Sonos PLAYBAR

The soundbar for music lovers

  • Complements HD television screens with richly textured HiFi sound.
  • Wirelessly streams all the music on earth.
  • Simple to set up, control and expand. Requires just two cords: one power cord, one optical cord (both included). Syncs with other Sonos speakers wirelessly.
  • Understands and speaks most IR remote’s language and can be controlled by free apps for your Android®, iPhone® or iPad®.
  • Plays all sources plugged in to your HDTV: cable/SAT boxes, Blu-Ray players, and video game consoles. If it’s connected to your HD TV, PLAYBAR will play it.
$899.99

The Soundbar for Music Lovers

PLAYBAR’s nine speaker design floods your home with huge waves of epic, full-theater sound for TV, movies, music and video games.

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 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.

Easy Setup

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.

Wireless

No rewiring required. Connect PLAYBAR to your home WiFi network using the free Sonos Controller App.

Flexible Design

PLAYBAR can sit above or beneath your TV on a table or a console, or mounted horizontally against a wall.

Universal Audio

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 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.

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 Google Play™.

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.

Wireless connectivity

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.

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.


Specifications

Audio

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 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.

System Requirements

  • TV with optical audio output. Broadband Internet. One Sonos component wired to router. Sonos Controller App.

Music

Operating systems (for stored files)

  • Windows® XP SP3 and higher; Mac running OS X 10.6.8 or greater; NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices supporting CIFS

Music services supported

  • Sonos works seamlessly with Amazon Music, 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

Playback modes

  • Crossfade
  • shuffle
  • repeat

Playlists supported

  • iTunes®
  • Rhapsody
  • WinAmp®
  • Windows Media Player®
  • MusicMatch™ (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)

Networking*

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.

General

Power Supply

  • 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 x 35.43 x 5.51 in. (85 x 900 x 140 mm)

Weight

  • 11.9 lbs. (5.4kg)

Operating temperature

  • 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)

Storage temperature

  • 4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)

Package contents

  • PLAYBAR
  • AC power cord
  • optical audio cable
  • warranty and regulatory booklet
  • Quickstart Guide

Multiple Orientations

  • Mount PLAYBAR on the wall either above or below your television. You can also lay PLAYBAR flat on your television table.

Control

Control

  • 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.

Supported Devices

Supported Devices

  • 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.

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