Sonos PLAYBASE Wireless Soundbase for Home Theater and Streaming Music

Model: PBASEUS1BLK UPC: 878269001379 Item: 1839


Color: Black - In Stock

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Sonos PLAYBASE Overview

Boring living rooms, be gone. Listen to what you want when you want with the ultra versatile Sonos PLAYBASE, featuring built-in Bluetooth® connectivity. Stream audio from more than 30 music-streaming services including Spotify, Pandora, iTunes and Apple Music and listen to your favorite films with in high definition with clear and powerful sound.

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Product highlights

  • 10 amplified speakers deliver shimmery highs, lush mids and powerful bass
  • Speech enhancement makes dialog clear and easy to hear
  • Bluetooth® wireless streaming technology
  • Integrates wirelessly with other Sonos speakers
  • Connects to your TV with a digital optical input
  • Trueplay delivers optimal performance in any room
  • Control the PLAYBASE from your mobile device using the Sonos App    
  • Weight – 18.85 lbs.
  • Dimensions: Width: 28.35” - Depth: 14.96” - Height:2.28”
  • Warranty: 1-year limited warranty
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

Put Your Home Audio on a Pedestal

Movie buffs and music lovers can finally capture the excitement of realistic movie theater sound without having to rearrange their home décor to hide unsightly speaker cables. The Sonos PLAYBASE Wireless Soundbase is a discreet and powerful sound system you can place under your TV and fill the room with dynamically clear and powerful audio. This high performance speaker lets you hear every detail of your favorite movies and music and has enough power to keep the neighbors up all night like only Sonos can. 

Your Dream Home Entertainment Set-up

Whether you want an easy upgrade for your television’s (typically sub-par) built-in audio capabilities or you want to build a home theater complete with full surround sound, the PLAYBASE Wireless is the sonic solution you are looking for. Simply connect the PLAYBASE to your TV using a digital audio optical cable and hear the improvement over your television’s built-in speakers. The PLAYBASE delivers some serious bottom end, but if you really want to rattle the walls with ground shaking bass, wirelessly connect a Sonos SUB. For an authentic surround sound set-up (part of the larger Sonos multi-room audio ecosystem), connect add a pair of Sonos PLAY: 1 speakers.  

Enhanced Dialogue

Words matter. Thanks to the Sonos PLAYBASE,  you don’t have to struggle to hear what your favorite actors are saying on the screen. This powerful Sonos sound system features a speech enhancement mode that keeps dialogue from getting lost in the mix of background music and sound effects, so you hear every whisper as clear as every shout. For those late night viewing sessions, the PLAYBASE features Night Sound mode that automatically enhances quiet sounds and adjusts loud sounds so you hear every detail without disturbing everyone else in the house.     

A Wireless Music Streaming Machine

Listen to what you want when you want. The Sonos PLAYBASE has built-in Bluetooth® connectivity, allowing you to stream audio from more than 30 music-streaming services including Spotify, Pandora, iTunes and Apple Music. And it plays all of your favorite Audiobooks and Podcasts. No matter what you are listening to the Sonos PLAYBASE delivers clear and powerful sound.

Dynamic Components

The Sonos PLAYBASE sits underneath your television; it looks unassuming but it is loaded with 10 custom-designed speaker drivers -- 3 tweeters, 6 midrange drivers, and 1 powerful woofer producing shimmery highs, lush mids and deep, full bodied bass. This speaker configuration richly produces everything from breathy dialogue to fingers running up and down a fret board.


Our friends at Sonos understand every room has different acoustic characteristics, that impact sound quality. The PLAYBASE features Trueplay technology -- a piece of audio engineering that makes getting the best possible audio from your sound bar a breeze. Sonos Trueplay features high-tech sonic wizardry that analyzes your room layout and adjusts how it produces sound based on acoustic factors that impact sound quality. So, no matter what room (or rooms) it is in, The PLAYBASE produces rich, spacious sound.

The Sonos App

The free Sonos App lets you conveniently control the PLAYBASE from your smart phone or tablet. Download the app from Google Play or the Apple Store and take control of the PLAYBASE’s functions and navigate playlists on your computer and Internet streaming stations. This app turns your mobile device into a one-stop music control center and lets you check out artist bios, reviews, and concert listings right from your mobile device.



  • 10x Class-D digital amplifiers
  • 6x midwoofers
  • 3x tweeters
  • 1x woofer
  • Optical digital output
  • Weight: 18.85 lbs.
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 2.28" x 28.35" x 14.96"


PLAYBASE TV Placement Guidelines

TV Placement - single foot

Single Foot Stands

Make sure your TV stand rests completely on your PLAYBASE with no overhang. Securely supports any screen up to 77 lbs (35 kg).

Playbase TV placement options - two feet

Split-Foot Stands

PLAYBASE fits conveniently between the legs of most TVs stands with separate feet. Feet must be at least 2.3” (58mm) tall to allow for PLAYBASE clearance.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • PLAYBASE Wireless Soundbase
  • AC power cord
  • Ethernet cable
  • Optical audio cable
  • Literature


Customer Reviews for Sonos PLAYBASE Wireless Soundbase for Home Theater and Streaming Music

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Perfect for clarity of dialogue
Purchased for two people that are hard of hearing, it has made all the difference in them being able to hear the dialogue on tv. It has great sound!
January 1, 2020
9 months ago
Mostly great
Love the ease of set up and the sound, but frustrated that only one remote can be connected to it
January 1, 2020
9 months ago
Great product
Great product
September 21, 2017
over 3 years ago
Great solution for staying TV
Actually I have a nice armoire and needed to fit the biggest TV I could and the only way to to it for my space was to get this Playbase, but it also helped I have Sonos setup already, so it was a no brainer. I did also get the TV stand made for the Playbase so that the TV can sit right above the Playbase to maximize space.

All together with TV, Stand, Playbase, I am extremely happy.
August 10, 2017
over 3 years ago


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On a family member's Christmas wish list !!!
Annemarie C on Nov 29, 2019
On a family member's Christmas wish list !!!
Annemarie C on Nov 29, 2019
Is this easy to setup?
Linda Shek on Jul 19, 2017
  Linda, yes, this piece is extremely easy to set up. You simply connect the included Optical cable to the Optical Audio Output of your TV and the audio input of the Playbase. And then make sure it's plugged in using the included AC power cord. Before you can actually play music or audio from your TV through the Playbase, you would next use Sonos' app to walk you through the rest. You can download the Sonos controller app and access the instructions through your computer, smartphone or tablet. Follow the in-app instructions to finish your setup. It will walk you through setting up a new Sonos system (if its your first), configuring your remote to work with the Playbase, and adding surrounds (a pair of Play:1 speakers, for example) if needed.
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