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We have our player attached to the bottom of out tv. It is in good working order. It seems as tho we have a hard time hearing people talking while watching tv in the evenings. Our playbar is set up in a huge room with 13 ft ceilings, hardwood floors and only leather furniture. It is open to our kitchen as well. Wondering what additional system would be good to add to get a better sound?
Until recently my Sony KD-65A1 TV and Sonos Arc have worked perfectly since I purchased the Arc over 12 months ago. The Sonos Arc is connected to the TV via HDMI/ARC. Recently the TV sound on the Arc has been dropping out after using one of the TV Android Apps such as YouTube. Even when I close the App and go back to TV there is no sound. Once the sound has dropped out the only way to get the TV sound back on the Arc is to disconnect the power or HDMI so the sound switches to the in-built TV speakers and then reconnect the Arc when the sound is then redirected back through the Arc. I have tried all combinations of settings to try and resolve the problem without success. The Sonos App does not show the type of signal from the TV when there is no sound (blank instead of the usual Dolby Digital 2.0, Stereo PCM, etc.) so I think the Arc has stopped processing the sound from the TV HDMI. Both TV and Arc have latest software and I wonder if the issue is as a result of a recent software updat
I have a tv room which has my Sonos playbar and 2 x Sonos Play:1 setup as a 3:1 surround system... I’ve just been given 2 x Sonos One SL - I wanted to use these as the front surround but the app won’t let me add them to the same room. I can group them with the TV room but the audio is horrible and the sound isn’t controlled by the TV remote.Am I doing something dumb or have I hit a limitation of the Sonos system? Thanks in advance
Hi,I am about to wire a tv room using a projector. An Arc or similar won’t work in the room due to placement issues, however, I am considering using 4-6 in-ceiling Sonos architectural speakers, a Sonos or other sub and a Sonos Amp for optimal home theater and music sound. Will this work? The Sonos Amp and the Apple TV will reside in a tech closet in the basement. I’d run raceway from the projector to the rack for future HDMI swap out. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thx.
Hi I am building a surround sound set-up from scratch but my priority is invisibility (small children destroy things).My plan is:Arc = Front L/R + CentreAmp = Rear L/R (Sonance In-Wall)Sub = SubFrom reading things on this forum and the Sonos FAQs I think this set-up will work and will be compatible with TruePlay...am I correct?Thanks from a beginner!
Hi - I have just ordered a new TV Philips 48OLED806.With my old Panasonic TV I have an old Yamaha soundbar which has multiple inputs - I have for example a Sky Q system and also Apple TV and bluray player. It’s currently wired so that each of these devices goes directly to the sound bar and I have to select a sound source for whatever I am watching.I am looking at BEAM2 - it appears to have only one input port?Does this mean that the sound will pass through the TV and then from the TV into the soundbar so I only need that one conneciton?If so, does this work and what do I need to watch out for there - I got the impression I have to look for something called ARC?Apologies for the silly questions but I really haven’t looked into this at all since the last time I bought a new TV about 8 years ago!
I have bought the Sonos amp and hooked it up to totem signature one speakers and Sonos sub. Is the amp powerful enough to run these speakers? Totem Audio didn’t think the amp was. Suggested I contact Sonos. I couldn’t find anything on the internet to suggest the amp was. Critiques talk about budget speakers not higher end products. Appreciate your input.
Playbase suddenly disappeared from the app while working on wireless. When I try to re-add it to the system it fails. It does not create a temporary wireless network. If I connect via ethernet cable it appears in the app. I have it in a theatre app configuration with two play 1s and a sub.I created a diagnostic - reference 1483750458 thanks Jim
Just got my Sonos Arc. I have a 2020 Samsung Q8DT Tv from Costco. I’m planning on setting up my arc in next few days.I have read on here that a lot of people have had connectivity and sound issues with the Samsung TV…weather the sound cuts out or they are not getting the Atmos sound. I called tech support for Sonos and they say issues have been fixed.Does anyone have any info or update on this situation as I’m hoping not to have any problems when I set up the speakers? I have an eArc HDMI port
Hi everyone, I'm planning on setting up a sonos-based 5.1 home theater on my new home, but first of all it's like to understand if the projector I want to get does properly support Dolby Atmos, TrueHD, etc.The projector in question is the LG HU85LS (I think it's an Europe-branded version of the HU85LA).LG's website seems unclear on whether eARC is supported or not. Could someone help me decipher this table from the manual?Is eARC supported or not? What are the constraints? All I want to understand is if I can simply connect it to a Sonos Arc and have the best audio from streaming services and such.Thanks a bunch guys!
Hi everyone,I have a samsung 65Q95T and i bought a Sonos beam. The device is simply connected in hmdi to the eARC port of the tv. I have a question about the sound configuration. In the tv should I leave the output format to Auto or change to PCM or Transfert. In auto am I getting the dolby digital ?I am planning to add 2 small speaker for the suround (probably the play one or the one). Do I need to change something in the setting of the Tv ? Thanks in advance
I've been having this issue With my setup I have the Sonos beam the two speakers for surround sound and the sub gen 3. every time when I watch the Venom movie both of them it likes to pop the first Venom movie when Venom is introduced and he gets up and fixes Eddie's body and he says eyes lungs and pancreas I think that's what he says when he says eyes at pops. and I've tried everything and a lot of people are having this issue but nobody can figure it out as far as I can tell then I realized I only had the Sonos beam and it doesn't support Dolby Atmos so I'm like okay I wanted to upgrade my system so I bought the Sonos Arc and it's a hell of a lot different that's for sure but it still Pops at the exact same time now it doesn't happened with all my other movies is like once in a while it does it but that's all so if anybody can help me out that would be great. I did submit a Diagnostics the number is 50441408 . So I don't know if it's just the heavy bass or what
Hello everyone and well found, I hope you are all well ... given the period …Greetings from Rome and Italy :-)I have a home theater system consisting of Arc and One SL. Now I would like to add Sub Gen. 3I have a question, certainly trivial for you ...Regarding the Sub Gen 3, what is the ideal location for its installation. Is it better "front" (but on the side of the TV), or can you put "side"? Or "oblique"?I know that with the Trueplay setup then it fits the room acoustics, but I would like what the guideline or recommended is.I made some screenshots on the fly numbered from 1 to 4 (forgive the banality, but you should guess the purpose anyway ...), in order to facilitate the discussion to understand what you are referring to Again, I know that the configuration via the App helps, but I would like to know on a technical level what is the ideal position that this Sub should more or less respect in your opinion of Sonos.Thanks a lot for the support! Hello everybody.
Hi, I have my beam connected to HDMI ARC.I then have my cable Box, Firestick and playstation connected to the other HDMI ports. When using the cable box, every time i change channels from SD to HD and the sound switches to dolby digital, the sonos beeps for a second.Does anyone know a way to disable this sound because it is very annoying.This does not happen when i select PCM sound only from my cable box, but obviously the sound is not as good. My playstation or fire stick when watching any content, doesn’t have any issues either. Thanks
Hi,I have an odroid n2+ box with coreelec installed, and a sonos arc sound with the last update 12.2.When trying to play a movie the box crash. I tested the box directly to the tv sound and works.On the coreelec i have configured the audio output device:AML Augesound, HDMI ch PCM.My sonos arc is connected to my tv on the arc hdmi port.I do not know what to do more.PS: Also, i tried a nvidia shield and it works, on kodi.
I brought home an Arc yesterday and following set-up, have run into numerous issues (I’m a long-time Sonos user, have 5 other speakers, have never had issues). It’s connected to a brand new Sony A8H, with I believe all settings properly configured (eARC < Auto, Pass-thru < Auto, etc.). Some issues I’ve encountered so far: Wildly inconsistent when playing music, especially in tandem with other speakers. Three quarters of the time the speaker doesn’t even appear in the app.. Get frequent errors, delays and pauses when trying to start music when in the rare situation, the Arc does appear within the app When appearing in the app and playing music (a rare situation), volume is finicky and delayed when trying to control thru the app (might take 5 seconds for the volume to adjust to desired level). Arc seems to work when using as a soundbar with my TV - but similar to the above issue, most of the time doesn’t appear in the app. When testing with Atmos (using built-in Netflix app) -
I have a Marantz 1080P projector with HDMI connections. In order to use the ARC speaker which I bought to provide the sound for my projector, I had to buy a Fury HD Arcana that allows the Marantz HDMI cable to connect to the Fury HDMI-output and then the HDMI cable from the ARC goes to the E-arc output of the Fury. Then if I plug in my Apple TV HDMI cable directly into the Fury HDMI input, I can see the screen. However, when I try to use airplay in Apple TV to mirror my computer onto the projector screen, I have a picture but no sound. How can I get the sound to play from my computer on Sonos. I do have a Sonos connect that I am not using and I am wondering if that could be used in some way to bridge the sound from the computer to the Sonos app. Also, when I try to connect an HDMI cable from the Fury-input to the 5 port HDR switcher output and then connect the Apple TV’s HDMI cable to the HDR switcher it doesn’t see the Apple TV.
HiI'm thinking of buying a Surround Set (Arc, Sub gen3, 2xOne SL) but what I can see on the forum are people with Samsung JS / JU Model TVs Audio Issue with the old PLAYBARIs there anyone here who can help and inform me if the Surround Set vill works with my Samsung JS8005 seriesIt will probably not work with Dolby Atmos but will it play out of all the speakers example in surround sound modethank you
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