Soul-shaking sound. Heart-pounding design. One-button setup.
- Layers on jaw-dropping bass to any Sonos speaker.
- Uses your WiFi, easy to set up and expand your system over time.
- Two force-cancelling speaker drivers positioned face-to-face offer deep sound with zero cabinet buzz or rattle
- Place it anywhere in the room – even lying flat under a couch.
- Works with all Sonos amplified components: CONNECT:AMP; PLAY:5; PLAY:3; PLAY:1; PLAYBAR.
Listen down deep
Fills an entire room with thick layers of deep, bottomless sound that let you hear and feel every chord, kick, splash and roll. You won’t just hear the difference our wireless subwoofer makes — you’ll feel it in your bones.
All sound, zero vibration
Two force-cancelling speaker drivers positioned face-to-face means all the sound and energy from the music comes through loud and clear, and none of it is lost in cabinet buzz or rattle.
No wiring. No programming. Press one button, follow the simple prompts on your Controller and the system automatically adjusts audio settings to perfectly balance your SUB and the paired Sonos component for a flawlessly optimized, whole-room listening experience.
Wherever you want it
Because it’s wireless and designed to perform perfectly, whether positioned horizontally or vertically, you can put the SUB anywhere you want in the room—even lying flat under a couch.
Access all your music
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 Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Radio by TuneIn, SiriusXM, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Rhapsody, Rdio, Qobuz, TIDAL 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 even 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.
Other cool features
Eliminate cabinet buzz and rattle.
Place it anywhere in the room, even lying flat under a couch.
Control your Sonos system with your smartphone, tablet or PC
Control all your music and rooms with your Android™ device, iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad™, PC, or Mac.
Free Sonos Controller apps for Android, iPhone, iPad, PC, and Mac let you control your Sonos players, music on the Internet and your computer right from the palm of your hand. Download the mobile apps for free on the iTunes App Store or Google Play™. Download the PC and Mac apps.
Integrated, multi-room control
If you have multiple Sonos speakers, you can control what's playing in any room from anywhere in your house.
Find and play your favorite songs in an instant
Search for songs and stations, choose the music, and control the volume from anywhere in your home.
Wireless multi-room music with SonosNet
Built-in wireless capability
The SUB can go anywhere, delivering music to any room in your house, wirelessly. Players and Controllers establish their own secure wireless mesh network that delivers the extensive range and superior performance you need to get music all over your house.
Play a different song in every room, at the same time
Tune in to an Internet radio station in the bedroom, stream a music service in the kitchen and play a song from your music library in the living room — simultaneously.
Listen to the same song in every room, in perfect synchronization
Play the same song in different rooms, simultaneously, without echoes or delays. Add or drop rooms from your rooms grouping and still be in sync.
Simple setup and expandable design
No technical or wireless expertise required. Put a SUB in any room where you want music and connect it to your home WiFi network using the free Sonos Controller App. The Sonos System Setup software provides simple on-screen prompts on any Sonos CONTROL. With the touch of a few buttons, you’ll be playing music all over the house in minutes.
Expandable wireless system
Expand your wireless music system room by room. Wirelessly add more SUBs to your home and enjoy true multi-room music.
Simple to move
The SUB is so small that it is easy to move to the backyard, deck or any other room. Simply pick it up, plug it in, and enjoy the music.
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.
Two Class-D digital amplifiers perfectly tuned to match the speaker drivers and acoustic architecture.
Two force-cancelling speaker drivers positioned face-to-face for deeper, richer sound and zero cabinet buzz or rattle.
Carefully tuned to enhance the SUB performance.
Plays down to 25 Hz.
All filter settings, active equalization, and time alignment are done digitally through state-of-the-art DSP (Digital Signal Processing) circuitry for zero-loss audio quality and energy.
The system automatically adjusts audio settings to perfectly balance your SUB and the paired Sonos component to ensure amazing sound quality.
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
A single Ethernet port that can connect the SUB to a wired home network.
36.3 lbs (16kgs)
15.3 x 15.8 x 6.2in. (389 x 402 x 158mm)
Sonos SUB, AC Power Cord, Warranty and Regulatory Booklet, and Quick-Start Guide.
AC 100-240V, 50-60 Hz
4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Indicate SUB status
Premium Black Gloss
Stand upright or lay flat for flexible placement.
Built-in rubber feet; optional felt feet included.
Sonos System Software supports : Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish and Brazilian Portuguese.
SUB works with all Sonos amplified components: CONNECT:AMP/ZP120/ZP100; PLAY:5/ZonePlayer S:5; PLAY:3; PLAY:1; PLAYBAR. Does not work with the non-amplified Sonos CONNECT/ZP90/ZP80.
Note: All specifications are subject to change without notice.
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- Do I need a BOOST?
- Where does the music come from?
- Do you make an outdoor speaker?
- Will Sonos work with my existing equipment?
- Can I connect Sonos to my TV?
- Can I connect more than 2 speakers to the CONNECT:AMP?
- Can I use two PLAY speakers as a stereo pair?
- Which speaker is right for my room?
- How do I choose between a PLAY:5 and a stereo pair of PLAY:1s?
Do I need a BOOST?
Use a BOOST if you’re worried about your home WiFi performance.
Connecting a Sonos unit to your router with an Ethernet cable automatically creates a dedicated Sonos wireless network. Any player or a BOOST can make this hard-wired connection. A dedicated Sonos network is ideal when your WiFi isn’t reliable in your home.Learn more
Where does the music come from?
The music on Sonos comes from your favourite music streaming services, your personal music library and Internet radio stations from around the world. Access all your music within the Main Menu of the Sonos App.
Do you make an outdoor speaker?
No, but they're all light and portable. As long as there's an outlet, you've got Sonos. The speaker units that we sell, the PLAY:1, PLAY:3 and PLAY:5, are not weather-rated. They can certainly be moved outside, but they are not designed to live outside unless they are in a covered space. If you are looking for a permanent outdoor zone of music, you can use our CONNECT:AMP unit with traditional weather-rated speakers.
Will Sonos work with my existing equipment?
Already have a Stereo? Use the CONNECT.
The CONNECT is designed specifically to integrate with an external amplifier/receiver, and bring Sonos functionality to a third party system. Once you have a CONNECT hooked up to your stereo system, you can stream digital music and control the music selection and volume from the Sonos app.
Have a pair of speakers? The CONNECT:AMP is all you need.
If you have existing wired speakers that are not currently driven by amplifier, you can use a CONNECT:AMP to bring Sonos functionality to your speakers. Once you wire your speakers to a CONNECT:AMP, you can stream digital music and control the music selection and volume from the Sonos app.
Can I connect Sonos to my TV?
PLAYBAR is the only soundbar that delivers outstanding Hi-Fi Sound for your TV and is a complete Wireless HiFi System that plays all the music on earth. It is simple to set-up, control and expand throughout your home. With only an optical cable connecting PLAYBAR to your TV, you can control it with your regular TV remote or with the free Sonos apps on iOS, Android, Mac and PC.
PLAYBAR is the core piece in a Sonos home theater solution. If you want dramatically deeper bass, you can add our wireless SUB. If you're looking for surround sound, you can use two PLAY:1s or two PLAY:3s as wireless rear surrounds.
Can I connect more than 2 speakers to the CONNECT:AMP?
The CONNECT:AMP is designed for a single pair of speakers - it is a stereo amplifier, right and left channel. However, if your speakers are rated at 8 ohms, you can wire up to 2 pairs, or 4 speakers, to one CONNECT:AMP - you just won’t have independent control between those two pairs of speakers, in terms of volume and music selection.
Can I use two PLAY speakers as a stereo pair?
The PLAY:1, PLAY:3 AND PLAY:5 can easily be setup as a stereo pair, using the controller app. If you are looking for more distinction between the left and right channels, you can use any two matching Sonos speakers in a stereo pair. Creating a stereo pair is a simple software toggle which turns one speaker into a dedicated left and the other into a dedicated right. Stereo pairing creates a wider stereo experience to help you hear every instrument and vocal more discretely, and fill a room more evenly with sound.
Which speaker is right for my room?
All of our speakers sound great in any room; which speaker is best for your particular room depends on your desired room experience. For many, the PLAY:1 will provide an incredible music experience with deep bass and plenty of power. Consider upgrading to a PLAY:3 or PLAY:5, or to a stereo pair of speakers if you:
- Want deeper bass
- Want more power
- Have the space to set up two players in stereo pair mode
How do I choose between a PLAY:5 and a stereo pair of PLAY:1s?
While both options deliver an incredible music experience, each has its unique benefits. The differences:
- Choose PLAY:5 for maximum power and the deepest bass.
- Choose a stereo pair of PLAY:1s to create a wider sound stage, allowing every vocal and instrument to be heard more discretely.