Re: Volume too low with Shure SM58
Marty Cansler posted:Yendor posted:Kjellarn posted:
I unpacked a Bose S1 Pro today (alongside my L1S/B2/T1) planning to use it at a small gig on wednesday. But I am disappointed with the volume on the microphone (Shure SM58). I have tried different inputs and settings. The guitar sound great and with lots of headroom, but I have to crank the volume almost to maximum to get (to my ears) a reasonable volume from the Shure.
(I have ordered a Sennheiser e945, thinking it was a better mic than the SM58 (which is OK) but I'm getting second thoughts about that. I won't have it before wednesday anyway.)
So, can anyone help with my volume problem? Am I missing something?
I have the same issue. I have tried my AKG and Audio-Technica mics with the same result. I ordered the below-matching transformer, that basically converts from mic level to line level. I does help greatly. I currently run my S1 with this, or also run a Yamaha MG06X mixer, with a 12-volt rechargeable battery pack. A little extra setup, but works and sounds great. Gives the S1 added preamp on both mic and instrument and allows increased hookups.
When using the Yamaha MG06X, are you running the mic (right) out to the S1 Pro channel and using the mic tone match.?
Mics into Yamaha, mono out to S1. Tone match off. The MG06 has effects. Especially like the delay feature in the MG06. Power the mixer by the battery pack. Works great. I am looking for a headset mic with greater sensitivity then the Audio-Technica I'm currently using. Also the XLR to 1/4" matching transformer almost solves the issue. Any recommendations would be appreciated on a headset mic. Too bad Bose doesn't fix this issue with a firmware update, if possible. LOTS of people are having this issue.