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I want to use my old turntable (Project) and amp (Rotel RA02) to play vinyl through my new Sonos system (Boost, Connect and Play 1). How do I best connect the amp to the Connect (ie which output connectors to use)? Also, anyone have experience of using a Brennan B2 as a NAS for the Sonos? I'm struggling to get it to recognise the B2.
We just moved to a new home. There are four sets of speakers built in with the wires twisted to a single pair into the audio cabinet. Each speaker pair's audio is controlled but a reostat device. I'm sure running all four pair simultaneously would melt a connect:amp but would it work if I turned the volume off for three pair and ran only one at a time? TIA
We just built a new house and had it pre-wired for our music to key rooms and patios for speakers. All the internal locations have had speakers installed in the ceilings. We also want to be able to place wireless speakers in our yard. We have a central electronics closet where all wiring in the house for TV Music, etc go to. Which Sonos base unit should we use to be able to supply music to all our wired locations and yet be able to wirelessly send music to our yard speakers?
Best regards. As you know in SONOS connect: amp, when the subwoofer is connected automatically a kind of filter is activated adjusting the sound in the speakers, reducing the bass and increasing the treble. Is that so? This are my questions: If I have a subwoofer connected to the SONOS Connect: amp and group one or more zones (eg a SONOS PLAY 3). The other zones will be affected by the filter or sound adjustment of the SONOS Connect: amp? Ie the other SONOS speakers will lower the bass and increase the treble? The second question is: Is it possible to disable the automatic sound adjustment of the SONOS Connect: amp when connecting the subwoofer? Sorry for my English Thanks for your help. I remain attentive.
Hi, I was wondering if it is possible to add my B&W A7 wireless speaker to my Sonos system. I currently have a pair of Play5's in my kitchen and have my media room Naim/Linn amps/speakers accessed through Connect. The A7 is located on my 2nd floor next to my computer, Airport Extreme and Sonos Boost. Would be great if I could leverage the Sonos controller to play music on the A7.
Hello I'm hoping someone can help me out. I have four ZP120s that I have used for several years. Previously these have always been connected to ceiling speakers, but we have recently moved and ceiling speakers are not an option. Therefore I hoped to connect the ZP120 to a Samsung soundbar to play Sonos through the soundbar. I'm not bothered about playing the tv sound into the Sonos setup. I'd be really delighted if someone could clarify if that is possible and how to do it. Also if that's not possible I would love some recommendations for general speakers that I could connect to my ZP120s. Thanks for reading and hopefully you can help.
I've heard the playbar with sub and I think it sounds great. However, I'd like to avoid cluttering up my mantel with a soundbar. I have built-in cabinetry on each side of the fireplace. I'm thinking about using a connect: amp along with some high quality book shelf speakers and sonos sub. It's my understanding that the line out from the tv can go to the connect amp. Anyone do this and can tell me about the sound quality? I realize this is only a 2.1 stereo sound. I have a home theater in my basement for serious surround sound. I'm just looking for good quality stereo sound with good voice/dialog for casual TV viewing. I'm concerned I won't get that without a center channel speaker, but if I have to add a center channel I'll be back to square one and might as well go with a playbar.
So when I have my master volume at about half and turn the subs bass level up there is a strong difference. However, when the master volume is turned all the way up, turning up the bass level does basically nothing. Is there a way to make the bass level more at max volume or is it men to to be like this?
I recently moved into a two story house with existing outdoor speakers facing my backyard pool. The pair of speakers are mounted 30 feet apart under the roofline. I initially bought a Connect:Amp to power the speakers but with some testing it seemed like I had to be pretty far back in the yard to hear both channels. I returned the sonos as other projects came up that were more pressing. Now I am revisiting the problem. Since there is no way to make the Connect:Amp convert stereo to mono in software, I have found an option to connect a stereo to mono converter between a Connect and a third party receiver. That way, I will have uniform sound no matter where I am in the yard. How have others solved this problem? Am I over complicating the issue? Should I just live with the Connect:amp for simplicity sake?
We live in a historic home that was fully renovated around 2000. This included installation of several (8) sets of hardwired speakers and volume controls, but the head end was never installed - nothing but a bunch of wires coming out of the wall in what should have been the media closet. When I built a new attached office I plunged into the SonoS biosphere, never to look back again. I bought a Play:5 for the office and shortly thereafter purchased a Connect:Amp to hook up a couple of the wired speakers. Worked great. I just added a second amp for a pair of outdoor speakers. No problem. However, I really don't want to have a two-foot tall stack of amps to power the remaining speakers. My questions are these: How many 8 ohm speakers can I safely connect to a single amp? (Individual room program control isn't an issue and given the local volume controls, neither is balance.) How much persuasion would be required to get SonoS to build a true multi-channel amplifier? Four stereo pairs w
Morning all, derivative of a question asked many times (also by me) but with new scenario this time. Have a Connect Amp (actually a new one in this location) to work alongside a Sonos Sub & two pairs of B&W ceiling speakers. Originally installed 2 x B&W CCM616's but now fitted extra pair of B&W CCM663's & with a view to downgrading the CCM616's to bedroom duty and adding a second set of CCM663's in the kitchen. They sound great but of course the CCM663's overshadow the CCM616's, hence the adjustments. Just to clarify, it means I have 2 616's & 2 663's working right now with the Kitchen Sonos. But the Connect Amp cuts out when worked hard. Installed the new speakers December & unusually they not been used so much as normal....daily yes but not worked hard. A Biffy Clyro, and Gang of Four session yesterday showed the Connect Amp to cut out when driven hard. All other rooms & Sonos boxes worked as normal. I think I'm over working the Sonos box but is opinion not deduction
Hi. I have a Dual CS 505-2 turntable connected to a Sansui 771 receiver that I would like to connect to my Sonos Connect:AMP and two Play:1s. I also want to connect the amp to my regular speakers and subwoofer. Do I need any additional equipment? How do I set it up? Thanks.
Hey community, I am unable to connect my Sonos 3 to my university network by any means. I understand a setup with username + password is not possible (which is horrible imho). So, I got my Sonos Mac-address verified for ethernet connection --> does not work. The only option is directly connecting my Sonos to my Mac via ethernet, which is not a longterm option, as Spotify is not available via this option (although my Mac has a running internet connection). Anyone knows a Workaround to connect my Spotify to my Sonos (even if it includes an ethernet cable... any idea is more than welcome)? Cheers, Hendrik
I'm looking to add a Sonos connect amp with outdoor speakers to my system. When I group rooms and if I accidentally group my outdoor speakers I don't want them to play unless I push on a toggle switch that I am going to play outside. Can someone recommend an outdoor switch that I could use that would be okay in the snow? Or is this even possible? I would prefer not to unplug the connect amp Everytime I'm done using it. Thanks in advance
I saw a video on connecting the Connect to a record player, receiver and speakers. The system was connected like this: Record player > preamp > Connect > AV receiver > speakers In that way he was able to broadcast the sound to sonar speakers in other rooms and also broadcast Spotify etc. to the receivers speakers. My question is. Is the sound that goes through the Connect analog or does it get digitalized? I would like to keep the analog vinyl sound from the old system. In the video it sounded like it wasn't a compromise, but I wanted to be sure. Here's the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DE8r6z0-t8Y
I have 4 Yamaha NS-IW360C ceiling speakers with an impedance of 6 ohms each. [img]c600ba7b-a9a7-4588-96ea-a4cfd8356d7e.png[/img] How can I connect them to the SONOS Connect AMP to have two stereo zones? (Example: kitchen and dining room) No need to activate or deactivate any of the zones, they can always sound at the same time. Should I use a speaker selector? Do you recommend any? I also have a Yamaha YST-FSW150BL Advanced YST II Down-Firing Active Subwoofer, can I use this subwoofer with the SONOS Connect AMP? Thank you very much for your help.
I am planning to buy a Sonos:Amp + speakers for my dining room. My local dealer is selling the amp bundled with speakers with app 40% off the amp. That means that I can overspend a little on the speakers if I stick with Dali og B&W speakers. The speakers will be wall-mounted in a room roughly 3,5 x 5 meters. I have narrowed it down to the Dali Zensor 1 (often paired with Sonos:Amp here in Norway) and the B&W 686 s2. Checked out the Zensor 3´s as well, but they seem to deep to be wall-mounted. The B&W´s are front-ported which should be an advantage when wall-mounting them. Both sounded good in the shop but I am leaning towards the B&W. Does anyone have any experience in matching Sonos:Amp with b&w speakers? The 686´s has a much lower sensitivity-rating than the Dalis, is that a problem? Any other thoughts? PS: This is going to be a second system, I have a pair of Xeo 4´s and a connect in the living room.
Hello Sonos experts, I'm considering doing up my house with Songs, but why don't the SONOS Connect and Connect Amps have Optical Audio inputs? Why only outdated RCA Analog? I have a computer I'd like to connect to play my iTunes music from but need an optical audio input to make this happen - what am I missing here? Thanks...
My wife is opening a fitness studio. I will be setting up the sound system. I will be using 1 Sonos Connect and 2 Bose Cinemate ll units in the studio. 24 sound dampening panels. I have this set up at home, it sounds great. My question is, how can I add a wireless mic that she can talk through the system along with the music. It would be nice to be able to adjust the volume independent from the music. Any help would be appreciated.
Hi All, I have major issues with a pair of play 5 gen 1 speakers. I did a factory reset and did the wireless installation of the pair... so far so good. After the reinstallation the right speaker has a solid green mute button which is impossible to get rid of. When i try to play radio there is no sound. When pressing the mute button only the right player plays music. After that touching any button on either player or even adjusting the volume in the app mutes/pauzes the radio on the right speaker. Left never makes a sound so far... Any suggestions on how to fix this? Router is an ASUS 87-U I have an unused bridge
I've currently got three play:1s and a playbar and am looking to round out my Sonos system. I have two things that I would like to do and am wondering if I can get it done with a single connect amp. I want to get a set of Bose outdoor speakers for my patio, I would be putting the connect amp in my living room and running speaker wire ourside. Then I would like to hook a turntable up to the same connect amp and be able to play that through any and all of my speakers. Turntable would be in the same room as the connect amp. In my head this seems like it should work, but just want confirmation because running speaker wire from living room to outdoor patio is going to be a little of a pain. If it won't work the way I want, I'll place the connect amp closer to the patio and put off on turntable integration.
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