I've got a PlayBar and a Play 1 at home. Currently, only the Playbar is connected to the TV, in the living room.
I'm thinking of getting an additional Play 1, and create myself a kind of Home Cinema setup in my Living Room, with the Playbar and both Play 1s.
However, this doesn't seem to be a scenario mentioned here: http://www.sonos.com/en-gb/products/wireless-home-cinema.
Will it only work if I get an additional sub, or will this work?
Home Cinema Setup: Can I use a PlayBar and two Play 1's as a Home Cinema setup?
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Just make sure you are able to feed 5.1 to the Playbar - Priority is to ensure the TV is able to pass 5.1 through to it's optical out either from the TVs own tuner/apps or from separates attached.
I own a LG 42UB820V TV, about 18 months old, so I believe it should be able to handle this.
If you're referring to when you play music, there's a setting for that (set music playback to Full). If they're not loud enough in general, then you may want to adjust the volume levels for your Play:1 surround speakers, in the same setting screen.
For more info on how to adjust the settings for your surround speakers, see this support article: Setting up surround sound - Changing Settings
It works very well when listening to music, however with the TV, it seems only the "music" seems to come out of the Play 1s, not the voice. Is this to be expected? Or is it a setting I'd need to change?
FYI, my TV is a LG 42UB820V, connected to the Playbar with an optical cable.
I'm intrigued by your comment about "music", though. Are you hearing actual music through the surrounds? Music which has nothing to do with the film? Because that would be the case if you merely grouped the speakers instead of setting up as surrounds, and then started watching TV. If it is merely background music, or surrounds effects, then you have them set up correctly.
I meant background music / sound from the movie, so all good.
Your explanation makes sense, thanks for confirming.