Hook up sonos to receiver

hook up sonos to receiver

How to connect a stereo receiver to Sonos?

To connect your stereo receiver with the Sonos speaker system, follow the detailed steps- Connect the stereo receiver to a Sonos port. Plugin the Sonos port for power, and then connect it with a power amplifier. Open the Sonos app on your mobile controller devices. Tap the option- Set up a new system.

What is the difference between the Sonos port and connect?

Like the Connect, the Port is a wireless streamer with a built-in DAC. It has RCA and digital coaxial audio outputs for connecting a stereo or an AV receiver, and thus allows you to control and play music on that system via the Sonos app, just as if it were a Sonos speaker.

How to add a Sonos component to an Apple TV?

If you want to add a Sonos component, tap the Mute button as well as the + Volume button. Now, you will see the instructions on the Sonos setup screen. After that, it will automatically connect to your Sonos app and you will see a green color indicator light.

Does the Sonos port have a 12V power trigger?

The Sonos Port includes two built-in 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports, so you can wire right into your router if you need a more reliable connection, and it has a 12V power trigger, which means it’ll automatically turn on stereo or receiver equipment when they’re connected and in standby mode.

How do I connect my Sonos playback to my stereo?

You would connect another pair of RCA cables from audio out on the Connect to tape in (dont use Phono) on the stereo, Select that tape input on the stereo. Start playing music on the Sonos speaker, then group the Connect with that. Adjust the volume of the Connect using the App. Check to make sure that the volume is up on your stereo, as well.

What is the difference between the Sonos port and connect?

Like the Connect, the Port is a wireless streamer with a built-in DAC. It has RCA and digital coaxial audio outputs for connecting a stereo or an AV receiver, and thus allows you to control and play music on that system via the Sonos app, just as if it were a Sonos speaker.

How to connect Sonos beam to AV receiver?

If you are thinking of using both your Sonos beam and AV receiver, then for the first method, you could connect the receiver to HDMI ARC input on the TV and the Sonos Beam to the optical output on the TV, using the adapter. With this connection, your receiver will produce sound in its best and full formats.

How do I assign a Sonos speaker to a room?

Give it a name, assign it to a room and treat it just like any other Sonos speaker. For example, if youve wired up your old Denon tower speakers in the living room, add the Connect, Connect:Amp or Amp to your Sonos system through the app, and call it Living room.

Does the Sonos connect have a 12V trigger input?

Most power amps have a 12V trigger input but the Sonos Connect doesnt have a 12V output. I made the following device to just that. It monitors the digital audio signal and can tell when music starts to play. It solves a problem for lots of people using external power amps with the Connect: The Device is called the Bobwire DAT1. See details here:

Can I use the port on my Sonos as an amplifier?

Yes, PORT can be used for transport to other SONOS and as input to an amplifier that accepts line level analog input or digital audio input. Thanks buzz, so sounds like I can use the port to turn my amp on and save some money by skipping the pre-amp since the port is going to be the only source device (no phono, cd, or anything else for me!)

Can port be used as an input for a 12V trigger?

Yes, PORT can be used for transport to other SONOS units and as input to an amplifier that accepts line level analog input or digital audio input. A 12V trigger output is power limited and used strictly for control.

Why do I need a 12V trigger for my power amp?

This is most useful if you have your Connect wired directly to a standalone power amp (not a surround receiver). Standalone amps usually have a 12V trigger input to tell the amp to turn on or off automatically. If you dont have the 12V trigger then you would need to turn your power amp on/off manually with the power button.

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