Forum discussion tagged with Sonos.
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    Solved! Is it possible to connect Sonos Port to HDMI sound bar

    I currently have a Sonos Port connected to a 2009 pioneer receiver, that I also use for movie surround sound. I would like to buy a soundbar and I was looking at the Samsung HW-Q950A. Alas, it only has HDMI and optical inputs The port just has RCA and digital Coax. Is there any way possible to...
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    Mesh Routers and Sonos

    I just installed an Orbi. Netgear Pro SRR60 with SSR60 satellites. It will not connect to my Sonos. Apparently Sonos only connects to 2.4 routers. I spoke with tech help at Netgear and they were not able to solve the problem. Any ideas on how to solve this issue? Are all Mesh systems like this?
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    Best Sonos Deals in 2019

    Give your home theater a massive sound upgrade with one of these discounted Sonos speakers. Best Sonos Deals in 2019 : Read more
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    Bose Killers? Sonos Reportedly Making Headphones

    A Bloomberg report says that Sonos is developing over-the-ear headphones that could bring Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri together in the same pair of cans. Bose Killers? Sonos Reportedly Making Headphones : Read more
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    Secret Sonos Sale: Save Up to $200 Now

    Sonos' premium gear is on sale for a limited time. Secret Sonos Sale: Save Up to $200 Now : Read more
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    Solved! Change Alexa Sonos

    I have a Sonos One and want to change the linked Alexa account
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    Move Over Alexa, Google Assistant on Sonos Is Worth the Wait

    Sonos finally shows off its Google Assistant integration. But you can't have it... yet. Move Over Alexa, Google Assistant on Sonos Is Worth the Wait : Read more
  8. K

    Solved! Sonos Soundbar + Westinghouse TV - No ARC/Optical Audio Options

    We just received a Sonos Soundbar for the holidays and have a Westinghouse 48" (model- DWM48F1Y1). It's not more than about 3/3.5 years old, but does not seem to have any optical cable (ARC) inputs and it does not seem like the HDMI as an ARC is an option either. We do have headphone out...
  9. J

    Solved! Sonos playbar 5.1 surround sound

    Was is the best setting on a Sony Bravia 65x950 tv
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    Best Sonos Black Friday 2018 Deals - Fantastic Audio Bargains

    Sonos' Black Friday offers have begun. Check out what's on offer here. Best Sonos Black Friday 2018 Deals - Fantastic Audio Bargains : Read more
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    Solved! Turntable to Sound Bar

    I am looking to replace my amp and bookshelf speakers with a sound bar to use with my TV and turntable. Problem is, the soundbar that I am looking to get only has 1 hdmi input, nothing else (Sonos Beam). I've got a Audio Technica LP120USB turntable (with a pre amp so thats no issue). I know i'll...
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    Alexa what do I need ?

    Hey Folks, I'm thinking about using Alexa for some home automation. Primarily I'd like to control the LED lights that are scattered through out the place, as well as have it play music from spotify. The question is. I have a samsung K430 soundbar w/woofer already. It does have BT...
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    Program remote for Sonoc

    Can I program a DirectTV remote to use with Sonos Playbar for my Sharp Aquos TV. I am trying to block the sound from TV and only have it come through Sonos
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    How to connect Sonos sound bar to sharp aquos lc65d64u tv

    How to connect the Sonos sound bar to my sharp aquos lc65d64u tv
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    Solved! Amazon Alexa Sonos speakers smart hub

    I currently have 3 sonos 1 speakers and a sonos sound bar. Looking to get an amazon alexa device. I would also like to think ahead about getting an alexa device that I can control other items that might require a hub. My question is I would prefer the new Sonos one with built in Alexa, but would...
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    Sonos Beam FAQ: A Smart Soundbar with Alexa Inside

    The Sonos Beam is a compact soundbar with Alexa integration that lets you control your TV and do a lot more. But is it right for you? Sonos Beam FAQ: A Smart Soundbar with Alexa Inside : Read more
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    Bluesound pulse mini, Audio pro addon c10 or SONOS play:5

    Hello. I need help in choosing which wireless speaker i should get. The speaker is supposed to be used mainly for music but also as a TV speaker. As far as i have been told, SONOS play:5 wont work for this. I have listened to the play:5 and the bluesound pulse mini, both sounding pretty similar...
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    Outdoor Speaker system with sub

    I have a sonos connect amp running four passive outdoor speakers., sounded good. I wanted to get a little more thump so I bought a Polk Atrium Sub10 to give it more bass. Knowing that the sonos can not power all of it I also purchased a Dayton amp 230. Now I can't figure out how to wire it...
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    Connect Sonos to Samsung Smart TV

    Sonos multiple speakers gives you the opportunity to listen to streamed music from a wide range of devices to multiple wireless speakers that can be placed in different parts of the room. Sonos eliminates the hitherto limitations occasioned by using wired players. Connecting Sonos to your...
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    What Is Sonos? How the Speakers Work (and What They Work With)

    Sonos speakers are renowned for their multiroom music playback and support for all the major streaming services. Here's your guide. What Is Sonos? How the Speakers Work (and What They Work With) : Read more
  21. mprospero

    Guess What? Sonos One Speakers Also Damage Wood

    The Apple HomePod isn't the only smart speaker that can leave white stains on your wood furniture. Guess What? Sonos One Speakers Also Damage Wood : Read more
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    Video & Audio Set up Complications

    I am trying to find a solution for an existing set up. I have my TV in a separate room from my components. An HDMI cable runs from an Onkyo TX-NR656 receiver to my TV. All components are connected to my receiver (Apple TV, Turntable, Satellite Box, etc), so the receiver is the main...
  23. mprospero

    Google Home Max vs. Sonos One: Why Sonos Wins

    We compare the Home Max and Sonos based on design, audio quality, their virtual assistants and more. Google Home Max vs. Sonos One: Why Sonos Wins : Read more
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    Sonos and Bose Smart Speakers Can Be Hacked (Report)

    A security flaw could leave your Sonos speakers open to hacking, a new report claims. Sonos and Bose Smart Speakers Can Be Hacked (Report) : Read more
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    Bluetooth lag through Dot and Sonos

    Here's the setup. In the kitchen. I have an ipad which I use to watch YouTube TV and music. I have it connected through Bluetooth to an Amazon echo dot. The dot is then connected with a 3.5mm cable to a sonos play5 speaker. Whenever I watch videos there is a slight lag which annoys the hell...
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    Sonos Sale Provides Big Savings on Our Fave Speakers

    The Sonos Play:1 is at its lowest price ever. Sonos Sale Provides Big Savings on Our Fave Speakers : Read more
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    Connecting sonos with miccus RTX and Taotronics

    I recently got a sonos connect and a connect amp and planned on using SoundAppeal outdoor wireless speakers. To make the connections I intended to use the miccus RTX and the taotronics 2in1 adapter. I hooked a standard speaker to the sonos and it worked fine, was also able to control it with my...
  28. J

    Bluetooth and Sonos

    Am working around purchasing another Sonos product, by connecting the Sonos Connect to my home stereo input, then output from the headphone jack to a 2.4ghz Bluetooth transmitter which transmits to an identical unit for receiver, which is connected to an input on another home stereo. Don't get...
  29. R

    PS4 connected to projector - no sound

    I am connecting my PS4 to a 4K projector via hdmi. The projector is connected to a Sonos system (for audio) via an optical cable. No sound is coming out of the Sonos. However, if I select the projector internal speaker, audio is coming out of that, so the hdmi works. I tried to connect a...
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    Sonos One Review Roundup: What Critics Love and Hate

    The Sonos One reviews are in, and its sound quality and Alexa integration impress, but this smart speaker has some drawbacks. Here’s the pros and cons. Sonos One Review Roundup: What Critics Love and Hate : Read more
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    No sound on Netflix through Sonos speakers

    I'm watching Netflix on my smart tv (Sony Bravia), the sound is supposed to come through my Sonos speakers. When I start a show (almost always That 70s Show) there's no sound unless I press pause and play. Not sure if it's that show, my tv or the speakers. The sound is fine through normal TV...
  32. J

    Connect Macbook Pro to projector to Sonos 5.1 system

    Hi, I'm designing a new house I'll be moving into in a few months and am planning the home cinema room. I will be getting a projector to stream my films from my macbook via HDMI and games via PS4, but I'm not sure how I'd go about passing the audio through to Sonos speakers. I also want to have...
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    Solved! Sonos speaker compatible with Echo Dot, what are good options

    I am interested in getting a Sonos speaker to use with our Echo dot. Should I wait until Sonos is Alexa compatible? I could get the Sonos 5, but we have a small apartment. A Sonos 3 is probably all we need. I would love better sound than the Dot puts out. What are your thoughts? And if anyone...
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    PC won't play through TV and Sonos

    I have a custom gaming PC in my office, and I bought a 25 foot HDMI cable so I could use my tv as a second screen occasionally and use Kodi/other media apps to play kids movies for my daughter in the living room. I figured out everything except how to get the sound to play in the living room...
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    Get Two Sonos Speakers for Price of Single Apple HomePod

    This versatile wireless speaker supports over 30 music-streaming services, and the bundle is a good deal. Get Two Sonos Speakers for Price of Single Apple HomePod : Read more
  36. K

    Computer>TV>Sonos using 5.1 surround

    Was wondering if it is possible to get 5.1 sound from my sonos setup thats currently connected via optical cable to my TV using my computer. (Usually watch movies of the computer) But in playback devices>Configure, all I see is Stereo. Thanks
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    Wireless Sound System

    So I want to have a wireless sound system in the house, maybe three rooms which can play individual songs or be connected at once and all play the same song. Is it cheapest to buy something like sonos, or make my own sound system somehow, if so, how? I am interested in good quality sound, and it...
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    How to Control Your Sonos Speakers with Alexa

    While we wait for official Sonos-Alexa integration, here are two ways to play music on your Sonos system through Amazon’s virtual assistant. How to Control Your Sonos Speakers with Alexa : Read more
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    Solved! Sonos playbar 5.1 signal + no sound through playbar from Smart TV apps

    Hi, I'd like some help with getting the best out of my new sonos playbar. First of all my set up is as follows: Samsung 48J5500 Smart TV (w/ Netflix, Amazon prime etc) Xbox 360 Youview box Chromecast HDMI splitter with optical out...
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    Sonos Expands Home Theater Speaker Lineup With Playbase

    Sonos' Playbase is the company's latest addition to the wireless home theater and will cost $699 when it hits store shelves in April Sonos Expands Home Theater Speaker Lineup With Playbase : Read more
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    Help!!! With Projector / Wireless 6.1 Surround Sound System (Before Purchase)

    The Goal Firstly, I understand that typically there's either a 5.1 or 7.1 system. I also understand that "wireless" doesn't mean no AC power which is good because I prefer a plug over battery anyhow. The goal is to build a non-invasive "hidden" AV system for my new apartment. I plan to purchase...
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    Sonos Play:5: Sound Centerpiece

    Who needs a stereo? With great sound and an easy-to-use app, the Sonos Play:5 makes a strong case for being the center of your home audio universe. Sonos Play:5: Sound Centerpiece : Read more
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    Connect two speakers to one laptop

    Hey guys, I wanted to ask if using a splitter I can connect a Sonos play 5 and a logic z333 system together including the sub woofer to control the logic. Is there an app that i can configure the two speakers together? Thanks!
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    I have a mp3 bluetooth player attached to my outside bar. I also have sonos wireless sound system. can these be linked toght

    looking to connect a Bluetooth system and sonos wifi to play in sync
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    Sonos Connect Amp to Mono

    I have a sonos connect amp that is pushing 2 Definitive Technology AW6500 speakers in backyard. My problem is stereo does not sound good because of distance between speakers. The amp does not have a mono setting in the software or a button. Is there a way to get mono sound from this setup by...
  46. R

    Sonos connect out to 4 inwall speakers

    I have just bought a house and the bedroom has 4 ceiling speakers with a feed setup which would require speaker wires. I am hoping to connect my Sonos Connect to these speakers and for this the Sonos hardware provides 3 options - RCA, coax or optical. Was wondering what is the best approach to...
  47. R

    Sonos Playbar vs. Bose Cinemate 15

    I recently purchased a Sonos Playbar without the sub. While the Playbar sounds really good at moderate volumes, I'm not completely happy with the audio quality at higher volumes (80% max volume and above). My question is, does anybody out there have a Cinemate 15 from Bose? I've heard the demo...
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    Sonos connect control volume on your AV receiver

    Getting ready to buy Sonos amp or soonest connect for my AV receiver but not sure because I don't know if you can control the volume on the receiver
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    Which Sonos play should I get? 1,3 or 5

    Hi, I want to get a wireless audio player for my bedroom which is quite small. I have a pc and a tv in there in a close proximity so if I get a Sonos play 5, could I use it a tv speaker and a pc speaker and will sound better than on board sound. And also what is the difference between the Sonos...
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    Sonos speaker vs other bluetooth speakers

    Hi there, Hope everything fine. I'm writing to you to ask for a quick feedback regarding these set of speakers I would like to buy. Sonos Airplay 3: price is about 300 eur. I listened them and I was well impressed about sounds quality. Of course I know it is a plus the possibility to...
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    how to connect a samsung tv to sonos 5

    We have a Samsung F6740 which as a DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) connector and have been told that we can connect to a SONOS 5 that has a headphone socket and AUX in connector - there seems to be some confusion over which cable?
  52. Jakobjump

    Need help finding headphones

    Hi, My girlfriend is currently looking for a pair of headphones for her everyday music-listening needs. Already having in-ear headphones, she is looking for either on-ear, or over-ear that do not leak sound and are not to big and clunky. Also, sound quality is a main factor. Her budget lies...
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    Sonos for pc

    Is the Sonos playbar and sub worth getting for a computer ? is it not overkill for a pc ?
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    Multi-Zone / Multi-Device Streaming Option

    I have a friend that is looking for a specific feature and was wondering if this group could help me identify a solution. My friend is looking for the ability to stream multiple devices (WiFi or Bluetooth) to different zones within the home. Essentially they're trying to mimic the feature that...
  55. O

    Outdoor Patio Speakers

    Hi all, I am looking for a setup for some wireless outdoor music speakers that can connect with a Sonos system. What speakers can I use? I can't seem to find any that work... thanks!
  56. blueeyedsoulbrother

    New Home Wiring : Newbie Questions (PLEASE HELP)

    My 72 year old father is finally building his dream home and has been coming to me for all his technical questions. My head is spinning and I've tried to talk to a few home theater wiring outfits including Best Buy's Magnolia outfit. I feel this should be relatively simple but the proposals...