What's included in the box
THE SMALLER, SEXIER, TUCK IN THE CORNER AND BLOW OUT THE ROOF, ALL-IN-ONE PLAYER.
CRYSTAL-CLEAR, ROOM-FILLING SOUND
- 3 SPEAKERS POWERED BY 3 DEDICATED DIGITAL AMPLIFIERS : The PLAY:3 uses 3 state-of the-art digital amplifiers individually coupled with 3 speakers to deliver great sound to any room. The wireless music system provides pure, clean sound that is perfect for bringing room filling music to a kitchen, bedroom, office, or just about any room in your home. A bass radiator produces powerful low notes while two mid-range drivers and one tweeter fills out the sound.
- CLASS-D AMPLIFIERS : State of the art, great sounding amplifiers that are light weight, powerful and very energy efficient in standby and use.
- TWEETER : 1 tweeter creates a crisp and accurate high frequency response.
- MID-RANGE DRIVERS : 2 dedicated mid-range drivers ensure the faithful reproduction of mid-range frequencies crucial for accurate playback of vocals and instruments.
- BASS RADIATOR : A bass radiator is tuned to use the energized air volume inside of PLAY:3 to provide deep, clean and surprisingly powerful bass from such a small package.
- ALL-DIGITAL SOUND ARCHITECTURE : From the recording studio to your home the music is reproduced as the artist intended. All filter settings, active equalization, and time-alignment are done in the digital domain through state-of-the-art DSP circuitry so there’s absolutely no loss of audio quality or energy.
- ADJUSTABLE BASS AND TREBLE CONTROLS : Optimize sound performance using zone-specific bass, treble, balance, and loudness controls. Adjust volume by individual zone or by groups of zones
ACCESS ALL THE MUSIC ON EARTH
- PRE-LOADED INTERNET RADIO STATIONS — FREE OF CHARGE : Get over 100,000 free radio stations, shows, and podcasts -- all for free. And 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 THE MOST POPULAR ONLINE MUSIC SERVICES : Sonos works seamlessly with AUPEO!, Deezer, iHeartRadio, JUKE, Last.fm, MOG, Pandora®, Rdio®, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM™ Internet Radio, Slacker® Radio, Songl, Spotify®, Stitcher SmartRadio™, TuneIn, Wolfgang’s Vault®, and 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 THE MUSIC ON YOUR COMPUTER IN ANY ROOM : Play music stored on up to 16 PCs, Macs or NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices on your home network, supporting the most popular audio formats, from iTunes® to MP3.
- LISTEN TO MUSIC THAT’S STORED ON AN IPOD OR IPHONE Dock, charge and wirelessly play the music from an iPod or iPhone with the SONOS DOCK (sold separately).
OTHER COOL FEATURES
- EASY INTERNET CONNECTIVITY FOR OTHER PRODUCTS IN YOUR HOUSE : When wirelessly connected to a BRIDGE or another player, you can use the Ethernet port on the back of your PLAY:3 to bring standard Internet connectivity to your set-top box, DVR, PC, game console or network hard drive.
- TOP-PANEL VOLUME AND MUTE CONTROLS : Provides quick access to volume and mute controls when you don't have a Controller in hand.
- MULTIPLE ORIENTATIONS : Position the PLAY:3 in a horizontal or vertical orientation to make a perfect fit into tight spots around you home like on bookshelves, nightstands, corners, or just about anywhere else. The EQ automatically adjusts so the sound you hear is always great, not matter what orientation you use.
- RUBBER FEET : Place the PLAY:3 on any kind of surface in your home without fear of scratches or scrapes.
CONTROL YOUR SONOS MUSIC SYSTEM WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE, TABLET AND MORE
- CONTROL ALL YOUR MUSIC AND ROOMS WITH YOUR ANDROID™ DEVICE, IPHONE®, IPOD TOUCH®, AND IPAD™ : Free Sonos Controller apps for Android, iPhone 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 on the iTunes App Store or Android Market™.
- INTEGRATED, MULTI-ROOM CONTROL : If you have multiple music players, you can control what music is playing in every room in your house, from anywhere in your house. Sonos Controllers aren’t tied to a specific player, so you can use any Controller to control the music and the volume in all your rooms.
- FIND AND 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 WiFi network.
- INCLUDES SONOS CONTROLLER FOR MAC OR PC : Turn any Mac or PC desktop or laptop computer in your home into a Controller. The software is included for free with every Sonos component.
- DEDICATED SONOS CONTROL (SOLD SEPARATELY) : Increase your control with a dedicated touch screen SONOS CONTROL featuring instant-on, dedicated buttons and long battery life.
WIRELESS MULTI-ROOM MUSIC WITH SONOSNET
- BUILT-IN WIRELESS CAPABILITY : The PLAY:3 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 superior performance you need to get music all over your house.NOTE: To get started, you must wire either one player or BRIDGE to your home network using a standard Ethernet cable.
- SONOSNET WIRELESS MESH NETWORK TECHNOLOGY : Provides whole-house coverage, ensures synchronous music playback, and 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.Works with any mix of Sonos componentsCompatible with all previous generations of Sonos players, CONTROL, and BRIDGE
- 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.
- LISTEN TO THE SAME SONG IN EVERY ROOM, IN PERFECT SYNCHRONIZATION : Play the same song in different rooms, simultaneously, without echoes or delays. Add or drop rooms from your zone grouping and still be in sync.
SIMPLE SETUP AND EXPANDABLE DESIGN
- SIMPLE SETUP : No technical or wireless expertise required. Put a PLAY:3 in any room where you want music, plug it in and enjoy. Wire one PLAY:3 or BRIDGE (sold separately) to your router to access a world of music on the Internet. The Sonos System Setup software provides simple on-screen prompts on any SONOS CONTROL. With the touch of a few buttons, 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:3s to your house and enjoy true multi-room music.
- SIMPLE TO MOVE : The PLAY:3 is so small that it 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
- NEW FEATURES AND MUSIC SERVICES DELIVERED AUTOMATICALLY — AND FOR FREE : The Sonos syst
- AMPLIFIER : Three Class-D digital amplifiers
- SPEAKERS : Three driver speaker system – one tweeter, two mid-range drivers, and one bass radiator. Each driver of the product is individually powered by a dedicated amplifier
- STEREO PAIR SETTING : Allows you to group two PLAY:3s in the same room with one PLAY:3 serving as the left channel and the other as the right channel.
- OPERATING SYSTEMS (FOR STORED FILES) Windows® XP SP2 and higher; Mac OS X v10.4 and higher; NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices supporting CIFS
- MUSIC SERVICES SUPPORTED : Sonos works seamlessly with AUPEO!, Deezer, iHeartRadio, JUKE, Last.fm, MOG, Pandora®, Rdio®, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM™ Internet Radio, Slacker® Radio, Songl, Spotify®, Stitcher SmartRadio™, TuneIn, Wolfgang’s Vault®, and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks. (Service availability varies by region.)
- INTERNET RADIO SUPPORTED : Streaming MP3, WMA
- 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 and AIFF files.Native support for 44.1kHz sample rates. Additional support for 48kHz, 32kHz, 24kHz, 22kHz, 16kHz, 11kHz, and 8kHz sample rates.Note: Apple "Fairplay", WMA DRM and WMA Lossless formats not currently supported. Previously purchased Apple "Fairplay" DRM-protected songs may be upgraded.
- ALBUM ART SUPPORTED : JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF
- PLAYBACK MODES : Crossfade, shuffle, repeat
- PLAYLISTS SUPPORTED : iTunes®, Rhapsody, WinAmp®, Windows Media Player®, and MusicMatch™ (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)
- ETHERNET PORT : A single Ethernet port that can connect the PLAY:3 to a wired home network or allow an Ethernet device to connect through Sonosnet
- WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY : SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network
- STORAGE TEMPERATURE : 4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
- POWER SUPPLY : AC 120/240V, 50-60Hz, auto-switchable
- PACKAGE CONTENTS : Sonos PLAY:3, power cord, flat ethernet cable, Quickstart Guide
- WEIGHT : 5.71 lb (2.6 kg)
- TOP-PANEL LIGHTS : Indicate Sonos component status and mute status
- DIMENSIONS (H X W X D) : 5.2 x 10.6 x 6.3 in. (132 x 268 x 160 mm)
- PRODUCT FINISH : White with light metallic grille; black with graphite grille
- MOUNT : Standard 1/4" /20 threaded mounting socket
- MULTI-LANGUAGE SUPPORT : Sonos System Software supports : Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Swedish.
- OPERATING TEMPERATURE : 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)