The soundbar for music lovers.
PLAYBAR is the slim, sleek, beautifully-engineered soundbar that delivers great audio for all your movies, TV shows, sports, and games – and wirelessly streams your favourite music, too.
What you see is what you hear.
PLAYBAR features nine speakers designed in a phased speaker array to deliver “directionality”. In plain English that means if there’s a huge crash on the left side of the screen, you’ll hear it there because the speakers on the left are playing the sound and the speakers on the right are playing the inverse of that sound. Crazy, but that’s what it takes to make it sound real.
Great sound, guaranteed.
Trueplay tuning analyzes the room then adjusts your PLAYBAR to deliver the best sound possible. For both music and home theatre.
Attention night owls.
Watching late at night and don’t want to disturb the rest of the house? Turn on Night Sound. At lower volumes, quiet sounds are enhanced and the intensity of loud sounds is reduced.
Two cords. That’s it. One power cord. And one optical cord that connects to your TV. You don’t even have to read a manual because the Sonos app guides you through every step of the setup process. Including connecting PLAYBAR to your WiFi so you can stream your favorite music.
Plays well with others.
Cable boxes. Gaming consoles. Satellite boxes. Blu-Ray players. If it’s connected to your TV,PLAYBAR will play it.
One less remote to worry about.
PLAYBAR works with almost all TV, cable box, and universal remotes by learning their infrared (IR) commands during setup. Which means the remotes you have are all you need. Wherever, however. Place it beneath your TV, on a table or console. Or mount it on the wall. Either way, it looks and sounds beautiful.
Grows to 5.1 with zero drama.
PLAYBAR is just the beginning of the ultimate home theatre experience. Add a Sonos SUB for soul-shaking bass. Want full surround sound? A pair of PLAY:1, PLAY:3 or PLAY:5 speakers will make great rear channels.
Your PLAYBAR needs some company.
PLAYBAR makes movies, sports, TV, games, and music come alive…but just in one room. Add more Sonos speakers to your home and you can listen to what’s playing on your TV in any room. Perfectly synchronized. When you’re done watching, you can listen to all the music you love, all over your home.
WHAT’S IN THE BOX:
9x Class-D digital amplifiers
1x 10/100Mbps Ethernet port
Optical digital input
AC 100-240V, 50-60Hz, universal input
Dimensions (H x W x D)
3.35 x 35.43 x 5.51 in. (85 x 900 x 140 mm)
11.9 lbs. (5.4kg)
Slate grey and black
|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 equalisation, the system self-adjusts for rich, seamless performance.|
|3.0 Home Theatre||PLAYBAR™s nine-speaker soundbar design plunges you into the cinematic action, with huge waves of sound that raise goosebumps 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 Theatre||Pair the PLAYBAR soundbar with the SUB subwoofer, and with the push of a button you can add spine-curling bass to your cinematic experiencewirelessly.|
|5.1 Home Theatre||Add PLAY:1 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 theatre experience wraps you in crystal-clear, state-of-the-art Sonos sound.|
|System requirements||TV with optical audio output. Broadband Internet. Sonos Controller App.|
|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.|
|Music services supported||Sonos works seamlessly with most music services, including Deezer, Songza, Spotify and Rdio.|
|Operating systems (for stored files)||Windows® XP SP3 and higher; Mac running OS X 10.7 or greater; NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices supporting CIFS|
|Internet radio supported||Streaming MP3, WMA|
|Album art supported||JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF|
|Playlists supported||iTunes, Rhapsody, WinAmp, Windows Media Player|
|Playback modes||Crossfade, shuffle, repeat|
|Wireless connectivity||Works on your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g, 2.4GHz broadcast capable router. Also works on SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network dedicated exclusively for your Sonos system to reduce WiFi interference|
|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 the network connection with other devices in your network.|
|Weight||11.9 lbs. (5.4kg)|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||3.35 x 35.43 x 5.51 in. (85 x 900 x 140 mm)|
|Package contents||PLAYBAR, AC power cord, optical audio cable, warranty and regulatory booklet, and Quickstart Guide|
|Power Supply||AC 100-240V, 50-60 Hz|
|Storage temperature||4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)|
|Operating temperature||32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)|
|Side panel button||Volume up, volume down and mute|
|Side panel LEDs||Indicate PLAYBAR status|
|Multi-language support||Sonos System Software supports : Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish and Brazilian Portuguese.|
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