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First Look: Stream digital audio with Sonos Connect and Connect:Amp

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First Look: Stream digital audio with Sonos Connect and Connect:Amp

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The Sonos Connect adds streaming digital audio to any stereo system. The Sonos Connect:Amp provides streaming digital audio to any room--you just need to supply the speakers.

Let's say you like to use streaming services like Spotify and want to be of the listen to the one you'll hunt hysteria. You could use your Wi-Fi but the little table dangling at the front is not a -- look so what are the alternatives. Hi I'm -- to bring this is a review of the cycles connect and connect -- So it else's wireless players have been around for awhile but the products from -- up to date by adding new services all the time. The latest in a laundry list of services that includes -- -- fine -- and pandora is Amazon's cloud plan. Of course the Sonos players will also stream music from -- network and support must formats including FLAC WAV and Apple consulates. If you have high definition files it might play those and if it takes -- a capability takes -- box touching stated. The main differences between the connect and connect -- should be obvious from the -- They connect to designed to connect to an existing stereo a while to connect amp is the stereo unto itself you just need to -- speak. But players -- controlled by apps for PC Macs -- fines and tablets. The -- is very easy to use and lets you create custom playlist on the fly from a variety of different sources. The -- house is a multi room system and is able to integrate all the different place in you'll climb into the one -- The biggest advantage of the connect plans over the only months finals -- speak is is that I have a line input. This means you can connect to separate plant like a timetable all the TV and then had that stream around the house to other plants in line. So which one should you get. Though to be more expensive at 500 dollars are preferred to connect and especially when I used it as the basis of the stereo system. Being able to control it directly from the app is right and the -- with able to run any of this will speak its electron it. Sound quality was excellent with plenty of -- -- and drive. And no it's more expensive than Google's nexus -- is not a competition it's a much better product. The connect on the other hand was also good but it's a hundred dollars more expensive than the squeeze box Koch and could just looking for a planned -- -- multi room playback. -- -- -- the squeeze box again. In terms of value for money go to the play three is still it's easiest cheapest and best way to get -- -- exist. This has been talking to -- the -- and don't --

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