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I’ve been experimenting for months and am close.  I have swapping over to native C4 Audio for test, but refuse to lose my 4-5 Sonos Soundbar Rooms (3 have the new ARC with atmos).  Why couldn’t I use a connect or Port as a matrix output for the rooms that are already installed as 2.0-5.1.4 Atmos?  During other testing, I’ve already gotten a port and a connect  to work in a room with a Pair of Sonos Ones with native Tidal.  I just grabbed the line In Native from an EA-5 and have that room playing to the pair of Ones as line in sources.  Any one she’s any further light. 

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My understanding is you can still only add 2 sonos speakers as rears to the arc.  The "Atmos" they a pitching is a combination of additional height speakers in the arc itself and their trueplay calibration stuff.  So while the arc can handle atmos you're still going to just have the arc with 2 rear speakers doing their best to "simulate" atmos.   

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3 hours ago, mstafford388 said:

My understanding is you can still only add 2 sonos speakers as rears to the arc.  The "Atmos" they a pitching is a combination of additional height speakers in the arc itself and their trueplay calibration stuff.  So while the arc can handle atmos you're still going to just have the arc with 2 rear speakers doing their best to "simulate" atmos.   

Understood.  My question is how to get a stream to those rooms from the matrix.  I assume using a Connect or Port as an output from the matrix and using it as a line in source to the Sonos Room, is the ticket.  Just don't know if anyone has done that.  I have had success with one room and no matrix.

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Send audio from C4 into line-in on a Sonos device that has one. Make sure auto-play is enabled in the Sonos device for line-in. Make sure that ALL networked Sonos devices are added to C4. Program in C4 when audio is sensed on Sonos device that takes in the C4 audio, to connect the target soundbar(s) input with the line-in Sonos device input. 

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