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Pre-Order questions

Community, I read through the forums last night (and in to the wee hours) and it looks like this is the ideal solution for a number of us. I had a few additional questions that I was hoping y'all...

Home entertainment system

Is there any way to connect a Sonos zone playerto output to the speakers of a Bosz Lifestyles home entertainment center? Somehow, I got the impression that these speakers would be incompatible. Any...

Is Rhapsody Supported?

Is RealNetworks' Rhapsody supported by Sonos?

2nd Sonos wireless - can't detect it

I'm sure someone besides me has had this problem. I finally decided to hook up my second Sonos box. THe first one is hooked to my router and works great. The second one is in my office NOT on the r...

Can I connect a ZP to Windows Desktop Controller and Mac setup assistant?

This might be a silly question, but I'll try and explain.... I'm building my next house, so I've bought a couple of ZPs to see if they'll work for a music distribution system. Why am I telling you t...

Digital Out

I have been following the discussion of the need for an ampless Zoneplayer in the Suggestions forum, but thought the line out on the Zoneplayer would meet my needs. Now I am not sure. I don't yet ha...

MAC Filtering/Addressing

I have a D-Link 624 wireless router set up for DHCP addressing, WEP encryption, and MAC filtering. I had put the MAC addresses of the Zone Players on the authorized list of MAC addresses, but my cont...

Set up

I have a separate building in my home that houses my office. Our DSL connection plugs into a wireless router. because of the distance to the main house, i use a booster to allow use of the wireless...

Question about using in-ceiling speakers

I just placed my order and I have a question that I hope someone can help me with. When connecting a ZP to in-ceiling speakers, how long can the speaker wire run be before I might be able to hear any...

Multiple Sources

Is it possible to load one playlist on a zone player from say, an Ipod, and another playlist from a PC? I'm asking because I don't want to leave my family high and dry when I take the Ipod. Shoot,...

Non US citizen buying in New York

I'm coming to New York on holiday in June and am thinking of buying a couple of Sonos bundles. Is it possible to buy them when I have a credit card without a US address? and also what is the combined...

Zones Players Dropped?

Last night I moved my music to a new share and removed the old share and pointed Sonos to the new share. At the end of the update two of my zones were missing in action. One is wired and the other i...

what do I need?

I can see that I at least need an ethernet to use sonos. Do I need to have internet access or is this a complete "internal" wi-fi set-up?

Sonos Shipping Today

I can't believe that I bought my system today. Ever since the Popular Mechanics article I have been researching both the Sonos system and competitors. I cannot find the flaw in the Sonos system that I...

Think I might have a bad one

One of my ZPs exhibits very flakey behaviour. I can get it to appear as a new Zone, I can even get it to play for 30 seconds or so. After that the music dies, the desktop and handheld controller bec...

Failure in basic setup (connecting to zoneplayer)

I'm having trouble in getting a fairly generic setup off the ground. I've got a linksys router and I've attached my first ZP via ethernet cable. I turned off all firewall stuff, but the connection wiz...

Desktop controller wont work but all else does?

i just installed 6 zone players and of course the main wired unit to my pc containing the music and desktop controller. the system can access all of my music and works great EXCEPT the desktop control...

Don't want to buy til questions are answered

Hello. Read about this Sonos in Forbes. But it left me with questions. First, what I've got: I have one computer with cable modem. No router. Don't even understand what that means. I have an...

Using in cold/hot temperature?

Hi. I bought 6 zone players and want to install one in my cold basement back area and one in my pool cabana. it gets ice cold out there in the winter and very warm in the summer. is this ok? what rang...

Okay to Locate ZP Inside a Cabinet?

Thoughts on locating the ZP inside a cabinet of one sort or another, with decent air above the top vents? Will it overheat, or will it do okay like the rest of my high end equipment?

Sonos: Use Some Better Boxes

My bundle arrived yesterday, and I've only had a chance to open things up, and have a look. The controller and ZP look and feel great, and the documentation looks extremely well done and user friendl...

Accessing Music on External Drive - HELP

Good News - Got my sonos 4 days ago, had it up and playing internet radio in about 30 minutes. Problem - I wiped my computer's hard drive a couple months ago after getting a nasty virus and recentl...

Santa Arrived!!

I guess Santa rode in on today's snowstorm in New York 'cause when I got home I found a big box containing my new Sonos system. It's rare that a product lives up to its hype. In this case I'd say that...

Integration Question

I should be receiving my Sonos Intro Package any day now... I currently have a wireless network implemented with two PCs (wired) and one Mac Powerbook (wireless). My 1st wired PC acts primarily as a...

Best lossless format and app - using a NAS

I'm about to RIP my music collection to a NAS (NSLU2) for a Sonos setup. I want to use an uncompressed or lossless format and have artist, song, album and album art info. What is the best format and...

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