Connecting Panasonic DX802 (TX-50DX802B) to Sonos

  • 16 January 2017
  • 3 replies

Dear all,

I just bought a Panasonic DX802 (TX-50DX802B) TV and would like to connect it to my Sonos system such that I can hear the TV audio through my Sonos speakers.

Is this possible?


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It depends what Sonos units you have and what the TV offers.

PLAYBAR is designed to work with a TV, has low latency to maintain lip-sync, and accepts an optical connection.

Some Sonos units accept an analog Line-In, but introduce a small (~70ms) delay to the sound.
Thanks Ratty, I have 2 Play 1s and a Play 5 currently. Would the Sonos Connect work for that purpose? If so, I could buy that.
You could use a CONNECT, but as I say there's a small delay through the system which may jar if you're sensitive to lip-sync errors.

As an experiment, hook a 3.5mm-to-3.5mm cable between the TV's headphone outlet and your existing PLAY:5's Line-In. See if it works for you.