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Sonos Playbar sound bar

 
Approximate retail price:
$629.09
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Summary: A 5.1-channel-ready sound bar and Wi-Fi speaker system.
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About - Sonos Playbar

A 5.1-channel-ready sound bar and Wi-Fi speaker system that features a three-channel front-speaker array that provides decoding of standard digital-audio signals. For set-up, the Playbar must be connected to a home network via an Ethernet cable, or using a Wi-Fi connection to another Ethernet-connected Sonos component, such as the Sonos Bridge. When connected to the Internet and a home network it can access online music content from providers such as Tunein, Pandora, Spotify, Amazon Cloud Player, Rhapsody, etc., or stream music content from a network connected PC or Apple iOS devices. It can also be used as part of a multi-room Wi-Fi based Sonos speaker configuration.

About This Brand

Sonos has helped pioneer the multiroom wireless speaker category. It now offers several different styles of Wi-Fi speakers at varying price points, and a sound bar that can be used either independently, as part of a multichannel sound system, or as a speaker in a multiroom system.

Features & Specs - Sonos Playbar
info Video player disc capacity NA
info Active subwoofer NA
info Wireless subwoofer Optional
info Receiver OSD No
info Auto speaker calibration No
info Plays 3D Blu-ray discs NA
info Analog to HDMI video conversion NA
info 3D capable HDMI switching NA
info FM tuner No
info AM tuner No
info Internet streaming access Yes
info Stereo analog audio (in/out) 0/0
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5.0
Very Good and Getting Better
7/20/2015
Pros
Clear Sound
Easy To Set Up
Easy to use
Cons
None Really
Best Uses
Living Room
Smaller Rooms
Comment:
We already had a SONOS Play 5 and I wanted to improve the sound of our TV that is in our Family Room which we can also watch from the Kitchen. Buying a Playbar seemed like a no brainer. <br /><br />Some people think the Playbar is expensive for what it is. I don't. I view it as a very good soundbar that is also a non-portable version of a Play 5. <br /><br />I need to update CR's review in two areas. Due to recent updates, SONOS products no longer require the Bridge to make a wireless connection. However I think a Bridge is still desireable because it creates a unique SONOS network but it is no longer required. Also, the bass output of the Playbar has been significantly improved.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Amazing Sound Quality
6/9/2015
Pros
Clear Sound
Easy To Set Up
Interfaces Well With TV
Intuitive Controls
Cons
Best Uses
Larger Rooms
Living Room
Movies
Smaller Rooms
Surround Sound Solution
Television Shows
Comment:
Most Speakers I could not really tell the difference in sound quality... I have alot of speakers from Bose, Jawbone, JVC, and Sony... Sonos is the best by FAR. Turning these on you could tell the diffrence. Plus the HiFi system is the most advanced of any company yet and you can control the speakers with your phone. Now i have 5 Sonos speakers for my hole house. Worth the extra money.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Unbelievable soundbar
4/28/2015
Pros
Clear Sound
Easy To Set Up
Interfaces Well With TV
Intuitive Controls
Cons
Best Uses
Living Room
Movies
Television Shows
Comment:
This is my 2nd sound bar and my last. It is truly a unbelievable sound bar. I didn't even buy the sub and i couldn't be more pleased with its performance. Expensive but worth it!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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