Summary: Appears to do everything it's supposed to. It plays SiriusXM streaming. It plays rdio. It plays music files off my computer. It's easy to set up. It does everything except sound good. I've tried both the coax digital as well as the analog outputs on two systems.
Summary: Bought my Sonos system around five years ago and was highly satisfied for a long time. But while they added tons of streaming services (and took some of them away again, somewhat capriciously), software development fully fell by the wayside.
Summary: I own several Sonos speakers, including Play 5. I wanted to connect my previous sound system to Sonos, so when I play Sonos I hear Sonos speakers + my old sound system. Turns out only Play 5 has a single output in the form of headphone jack (it's also the only speaker with a line input).
Caution, your awesome "regular" speakers may sound terrible
Sandra Peterson, Amazon
27 March 2014
Summary: We've had the stand-alone Sonos components for a year now and LOVE having music throughout the hosue. However when we added the Sonos Connect component to add our regular stereo into the mix (so we could enjoy the awesome Bose speakers and my little Paradigms I missed so much in the living room),...
The streaming is ok but lacks sound quality those with very good audio systems will hear and Sonus has stopped supporting ...
27 March 2014
Summary: Beware ! The streaming is ok but lacks sound quality those with very good audio systems will hear and Sonus has stopped supporting early IOS systems with ipad and iphone. Why does this matter ? Many people use old ipads and iphones as a remote. These will no longer work!
Summary: I bought the Sonos Connect primarily so I could listen to Spotify wirelessly on my living room stereo. I was very dissatisfied. The 2 star rating is for MY experience - I'm not trying to judge the product overall, but the Spotify integration is an advertised main feature so I think it's fair game.
When it works it's great, but it can be very flaky
12 December 2012
Summary: Sometimes it's fine. Sometimes it's not. When it's not it's a pain in the royal behind. Middle of your favourite ballad, suddenly drops out. How would you feel? Album won't add to play list, had to get the CD out. How would you feel (Sonos isn't cheap after all).
Achtung, Synchronisation mit anderen Sonos Komponenten nicht sichergestellt
R. Jarosch, Amazon
6 February 2016
Summary: Kann alles wie jede andere Sonos Komponente auch und bietet einen analogen Line In, dessen Signal auf alle Geräte streamen lässt. Sinn und Zweck des Gerätes ist leider etwas in Frage gestellt, da Sonos seit 4 Jahren nicht in der Lage ist, eine Verzögerung für den angeschlossenen Receiver hinterlegen...
Summary: Connect ist (wie der Name suggeriert) zwingend nötig, wenn man Sonos an die heimische Anlage andocken möchte. Der etwas spartanisch aufgebaute DAC hat im Vergleich zu gleich teuren Geräten (ich habe 5 probiert) deutliche Schwächen.