Sonos Play 5

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I have 2 R500 Unleashed AP, the Sonos Play 5 stops playing after a few minutes. How can I fix this? I have look in the settings, but can’t find it.

 

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tjeee tje

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Posted 7 months ago

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Michael Brado, Official Rep

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Don't know your network, but advice says to use Standard Mode if you have any wireless Mesh, and Boost mode only if all devices are Wired.
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John D, AlphaDog

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I've got a full fledged Sonos setup, my comments:

If you are using ANY sort of auto-channel-switching on 2.4GHz, don't do it. Sonos's mesh networking can't deal with channel changes at all. Feel free to leave it on for 5GHz, but set up a static channel plan for 2.4GHz.

Or... If you can use a dedicated SonosNet (they call it BOOST or BRIDGE), I would recommend that if you have more than 1 Sonos speaker. This will let Sonos set up its own semi-proprietary 2.4GHz network which all the speakers mesh with. I find that this is more reliable especially if you have multiple speakers, as they do some magic sauce with realtime speaker synchronization and you don't deal with competing wifi traffic.

A dedicated SonosNet is set up by either wiring in one of your speakers, or wiring in a Sonos BOOST/BRIDGE device and then all your speakers can be wireless.
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tjeee tje

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Thank u very much John, going to setup a static channel.