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The Playbar was the first product developed by Sonos designed specifically to offer an immersive and engaging home theatre experience while retaining good musicality and performance for all audio listening applications. Sonos appreciate that the Playbar's visual design lends itself mainly to wall-mounted televisions but have also discovered that a further improvement in sound quality can be achieved using a different configuration.
Bring in the Playbase. Sonos' latest innovation, designed to sit directly and discretely beneath your television to offer multi-channel, room-filling sound. It's the thinnest Play speaker available, standing at just 5.8cm tall, 72cm in width and 38cm deep. 10 specially designed driver units, all of which are individually amplified, sit within the cabinet of the soundbase, including three tweeters, six midrange drivers and a large woofer for lower, impacting bass sounds.
The Playbase is designed for use with television screens up to 60 inches in size and will withstand a load weight of up to 35kg, which is around double the weight of most 4K compatible 50+" televisions in 2017. The PlayBase connects to your television using a digital audio optical connection, as with the Playbar. As with the Playbar, the Playbase is fully compatible with the Sonos Sub and a pair of additional Play speakers to form a wireless 5.1 channel surround sound system. Finetuning Tuneplay is also supported, so the Playbase is able to manipulate it's sound output, taking environmental factors into consideration (only possible via iOS Sono app).
Who is Sonos?
Sonos is a highly renowned American manufacturer of quality wifi multiroom audio solutions. Having been at the forefront of wireless multiroom technology for over a decade and a half, Sonos are famous for their intuitive control software, rich and engaging sound quality, robust build quality and their commitment to designing and engineering an innovative product that looks as good as it sounds.
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Ten amplified speaker drivers Six mid-range, three tweeters, and one woofer Ten Class-D digital amplifiers Optical input to connect to your TV Allows PLAYBASE to work with DOLBY DIGITAL and stereo Adjustable bass, treble, and loudness controls Customise your sound preferences Autoplay setting Lets you choose whether or not TV audio will begin playback automatically Touch-interface controls & lights Capacitive touch controls for volume up/down, previous/next track, and play/pause.
LED indicates Sonos component status and mute status
WiFi, not Bluetooth Connects to your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g, 2.4 GHz broadcast-capable router for uninterrupted wireless streaming Ethernet port A single Ethernet port can connect PLAYBASE to a wired home network Power supply Auto-switching 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz AC universal input Dimensions - H x W x D 58 x 720 x 380 mm Weight 8.6 kg System requirements
TV with an optical audio output
Broadband Internet in your home
Sonos Controller App
Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.
Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at http://www.interlinkexpress.com to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.
*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.
Shipping Costs Mainland UK (Next-Day) Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly Islands Republic of Ireland (2-day) Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00 Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99 Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99 Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:
Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25
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