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Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100

Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100
alaScore 83

22 reviews

Jan, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems on

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2021

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Sonos ZP100 system reviewed


Looks like HomeTheaterView got themselves a hold of a couple of Sonos ZP100s and a controller and put the spurs to 'em to see how the system works and performs...

May, 2006

Expert review by : CNET staff (

Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100


Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100

Apr, 2005

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Bill Howard (

Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100


Supports MP3: Yes, Supports WMA: Yes, Shows Video: No

Simple, elegant, effortless. Plays the same music simultaneously in multiple rooms, or different music in different rooms. Reads directly from network hard disks.

No on-screen (TV) display. Costly compared to simpler digital audio hubs. No photos or video display. Won't play WMA lossless or DRM audio, FLAC, or Ogg Vorbis files, yet.

Sonos comes through with the best and easiest audio-only media hub we've seen so far. The ZonePlayer ZP100 is expensive for an audio hub, but cheap compared with other whole-house audio systems.

Feb, 2005

Expert review by : CNET staff (

Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100


Sonos ZonePlayer ZP100

Apr, 2005

Expert review by (

Review: Sonos ZP100/ZP80 digital music system


We test out the ultimate music streamer from the bods at Sonos.

Total convenience ; looks great ; will REALLY impress your mates

Too expensive ; predictable DRM issues

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : SmartHouse Staff (

Sonos Digital Music System ZP100 + CR100


Music streaming, internet radio and effortless multi-room playback - Sonos has built possibly the greatest gadget since the PVR.

Effortless streaming; good file support; gorgeous design; multi-room capability

No support for DRM-protected files; very pricey

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Dave Oliver (

Sonos ZP100 Digital Music System


There have been a few low-cost, wireless options that have emerged recently, but none look so good or show as much promise as the Sonos digital music system...

Very easy to use, generally reliable, cool factor is off the scale ;

Set-up can be fiddly, especially if there are computer firewalls involved, range isn't all it's cracked up to be

Because the real beauty of the Sonos system is that you don't have to see it. It consists of one or more boxes, or 'ZonePlayers' containing contains a 50-watt amp (plenty of power for average rooms) which can link wirelessly to each other using Sonos's...

Oct, 2005

Expert review by : Greg Borrowman Steve Holding (

Sonos ZP100 ZonePlayer


I have seen the future of audio. Not only have I seen it I have experienced it in my own home. It's the Sonos Digital Music System...

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if you're talking about mp3's the lack of an optical output doesn't matter, and I guess most people just do mp3's anyway, so the sonos should probably do it for most people, although people who are more serious about HiFi audio quality, will certainly...

not expensive at all

lack of an optical output

Oct, 2005

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Had the Sonos for 3 months now and looking to increase the system to 5 rooms from 2. Really is simple to install and operate, our 4 year daughter can even use it. Sound is superb using FLAC lossless music file conversion, and love having our 1200 CD...

Very easy to install ; No wires between zoneplayers ; Plays FLAC lossless audio as well as MP3 ; Scroll through your music library on the wireless controller ; Can be custom installed ; Takes local input audio and also plays internet radio

Not video capable ; Needs a minumum of 2 zoneplayers to be effective ; PC has to on or a NAS drive used ; Can be expensive

Oct, 2005

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