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Old Aug 24th, 2012, 04:24 AM
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Default Connecting other speakers to SONOS system

Hello,

is it possible to connect other speakers to the SONOS system?

For example have SONOS, at the kitchen wall, and connect speakers that would be used for outdoors.

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Old Aug 24th, 2012, 04:51 AM
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The Sonos CONNECT:AMP drives standard, passive speakers. (It has built-in amplifiers but no speakers.)

The Sonos CONNECT drives external amplification and speakers. (It has neither amplifiers nor speakers.)

http://www.sonos.com/system

If you're talking about connecting something to the headphone outlet on a Play:5 then it's designed for, well, headphones. When you insert a plug it cuts out the Play:5's internal speakers.
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Old Aug 24th, 2012, 07:22 AM
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Thanks,
So on these we can connect a pair of speakers only i suppose right?
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Old Aug 24th, 2012, 08:11 AM
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If you have existing speakers, use a CONNECT:AMP. The SONOS CONNECT:AMP | Adding to an Existing Sonos System

If you have existing speakers and an amplifier/receiver, use a CONNECT. The SONOS CONNECT | Adding to an Existing Sonos System

I wouldn't recommend that you attempt to drive a pair of speakers from the Play:5. It would require some external amplification, would stop the Play:5's own speakers working, and audio quality would be inferior.
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Old Aug 25th, 2012, 12:10 AM
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Default JBL control now and SONOS

Hello,

I want to put at my new build home JBL control now speakers for outdoor use.

With what device of sonos should i connect these in order to put them in the sonos control system?

Thank you!
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Old Aug 25th, 2012, 06:04 PM
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The Control Now's are just speakers. They hook up like any other set of passive speakers.

If you have an existing amplifier for them, use the Connect model. If not, use the Connect:Amp.
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Old Aug 26th, 2012, 03:03 AM
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fekish,

You asked this question before. It was answered before.

Two threads merged.
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Old Oct 1st, 2012, 08:59 AM
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Hello,

Did anyone use JBL control now with Sonos?

I am trying to understand whether the quality would be good enough and whether i might be able to connect 3 of these, or even 4.

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Old Oct 1st, 2012, 09:30 AM
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fekish,

You can attach two pairs of 8-Ohm speakers to a SONOS CONNECT:AMP.
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Old Oct 22nd, 2012, 07:58 AM
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Default Connecting other speakers to SONOS system

I have 4 LG tall speakers, a sub woofer and a central speaker which cam with my HT system. The 2 front speakers (tall boys) have wires and the rear ones are wireless.

If I buy a sonos connect amp (or connect)< i can connect the front speakers because they are wired. But how can I connect the wireless speakers to Sonos AMP?
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