Sonos CONNECT:AMP Wireless AMP for Streaming Music

CONNECT:AMP

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Stream with any speaker. No receiver required. Got a favourite pair of speakers you’d love to use for streaming? Or the urge to hear some vinyl while you’re lounging outside? With CONNECT:AMP you can stream music services and internet radio through any existing speakers, no receiver needed. Or send sounds from a turntable all through your home.

  • Add music streaming to wired in-wall systems, patio or poolside speakers or any other
  • speakers which aren’t connected to a receiver.
  • Send sound from a pre-amped turntable to any Sonos speaker in your house.
  • Control the music from anywhere in your home using a smartphone or tablet.
  • Flexible. Features analog, optical and coaxial digital audio outputs.
  • Line-in input plays audio from any amplified playback source.

Any speaker, any room. Indoors and out.

Bookshelf, floor-standing, outdoor, in-ceiling or in-wall. CONNECT:AMP powers all the speakers you own and love. For non-stop outdoor listening, CONNECT:AMP works with permanently installed patio or poolside speakers, too.

Amped-up audio performance.

CONNECT:AMP has a built-in Class-D digital amplifier that delivers 55W per channel of audiophile quality sound to your speakers. And the aluminum casing is designed to passively cool the amplifier without a fan, so all you hear is the music.

Easy setup.

Attach CONNECT:AMP to your speakers using standard speaker wire. Plug it in. Then connect it to your WiFi using the Sonos app for uninterrupted wireless streaming.

Grab your aux cord.

Plug any audio source into CONNECT:AMP – from your turntable to a friend’s phone – and listen on your favourite pair of speakers. You can also send the music to any Sonos speakers throughout your home.

WHAT’S IN THE BOX:

  • Sonos CONNECT:AMP
  • Power cord
  • Flat Ethernet cable
  • 1 RCA stereo audio cable
  • 1 stereo mini to RCA Y-audio cable
  • Sonos Quick Start Guide
  • Legal/Warranty information

SPECIFICATIONS
AUDIO
Class-D digital amplifier. Powers speakers with 55W per channel.
Audio line-in. An auto-detecting 3.5mm connection.
PHYSICAL
Dimensions (H x W x D)
3.50 x 7.28 x 8.15 in. (89 x 185 x 207 mm)
Weight
5.1 lb (2.3 kg)
Product finish
Anodized precision machined extrusion aluminum case

Audio
Line-in connections Auto-detecting analog (RCA) line-in connection.
AmplifierClass-D. Rated output 110W RMS (2x55W continuous average power into 8 ohms, THD+N<0.02%) with both channels driven, 22Hz-20KHZ-AES17 measurement bandwidth.
Speaker connections Spring binding posts (in North America the CONNECT:AMP has the combined spring binding post / banana jack connectors).
Subwoofer out Auto detecting RCA type, 80Hz crossover
Music
Audio formats supported Support for compressed MP3, iTunes Plus, WMA (including purchased Windows Media downloads), AAC (MPEG4), AAC+, Ogg Vorbis, Audible (format 4), 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.
Operating systems (for stored files) Windows® XP SP3 and higher; Mac running OS X 10.7 or greater; NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices supporting CIFS
Internet radio supported Streaming MP3, WMA
Album art supported JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF
Apple AirPlay music sources Connect an Apple AirPlay music source, such as an Apple AirPort Express, to any Sonos player with line-in. Enjoy songs from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in any or every room of the home.
Playlists supported iTunes, Rhapsody, WinAmp, Windows Media Player
Playback modes Crossfade, shuffle, repeat
Networking*
Wireless connectivity Works on your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g, 2.4GHz broadcast capable router. Also works on SonosNet, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network dedicated exclusively for your Sonos system to reduce WiFi interference
Network bridging 2-port switch (10/100Mbps, auto MDI/MDIX) allows Ethernet devices to connect through SonosNet
GENERAL
Weight 5.1 lb (2.3 kg)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.50 x 7.28 x 8.15 in. (89 x 185 x 207 mm)
Package contents Sonos CONNECT:AMP, power cord, flat Ethernet cable, Quickstart Guide
Power Supply AC 120/240V, 50-60Hz, auto-switchable
Storage temperature 4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
Operating temperature 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Front panel buttons Volume and Play/Pause
Front panel lights Indicate Sonos component status and Mute status
Product finish Anodized precision machined extrusion aluminum case. Aluminum casing also facilitates passive cooling
Multi-language support Sonos System Software supports : Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish and Brazilian Portuguese.

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