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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2018, 09:00:24 am »
Hello guys,

Just some updates on this topic. We have initiated talks with Sonos and also got samples of the Sonos products for R&D.
However, R&D is on standby as we are waiting for the NEW API Sonos is working on. As soon as we have clearance from them, we will have this on our working bench.
« Last Edit: March 15, 2018, 07:23:05 am by Sorin »
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2018, 04:46:00 pm »
Hi Sorin,  what is your plan? Integrate Sonos natively or fix the existing plugin that worked great till a recent firmware upgrade of Vera did break it ?

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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2018, 07:22:46 am »
We can't really touch the existing plugin because of multiple reasons.

It will be official Sonos integration done together with the Sonos team. We already got the hardware, we're waiting for their kickstart signal and API access.
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #18 on: March 15, 2018, 01:20:03 pm »
Hi Sorin, that is good news......but my experience with Vera is that it can take months (if not years....) before you have this working. And if it is working it is no guarantee it will keep on working. Just one example: Hue plugin developed by Vera is not working anymore since one of the recent firmware updates and I'm waiting for 3-4 weeks already on your promised next firmware update that will fix this. Sorry I am so negative but just too many big dissapointments with Vera past months after 4 years of being a satisfied user.

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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2018, 02:35:54 pm »
@Mai Pensato

Tried to find existing tickets of your related to HUE and could not find one. Maybe you are using a different email?
Please log a ticket with our Customer Care team because as far as I remember they might have a possible solution for this. Let's keep the sonos topic clean. I will delete these two unrelated posts tomorrow morning..

Thanks.
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #20 on: March 15, 2018, 07:30:23 pm »
Hi Sorin,

I just mentioned the issue with the Hue plugin as an example.
Off  topic (but to answer your question) I did not file a ticket for this issue, I mentioned the problem in the Hue plugin topic and your own reply was (#354  31st jan 2018 so 6 weeks ago) that it will be fixed in the next firmware update 7.26. My main VeraPlus is still on an old but stable firmware so Hue and Sonos plugin still work, a second VeraPlus That I use for testing is giving problems with both plugins). I did file tickets on other issues and mostly they were solved although not always structural.

I really hope to see some progress on short term, because I like the flexibility that Vera had in the past and the big potential it has and also I hope that not more plugin developers leave because their plugins suddenly don't work anymore.
So please work on this in stead of just deleting my posts..... :)

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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2018, 01:21:33 pm »
I can not control my Sonos anymore  :-\ Anyone else? .. well play and stop functions in the ui7 interface works but when I use the API calls including TTS nothing happens. Worked fine earlier today and nothing is changed afterwards
« Last Edit: June 30, 2018, 02:28:02 pm by Matsohl »
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #22 on: August 27, 2018, 08:46:14 pm »
Bump due to lack of solution.  My TTS stopped working but it still ups the volume, so now whenever it's supposed to make an announcement, instead it stops playing, then ups the volume, then continues playing music at a VERY LOUD volume with no announcement.  Previously it stated the announcement then went back to the prior volume.

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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #23 on: October 03, 2018, 01:21:57 pm »
Now the plugin goes from OFF to ON and back in just a second and shows as offline in the Plugin. The IP is correct.
I have not changed anything. Anyone else?
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #24 on: October 03, 2018, 01:23:11 pm »
We can't really touch the existing plugin because of multiple reasons.

It will be official Sonos integration done together with the Sonos team. We already got the hardware, we're waiting for their kickstart signal and API access.

Any news on this?
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #25 on: October 03, 2018, 06:39:01 pm »
I am not sure why but I have been able to control most of my Sonos with the original plugin but I am running it on openLuup. The only thing not working is the volume. Everything else works. I even get the artwork etc...

So I don't think it has to do with the API or the plugin. It is all due to uncontrolled changes in the vera firmware.
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #26 on: October 03, 2018, 09:32:18 pm »
We can't really touch the existing plugin because of multiple reasons.

It will be official Sonos integration done together with the Sonos team. We already got the hardware, we're waiting for their kickstart signal and API access.

Hi Sorin - does this mean the integration will be Cloud based rather than local direct control? For those of us at the bottom of the world on less than stellar internet, that's a step backwards in responsiveness.

For those looking for an alternative, and don't mind a bit of DIY I can recommend this: https://github.com/jishi/node-sonos-http-api running in a Docker container as a means of controlling your Sonos via simple http requests. I use that and still use the Sonos Plugin and it works great for me, I've modified it a bit though to incorporate some fixes that have been posted on the forums over time. You can find it here: http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php/topic,55317.msg415040.html#msg415040


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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #27 on: October 04, 2018, 04:09:29 am »
@Spanners,

I'm not sure exactly what are the specs of the Sonos API. We already have Sonos hardware in our lab and initiated discussion with the manufacturer.

We will, of course, use and develop based on what the official Sonos API offers. Not sure if it's local, cloud or hybrid.
« Last Edit: October 04, 2018, 04:11:31 am by Sorin »
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #28 on: October 05, 2018, 11:48:24 am »
I can not control my Sonos anymore  :-\ Anyone else? .. well play and stop functions in the ui7 interface works but when I use the API calls including TTS nothing happens. Worked fine earlier today and nothing is changed afterwards

[SOLVED] It was sorted out by deleting the plugin and re-installing it. Unfortunately the device ID was changed so I had to update several of my scenes. I might use the device ID as a global variable next time.
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Re: SONOS plugin
« Reply #29 on: October 05, 2018, 02:19:32 pm »
I can not control my Sonos anymore  :-\ Anyone else? .. well play and stop functions in the ui7 interface works but when I use the API calls including TTS nothing happens. Worked fine earlier today and nothing is changed afterwards

[SOLVED] It was sorted out by deleting the plugin and re-installing it. Unfortunately the device ID was changed so I had to update several of my scenes. I might use the device ID as a global variable next time.

you know you can go to the attributes of the device and change the device ID back to the original one right?
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