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Stereo Paired Play 5s: Can't Select Both L and R speakers when source is Line In from Turntable L and R
I have a stereo paired set of Play 5s that work beautifully with streaming content from the app. I recently purchased a turntable with preamp. I have two cables running out from the preamp to the two speakers (L and R). When I set up the turntable in the Sonos app. I ended up with a configuration that looks like the image below. Which means I can only select one speaker for playing audio. Both are working, but only one at at a time. I’m confident I screwed up the initial set up, But I can’t even figure out how to delete the turntable from the app to start over. Grateful for any help. (Be gentle with me.)
Hi my Roam arrived today. I have other Sonos speakers so pretty familiar with the set up etc. However, my roam keeps stopping playing the music from Apple Music after a few seconds to a minute in. This happened on WiFi and Bluetooth mode. When it does this, my iPhone tells me the music is still playing but no sound is coming from the roam or my phone. I’m with Talktalk and the router doesn’t show an internet problem. I can’t figure it out. On occasion, the speaker just turns off (no leds on at all). Then when I switch it back on, the playlist is wiped. It’s fully charged and does this when plugged in and when running off battery. Is it a duff and I need a replacement?
Can you please help me? This room is 33 ft long. Usually while listening to music, we sit in the blue chairs. I have two 5s on either side of the credenza and a sub woofer next to the right speaker. The music doesn’t have the sound I thought it would. Do I have them placed too close together? Can I put them on either side of the room, that means they would be 30 ft apart. Do I need 2 more 5s?
Hi, So this is what I’ve got… 1st gen Apple tv4k sony bravia 43xf7596with standard arc (not eArc), HDCP2.3(for HDMI™1/2/3/4), Dolby™ Digital, Dolby™ Digital Plus, Dolby™ Pulse A Sonos beam gen 2 sound bar (supports arc, eArc, etc) My Apple settings for audio format allows me to choose EITHER auto or 5.1 (followed by a warning that I may get poor sound) if I play sound through the Netflix app on my virgin media box, I get DD atmos etc shown on my Sonos sound bar output. Great! if I play the same sound through the Netflix app (or play any other video) via the Apple TV 4K box, I just get PCM 2.0. On my sono app. No surround sound. Just pcm. So, in layman’s terms, how can I get surround sound (or better) from my Apple TV box through my beam sound bar? I’ve read countless articles, hearing about eArc, buying an arc to eArc converter, updating to gen 2&3 ATV, switching ATV format to just 5.1 despite the warning…. I’m lost… what should I really do? would a newer gen Apple TV help? Ple
HI -I’d like to use my Sonos Moves as a small PA system for gathering. So someone would be using a separate microphone and the idea is for the Moves to amplify it. Is this possible? Ideally I could use both (via airplay?) but i’d settle for just one (bluetooth). BTW, Sonos, how about supporting stereo pairing over bluetooth like some other vendors do??
I was excited that my sub mini arrived today, but not so much now that I've set it up. We've got an open-plan area where I have a beam for the tv and two 5s for music. I assumed I could pair the sub mini to both - ie, that it'd work with the beam when watching tv and with the 5s for music. But it looks like I have to assign it to one or the other. A bit disappointed! Unless I'm missing something?
Have has Sonos for 10 years with almost zero issues until the last year, but clearly because I have original Sonos 5 speakers I guess Sonos is just trying to screw my investment in their company! Over the last year about every couple of months we end up not being to play anything over speakers…Sonos app can detect all the speakers, just will NOT connect! I guess the only way to keep customers these days is to disrupt original product and try and make you purchase another $10 in product…if this is how this company (that I told everyone I knew to buy if they were in the market) and now just a sellout to corporate greed and shareholder vs good product and customer service…if only companies would look again at good products and customer service vs short term $$, but I guess that’s what investors are looking for these days and not caring about the customer is where it’s at!
TLDR: What is the best way to enjoy albums given you already have an Arc and Sub? I have an arc and sub in our media room. I’ve recently gotten a port to attach our turntable, and am wondering about getting a more expansive sound. Broadly speaking, could I expect a pair of fives facing me, or a pair of ones behind me set up in a surround system to offer a better experience? I’m wondering if a pair of surrounds behind me would offer the same kind of stereo experience as speakers facing you, and if the sub and or arc would work with the fives, i.e. would I be losing bass if I ran the turntable through the fives.
Hi,I’m waiting for delivery of a pair of Fives and a Sub for our fairly large living room. The Fives will be on shelves on the rear wall of the room. Is it best to have the Fives vertically with the tweeters (controls) on the insides. Any advantage in having them toed in? TVM.
In our living room we have a Beam (Hard wired) and 2 Play:1’s (wireless) as a stereo pair.Kitchen: 2x One’s (wireless) as a stereo pair.Dining Room: 2x One’s (wireless) as a stereo pair.Downstairs Bathroom: 2x Roams.This has all worked perfectly for over a year. All 3 zones have perfect WiFi coverage.Today I tried to add 2x One SL’s, 2x Sub Gen 3’s and an Arc to our media room (converted garage)Our WiFi coverage works literally half way into this room, the rear ones were picked straight away as they are closer to the router but adding the arc and subs took forever of hitting retry, and rebooting I eventually realised it was because of the WiFi, I added a hardwired WiFi access point with a different SSID and tried to add the new stuff to the new network, after over an hour failing I disconnected the access point and hardwired all the new stuff, rebooted it and one by one (totally stupid) disabled WiFi and now everything but 1 sub works.I can factory reset it and it shows up for a few mi
Anyone got any idea how you link a Ray and a One to make a system?I have 1 One and a Ray in the living room which I’m trying to link together to get a surround sound type system but struggling.I have other One’s throughout the house but I don’t want to add them to this system. As soon as I don’t want to select those other One’s I can’t seem to build a system. thanks
I cannot tell you how much I hate my Sonos Roam and I am beating myself up that I spent close to $200 for this miserable experience. The charge on it lasts one hour at most. Then it won’t play even when plugged in until it reaches a certain charge percentage. My old bluetooth Jambox works SO, MUCH. BETTER. Sonos Team: I have 6 Sonos One speakers wired in and they are wonderful. This Roam wireless option is a piece of crap.
Hi alli just wanted to report my SONOS ARC literally makes a BOOM (explosion noise) during TV playback and then sounds stop. This never happened before. Only changing point is my system was unplugged from electricity for about a week while I was on trip, I came back today and turn my system on and after some tv playback that strange noise appears. See diagnostics number: 673888573
I work at a school with a sever and APs all over. I have a Sonos 1 in the main office, the lounge, and 2 in the cafe. If I group lounge and main office together they work or just the two in cafe. If I group all 4 together to play they do not work. Is it because they are on different APs (same network)? Is there a way to make this work or no? Also I have it on the student Wi-Fi because it doesn’t require a user name and password. I should have it on staff wifi but it requires username and password and I don’t think you can do that with sonos sadly.
I have stayed with S1 as I have a ceiling speaker running off an older sonos amp in the attic that I like to group with newer speakers. Suddenly today most of me speakers are showing incompatible in S1 and asking me to upgrade to S2, but if I do this I can no longer group the ceiling speaker that has to run on S1. Is this fixable? Very frustrating
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