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    I have a complete home stereo system. I'm only looking to add wireless satellite speakers   (10 Answers)

    I have an amp that is the center of my complete home AV system. The sources broadcast from the amp are AM/FM, TV, CD, Spotify and Pandora, The Denon amp has WiFi and LAN connections and receives Bluetooth. I have wired main speakers in the living room. I'm only looking to add one wireless satellite speaker each in to two rooms. I typically will play the same content to all rooms. My WiFi signal is quite strong throughout the house. Are two Sonos speakers the only equipment I need? Which models? Or do I need the Sonos Connect with 2 Sonos speakers?

    By ZPlau December 4, 2015.

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      Sonos. Without a doubt, the best wireless audio equipment that is out there. Pricey, but well worth it and you won't regret it. You shouldn't need the Sonos Connect if your receiver has wireless "broadcasting" capability. The wireless Sonos speakers can connect to whatever wireless broadcast source you specify. If not, then you can hook up a Sonos Connect to your receiver and use it as an input source (though I don't think that will be necessary).

      By jdubtex December 4, 2015.

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      The sonos connect is what I would start with to able to hear my XM radio throughout my house?   (7 Answers)

      The Connect would send the audio to the my Uverse router? The Uverse router would wirelessly connect to Sonos speakers I would place throughout the house?

      By Northstar March 23, 2015.

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        I have a Sirius XM account and simply use the Sonos Sirius XM app to play SiriusXM throughout my home. I love it! Sonos can either use your existing home wireless or set up its own Sonos-Net. you pick.

        By ejkessler June 25, 2016.

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        Sonos Connect work with other whole house systems?   (10 Answers)

        We have a whole house sound system connected to a Yamaha receiver. Can we use Sonos Connect to allow us to control this system and stream music from our phones wirelessly?

        By Anonymous March 29, 2016.

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          It won't control the system. But you can control the output of the volume from the sonos and what it streams from an app.

          By Jcraig July 1, 2016.

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          Can both outputs (digital and analog) function simultaneously?   (5 Answers)

          I'd like to hook this up to an FM transmitter (because my property is too big for WiFi or the Sonos network to reach my garage) and also to a receiver/speaker system in my house. This requires two outputs. Can the Connect provide output to both digital and analog connections (using the same stream) simultaneously? Thanks!

          By Anonymous August 24, 2015.

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            Yes the Sonos Connect can provide simultaeneous output to all output ports at the same time. My living room Connect's optical output is connected to a NAD 375's DAC, the coax out is connected to a Denon HT receiver, the analog L/R out is connected to a bose pc speaker. All devices can play the same signal at the same time if needed. On top of that, my Sonos Connect's input L/R ports are connected to a set-top box. This allows for the set top box to trigger and send TV audio content to my remote Sonos play 1 without affecting the signal on the Sonos Connect itself.

            By gyroscopics August 29, 2015.

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            Is a receiver required to use the Sonos?   (5 Answers)

            By Anonymous July 20, 2016.

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              As long as you're just during them to stream music and no physical equipment anything like a cd player needs to be connected to the sonos network with a sonos connect or connect amp.

              By Dave July 23, 2016.

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              My question is: I have a turntable hooked up to a receiver on my existing system (audio and ground) and want to know other than the sono speakers, what else do I need to get to play the Vinyl through the sono speakers?   (2 Answers)

              By SoloCes December 25, 2016.

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                There are a couple of methods of connecting a turntable with Sonos, 1st if your turntable is connected and playing thru your existing stereo receiver and the receiver has an audio line level output ( sometimes labelled tape out) then run a patch cable between it and the external input on the Sonos connect. Then select the external audio for the connect from any play1 play3 play5 play at or connect amp location and play your vinyl! Method 2 if your receiver doesn't have any line level output, purchase a phono pre-amp that converts to line output and connect it to the external input on the Sonos connect. Then play back the same as above.

                By soundguy17 December 25, 2016.

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              Would I be able to use a sonos connect to connect my play 1 to my television?   (2 Answers)

              By Lobos July 22, 2017.

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                If your tv has analog outputs, then it is possible to send sound to a play1 or any other sonos speaker (In theory of course). Hope this helps.

                By Kenyon4us2002 July 24, 2017.

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              I have a Dolby Atmos soundbar in my living room because SONOS does not support ATMOS, it is connected via optical from my tv. Can I connect the SONOS Connect to the soundbar via L/R to 3.5mm mini jack to play music from the SONOS app on my soundbar?   (2 Answers)

              By sonosman May 12, 2017.

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                Call Sonos.....they have terrific customer service and are very knowledgeable

                By Joan August 16, 2017.

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              I have a Yamaha RX375 receiver that powers in-ceiling speakers in 4 different rooms. Does it matter if I connect Sonos to the Yamaha using the optical port or the red/white component ports? Can I then also connect to other Sonos wireless speakers?   (2 Answers)

              By JohnS April 16, 2017.

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                The Sonos Connect has two digital outputs and one analog output. The difference depends in the quality of the DAC of the Yamaha RX375 versus to one built into the Sonos player. The Yamaha is using a 192kHz/24-bit Burr-Brown digital-to-analog converter, not sure what chipset, they tend to have better than average electronics. I never heard really bad opinions regarding the Sonos DAC and when feeding the Yamaha via the analog inputs other DSP circuitry can have a bigger impact on your listening experience. Connect both digital and analog and compare the sound. Go with the one that feels better for your ears, room and music.

                By Primetek July 15, 2017.

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              Our home is wired for sound, speakers built in to every room. Does Sonos have a product that will work with this older hard wired system?   (5 Answers)

              By Soundbite February 7, 2017.

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                The Sonos Connect will allow you to stream from the internet services to your home theater or music system provided you have an audio input and output on your amplifier such as a tapein and tapeout.

                By Chas March 25, 2017.

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