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9.6 out of 10

Sonos PLAY:5

Great Deal: $399.00

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Overall 8
8.0

Sonos ZonePlayer S5

CNET
24 February 2011
  • Summary: The Sonos Play:5 shrinks the Sonos streaming music experience down to a compact single-speaker system with great sound, which you can control from any iOS device or Android smartphone.
  • Pros: Single-speaker streaming audio system; controlled from any iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or Android smartphone using a free app; impressive sound from a compact, single housing; elegant design; cuts down on cord clutter; streams Internet-based radio and audio services, plus your own digital music collection from any Mac, PC, or NAS drive; simple setup, particularly if you already own a Sonos system; expandable to up to 31 additional rooms (with the purchase of additional ...
  • Cons: While the Play:5 can wirelessly interact with other Sonos products, you'll need a hard-wired connection or the $49 wireless bridge accessory if it's your only Sonos component; somewhat expensive; not much stereo separation.
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Sonos ZonePlayer S5 (aka PLAY:5) Review

BigPictureBigSound
20 September 2010
  • Conclusion: Whether you're considering the ZonePlayer S5 as an addition to an existing Sonos system, or simply as a portable standalone audio system, it's a smart, compact device with sound quality that belies its small size. That, combined with its plethora of available streaming audio services (forgive me, El Guapo) make it hard to resist.
  • Pros: Easy setup, Surprisingly good sound quality, Loads, loads, and more loads of music services available, Free Sonos Controller iPhone/iPod touch app is the cat's pajamas with bees' knees printed on them
  • Cons: The S5 isn't quite as "all-in-one" as its name implies, since the proprietary network makes two ZonePlayers or a ZoneBridge necessary for wireless access, adding to the cost, While setup is easy, if you run into any snags they're hard to fix, Sonos wants the thing back when I'm finished reviewing it
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Sonos Play:5

TechRadar UK
7 January 2010
  • Excerpt: The Sonos Play:5 is the wireless multi-room music system formerly known as the Zoneplayer S5.
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Sonos PLAY:5

hifi.nl
13 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Sonos is, zoals je inmiddels waarschijnlijk wel weet, ontwikkelaar van draadloze multiroom muzieksystemen voor het afspelen van digitale muziek. De hier besproken PLAY:5 is een alles-in-één Zone-Player die een luidsprekersysteem met vijf speakers herbergt. De Sonos PLAY:5 is te bedienen met een iPhone, iPod touch, iPad of een Sonos Controller en geeft directe toegang tot muziek, in elke ruimte van het huis.
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Overall 8
8.3

TEST: Sonos Play:5 - trådløs lyd med stil

PC World
17 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Nå som mange etter hvert har byttet ut cd-samlingen med digitale varianter - enten i form av mp3-filer eller streamingtjenester - er det for lengst på tide å oppgradere musikkanlegget i hjemmet deretter.
  • Pros: Enkel å sette opp, god lyd, mobilapper, Spotify-tilgang
  • Cons: Litt høy pris, mangler innebygd WiFi
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Overall 8
8.3

TEST: Sonos Play:5 - trådløs lyd med stil

idg.no
13 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Nå som mange etter hvert har byttet ut cd-samlingen med digitale varianter - enten i form av mp3-filer eller streamingtjenester - er det for lengst på tide å oppgradere musikkanlegget i hjemmet deretter.
  • Pros: Enkel å sette opp, god lyd, mobilapper, Spotify-tilgang
  • Cons: Litt høy pris, mangler innebygd WiFi
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Review

appelstijl.nl
30 March 2011
  • Summary: Om maar meteen met de deur in huis te vallen; JA! De Sonos SUB maakt al onze verwachtingen waar. Eigenlijk overtreft die onze verwachtingen fors en hij is eigenlijk te goed voor het huidige Sonos systeem. Dit klinkt een beetje irrationeel misschien, maar het is wel een exacte weerspiegeling van onze mening. De Sonos SUB is zo krachtig dat de Play:5 en eventueel de Play:3 hem eigenlijk niet bij kunnen benen.
  • Pros: De SUB is een bassmonster, Het Sonos systeem
  • Cons: Er is een Sonos Bridge nodig om volledig draadloos te kunnen werken, De SUB is te krachtig voor zowel de Play:3 als de Play:5
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonos Play:5

CNET
3 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Le Play:5 s'inscrit parfaitement dans la philosophie d'excellence du constructeur. L'objet parfait pour écouter de la musique quelque soit la source, et construire un système multi-room.
  • Pros: design, qualité du son, facilité d’utilisation, fonctionnalité de streaming à partir d’Internet ou du réseau domestique, les services en ligne disponibles, application télécommande pour iPod touch – iPad – iPhone, modularité.
  • Cons: prix, nécessité d’avoir un « Bridge » pour un seul module S5.
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