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White Wireless Music System

  • With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
  • What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..

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This page is intended to demonstrate the incredible value of our 5 Year Supercare. Under recent legislation, we are obliged to point out that you obviously do not need to purchase an extended warranty at the same time you purchase your electrical goods and are entitled to shop around. We have been encouraging our customers to do just that for years because, not only are our prices significantly cheaper than our competitors, but just look at what else we include:

Free loan machine (only if taken back to store)
Should you encounter a problem, just ask and you'll be provided with a unit to ensure you're not without music whilst your equipment is being fixed.

Like for like machine if unit is unrepairable
If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change so, while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications.

Free routine service / Maintenance checks
have your unit serviced as often as you wish, free of charge, during the 5 year period. (Normally excluded from extended guarantees).

45 day cooling off period
If you're not happy with our 5 Year Supercare package just ask for a full refund - no questions asked. After 45 days, providing no claim has been made, you can also terminate the agreement and receive a pro-rata refund.

If you use the policy in the 5 years, you'll have saved yourself tens and perhaps hundreds of pounds. If you don't use it...IT WON'T COST YOU A THING!*

* Simply return your unused Supercare policy within one month of the expiration date, and we'll refund the price of your warranty.
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LOWEST PRICES GUARANTEED!We'll beat any genuine advertised price,
even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase.
T&Cs apply.

With FREE 2 Year Guarantee!

"Reasonably priced, effortlessly stylish and with a plethora of options to expand as you go - Sonos is still one of multi-room's leading lights." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision Award Winner 2014


The Sonos wireless sound system is simply one of the best sounding, most reliable and highly flexible there is. With the latest Sonos components you don't even require a BRIDGE or BOOST, as they are capable of linking via your home Wi-Fi system. For the very best results, though, linking one component to an Ethernet connection will allow you to take advantage of the famous Sonos 'Mesh' system. The more components you add, the stronger this dedicated wireless mesh becomes. Best of all, because it runs independently from your Wi-Fi, the reliability and strength of the signal is unaffected by Wi-Fi dropouts.


Controlling your Sonos system couldn't be easier. Simply download dedicated apps for your smartphone or tablet - both Apple iOS and Android are catered for - and you're good to go. You can either stream music stored on your device, from a local network share or take advantage of music streaming services such as Spotify, Napster and With the veritable selection of music sources available on Sonos, there's simply no need to buy 'physical' music again!


Contained within the still compact casing you'll find a 5-driver speaker system with five dedicated digital amplifiers. Twin tweeters and mid-range units combine with a single woofer to give a full-range, stereo, expansive sound quality. The active design gives a hugely punchy, dynamic sound with excellent detail and control. The Play:5 fills even the largest rooms with sound without effort.


Think of a scenario and the Play:5 fits. With its powerful sound the Play:5 is ideal as the main music system in your home. Adding to its appeal is a line level input, making it perfect for plugging in your MP3 or CD player, or even your TV.


With robust build quality, the Play:5 is not only built to last but also ideal for use in rooms with wide temperature changes - such as conservatories. The solid construction with no vinyl wrap or wood veneers to peel or distort will still look good in years to come. As usual, there's a Play:5 White and Play:5 Black so that finding one to suit your decor is easy.

For all that's great about Sonos, with the most powerful and dynamic sound, the Play:5 makes a worthy range topper.

Click here for link to our blog review

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Connection Features
Number of USB sockets.
Analogue Input
Number of analogue line inputs
1 x RCA phono
Networking Features
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Wireless Connection
Whether a wireless or, Wi-Fi, connection is included as standard or optional (via dongle). This allows for wireless connection to your home network hub.
Sonos Mesh
Smartphone Control
Can you use a Smart Phone (iPhone or Android) to control the receiver?
General Features
Remote Control
Is an Infra-red remote included?
Dimensions of unit (W x D x H) mm.
365 x 123 x 217
Weight of unit, unboxed, in KG.
Award Winning System
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 15 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Loud it is but room filling it is not I bought this unit hoping that it would be good enough for a small dining room. I was really disappointed to the point where I took it back and have now bought two Play:3's instead. This gives a much better stereo sound and is as loud as you could want it. 09 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great sound and very flexible multi-room functionality I purchased 7 speakers - 6 play3 and 1 play 5 plus a Sonos boost to go throughout three rooms in my wedding venue - A 16th Century with 3 foot thick walls giving limited WiFi. The sound is amazing and although I set them up initially fine - I encountered problems when I unplugged them and the system could not be found on my Ipod. Howie put me onto Sonos helpline who went through a very complicated re set. Their advice was great, My problem was my BT hub, and lack of wi-fi throughout an old property, but the Sonos technician fixed everything including setting up my new Wifi boost etc. Very helpful team and the system works a treat now. They recommended an old android phone so that I could set up a Sonos wifi loop and also to add in a NAS unit to add my song lists to. We are a wedding venue and so the quality and instant reliability are of utmost importance. I will be adding to the system in the future! 08 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect sound system! Easy set up and great sound quality! I purchased two for use in adjacent rooms. 25 March 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sonos functionality is excellent especially with a streaming svc This 5 is excellent for a larger room. It's bass is that much bigger and of course it will go louder ! This is the 3rd component I have bought and the system gets better the more you have. I think there is great synergies between the sonos and my streaming svc which happens to be spotify. The world's music at a touch in any room ! Can't get better than that. 22 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very pleased great sound Very pleased with this great sound which easily fills the room. 15 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Elegant, easy of use and impressive sound I set it up on returning home and within 5 minutes, had music streaming to the speaker in the lounge. I am a software developer, so I appreciate good software UI?s, and was impressed with how well the IOS software looked and how easy it was to use. I?m no expert when determining if the sound from the speaker is comparable to other speakers of similar price, but it did sound great and the bass was of a level that I wished for. Part of my decision making was to be based on the overall design, as I had a lady to contend with who didn?t want the macho look of the masculine looking floor standing speakers and after choosing the white coloured play 5, I met both an elegant design and the acceptance of the other half. In conclusion, I would truly recommend this speaker system and although the price is higher than I would of liked, I will be buying the play 3 for the dining room. 14 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sonos, excellent product Only went in for the sound bar to improve the TV, but bought the whole system. Easy to set up and use. Great sound. A real audiophile would probably pick it to bits, but then if you are really into your sound systems you would build your own from scratch. Have never bought a big sound system like this so was surprised at the quality. The best points are the ease of set up and variety of sources. Still a joy to listen to and use three months later. Has not dropped out, buffered or hung yet. (Airplay does). 03 December 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wonderful sound easy to use with the help of Richer Sounds help line, thank you! The sound quality is very good, it doesn't rely on a mega bass which smothers the music! Not the easiest app but with the help of Richer Sound help line it works perfectly 23 September 2014
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