SONOS PLAYBAR Surround Sound Speakerbar
SONOS PLAYBAR Surround Sound Speakerbar SONOS PLAYBAR Surround Sound Speakerbar SONOS PLAYBAR Surround Sound Speakerbar
SONOS PLAYBAR Surround Sound Speakerbar

Regular Price: $999.00

Special Price $929.00

Warranty Period: 1 year Sold as: Single Unit

Regular Price: $999.00

Special Price $929.00

Overview

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The soundbar for music lovers

  • Complements HD television screens with richly textured HiFi sound.
  • Wirelessly streams all the music on earth.
  • Simple to set up, control and expand. Requires just two cords: one power cord, one optical cord (both included). Syncs with other Sonos speakers wirelessly.
  • Understands and speaks most IR remote’s language and can be controlled by free apps for your Android®, iPhone® or iPad®.
  • Plays all sources plugged in to your HDTV: cable/SAT boxes, Blu-Ray players, and video game consoles. If it’s connected to your HD, PLAYBAR will play it.

PLAYBAR SOUND QUALITY

Epic full-theater sound
Sophisticated 9-speaker design
Angled Left and Right tweeters
Each speaker driven by a Class D amplifier
“Night Mode” boosts clarity at lower volumes

EXPAND WIRELESSLY

Add players all over your home with one touch

CONTROL YOUR WAY

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iPhone
iPad
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  • HiFi SOUND FOR YOUR TELEVISION

    PLAYBAR’s nine-speaker design floods your home with huge waves of epic, full-theater sound for TV, Web, Movies and Video Games.

    ALL THE MUSIC ON EARTH

    PLAYBAR is also a stand-alone all-in-one Sonos player that allows you to wirelessly stream all the music on earth—your iTunes library, your favorite music services, and thousands of Internet radio stations, shows and podcasts.

    EASY SETUP

    PLAYBAR connects to your TV using a single optical cable and power cord and plays everything that is connected to your TV, from cable boxes to gaming consoles.

    WIRELESS

    No rewiring required. Connect PLAYBAR or BRIDGE to your wireless router and link all Sonos players wirelessly with one touch.
    NOTE: To get started, you must wire either one player or BRIDGE to your home network using a standard Ethernet cable.

    FLEXIBLE DESIGN

    PLAYBAR can sit above or beneath your TV on a table or a console, or mounted horizontally against a wall.

    UNIVERSAL AUDIO

    PLAYBAR speaks DOLBY DIGITAL and stereo, so you never miss a moment of the action.

    EASILY CREATE A 3.1 HOME THEATER

    Pair PLAYBAR with SUB.

    EASILY CREATE A 5.1 HOME THEATER

    Pair PLAYBAR with SUB and a stereo pair of PLAY:3s.

  • Access all the music on Earth

    Pre-loaded Internet radio stations — free of charge

    Get over 100,000 free radio stations, shows, and podcasts -- all for free. And you can tune in without turning on your computer. Browse for stations or type in specific call letters or a radio host you love.

    Endless music from the most popular online music services

    Sonos works seamlessly with AUPEO!, Deezer, iHeartRadio, JB Hi-Fi NOW, JUKE, Last.fm, MOG, Pandora®, Rdio®, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM™ Internet Radio, Slacker® Radio, Songl, Songza, Spotify®, Stitcher SmartRadio™, TuneIn, Wolfgang’s Vault®, WiMP, and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks. (Service availability varies by region.)

    Computer-free music playback

    Get instant access to millions of songs and thousands of radio stations — without ripping, downloading or turning on a computer. Sonos connects directly to these services over the Internet and then streams the music to the rooms of your choice.

    Play the music on your computer in any room

    Play music stored on up to 16 PCs, Macs or NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices on your home network, supporting the most popular audio formats, from iTunes® to MP3.

    Listen to music that’s stored on an iPod or iPhone

    Dock, charge and wirelessly play the music from an iPod or iPhone with the SONOS DOCK (sold separately).

  • Control your Sonos music system with your smartphone, tablet and more

    Control all your music and rooms with your Android™ device, iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad™

    Free Sonos Controller apps for Android, iPhone and iPad let you control your Sonos players, music on the Internet and your computer right from the palm of your hand. Download the apps for free on the iTunes App Store or Android Market™.

    Integrated, multi-room control

    If you have multiple music players, you can control what music is playing in every room in your house, from anywhere in your house. Sonos Controllers aren’t tied to a specific player, so you can use any Controller to control the music and the volume in all your rooms.

    Find and play your favorite songs in an instant

    Browse or search for songs and stations, choose the music, and control the volume from anywhere in the home.

    Wireless connectivity

    Android devices, iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad connect to your Sonos system through your home WiFi network.

    Includes Sonos Controller for Mac or PC

    Turn any Mac or PC desktop or laptop computer in your home into a Controller. The software is included for free with every Sonos component.

    Dedicated Sonos CONTROL (sold separately)

    Increase your control with a dedicated touch screen SONOS CONTROL featuring instant-on, dedicated buttons and long battery life.

  • Simple setup and expandable design

    Expandable wireless system

    Expand your music system room by room — without adding wires. Add new Sonos components with the press of a single button.

  • Automatic software updates

    New features and music services delivered automatically — and for free

    The Sonos system keeps getting better over time with new features and music services. Once the Sonos music system has been registered, Sonos will automatically notify you when software updates are available. Simply press one button and your system updates itself.

  • Audio

    Amplifier

    Nine Class-D digital amplifiers perfectly tuned to match the speakers and acoustic architecture.

    Speakers

    Not louder. Clearer. With nine amplified speakers—six midrange and three tweeters—PLAYBAR replaces the steady drip of your TV’s built-in speakers with deep booms, crystal-clear whispers, and huge waves of live concert sound. And with automatic equalization, the system self-adjusts for rich, seamless performance.

    3.0 Home Theater

    PLAYBAR’s nine-speaker design plunges you into the cinematic action, with huge waves of sound that raise goose bumps while capturing every whisper and footfall. The player connects to your TV with a single cable and plays all sources, including satellite boxes and game consoles.

    3.1 Home Theater

    Pair PLAYBAR with SUB, and with the push of a button you can add spine-curling bass to your cinematic experience—wirelessly.

    5.1 Home Theater

    Add PLAY:3 speakers to your PLAYBAR and SUB for a true surround sound experience that plunges you deeply into the cinematic and gaming action on your screen. Sleek and understated with wireless control, this deeply immersive home theater experience wraps you in crystal-clear, state-of-the-art Sonos sound.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    TV with optical audio output. Broadband Internet. One Sonos component wired to router. Sonos Controller App.

  • Music

    Operating systems (for stored files)

    Windows® XP SP3 and higher; Mac OS X v10.6 and higher; NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices supporting CIFS

    Music services supported

    Sonos works seamlessly with Amazon Cloud Player, AUPEO!, Deezer, iHeartRadio, JB Hi-Fi NOW, JUKE, Last.fm, MOG, Pandora®, Rdio®, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM™ Internet Radio, Slacker® Radio, Songl, Songza, Spotify®, Stitcher SmartRadio™, TuneIn, Wolfgang’s Vault®, WiMP, and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks. (Service availability varies by region.)

    Internet radio supported

    Streaming MP3, WMA

    Audio formats supported

    Support for compressed MP3, iTunes Plus, WMA (including purchased Windows Media downloads), AAC (MPEG4), AAC+, Ogg Vorbis, Audible (format 4), Apple Lossless, Flac (lossless) music files, as well as uncompressed WAV and AIFF files.

    Native support for 44.1kHz sample rates. Additional support for 48kHz, 32kHz, 24kHz, 22kHz, 16kHz, 11kHz, and 8kHz sample rates.

    Note: Apple "Fairplay", WMA DRM and WMA Lossless formats not currently supported. Previously purchased Apple "Fairplay" DRM-protected songs may be upgraded.

    Album art supported

    JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF

    Playback modes

    Crossfade, shuffle, repeat

    Playlists supported

    iTunes®, Rhapsody, WinAmp®, Windows Media Player®, and MusicMatch™ (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)

  • Networking*

    Wireless connectivity

    SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network

    SonosNet Extender

    Functions to extend and enhance the power of SonosNet 2.0.

    Ethernet port

    A single Ethernet port can connect PLAYBAR to a wired home network. A second Ethernet port can be used to share wireless control.

  • Control

    CONTROL

    Control PLAYBAR volume and mute using your existing TV, cable or universal remote. Or download the free Sonos app to control PLAYBAR from your, smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac computer.

  • SUPPORTED DEVICES

    SUPPORTED DEVICES

    PLAYBAR works with all amplified and non-amplified Sonos products.
    PLAYBAR connects to your TV using a single optical cable and plays all sources connected to the TV, including cable boxes and game consoles.

  • * Internet connection required for access to Internet radio stations, online music services and software updates (DSL, cable modem or LAN-based high-speed Internet connection required.) Internet functionality may require payment of separate fee to a service provider; local and/or long distance telephone charges may apply.

    Note: All specifications subject to change without notice.

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Features

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Epic sound for your movies, games and music.

  • Epic Sound for Your Television

    PLAYBAR’s nine-speaker driver soundbar design floods your home with huge waves of epic, full-theatre sound for TV, Web, Movies and Video Games.

  • All the music on earth

    PLAYBAR is also a stand-alone all-in-one Sonos player that allows you to wirelessly stream all the music on earth—your iTunes library, your favourite music services, and thousands of Internet radio stations, shows and podcasts.

  • Easy setup

    PLAYBAR connects to your TV using a single optical cable and power cord and plays everything that is connected to your TV, from cable boxes to gaming consoles.

  • Wireless

    No rewiring required. Connect PLAYBAR to your home WiFi network using the free Sonos Controller App.

  • Flexible design

    The PLAYBAR's long, thin soundbar shape allows it to sit easily above or beneath your TV on a table or a console, or to be wall-mounted.

  • Universal audio

    PLAYBAR speaks DOLBY DIGITAL and stereo, so you never miss a moment of the action.

  • Easily create a 3.1 home theatre system

    Pair PLAYBAR with SUB.

  • Easily create a 5.1 home theatre system

    Pair a PLAYBAR with SUB and any two PLAY speakers.

Access all your music

  • Pre-loaded Internet radio stations, free of charge

    Get over 100,000 free radio stations, shows, and podcasts, all for free. And you can tune in without turning on your computer: browse for stations, or type in specific call letters or a radio host you love.

  • Endless music from the most popular online music services

    Sonos works seamlessly with Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Radio by TuneIn, SiriusXM, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Rhapsody, Rdio, Qobuz, TIDAL and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks. (Service availability varies by region.)

  • Computer-free music playback

    Get instant access to millions of songs and thousands of radio stations without ripping, downloading, or even turning on a computer. Sonos connects directly to these services over the Internet and then streams the music to the rooms of your choice.

  • Play the music on your computer in any room

    Play music stored on up to 16 PCs, Macs or NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices on your home network, supporting the most popular audio formats, from iTunes® to MP3.

Other cool features

  • Night Sound

    For late night viewing, ‘Night Sound’ dynamically compresses the audio to avoid any bangs and crashes waking the family, while making quieter sounds more audible.

  • Speech Enhancement

    Boost the frequency range of the human voice so you never miss those essential moments of dialogue.

  • TV Autoplay

    Want your TV audio to automatically play through PLAYBAR when you turn on your TV? If so, keep the settings as is. If not, go to TV Setup and Control, select TV Autoplay, and choose Off.

Control your Sonos system with your smartphone, tablet or PC

  • Control all your music and rooms with your Android™ device, iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad™, PC, or Mac.

    Free Sonos Controller apps for Android, iPhone, iPad, PC, and Mac let you control your Sonos players, music on the Internet and your computer right from the palm of your hand. Download the mobile apps for free on the iTunes App Store or Google Play™. Download the PC and Mac apps.

  • Integrated, multi-room control

    If you have multiple Sonos speakers, you can control what's playing in any room from anywhere in your house.

  • Find and play your favourite songs in an instant

    Search for songs and stations, choose the music, and control the volume from anywhere in your home.

Wireless multi-room music with SonosNet

  • Built-in wireless capability

    The PLAYBAR can go anywhere, delivering music to any room in your house, wirelessly. Players and Controllers establish their own secure wireless mesh network that delivers the extensive range and superior performance you need to get music all over your house.

  • Play a different song in every room, at the same time

    Tune in to an Internet radio station in the bedroom, stream a music service in the kitchen and play a song from your music library in the living room — simultaneously.

  • Listen to the same song in every room, in perfect synchronisation

    Play the same song in different rooms, simultaneously, without echoes or delays. Add or drop rooms from your rooms grouping and still be in sync.

Automatic software updates

  • New features and music services delivered automatically — and for free

    The Sonos system keeps getting better over time with new features and music services. Once the Sonos music system has been registered, Sonos will automatically notify you when software updates are available. Simply press one button and your system updates itself.

Specifications

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Power Supply

AC 100-240V, 50-60 Hz

SIDE PANEL BUTTON

Volume up, volume down and mute

SIDE PANEL LEDs

Indicate PLAYBAR status

Dimensions (H x W x D)

3.35” (H) x 5.51” (D) x 35.43” (W), 85mm (H) x 140mm (D) x 900mm (W)

Weight

11.9 lbs. (5.4kg)

Operating temperature

0°C to 40°C

Storage temperature

-20°C to 70°C

Package contents

PLAYBAR, AC power cord, optical audio cable, warranty and regulatory booklet, and Quickstart Guide

MULTIPLE ORIENTATIONS

Mount PLAYBAR on the wall either above or below your television. You can also lay PLAYBAR flat on your television table.