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Sonos PLAY:3

Wireless streaming music speaker (Black)

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All the music you want — anywhere in your home

Access Pandora® Internet radio, Rhapsody®, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Napster®, SiriusXM, and 100,000 free Internet radio stations — no matter where you are in your home. The compact Sonos® PLAY:3 lets you enjoy music from the Internet as well as songs stored on your home computers — 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.

Expand to any (or every) room

Place Sonos players, like the PLAY:3 and the larger 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

You probably already own a Sonos controller

You can use an iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®, or Android™ phone 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.

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

The Sonos system works seamlessly with a host of Internet-based digital music services, including Rhapsody, Pandora, Napster®, and SiriusXM Internet Radio. Rhapsody offers instant access to millions of songs and ad-free radio stations. SiriusXM Internet Radio gives you access to over 80 channels of programming. Every Sonos system includes free 30-day trials of these two services, so you can start listening the moment you take it out of the box. Pandora creates customized Internet radio streams just for you — all you have to do is enter the name of your favorite song or artist. And because Sonos connects directly to the Internet for all of these music services, you don't even have to turn on your PC.

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

Sonos now gives you convenient wireless access to music and podcasts stored in the Music app of 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 multiple Apple players at once. For instance, you can queue up songs from your iPhone to play in the kitchen while you cook, and your spouse can stream a podcast in the den 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.

Product Highlights:

  • three built-in amplifiers and three built-in speakers (two midrange drivers and one tweeter)
  • communicates with other Sonos players via Wi-Fi or a dedicated Sonosnet™ 2.0 wireless network
  • control your Sonos system with your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android device, or computer — free download available
  • plays MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, and Ogg Vorbis files (firmware is upgradable to support future audio formats)
    • compatible with protected WMA files from Napster, Urge, AOL, and many other music download sites
    • not compatible with protected AAC files from iTunes
  • play music and podcasts stored in the Music app of an iPhone (3GS or later), iPad (iPad 2 or later), and iPod touch (4th generation or later)
  • plays MP3 and WMA streaming Internet radio stations
  • plays songs from Rhapsody® digital music service — subscription required after free 30-day trial
  • plays songs from SIRIUSXM Internet Radio — subscription required after free 30-day trial
  • plays personalized Internet radio stations from Pandora®
  • multi-zone synchronous playback (same music plays in multiple zones simultaneously) or multi-stream playback (music individually selected for each player)
  • top controls for volume and muting
  • bass, treble, balance, and volume controls accessible via remote
  • compatible with Windows® (XP or higher operating system)
  • compatible with Mac® (OS X 10.4 or higher operating system)
  • AC adapter included
  • 10-5/8"W x 5-1/4""H x 6-7/16"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • requires high-speed Internet connection

Hands-on research

What's in the box?

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  • Play:3 wireless powered speaker (black)
  • 6' AC power cord
  • 59" Ethernet cable
  • Quickstart Guide
  • Important Product Information booklet

Product Research

Sonos Music System
Speaker/Amp Section
Mounting Options

Sonos Music System

Two Ways to Connect Wirelessly: The Sonos Play:3 brings great sounding music wirelessly to any room in your house, without a big wiring project through SonosNet or WiFi.

  • SonosNet Wireless Mesh Network: SonosNet, a proprietary wireless mesh network technology, provides superior wireless range for whole-house coverage, ensures synchronous music playback, and avoids sources of wireless interference. The transmitting range of the Play:3's built-in wireless system is approximately 100', depending upon your home's layout. In addition to the Play:3, you will need a Sonos Boost (sold separately) connected to your network router/modem via a Ethernet cable.
  • WiFi Wireless Network: The Sonos Play:3 can also operate over your home's existing WiFi network (802.11 b/g; 2.4GHz). Because you are connecting wirelessly to your home's existing WiFi network, you do not need to hardwire a Sonos Boost to your router/modem. The Play:3's range will be dependent on your home's existing WiFi network. Play:3 devices manufactured after March 2014 are loaded with the proper firmware and ready to go out of the box for WiFi connectivity. All Play:3 devices manufactured prior to that date will require a first wire connection to facilitate a firmware upgrade and  hereafter they will be able to work over WiFi.
Note: You cannot connect the Play:3 via both SonoNet and WiFi; you will need to choose one. Sonos recommends using its proprietary SonosNet wireless mesh network over WiFi when applicable. SonosNet will provide a more secure wireless connection with fewer interruptions for optimum performance. WiFi is subject to greater interference from other WiFi and 2.4GHz devices on your network. WiFi connectivity is not compatible with 5GHz and N routers (you will have to use SonosNet in this case).

Multi-Zone Compatibility: You can place a PLAY:3 in each zone where you want to listen to music. The Sonos Digital Music System can accept up to 32 Sonos players. With multiple zones, you can play the same or different songs in different rooms. The PLAY:3 can be combined with other Sonos components; including the Play:3 or PLAY:5 amplified wireless music players, ZP120 amplified zone player, and ZP90 zone player.

Music Streaming Services: The Sonos PLAY:3 gives you access to unlimited music; such as your iTunes library, your favorite music services, and thousands of Internet radio stations, shows, and podcasts.

  • Pre-Loaded Internet Radio: The Sonos PLAY:3includes TuneIn, an Internet Radio Service, that provides immediate access to 100,000 Internet radio stations and broadcast programs. You can easily find radio stations from all over the world broadcasting music, news, and variety programming, including archived shows and podcasts.
  • Online Music Services: The Sonos PLAY:3 works seamlessly with 7Digital, Amazon Cloud Player, AUPEO!,, Hearts of Space, iHeartRadio,Murfie, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Slacker Radio, Songza, Spotify, Stitcher, & Wolfgang's Vault, plus downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks (service availability varies by region). Check out the Sonos website for the latest online music services. (Some online services require a paid subscription.)
  • Music Library: The PLAY:3 supports playback of music from any computer or network-attached storage (NAS) device on your home network where you have shared music folders. The PLAY:3 can play music stored on up to 16 PCs, Macs or NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices on your home network, supporting the most popular audio formats. The PLAY:3 indexes your music folders so you can view your music collection by categories (such as artists, albums, composers, genres, or tracks). The PLAY:3 supports the following audio file formats - MP3 (compressed), WMA (compressed), AAC (MPEG4), iTunes, Ogg Vorbis, Audible (format 4), Apple Lossless, FLAC (lossless), WAV (uncompressed), and AIFF (uncompressed).
  • iTunes Music: The Sonos PLAY:3 supports the playback of music and playlists managed with your iTunes account (playlists are limited to 40,000 tracks). The PLAY:3 can access your iTunes music files from your network computer or directly from your Apple iPod iOS device (4.0+) running the Sonos Controller app.

Sonos Controller: The Sonos PLAY:3 allows you to control its audio setup, playback functions, and search features through the Sonos Controller software for Windows and Mac computers, or from the Sonos Controller app for Apple iOS and Android devices. You'll have access to thousands of pre-loaded nternet radio stations, dozens of online music services, your iTunes music, and your network music library; all from one control app on your computer/laptop or smartphone/tablet.

  • Sonos Controller for Windows/Mac: The Sonos Controller software allows you to control the Sonos PLAY:3 from your computer. Simply download the Sonos Controller software from the Sonos website onto your Windows PC or Mac computer. The Sonos Controller software is compatible with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Macintosh OS X (10.6 or higher) operating systems.
  • Sonos Controller for Apple iOS/Android: You can also wirelessly control the Sonos PLAY:3 from your Apple iOS device (4.0+) or Android smartphone/tablet (2.1+) running the Sonos Controller App from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store.

Note: The Sonos PLAY:3, computer, and Apple iOS/Android device must be connected to the same home network.

Home Network Requirements: To access Internet music services, Internet radio, and any digital music stored on your computer or Network-Attached Storage (NAS) device, your home network must meet the following requirements:

  • High-speed DSL/Cable modem, or fiber-to-the-home broadband connection for proper playback of Internet-based music services. If your Internet service provider only offers Satellite Internet access, you may experience playback issues due to fluctuation in download rates.
  • If your modem is not a modem/router combination and you want to take advantage of Sonos' automatic online updates, or stream music from an Internet-based music service, you must install a router in your home network. If you don't have a router, you will need to purchase and install one before setting up your system.
  • If you are going to use a Sonos controller application on an Android smartphone, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or other tablet, you will need a wireless router in your home network.
  • Connect at least one Sonos component to your home network router using an Ethernet cable, and then you can add other Sonos components wirelessly. Or setup your Sonos component wirelessly via WiFi without any hardwire connection.
  • For best results, you should connect the computer or NAS drive that contains your personal music library collection to your home network router using an Ethernet cable.

Note: The PLAY:3 is compatible with Sonos software versions 4.0 and later. If you are adding the PLAY:3 to an existing Sonos system, be sure to check for software updates before adding the PLAY:3 to your Sonos system.

Automatic Updates: The Sonos PLAY:3 supports free automatic software updates so you will always have the newest features and music services to enjoy. Simply register the PLAY:3 and Sonos will automatically notify you when software updates are available. By simply pressing one button your system updates itself.

Speaker/Amp Section

3 Driver/3 Amp Speaker System: The Sonos PLAY:3 uses three state-of the-art digital amplifiers individually coupled with three speakers to deliver great sound to any room. The wireless music system provides pure, clean sound that is perfect for bringing room filling music to a kitchen, bedroom, office, or just about any room in your home. A bass radiator produces powerful low notes while, two mid-range drivers and one tweeter fills out the sound.

  • Class-D Amp: The PLAY:3 employs state of the art, great sounding amplifiers that are lightweight, powerful, and very energy efficient in standby and use.
  • Tweeter: One tweeter creates a crisp and accurate high frequency response.
  • 2 Midranges: Two dedicated mid-range drivers ensure the faithful reproduction of midrange frequencies crucial for accurate playback of vocals and instruments.
  • Bass Radiator: A bass radiator is tuned to use the energized air volume inside of PLAY:3 to provide deep, clean and surprisingly powerful bass from such a small package

DSP Circuitry: From the recording studio to your home, the music is reproduced as the artist intended. All filter settings, active equalization, and time-alignment are done in the digital domain through state-of-the-art DSP circuitry so there's absolutely no loss of audio quality or energy.

Tone Controls: Optimize sound performance using zone-specific bass, treble, balance, and loudness controls. Adjust volume by individual zone or by groups of zones.

Stereo Pairing: The Stereo Pair setting allows you to group two PLAY:3s in the same room to create a wider stereo experience. In this configuration, one unit serves as the left channel and the other serves as the right channel. When creating a stereo pair, it is best to place the two Sonos components 8' to 10' away from each other, angled inward to form a triangle with your favorite listening position.

Surround Speakers: The Sonos Play:3 Wireless Speakers can be used to create a wireless 5.1ch surround sound experience with the Sonos Playbar (616PLAYBAR, sold separately) and Sub (616SUB, sold separately). Now you don't have to run wires to a powered sub or rear speakers to enjoy true 5.1ch audio. You must setup your Sonos system via the SonosNet wireless mesh network in order to connect a Sonos Playbar or Sub (not compatible with WiFi).

Mounting Options

Versatile Placement: You can place the Sonos PLAY:3 wherever you find the sound most enjoyable. Its compact size makes it easy to place the PLAY:3 on your desk, the kitchen counter, on your nightstand, or carry it out to the patio with you.

  • Horizontal/Vertical Mounting: Position the PLAY:3 in a horizontal or vertical orientation to make a perfect fit into tight spots around you home like on bookshelves, nightstands, corners, or just about anywhere else. The EQ automatically adjusts so the sound you hear is always great, not matter what orientation you use. For optimum performance, maintaining more than 1" clearance around the back of the unit is recommended. Integrated rubber feet protect your furniture and keep the PLAY:3 secure.
  • Wall-Mount (optional): The Sonos PLAY:3 has a 1/4"-20 integrated, threaded mounting hole. If desired, you can easily wall mount the PLAY:3 using a suitable mounting bracket (sold separately). Simply choose a location that's close to an electrical outlet, taking care to avoid heat, steam, dripping water or hidden wiring, and follow the instructions included with your wall mount kit.
Note: The Sonos PLAY:3 is not water-resistant; do not leave it outside during a rain storm or position it near water. Care should be taken if placing the Sonos PLAY:3 close to an older CRT television. If you notice any discoloration or distortion of your picture quality, simply move the PLAY:3 further from the television.

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Simple, Sound and Stunning

Written By Tpf, Reading, pa on Thursday, March 26, 2015

I already had One Sonos component and added this speaker. It took about one minute to set up. It has great sound and I love the capabilities within Sonos to group speakers.

Pros: Sound, set up

Sonos Play 3

Written By joe v, New Jersey on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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My third Play 3. One in the Kitchen, Two as a stereo pair in the living room. Amazing range for such a small box. When Sonos says "All The Music on Earth", they are not kidding. Jazz in the Living Room, Classical in the kitchen, at the same time! Never had a problem with drop outs or shutting down, just plays and plays. Some say it's little get what you pay for! My boost is on the second floor, speakers are on the problem!

Pros: easy setup apps for mobile devices great sound

Cons: none

Sonos Players

Written By Danp, Kansas on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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These things are wonderful. I am using 1,3 and 5's really big sound in a small package. So nice to have sound everywhere in your home. The sound quality is excellent. If you pair them in stereo, OMG. As with any network device, It is best if you can wire it. Or in my case I wired as much of it as I could. I am in an apartment and there is a lot of interference. I had a lot of issues with the signal dropping, even with the Boost. I contacted SONOS customer service, WOW that is what customer service is supposed to be. I ran a diagnostic for them. Within a couple of minutes. they spotted the issue and I was able to correct it.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Wireless is wireless. But still better then bluetooth.

The 3's are worth the price difference over the 1's

Written By Michael S, New York on Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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Originally bought the Sound Bar with the Play 1's. It sounded tinny. Not enough bass from both components. And using the1's as back speakers for surround sound, I wasn't even sure they were on unless I went right up to them A week later I ordered the Subwoofer and the Play 3's. Hooked up the subwoofer 1st and the sound was much much better still using the 1's. Then I swapped out the 1's for the 3's and was even better and could distinctly here the 3's playing and adding much more to the surround effect than the 1's. I'm keeping the 1's for just a stand alone for deck or other rooms of the house.

Pros: Significantly better than the 1's

Cons: None

Great Sound

Written By Gard, Greene, Me on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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Great sound and easy to set-up. Will add the small Play 1 for the Kitchen.

Pros: Rich sound and easy to connect to Pandora.

Cons: The Sonos controller has lost the connection to the Sonos system. Had to reboot The Sonos Boost.

Sounds great

Written By KenC, Vermont on Monday, January 05, 2015

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I'm pleasantly surprised at the quality sound that comes from this small speaker. Its sounds great. And the software is really easy to install on iPhones and iPads. My only beef is I had to reburn a bunch of old CD's because Sonos couldn't read the old iTunes metatag data for album names and ratings.

Pros: Sound, ease of use

Cons: Had to reburn old (loaded before 2007) CD's back into iTunes.

Everything it is supposed to be

Written By Dag, Tennessee on Sunday, December 28, 2014

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This is stylish, sounds great, and hooks up just as simply as it says it will. I probably would have gotten a smaller one for my kitchen, but now that I know how good they are, I'll do that and move this one to a larger room. Really a full room, big speaker sound.

Pros: Great, rich sound. Easy to install.

Cons: None.

good sound great system

Written By BR, the Washington, DC Area on Sunday, December 28, 2014

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added this to my system to create full stereo in living room. Great upgrade to an already great system.

Pros: none

Cons: expensive

Kills The Competition

Written By BrettA, the Washington, DC Area on Saturday, December 27, 2014

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Seems a bit pricey, but sounds better than expected. At quiet volumes you miss a few of the upper mids and it seems a bit bassy, but at respectable and loud volumes it sounds great. It's dead easy to setup, and it has unmatched compatibility to different devices and services (Songza, etc.). The wireless is the way to go. We used to buy docks for our phones, but then you can't use your phones when they're playing music, and more importantly the docks become obsolete or incompatible when you get new phones (iPhones are particularly fussy - we use iPhones and Samsungs in this house and they both work with the Sonos). It's also cool that you can expand your system as much or as little as you want.

Pros: Compact. Easy to use. Quality sound. Expandable. Compatibility.

Cons: Price.

Sonos: Worse than crack.

Written By Carl, Erie, Pa on Monday, December 15, 2014

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I never tried "crack' but I'm guessing it's like Sonos stuff. Once you try it you just keep buying more and more of it even though it's crazy expensive. Started with one Play 5, then got another one and stereo paired them. Huge mistake! Now I just bought 2 Play 3s. They are surprisingly good but of course now I need to purchase the Playbar and the Sub ;( I think I need to rob a convenience store or something. Think I will check my wife's purse when I get home.

I am very happy with the Sonos speakers. I listen to music much, much more often since I purchased my first Play 5.

My advice is buy any of the Sonos speakers to get started and then figure out how you will pay for the rest later!

Pros: Simple to set up. Very convenient to use. Sound is very good (not perfect).

Cons: You have to turn to a life of crime to pay for the things! (Wonder if they will let me use them in jail?)

Excellent product

Written By Jim, Charleston, SC on Thursday, December 11, 2014

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I paired the three with two ones and my house and they work great.

Pros: You can select individual speaker music and sound level.

Cons: It still has to be plugged in and there are no sonos outdoor speakers yet.


Written By Scott, South Carolina on Saturday, November 22, 2014

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Where to begin. Im a electrical engineer and thought this would be a pretty easy set up. Wow. This is not great, I really want to open this thing up and look at what they put in this. I guarantee it's not quality and the programming to run is not robust. I got it to play right out of the box. Thought, "Great just as advertised." Then it quit dropping, couldnt find the Sonos network. So I looked and test the signal thoughout the house (again) and found I had a strong wifi signal in every spot of the house. I reloaded it from scratch. And got it to work again. Then the same problems. After tinkering with location of the device, moving my entire computer and wifi system to more central area's of the house. Nothing. Then it quit working all together. So, I read about the "Boost". Went out and bought that, thought a hard wired dedicated SONOs network was the ticket. Problem is, nothing I do will get the boost to connect or come up. I again, deleted everything, reset everything and started from scratch. Again! Nothing. Wont work. I been reading allot of Blogs and it seem's I am not alone. A great idea in "theory" but the company just hasnt cracked the code. They really should actually test this stuff. But I am sure they are enough people in the bubble that this works for that it won't get fixed. Also, just so you know, any music from ITUNES before 2010 download will not play on SONOS. Unless you reload it all down again. Apple site usless.

Pros: Pretty packaging and smart concept.

Cons: Just isn't robust enough.

simply awesome

Written By Jim, Charlottesville, VA on Friday, November 21, 2014

The sound is incredible from such a small unit. Could not be simpler to set up - in 10 minutes I had it running from my laptop, phone and iPAD. Small enough that it can easily be moved from room to room if desired, but fills even a good-sized room with full-spectrum sound. A bonus is the software's connectivity to streaming radio from a huge number of stations/sites/genres. I'll be buying more of these for other parts of my house!

Pros: Small (portable) but still great sound Ease of setup Connectivity to wi-fi radio

Cons: none


Written By David W, Stuart, VA on Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Amazing sound from such a small unit. We use a Sonos bridge to play through the HIFI Amp and fixed speakers and this sublime to any room where we need additional sound - even in the garage if we go out there to throw some darts

Pros: Small, portable, light, great sound sand easy set up

Cons: None

Easy to Set Up but Sharing Files Difficult

Written By JerryH, Austin, Texas on Monday, October 20, 2014

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Set up is easy and sound is fine, but very difficult to set up Apple file sharing.

Pros: Easy to set up and good sound.

Cons: Difficult to share music files.


Written By Morris, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, September 20, 2014

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Simply amazing. Cheaper and better than a hard wired multi room sound system. And the best option even if you just want a single speaker to play music from your phone.

Pros: Setup can't be any simpler, sound quality is very very good, and the app is very well designed.

Cons: Addicting. I want to put one in every room of the house.

Great Product

Written By A.B, Los Angeles CA on Friday, July 25, 2014

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Easy instillation, great sound

Greta Sound

Written By Kyle, MAryland on Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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Speaker sounds much better then I thought it would. I own two play 5's and this play 3 and it sounds great. Set it up in the garage hanging from the ceiling and its out of the way and sounds nice.

Pros: Sounds great and easy to use

Cons: non so far

Nice Speakers

Written By RCB, LaVergne, TN on Saturday, July 12, 2014

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Purchased two of the Play 3 speakers for our game room. Connected to our existing home Sonos system. We also purchased a pair of Bose speaker stands to hold the Play 3 speakers. Nice set-up and sound for a room that's about 20' x 30' in size. Full sound including decent bass without a sub. The Sonos system is so easy to use, it's now our #1 choice for adding more music zones to our home.

Pros: Good sound Well built Easy setup

Cons: None

Great system but lacks Windows Phone & 8 support

Written By scorom, Greer, SC on Monday, July 07, 2014

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Great system but lacks Windows Phone & 8 support

Pros: Works wonderfully and setup a breeze

Cons: Lacks Windows Phone & 8 support

Just what I was seeking

Written By Play 3, Bainbridge Island , WA on Sunday, June 22, 2014

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Set up quickly and easily and is more than I envisioned-to the extent that I promptly ordered a play 1 for a smaller room and will probably extend further in the future

Pros: Good sound, easily controlled , especially with IPad , IOS, and Android. Amazing variety

Cons: No control from Chromebook or Fedora

Sonos Play 3

Written By Philo, Hudson, NY on Monday, June 16, 2014

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It's part of a wonderful system and the expandability, level of control, and ease of use are outstanding. As for this piece itself, it is small and plug in wireless, solid yet unobtrusive and the sound is terrific. It's a miniature amp/speaker system that you can equalize from phone/computer, move around the house or outside; put a few of these together (I have 4) and you have a whole house wireless system with big clear sound and infinite control. Wonderful system so far; I've had it only two weeks or so and use it all the time.

Pros: Sound, size, portability, level and ease of control

Cons: None so far

Sonos PLAY 3

Written By Rick, Eden, UTah on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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Easy to set up. Strong, rich sound. I us it in my living room (40'x25') and on my patio (no nearby neighbors). The sounds in both areas is very good.

Pros: Ease of use; rich sound

Cons: Need an electrical outlet

Works well

Written By JimH, Niantic CT on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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It is a very good small speaker. I think the Play:5 should be considered if a full base response is desired. If a distinct stereo effect is desired, a second Play:3 can be added.

Pros: Good sound for its size, the 5 star rating accounts for not expecting room filling sound from a single speaker this size. Very easy to set up with the Bridge.

Cons: See review above.

great sound

Written By Steve C, Long Valley NJ on Friday, May 09, 2014

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see my review under CONNECT:AMP. The PLAY3 added the ability to have great sound in any location not already receiving my Sonos connections. The sound is terrific, and it blows away competitors wireless components by Bose, Apple , and others.

Pros: EASY. GREAT sound, especially high and low freqs.

Cons: They should sell them in multi packs!


Written By Timbo, Chicago, IL on Friday, May 09, 2014

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The Play:3 rules! Perfect for those larger rooms that the Play:1 can't quite fill all the way with sound. Clear sound, great lows, and (like all SONOS products) superb build quality. Set up is a breeze; SONOS has made the first 100% "wife-proof" system! My wife can whip out her smartphone and have SiriusXM blasting throughout the house in no time flat.

Pros: Easy setup; great sound; amazing build quality

Sonos PLAY:3

Written By Deaf Ted, Tn. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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AWESOME 'nuff said.

Great Little Speaker

Written By Lee, Topeka, KS on Monday, April 14, 2014

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In addition to my two play 5 speakers, this 3 is a great compromise because of its portability. The 3 is easy to take out to the garage or deck as compared to the 5 which is more of a stationary speaker because of its weight. The sound quality is an 8 compared to the 5 which is a 10. However, this is understandable because of the size of the speakers.

Pros: portability and sound

Cons: none

Creating a Monster

Written By KmfT, Columbia, TN on Thursday, April 03, 2014

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My wife says "I'm not sure about this purchase, it's a little pricey don't you think?" Now she wants Sonos in every room! Great sound, easy to set up and use! Looking forward to adding to the system soon! Thanks, Crutchfield and Sonos!

Pros: Easy set up and use!

Cons: None so far.

Wonderful product

Written By John, Media, PA on Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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The best products are simple to set and use, and do what they claim. Sonos is a shinning example. Not cheap, but you get your money's worth. However, Sonos is addictive; nobody will buy just one. Set up your first unit, and you will soon feel the urge to fill more rooms with Sonos sound and content.

Pros: Yeah...a bunch of them.

Cons: What to do with all my old CDs..hang them from my rear view mirror? Putting all of my bulky old sound equipment on Craigslist. Also, wishing I had discovered Sonos sooner.

Play 3 expectations....check

Written By CJavier, Puerto Rico on Friday, March 21, 2014

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I just receive my play 3 today. Currently I have 2 play5, 1 Connect amp with two bridges (my house is complicate lol). As always it took me more time opening the box than setting the equipment. I just swap one play5 from my master room to my office and replaced with play1 since I'm was looking for aux input for my office PC. It just fill my master room with outstanding and rich sound quality. Play 1, you are next..........

Pros: Easy setup, amazing sound, right price for the performance and functionality

Cons: Let me think......... uhmmm

Love it!

Written By Dere, Madison, OH on Friday, February 28, 2014

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I recently purchased the Sonos Play:3 and I am very pleased. It was a breeze to setup, within 30 minutes I was able to access ALL my music stored on various computers throughout my home, music stored in Amazon Cloud, as well as, synched to my Pandora and Sirus XM accounts, with my PCs, Ipad and Android phone all set-up to control the unit! The sound was better than expected. Will be adding additional components to the system in the near future.

Pros: Ease of Set-up, compatibility with other devices and software. Sonos has an extensive forum with ideas, help guides and trouble shooting online. Great sound.

Cons: None so far

Great sound. Small package

Written By Anonymous, Seminole, FL on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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Spectacular sound in family room set up as stereo pair. Single speaker in bedroom is great for background Easy set up. Sonos app makes controlling everything a snap. Will add outside units soon

Pros: Easy set up. Sound

Cons: Pricey

Sonos Play 3

Written By 1628, Chicago, IL on Friday, February 14, 2014

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Great system - Easy set-up! I did a lot of research before choosing Sonos. It's the most versitile and has the best price of comparable systems. The best thing about the Sonos system is that you can play music in as many rooms as you have speakers in and you can play different music from different devices in different rooms. Wish the user interface instructions were a little more detailed; but Crutchfield has great customer service!

Sonos Play 3's with Playbar

Written By JG, Seattle, WA on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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I bought 2 Play 3's for a family room where TV watching with a Sonos Playbar or stand alone stereo listening would occur. The "balance" or "fade" between the Play 3's & Playbar is inadequate. There should be more control when associated with the Playbar. There should be an easier way to switch between stereo listening mode & TV-watching-with-a-Playbar mode. Because it is a hassle to reconfigure the Play 3's every time you associate it or disassociate it with the Playbar, it mostly sits in TV mode and the stereo capability isn't realized. That's a lot of wasted money. I would give the Play 3's a higher rating as stand alone speakers -- but that's not why I bought them.

Pros: The Play 3's sound great when they act as left and right channel speakers when not associated with the Playbar. Power plug only gives a clean install. Integrates seamlessly with other Sonos components.

Cons: It is a pain in the neck to disassociate the Play 3's from the Playbar to act as left and right channel speakers for stereo listening. It is a pain in the neck to associate the Play 3's with the Playbar every time you want to watch TV. You have to do the set-up procedure every time you switch between TV and stereo listening. I hope a software update can make this a lot easier because this is not user-friendly. The hype and extolled flexibility of this system didn't jive with the usability.

Sonos PLAY:3

Written By Anonymous, New Jersey on Saturday, February 08, 2014

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Purchased the Sonos Play 3 for my son and daughter-in-law as an early Valentine's Day gift - He/they LOVE IT! I also have a Play 3 and two Play 1's and absolutely love them.

Pros: Easy to set up - easy to use - just a joy to listen to.

Cons: So far - none.

Sonos PLAY3

Written By JackStraw, PA on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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The concept, setup, and functionality is great! You can easily set this up to stream music from a PC (or better yet a network drive) as well as seemingly any internet and internet streaming land radio station in the word....and of course internet based music services like Pandora. Control from a PC app is easy and fun. I've had NO issues with buffering, connectivity, or packet loss. The sound is also pretty good considering it's size. I really love this device, but I think you're paying for the concept and development. The components, especially the Connect:AMP which you can use to drive your own speakers, are fairly expensive for what you get. But again, you have to consider that Sonos is really in a category by itself. You're paying for the development.

Pros: Sound. Connectivity. Functionality. Easy set up.

Cons: Price Sonos Android app does not seem to be compatible with my tablet

Great product

Written By JohnH, Naples, FL on Saturday, January 18, 2014

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Bought both the Sonos play 3 and 5. The three for my den and the five for our larger living room. The five certainly has bigger sound, with the bass, but I'm not discounting the three, as it does wonderfully in a smaller space, and accompanies the five nicely when played together in separate rooms with different volume levels, to give a 'stereo' effect. Bottom line is that I greatly enjoy both the three and the five, and will add another three for the master bedroom.

Pros: minimal footprint, great sound, effortless portability, easy set-up

Great sound!

Written By Emily, Baltimore on Saturday, January 11, 2014

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The Play 3 is a great addition to our Play 5. Both speakers produce excellent sound. The Play 3 is a bit smaller and we use it in many rooms throughout the house.

Amazing sound and easy to setup!

Written By CupertinoPaul, Cupertino, CA on Friday, January 10, 2014

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Amazing sound that takes five minutes to setup. Sonos is an amazing system and I am impressed with all of the Internet music options available through the app. I have tried both the Android and iOS (Apple) apps and they are great - in fact the tablet versions are more comprehensive on the screen and worthwhile when you have a tablet available on the network.

Pros: App Controller for the music is simple and looks great. Multiple controllers in the house and synching of my own personal library was easy over DLNA. Every online music system and internet radio easy to setup. Each speaker can play unique music or can be grouped simply...

Cons: Not great for iTunes shares - I haven't found a way to use them. Therefore, music library organization needed to be reworked.

SONOS Play 3

Written By Anonymous, Sudbury, MA on Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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This is my 3rd Play 3, I also have a Play 5 and Connect to play off my surround sound. The play 3 is a wonderful small to average room speaker (I have mine in our kitchen, dining room and now bedroom). I'm pretty critical of my sound as I like a nice clear high end and tight low end without sounding muddy. The SONOS delivers. Being able to walk throughout the entire house and have music playing without losing it as you walk from one room to another is pretty awesome.

Pros: SONOS has delivered on a true high quality wireless home system. And being able to tie in an existing suround sound speaker system through the connect is brilliant

Sonos System

Written By Skip, Arlington, VA on Thursday, January 02, 2014

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Just a great product! Easy to install, the software works and is very intuitive. This is an additional speaker for my multi room setup and I couldn't be happier with the Sonos product.

Awesome Product

Written By Anonymous, Aurora, IL on Friday, December 20, 2013

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Sounds great, set up is not bad if you are careful with instructions.

Sonos play 3 - used as portable

Written By David, Hartford, CT on Friday, December 20, 2013

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Excellent speaker with room-filling capability and reasonable bass. Connection to the Sonos network is seamless.

Pros: Great sound, can set up horizontally or vertically.

Cons: Wireless network connectivity from one end of a large house to another is spotty - but more a limitation of my Bridge location than of the technology itself, as I have the same issue with my home PC networking.

Awesome product!

Written By Greg, Mesquite, TX on Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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Sonos products are amazing! Setup is easy and takes only minutes. They operate flawlessly! Many music options are available, more than any other product. Sound is fantastic! Music fills every room of my house in perfect sync, and can be controlled by any of multiple devices throughout the house. Gone are the days of blasting music in one room to fill the house.. I simply turn everything on at a nice low level and enjoy everywhere! I am so glad I found Sonos, this system is exactly what I have been dreaming of for a very long time!. My musical experience will never be the same again, thank you Sonos!

Pros: Great sound, easy to setup, easy to operate, good looks, many source options, nice selection of varying equipment lets you configure your home in so many different ways, each piece is individually configurable for EQ, volume and other settings, great app support, great software support, flawless operation..

Cons: I'm very hard pressed to find anything wrong with Sonos products, but if I must here are 2 ideas for slight improvement.. 1. Please make every single piece of equipment available in black! 2. Possible include the last missing source option.. Apple Airplay. I don't require it, but I suppose it might make your products that much more appealing to an even larger audience?

1st Time Sonos User

Written By mjp, maryland on Friday, December 13, 2013

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I debated taking the plunge for a Sonos system but finally did it. I think the clincher was the free Sonos Bridge that was offered. The unit has decent sound, was easy to install, and all of my music, including iTunes downloads, CD collection, and Pandora, is now in the same place. My kids also downloaded the Sonos controller and use our Play 3 whenever they want.

Pros: good sound, easy set-up, portability

Cons: Price.

great system

Written By craig, NYC on Friday, December 06, 2013

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This was an add'l speaker for our existing Sonos system. It's easy to install - like all Sonos products I'v bought!

Sonos is a great system

Written By Ron, PA on Friday, November 29, 2013

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Sonos is so easy to set up and use. The play 3 has very good sound but after trying out a play 1 ( which had poor sound) the 3 was definitely better. The software is very good, I wish it was able to display the quality of the music stream since I cant tell if its the source or the speaker sound.

Cons: Unplug the speaker and you need to reset it thru the software. There are no presets on the speaker.

Out performs competitors by far!

Written By Clark, Searcy, AR on Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Play:3 sounds great by itself. I am a Bose fan, or was, but Sonos out performs the wireless soundtouch by Bose. One play 3 is great but when paired in stereo the sound is so much better. I use the Macronos app for Android and i can stream Google play! Super pleased and will be putting in my new house instead of in-ceiling speakers.

Pros: Great sound and built to last

Cons: use of 3rd party app to play Google play, but at least it is possible with Sonos

Sonos PLAY:3

Written By EJP, Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday, November 05, 2013

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Love the sound quality and ease of use - setting up the wireless connection was no problem. I was disappointed to find that there was no rechargeable battery - so you can't unplug and carry to another room or outside. Also, no input jack to connect directly to my mp3 music player. I had assumed that a smaller unit like this would have those things. I should have looked at the specs more closely :(.

Pros: Easy to set up wireless connection, great sound quality

Cons: No rechargeable battery - please make, I would buy! No input jack for my mp3 player.

Sonos Play 3

Written By David J, Lynchburg on Sunday, November 03, 2013

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Brilliant. Simply brilliant.

Pros: Good, rich sound with plenty of depth.

Cons: Base is just a little on the thin side; but still very good for such a small unit. Listen to the Play 5 to compare.

Great Support

Written By Rudy, Concord, NC on Sunday, November 03, 2013

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I had trouble following the instructions and had to call for help to set my computer. It was simple, but if the instructions were more precise anyone could get music without calling for help. Also, only stations that are in tunein can be put into your computer to play. The speaker sound just fine, but the volume is controlled by your computer setting. Would be nice to have a volume control on the speaker to keep from returning to the computer to adjust the sound. My computer and speaker are in different zones. Otherwise, good listening.

Nice addition to Sonos ecosystem

Written By MDB, Coral Gables, FL on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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I recently entered the Sonos Universe with a mix of Connect and Connect:Amps hardwired to in-ceiling speakers as well as outdoor rock speakers. I purchased two Play3s to add zones to both of my children's rooms. The sound and look amazing. Got a black for our baby and the white for the girl's room. My wife and I use them EVERY night to put soothing lullabies as part of the "time-to-go-to-bed" struggle. I have a subscription to Pandora "One" as well as MOG. MOG has a awesome selection of children bed-time lullabies. I can say that these new Sonos components have complimented my already existing whole-house music system. These two components are the only wireless components we have at the time since all the other ones are hardwired via CAT5 cable to the router. So far not a single hiccup in the quality and transmission.

Pros: form factor, sound quality, bass response, ease of connecting to Sonos net.

Cons: none

Sonos Play 3 - an excellent addition to your system

Written By Brian R, Goodfield, IL on Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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Excellent sound for its size. I own the Play 5 and added the Play 3 to extend sound to other rooms. Sonos has produced a quality product that has good value. The Play 3 sound quality exceeds my expectations for the streaming style music that I listen to.

Pros: Good sound - Easy set up - Player software is easy to use

Cons: It would be nice to have a portable (battery operated) option or version available to use outdoors or while away from a 120v outlet.

At last - music and talk radio in all my important rooms

Written By Carol, Forest, VA on Sunday, September 15, 2013

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This product gave me the capability to have understandable radio in my bathroom and my kitchen. I can move the receiver if I want from one room to another. I do plan on purchasing another receiver so I can have sound in all the main rooms of my house. I have a stereo system with speakers in my bedroom and living room, and now I can here radio all over the house.

Pros: Wireless sound whereever you want it, Easy to set up.

Cons: There is a slight delay between the SONOS speakers and the wired stereo radio. Mostly OK since you only can be in one room at a time.

Can't Have Enough!

Written By KKP, Cloverdale, CA on Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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I was so impressed with the Sonos sound system that I installed in my TV room (base, sound bar and two Sonos Play:3 speakers) that I purchased two more Sonos Play:3 for my kitchen. The set up easily and instantly joined my other speakers. The only confusing part was making them stereo. Their sound is phenomenal. I will be adding more throughout the house. I live in a 100 year old house and the ability to have flawless wireless throughout the house that can be managed separately from my iPhone is magical!

Pros: excellent sound, easy set up and they have a small footprint.

Cons: Setting up the stereo was not completely intuitive. Lack of detailed instruction manual.

Sonos Play 3

Written By Curt C., Lakewood Ranch, FL on Saturday, September 07, 2013

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Big fan of the Sonos system. Setup is almost idiot proof, sound is excellent. Music can be played throughout the house and have different sounds playing in different rooms. Also, Sound Bar and Sub Woofer are excellent as well as the Play 5's. Great system, only drawback is the cost.

Pros: Simplicity, Convenience, Portability

Cons: Cost

great system

Written By Anonymous, ossining,ny on Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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This is the best wireless system that I have tried. The sound is great and the interface is outstanding,.

Sonos PLAY:3

Written By BillyO, Tampa, FL on Sunday, August 25, 2013

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Great product!

Pros: easy setup and beautiful design, quality product and software.

Cons: not portable

Sonos for All

Written By Anonymous, nj on Sunday, July 28, 2013

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I have now installed a Sonos system in three separate locations. They are great. We enjoy the sound and ease of use.

Pros: easy setup and beautiful design, quality product and software.

Cons: No water proof unit for outdoors use. Please get to work. I am first on the list.

great speaker

Written By Anonymous, new york on Friday, July 26, 2013

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great little speaker and software to go along with it for the desktop, iphone and iPad. this is my second unit and i plan on growing to even more speakers throughout the house.

Pros: great sound

Cons: wish is had a battery so it was more portable

Amazing Sound and great size.

Written By Keith, Orlando, FL on Sunday, July 21, 2013

I decided to add a portable Sonos Play 3 to our system. We already have several other units. The sound from this little unit is outstanding. It is better in smaller rooms, and in a corner for better bass. Even when out in the open in our huge family room it still sounds very good. The size is perfect for placement on a bathroom counter, or in the laundry room, etc.

Pros: Great sound, great size. I like the darker color of the case, blends in better.

Cons: None. Another great Sonos product.

Better than demo

Written By KT, Oklahoma City, OK on Thursday, July 18, 2013

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I was unfamiliar with sonos but researched outdoor speakers. Even though this is not an 'outdoor' speaker, I can easily transport the Play3 outside when I want. I figured it was a better option anyway given the amount of time I actually spend on the patio and the risk of a good speaker being damaged by Oklahoma hail/tornado weather if it was mounted outside. Instead, I get to enjoy the music in the house too. I went to some other retailers and played the demo. After reading the reviews, I expected the sound to be better but reminded myself I was in a huge building. When I got it home, it was awesome. I didn't read any of the directions and have yet to install the software on my computer although I will as there may be software updates. It plays pandora from my phone without having the computer on. I had the app downloaded so when I plugged it in, I followed the easy steps on my phone to set it up. Crutchfield was great about answering my questions. My house is just over 1350 square feet and I can easily hear the play3 throughout the house. I thought I would use it in the kitchen only and later add one for the living room. I don't see that necessary. However, the playbar is on my next list.

Pros: Ability to play music from multiple sources. Sounds good. Fills the area well. Fairly easy to transport within wifi signal. When I sell my house, my speakers will go with me. Not limited to iphone. Seems to be longer lasting with the future than some options.

Cons: A little pricey for a speaker, esp. when you have to have the bridge and start thinking of adding other components.

awesome speaker

Written By graham, 29601 on Monday, July 15, 2013

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I have them!!!!

Pros: Small light weight loud

Cons: Expensive


Written By David, Chappaqua NY on Saturday, June 01, 2013

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Outstanding ... easy setup, works seamlessly unlike so many other lesser quality products.

Pros: Easy setup, quality, sound

Cons: Price, requires a/c

Small spaces will love this unit

Written By X, Arlington, VA. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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I have a Sonos addiction. I love the stuff. Sonos makes you realize why you dug listening to music all those years. The Play three let's you get down in tight corners. I have a small bathroom but wanted to listen to something other than my electric toothbrush or my shrieks of terror when I looked in the mirror. The Play 3 sounds really good even when backed into a corner. It doesn't get as loud as I had hoped but it does great when you look at how small it is. They probably sound great as a stero pair. There is even wall mount attachment things if you are into that kind of thing. Anyway, it is a welcome addition to my Sonos system.

Pros: Fits about anywhere. It does a lot of things well for its size.

Cons: Not super loud but good for small spaces

Great System, easy to use!

Written By JeffT, Celebration, FL on Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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I bought several Sonos components from Crutchfield. The Sonos system is super easy to set up (plug a Bridge or another component into a home network, open a controller app on a phone, tablet, or PC) and the sound quality is very good! I would highly recommend for others.

Pros: Simplicity, multi-zone audio, audio quality

Cons: cost

Fabulous Sound, Simplicity Defined

Written By HW, Grand Forks ND on Friday, April 19, 2013

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We ordered this Sonos 3 for the upstairs bathroom after using our Sonos 5 in our livingroom/kitchen. Since we already had the 5 up and going (via the Sonos Bridge), the 3 was set up in only a minute or two. The system found it immediately after making the unit discoverable and after that it was just . . . playing music! Very easily paired with/separated from the Sonos 5 - all from our iPhones (or our computers)! What wonderful, simple technology!!! This was a scratch and dent purchase, so we saved a couple of bucks, but, where is the damage??? The unit is perfect!!! The box it came in had a small tear, but that was it. I have never written a review for a product EVER, but I am so impressed I just had to say something. We love music and we favor simplicity. The sonos systems deliver both beautifully. We would definitely recommend Sonos to our friends. Even our kids are impressed.

Pros: Great sound, simple set up, very flexible - can listen to different sources of music (Internet radio, music from my computers and server) on each of the units using the same controller (iPhones/computers). The volume levels can be adjusted together or separately. The Sonos app for our iPhones didn't get a stellar rating, but it seems to work well for us.

Cons: Probably a little pricey. On the other hand there is value in paying a bit more for quality.


Written By ckp, Los Angeles, CA on Friday, April 05, 2013

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Love the speaker!

Great digital music player

Written By Ted, Chicago, IL on Friday, April 05, 2013

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This is a great product - very easy to use and much higher quality sound than I expected. We bought it to add music to our kitchen without having to run wires from the stereo, and its been great. All of the digital music options have worked great, and the controller apps for android, iphone, and ipad are very handy (and easy to use). I will likely purchase more Sonos products in the future...

Pros: Ease of use, sound quality

Cons: No battery (not a huge deal, but it would be nice if you could use this without a plug nearby, at least for a little while). This is the only thing that prevented me from giving it 5 stars (

can't beat the price

Written By J, New York, NY on Thursday, March 21, 2013

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You can't beat the price. The design is awesome and the price is even better. I'm not a hardcore music listener so this is perfect for me. I usually entertain people over dinner. My place is over 2200 sq feet and I have a huge living room but this little guy can cover my living room with no problem. Going to buy couple more for my other rooms. Loving it!

Pros: easy setup, price, design

Cons: I wish the logo wasn't so prominent!

PLAY:3 Review

Written By David A., Oak Hill, WV on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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The PLAY:3 works great as a networked device. I'm surprised it doesn't have a simple audio mini-jack port though, since this would seem to enable it for non-networked use also (just a speaker connected directly to a device). The sound is great though and the multi-room functionality with pairing is really nice.

Pros: For its stated purpose it is simply great.

Cons: Seems to me that adding the stereo port for direct connections would be simple and would greatly increase the functionality.

Amazing Performance

Written By Frank M, Harrison, NY on Thursday, January 31, 2013

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Sonos makes great products I have been using the Sonos Play 5 in larger areas Very pleased with the performance of the Play 3 for the kitchen where I want to take up less space but still have a full range of so