Third party speakers/Connect as surround rears

  • 26 April 2020
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I currently have a Beam as well as a Connect (not Connect Amp) in my family room. The Connect is hard-wired to a router and connected to receiver feeding two third-party floor speakers (located behind couch). Can I use these third-party speakers as rears in a surround setup? Or will latency or other technical issues prevent this?

Thanks, I’m considering getting the Sub while it’s on sale. Would be more tempting if I could be assured it would complete a surround system without having to buy more Ones.


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No, unfortunately  the CONNECT can not drive powered surrounds. There is no function in the Sonos software to use the CONNECT in such a fashion, sorry. 

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