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Sonos should reconsider Tweeter

"Each Tweeter location will feature a prominent Sonos-only point-of-purchase display in which Tweeter customers can demonstrate and understand the benefits of multi-room digital music" Sonos needs t...

Death Cab for Cutie "Plans"

Death Cab for Cutie's recently released "Plans" is outstanding. If you like their older stuff or lead singer Ben Gibbard's side project The Postal Service, give this a listen. Favorite tracks so fa...

UK Parliament conducting public inquiry to DRM

I think the issue of DRM has a serious impact to users on this forum and, therefore, we are well placed to voice an opinion on this. Details of how to contribute are at: http://www.apig.org.uk/curre...

How soon before Sonos sues them?!?

According to the folks at GadgetMadness, there's now a "SONO Digital Media Player" which says: "...It's part boombox, part network-attached MP3 player and part wireless computer speakers. It lets yo...

should i be nervous?

I am sure most everyone here got the Nov newsletter offering a set of free speakers with a purchase of a ZP. Is this a sign that the company is having some difficulty and is getting desparate for sa...

Will SONOS be at CES 2006?

Will you guys be at CES 2006 and if so, will there be any new product announcement? :rolleyes: ghost

Stake your claim

Neat site i ran across... wondering where you Sonos users are: http://www.frappr.com/sonos (free, no email etc required) Have fun, -graham

How big is your music collection?

I demoed a Sonos system today and was shocked by how flakey it was. It kept giving errors like (unable to access the music library) and taking ages to load the artist list. And giving errors when ad...

Other sources of info & places to discuss Sonos?


For iPod users...

New Pioneer amp - not cheap - but you can hook your iPod up to it and control it from the amp's remote control which has a LCD display that shows track info.... so while you still can't control it fro...

Biwiring speakers

What HiFi has an interesting discussion about biwiring and biamping speakers. See: http://www.whathifi.com/newsMainTem...newssectionID=3 Has anyone tried biwiring and were there noticeable improveme...

PC World's Digital Duo - Video Reviews (2) of Sonos

Video reviews of Sonos by PC World's Digital Duo: http://www.pcworld.com/digitalduo/video/0,segid,104,00.asp http://www.pcworld.com/digitalduo/video/0,segid,105,00.asp

Trash Can Sinatras

No sure if anyone here is familiar with the band, but I have been following them for some time. If you are in to indie pop than give them a try. Their new album "Weightlifting" is great!

Creative Patent

It seems that creative has recieved a patent on it's user interface.. A quote I found is... "automatic hierarchical categorization of music by metadata." It appears that it is on a portable media...

Where to find album art for live shows?

I've got a quite a few live shows on CD and MP3 and would like to associate album art for these. There seems to be no shortage of places to go on the internet where you can get CD cover art (for CD c...

If you are into great female vocalists...

give these two great artists a try: Vienna Teng Corrinne May They both have superb voices and write very pretty songs with great arragnements and lyrics.

Purchasing FLAC singles/albums

Where are some places that I can purchase songs ripped in FLAC (with the proper meta tags and all)? After FLAC, I'm never going back!

Recommend program to rip to FLAC

I normally use WMP to rip my CDs, but notice it doesn't offer the option of ripping to FLAC. Is there a good, free program people would recommend that I can use to do this? Thanks

FLAC compression ratio

I'm working under the assumption that FLAC nets about 50% compression. Is this reasonable? Because the amount of music varies quite a lot from disc to disc, a more useful metric would be average di...

Most played CD on your Sonos.

I figured it would be great to start a chain of the most listened to CDs on your Sonos systems. Might just make you think about adding a CD to your collection… So I'll start not necessarily in order...

New Sonos Fan Site

Hey all, I just stumbled upon this new fan site from a Sonos customer. Check it out: www.worldofsonos.com. Great to see someone out there spreading the love about Sonos!! ZM

Pop Quiz.... Songs that typify sonos

Get those brain cells working, here's my list of songs that Sonos could use to capture the spirit of their products [indent]1. Set adrift on memory bliss 2. Other voices, other rooms 3. Dedicated fol...

Have you tried Bose 161 with Sonos ?

So I have two units linked up so far with Terrasic speakers, Bose outdoor speakers, and Bose AM-3's I have two rooms that I want to replace the whole units with new speakers for asthetic value and wil...


...I wonder what this is all about then? In a vain attempt to keep on-topic, I can heartily recommend the new Gorillaz album Demon Days, and Get Behind Me Satan from the White Stripes (if you can tol...

Loretta Lynn

After traveling for a day I come back and find a new forum. Thanks Graham! One of my recent surprise finds was Loretta Lynn’s Van Lear Rose (on Rhapsody). I would have never guessed Loretta Lynn b...


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