PLAYBAR

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.
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Overview

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.

Sonos Playbar HiDef, meet HiFi.
    • 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 WAY

      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
  • Digital Trends

    "Best aesthetic design we’ve seen yet for a soundbar."

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  • Sound + Vision

    "There's no easier soundbar to live with than the Playbar."

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  • Big Picture Big Sound

    "Sonos PLAYBAR is more than just a sound bar."

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  • TechnoBuffalo

    "I don't think I can go back to a PLAYBAR free world."

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  • BoyGeniusReport

    "I haven’t heard a better or clearer sound bar."

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  • Boy Genius Report

    "Sonos is literally one of the coolest things I’ve seen in years"

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Details

    • 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 THE 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 or BRIDGE to your wireless router and link all Sonos players wirelessly with one touch.
      NOTE: To get started, you must wire either one player or BRIDGE to your home network using a standard Ethernet cable.

      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 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.

    • 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.

    • 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®, and MusicMatch™ (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)

    • Networking*

      Wireless connectivity

      SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network

      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, and 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.

    • * 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.