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Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black

Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black
$ 699.00

Score By Feature

Based on 518 ratings
Sound quality
8.88
Volume control
8.08
Easy to install
7.68
Alexa integration
7.06
Value for money
6.76
Tech Support
6.90

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Product Description

A ten-driver amplifier practically disappears beneath the TV, while its deep booms and crystal clear whispers are delivered through the Playbase.
Listen to Apple Music directly from your iPhone or iPad by asking Siri to do so
You've just begun the ultimate home theater journey with Playbase. You can easily connect a Sub and a pair of surround speakers for even greater immersion

Questions & Answers

How will the TV be connected to this? Does it come with the cords?

The fiber connector allows you to connect the SPDIF to a TV.

How do I use a wired stereo and a pair of speakers ?

Is Sonia who she claims to be? What kind of music or movies does she like? I would guess that if she's a wired type of girl, you can use your wired speakers.

What is the difference in sound quality between the sound bar and this sound system?

what the sound bar would do if it were mounted on the TV,... since its height would interfere with the TV remote. The sound system on this Vizio TV is a huge improvement over the factory-installed one.

an existing receiver, and a surround sound system. Will this replace those items?

There is no need for a receiver on my TV it plugs directly into it.

Selected User Reviews For Sonos Playbase - Sleek Soundbase for TV, Movies, Music, and More - Black

Speakerbase / playbar that is the best
5/5

During that time. The Sonos Playbase had received good reviews, and I had seen a demo unit at a big box store, so I knew ahead of time what I could expect. What do you think of this replacement for your current If you answer is 1, you will receive Would you consider a surround sound system to be the best? I absolutely do not agree. You might be sick of adjusting the volume to accommodate dialogue vs sound effects, or quiet vs loud scenes, but the Playbase will still provide you with great audio. During the process, fidelity must not be sacrificed. Its clarity is outstanding, revealing crystal clear nuances you wouldn't hear with anything else (even better than Let's face it when my partner says she's impressed, that's something, as most of the time she just tolerates my fascination with technology without comment (even when she's prompted for her opinion, she just says, "Are you happy?"? The more you're happy, the happier I am. You did a really good job there! "The Playbase has a built-in subwoofer that delivers plenty of bass, at least for me, but you can add a satellite sub if you wish. It is possible to extend the wireless capabilities of the Sonos 5 with a pair of Sonos 1s or 5s. This system only has one component. You can either use the Sonos app for iOS or Android to control all the features. The iOS version does allow you to tune the audio system specifically to the acoustics of the room you're in, but not the Android, as microphones vary among phone manufacturers, and thus this "room tuning" can make a dramatic difference, especially in the sound field width. The "Interstellar Test", which is an independent assessment of the performance of sound bars and bases, was also passed by this sound bar. I doubt that you haven't seen this movie, so I'm sure you understand what I am describing. It's always a battle to adjust the volume because either you can't hear the dialogue, or you get blasted by the music or effects. You have to work hard to watch this. I mean it. Thankfully, I have now slain this demon with the Playbase, and for the first time, I can sit back, put down the remote control, and ENJOY THE MOVIE with a big big grin on my face! There may not be any better way to honor them than that. It is my opinion (and a pun was not intended) that the Sonos Playbase is outstanding. When it costs what it does, it better freaking be worth the money, and it is, for my tastes.

Bobby Bradley
Bobby Bradley
| Jan 30, 2021
There is a difference between the Playbase and the As part of a five-piece playbar I purchased about two years ago, I added a Sonos playbar about a year later
5/5

With 2 2nd generation Play 5s plus a 3rd gen sub, you can play three systems. There is a problem with Apple's new airplay 2, as the playbar is not compatible. worse, even though the second generation Play 5 is compatible with Airplay 2, it will not work with Airplay 2 when connected to an Apple TV 5 if the Apple TV 5 is connected to a second generation Play 5 as well. With one system, a playbar is included.
So, to sum it up, I needed to connect my Apple devices to my Sonos system to listen to stuff other than music (movies, streaming, gaming, DJ and VJ software, and just about everything else). Since Airplay 2 would suit this need perfectly, I ended up buying a playbase to replace my previous Playbases are much more visually pleasing than playbars in terms of aesthetics. The only difference between the two is the sound quality. I bought a Sanus swivel TV base to go with my playbase, which I highly recommend if you're like me, and don't like the idea of the TV positioned on top of a speaker. find that the playbase handles the low range a little better and has a little more punch When I listen to music, this is particularly noticeable The sound of the play 5's overpowered the playbar, especially when the volume was cranked all the way up. In any case, the last thing that I noticed about Playbase is that latency seems to be lower, maybe since it's a newer product from Sonos? Music change on the Sonos app and switching from TV to music modes seems to be overall much faster than on the Sonos app. A playbase is definitely the better option if you're trying to choose between playbars and playbases. As an owner of both, I'd highly.

Raelynn Patterson
Raelynn Patterson
| Mar 31, 2021
The SONOS playbase was something I valued very much, but it has many flaws
4/5

Playbase is a controversial topic for me since I have no idea whether to keep it or not. SONOS is my favorite brand of music this year, which has led me to purchase In the past month or so, I have been using 1s, a One and now The Playbase, and I was amazed at how my music equipment has improved in quality and convenience in my home. The sound on the Playbase is beautiful, far superior to the sound on my Samsung Soundbar, and really does bring movies to life. It is not without shortcomings, however. I simply do not think that you should have to endure those shortcomings Please allow me to 1) The lack of audio formats and passing through of DD channels leads to false surroundings Your playbase may prove a challenge if you wish to have true surround sound. It's not a secret that the playbase does not support many audio formats, through its optical port. No DTS, no new DOD formats - just plain Dolby Digital. Luckily, I was being optimistic, but unfortunately I was being naive, as well. You should replace your DVD/blu-ray if it is defective The only option you will have if your blu-ray players do not support original DSD is stereo that goes to the playbase and is then picked up by the playbase as fake surround, so no true 5. 1 surround will be available. There is only one If you hear (for example) a helicopter heading in from behind you flying forward between the rear and front speakers, and the rears live only a small part of what's coming up the fronts, that's a huge difference. you are like me and have an Amazon Fire TV stick, it does not have optical output, so to get the Dolby Digital 5, you have to purchase an HDMI switch with optical output. You can use one track for your TV or movies. There is a real inconvenience (and cost) due to the lack of HDMI connections on the playbase, something SONOS could have avoided. **2) The surround speakers in SONOS will no longer be able to act as an independent pair of speakers. To be honest, I was a bit surprised since I watched the play The speakers I use as surrounds are my living room/kitchen speakers, so when I have guests over and we're having dinner in the kitchen, the playbase in the TV area becomes the center speaker. I didn't plan it this way that way. My original plan was to group the soundbar and play all of the songs at once As I now weigh the pros and cons of keeping it, I am trying to decide whether to keep Although the thing sounds awesome, the lack of support for new surround formats, the necessity of bypassing many (most?) TVs to get Dolby Digital 5 are a problem. My thoughts about returning the iPhone 1s and going back to my Samsung play bar/subwoofer combo are weighing heavily on my mind. Alternatively, you can simply use the playbase on its own without the surrounds, so this problem disappears, but I would have to admit that $600 for a standalone soundbar makes me hesitant. As a result, I kept it, since it does sound so delicious. My HDMI switch had optical output (ViewHD Prosumer HDMI 3x1 Ultra HD / 4K It contains VHDs The PRO3X1i is The Ultimate HDMI Switch and is available from these links Go to http//www. The Amazon website. Amazon. com/dp/B00U8WBOOG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_7SbiAbG2D57YS) that addresses the problem. There is one issue with the passthrough and one with play The kitchen must have one so it can be a zone of its own.

Kadence Best
Kadence Best
| Jan 13, 2021

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