If I recall, only the initial set up requires a cabled connection
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From the Sonos FAQ page:
With Sonos version 5.1, you can now connect Sonos to your wireless network directly, without using any Ethernet cables.
Are there any settings I need to be aware of?
Sonos communicates over a 2.4GHz home network supporting 802.11b/g wireless technology. 5GHz and 802.11n-only networks are not supported in a completely wireless Sonos setup (both 802.11b / 802.11g networks are supported).
Standard wireless setup supports only home network routers configured to use open (no security) or WEP/WPA/WPA2.
Standard wireless setup is not supported on:
Guest networks/Hotspots that use a portal page to login.
Enterprise access points configured to require certificates or some other form of enterprise authentication (aka "802.1X", "RADIUS", or "WPA/WPA2 Enterprise").
Networks with wireless range extenders.
I have been enjoying mine since I connected it a few months ago. Works beautifully and is so convenient that I am finally considering going digital streaming DSD and all the other abbreviations. I love vinyl and even CD but sometimes I just don't want to fool with records and really enjoy the variety of selecting my own stations over Pandora. If I could find my password I'd connect to Siruis so I could listen to the loft.
Don't get me wrong, I have a very nice system, but "they" are creeping into my audio life!
High resolution audio for SONOS
I do not have SONOS and I know little about Deezer Elite.
I use Tidal, computer USB to DAC, RCA to Processor or
Computer USB to DAC to good headphones
This is simply a passed on FYI I sent to a friend with a new SONOS system I do not know where I "clipped it" from
Owners of a Sonos system can subscribe to Deezer Elite for $14.99 per month. This membership offers high-resolution audio, allowing you to listen to music at five times the bitrate, 1,411 kbps versus 320 kbps. This higher music quality is only available on a Sonos system, and not on other platforms where Deezer is available.
"allowing you to listen to music at five times the bitrate, 1,411 kbps versus 320 kbps."
This is NOT hi-res, (the music streaming industry calls this high quality) This is CD quality. CD's are recorded at 16 bit, 44.1 khz which is 1411kbps. There seems to be confusion because of this misinformation probably from items like this from Deezer.
To be TRUE hi-res, it needs to be 20 bit, 48khz or higher as proposed by the new Digital Electronics Group.