Onkyo’s receivers will work with Sonos, thanks to upcoming June firmware update
Due to a firmware replace coming to a plethora of receivers from Onkyo and its manufacturers — Integra, Pioneer, and Pioneer Elite — they may all work with the Sonos app. The official checklist of supported community AV, stereo receivers, and processors might be introduced in early June together with the firmware replace and availability.
This energy transfer is the results of the “Works With Sonos” initiative, which permits third-party producers like Onkyo to not solely mimic a Sonos speaker but additionally work together through mixing or creating teams, syncing with the Sonos app with out requiring a hub.
For instance, you possibly can combine your older Onkyo hardware with the Sonos app alongside some other Sonos-compatible hardware it’s a must to create a greater, higher-fidelity sound system at dwelling.
It’s nice information when you’re within the Sonos ecosystem however don’t wish to spend a whole bunch on new audio system. This deliberate firmware replace is a precursor to Sonos’ June occasion in San Francisco, the place it’s probably Sonos will point out the improve ultimately.
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