Sonos Introduces $199 PLAY1 Speaker

Sonos introduced its new PLAY1 speaker this week. At a retail price of $199, the PLAY1 is a welcome addition to Sonos complete line of multi-room audio products and is bound to be one of the hottest products at Grand this holiday season. The compact PLAY1 measures just 4.7″ wide by 6.4″ high allowing it to fit just about anywhere. But don’t let the compact footprint fool you. PLAY1 is outfitted with two Class D amplifiers to power its built-in woofer and tweeter and produce sound quality you’d expect from a much larger speaker. Of course PLAY1 also features all the streaming music capability you’ve come to know and love from Sonos. Not familiar with Sonos? Check out this video for a complete overview: Sonos Intro Video.

The versatile PLAY1 speaker is more than just a compact HiFi powerhouse. You can wirelessly pair two PLAY1s for true stereo output capable of filling larger spaces. If that’s not enough, add Sonos’ high performance SUB to your PLAY1 pair for a wireless 2.1 solution that rivals bulky component based systems at significantly higher prices. If home theater is your thing, add a pair of PLAY1s to Sonos PLAYBAR soundbar home theater system for a wireless surround sound solution for your TV viewing. Speaking of PLAYBAR, the popular home theater system recently received a #1 rating from Consumer Reports in the soundbar home theater category.

PLAY1 will be hitting Grand stores on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. In the meantime, check out the product images below or this video to see the PLAY1 for yourself.

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ZVOX Home Theater Review


ZVOX Audio Base

ZVOX Audio Base

Do you want big sound but you’re tired of bulky components, messy wires and complicated setups? ZVOX audio’s ZBASE theater systems are the perfect solution for you.

Unique Styling

The innovative ZBASE system is a low profile rectangular box that sits on your AV stand beneath your TV. Simply set the TV on top of your ZBASE system and the sleek cabinet blends in with the base of your flat panel TV. Your guests won’t even notice its there – that is until they hear it.

Premium Sound

The sound from a ZVOX audio system is amazing. You get realistic surround sound output from the five compact drivers lining the front of the system’s cabinet. In addition, ZVOX systems delivery stunningly clear dialog, particularly when in Dialog Emphasis mode. The system’s built-in subwoofer delivers outstanding bass that rivals stand-alone subwoofers in most systems.

Simple Setup and Operation

ZVOX systems are extremely easy to set up and use. Simply connect one cable from your TV to the system and you’re done. ZVOX systems have additional inputs for music sources including a front mounted mini jack for your iPod. Best of all, the ZVOX system works with any remote. It can learn your TV, cable or satellite remote commands so you can use the remote control you’re familiar with and eliminate the pile of remotes from your table top.

ZVOX has received rave reviews from traditional audio stalwarts like Stereophile, Sound & Vision and Home Theater as well as popular outlets like The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune and MSNBC. Visit us today to see it in action for yourself. You’ll be amazed at the quality, design and simplicity of ZVOX audio systems.

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