Sonos PLAY:1

Sonos PLAY:1 User Manual Specifications

Sonos PLAY:1





Two Class-D digital amplifiers


One tweeter creates a crisp and accurate high frequency response


One mid-woofer ensures the faithful reproduction of mid-range frequencies crucial for accurate playback of vocals and instruments, as well as delivery of deep, rich bass

Stereo Pair setting

Turns two PLAY:1s into separate left and right channel speakers

5.1 Home Theater

Add two PLAY:1 speakers to PLAYBAR and SUB for a true surround sound experience


Audio Formats Supported

Support for compressed MP3, AAC (without DRM), WMA without DRM (including purchased Windows Media downloads), AAC (MPEG4), AAC+, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, Flac (lossless) music files, as well as uncompressed WAV and AIFF files. Native support for 44.1kHz sample rates. Additional support for 48kHz, 32kHz, 24kHz, 22kHz, 16kHz, 11kHz, and 8kHz sample rates. MP3 supports all rates except 11kHz and 8kHz. Note: Apple “FairPlay”, WMA DRM and WMA Lossless formats not currently supported. Previously purchased Apple “FairPlay” DRM-protected songs may be upgraded.

Music Services Supported

Sonos works seamlessly with most music services, including Apple Music™, Deezer, Google Play Music, Pandora, Spotify and Radio by TuneIn, as well as downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks. Service availability varies by region. For a complete list, see

Internet Radio Supported

Streaming MP3, HLS/AAC, WMA

Album Art Supported


Playlists Supported

Rhapsody, iTunes, WinAmp, and Windows Media Player (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)


Wireless Connectivity

Connects to your home WiFi network with any 802.11 b/g/n router. 802.11n only network configurations are not supported—you can either change the router settings to 802.11 b/g/n or connect a Sonos product to your router.

SonosNet Extender

Functions to extend and enhance the power of SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network dedicated exclusively for Sonos to reduce WiFi interference.

Ethernet Port

One 10/100Mbps Ethernet port

SonosNet Extender

Functions to extend and enhance the power of SonosNet 2.0


Power Supply

100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, auto-switchable

Top Panel Buttons

Volume and Play/Pause. Press Play/Pause button once to start or stop the music; twice to skip to the next track

Top Panel LED

Indicates PLAY:1 status

Dimensions (H x W x D)

6.36 x 4.69 x 4.69 (in) / 161.45 x 119.7 X 119.7 (mm)

Threaded mount

Standard 1/4”-20 threaded mounting socket


4.08 lb (1.85 kg)

Operating Temperature

32º to 104º F (0º to 40º C)

Storage Temperature

4º to 158º F (-20º to 70º C)

Humidity Resistant

Designed to withstand high-humidity, such as in a bathroom with a running shower. (The PLAY:1 is not waterproof or water-resistant.)

Product Finish

White with light metallic grille; black with graphite grille

* Specifications subject to change without notice.

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