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I know these are well documented issues but I can’t get to the bottom of them.Speakers randomly cut out and cut back in whenever I’m listening to music When I change the track I always lose several speakers then they come back over time I experience substantial lag when casting music from Spotify to system vs using the Sonos appI have 13 Sonos Ones, 3 subs, and a Sonos Port connected to my system. For Wifi I have a Google Nest Mesh network with 3 access points scattered throughout my 3600 sq ft single story house. My internet speeds are amazing, I typically get 300+ MBPS down in any room of the entire home.I have unplugged my entire wifi network as well as all 13 devices, re-enabled the wifi network, and then plugged in all the devices but it didn’t fix anything.I have a diagnostics report here: 2004201836Also network analyzer (http://192.168.86.214:1400/support/review) seems totally useless, here’s what I’m getting:
There are several Sonos products supporting digital cable input (via Tos or HDMI). The following article lists Sonos speakers capable for playback of 48/24. Playbase is not listed :( https://blog.sonos.com/en-us/hi-res-audio-guideAnyway, sorry for my question: I want to feed digital stereo 48/24 to Sonos, e.g. via HQPlayer, and group those with 48/24 capable Sonos speakers. Will this work out? Or is the digital input not capable of 48/24 AND sharing it to the other speakers? I assume the Tos Input from Playbase is not capable of doing so? Did someone try it already? Thank you
I have an old but very reliable Pionner SX-750 receiver. I recently purchased a PORT hoping to listen to my vinyl LP’s etc on my Sonos speakers but have had no luck. My receiver does not have a digital out. It has a phono in, aux in, two separate tape Rec/Play. I can’t seem to find a way to send the phono in to the in of the PORT. Does anyone have any ideas or should I send the unit back? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
So this is extremely annoying and I am extremely frustrated with the producr to date. I have had these device almost 2 years now for the most part, and have been having this issue the last year. So the issue is with the application or the speaker itself. About 4 months ago, I upgraded our home Wireless internet with a new router/modem repeaters, etc. i thought this was the issue with the connectivity. Apperently thats not the issue, because it is happening to date. Here is the system: Play 3 - Garage PlayBar - Fam Room (Closest to router) Sub - Fam Room (Closest to router) Play 5 Gen 1 - Main Area (Furthest From Router) Play 3 - Master Bedroom Play 1 - Master Bath Description: So this occurs intermittently, there is no cause, pattern, or reason quite frankly. Most commonly it occurs in the fam room, and the main area. I live in a split level home. The speakers are all connected wirelessly and connect to a Bridge which is hardwired to the router. All of my speakers conne
Up to yesterday I was able to connect to a pair of Sonos One via Airplay/Wifi (same network) from my AppleTV 4K and used the Ones as Speakers for movie sound - worked fine.Since of today, the Sonos speakers are not visible any more in AppleTV's "audio and sound" setting. As I have in total 4 Wifi Access Points in the house, I played with them too. The Sonos connects to one, the AppleTV to another. However, all devices are in the same subnet.I can stream to the Sonos speakers from other Apple devices in the Network via AirPlay without problems.Any idea? How can I check what could be wrong?
The Playbar does not provide a wide range of sound for music. I have 3s in the rear. If I add a set of 5s to the front is that a sound that is acceptable? I know that it will not create 7.1 surround, but will it create a decent sound coupled with the Playbar? It sounds OK to me but I am not an expert.
Hi there!So I have a Sonos system in my house. Included in the system is a bridge which is hardwired to my main router (though from what I read, this is largely redundant, but it’s connected anyhow).I have an outbuilding which is at the end of the garden, and which has the house wifi extended to it via a repeater which is hardwired to another repeater in the house (note it’s not hardwired to the main router as this isn’t possible). The house repeater that the outbuilding repeater is hardwired to is connected to the main house router via Wi-Fi (mesh system - they are all Fritz!boxes).With my current set up, I don’t appear to be able to add a Sonos speaker in the outbuilding as the system can’t find it (it works if I bring it up to the house and connect it there). I think this is probably because, whilst the wifi is extended to the building, Sonos’s own wifi isn’t.What do I need to do to make this work? I have tried connecting the outbuilding Sonos speaker to the repeater in the outbuild
Hey All, I am operating 5 or so Play 3's across a 10k sqft warehouse. We have one Play3 plugged directly into our Eero network and have gotten better performance doing that, but are still having some speakers drop off. My question is: Do we need a boost? Two boosts? How many boosts would you suggest?
Hi, I'm a member of parent committee in my kids' school. The direction plans to invest in a audio diffusion system. They received offers from companies but, according to me, too limited. It's a simple multi-diffusion system, wired with one amp. The intended use is : - background music - personal announcement - classes communication As the whole school is covered by a wifi network. I wonder if it'd possible to: - Use Sonos system with sound source in the director laptop (App) - Add, in all classes (20) a play:1 device - Add, in the Gym one (or two) Play:5 devices for scholar shows - Use a mic on the laptop for communication diffusion through sonos system According to me, main advantage of Sonos system, besides the high quality products, is the multi-room features and the possibility for teachers to add audio source to pass their own audio source for educative purpose (music, sound, audio books, ...) That would be great as they are many class rooms, and more are unde
I have scoured the forums and havent see an exact answer to this. I even called Sonos support and they couldnt even find my products under my email and account! Bizarre.I have S1 setup now as follows on Sonosnet channel 6;- Connect Gen 2 ethernet connected - Connect Gen 1 (not s2 compatible)- Play 5 gen 1 (not s2 compatible)- Beam, Sub gen 2 with 2 One surrounds - One Gen 1- Connect Amp gen 2 So i bought a One SL and want to set this up on same home network, but on S2 app by itself, and i assume with a direct Wifi connection to Router.I dont want it to affect anything to so with exisitng S1 setup above and dont want to upgrade any products yet.From ive read, should I;- turn off the Connect that is ethernet hard wired. Will this disable all the others?- Run separate S2 app and Setup the new One SL Will this then now not affect exisiting setup?Thank you Scott
i have a bunch of sonos. now also 2 play5 in other building beside my house which most of sonos is on one access point in this building 2 i have another wifi access point and on the same Lan network , and controlled by the same dhcp router but in building 2 i can only connect the 2 play5 using wired connection i would really prefer not to use cables in building2 anybody got an instruction of how to make this work ? , i have heard something of using same ssid on the 2 accespoints and something more .
I have a sonos speaker and a sonos device that is a white box that I got to hook up my bluetooth record player to. (I don't know the specific names/models because they don't say on the devices themselves! Seriously guys? Why would you not put that on the thing itself? I'm a MORON!!! ASSUME YOU ARE SELLING TO MORONS!!!) Anyway, the bluetooth thing has never worked very well, and has recently stopped working at all, and I want to just have wires making it happen. The speaker I have does not have a line-in hole (technical term, right?). But I assume I can make it work through the white box thingy, right? PLEASE HELP THIS MORON LISTEN TO HIS RECORDS THANKS!!
I have reviewed numerous posts on this subject, but have yet to find a definite answer. I've spoken to Niles and Sonos and neither can say if it will. I currently have several Sonos Components. I have Definitive Technology AW6500s on my patio and Definitive Technology DI8Rs in the kitchen. Both pairs are powered by separate Connect Amps, and sound great. I have a pair of Niles RS6SI rock speakers on another Connect Amp. The Niles rocks sound great, but seem power starved at louder levels. I have these by my pool connected with 100-125' of 12Awg. I have been offered a pair of Niles RS8SI rock speakers, and I know these will require more power. So, to do this I just ordered a Sonos Connect and a Niles SI-2150 amplifier. With the Sonos Connect connected to the Niles amp with RCA, will the Sonos Connect activate the Niles amp's audio sensing? I've read a few posts saying it will, and some saying it won't. My components are in a closet and I don't want to have to power the amp on/off ma
1) I'm currently building a new house and play on having two TVs each with its own Playbar and two Play 1 or Play 3 speakers, then a Connect Amp wired to outdoor speakers. I have the ability (now) to wire any or all of these devices via Ethernet back to their own Ethernet switches and ultimately the router. Based on what I've read, the BOOST configuration is generally superior to regular WiFi, in which case I will plan on wiring at least one device via Ethernet to create a BOOST network. Is there a benefit in connecting more than one, or ALL of the Sonos devices via hard-wired Ethernet vs a single device?
I use a verizon mobile hotspot to provide wireless internet in my office, for my ipad, macbook, etc. There is no router, so will I be able to hook up the speakers. I'd like to know before committing to a purchase. I have 2 small rooms I need speakers for.
Hi, My new ARC when i plug it into the power and wired network, the S2 app says it needs a update. The update does not happen because its in WiFi mode and it storms the network. All other SONOS devices on network are wired.Is there anyway to set it up as wired before it tries to update ?
I have two Ubiquiti APs and want to add a third, problem is that sonosnet is using one of the 2.4 channels and i want to use it for the third AP. Tried moving my SONOS speakers to the APs from their original boost mode. That went ok but curiously it seems that the speakers gravitate to the same AP rather than than the closest. I wonder if the speakers are checking the BSSID in addition to the SSID? - perhaps to avoid multiple hops if repeaters are used?
So many of us want to use our Sonos system alongside all our media, not just streaming music. I have understood with research that there is a lag/delay with the sound when pictures too. This could be fixed with a plug-in for a browser or OS, which has calibrated the audio lag, so that we can watch Netflix or any other non streaming audio media. I am tempted to return the 2 Play:3's I bought because of this, and I'm sure I am not alone in this frustration. Having spoken to a Sonos Expert on the chat menu, she told me that this "might" be addressed in the future, and that the best thing to do is to leave a message on here. If this were to be solved, I as well as others would likely buy additional Sonos products. I honestly love the Play 3 as a product, makes great sound and great/simple interface, having had an Airport Extreme which had at least a headphone jack for streaming over 10 years ago, I'm surprised that it hasn't been part of the Sonos design.
I have a complex setup:Living room: playbars and 2 x sonos ones3 Rooms with ones1 room with BeamEvery single day, I have to restart my wireless repeater which has a LAN cable running into my boost, or I’m unable to play music in my hard to reach rooms- during this time my wireless typically works 100% fine and I’m able to watch netflix in these rooms on my ipad pro.
Just wanted to know what most people router settings is. I recently opened advanced wireless settings on my router and most items were set to automatic. Request you guys to post a screenshot of your advanced wireless settings so I can sync mine. I use a D-Link dsl g225. I browsed all its settings and nowhere did it show it has STP features. I heard most people talking about how the STP feature helps with smooth playback.
I have an old RCA Victor Record Console with a record player, AM/FM Stereo and integrated speakers. Several years ago I added an input to allow it to play music from my iPod. Now I want to know if I can somehow connect it to my Sonos Connect:Amp and allow me to listen to records on the integrated speakers and the speakers connected to my Connect:Amp. Has anyone successfully done this?
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