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Sonos PLAY:1

Wireless streaming music speaker (Black)

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If you have a wireless home network and a smartphone, then you're ready to start streaming music in any room in your home. All you're missing is Sonos, the easiest way to create a network of wireless music players throughout your home. Now, it's more affordable than ever to get in on the fun. The compact PLAY:1 offers easy setup, clear sound, and simple placement or wall mounting in almost any spot you'd like to liven up with some tunes.

Sonos PLAY:1 wireless streaming music speaker

A world of music you can fit almost anywhere

If you have a wireless home network and a smartphone, then you're ready to start streaming music in any room in your home. All you're missing is Sonos, the easiest way to create a network of wireless music players throughout your home. Now, it's more affordable than ever to get in on the fun. The compact PLAY:1 offers easy setup, clear sound, and simple placement or wall mounting in almost any spot you'd like to liven up with some tunes.

How much music can you access with the PLAY:1? How about pretty much any music available anywhere? Get Pandora® Internet radio, Spotify®, Apple Music™, Rhapsody®, SiriusXM, and thousands of free Internet radio stations. The compact Sonos PLAY:1 lets you enjoy music from the Internet as well as songs stored on your home computers or portable devices — without filling your room with audio gear. It's perfect for small rooms and cozy corners, and setup is as easy as pushing a button. You can even pair two PLAY:1 speakers and configure them for rich stereo sound.

Expand to any (or every) room

Place Sonos players like the PLAY:1, as well as the larger PLAY:3 and PLAY:5, in every room where you want to listen to music. You can set up the players to work on your existing Wi-Fi® network. Or, you can connect any Sonos speaker to your network router, and Sonos will create its own dedicated wireless network for even better performance. You can also use a BOOST to create this network if you can't place a speaker near your router.

Sonos controllers

The Sonos app gives you easy wireless control

You can use your iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®, or Android™ smartphone or tablet to control any and all Sonos players. A free download turns your smartphone and tablet into a full-fledged Sonos controller. Easily navigate and search through playlists and tracks stored on your computer, or select an Internet radio station. Create customized playlists on the fly for individual rooms or for playback over your entire Sonos system. You can also mute or adjust the volume of each of your players.

Trueplay speaker tuning for optimal sound

If you use your Sonos control app on an iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch®, great news. You can use your iOS® device to fine-tune the PLAY:1 with Sonos's Trueplay feature. It uses the mic built into your device to measure how the sound reflects off your walls and furnishings, and then it adjusts the speaker's settings for the best possible sound. Trueplay works with every PLAY:1, PLAY:3, and PLAY:5 speaker in your system. (Currently for iOS devices only.)

Spotify®, Pandora®, SiriusXM, and more at your fingertips

The Sonos system works seamlessly with a host of streaming music services, including Pandora, Spotify, Deezer, Rhapsody®, TIDAL and more. You also have access to thousands of Internet radio stations from around the world through TuneIn Radio, and terrestrial radio stations through iHeartRadio. If you subscribe to SiriusXM Internet Radio, you can tune into all your favorite programming on any Sonos player in your system.

Play music stored on your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch®

Sonos gives you convenient wireless access to music and podcasts stored in the Music app of your iOS devices, for playback throughout your entire Sonos system. This function works on devices running iOS6 or later (see below for full list of compatible Apple devices). The system even lets you connect a combination of up to 16 PCs, Mac® computers, smartphones, tablets, and digital music storage devices from your home network simultaneously.  

Queue up songs from your iPhone to play in the kitchen while you cook, while your spouse streams a podcast in the den from the family computer, and your children use their tablet to enjoy music from their kid-friendly Pandora station — all at the same time.


Expand your Sonos system

You can have up to 32 Sonos music players in your system, and each one can play an independent selection of individual tracks or playlists. Listen to jazz in the den while your spouse plays rock music in the kitchen, or pump a single playlist of songs throughout the entire house during a party.


Sounds amazing. Love that you can move from room to room. Fills a medium sized kitchen and dining room area with ease. May get a play:5 for living room. Cant imagine how good that will sound!

Anonymous, Denver, IA

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What's in the Box:

  • Network powered speaker
  • 6.5' AC power cord
  • 58" Ethernet cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Important Product Information
  • Installation Guide
  • Sonos brochure

Product Highlights:

  • two built-in amplifiers and two built-in speakers (one midrange driver and one tweeter)
  • Sonos control app
    • free download from iTunes App Store® and GooglePlay
    • compatible with Android™ smartphones, tablets, and Windows® PCs
    • bass, treble, balance, and volume controls
  • Trueplay automatically adjusts Sonos speakers to your room for optimum performance
    • currently works with iOS® devices only
  • plays MP3 and WMA streaming Internet radio stations
  • plays MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, Ogg Vorbis, and WAV files
  • plays personalized Internet radio stations from Pandora®
  • plays songs from subscription streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Rhapsody, TIDAL, and more
  • plays music and podcasts directly from compatible iOS portable devices
    • not compatible with protected AAC files from iTunes®
  • configure two PLAY:1 speakers for stereo playback or use them as rear channels with a PLAYBAR and SUB for 5.1-channel surround sound
  • top-mounted controls for volume, play, pause, skip, and mute
  • compatible with Windows® (XP Service Pack 3 or higher operating system)
  • compatible with Mac® (OS X 10.6 or higher operating system)
  • 1/4" threaded mount for wall placement
  • Ethernet port for connection to a wireless router (cable included)
  • requires AC power (adapter included)
  • 4-3/4"W x 6-3/8"H x 4-3/4"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • requires high-speed Internet connection
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Sonos PLAY:1 Reviews

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257 Reviews

Sonos PLAY:1

Anonymous from Denver, IA on 9/14/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Sounds amazing. Love that you can move from room to room. Fills a medium sized kitchen and dining room area with ease. May get a play:5 for living room. Cant imagine how good that will sound!

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The software went south

Wil from Lenoir City, TN on 9/12/2016

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The product was a 5 star product until Sonos released the 6.4 version of the controllers(apps). The hardware is superior and the software Used to be until the new release. The new software seriously impacted the intuitive and user-friendly queue-based paradigm in favor of a "play now" experience. It has made the use of a queue tedious at best and just about useless for most. Before you make a purchase, go to community portion of the Sonos website, register, and see what most are saying about the new software. It's a bit of a reach to give it 2; it's the hardware that does it.

Pros: Hardware

Cons: Software

Play 1 Black

Felix M from Chicago, IL on 9/11/2016

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I love this speaker I have 4 play1 one in master bedroom one in the kitchen and 2 in my Mancave with a Playbar for a 5.0 sunndersound I'm thing about getting the subwoofer to complete Im surround sound

Pros: Best wireless speakers Grat sound

Cons: Expensive

Sonos Play1,first experience

Arlene M from Brooklyn, NY on 9/4/2016

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Was looking for option for our newly renovated kitchen. Did not want to do in ceiling or wall speakers. Chose Sonos play 1 to be mounted on wall close to ceiling. Great choice for us. Added an outlet near the mount which is hidden by the speaker. Looks great and sounds great! I will now be adding more speakers throughout the house.

Pros: Good sound, works great for our needs.

Cons: App could use some improvements to make it easier to navigate and make play;its, but maybe its just me and my lack of user skills. Speakers a bit pricey for what they deliver.

As good as everyone says

MJR from Malibu, CA on 8/29/2016

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These speakers are as good as everyone has said. I set two of them up to serve as stereo speakers in our kitchen. Setup was extremely easy, the sound is great for the size of speaker, and the app makes playing music painless.

Pros: Ease of use and great sound

Cons: You are largely locking in to the Sonos system - the options to integrate Sonos with existing equipment are not great.

Amazing!

Beth from Richmond, VA on 8/16/2016

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Amazing and the perfect solution to get quality sound unobtrusively. I have two of these set up as L-R stereo in a large open floor plan living/kitchen/dining area. The sound is phenomenal for the size. Set up was a breeze. It isn't my high end component system, but the sound is more than satisfying and easily fills the large area. Actually, it is quite close to the quality of my component system. I had both speakers set up and was streaming within 15 minutes tops. One of the advisors recommended these to me and I'm glad he did. An excellent and affordable choice.

Pros: Quality sound, easy setup, unobtrusive, streams a lot of sources and media, reasonable price, ability to set up as L and R stereo pair

Cons: None. OK, it isn't concert hall quality, but I don't live in a concert hall.

SONOS PLAY 1

Stu from River Edge, NJ on 8/7/2016

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Excellent sound and easy set-up. The set-up with MAC Desktop, IPAD & Iphone took less than 15 minutes.

Pros: Great Sound! Easy quick Set-up.

Cons: None

Sonos PLAY:1

Tom P from Greensboro, NC on 8/2/2016

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Great sound quality--easy to set up

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Great speakers for the price

Matt from Hillsborough, NC on 7/24/2016

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Excellent sound from a pair of these indoors. Cheaper Sonos solution than buying a connect:amp plus speakers, super easy to connect and get going. Not sure that I would try just one of these. Plenty of volume and rich sound indoors but sounded a little small out on my back deck in open environment.

Pros: Awesome connectivity, high quality sound indoors.

Cons: Does not sound as good in outdoor spaces, but not really meant to.

These things are easy

J_S from Los Angeles, CA on 7/12/2016

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There might be better quality speakers, and there might be cheaper options. With Sonos you'll get a good quality sound, but you're paying for the seamless integration and ease of their ecosystem.

Pros: - easy setup - pretty good sound - form factor

Cons: - not supported natively by some integrations. - no aux input cable

Sonos play 1 speakers are great

Jeff R from Virginia Beach, VA on 7/5/2016

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Great speakers. Upgrade from AirPlay with so is boost and 6 play 1 speakers around the house. No more dropped signals and easy interfAce on iPhone. Highly recommended.

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Gret Speaker !

Pablo from Hermosa Beach, CA on 7/4/2016

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For a small speaker like this ....Wow ! good sound, fills the room, easy set up , pretty decent APP , overall a very good choice !

Pros: All good

Cons: none

Songs Play 1 speaker

Charlton from Memphis, TN on 6/30/2016

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This is my third Sonos Play 1 speaker which I got for my birthday, at my request. I am delighted I can now listen to my playlist in the kitchen, porch and grilling area. I grill a lot and move from room to room. The speacker is excellent, full rich sound, not tinny or flat. I have a pair of hard wired speakers on the porch connected to a Denon receiver and CD player but prefer the Sonos.

Pros: Great sound, can use my I-Phone playlists, Pandora or other radio stations. Very versatile. Volume control for each room.

Cons: Can't leaves speachers outside. Wil not play some music from I-tunes without subscribing to I-tunes music because of copyright protections.

Songs Play 1

Lawrence from Bayside, NY on 6/29/2016

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Incredible sound from such a small speaker. Seems like a lot of money for a small single device but it is more than a speaker. Hooks up to wi-fi flawlessly, It is worth every penny and service from Crutchfield is second to none, as always!

Pros: Sound, Sound, Sound, ease of operation, flawless connection.

Cons: Expensive-But you get what you pay for.

Rock solid

Anonymous from Washington, DC on 6/29/2016

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Outstanding little espeaker with broad range of response. But the best thing about Sonos is the app and then network. No problems. The app provides a graphic equalizer with sets it apart from Play-Fi. It is completely superior to that system. I traded in a Play -Fi system for the Sonos and have absolutely no regrets.

Pros: Reliability. Ease of use.

Cons: Not cheap

Great Sounding speaker!

Devendra from Grand Rapids, MI on 6/27/2016

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Great sounding speaker with some contraints listed in the cons!

Pros: - Nice design. - Excellent built quality. - Crisp sound.

Cons: - Does not work with 5 Ghz Wi Fi - No 3.5 mm support. - You have to use Sonos app to stream to the speaker.

AMAZING!!!

James from Redondo Beach, CA on 6/27/2016

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The Sonus system is everything I could ask for in a home sound solution. I can wirelessly send audio throughout my home; no wires, no effort to install and I can play in any and all room through my cell phone. It's the best. The Play 1 sounds great and is small enough to place almost anywhere.

Pros: small size; great sound; easy installation

Cons: None

Sonus Play 1

Tom from Pensacola, FL on 6/20/2016

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The Sonus system is everything I could ask for in a home sound solution. I can wirelessly send audio throughout my home; no wires, no effort to install and I can play in any and all room through my cell phone. It's the best. The Play 1 sounds great and is small enough to place almost anywhere.

Pros: small size; great sound; easy installation

Cons: none

Love Sonos!

HB from Woodland Hills, CA on 6/16/2016

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The Play:1 is compact and easily portable so I can use it for surround sound in one room and then take it into another to use as bookshelf speakers. Will probably add a play:3 or play:5 so I don't have to move the play:1s around since sound quality is so nice.

Pros: Portability, price when Sonos running rebate special, great sound quality

Cons: None

Sonos PLAY:1

Gert from Los Angeles, CA on 6/13/2016

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Great sound quality, easy to install and easy to use from the pc and iphone...it is fully integrated

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Sonos Play:1 - GREAT System and easy to run

HHS from Pompano Beach, FL on 6/13/2016

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Play 1 has excellent sound quality and is easy to set up. My system consists of a Sonos Connect (so I can play CDs and other items through my home stereo receiver into the Sonos system and similarly play Sonos items through my stereo speakers), Play1 and Play 3 speakers. Sonos and Crutchfield both supply excellent technical support with knowledgeable representatives. The system can be controlled from my pc, smartphone(s) and Ipads --- really easy to use once you understand the basics.

Pros: Excellent Sound quality, Broad access to internet radio stations, good technical support

Cons: Very pricey speakers and other system components.

Nice Sound From Small Device

normka from Owego, NY on 6/13/2016

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The Play 1 speaker gives a very nice sound for a small speaker. It is easy to use once it is set up. Setting it up was easy except for getting iTunes to work. I plan to buy a second unit.

Pros: Easy to set up for internet streaming services such as Pandora and Amazon Nice sound

Cons: Setting up iTunes not particularly easy; it set my computer so that it never sleeps. Doesn't have bluetooth option or mp3 input so that you could listen to sound over speakers while watching a show on your mobile device. Spotify (free) doesn't work with Sonos. You must be a paying member. That's probably fair.

Phenomenal

Glen Unger from New York, NY on 6/7/2016

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I have to say that I keep expanding my Sonos system throughout the house and it only gets better. It is easy to use and the sound is flawless. It helps that the speakers are aesthetically pleasing as well. I highly recommend the system and believe you will be very satisfied.

Pros: Simple set up. Ease of use.

Cons: The Sonos Application is not as good as iTunes when it comes to playing music and a lot of the artwork does not show up

Sonos play 1

Anonymous from Abilene, TX on 6/6/2016

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My fifth addition to my sonos system! Loving the versatility of sonos.

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I'll Buy More Sonos Speakers

John R. from Spotsylvania, VA on 6/2/2016

I just dumped my clunky 30-year-old stereo gear, and I was seeking high-quality, user-friendly replacement equipment. Friends recommended Sonos highly, so I bought the Sound 1 and Sonos boost to give it a try and learn the system before investing more extensively. I am delighted. The App downloaded easily to both my PC and IPhone, and I could use it readily relying on intuition. For a speaker its size, output of the Sonos 1 is incredible. I anticipated the advangages of wireless with no amp, but it is even better than I expected. I will be getting more Sonos equipment.

Pros: It is a compact, easily operated, simple system offering great flexibility and tremendous sound.

Cons: I was a little apprehensive about the price, but you get what you pay for.

Sonos Play:1

Marc from Wimauma, FL on 5/25/2016

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I am very happy with our Sonos speaker. It sounds great and it is easy to control trough our iPhone. We made one call to Sonos support when we set it up and there was no wait and we had an excellent tech who helped us.

Pros: Looks nice. Sounds great.

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Sonos PLAY:1

colorado guy from Arlington, VA on 5/23/2016

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meets and exceeds expectations. Set up a breeze

Pros: great sound and easy to expand

Cons: zippo

Triple Incredible

rermkt from New York, NY on 5/19/2016

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First - Incredible sound, especially from a speaker with such a small footprint. Second - incredible product overall. Third - incredibly easy to set- up ... Even I was able to do it with to help whatsoever.

Pros: Sound, easy to set- up and basic use.

Cons: Deciding what was best for my purpose ... Play 1 or 3, but Crutchfield helped me make the right decision.

Great value

Tom W from Jackson Heights, NY on 5/13/2016

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I bought these to replace a Bowers & Wilkins A5 AirPlay speaker for my living room. For the price per pair, the Play:1 offers much better sound (set as a stereo pair) for less money. What's more, the Sonos network is far more stable than my AirPlay connection to the A5 ever was. It starts streaming as soon as I hit the play button. Setup and tuning were simple and quick, though it did take a while to map my iTunes music library on the desktop software.

Pros: Good value, great sound, easy setup

Cons: Better as a pair

Beautiful Sound, Convenient Placement, Easy Set-up

Chris from Punta Gorda, FL on 5/8/2016

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I first heard a Sonos Play 1 at my daughter's home...wondered where the great music was coming from. She showed me her Sonos Play 1 speaker and her iPhone, explaining that she could control all aspects of the speaker from her phone or from her iPad. Such great sound was coming from that little speaker perched on the top of a bookcase; it would have strained credibility had I not seen and heard it for myself. Since I almost constantly listen to music from my iPhone, I was excited about the proposition of hearing such good sound quality with a small, easy-to-install speaker. I bought a Sonos as soon as I got home and had it set up within 10 minutes--including reading directions. Even though the physical setting is different in my home than it was in my daughter's, the speaker sounds just as good. For a person who needs to be surrounded with music, the Sonos Play1 seems almost too good to be true.

Pros: *Rich sound *Easy set-up *Will fit in many spots in a home because it is amazingly small for such great sound

Cons: I hate to turn it off so that my husband can watch television...compromise, compromise, compromise...

Great Speaker, Terrible Interface

Juliet from Studio City, CA on 5/7/2016

I am truly floored by the high ratings this unit gets. I cannot imagine I'm the only person to dislike this unit. I've been using my Sonos Play for about a year now. While the sound is rich and full, I am giving up on it because of its unfriendly, unintuitive interface. I listen to a lot of podcasts. First, you must play all files through the proprietary Sonos app, which only recognizes files that are downloaded to your device, no streaming content. It does not speak to your other apps, such as iTunes, etc, so I am constantly frustrated with the unit. As a podcast updates over the course of its life, the Sonos unit perceives the podcast as a totally different entity or "artist" with each update. So, you will have several of the same icons that will each have different files within. Unlike iTunes, there is no access to the music/podcast from your phone while it is in locked mode. You must unlock your phone, and go to the app to pause, stop, fast-forward or rewind. There is also no option to ff or rewind by 15 second intervals, so if you miss something and want to go back doing so is very sloppy. On some files, the app does not recognize the progression of the play at all, so there is no going back or forward at all. Also, in addition to my iPhone 6+, which is what I usually use, I have an old iPad. The old device cannot interact with the Sonos at all. That's not a big deal, but it just adds to the list of annoying features of the unit. I am done!

Pros: Sounds great. Nice looking unit.

Cons: Proprietary interface is terrible.

Crutchfield response on May 9, 2016 Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.

Great speakers

Native Son from Charlottesville, VA on 4/23/2016

My previous sound system died. I was used to the ease of controlling the system from a tablet so after doing some research online, I settled on the Sonos Play series speaker. However, I did not know which model, the 1, the 3, or the 5, would best work for me. I visited the Crutchfield retail store in Charlottesville where I was helped by the knowledgeable and very helpful, Mark. After I explained my room dimensions he recommended that I purchase two Play 1's which would provide stereo separation in my 20x20 room. I purchased the two Play 1's at Crutchfield and took them home where the ease of setup was noteworthy. I am using an Ipad Mini to control the speakers with the Sonos app. Not only is the sound amazing but the interface on the app is amazingly easy to use. I have all of my Pandora stations plus Radio Paradise as well as my favorite radio stations on the app. I highly recommend the speakers as the sound quality is off the charts. And, Crutchfield's prices are competitive with Amazon so wouldn't you rather support a small, locally-owned company than the behemoth Amazon? The service and customer support at Crutchfield at without peer.

Pros: 1. Ease of setup 2. Versatility of music and radio offerings through the Sonos app 3. The sound quality is amazing.

Cons: None

Songs Play 1

M. C. from Parkville, MD on 4/21/2016

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Heavy duty little speaker. Great sound quality for the size. Easy set-up.

Pros: Sound quality for it's size. Ease of set-up.

Cons: Not very portable. No battery option.

The best

David from NYC on 4/18/2016

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It is almost unbelievable to see this little speaker and then, to hear the richness of the sound it produces. Amazing. The setup is extremely easy and the Sonos application is a marvel. We have the speakers in the two places we own and the application immediately recognizes where we landed and connects to the speakers seamlessly.

Pros: Rich sound, easy set up, great application, multi-room and multi-home capable

Cons: None

Amazing Sonos Speaker

LaurenB from Huntington, NY on 4/4/2016

Crutchfield does not disappoint! They had the very best price on the Sonos Play 1 and I had been itching to add to my system with a bathroom speaker. Took literally 10 seconds to connect it, and another 10 to add it to my group. Bam, music! Sounds rich and wonderful. I plan to buy a play 3 for my bedroom as soon as I can get a great deal, Sonos is the BEST

Pros: small easy to install and use sounds great

Cons: cost is high

Small speaker with great sound

Stephanie from Los Angeles, CA on 3/30/2016

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Fills my large kitchen with great sound. Very easy to set up. Any problems and Sonos is extremely helpful.

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Sonos Excellence

Steve from Richmond, VA on 3/28/2016

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I was thinking of installing an expensive, whole house, sound system until I spoke with customer service at Crutchfield. He correctly suggested the Sonos Play 1 or Play 3 to satisfy my needs. He was right. I initially purchased 2 and a week later, because it was so easy to set up and such great sound that I ordered a 3rd Play 1 for a 3rd room. I love the ease of setting up and running the system and the sound quality and volume is perfect for our house.

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SONOS PLAY:1

Rustyiron from pittsburgh, PA on 3/24/2016

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Big sound from small speaker. Easily portable.

Pros: Easy SONOS app setup. Easily portable. Great SONOS feature for all speakers is the ability to group/ungroup multiple speakers. Very Cool stuff!

Cons: None

Great Product

Steve from charlottesville, VA on 3/20/2016

This is one of my best purchases in the last decade. The sound quality is great and the installation couldn't be easier. The control software from Sonos is very well done, making it easy to move speakers to new locations and re-grouping. You have total control over the speakers from any computer and most mobile devices. I did find that there was no software for my Windows phone but I have several different tablets and software was available for them.

Pros: Excellent product and easy installation

Cons: No software available for Windows phone

Sonos PLAY:1

Mark P from Bellingham, WA on 2/25/2016

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Big sound in a small package.

Pros: Arrived when promised, easy set up, sounds great in my office.

Cons: The power cord. A cordless option would be awesome!

Sonos PLAY

Sandys' from bronx, NY on 2/18/2016

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Great Sound, Easy Set Up, Quick Delivery Only wish Sonos 1 had auxiliary outlet

Pros: Great Sound,Easy Set UP, Quick Delivery Crutchfield is always consistently excellent in their Customer Service

Cons: Would like a Auxiliary outlet on Sonos1

Sonos 2rm Starter Set

Curtis D from bellingham, WA on 2/10/2016

Fantastic, especially for a wireless product that is ~3"x 5.5" Wonderful Sound & very easy to use. Controls are very intuitive.

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Great afer a few modifications

Dave from juneau, AK on 2/9/2016

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Speakers sound great for their size. Was able to get operational in a commercial setting by disabling the WIFI in the speaker so it did not broadcast as it would create issues in our facility with the existing WIFI running on 2.4 Ghz. Each speaker is plugged into Ethernet and works like a charm. Now the speakers don't compete with other WIFI uses in the building and to control the speakers requires one to be plugged into our network, which is pretty rare as most use phones w/in our facility.

Pros: Great sounding, amount of online music sources, speaker mount in back, style

Cons: Would be nice if from PC could talk over the speakers for announcements. Not a con so much as a great feature.

SONOS Play 1

Dan W from waynesboro, VA on 2/6/2016

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This is our 2nd. SONOS Play 1 and it was very easy to hook up in our upstairs loft. We love the quality of the sound and the variety of music and other stations we are able to get.

Pros: Came fast Easy to set up Just what we wanted

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Sonos System

Fred from cary, NC on 2/3/2016

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I have been looking for this kind of system for years. Now that I have it I am fully satisfied. You can have music in every room just plug in your speaker. You can control your system both from your computer or your smartphone. Really cool.

Pros: Easy to install and versatile.

Cons: Hi cost but worth every penny.

Sonos Play 1

Matthew from howell, MI on 2/1/2016

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Sonos has impressed me again. This was the 4th Sonos product I have purchased. I bought this Play 1 for our fitness room. Perfect sound for the space it is in. Easy to set up. The unit is quite portable, so If we want to move it outside during get togethers, its perfect. Thank you again Crutchfield for all your helpful reviews! I recommend this play 1 for everyone

Pros: Small, Great sound, more affordable than other sonos units

Cons: Still pricey (all sonos are)

Great Sounding Speakers

Richard from buffalo, NY on 1/30/2016

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Sonos play 1 are small in size but they are big in sound. The clarity sound at higher volumes is amazing (highs and mids) , with nice crisp bass.Great job Sonos!

Pros: Great sound in a small package , Very easy set up, Not an eye sore in a room,

Cons: Only con is speakers need a power cord! Wish these can have a battery pack for hanging on walls and/or better portability around the house. I was gonna mount on my walls but looking/thinking of a power cord running down my wall was very discouraging. Have on a corner table and it's perfect and power cord is hidden.

Sonos Play: 1 review

Mike from Chandler, AZ on 1/17/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great sound in a small package

Pros: Small but with a great sound. It fills up the room.

Cons: Price

Sonos

LP from New Hampshire on 1/10/2016

Love the ease of connectivity, clarity, and quality. Will definitely continue to expand my system.

Pros: Size, sound ratio. Ease of set up. Simple to use.

Cons: Wish they could be chargeable

Great little speaker

Linh from Maryland on 1/5/2016

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This is a very nice wireless speaker option. It fits a niche use for us in that we want compact and least amount of wires. A Chromecast Audio would have been great... if there were single speaker options like this (LG's current H3 is not worth it IMO given it's close to the same price). It sounds pretty good, as we live in a townhouse so just wanted something easy to use as well. Software could be more friendly IMO. I had 0 problems, but find their Android App isn't always obvious. Queue list has no indication of how to get out of it. Yes, you'd try back eventually, but there's no indication you're in a subpage of some sort (I have this same issue with Play Music actually). My biggest issue is cost for sound. It's on the a little too high for what you get. Part of this is the whole house experience, and that is pretty damn nice (even for just 2 speakers). But I feel that tide is about to change. Frankly, if there was a good Chromecast Audio solution, I'd go there. But there wasn't. And I didn't want to wait. If you can deal with larger bookshelf speakers and some extra wires, I would go there in a heartbeat now. But Sonos still has the multi room experience down pretty good. If that's a big factor now, this is the way to go.

Pros: Nice multi room setup. Sounded better than expected. compact and clean

Cons: Expensive, despite sounding better than expected. No true universal Google Cast option (it only works on Android, not iOS, and I don't think it's actually Google Cast)

Great quality and sound

BRead from Texas on 1/1/2016

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I have 8 of these speakers around my condo. Awesome sound in a small package. Incredible system overall

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Sonos System is Great!

rfulm from Florida on 12/30/2015

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I already own two Play 1's and 2 Sonos Connects. I bought this latest one as a gift for my daughter. She loves it! It was easy for her to get set up and playing her favorite radio station.

Pros: Compact, easy setup, great sound from small speaker

Cons:

A good place to start

Melanie from Virginia on 12/30/2015

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Having fallen in love with my Sonos Connect, I purchased the Sonos Play for my mother as a Christmas gift. She listens to music while in her sewing room, and isn't as preoccupied with sound quality as I am. Play 1 is a small speaker that is surprisingly powerful and as easy to set up as other Sonos devices. It lacks a subwoofer, which means that fans of an emphatic low end (or those accustomed to a stereo system with a powered subwoofer) should start with one of the more expensive Play speakers.

Pros: Ease of set up Compact but powerful A comparatively inexpensive starting point for those new to networked speakers

Cons: Weak bass

Great sound, worth the money

Anne from California on 12/12/2015

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This is a situation of you really have to hear it to believe it. Lucky for me both of my siblings are Sonos loyalist, so I've had the opportunity to experience a full house system as well as a situational system (2 rooms). I purchased the Play 1 for my office. I appreciate the flexibility of this wireless product and feel the quality is exceptional.

Pros: Quality sound. Easy set-up and placement.

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Sonos system is awesome!

Lisa from Oakland, California on 11/22/2015

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I love my Sonos! Super easy to set up and operate, fab sound, great to be able to play from my iPhone or daughter's, love playing from my iTunes, Pandora, radio. Only problem: what do I do with all of these old CDs taking up spans on my shelves?

Pros: Ease of use, great sound

Cons: Addictive- I want one for every room!

Great sound!

Stormy from Oklahoma on 10/25/2015

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Very easy to get hooked up and sound is amazing especially for such a small unit. Thoroughly impressed. Had hoped to have both Sonos sound and my computer speakers but at least at this point, Sonos takes over but that's OK! Might need to buy a second unit for the computer room.

Pros: Size, shape

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Great product

Jack from Houston, Texas on 10/4/2015

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Small speaker puts on surprisingly good sound for its size. It's small and fits nicely on our bathroom counter. Sonos is great. We got the white one, looks great in our bathroom with white countertops.

Pros: 1) Surprisingly good sound for its size. 2) Easy to find a good spot for it since its smaller compared to its more expensive sisters. 3) The cheapest of the Sonos speakers.

Cons: 1) Not cheap but well worth it.

Great sound for small speaker

Chris S. from Nevada on 9/28/2015

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Sonos made a great first impression on me with the Play1. Very easy to set up and use. The sound is good for its size.

Pros: Size Ease of use

Cons: Not compatible with all music services

Fantastic compact speaker.

JTobar from Florida on 9/22/2015

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Fantastic compact speaker,exceptionally well-made.

Pros: Great sound.

Cons: None

Welcome addition

Juanito from Georgia on 9/14/2015

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These wonderful speakers round out my surround system. I started with the Playbar and now have two Play. Ones for surround. Saving my money for the Subwoofer. Simple setup.

Pros: Well integrated and easy to set up. I love all of the stations and my SiriismXM auto subscription works with it as well

Cons: Pricey

Fine TV

Anonymous from Virginia on 9/11/2015

We have only had the TV for a short time, so I don't have a lot to say. It was really easy to get everything set up.

Pros: Easy set-up

Cons:

sonos playone

ed from Texas on 9/10/2015

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Works great. Easy setup. Not as much "sound" as a play 5 but good for a room

Pros: good sound, easy setup

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sonos

GARY from Hawaii on 9/7/2015

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Arrived before eta. Works great!

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Great, but I wish it didn't rely on the app

David from Kentucky on 8/31/2015

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Great sound! I thought I had a good idea of how Sonos worked before I bought the two PLAY:1s we have at our house. We love that we can put them in different rooms, play different things on each one, and adjust it all through our phones. The actual Sonos app is relatively easy to use - it's intuitive, and once you get everything set up, it works great. Having to reply on the app, however, is a negative. I wish that it would just connect to my phone and play whatever I select. (This would mean that I couldn't listen to music and take a phone call at the same time, but I'm willing to sacrifice that) If it operated more like a regular bluetooth/wifi speaker, I wouldn't have to reset all of my music preferences and settings. Two quick examples - you can use Spotify through your Sonos, but because it connects to Spotify as it's own device, none of your personalization is available in the Sonos app. That means none of your Spotify playlists or created radio stations. (In fact the "start a station based on that song" feature isn't available in Sonos) So you have to recreate everything you already have. Sonos has it's own level of music security built into its app so you can't play pirated material (I'm a huge fan of that), BUT it won't trust your other devices - many of the albums that I have purchased hard copies of and then downloaded to my device will not play through Sonos. Again ,both of these issues would be solved if it didn't have such a "fancy" app and operating system.

Pros: Fantastic sound Multiple sources of sound in different locations Ability to play different things in different rooms Easy and intuitive control

Cons: Sonos app restricts available content & features

Great speaker!

Chris from Georgia on 8/26/2015

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Great sound from a small package! Easy to set up, great customer support, and great music choices through the app.

Pros: Sound, size, app.

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Best speaker system you can purchase.

JimH from Florida on 8/11/2015

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The Sonos speakers are easiest to set up and then within a few minutes you are enjoying beautiful clear music.

Pros: Easy of set up and tech support offered by Crutchfield and Sonos cannot be touched. They are superb.

Cons: A bit pricey but worth the money.

Sonos Play 1

DerickR from Northern NJ on 8/10/2015

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First Sonos speaker was looking for the flexibility of a wireless speaker and the Play one has exceeded my expectations. Good quality sound form such a small speaker. Installed one speaker, super easy the app walks you right through installation, to listen to the sound quality and play with location. About a week later installed second speaker, again super easy app walked me right through installation. I was able to adjust the volumes of each speaker through the app and now have them grouped together. The ease of installation and sound quality has me seriously thinking about a play bar and sub.

Pros: Ease of installation, Great app, Good sound Quality Speaker blend easily into decor.

Cons: none

Sonos play 1

April from Pennsylvania on 8/8/2015

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I am very happy with the Sonos Play 1. I have been wanting to listen to my music everywhere I go. That's what I love about it. It goes where I go! Great sound, nice in appearance, good range(hearing it from a distance) makes this a great choice for me! I will be adding more eventually so I don't have to unplug and move it every time.

Pros: Great appearance, great sound, can move it anywhere where there is a plug.

Cons: I wish, I wish we didn't need the plug; and I wish I wish Sonos had a weather proof outdoor speaker! Someday soon I hope ! :)

Sounds great and love the portability!

Jason B from Tennessee on 7/18/2015

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I am impressed with the sound that these speakers produce solo. They sound even better when you pair them up and put them into stereo mode. I wanted some outdoor tunes and these speakers are perfect for that! I only wish there was an outdoor weather-resistent model - come on Sonos! Being tethered to the wall by a power cord is a drag - I wish there was a rechargeable/battery option. The Sonos controller app is pretty robust but it could be improved. I do like the speakers and would definitely recommend them.

Pros: Sound; Multiple modes (solo, groups, stereo); Portability; Physical play/stop and volume buttons; Easy setup

Cons: Power cord (rechargeable option would be sweet!); Lack of Amazon Prime Music integration (only regular Amazon Music)

Solid Performance

Alan from Tennessee on 7/14/2015

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The Play 1 is a great addition to my Playbar. Its has a nice well built heft and it blends in nicely with the decor. It certainly has plenty of output and I prefer 2 Play 1's to one Play 5. Very easy to setup!

Pros: setup, Integration and design

Cons: I wish there was one other input option such as 3.5mm or Bluetooth

Great system and product

Chris from Atlanta on 7/5/2015

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Really easy to setup and has good sound. I'm not a super high end audiophile so I can't say if these sound comparable to high end speakers, but to me as a general listener they sound great. I have a couple in my living room, a couple on my deck, and one in my bedroom.

Pros: Easy to setup, sound good

Cons: App to control them isn't the best. While grouping speakers is easy, if you want to add a speaker to a group after you already started listening you have to stop the current song playing and then restart the music.

Easy to love

Can'tSitStill from New York on 6/22/2015

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Easy to set up, easy to use, and great sound. What more can you ask for?

Pros: Small, good sound, easy to use.

Cons: A bit pricey...

Just works

C from Ohio on 6/14/2015

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I already own a Play5 and am pleased with this model as well. Definitely recommend for the price, sound is great and fills up our whole basement.

Pros: Wifi is WAY better than bluetooth for music streaming

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Great Speaker

Derryman from NY on 6/1/2015

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Got this speaker to use by the pool and I am more than happy with its performance. Its a great speaker and I would recommend it to anyone who's thinking about buying one.

Pros: Its all good

Cons: None so far

Love this speaker

Mike from Illinois on 5/29/2015

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Use it throughout the house - kitchen, bedrooms, office. Takes up very little shelf space, has a deep, rich sound. I will add more as needed.

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Play 1 in combination with playbar

Anonymous from Illinois on 5/26/2015

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Let me tell you these little speakers sound well. These are heavy and were wall mounted without issues. I am using these as a surround sound to complement playbar. The surround sound is awesome. Wireless is advantage and i have no issues with any delays etc. I recommend it.

Pros: good sound high volumes nice bass easyly added to make surround sound

Cons: pricy no input

nice little speaker

Mark from Wash DC on 5/24/2015

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A nice sounding little speaker that's wireless to boot.

Pros: Nice balanced sound, wireless connected!

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Excellent

Lou from California on 5/21/2015

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I've owned all their speakers, all are great but the Play 1 is actually the most surprising given it's size. They can absolutely hold their own and will fill a medium room no problem.

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A pair of Play:1's

Dtownboys from Pennsylvania on 5/18/2015

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I added two Play:1's to my sound bar and sub to create surround sound. It sounds fabulous. I really like it. I was concerned that the Play:1 might not be pwerful enough but these little guys are serious speakers. I have taken them out on my back deck and used the pair of Play:1's as my only speakers and they sound great.

Pros: Lots of sound. Good powerful speakers.

Cons: It's a bit of a pain to divorce them from my surround sound set-up and move them outside. Then I have to reconfigure which can be done but it takes a few minutes and is just harder than it needs to be.

Great Final Touch

jbbrown from Florida on 5/17/2015

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I already had the PlayBar, PlaySub and two Play 3's. I had the Bar and Sub set up as a 2.1 sound system for my TV however, I knew I needed to go for the full 5.1 solution and the Play 3's were being used in other rooms..so, I wanted the Play 1's to complete the configuration. They did the job and then some, from an outstanding surround sound for video, using the Sonos app I can switch to beautiful sound with Pandora or other apps. The Play 1"s were icing on the Sonos sound cake at our home. I am pleased with the system in every conceivable way...oh and by the way, Crutchfield is a great place to buy Sonos products very fast delivery, no sales tax and technical assistance every step of the way.

Pros: See review

Cons: None

Great for small room

Robb from California on 5/17/2015

Replaced a Sony radio with crappy reception and sound in our master bathroom with Sonos 1. The difference was absolutely staggering! I know have Sonos in 5 rooms on on 2 decks. I never touch my expensive home media system now. I even pull in African music from a station in Marseilles France, and a Gaelic program from Ireland readily switching between them and my several local NPR stations and the various BBC stations..

Pros: Central as well as local control.

Cons: You can't fault the Sonos system. They aren't cheap as other reviewers point out - but quality per $ beats everything out there.

Crisp sound in the bathroom

Chris P from Massachusetts on 5/17/2015

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Great clear sound. Decent bass sound from a small speaker. Nice compliment to the other Sonos speakers in the house.

Pros: Small, good sound.

Cons: Expensive

Can only use Sonos App to Play Audio

My Bad from California on 5/14/2015

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Sound was Awesome! Wish I could have kept it... but had to return because I didn't do my homework. Here's Cliffs Notes for those like me: --Does not work like a traditional speaker, so it will not play audio from online or other non-sonos app compatible sources. --You can get the functionality above using "Line In" if you buy a Play 5 or add a Sonos Connect. --Rare, but you may have trouble with firewall/port permissions you have set. So really mostly my fault for not doing more research.

Pros: Sound

Cons: Limited audio sources if you are not planning on buying a Sonos Connect or Play 5 or find another way around the "Line In" issue.

Sonos speaker

Erik from Farmington on 5/14/2015

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These speakers are awesome did not expect these speakers were loud and crisp

Pros: wireless connection and the controlling app. is good

Cons: does not use blue tooth to play

PLAY 1 - AWESOME!

Anonymous from Virginia on 5/14/2015

We continue to be impressed by this speaker. Great sound for the price. My husband couldn't believe it worked as well as he did (and he's a picky music guy!)

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Impressive little speaker

Cam from Boston, ma on 5/10/2015

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This little guy provides impressive sound quality especially when paired with another play 1 in stereo mode. So far I have two play 1s and the sub in the same room and they sound incredible. Even though Sonos is a hard pill to swallow as far as price is concerned, its worth it.

Pros: Sound quality Ease of use

Cons: Price

Sonos Play 1

Karl from Ohio on 5/6/2015

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Great set of speakers. Good sound, no wires, versatile and set up took less than 5 minutes

Pros: Convenience and sound

Cons: None so far

Sonos PLAY:1

Jim from Noblesville, IN on 5/4/2015

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Love it! It's small enough to move to wherever I am. Wether I'm working in the garage or in back on the deck, it provides incredible sound.

Pros: Crisp sound, portability

Cons: Maybe a longer cord, but I'm nit picking.

Pair them!

John from Staten Island, ny on 4/25/2015

Awesome little speakers, nice for their size. You get the most out of them when you stereo pair them. Have a large living room, dining room combo. Have 2 on my 2 end tables and a play 5 across on the opposite end in the center. Sounds awesome

Pros: Little speaker delivering nice sound for the size

Cons: None

Great sound

Bill from Tennessee on 4/19/2015

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Can't say enough good things about Sonos. I link to Spotify and have a world of the best sounding music.

Pros: Superior sound quality, ease of use

Cons: None

SONOS Play 1

PD from New Jersey on 4/14/2015

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Wonderful sound for a unit that takes up almost no space. I have 5 SONOS units in the house, and they provide for seamless listening from room to room.

Pros: Totally reliable, no downtime.

Cons: None

Great Little Speaker

Lee from Kansas on 4/12/2015

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Great sound and quality for one room.

Pros: Outstanding quality and sound for a little guy.

Cons: none

Good product if your expectations aren't unreasonably high

RickW from Louisiana on 4/5/2015

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This speaker is easy to connect, unobtrusive, and sounds pretty good as long as it's close to you. For example, if you position it on your desk or nightstand, you should be pretty satisfied with its sound. If you put it in a large room and aren't close to it, however, its sound will disappoint. While I might be belaboring the obvious, I believe it's still worth noting. The separation between bass and treble is pretty impressive.

Pros: Small footprint Easy setup Good separation

Cons: For "intimate" listening

Great sound, easy to set up

Westie from Maryland on 4/4/2015

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This was my first Sonos purchase and I'm hooked! Great sound and so easy to set up. Having so much fun with it - I am ordering my second Play 1! I can't wait to have speakers in several rooms!

Pros: Great sound from such a small speaker; easy to set up.

Cons:

Sonos PLAY:1

JosephN from New York on 3/29/2015

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The product's performance is great, no complains, thus far. However, there appears to be no way to turn it off (i.e., it's always in wait mode, thus using power)

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Love it!

Jennie from California on 3/29/2015

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This product was very easy to set up and the sound was great. I wanted to be able to access my iTunes library from a mobile device in my home and was using a portable bluetooth speaker before purchasing the Sonos Play 1.

Pros: Easy to set up. Great sound. Fits my needs. Thinking about adding more Sonos products and recommending to friends and family.

Cons: Could not access via wireless one time due to poor wireless reception in my home. I need to learn more about the Sonos products to enhance my reception.

Best of all sonos products

Anonymous from Lexington ky on 3/22/2015

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I have two play 1s, a play 3, and a playbar. Do not over think this one. This is sonos best product. Just buy it. I like all my sonos products, but love the play 1s.

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Great little,speaker

jclaymcd from MO on 3/18/2015

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The only down side is that this one speaker is so great we'll be buying at least one more.

Pros: sound, convenience, ease of setup

Cons: none

Beautiful Music

John C. from Arizona on 3/9/2015

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We added this extra speaker to our Sonos system and it is a great addition which allows for beautiful music to be heard throughout our home.

Pros: Simple to set up. Great speakers. Beautifully manufactured and artistic to look at.

Cons: NONE

Sonos PLAY:1

Dave from the Washington, DC Area on 2/28/2015

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Excellent. like flexibility

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Simply fantastic!

L. Cruz from Charlottesville, VA on 2/22/2015

The Sonos Play 1 is fantastic little system. It was remarkably easy to set up on all the devices on my network (two phones, a laptop and a tablet). The single speaker is enough to fill my whole apartment (about 700 square feet) with my favorite music. It should be said that the mobile and computer software are not seamless. Things that are easily accessible on the mobile version are hidden behind menus on the computer (setting up internet radio broadcast) and vice versa. I will also make it plain that you can only access music remotely from active devices. By this I mean that your laptop needs to be on in order to access it and play it via a mobile device. I am looking to make a workaround for this by placing my music library onto a networked hard drive so that my computer doesnt need to be on all the time.

Pros: Easy to set up. Clean, clear sound.

Cons: Software not seamless.

Sonos Play 1

JohnS from North Carolina on 2/11/2015

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Cool product, easy to set up, this is the 2nd one I bought, use it in my wood shop

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Sonos Play 1

James P from Loudon, TN on 2/7/2015

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This is my 4th Sonos Play 1. Very good music sound for its size. Need I say more.

Pros: Very good sound, easy to hook up, anyone can install it. Small, but big sound. A joy to turn on and off,adjust volume,and select music from my IPad or iPhone.

Cons: Can't think of any.

Great, Not Perfect

Davidin from SF California on 2/2/2015

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Great sound in a compact package. Enjoying it a lot

Pros: Great sound Beautiful design Nice sound Integrates perfectly with the rest of my Sonos

Cons: On the high-price side (right price would be lower) Lack of alternative inputs like bluetooth or AirPlay (directly without a Bridge). I realize this is Sonos' overall strategy and for music systems makes sense. However, for those small shelf ones, it is very difficult to output directly from my mac. I have to rely on my older Jambox to do that, not ideal.

Play 1

drmojo from NY on 2/1/2015

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Added to growing Sonos system. Using in smaller room. Sound is full with decent base for a small speaker. We have Play 5's also but for next medium sized room we will go with 2 paired Play 1's

Pros: Plug and play. Big sound and small size for smaller spaces.

Cons: For what it is designed for and at this price I cant see any negatives.

The BEST of it's type

PC Music Radio from New York on 1/28/2015

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This unit is, by far, the most impressive speaker of it's type that I have ever used. It is simple to set up. It connects immediately, and the choices of music services is impressive. I used my Android phone to set it up and control it. The audio is amazing. Believe me, it puts that other famous B--- name to shame. I would not hesitate to recommend this Sonus to everyone

Pros: Excellent audio, simple and quick set up, full selection of music services.

Cons: None

Excellent speaker and system

Mitch from San Antonio TX on 1/25/2015

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This speaker has amazing sound for such a small speaker and it was extrmemly easy to add to my existing system, even if this is your first Sonos speaker the initial system setup is super easy and quick. These speakers are addicting, once you buy one, you won't be able to stop!

Pros: Easy to use, great sound, very simple setup when adding to a current system or setting up as new system

Cons: None.

Sonos 1 Five star

BOB from Massachusetts on 1/22/2015

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Perfect for the kitchen as a pair or in the small office; wonderful full sound

Pros: Small, attractive; easy to mount on wall or stand on shelf; great sound with no wires and easy to control from computer or i-Pad.

Cons: negligible

Wow

Bill from Maryland on 1/12/2015

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After wrestling for two years with Airplay's connectivity issues we decided to try SONOS. Wow, I was very surprised at the quality and robust sound of the PLAY 1. They are worth the $200 price point. Surprisingly the PLAY 1 has the umpf of our retired Pioneer A4s and sounded so much better than the Home iW3s we had around the house. SONOS marketing really doesn't give adequate props to how good these sound. The SONOS interface is just spectacular - I did not think I'd see much value in the flexibility of being able to play different sources in different rooms, but we do use that feature. It really is spectacular and well executed.

Pros: Great sound Surprising clean volume w NO dropouts Excellent detail in construction Elegant software interface Easy to set up

Cons: Expensive, but, worth it No multi band EQ (beyond bass and treble) yet

Excellent Speakers

Jeroen from Chicago, IL on 1/12/2015

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Just bought two of these speakers and the sound quality is excellent! I already had a Sonos Play5, and I have to say that the pair of Sonos Play1's outperform it easily in terms of sound quality

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Suprising punch from such a little speaker

ChrisM from Silver Spring, MD on 1/12/2015

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I was definitely curious about this speaker and whether it would put out enough bass to be worth the price. Totally worth it. Does a great job at filling up the master bedroom. Not sure I'd use it for a big area, but it does the job for a single room. Also looks great on the dresser.

Pros: Big sound from a compact unit, sleek look.

Cons: Wouldn't be a good choice for a large space.

Love it

WesS from North Carolina on 1/5/2015

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Awesome! The sound is fantastic. The software makes installation in your home network a breeze even without the proprietary Sonos Bridge or Boost. I have one speaker working wireless on a generic router home network. Works great. This is not cheap, but I am really glad Santa brought it.

Pros: Great audio. Intuitive software.

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Great sound from a small package

Marc P. from Catonsville on 1/5/2015

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I purchased this unit as an addition to an existing Sonos system. My intent was to use it in a small room but it is more than adequate for larger rooms too.

Pros: easy set-up, portable, moisture resistant for use in our large bathroom.

Cons: I only wish it was less expensive.

Sonos Play 1

Donna from Durango Colorado on 1/3/2015

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We love the Sonos products! Easy to install and great sound. I am glad I purchased the Play 1 over the Play 3. It puts out enough sound for the master bedroom. My kids live the system because they can easily control what is playing from their iPhones.

Pros: Easy install. Easy to play what ever music you want I what ever room you want. Great if you have teenagers.

Cons:

Does not work with souround sound

Robert from New York on 1/3/2015

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I love sonos but they do not tell you the proubdut does not work with sound bar and TV only sound bar works even when set up that way. Fine with music but not tv

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Sonos 1

Michael from Ontario California on 1/3/2015

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Awesome WiFi sound system

Pros: Nice sound from a small system

Cons: Pictures make it seem much bigger

Sonos play 1

Shawn from Mass on 12/31/2014

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The sonos play 1 works well. It provides good sound in a small package. It's a bit pricy but was seamless to set up and portable. Sound is great for small area uses

Pros: Small, good sound, app makes it nice to control

Cons: A bit pricey

These are fantastic rear speakers!

Drb324 from Florence, CO on 12/31/2014

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I bought two of the Play 1's along with Playbar and Sub and I couldn't be happier! Sonos is a fantastic product and I have no regrets at all, it sounds wonderful!

Pros: Everything

Cons: None

Amazing powerful units for their size

PeterC from California on 12/31/2014

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I have purchased quite a few Sonos products over the last year. Their ease of use combined with the surprisingly good sound quality has led me to purchase two playbars, 2 PLAY:3s, 1 PLAY:5, 1 Sonos Sub, and 4 PLAY:1s. I currently use the PLAY:1s as surround speakers for the playbars but these speakers can definitely hold their own. The PLAY:1s are amazingly powerful as they can get very loud considering the size of the units. Pair them together and you got an awesome stereo setup. Also, Crutchfield rocks. The speakers were shipped to me quickly and packaged with plenty of protective cushion. My advisor, Zac is always a pleasure to talk to and has never led me astray. Thanks!

Pros: Versatile Small but powerful

Cons: A little pricey

Awesome sound, easy to set up

rjnashburnva from Virginia on 12/30/2014

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Love the Sonos system. So easy to set up, great sound and great music selections. We gave this Sonos as a gift. They were hesitant at first, but saw how easy it was to use, now they love it! Highly recommend Sonos.

Pros: Easy to use; easy to set up, great selection

Cons: None

Great speaker

Peter from New York on 12/30/2014

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Its a hefty little cube, but for a good reason. The sounds is clear and fills a room well. We had a little trouble setting up the wireless connection, but I think it might have been due to a weak signal from the router.

Pros: Good sound Small A lot of sound for its size

Cons: Connecting wireless was a little confusing

Play 1

Ryan C from Arizona on 12/30/2014

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This LITTLE guy sounds great! I put one in my kitchen on top of the cabinet and It fills the space perfectly. It has a very rich and full sound. I also own a 5, Play Bar and subs. The quality is consistent.

Pros: Small foot print, Great, full sound.

Cons: None.

Play 1

TC from South Carolina on 12/30/2014

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Great sound out of a small speaker. Clarity and depth and ease of setting up. The only minus is that you have to use Sonos' own software to make them play. I'd like to be able to use any music or other media software like Windows media player to hear the music in my library.

Pros: Great sound. Ease of setting up. Easy to put anywhere in the house to balance your listening pleasure.

Cons: You have to use Sonos' software to play them.

Awesome

Laurie D from the Washington, DC Area on 12/29/2014

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I bought several play 1, play 3, play 5, playbar and sub for my husband for Xmas. We love the whole system. Very easy to set up. If you are looking for a single speaker for a room I would recommend getting the 3 or 5 but the 1 is great for a small room or one where you don't necessarily need the depth of sound a 3 or 5 provides.

Pros: Quality, ease of set up, ease of operation

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Great Product and great value

Anonymous from Connecticut on 12/29/2014

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This Sonos Play 1 is our first wireless speaker system and we cannot be more pleased. Set up to our wireless network was simple and we have had to no problems at all. The speaker sounds very good and the size is great for making the speaker hidden out of the way

Pros: Simple set up. Solid sounds for the price. Small size so it is easy to put the speaker out of the way.

Cons: None so far.

Sonos 1

Carl from Flanders, NJ on 12/29/2014

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Extremely east to set-up and sound is excellent. I purchased a Bose product with Air Play and I experienced numerous issues with keeping it hooked up with my network. No such problems with the Sonos and the it sounds better that the Bose (to me). I will definitely be purchasing more of the Sonos Play speakers for the rest of the house.

Pros: Easy set up and great sound.

Cons: Expensive.

Sonos PLAY:1

kellyrn5 from Washington on 12/29/2014

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Love the sound!

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Sonia play 1

Alkam from New York on 12/24/2014

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I have owned several songs products thought the years, they work great but they have been quite costly; since they have introduced the play 1, can't beat the size and price

Pros: Size, and price

Cons: Still expensive but quite a bit cheaper than play 2

Good sound, handy system

StevenM from Round Rock, TX on 12/23/2014

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Sound is good, perhaps a bit better than my Bose mini blue tooth but not much. Very nice system for playing tunes and could see where having multiples of these would be great. Will probably buy one or two more for different rooms or stereo set up.

Pros: Good sound , flexible set up

Cons: A bit pricey

Sonos PLAY:1

Anonymous from Pittsburgh on 12/19/2014

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Simply amazing! Setup couldn't be easier and the sound quality is very good! Highly recommended!

Pros: Super easy setup, quality

Cons: Not really a con, but you get what you pay for.

Sonos Play 1

JW from Washington on 12/18/2014

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The sound exceeded my expectations. I listened to a display model in a store and the sound was fine. I ordered the speaker from Crutchfield and got it right on time. The actual sound in the house was much richer than I expected. I ordered a second Play 1 speaker so I can use the pair as surround sound with the Sonus Playbar.

Pros: Super easy to connect on the Sonus system. Great sound from a small speaker.

Cons: None.

surprisingly HUGE

rsp from Princeton NJ on 12/16/2014

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I am very impressed by the ease of the Sonos system and the clear sound. We added a Play 1 to our existing two Play 5s. The Play 1 sounds nearly as full as the Play 5s - amazing base for such a small speaker. Very open sound and about to order more!

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The best

Anonymous from New York on 12/13/2014

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There is nothing bad to say about songs. From installation to customer service, all good.

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Play 1

TED from Illinois on 12/13/2014

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Sonos makes an excellent product. Good sound, Excellent connectivity and simple to use.

Pros: Excellent customer service if ever needed.

Cons: Isn't cheap but worth the rather small investment.

Sonos 1

Eric from Ennis, Texas on 12/13/2014

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Great system! Great Speaker! Very easy to set up or add to existing system! Put them all over your home!

Pros: Easy, great sound

Cons: None

AWESOME

N.Masters from Florida on 12/12/2014

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Sonos is just like Apple. Everything just works! They make the hardware and the software so it all works seamless. Each room plays music in a different zone with no clipping. I sold my Play 5's and use these instead! They have a smaller footprint and sound about the same but save you $$$. No bridge is needed for it to work!! Just plug and play!

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Exceptional quality

Richard from Austin on 12/12/2014

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Exceptional sound quality and attention to detail. A breeze to set up.

Pros: The Play1 is more than adequate for large rooms

Cons: Its still a bit pricey.

Really like it!

Kirk from Hancock, MN on 12/11/2014

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Very east to setup and sound is great! The control app easy to use and very flexible.

Pros: Easy setup. Good sound. Nice control app.

Cons: None.

Fantastic Speakers !

fhkrph from Pennsylvania on 12/8/2014

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Phenomenal speaker ! Sylish, compact, great sounding high quality system. Very easy and intuitive to set up . The control app is perfect ! Clear graphics and stress free operation. Really like the Sonos product line. Flexible, expandable, stylish, well built and great sounding speakers.

Pros: Powerful perfomer for a compact size speaker. High quality construction. Good bass response and crystal clear highs ! Able to add another Play 1 and create a stereo pair to expand the soundstage even further. Nice styling and easy to set up and use.

Cons: None at all.

Excellent Sonos PLAY:1

Ed from Illinois on 11/30/2014

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I was a little reticent buying such a small speaker, but I needn't have worried! This is an excellent speaker, which I have in my kitchen - and it fits the need perfectly!

Pros: Small, compact, easy to set up and use

Cons: No "cons" - delighted with it!

Perfect for the kitchen

Andys from New Jersey on 11/29/2014

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We have both the sonos1 in the kitchen and the sonos connect amp with old polk speakers in the living room. I can play them in unison or I can play them independently. I usually run pandora or music straight off my iPhone. Easy setup. App can be sluggish at times but overall I haven't had any issues. Sounds great for the size. Love it.

Pros: Easy setup. Works great. Sounds great. Small size. Perfect for the kitchen.

Cons: App responsiveness can be sluggish at times.

Great Way to Start

RC from Virginia on 11/28/2014

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Don't be fooled by the small size of this SONOS speaker. It's truly amazing the full clear sound that comes from a PLAY:1. I used them for two of my smaller rooms and also put one in the corner of a large room.

Pros: The sound... the sound... Excellent!

Cons: None

so is play 1

Dsaint1347 from nyc on 11/17/2014

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Great product, also a great gift to give out this christmas.

Pros: Ease of use, grest sound, well built.

Cons: A bit too costly but then again I save on not having to wire the whole house and it needs no receiver nor amplifier.

Nice

Brian from North Carolina on 11/8/2014

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The Play 1s are small with good sound, I use them as satelites with a sound bar and Sub. Not sure how they would sound as stand along speakers. They can be placed out of the way to be "heard but not seen". I have them set up as surround I have not figured out a quick way to switch back and forth when alternating TV and music.

Pros: Very small and discreet. Work well as surround sound satelites.

Cons: none

Smaller sound but GREAT quality!!!

TobyL from Davidsonville, MD on 11/4/2014

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This is my 7th Sonos speaker which filled out my 7th zone in my house. This is the only Play:1 that I own and it is surprisingly INCREDIBLE. Purchased for a large kitchen and it more than does the job. Very impressed with the bass on this thing considering its size. Might not have as much bass as the Play:3 and Play:5 but that is expected. Overall, an awesome speaker WELL worth the price! Thanks for carrying a great product line Crutchfield!

Pros: Small, great bass and highs, great looking, innovative speaker

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Good Sound

RT from Fort Lauderdale, FL on 11/3/2014

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Simple to use; reasonable fidelity. Recommended

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Sonos PLAY:1

M from Portsmouth NH on 11/2/2014

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Best audio product on market. Software is easy. Sound good. User interface simple

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Great speaker

Simon from North Bend, WA on 10/27/2014

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Great sound for such small package. I had it configured and playing music in mere minutes.

Pros: Portable, easy to setup and control, wireless, uses existing iTunes library, easy to update

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I love it

Gail from New York, New York on 10/26/2014

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I absolutely love this speaker. The sound is crisp and there is no loss of quality at higher volumes. I plan to add another Play 1 and possibly a Play 3.

Pros: Sound quality, simple to set up

Cons: None

Sonos PLAY:1

Mike from Roanoke, VA. on 10/25/2014

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I purchased my second Sonos PLAY 1 so I could use them in a stereo setting. I couldn't be more pleased with the sound of these wireless speakers and ease of use.

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It's a Sonos

DaveM from East Moriches, NY on 10/21/2014

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It's a Sonos. Not much else to say. The sound is great for a bedroom or small office. The controls cannot be beat. And hear tell a bridge is no longer required for wi-fi love. If you don't own one you're cheating yourself. If you do own one, you will probably be buying more.

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Sonos Play1

cpow from Cape Cod on 10/19/2014

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Easy to install...great sound ...good value... will prob add a second play 1 to run in a full stereo mode although sound is great in standalone

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Great sound.

MaureenO from Corte Madera California on 10/11/2014

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Love the Sonos Play 1. We bought it because it's portable. We can take it outside or into the workshop. We're still working on getting a stronger Wifi signal, but that's not Play 1 issue. Great sound.

Pros: small, portable, good sound

Cons: wifi only, so signal has to be good to take further outside

Sonos Play 1

KSB205 from Topeka, KS on 10/6/2014

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