Manufacture Date

  • 16 June 2019
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I received a Play 5 that appears to be "old". When was the first Play 5 manufactured? Can I tell from the serial number the date of manufacture? Thanks.

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Try Sonos support, options are on the Contact page and some are open 24x7. Give them the serial number and they should be able to give you a date, either then or when the main offices open on Monday.
Userlevel 7
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There are two different versions of Play:5 speakers. I don't have manufacture dates, but here's when both of them started being sold.

The first generation of the Play:5 speaker began selling in November 2009.

The second generation of the Play:5 speaker began selling in October 2015.

Thanks. I have the 1st gen. I will contact support with the SN. Do you know if the 1st gen is wireless?
Both are wireless.
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I have two of the 1st Gen Play 5s and they are great speakers, they even have a headphone output that makes them really handy in some situations.