Good Day All,
My client has 3 Sonos Bridges in his house. Due to long distances between SonosA and SonosB and C, we decided to wire SonosA and SonosB and let SonosC connect wirelessly to SonosB (Got all that?? :)
He is reluctant to run an ethernet cable to the other side of the house were SonosB and C live so it was decided that an "Ethernet over Coax" be deployed. Everybody was happy, birds were singing, unicorns dancing, etc.
.....now it doesn't. What changed you ask? Well I swapped out the entire network for a more consumer friendly network of Airport Extreme's, expresses, etc. That whole system works perfectly, except for the Sonos...
There is an GefenTV Ethernet over Coax sender and receiver to the other side of the house were SonosB and C live. SonosB should be hardwired but can't because a broadcast storm happens the second I plug it in the GefenTV EoC. I unplug it, internet works again. Most people who are reading this know that story.
So now you are probably thinking "Why doesn't he just swap out the new network for the one that was working?"...and you would be right on that except...that doesn't work either anymore. Nothing changed on the side of the EoC that SonosB lives on but for some reason it just causes broadcast storms every time I plug it in.
So after long sessions with Sonos support (really helpful btw thanks) and GefenTV as well as lugging SonosB to the other side of the house to test the switch(worked great btw), I realize that it has to be the Ethernet over Coax.
Sorry had to include some sort of backstory so it all makes sense.
Here is my question: I have no choice but to use Ethernet over Coax in my setup of SonosB and C on the other side of the house....Does anyone know of any of those devices that positively works with Sonos?????? Please don't make me beg :)
ps - i know Sonos doesn't officially support it but someone somewhere out there has to be using this to connect.
Thanks in advance everyone and have a good weekend.