Sonos PLAY:3 Compact Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music

Sonos



Fits into existing home audio systems

Transform your stereo or home theater into a music streaming Sonos system. Seamlessly integrates your home theater system and other audio devices into your Sonos Multi-Room Music System.

Sonos wirelessly plays your iTunes® music, direct from your iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®, to any room in your home. 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.

Most versatile wireless speaker Rich, room-filling sound

The PLAY:3 uses 3 state-of-the-art digital amplifiers individually coupled with 3 speakers to deliver pure, clean sound to any room. A bass radiator produces powerful low notes while two mid-range drivers and one tweeter fills out the sound.

 

Crystal-clear, room-filling sound

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. The PLAY:3 uses state of the art, Class-D amplifiers. Great sounding amplifiers that are light weight, powerful and very energy efficient in standby and use.

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.

 


 

  • 1 tweeter creates a crisp and accurate high frequency response.
  • 2 dedicated mid-range drivers ensure the faithful reproduction of mid-range frequencies crucial for accurate playback of vocals and instruments.
  • 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.
  • Optimize sound performance using room-specific bass, treble, balance, and loudness controls. Adjust volume by individual room or by groups of rooms

 


 

Access all the music on earth

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. 

Sonos works seamlessly with Amazon Music, Deezer, iHeartRadio, JB Hi-Fi NOW, JUKE, Pandora®, Rdio®, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM™, Slacker® Radio, Songza, Spotify®, Stitcher SmartRadio™, Radio by TuneIn, Concert Vault, WiMP, and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks. (Service availability varies by region.) Get instant access to millions of songs and thousands of radio stations without ripping, downloading, or even turning on a computer. Sonos connects directly to these services over the Internet and then streams the music to the rooms of your choice.

Other cool features

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 play/pause controls provide quick access to music, volume and play/pause controls when you don’t have a controller in hand.  Press the mute button once to start or stop the music and twice to skip to the next track.

Position the PLAY:3 in a horizontal or vertical orientation to make a perfect fit into tight spots around your home like on bookshelves, nightstands, corners, or just about anywhere else. The EQ automatically adjusts so the sound you hear is always great, no matter what orientation you use.

Set the alarm and wake up to your favorite music or Internet radio station in one room, or all over the house. Just hit snooze to get a few minutes more sleep. Fall asleep to soothing music with the sleep timer. Use the scheduler to play music at a specific time for a set duration — great for that 30-minute workout.

Control all your music and all your rooms from any computer or laptop in your house. Setup software facilitates music sharing so music folders on your hard drive can be shared across all Sonos players.

 


 

Control your Sonos music system with your smartphone, tablet and more

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 Google Play™.

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. 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. Play the same song in different rooms, simultaneously, without echoes or delays. Add or drop rooms from your rooms grouping and still be in sync.

 


 

Specifications


Audio

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.


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 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. 

Music services supported

Sonos works seamlessly with most music services, including Deezer, Songza, Spotify and Rdio. 

Operating systems (for stored files)

Windows® XP SP3 and higher; Mac running OS X 10.6.8 or greater; NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices supporting CIFS

Internet radio supported

Streaming MP3, WMA

Album art supported

JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF

Playlists supported

iTunes®, Rhapsody, WinAmp®, Windows Media Player®, and MusicMatch™ (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)

Playback modes

Crossfade, shuffle, repeat


Networking*

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

Works on your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g, 2.4GHz broadcast capable router.
Also works on SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network dedicated exclusively for your Sonos system to reduce WiFi interference


General

Weight

5.71 lb (2.6 kg)

Top-panel lights

Indicate Sonos component status and Mute status

Top-panel buttons

Volume and Play/Pause

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

Multi-language support

Sonos System Software supports : Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish and Brazilian Portuguese.


* Internet connection required for access to Internet radio stations, online music services and software updates (DSL, cable modem or LAN-based high-speed Internet connection required.) Internet functionality may require payment of separate fee to a service provider; local and/or long distance telephone charges may apply. 
Note: All specifications subject to change without notice.



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