Advice for pub system

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  1. rdt123

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    Hi all, need to pick your brains,

    My friend is the landlord of the local. The pub has four rooms. The landlord wants to be able to play different music in different rooms or the same music in all rooms etc.. Ideally he wants the speakers to be wireless so he doesnt have to have wires run all over

    any ideas?

    Rob

    PS, As cheap as possible
     
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    I'm pretty sure there are companies that make systems like this specifically for pubs (that log tracks for performance licence purposes and whatnot also), maybe try to find somewhere else with a similar sort of thing going on and ask them about it.

    As far as more home audio stuff goes, there's the Sonos system, which would do everything wanted as far as playing different stuff in different rooms goes. Whatever speakers you like can be used with it.
     
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    I would agree with the Sonos suggestion. I have installed Sonos kit in a number of commercial applications and it does the job very well indeed.
     
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    Hello Jimmy Conway

    Wireless Loudspeakers are still not a reality - probably never will be as even with a Loudspeaker that includes a Wireless Media 'Receiver' you still require a Power cable to each loudspeaker.

    Sonos (and others) offer you the ability to have a Wireless Networked Music Player in each Zone - you supply mains power to the Media Player and attach the Media Player to local speakers using conventional loudspeaker cable.

    Though keep in mind the Sonos ZP100 Media Player (Inc. Zone Amplifier) is intended for small scale Home applications - most likely you'll want to use the ZP80 Media Player + a suitable Power Amp to drive your speakers.

    You also require a PC or MAC, a Broadband connection, a Router and one of the Media Players to be hard wired to the Router.

    Wireless connectivity between the Media Players doesn't always work in buildings with lots of steel work and or thick walls - so you may still have to revert to a Wired network of Media Players.

    You will have to look at the local 'Licensing' requirements for using this type of device in a Commercial application.

    Assuming you can comply with whatever Licensing agreements are in place Sonos is great - though its not going to do away with all of your wires.

    Joe
     

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