Options for headphones and outside speakers

  • 1 November 2016
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While I love Sonos and am impressed by what all it does (and does so well!), I find two glaring aspects of home audio missing: headphone access and outside speakers. I know, unless Sonos makes and sells the headphones or the external speaker, they are not very anxious to allow these functions, but some customers, who have paid a premium price might like this functionality. I know I would.

Of course, a quality Sonos Bluetooth transmitter would address both of these "consumer needs," headphones and outdoor speakers. Sonos does not like Bluetooth and does not want to go there. So, what about a reasonably priced interface/jack for headphone use and maybe an all-weather speaker, while you're at it?

Such functions would be reasonable compliments to an otherwise excellent and beautifully build home audio system. Thank you!

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I think for outdoor the current Connect:Amp and wired outdoor speakers make a good solution.

Other than a portable battery operated speaker that is weather proof - but not sure what kind of battery life would expect. A wired to power outdoor speaker for sonos doesn't add a lot from the Connect:Amp option.

Headphones are an issue. Especially with Play:5 gen 2 taking headphone jack off features. Seems headphones are either coming or of no interest to anyone at sonos.