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Sono Playbar


The soundbar that streams all the music on earth.

HDTVs offer an amazing picture but often lack the powerful, realistic sounds that movie, music, and gaming enthusiasts enjoy. The SONOS PLAYBAR wireless soundbar delivers sophisticated home theater acoustics and wirelessly streams all the music on earth through one streamlined, easy-to-use soundbar.

Key Features

Sonos HiFi sound for your HiDef television

The nine-speaker design (6 mid woofer, 3 tweeter) of SONOS PLAYBAR complements cinematic HD televisions with richly textured HiFi sound for TV, web, movies or video games.

It automatically adjusts to the differences between shoot 'em up action flicks, Shakespearean dramas, and live concerts to deliver the sound as it was intended.

For after-hours viewing, Night Mode compresses the volume so you can hear all the details without waking the family.

The PLAYBAR plays all sources plugged into your TV: cable and satellite boxes, Blu-ray™ players, and video game consoles-through the single optical input on the back. It also plays all common audio formats from TVs, including Dolby Digital 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1, and PCM.

Wirelessly stream all the music on earth

PLAYBAR is also a stand-alone all-in-one Sonos speaker 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.

Sonos works seamlessly with your iTunes collection, Spotify™, Pandora®, Sirius XM™, TuneIn, Rhapsody®, AmazonCloud, Songza, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Slacker, 7Digital, MOG, Rdio®,, Murfie, Wolfgang's Vault®, AUPEO!, Stitcher™,, Hearts of Space and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks.

Control your way

Control PLAYBAR volume and mute using your existing TV, cable or universal remote.

To wirelessly stream all the music on earth simply download the free Sonos Controller Apps to control PLAYBAR with your Android smartphone or tablet, iPhone, or iPad and stream your music even when your TV is off. Download from the Android Market™ or iTunes App Store.

Easy to expand wirelessly
Easily expand your Sonos wireless audio system: set up Sonos in one room, then add as many Sonos speakers as you wish to your home theater or throughout your home to enjoy HiFi audio throughout the entire house.

For your TV:
3.0 Home Theater
PLAYBAR 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 SONOS SUB and with the push of a button you can add spine-curling bass to your cinematic experience - wirelessly.

5.1 Home Theater
Add 2 SONOS PLAY:3 speakers and SUB to your PLAYBAR for a true surround sound experience wrapping you in deeply immersive, crystal clear, state of the art Sonos sound.

For your whole house:
You can use PLAYBAR alone or extend the Sonos experience beyond the TV room by adding as many Sonos players throughout your home as you wish. Play different songs in one room or blast the same song everywhere, in perfect party sync.

Detailed Specifications

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.

Nine Class-D digital amplifiers

Three tweeters, six mid woofers

Digital audio input
Optical Toslink S/PDIF

Dual IR receiver

Adjustable tone and volume controls
Zone-specific bass, treble, balance, and loudness control

Stereo Pair setting
Group two PLAY:3s to serve as left and right channels

Multiple orientations
Place on the wall above or below TV or place flat on table

Network bridging
2-port Ethernet switch (10/100Mbps, auto MDI/MDIX) for Internet connectivity

Power Supply
AC 100-240V, 50-60 Hz

Side-Panel Buttons
Volume up, volume down and mute

Side-Panel LEDs
Indicate PLAYBAR status

3.35" (H) x 5.51" (D) x 35.43" (W),
85mm (H) x 140mm (D) x 900mm (W)

11.9 lbs. (5.4kg)

Operating Temperature
32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)

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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