CONNECT:AMP

CONNECT:AMP

Turn your speakers into a music streaming system with our high-powered amplifier

  • Stream all the music on earth to your speakers
  • Wireless, easy to set up music player
  • Play alone, or link to other Sonos music players in your home
  • Control everything from your smartphone or tablet
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Overview

Turn wired speakers into a music streaming Sonos system

SONOS CONNECT:AMP turns your speakers into a music streaming Sonos system. Just attach CONNECT:AMP to your bookshelf, floor-standing, outdoor, or in-ceiling speakers. With 55W of amplifying power, stream all the music on earth wirelessly to any room. No receiver needed.

Connect Amp overview
    • Start with one music player, expand everywhere

      EXPAND WIRELESSLY

      Build a house of sound, one room at a time. Play different music in any room or the same song everywhere, in perfect sync.

      Learn more about the Sonos system
    • Control Your Sonos Music System

      CONTROL YOUR CONNECT:AMP

      Different music sources from one app combined with complete multi-room capabilities so you can listen to your entire world of music in every room of your home. Compatible with Android, iPad, iPhone, Mac and PC devices.

      Learn more about the App
    • Stream All The Music on Earth

      STREAM ALL THE MUSIC ON EARTH

      Play your iTunes library, listen to your online music services, and get access to thousands of free radio stations worldwide.

      See all supported music services
  • CNN

    "a great wireless system in your home."

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  • MacWorld

    "I’m completely sold. My guess is that when you hear a Play:3 of your own and imagine the musical...

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  • MSN Glo

    "The ultimate all-in-one wireless sound system."

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  • Slate Magazine

    "Our music is finally liberated from our earbuds and tinny computer speakers."

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  • MTVGeek

    “Sonos lives up to their promise of delivering great sound”

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  • Gizmodo

    "It's helped me listen to at least 10x more music than I did before"

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Details

    • Powerful digital amplifier delivers audiophile-quality sound in any room

      Built-in, powerful digital amplifier

      Powers large or small speakers with 55W per channel.

      Class-D amplifier

      State of the art, great sounding amplifier is small, lightweight and very energy efficient.

      Radiant cooling

      Operates silently — all you hear is the music, as the amplifier is kept cool by the aluminum casing, not by a noisy fan.

      Tone and volume controls adjustable for each room.

      Optimize sound performance for each room using room-specific bass, treble, balance, and loudness controls. Adjust volume by individual room or by groups of rooms.

      Subwoofer output with automatic crossover

      When adding a subwoofer, the CONNECT:AMP automatically adjusts the output to send the low frequencies to the subwoofer and the high frequencies to the speaker.

    • 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 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.)

      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.

      Stream music from an iPhone®, iPad™ or iPod touch®

      Sonos wirelessly plays your iTunes® music, direct from your iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®, to any room in your home.

      Play music and audio from a CD or MP3 player, TV and more throughout the home

      An analog audio input lets you connect to an external audio source (such as a CD or MP3 player, TV, DVD, VCR, or radio) and play that music or audio on all Sonos players in the system.

    • Other cool features

      Wake up to music

      Set the alarm and wake up to your favorite music or Internet radio station in one room, or all over the house. Just hit snooze to get a few minutes more sleep. Fall asleep to soothing music with the sleep timer.

      Schedule your music

      Use the scheduler to play music at a specific time for a set duration — great for that 30-minute workout.

      Easy Internet connectivity for other products in your house

      The CONNECT:AMP has a two-port Ethernet switch to bring standard Internet connectivity to your set-top box, DVR, PC, game console or NAS drive.

      Includes Sonos Desktop Controller software and setup software for your computer

      Control all your music and all your rooms from any computer or laptop in your house. Setup software facilitates music sharing so music folders on your hard drive can be shared across all Sonos players.

      Front-panel play/pause controls

      Provides quick access to music, volume and play/pause controls when you don’t have a Controller in hand.  Press the Mute button once to start or stop the music and twice to skip to the next track.

    • 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.

    • Wireless multi-room music with SonosNet

      Built-in wireless capability

      The CONNECT:AMP can go anywhere, delivering music to any room in your house, wirelessly. Music players and controllers work on your home WiFi network, or they can establish their own secure wireless mesh network that delivers the extensive range and superior performance if your home WiFi isn’t reliable enough.

      SonosNet wireless mesh network technology

      Provides whole-house coverage, ensures synchronous music playback, and avoids sources of wireless interference. Incorporating sophisticated MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) technology, SonosNet uses multiple antennas and radios together to boost signal strength and reach remote locations.

      • Works with any mix of Sonos components
      • Compatible with all previous generations of Sonos players, CONTROL, and BRIDGE

      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

      Simple setup

      No technical or wireless expertise required. Put a CONNECT:AMP 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 play music all over the house in minutes.

      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.

    • Audio

      Line-in connections

      Auto-detecting analog (RCA) line-in connection.

      Amplifier

      Class-D. Rated output 110W RMS (2x55W continuous average power into 8 ohms, THD+N<0.02%) with both channels driven, 22Hz-20KHZ-AES17 measurement bandwidth.

      Speaker Connections

      Spring binding posts (in North America the CONNECT:AMP has the combined spring binding post / banana jack connectors).

      Subwoofer out

      Auto detecting RCA type, 80Hz crossover

    • Music

      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.)

      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

      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

      Apple AirPlay music sources

      Connect an Apple AirPlay® music source, such as an Apple AirPort Express® to any Sonos player with line-in. Enjoy songs from your iPhone®, iPad™ or iPod touch® in any or every room of the home.Connect an Apple AirPort Express® to any Sonos player via line-in and stream songs from your iPhone®, iPad™ or iPod touch® all over your home.

      Playback modes

      Crossfade, shuffle, repeat

      Playlists supported

      iTunes®, Rhapsody, WinAmp®, Windows Media Player®, and 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

      Network bridging

      2-port switch (10/100Mbps, auto MDI/MDIX) allows Ethernet devices to connect through SonosNet

    • General

      Dimensions (H x W x D)

      3.50 x 7.28 x 8.15 in. (89 x 185 x 207 mm)

      Weight

      5.1 lb (2.3 kg)

      Power Supply

      AC 120/240, 50-60 Hz, user-switchable

      Package contents

      SONOS CONNECT:AMP, power cord, flat Ethernet cable, Quickstart Guide

      Storage temperature

      4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)

      Front panel buttons

      Volume and Mute

      Front panel lights

      Indicate Sonos component status and Mute status

      Product finish

      Anodized precision machined extrusion aluminum case. Aluminum casing also facilitates passive cooling

      Multi-language support

      Sonos System Software supports : Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish and Brazilian Portuguese.

      Operating temperature

      32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)

    • * Internet connection required for access to Internet radio stations, online music services and software updates (DSL, cable modem or LAN-based high-speed Internet connection required.) Internet functionality may require payment of separate fee to a service provider; local and/or long distance telephone charges may apply.

      Note: All specifications subject to change without notice.