SONOS PLAYBAR TV Soundbar and Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music

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The soundbar for music lovers.

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.


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

For Your TV
For Your Whole House
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 SUB and a PLAY:1 pair to your PLAYBAR for a true surround sound experience wrapping you in deeply immersive, crystal clear, state of the art Sonos sound.

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.



The nine-speaker design (six mid woofer, three 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.

Play Anything

Hardware and software custom-designed by Sonos to produce rich, powerful HiFi sound that's crystal clear at any volume.

Any Device

Play music from any device stored on your Android* smartphone or tablet, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch wirelessly to your Sonos system.

Control Every Room

Play the same song in every room, in perfect sync– or play different music in every room–from any source.

*Music downloaded through Google Play must still be synced to your computer.


PLAYBAR is quick and easy to set up. Just plug the power cord in, attach the optical cord to your TV and connect to your router or the SONOS BRIDGE (sold separately).

What You Need

The SONOS BRIDGE is perfect for setting up Sonos when your router isn't in a room where you want music.

One Sonos component must be connected to your router using a standard Ethernet cable.

  • If the PLAYBAR is within reach of your router, you can connect directly.
  • If not, connect the BRIDGE directly to your router and the PLAYBAR will work wirelessly.

PLAYBAR can sit flat on your TV table or console. If your TV is wall-mounted, PLAYBAR may be placed horizontally above or below the TV. For an easy and secure wall-mounting solution, use the PLAYBAR Wall Mount Kit (sold separately).


1. Connect Home Network Wirelessly connect your PLAYBAR to a BRIDGE or another Sonos device. Or you can connect your PLAYBAR directly to your home internet router.


2. Connect To Your TV Connect the supplied optical audio cable to your TV and your PLAYBAR.


3. Plug In Your PLAYBAR Plug the PLAYBAR in to the nearest power outlet.


4. Get The Sonos App The Sonos Controller App lets you connect and configure new devices, including the PLAYBAR. You can download the app for Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC.

What's in the box:
  • AC Power Cord
  • Optical Audio Cable
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Warranty and Regulatory Booklet
  • Quickstart Guide
What you Need
  • Broadband internet connection
  • One Sonos component wired to router
  • Sonos Controller App downloaded to one of the following platforms (to setup the system and control music streaming services;system requirements subject to change): Windows XP SP3, Macintosh OSX (10.6 or higher) iOS 4.0 or later. Android 2.1 or later
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.


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


11.9 lbs. (5.4kg)

Power Supply

AC 100-240V, 50-60 Hz

Operating Temperature

32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)

Digital Audio Input

Optical Toslink S/PDIF


Dual IR receiver

Multiple Orientations

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


Nine Class-D digital amplifiers


Three tweeters, six mid woofers

Side-Panel Buttons

Volume up, volume down and mute

Side-Panel LEDs

Indicate PLAYBAR status

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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