Discuss Ray, Beam, Arc. Playbar, Playbase, and the entire Sonos home theater experience. Should you get a Sub Mini or a Sub? Maybe two Subs? Which Sonos work with your TV? Talk about your Sonos Home Theater experience here.
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Tomorrow my Sonos Amp will reach me so I was wondering what you guys think about the following setup and what I might be able to optimize..Lg oled TV hdmi Arc ( not e-arc)Hdmi goes to ArcSonos Amp 1.5mm audio cable 2 meters and 5 meters.2x B&W 704 Nautilus speakers (had to bridge low and high frequencies by wire (black to black, red to red) as the plates are missing) so speakers are expecting regular audio connection.Fancy Banana plugs with gold in it or something.Will connect directly to Sonos Amp as front speakers.On the other side of the room 1x Sonos One and 1x Sonos One SL for surround. I need the B&W's for superb classical music (mostly pure piano) and I need all the rest for surround for superb Sonos experience.What will this setup do in terms of surround?What do you guys think which setup is best?Any other tips and tricks?Very much appreciated!
So i have a set up like this:1) Sonos Arc2) Apple TV 4K (2nd gen)3) Benq HT3550 Projector is it possible to have eARC work? Problem 1:As of right now the main problem is that sonos arc connects to apple tv via wifi. This makes it “temporary” source and sometimes i start a movie and then go back to apple tv setting to change the source because once in a while it will switch back to the projector speakers Problem 2:Apple TV only has 1 hdmi port. Should i get one of those hdmi audio extractors and connect Sonos arc into it? Will it work? Will eARC work? Could you please link me to one that will work on Amazon? Do I need anything else for this to work?Note: I have this cable to connect Sonos Archttps://a.co/d/4iV1WqcI found this device and almost bought it, but then in the product images it says it won’t work with Sonos Archttps://a.co/d/688PCPRSonos Arc does come with HDMI to ESPDIF adapter and i read that a direct HDMI connection to eARC is preferred. Also just to mention, I would like t
With the new update in PlayStation 5, we can use Dolby Atmos, but if I activate it, sometimes I hear a loud pop. Are you thinking of a quick solution to this issue?My setup is Sonos ARC, Sonos Sub Gen 2, and two Sonos SL as surround sounds. My TV is a 65” LG C2
Recently got the Arc after many months of waiting. I needed the white so when it goes up on my mantle it blends in with all the painted mantle and wood work behind it. Opening the box I found that it has a black power cord!?!?Most people that order white are doing it to blend in to a brighter/lighter background, so a white power cord makes complete sense. All of my Sonos Play 1 and Ones have white as does my white Sonos Bass.Now I have to buy a white power cord, and haven’t been able to setup my Arc that I’ve been waiting to buy for so many months…
I have just bought a new tv with Dolby atmos so I am going to upgrade my beam gen 1 to a gen 2. My current beam cables (hdmi and power) are sunk in the wall Will these be ok with the new beam particularly Will the older hdmi be ok with Dolby atmos sound?Secondly I have a spare play 1 so was thinking of getting another refurbished play 1 to set up a surround sound system. Again with using the older play 1’s will this be detrimental to the atmos experience? Cheers in advance for an advice
I have Apple TV (3rd gen) HD connected to Epson 4k LS11000 projector via 30 ft long hdmi fiber cable (24Gbps). Another 30 ft cable connected from projector eARC out to Sonos ARC. There is a Sonos Sub and 2 Era 100 surround sound speakers also connected. All good. However, playing any Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 5.1 is having issues. Video plays smoothly but the sound is skipping to the extent that it is absent for multiple seconds. Playing Atmos sound also skips with Xbox as input source.Is it possible that 24Gbps is lower bandwidth and I should try 48 Gbps instead ?I would really like this to be fixed. Would appreciate if anyone have had similar experience and was able to resolve it.
I have a new Beam (Gen 2) and two Play:1 speakers. All have been upgraded to the S2 platform.The Play:1 speakers work fine individually, in a stereo pair, and when grouped with the Beam.But, when I configure the Play:1 speakers as surrounds for the Beam, no sound comes from one of the Play:1’s. (Left Rear). The Beam and Play:1 Right Rear work. The light is solid white on top of all speakers. When adding the surrounds, both Play:1’s play the test tone.The problem occurs for all audio sources: TV input (optical + HDMI), Pandora, Music Library, Sonos Radio.I have removed the Play:1 surrounds three times and re-added them - after testing they work independently. Still the left rear Play:1 does not have sound. (all speakers show solid white)I have removed the Play:1 surrounds and renamed their rooms and re-added them - after testing they work independently. Still the left rear Play:1 does not have sound.I have factory reset the (left rear) Play:1 and re-added it to my account. I tested it a
I have just bought 2 A80k Sony TVs (XR-65A80K and XR55A80K). Both are set up in identical fashion with Apple TV input to HDMI 1 and an optical cable to the Playbase/beam. The Apple TV remote and the Sony remote both change volume when the Sonos is not connected, and when the Sonos is connected, the volume indicator shows as going up or down with the remotes, but no change in volume on the Sonos. We do not use the TVs for channels. We only watch content through the Apple TV.It is as though the volume settings on the tv are not being recognised by the Sonos equipment. Very frustrating to see the volume indicator moving, but no change in volume. The Sonos app changes the volume fine. The Apple Remote is no longer recognised by the Sonos, and the Sony remote is Bluetooth. So the question is does anyone have an idea how to make this work. I have tried resetting the remote (input/down for 5 secs), tried resetting the TV and setting up from scratch, and tried setting up the Sonos from scratch
Not sure if this counts as advanced or not, but… I am in the process of sorting out my semi-finished basement (needs paint, and flooring basically), but I have the 40% code so want to get my Sonos before that expires. In the diagram below, the “x” = posts. We are going to have the TV either on the wall where it says “TV” with the back of the sofa against the posts, OR the right hand wall (perpendicular to where it says “TV”) and then the sofa would be perpendicular to the posts. I have a sub, and want to add an Arc and probably era 300s. This space would be for watching movings/tv/sports with the family, but also something of an entertaining space with the bar. For example a potential use is that we host a Super Bowl party of have people over for some other event, which would see people sat at, or around the bar as well as on the sofa, etc. So… my questionsDoes having surrounds placed only around the sofa/seating area, mean sound around the bar would be poor? Would they be better pla
Thinking about picking up an arc, but I am seeing reviews that it’s not producing deep base without a standalone sub. Currently have playbase without sub, and quite happy with my setup. However wanted to get in the atmos bandwagon since I will be getting 2 era 300 as well. So what’s the verdict from the community?
Hi there. I just bought a Sonos Beam Gen 2 soundbar, and made some changes in the settings for a better experience when watching movies and tv series. Although Im enjoying the sound, it’s not so good to listen music with the settings I have now. This weekend Im going to buy a pair of Sonos ONE SL to add the surround. My question, it is possible to listen the music only in the pair of SONOS ONE SL?And using the pair and sonos beam gen only for movies/series.
I am sure similar issues have been answered but I would like to throw a line out anyway.I am currently traveling and have someone staying at my place where I have a Sonos home theatre system installed. Yesterday I was playing music on my Sonos roam I travel with through the Spotify app on my phone and noticed that the music kept stopping randomly (I was using Bluetooth).During the same period, I got a message from the person staying at my place saying that the Sonos System keeps stopping and skipping ant random intervals. They were playing from their own source and not using Spotify from within the Sonos app.Due to the timing of both these isolated issues, I ask myself: “Is this coincidental or is there more to this?”Could it be Spotify somehow causing the issue?Is it interference? Am I going crazy?help.
This issue has been driving me INSANE for weeks and finally I found the answer on YouTube: Simply hold the input and volume down button on your Apple TV 4K remote for about 5 seconds and 🪄🧙♂️ …issue fixed!!!! Your Apple Remote will now control your Sonos sound bar volume again.
I’m listening to the 1989 (Taylor’s Version) album that came out today and something is wrong with the mix, but only on my Sonos system (Arc+sub+2 300s). I’m using Apple Music. During the chorus, when she sings “Wildest Dreams uh uh huh,” the “uh uh huh” part raises the volume of the soundbar and is jarring. I thought this could just be the mix, but I played the same track using the same source through my Airpod pro 2nd gen and the same jarring volume bump doesn’t occur.Why is this happening? It’s difficult to listen to, and also gives me pause that Sonos isn’t properly interpreting the mix.If you want to hear what I’m hearing, go to around 1:04 on Wildest Dreams (TV) on an Atmos Sonos.
Hi, I'm hoping for some advice on upgrading my system. I know some of these questions have been asked before, so I apologise if they seem basic. I've had a search through and read many posts but couldn't find exactly what I am looking for.I currently have two ONEs in the lounge (stereo pair, on Sanus stands) and two Symfonisk Bookshelf speakers in the kitchen (stereo pair).I am looking to buy a Beam Gen 2 for the lounge. I am thinking of bringing the Symfonisk speakers into the lounge and placing them on stands behind the sofa on either side with TV straight ahead and keeping the ONEs where they are at either side of the TV in the far corners. For TV, I would like to use the Beam as main speaker(s) and Symfonisks for Rear Surrounds. I don't think I can add the ONEs as extra speakers for TV in this set up and that's ok if that's the case (but would be nice).For Music, I would like to use the Beam, together with the ONEs (as a stereo pair) and IF POSSIBLE, also the Symfonisks. Would the
Hello,I've reviewed a lot of other threads but can't find a similar problem. My setup: Old Sony TV (no e-arc)PS5 (primary media device)Sonos Arc + 2x Play 1 as surrounds I recently introduced an HDMI switch with a Toslink extractor to resolve audio syncing. Toslink out to toslink/HDMI adapter to Sonos Arc and HDMI out to TV to bypass TV audio processing entirely. First oddity: it all works well and I can get Dolby Digital 5.1 and full surround audio on the PS5 interface and any gaming, but when streaming Disney+ or Netflix, there's no sound coming from the rear speakers at all, despite the app showing 5.1 while this content is playing. Second oddity: a second input device is a GoogleTV and in this configuration it's outputting everything in full Dolby Atmos, which is great! Definitely not complaining, but out of curiosity, how is this happening over toslink? Any help is appreciated!
I want to connect Frame TV to AMP? I believe the only external input for AMP is analog RCA jacks. What is best way to connect Frame TV audio out via fiber to RCA jacks? The only cables I have between components are 1-coax and 1-Ethernet, no fiber our audio cables. Would using ARC HDMI port make it easier?
I have factory reset my Sonos devices & can't seem to get them to connect to the new router, the app can see them but can't seem to connect to the wifi & it's driving me nuts, the system is about 6 years old & hasn't been used as a surround sound set up in some time but really want it going asap, any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheers
My set up includes a Beam gen2, Sub gen3 and 2 One’s. When attempting to play a movie on a streaming service, Netflix, Disney Plus, there is no sound from the surround speakers. But when watching network tv, the surround speakers work. In both instances, under the Beam, its showing Dolby 5.1. Please help
I Have A Sonos Amp 4.1 Set up with MA passive speakers + Sonos 1s surrounds. I am really happy, however I feel frustrated not being able to play Atmos music, recently I found a way I wanted to share, in despite than in my opinion most Atmos mixes are not worthy for me to ditch my current set up. I would like to hear from others which other ways you have used to achieve this. I recently listened the new Atmos version of “The Dark Side of The Moon” on Amazon Music and it is impressive, it was worthy to turn on the TV just to listen to this Album.Anyway I will start a list of hardware proven to achieve Atmos downmix to 5.1:My case : Fire TV 4K, Sony TV AF9 and Amazon Music HD feeding Sonos Amp. Amazon Music settings, Ultra HD off, Spatial Audio on; Fire TV set to Surround Sound Best Available. With this combination the Sonos app recognises DD 5.1 as feed from Atmos songs. I use the TV menu to turn off the screen as the Amazon Music app doesn't trigger the screen protector.Previously I fou
Hello, I have a house full of Sonos gear including a Move for times on the go. Currently looking to outfit a covered but open air structure with 3 mounted TVs. Dimensions are 70 ft X 36 ft, metal room is 18 at peak w/ TVs and speakers to be mounted at the break at 12 ft. There are no walls but speakers will be protected from direct sun and rain/weather. Central Texas so temps will stay above 100 in the summer but rarely stay below freezing for more then a couple of days.would Fives and ARC handle that environment? would 4 Fives installed at each corner (well inside the edges to avoid direct exposure to sun/rain) and an ARC under the main TV in the middle fill that much space? Is there a formula or calculation to predict volume ? The space is mix use, TV watching and music playing/dancing. Like to hear any thoughts or suggestions. Any considerations I haven’t listed here? For context, I had initially ruled out Sonos as an option due to exposure to the elements and producing e
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