Sonos itself can digitize and send anything input on one device to any other in the same setup. You then proceeded to backtrack. I hope everyone can get their systems resolved without too much headache. You should change to the endorsed driver. Why is this different then any other music service you are picking? Sign In Sign Up. The transparency of your agenda would be laughable, if it weren’t so sad.

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I also like that the Sonos amps have a subwoofer pre-out. Telecart earned the badge Meet and greet.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause some users of both Control4 and Sonos. While I can understand that people are not happy with this situation, I can totally undertand Sonos position. How’s that working out for you? Nest tried this at the start by rebuilding their protocol to shut down the back door hacked drivers and they soon realised it is better to play nice as they are not the only fish in the pond.

Keep Sonos and ditch the C Or go with a higher quality solution like Control4, and stick within each eco-system’s capabilities.

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Wether it’s ethernet or WiFi just depends on the device. Before, integration was complete with browsing, unlimited station selection etc. If you are in the room you select the sonos you want to play? Submit a new text post. The new endorsed drivers from Sonos are designed to force you to use the Sonos app. All other product names and services may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.


If you want to up your current setup and stick with Control4 I’d suggest going for the Tria One, the successor to the Speakerpoint, which is far superior in quality. If you want direct access to music services such as Pandora and Napster through Control4, the best method is to use these services directly from the Control4 controllers and input into a line-in source for each Sonos player.

Already purchase my Dennon AV.

To make progress, you have to do changes and these changes might effect other stuff, but if that stuff is not supported in the first place, why should they care about that? Line-in is not supported by the endorsed driver. I then setup a couple of Play5’s with this new Sonos configuration. As a result of the changes, this update also broke an unofficial Control4 integration with Sonos. What I don’t know is firstly how the hardware actually integrates?

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Share Tweet Share 1 Share whatsapp. I understand this channel isn’t their main focus now, it was a huge part in the early days, but I just don’t understand the lack of attention as a small investment in this area would have huge returns for Sonos. From the face of it, they have lost a TON of functionality from the original “hacked” drivers.


Sonos itself can digitize and send anything input on one device to any other in the same setup.

Control4 Integration with Sonos 7.0

At this time, It’s not advisable to change to Sonos devices assuming you want to keep things in C4 because of controk4. OK understood, thanks for the prompt reply. They Don’t care I’m going to have my client call.

Amp for each room with architectural speakers or a Sonos Play speaker for rooms without built-in speakers. I’m a long-time Osnos user, building a new house with C4. The amp is brilliant.

C4 have confirmed to dealers that the driver is doing as much as the API will let them. Community Advanced setups “Endorsed” Control4 Drivers. Apple Books Audiobooks icon 1 hour ago. I would rather a product fully develop and de-bug a solution, than be sons “first” to release something and innudate the end user with endless updates and bugs.