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Hello, I would like to connect my Smart TV Samsung (UE49KS7090) to a pair of Bang & Olufsen Beolab 12-3 to use the speakers to listen to the TV. Would the Sonos Connect help to manage this connection? In addition, I would like to have the possibility to listen to music from my phone. Would I need an Airport Express in this case? And, can it be connected to the same Sonos Connect? Or, is the Sonos Connect already giving me the possibility to listen to music from my phone with the Beolab speakers? Thank you very much.
Hoping someone can help with this as it has become very frustrating. My sonos, for whatever reason, wants to connect to my guest network (which has a password prompt at a login page). I'd prefer it to use my non-guest network (2.5 GHz b/g) so I can just provide the password directly in the setup. Whenever I go to advanced settings --> wireless setup it shows that "Sonos will be set up on: mynetwork-guest". I click "Use another network". In the net screen I am allowed to select a new network, so I select "mynetwork" (which appears in the list, and is the network I WANT to use). When I select it and hit "Use this Network" the next screen still says "Sonos will be set up on mynetwork-guest". It seems to not recognize at all that i'm changing the network. It does this no matter what network I choose. Why is this important? Because since I can't provide sonos with the network password (given it forces you to a login page), Sonos never actually connects to the wifi network. A
We have a Watchguard Firebox as firewall. We recently added a new Sonos device to our network, but it doesn't seem to be getting an IP address. We checked the DHCP lease table and the MAC address doesn't show up. We even made a DHCP reservation for the MAC-address to be sure but to no avail. The Sonos Controller however does find the Sonos device when trying to add it, but it does not complete the setup. Anyone knows what the issue can be?
Hi I have justed installed BTWholeHome (mesh wifi) and overall it is great. Sonos is working well but not 100% stable. I've got a second hand Bridge coming in a couple of weeks which I hope will address that by running in Boost mode. Prior to using Wholehome I used a Netgear R7000 with a USB HDD attached. I was mainly playing radio and Spotify but having 90% of my music collection on the HDD meant I could always find something to listen to. The HDD is not accessible now as it is on a different wifi network to the Sonos. There's no USB on the Wholehome units so I can't find an easy way to use my HDD. I own a simple NAS, so when the Bridge arrives I think I should be able to plug that into the Bridge and plug the HDD into the NAS (or copy the files over to it if there's room). From other threads, I think that will work. I'd be interested in any other suggested solutions. Failing something simple I guess Apple wins and I give them a monthly amount for Apple Music and perhaps
Making some networking changes in the house, and looking for opinions. At the moment I have one consumer router/AP/switch, and I have Sonos players on Sonos net. Some of the players are wired and some get their wireless from a Sonos Boost. Of course the Sonos net and the wifi are on different channels. The wifi coverage in the house is terrible, half the house is very weak. The Sonos is working fine. I’m planning on getting Ubiquity router, switches, and a couple of access points. The question is should I keep the Sonos on Sonos net, and use two wifi access points? Or should I run the Sonos on wifi, ditch the Bridge, and use two or three AP? Fwiw, my main player is a Play-5 II, three feet from the Bridge. I have a Connect on wired Ethernet, which is usually turned off. I have a Play-5 downstairs that I use from time to time. To get good Sonos wireless to the downstairs I turn on the Connect so it can relay the signal. Opinions?
I'm trying to add my Music collection on a NAS that use a UNIX/OSX path in your software under preference - Music library, only to fail since all it see is a "windows path" and will not accept OSX path as per OSX setup. Please resolve this bad programing error. [img]7f943e7c-2feb-4de1-a0c1-899c1105e712.jpg[/img]
I am looking for the best way to connect my B&O Beolab 6000 active speakers and a sub to the Sonos system. My current situation is the Beolab´s connected with rca cables to the Sonos connect, since the connect AMP dont have the audio outputs. The problem is how I can connect a subwoofer in this system. The connect only have the coax output, but the connect AMP has the subwoofer output. Is there a way I can connect the sub in the coax output with a sort of converter? Maybe i can connect the subwoofer into the same rca output as the speakers with a sort of rca splitter?
I have a Sonos Connect which I'm trying to connect to my Samsung tv UN55ES8000 to use the TV's speakers to play music from the Sonos Connect. I've found a lot of documentation on how to connect the TV to use Sonos speakers to play sound from the TV but nothing on how to use the built in TV speakers to play music from the Sonos Connect. [b]What I've tried [/b] 1. using the RCA to RCA on the TV 2. using an RCA to 3.5mm Stereo Male connected to the DVI audio IN port [b]Expecting[/b] I was expecting to be able to choose Component or the DVI as an input source and hear the audio I'm playing on the Sonos connect.
The new "endorsed" Control4 drivers are complete garbage. From the face of it, they have lost a TON of functionality from the original "hacked" drivers. Apparently the people who hacked the old API knew more than SONOS engineers about their own stuff... We had full ability to use all inputs across the system, we had the ability (through some creative logic) use multiple Connect:'s into a matrix to allow more than one stream at a time... We had the ability to add a Pandora station, for instance. Now, the new driver. I can't see anything but the "top 50". Sonos limits it's "Sonos Favorites" list to 50 entries across all services combined! It seems like there are more than 50 services available. So 1 from each? Not only that but I can't even use logic "if sonos1 is playing then..." because there are no conditionals. I can't have more than one into a matrix anyways because the system is incapable of starting more than 1 stream reliably with shared paths. IE 2 Connect:'s into
Would be nice for Alarm feature to have a few more options (longer time till off, +/- delta) for vacation usage
Thinking about setting up my Sonos to have radio and music come on through-out the day to help make the home seem lived in. Alarm on and off after X time is great. Would help if I could add a random +/- to both (yeah - probably not a great "alarm" feature, but good for what I want to do), and have the on-time be longer, or user given.
Hi guys Network question here: is there a benefit for me / my play:5 / my network if I leave it connected in ethernet? Will the speaker prioritise the best connection for example? Not urgent matters, but since my router is close to it I was wondering Thanks dear community Adrien
We have recently built a small deck & added a nice gazebo, we have power reasonably close but would like to just use a battery powered Bluetooth speaker, which I have one unused at the moment. I was wondering if I could connect it to my Sonos via the following method. Purchase a digital audio splitter , this would split the signal from my TV which goes to my PlayBar, I can then connect a digital audio to Bluetooth adapter to the new spare digital audio port. I should then be able to pair my Bluetooth speaker to the adapter & get my feed from the Sonos system.. Regards
I just bought an LG TV and am trying to link it up to my PLAYBAR. There seem to be good tutorials on exactly this on this forum, however they are not helping as I can't seem to find 'Room Settings' in my iOS or Mac Sonos apps. Example instructions from Sonos: "Sonos app for Mac: Select Sonos > Preferences. Click Room Settings and choose the room the PLAYBAR or PLAYBASE is located in from the drop-down. Click the TV Setup tab. Click Remote Control Setup. Follow the in-app instructions to configure your new remote to control the PLAYBAR or PLAYBASE." See attached screenshot for what I see under Preferences, only date and time settings. Similar issues with iOS app, I can only go as far as 'Settings' but there are no 'Room Settings' there. Thanks
Hallo, I have almost no expertees on this area. but i have to replace an OLD amp ONKYO A-9211, it has an old CD USB player attached with RCA (visible in the picture). The specifics of the old AMP are attached. Can i replace this old ONE with the SONOS CONNECT AMP ? the full ONKYO amp manual can be found here: http://www.it.onkyo.com/downloads/1/1/8/5/6/21511621_cdd5cc77eb.pdf thanks in advance for your help N
I got my PS4 and PC coonected to my LG TV via HDMI and the TV connected to the Playbar + two Play1s. I got 5.1 passthrough to work on my TV with my PS4 (the Sonos app verifies the 5.1 signal), but I'm struggling with my PC. As far as I can see the problem is with Windows not with Sonos or my TV. The PC detects the TV with Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) as stereo which it is, but it can't "see" the Sonos system so no other options are available than stereo in Windows sound settings. This is a common problem, nothing new here. When connecting a surround receiver between the PC and TV the soundcard detects multiple channels from the receiver, so there're suddenly multiple options in Windows sound settings (stereo, 5.1, 7.2 etc.). As far as I know you can't force an 5.1 output via HDMI. I've been doing a bit of googling and I stumpled upon this thread (http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-2914929/home-theater-difficulties-audio.html) where someone suggested this: [i]"W
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