I recommend NOT buying!!
Constant app updates are required, system loses connection to speakers frequently, when trying to reconnect it cant find system. The amount of hours i soent constantly trouble shooting and trying to use sonos is not worth the trouble . We soend more time fixing than listening. Rubbish app, not user friendly and highly frustrating considering the top dollars you pay. I expect far more
Purchased for $3,000.
Software is excellent. Found, set and tunned surround speakers and base perfectly with no issue. The beam picked up all speakers first go! tested them etc and never dropped out! The sound is more subdued until the screaming starts and then it seems more controlled but just as good. The bass from the sub is excellent. Also the looks. Very stylish and small. Only thing vocal are great and below but would like the rest of movie to be quieter without writing vocals. Some functions to help with this though.
Purchased in .
Bedroom Soundbar? Get this!
I bought this for my bedroom so I could enjoy the Movie experience in comfort. I seriously love this thing. I bought a couple of SL speakers to compliment it and that just completed it. I love that I can set my BEAM alarm to wake up to any radio station, namely SEN Sport in the mornings. It integrates easily with my LG OLED and Apple TV. It's the perfect soundbar for a bedroom.
Purchased in .
Great stand alone soundbar
Purchased this around 1 month ago as we wanted to avoid having multiple speakers throughout our living room. I've been very impressed with the sound quality given it's size, and it fits in well in front of out TV. Would recommend for those looking for a mid-range soundbar for a small to medium sized room
Purchased in at Harvey Norman Retail Stores for $695.
Brand new Experience for me
Bought from The Good Guys just before Christmas 2021, easy to set up with 2 Sonos SL One speakers for surround sound, just receives the speaker stand today so now all complete.
Very happy with the purchase so far, works very well great sound, well worth the money and a huge improvement over TV speakers
Purchased in at The Good Guys for $699.
Great sound throughout
We have the Beam, 2x One, and a Move. Moving through the house with music everywhere is amazing. The biggest benefit (living in a townhouse) is you don’t have to have the music loud as it’s always near by. I do have 3 small issues that I have not yet been able to work through. 1. Sometimes (not all the time) the TV seems to go through a complete android reboot taking up to 2 minutes to switch on. Other times it fires up straight away. It seems very random and difficult to isolate. 2. When using the app to control Spotify, it struggles to find s... Read moreome of my playlists. 3. Using the google assistant to control Spotify music is really hit and miss….we have listened to some random music that ordinarily we wouldn’t have. The most disappointing thing is that having had the system 3 months, I have not been able to understand the logic and correct these things.
Purchased in for $1,800.
Did some research and it pointed me in the direction of the Sonos which I had not heard of. Went and checked out the beam and was amazed at how good the sound was. My only concern was that it may not be loud enough for my family area. Well i bought it and found it is more than loud enough. This small unit is amazing. It does not come with a sub woofer but for what i use it for it does not need it. If it was in my theatre room I wood get the sub woofer.
It was easy to set up and works from my TV remote so I don't have anther remote cluttering... Read morethe coffee table. The added bonus with this unit is you can add Google Home Or Amazon Alexa to it. This is great as I can now turn the TV on and off with voice command and run my music through it. Just a great unit and would not get anything else now.
Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $590.
Great product - Highly Recommended
The sound at is easy to set up and literally does exactly what it says. It interested seamlessly into my existing Sonos ecosystem and hasn’t skipped a beat!
My only bugbear is that it has an ARC HDMI port but doesn’t allow for optical audio input.
Purchased in at The Good Guys.
horrible experience with the sonos beam
We wanted a quality sound bar for our new Samsung TV. We picked the Sonos Beam because it was rated highly and it sounded ok on display. Unfortunately when we tried to connect it with HDMI ARC we failed. We spent 5 hours trying to get the thing to work but couldn't it the end. The sonos app on our phone couldn't recognize our router. The Samsung TV could see the HDMI ARC connection but this dropped out later. DON'T buy this sound bar if you want a simple plug and play with either HDMI ARC or Toslink. It's an unnecessarily complex system that h... Read moreas many features that most people won't want or use. Got a decent Yamaha sound bar instead. We we're lucky that The Good Guys were good enough to take the SONOS Beam back. This was my first experience with SONOS and it affected me so badly that I will steer away from the Brand for ever.
Purchased in at The Good Guys for $575.
Great speaker that enhances sound on all levels
So before buying this speaker I viewed a lot of reviews on the beam as I wasn’t sure to go Bose or not even though I had a play 1 after spending two hours playing it in store boy am I glad I went with Sonos.
I wouldn’t say the room it’s in is small by any means but this speaker packs a punch, it has a clear crisp sound which coming from a music background I love. You know it makes a statement when guests come around and tell you there is no way that sound is coming from that speaker and when I turn it open they are shocked.
I was worried there wasn’t enough bass or it wasn’t going to be loud enough IT IS trust me. If you are on the fence on buying the beam just buy it you won’t regret it love it.
Purchased in for $525.
Sonos beam + 2 X Sonos one SL's = ultimate home theatre experience for bedroom
It's like the Tesla of speakers.
I needed an epic sound solution for the bedroom. Being in an apartment, it can't be overwhelming as to not disturb neighbours. But we still wanted cinema experience at any volume.
After testing many soundbar and surround systems, the Sonos sounds very different, in a really good way. Even in low volume, it sounds so chocolatly, clear, great bass even without the sub. It's so hard to explain and testing it at a shop does not do justice. You need to install it in a room to really understand what its capable of.... Read more I highly recommend getting the 2 X Sonos One SL for such an amazing room filling surround experience. (There is a setting which increases their volume by setting the distance, I recommend setting it to max distance even if your speakers are close) The integration with my TV supporting HDMI ARC was seemless. No adjusting settings in TV. Samsung, JBL and Klipsch were buggy, but Sonos had no such issue.
Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $1,095.
Expected more to be honest
Sounds well, adequate I guess. To be fair haven’t had it very long. Much better sound from an ancient plinth tv speaker it replaced frankly. As an old hi-fi guy I expected a lot more for the money. It’s not awful, but I wouldn’t buy it again, I’d look at other options. By the way I have other Sonos gear that I’m happy with. I just think this thing might have been overhyped. Maybe I got a dud…
Purchased in at JB Hifi Home for $449.
Sweet sound, very smart.
I've had home theatre systems for 20 years. All were too complicated, too many wires, too many speakers..I wanted something that sounded good and was tidy and smart.
This took 15 minutes to set up using one power cable, one HDMI cable and a very intuitive app.
It has no remote, bless them (use the Samsung TV remote).
It comes on when the TV comes on. That's it.
Choose Spotify, your music files of any radio station on the app and it mutes the TV and plays what you have picked. That's it.
It looks very neat and has a beautiful sound. I will not produce ground rattling surround sound, just enough for you to enhance any movie in a mid sized room.
Purchased in at The Good Guys Physical store for $590.
Won't Connect to Wi-Fi
I recently purchased a Beam, sound is good through my TV. But when I tried to play music through my phone or Mac it wouldn't connect to my wi-fi, tells me that the password is wrong. I called customer service (only open Mon-Fri business hours), hey walked me through the connection and told me the issue was something to do with 5G settings. It's Saturday and it's happening again, I have a party later on and there is no customer service available to connect me again. I have no idea why it won't accept the wi-fi password when playing music, when it connects immediately through the TV (same password).
Purchased at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores.
Average sound quality
I have Sonos Play, Sonos One and a Bose 700 soundbar, and all of them are quite good. Recently added Sonos Beam from to our second TV but the sound quality is disappointing. Even the basic Sonos Play & One are much better in performance. Of course, this is no match to Bose 700. What is still worse, the TV speakers of our 12 year old Panasonic are better in performance and we prefer to use them rather than the Beam. I collected this one from Harvey Norman and the packaging was double, the outer one being a normal carton which stated sender was Sonos Australia and receiver Harvey Norman. I only hope it wasn't a refurbished or repaired piece as the Sonos product have otherwise been quite good.
Purchased in .
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The Sonos Beam is the brand’s most popular offering for small to medium sized rooms. It features convenient compatibility with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple AirPlay2 and easy functionality via a smartphone app.
- Suitable for small to medium sized rooms due to its mid-range size, and equipped with two speakers and one sub-woofer
- While the Sonos Sub has one subwoofer, the bass is sufficient for a small bedroom or apartment. However, if you’d prefer more bass the Beam can be paired with a Sonos Sub – the compatible wireless subwoofer that amplifies bass. You can also add separate left and right rear speakers for 5.1 surround sound.
- Easy to operate – you can control the Sonos Beam soundbar through voice commands, via a remote or with your smart device using the Sonos app
- Voice control functionality enables Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, so you can clearly hear your voice commands or answers to your questions
- Apple AirPlay 2 lets you stream direct from an iPad, iPhone or Mac.
|Connectivity Options||HDMI and Wi-Fi|
|Soundbar Dimensions||100 x 651 x 685 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Black, White|
- GTIN12: 878269004264 and 878269004271
- MPN: BEAM1AU1 and BEAM1AU1BLK
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