Sonos has launched a brand new pair of audio system within the Period 100 and Period 300 that, because the mannequin title implies, marks a brand new period of wi-fi audio system from the corporate.
Of the 2, the Period 300 seems like a speaker that’s genuinely totally different from the remaining inside Sonos’ present line-up. That’s as a result of the speaker can play music in Dolby Atmos.
Dolby Atmos presents music in an even bigger, extra expansive method than stereo, firing audio above, to the perimeters and in the direction of the listener for a extra immersive efficiency. There aren’t many Dolby Atmos wi-fi audio system presently accessible, with the Period 300 becoming a member of the likes of Apple Homepod 2 and Amazon Echo Studio.
However Dolby Atmos music is gaining extra traction available in the market as extra music is produced within the format. Right here’s the way to discover Dolby Atmos audio on the Sonos Period 300.
What you’ll want:
- Sonos Period 300
- An Amazon Music or Apple Music subscription
The Brief Model:
- Open the Sonos app
- Head to the search icon
- Sort in Dolby Atmos
- Click on on the tracks that come up within the outcomes
Open the Sonos app
Dolby Atmos audio isn’t supported over Bluetooth or AirPlay 2, so the very first thing you’ll must do is open the Sonos app in your iOS or Android gadget
Head to the search icon
As a way to discover content material that’s in Dolby Atmos, you’ll want to move to the search icon on the underside row.
Seek for Dolby Atmos content material
When you’ve clicked on the search icon, kind in Dolby Atmos to the search bar. You’ll get outcomes from a number of providers, however Sonos presently solely helps Atmos audio from Amazon Music and Apple Music
Click on on a observe
As soon as the app has introduced up the search outcomes, you possibly can have a look at the ends in the ‘Album’, ‘Artists’ and ‘Songs’ to find Dolby Atmos-compatible tracks. Click on on any observe and the Period 300 will default to enjoying the observe in Atmos. You’ll understand it’s enjoying in Atmos when the Now Taking part in display shows the Dolby Atmos emblem
So far as we are able to inform, the Period 300 gained’t play any chosen Dolby Atmos tracks from Tidal, downgrading them to Hello-Fi or Grasp high quality tracks as a substitute.