search for "bose upgrade". The video is excellent in instructing how to upgrade the firmware. Be sure you have a microUSB to USB data capable wire (it is not included in the S1 Pro kit). Hopefully with new stocks the firmware is upgraded already (I purchased mine late October 2018). I now have 3 Bose apps in my Apple devices i.e. Bose Soundtouch, Bose Music and Bose Connect. Hopefully Bose will migrate to just one app to reduce clutter and keep it simple which was Bose supposedly was at birth. The need for customer initiated firmware upgrade & customer provided microUSB to USB data capable cable reduce my rating by 1 star.



Bose® S1 Pro

Crutchfield customer from Harrisonburg, VA on 10/12/2018

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Great quality product, excellent sound, everything as expected



High quality, versatile speaker

Matt from Georgetown, DE on 9/18/2018

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Awesome, versatile product. I have two of these. I primarily use the for music production with my guitar and keyboard, but if accompanied with a sub they also create a full range hifi system that sounds amazing. Bluetooth works flawlessly. These also make for a very portable mobile speaker with the rechargeable battery. The first one I purchased was prior to when Bose started throwing in the battery with the speaker. I know the price may seem like a lot of money for a speaker this size. Trust me... you will have no regrets.

Pros: Sound quality Portability Reliable Bluetooth performance Durable Attractive

Cons: Cost... but well worth the price tag

Bose® S1 Pro

Crutchfield customer from San Sebastian, PR on 9/11/2018

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Exelente sonido para una bocina pequeña, muy recomendada



Bose® S1 Pro

Crutchfield customer from Gurabo, PR on 7/16/2018

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Nice item. It distort a little when adding volume but overall is ok.

Pros: Portable, no power needed with the battery pack.

Cons: A little distortion in high volumes. Designed for very small venues.

Bose® S1 Pro

Crutchfield customer from Flat Rock, NC on 6/28/2018

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We utilized the Bose S1 Pro during our recent Member Guest Golf tournament to rave reviews from our Members, especially during the shoot out to determine the overall winners of the tournament as we put it on a golf cart and followed the participants from hole to hole with play by play announcements to the gallery including the results of each hole!



Bose® S1 Pro

Crutchfield customer from Naples, FL on 6/28/2018

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Excellent sound, ease of use, convenience of size and portability made everyone in our musical trio very pleased. Great product.




Hands-on research

Features and Specs

Mic inputs 2 XLR
Line inputs 2 TRS
Phantom power No
Channel EQ Y
Master EQ N
Monitor outputs 0
Built-in effects 1
Number of speakers 1
Drivers per speaker 4
Woofer Size (inches) 6
Tweeter Size (inches) ---
System Frequency response 70-16000

Product Research


Overview: The Bose S1 Pro System is a portable, multi-position PA system designed for musicians, DJs, and general PA use making it an ideal floor monitor, practice amp or primary music system. It offers high output from a small, lightweight enclosure that's designed to be easily transported using the convenient built-in carry-handle. The S1 Pro System includes an onboard 3-channel mixer, 2 channels with mic/line level inputs with the third channel for running a wired auxiliary music source or for Bluetooth audio streaming, and a battery pack for portability.

Mixer: Input channels 1 and 2 both include a combo XLR/TRS jack that can accept either mic or line level signals. Each channel has its own Volume, Bass, Treble, and Reverb controls. Channels 1 and 2 also include a ToneMatch switch which offers preset processing based on the type of input signal. This 3-position switch has settings for Mic, Instrument, and Off. Channel 3 is an auxiliary input that has a 1/8" stereo input for a portable music playback device as well as incorporating Bluetooth audio streaming. Controls for Channel 3 include Volume and a Bluetooth button/indicator. The S1 Pro also includes a 1/4" Line Out jack to daisy-chain multiple amps together. Each input channel has an LED signal indicator that glows green with an input signal and will turn red if the signal starts to clip.

Enclosure: The S1 Pro's polypropylene plastic enclosure with a steel powder-coated grill was designed to be very lightweight while offering strength and durability. A built-in carry-handle on the top of the PA allows for easy portability. The S1 Pro's enclosure has been shaped to sit in various positions. It can sit upright or be tilted back at an angle and can also be laid on its side and angled like a monitor speaker. A 35 mm socket on the bottom allows the PA to be mounted on a standard pole-mount.

Bluetooth: The S1 Pro includes the ability to stream music from a Bluetooth enabled device. A Bluetooth button/indicator on the rear panel provides easy pairing and indication of the Bluetooth status. The S1 can only pair to one device at a time and if a call is received during playback, the music will be paused letting the call come through the phone and not the S1 Pro.

Battery Pack: The Bose S1 Pro System includes a rechargeable battery pack, pre-installed in the speaker. This lithium-ion battery installs provides up to 6 hours of operation without compromising the volume level. Dual charge modes allow the S1 battery pack to be trickle-charged while the S1 Pro system is in use with the AC power cord, or Quick Charge mode allows rapid charging when the S1 is not in use. Battery life is displayed with the S1's power LED which will flash when the unit is first powered on and can also be viewed by double-clicking the Bluetooth button. A handy sticker is provided with a legend showing the charge amount by color and number of flashes of the LED.

Note: The S1 Pro battery ships in Sleep Mode and is unusable until woken. To wake the battery, simply plug the S1 Pro into AC power and switch it on. The battery will return to Sleep Mode if not used for 30 consecutive days.


  • Frequency Response (+/- 3 dB): 70 Hz - 16 kHz
  • Maximum SPL: 103 dB (109 dB Peak)
  • Mixer Channels: 3
  • Mic Preamps: 2
  • Phantom Power: No
  • EQ: Bass and treble
  • Effects: Reverb
  • Speaker Drivers: 3 x 2.25" drivers, 1 x 6" woofer
  • Inputs: 2 x XLR/TRS combo (mic/line level), 1 x 1/8" stereo
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/4" line out
  • Bluetooth: Music steaming
  • Mounting: Floor (monitor wedge or tilt-back), pole
  • Dimensions: Width - 9.50", Height - 13.125", Depth - 11.125"
  • Weight: 14.3 lbs. (w/o battery), 15.5 lbs. (w/ battery)

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