HIDEF, MEET HIFI
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.
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.
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.
PLAYBAR can sit above or beneath your TV on a table or a console, or mounted horizontally against a wall.
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.
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.
Nine Class-D digital amplifiers perfectly tuned to match the speakers and acoustic architecture.
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.
TV with optical audio output. Broadband Internet. One Sonos component wired to router. Sonos Controller App.
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
Crossfade, shuffle, repeat
iTunes®, Rhapsody, WinAmp®, Windows Media Player®, and MusicMatch™ (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)
SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network
Functions to extend and enhance the power of SonosNet 2.0.
A single Ethernet port can connect PLAYBAR to a wired home network. A second Ethernet port can be used to share the network connection with other devices in your network.
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 35.43” (W) x 5.51” (D), 85mm (H) x 900mm (W) x 140mm (D)
11.9 lbs. (5.4kg)
0°C to 40°C
-20°C to 70°C
PLAYBAR, AC power cord, optical audio cable, warranty and regulatory booklet, and Quickstart Guide
Mount PLAYBAR on the wall either above or below your television. You can also lay PLAYBAR flat on your television table.
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.
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.
*reprint from manufacturers website