F1

F1 Flexible Array Loudspeaker System

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Product Overview

FOH Engineers Review the F1 System

Powerful, standalone sound that flexes to meet your coverage needs — the Bose F1 Model 812 is a 1000-watt, full-range loudspeaker featuring Bose Flexible Array technology. At the heart of the F1 is a 12-inch woofer nested behind an array of eight high-output drivers. These nine speakers are supported by a lower crossover point than conventional loudspeakers — to give full voice to your sound and deliver clearer, more natural vocals and midrange clarity, even at high volumes. And you control the vertical coverage pattern. So, wherever you’re playing, you can adapt the PA to match the room. With the Bose F1 Model 812, your sound stands alone.

How it Works

The eight drivers on the F1 Model 812 Flexible Array loudspeaker are mounted on a specially designed flexible baffle. Simply push or pull the array into position to create four vertical coverage patterns: “Straight,” ”J,” “Reverse J,” or “C.” Once set, the system automatically changes the EQ to maintain optimum tonal balance for each unique coverage pattern.

Straight Pattern

Use the straight pattern when the audience is standing and their heads are approximately at the same height as the loudspeaker.

J-Pattern

The J pattern works well when the loudspeaker is up on a raised stage and the audience is seated below on the floor.

Reverse J Pattern

The reverse-J pattern is good for an audience in raked seating that starts at loudspeaker height and extends above the top of the loudspeaker.

C-Pattern

Use the C pattern for raked seating in an auditorium when the first row is on the floor with the loudspeaker.

A Powerful & Portable PA System for a Variety of Applications

F1 Model 812 Flexible Array Loudspeaker

  • FLEX array: Bose exclusive flexible baffle can be configured into four unique shapes, allowing you to choose the best possible coverage pattern for the application
  • Eight-driver mid/high line array: Eight vertically mounted drivers, each mounted on a custom waveguide, help deliver wide, consistent coverage
  • 12-inch LF driver: High-performance woofer provides strong low-frequency output.
  • 2-channel integrator mixer: 2 inputs with independent level controls accommodate XLR, 0.25-inch and RCA connectors
 

F1 Subwoofer

  • High performance compact subwoofer: All the performance of a larger bass box in a more compact design that’s lighter and easier to carry than conventional subwoofers
  • High-excursion 10-inch drivers: 2 woofers provide deep impactful bass
  • Integrated mounting stand: Built-in stand is stored in the rear of the subwoofer making set up fast and easy – including cable channels to neatly hide wires
  • Line output EQ: Output can be set to THRU (full range) or HPF (high pass filter) allowing for easy crossover selection when used with a main loudspeaker

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