The Bose T4S ToneMatch mixer is a free-standing tabletop mixer that’s driven by tone technology. It’s capable of mixing high-output sources such as instruments and digital media players, while also low-noise inputs, such as microphones at live performances.
What is the T4S ToneMatch Mixer?
The Bose T4S ToneMatch Mixer is a compact 4-channel interface designed for performers. With a powerful DSP engine and intuitive user control, the T4S offers studio-quality EQ, dynamics, and effects. Sounds great with integrated Bose ToneMatch processing and zEQ when connected to an L1 or F1 system for full end-to-end tonal control.
This mixer has been engineered with an advanced DSP engine that provides users with advanced digital audio processing, dynamics, and effects so you can sound your best on stage or in the studio. It also includes features like auto mix monitoring which lets you hear what’s being played back through your monitors at all times without having to adjust any levels manually!
You won’t have to worry about feedback either because it comes equipped with a high pass filter that eliminates low frequencies from your monitor speakers while still allowing vocals through.
What are the key features of the T4S?
With the T4S mixer, you will have unprecedented connectivity and control in a small digital stereo mixer. It has four high-quality audio preamps with XLR-combo jacks for microphones or instruments that are switchable to phantom power so your vocals can be heard as loud live on stage as they would if recorded.
There are also two-tone match outputs from which one of them may connect directly back into inputs A&B via locking cables; this means taking any input signal such as CD player, cassette deck, etc., recording it onto a USB stick (as an MP3 file) then playing it back again at sound quality levels previously only attainable by professional equipment costing thousands more!
Bose has sent out its T4S tone matching mixer in a few different versions over the years. All of them are very similar and have the same basic features. However, some key features will make or break your decision to purchase this product. Version 2 of the mixer introduces two new features that warrant a closer look, as well as a tonal range that goes from pure music to acoustic sounds.
Focused on improving the soundstage and imaging, this mixer features redesigned metal casement doors and thicker MDF walls for improved sound isolation.
Additional features to note are:
- Updated, studio-quality effects with advanced digital audio processing
- High-quality effects include compressor, limiter, de-esser, noise gate, chorus, flanger, phaser, tremolo, delay, and reverb
- Bose ToneMatch processing for natural-sounding vocals and instruments
- Independent ToneMatch, EQ, dynamics, and effects per channel
- zEQ focuses the sound of ToneMatch presets for effective adjustments on the fly
- Dedicated reverb on Aux 1 send, and a global shared reverb for use across all channels
- Master output EQ helps compensate for venue acoustics
- Full end-to-end tonal optimization when used with Bose L1 and F1 systems
What are the differences between the T4S and T8S?
The T4S has dual ToneMatch links, which means that it can send digital audio to an L1 Model 1s/2 system while receiving power from one ToneMatch cable. However, when not used with an L-1 System you have a choice between getting your power on or off of this same provided ToneMatch cable through their power supply accessory.
To make it convenient for both T4S and T8S consumers to experience each mixer in its way, Bose has included both products in their 45-day better music guarantee, which allows users to buy and try the mixer, and if for any reason they’re not happy with it, they can return it for a full refund. This offer is exclusively through Bose’s direct sales channels.
The T4S/T8S is equipped with a USB interface that may be connected to a PC. Check www.bose.com/musicians for periodic updates on preset availability.
To see a side-by-side comparison with other portable mixers on the market, check out this article by The Audio Brew.
What are ToneMatch presets and what are their benefits?
Bose created a system that would allow people and musicians alike the opportunity to connect with their true sound without any hassle or complication. The ToneMatch presets are designed for specific instruments and microphones which can be used in various systems within your home studio environment such as L1 PRO Systems, S1 Pro, F1 System, etc. ToneMatch presets make it easy to get the perfect sound for any instrument or voice. At the touch of a button, you can enjoy your music like never before!
The Bose T4S also gives you the ability to create a custom soundscape by mixing up to 10 different sources together. This can be achieved with four independent groups that have individual volume control, effect sends and panning for every channel on the mixer.
These ten sources are set up at default with five presets: bose hall 1, 2, 3+2, vocal sweet spot, live band 2, and music theatre 3.
How many inputs does the T4S ToneMatch Mixer have?
Even if you are an experienced audio engineer, learning about new tools and equipment can be frustrating. The T4S Mixer has a lot of inputs. But it’s not just one or two buttons you need to push to hear your music – the T4S mixer has many channels that you can blend to produce uniquely powerful mixes.
How much does the T4S ToneMatch Mixer cost?
The T4S ToneMatch mixer currently retails for $599.99 and can be purchased from Bose’s website and several online retail outlets.
What’s included in the box:
- T4S ToneMatch mixer
- ToneMatch cable
- Protective cover
If you want to make sure everything sounds just right before going live on stage or recording in the studio then this is the product for you!
We know how important it is to get things sounding perfect before they go out into the world so we made sure this mixer had everything needed for optimal performance including tone match processing which allows users of our other products (like our F1 Subwoofer) to customize their sound by matching their system’s frequency response curve exactly – ensuring every note will be heard as intended.
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