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DJing with Sonos: a potential hack AKA solution

So I was interested in getting a connect/amp so I could link the master out of my DJ mixer to my Sonos setup in the living room which consists of a pair of Ones and a Beam. Browsing the community it a...

Bring back http://:1400/reboot

For all that is holy, bring back the ability to reboot a Sonos device via a web browser. Left stereo paired Sonos Play:1 plays sound. Right stereo paired Sonos Play:1 is silent. The only thing that...

Adding SONOS to existing surround sound setup through a Marantz NR1504 Receiver - is it possible?

We have a Marantz NR1504 receiver that is connected to our cable internet and has a surround sound speaker system we use to play both music (usually Pandora, itunes and occasionally our record player)...

New Amp for turntable but also 5.1 HT

I currently only have two Play:1s and a single One. Over the next few months I will be purchasing new Sonos in the following order: 1. Amp, 2. Playbase, 3. a second One, and 4. a Sub. I will be usi...

How to clone Sonos browse options at new location
Question

I have had Sonos at my house for years. I'm in the process of selling it and several of the speakers are still there. I'm living in an apartment in a new city with some of my speakers. The music op...

Sonos Pair Data Usage
Question

I have a Play 5 connected to a computer line-in and another paired to it using a mobile hotspot. Can someone help me to understand what kind of data usage would be implicated in this setup? There is...

Enable Play1 Surrounds to act like front L/R

I have an open kitchen/living room with the playbar and sub in the living room near the TV. While cooking with the hood vent on, it is difficult to hear the playbar without it cranked all the way up....

SONOS setup

Hey there! First of all, to thank you in advance for the help! I currently own one Play:5 and two Play:1 speakers, and I'd like to expand my setup. At the moment I'm thinking of adding a sub, and an...

Working with Linksys Velop

I recently moved to a new, larger home and started from scratch. I purchased the 3-node Linksys Velop system for Wifi coverage and have 5 Sonos units. I have seemingly very good Wifi coverage with a...

Connect cannot update!

I have 1 x Play 1 & 1 x Play 5 in my system connected via wifi. Then I have ordered a Connect to my existing Stereo. It will not connect, I have tried severeal times both with cable and wireless. I ha...

Help needed tuning spanning tree - Ethernet port become blocked in switch

I've run into a situation where a Connect AMP prefer a weak SonosNet connection over using wired Ethernet. I have 4 permanently and 1 occasionally powered Sonos units: a) Connect (wired Ethernet) b)...

Vinyl to sonos through tv

Hi all My apologies if this has been covered however I thought it may be worth a share. I was looking to find a way of adding a vinyl player without shelling out on even more gear. I've had my livi...

Granting guest access to Sonos, but not entire network
Answered

Looking to set up guest access to Sonos during parties, without giving up main wifi network info. I understand I could just set it up on a guest network, but I use Sonos daily on my main network (alon...

Time Based Volume Limits

I am really hoping that we could have a time based volume limits setting. This would mean you could set multiple volume limits which apply at different points in the day. Therefore if 9pm the volume...

Volume control Sonos Playbar through Samsung One Remote
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Does anyone know how to connect the Samsung One Remote control to the Sonos Playbar so that I can control the volume of the playbar? I tried various ways but can’t get it to work.... I read the the pl...

Sonos connect + active subwoofer
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Is it possible to use an active subwoofer (not sonos sub) for example Dali e9-f by connecting audio out from a Sonos Connect directly to the line in RCA-s of the subwoofer? I intend to use the subwoof...

Sonos Connect AMP and Powered Speakers (e.g. Audio Engine A5)
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I just invested in a Sonos Connect:Amp, which I'm successfully using with with a turntable I received as a Christmas gift. I love the setup. I happen to have two Audio Engine A5 powered speakers in...

Repair ZP120

The amp has no power. Is there an internal fuse for this unit? Has anyone taken one apart?

Does Sonos take advantage of the full mesh-wifi capabilities?
Question

I've recently installed a Eero based mesh network in my house to reach all the awkward little corners that my previous setup could not. I have to say I'm impressed with it. One thing has been botheri...

Status topology, detect if device is coordinator
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Hi everyone, I need a way to determine if a sonos device is a coordinator or not. But I don't want to use the simple http request method where you just parse the response of /status/topology. Instead...

Sonos Play 1, trying to find parts to repair.

Hello, last week Ive found my Sonos 1 without any light, so I started to troubleshoot and the yellow part in the picture is damaged, plastic and wires are cuts. DXTPQ2020-225, didnt find any parts in...

Explain Sonos 2.4Ghz & 5Ghz
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Obviously, this question has been discussed in this forum, I want to clarify some questions. 5Ghz is only used in a 5.1 set up I suppose? In terms of connectivity bond, projecting sound from Tv (Movi...

Audio compression issues with Line-In vs. Airplay 2
Question

This article indicates that there are bandwidth limitations when using uncompressed audio with line-in and many speakers: https://support.sonos.com/s/article/1080 I am trying to use iTunes as my musi...

sonos BEAM / play 5 / one / vinyl / TV

Bonjour à tous, je rencontre actuellement la problématique suivante. j'ai branché la play5 à une platine vinyle avec le cable RCA, et cela fonctionne parfaitement. Neanmoins, quand j'utilise la platin...

Wireless Mesh using Bridge, separate from Home Wifi
Question

I have a wired Bridge and multiple wireless amps and speakers that originally was on a separate Sonos Boost mesh but now (somehow) switched to my home Wifi and share bandwidth with my other wireless d...

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