Sonos Power Consumption When Idle

by Volker Weber

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Sonos players are always on. And they draw considerable power. I have compiled a small spreadsheet that helps you calculate the yearly cost for your Sonos household. It works with the numbers Sonos published for 230V.

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The HomePod uses between 1.7-1.9 watts while idle, that's quite a difference compared to the Play:1 / One. The consumption of the Play5 2nd gen is also quite interesting, uses a quarter of the Play5 1st gen and even less than the Play1/One while being considerably larger. A spreadsheet with the consumption while playing would be interesting, HomePod uses 9.25 watts.

Johannes Neubrecht, 2019-01-25

HomePod power consumption, as with every speaker, depends on the volume you play it at.

Volker Weber, 2019-01-25

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