Sonos PLAY:5 (Gen 1) Wireless Speaker (Black)

Sonos PLAY:5 (Gen 1) Wireless Speaker (Black)

Sonos PLAY:5 (Gen 1) Wireless Speaker (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Digital Music System with Hi-Fi Sound
  • Five-Driver Speaker System
  • Five Dedicated Digital Amps
  • Two Mid-Range Drivers
  • Two Tweeters & One Bass Driver
  • Stream Music from Internet Radio
  • Stream Your Entire Music Library
  • Stream Music from Internet Services
  • Controller App for Android/iOS Devices
  • Add Wireless Players All Over Your House
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  • 1Description

The black Sonos PLAY:5 (Gen 1) Wireless Speaker delivers digital music with high-fidelity sound. It works by connecting to an Internet source via Ethernet cable or built-in Wi-Fi. Once connected, you can play your music from your music library or stream music from Internet radio stations, as well as many other Internet music services.

The PLAY:5 features a five-driver speaker system with five dedicated amplifiers - one for each driver. There are two tweeters, two mid-range drivers, and one bass driver. If one room or one speaker isn't enough, you can expand wirelessly by adding Sonos players all over your home. You can enjoy multi-room simultaneous streaming or you can listen to a different music source from each player. For added flexibility, you can control your PLAY:5 remotely via Android device, iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

Clear, Room-Filling Sound

Five Speakers Powered by Five Dedicated Digital Amplifiers
The PLAY:5 uses five digital amplifiers individually coupled with five speakers to deliver clear sound to any room. A subwoofer produces powerful bass while two mid-range drivers and two tweeters fill out the sound
Class-D Amplifiers
The powerful and lightweight amplifiers are energy efficient in standby mode and during regular use
Tweeters
Two tweeters create a crisp and accurate high-frequency response
Mid-Range Drivers
Dual dedicated mid-range drivers ensure the faithful reproduction of mid-range frequencies crucial for accurate playback of vocals and instruments
Subwoofer Driver
The system's dedicated subwoofer driver provides deep, powerful bass you can feel
All-Digital Sound Architecture
The PLAY:5 reproduces the music as the artist intended. All filter settings, active equalization, and time-alignment are done in the digital domain through DSP circuitry, so there's no loss of audio quality or energy
Acoustic Port
The acoustic port on the rear of the unit serves two purposes - it's vital to the sound output of the PLAY:5 when in use and it's also a convenient handle when moving it from one room to another
Adjustable Bass & Treble Controls
Optimize sound performance using room-specific bass, treble, balance, and loudness controls. Adjust volume by individual room or by groups of rooms

Access Music from Several Sources

Pre-Loaded Internet Radio Stations (Free of Charge)
Get over 100,000 free radio stations, shows, and podcasts - all for free. Plus, 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 Popular Online Music Services
Sonos works seamlessly with Amazon Cloud Player, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Last.fm, Napster, Pandora, Rhapsody, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Slacker Radio, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, and more, plus 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 Music from Your Computer in Any Room
Play music stored on up to 16 Windows computers, 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
Simply connect an Apple AirPort Express to any Sonos player with line-in and experience true multi-room AirPlay
Auxiliary Jack for Playing Music from Alternate Sources 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 Features

Easy Internet Connectivity for Other Products in Your House
The PLAY:5 has a two-port Ethernet switch to bring standard Internet connectivity to your set-top box, DVR, computer, game console, or NAS drive
Top-Panel Volume & Play Controls
The PLAY:5 provides quick, top-panel access to volume and play/pause controls when you don't have a controller in hand
Headphone Connection
Built-in, auto-detecting connection lets you listen in private with your favorite wired or wireless headphones
Rubber Bottom
Place the PLAY:5 on any kind of surface in your home without fear of scratches or scrapes

Control Your Sonos Music System with Your Smartphone, Tablet & More

Control All Your Sonos Players via Android Device, iPod touch, iPhone or iPad
Free Sonos Controller apps for Android, iPhon,e 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 from the iTunes App Store or the Google Play Store
Find & 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 Wi-Fi network
Includes Sonos Controller for Mac or Windows
Turn any Mac or Windows 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

Integrated Wireless Capability
The PLAY:5 can go anywhere, delivering music to any room in your house, wirelessly. Music players and controllers establish their own secure wireless mesh network that delivers the extensive range and performance you need to get music all over your house
SonosNet Wireless Mesh Networking Technology
SonosNet provides whole-house coverage, ensuring synchronous music playback, and it 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. Plus, it works with any mix of Sonos components and it's compatible with all previous generations of Sonos Players, Control and Bridge
Listen to the Same Song in Every Room with Exact Synchronization
Play the same song in different rooms, simultaneously, without echoes or delays. You can even add or drop rooms from your "rooms grouping" and remain in sync
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

Simple Setup & Expandable Design

Simple Setup
The PLAY:5 requires no technical or wireless expertise. Just put a PLAY:5 in any room where you want music, plug it in and enjoy. Wire the PLAY:5 or connect via built-in Wi-Fi to your router to access a world of music on the Internet. With the touch of a few buttons on the Sonos app, 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 PLAY:5 devices to your house and enjoy true multi-room wireless music streaming
Simple to Move
The PLAY:5 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

Features & Music Service Updates Delivered Automatically & For Free
The Sonos system is updated 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
In the Box
Sonos PLAY:5 (Gen 1) Wireless Speaker (Black)
  • Power Cord
  • Line-In Audio Cable
  • Flat Ethernet Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Audio
    Amplifier 5 x Class-D digital amplifiers
    Headphone Auto-detecting 1/8" (3.5 mm) headphone jack x 1 (device speakers mute when headphones are connected)
    Audio Line Input Auto-detecting 1/8" (3.5 mm) audio line-in jack x 1
    Speakers Five-Driver Speaker System: two tweeters, two 3" (7.6 cm) mid-range drivers & one 3.5" (8.9 cm) subwoofer (each driver is individually powered by a dedicated amplifier)
    Stereo Pair Setting Allows you to group two PLAY:5 devices in the same room with one PLAY:5 serving as the left channel and the other as the right channel
    Music
    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 & AIFF files

    Native support for 44.1 kHz sample rates (additional support for 48, 32, 24, 22, 16, 11 & 8 kHz sample rates)

    Apple "Fairplay," WMA DRM and WMA Lossless formats not currently supported. Previously purchased Apple "Fairplay" DRM-protected songs may be upgraded

    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
    Music Services Supported Amazon Cloud Player
    Deezer
    iHeartRadio
    Last.fm
    Napster
    Pandora
    Rhapsody
    SiriusXM Internet Radio
    Slacker Radio
    Spotify
    Stitcher
    TuneIn
    Downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks (service availability varies by region)
    Please see the manufacturer's website for more serves and the most up-to-date list of services
    OS Support (For Stored Files) Windows XP (SP3) or higher
    Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
    NAS devices supporting CIFS
    Internet Radio Supported Streaming MP3
    Streaming WMA
    Album Art Supported JPEG
    PNG
    BMP
    GIF
    Playback Modes Crossfade
    Shuffle
    Repeat
    Networking
    Wireless Connectivity SonosNet (a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network)
    Wi-Fi
    Network Bridging 2-port switch (10/100Mbps, auto MDI/MDIX) allows Ethernet devices to connect through SonosNet
    General
    Top-Panel Lights Sonos component status indicator
    Top-Panel Buttons Volume
    Play/Pause
    Finish Black with graphite grille
    Language Support Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish & Swedish (supported by Sonos system software)
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Storage Temperature 4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
    Power Supply 120 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (auto-switchable)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 14.4 x 8.5 x 4.8" (36.5 x 21.7 x 12.3 cm)
    Weight 9.2 lb (4.2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 13.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.2 x 12.2 x 7.9"

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