Brilliant product. loving the sound and flexibility.
I have recently purchased six Sonos components, play 5, play 3, bridge, two playbars and wall mount.
The equipment is simple and fast to setup. It guides you through the process with no mental rigour required. The sound is fantastic. Decent dynamic range and warmth and clarity is present across the entire spectrum.
I love that I can sync numerous devices and control the entire system from either my phone or my tablet.
The only downside has been the mounting of the play 5 and play 3. Both speakers required the additional purchase of mounting brackets not easily accessible or cheap.
I love my Sonos equipment and wouldn't mind buying more.
Clean, SImple, Quality Product
I started out with a Play 3 in the kitchen and was blown away by the tight and full sound given the box size, but more so how quickly music was brought back into the house from any sources that I could think of.
Moved onto the play 5 for the TV, and thought that was pretty good, but wanted more than stereo for the TV down the track. I had to wait a little but then the Play bar was born, and I had bought into the Sonos universe so wasn't ready to mix brands.
Turns out when I got the Play bar I no longer needed the surround, nor the sub as th...e sound was tight, full and powerful for the space I had setup. It would end up just upsetting the neigbours. Features: - The key features as with all of the Sonos systems is the ability to play directly from web sources, local nework sources including samba (window shares), iTunes and like - To me this box clearly features good sound engineering - Good WiFi connectivity and simple setup (also well engineered) - Optical Input (the only input for direct connection to other non-Sonos devices)
Nice (but expensive) soundbar.
Have had a couple of days to play with the Sonos Playbar and Sub.
Set up is as easy as advertised.
I connected the Sub, using Ethernet over Power, back to my ADSL/wifi router. The Sub now acts as a Sonos Bridge and creates its own peer-to-peer wifi network with the Playbar. With my iPhone connected to my home network I downloaded the Sonos app, sync'd it to the Sub, grouped in the Playbar and then followed the prompts to get it all talking with my TV. It was all actually pretty straightforward and the on screen instructions we...
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Questions & Answers
Currently I have 5.1 running in the lounge. It’s big and bulky. I have no doubt the quality for theatre will be good. Music wise, I use a Bose sound dock in the loungeroom, which I would like to get rid of. How’s the sound quality on this? I won’t be heading out to buy the sub super quickly due to initial costs. Many thanks!
The sound from the sonos system is awesome we have the sound bar in front of the TV a sub woofer and two surrounds. The sound bar connects to the TV with a optic cable and the whole sydney runs on WiFi and you can add lots of apps like Spotify, iTunes and your favourite radio stations from any where in the world. I do however get very frustrated with the system when the Internet goes out as you can't do anything with it then other than user it with the TV
I have the sound bar downstairs with a mini speaker at opposite end of room, sound is great very full. The speaker upstairs in bedroom sounds like 1/2 of a stereo system...getting predominatley background music and faint lyrics. Will adding another mini speaker in the bedroom give me fuller sound? At times I cannot even hear he lyrics....
I suspect there is interference between the mini speaker and the music source. Wiring or insulation material perhaps? Have you tried moving the equipment around? SONOS are very supportive so you could call them for advice.
You are comparing a commodore Hsv SSV supercharged to a base model 6 cylinder in this case.
The playbar has more speakers,lower Hz and better response rate plus you have another speaker for the rear.
So of course you will think the speaker sound in the bedroom is less than it should,because it is!
You are best to tune the smaller speaker to your room.
Or a stereo pair of play1 will most probably suit your needs in the bedroom.
|Connectivity Options||Ethernet, Optical Port and Wi-Fi|
|Colour / Finish||Black|
|Soundbar Dimensions||140 x 900 x 85 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Release date||May 2013|
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- GTIN13: 8717755771674
- MPN: PBAR1AU1BLK and S-PBARSB
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