Sonos Music Systems: Articles & Videos

Wireless multi-room audio systems

Wireless multi-room audio systems

by Ralph Graves

We provide overviews of wireless multi-room systems from Bluesound, Bose®, Definitive Technology, Denon, Korus, Polk Audio, Samsung, and Sonos, making it easier for you to compare features.

 
Multi-room audio buying guide

Multi-room audio buying guide

by Jim Richardson

How to plan an easy-to-use, great-sounding multi-room audio system that suits your decor and your lifestyle.

 
Video: How to add a Sonos® player to your system

Video: How to add a Sonos® player to your system

by Video Guest

Adding a new Sonos player to your system is easy. We show you how to do it in this short video.

 
Video: Sonos® Play:3 wireless music player

Video: Sonos® Play:3 wireless music player

by Tara W.

Tara had a chance to try out the newest (and smallest) Sonos player, the Play:3. The compact Play:3 lets you enjoy music from the Internet as well as music that's stored on your home computers, and it's perfect for small rooms.

 
Video: Sonos PLAYBAR Sound Bar

Video: Sonos PLAYBAR Sound Bar

by Video Guest

The Sonos PLAYBAR connects to your TV to play movies, TV shows, and sports with vibrant, room-filling sound. But, unlike other sound bars and like all Sonos speakers, it offers wireless access to a world full of music - Pandora®, Spotify®, MOG®, thousands of Internet radio stations, and more.

 
A review of the Sonos Sub

A review of the Sonos Sub

by Tara W.

Add bass to your Sonos system. Sonos just released a wireless subwoofer for their Play:3, Play:5, and Connect:Amp music players and we got to try it out.

 
17-minute Sonos setup

17-minute Sonos setup

by Tara W.

Sonos makes it incredibly easy to listen to a plethora of music in any room of your house wirelessly. To test how easy it'd be for a newbie, we outfitted the home of Rachel, one of our web designers. We gave her Sonos gear for three rooms and timed how long it took her to get everything up and running.

 
Whole Firehouse Audio

Whole Firehouse Audio

by Tara W.

Sonos lets you enjoy a multitude of music content in any room of your house. The system is wireless and setup is incredibly easy. Sonos donated a complete system to one of our local firehouses and we helped them set it up.

 
Video: Whole Firehouse Audio with Sonos®

Video: Whole Firehouse Audio with Sonos®

by Tara W.

Sonos® donated a wireless audio system to our local fire station. The firefighters looked forward to being able to play music from their smart phones as they did their chores, cooked and worked out in the firehouse.

 
Sonos PLAY:5 vs Bowers & Wilkins A7

Sonos PLAY:5 vs Bowers & Wilkins A7

by David Brown

We brought two of our customer favorites, the Sonos PLAY:5 and the Bowers & Wilkins A7 to the Crutchfield Labs for a face-off.

 
Video: Rachel's Sonos Whole-House Music System

Video: Rachel's Sonos Whole-House Music System

by Video Guest

Sonos systems let you tap into music from your personal collection and from the Internet, anywhere in your house. Watch this video to see how one of our employees uses Sonos at her house.

 
Video: Free Sonos App for Android

Video: Free Sonos App for Android

by Video Guest

Shawn, Senior Product Advisor at Crutchfield, was a beta tester for the Sonos Controller App for Android. Shawn tells us how the free app works and how he uses it with his Sonos system.

 
Guide to High-fidelity Computer Audio

Guide to High-fidelity Computer Audio

by Jim Richardson

Learn how to get hi-fi sound from the music on your computer.

 

Streaming Music Services: How Do They Compare?

by Amanda P.

This article compares key features of a number of today's most popular cloud music services.

 
Spotify® vs. Beats Music™

Spotify® vs. Beats Music™

by Jeff Miller

A comparison of two of the most popular streaming music services.

 
10 ways to play your smartphone music out loud

10 ways to play your smartphone music out loud

by Ralph Graves

There's music inside your smartphone, waiting to get out. Here are ten ways you can share it with friends and family, and have it sound great in the process.

 
Sonos and a multi-room amplifer

Sonos and a multi-room amplifer

by Dave Bar

Learn how to incorporate Sonos wireless multi-room audio into a hard-wired system that features in-wall, ceiling, and outdoor speakers.

 
Sonos and Harmony

Sonos and Harmony

by Ralph Graves

The Logitech Harmony Ultimate remote has added Sonos system control. We asked a Sonos owner to give it a real-world test and report the results.