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Sonos 5 and Sonos play 1 stereo pair ideas

Hey All, i Have a play 5 now as its connected to my line in for my Turntable. I love it, but i want to add to it. If i stereo pair some Play 1's so i have the 1's on one side of the room with the 5 o...

No SMB2 or SMB3 support ???

Could it be, that Sonos still has only SMB1 clients on their speakers ? That would be a security whole as somebody could hack through SMB1 connections ... I can't believe that ....

Wifi Password change instructions need clarification

Attempting to follow the instructions for Sonos after changing my WiFi password were so frustrating, I'm motivated to waste more of my time to write this rather than move on. In short, trying to follo...

Playbar lost in space
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Had a router bite the dust. Playbar still set to old SSID. Trying to set up playbar on new SSID. Tried spoofing old SSID with same password. Didn't work because network? iOS app setup fails rig...

Adding a new radiostation.
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Hi, How can I add a music website to be played directly, when selected in the musicstation meny, on the sonos list of stations

Advantages to Sonosnet
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Hi, I have read many of the threads here but I am still not sure over what the advantages to using Sonosnet over my home WiFi are. Will it take some of the load off my home network? Also, I have 15i...

Sonos killing its customers ability to play local music

So Where is support for NAS drives using version 2 or 3 of SMB????? Do Sonos really care so little for their customers. Looks like its time to ditch Sonos in favour of something up to date.

Sonos One

Kann mir jemand helfen? - Ich habe einen SONOS-ONE_Speaker, den ich mit dem SONOS-App in meinem Haus mit dem WIFI verbunden habe. Jetzt möchte ich drei Monate weg und den Lautsprecher mitnehmen. Ist e...

Adding Surrounds to Beam
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The Beam does not connect to the Play:1 surrounds unless I have an Ethernet cable connected between the Beam and router. Can this be done without the need for an ethernet cable?

How to connect a Playbase to a Connect, to get audio into a wired speaker set-up
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Hey all, Can someone share insights on how a Playbase would connect to a Connect, so that the audio from the TV can be routed (via the Connect) to an external amp (and speakers) that is connected to...

Sonos and Meraki

Does Sonos work with a Meraki Network?

How does sonos work?

Have had sonos for 3 years and still not been able to get it to work once. Is there a way to simply use it like Bluetooth?

How does the Sonos initial setup on iOS work?
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I'm interested in some technical details about the Sonos discovery/initial setup on iOS devices. Most of the other WiFi smart devices need to create a temporary WiFi network that user has to manually...

Adding 5’s to a Beam

I’m wondering, in our lounge, I currently have a Beam with a sub. The volume power is good but not the capability I would like. I’m considering adding 2 x Play 5’s to the room. Would these have to be...

New Router
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I have just update my router, all speakers are working and the controller on ipad is working but cannot get the controller on pc to connect. I have Sonos boost connected directly to router and the re...

Wired subwoofer with Sonos Amp
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I have a playbase and recently purchased the sonos amp for a surround setup with my existing speakers and subwoofer. My speakers work, but the subwoofer is not. Can anyone help?

Adding a 2nd hand speaker
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Hello. I bought another Play 5 2nd hand and like last time, you simply can't just add/connect it to your existing set-up as it is recognised as 'someone else'. I cannot remember how to re-set it. I ha...

Unable to reconnect sonos to controller
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I needed to move an ethernet connected sonos play 3. Tried to pair it back and it failed repeatedly. It recognizes the play3 by mac address but it never connects, the only indication of an error is:...

Not sure where to start with AirPlay issues, undefined devices, general setup

I am new to Sonos as of this month (Jan 2019) and am so confused. I wanted to give my two sons each a smart speaker that sounded better than Echo. I currently have 1 Beam and 1 Sonos One speaker and 2...

Issues since upgrading controller on IOS to 10.01 and version 10 ( build 48261220 ) on playvase
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I did an update a couple of days ago, since then my surround play 1's disconnected from my playbase and my Play 3 in the master bedroom has done the same. Regardless what i do i cant add the play 1's...

change SoundBase audio level using Samsung Smart Touch remote
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I've got a Samsung Tv with a Smart Touch remote. As the smart touch remote doesn't use infrared, it won't alter the SoundBase audio level. at the moment I'm having to use the Sonos app on my mobile to...

Questions over getting 5.1 (PCM/LPCM/DTS,ETC!)

Hi guys, Could do with your help making sense of some stuff if you're able to advise? Got a Playbar plugged into a Samsung TV, watching Blurays on a PS4. Got two Play:1s behind the sofa for a surrou...

How to check procedure to check latency of device?
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Dear all, I am using Sonos play1 device. I have connected the Sonos play1 and mobile to the one access point. I want to check the latency of this device. How much time required to reach the music fil...

AirSonic Support?

I have an AirSonic server for my local media. I was reading that supposedly you can use AirSonic thru the Sonos speakers? That it can be setup as a streaming source? Anyone know about this? How it...

Building WiFi
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I live in a building that provides WiFi. No router and it has a password page (user name and password sort of like the average hotel login). When I tried to set up my device it’s getting stuck trying...

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