What can you do with Niko Home Control?

By using Niko Home Control with your Sonos system, you can do the following:

  • Start and stop the music
  • Control the volume
  • (Un)-mute the music
  • Select a playlist from your favourites

You can have the audio functions directly available in your Niko Home Control user interface, or they can be combined in routines/actions to control multiple items simultaneously at the simple press of a button (e.g. activate a diner scene which sets the lights to the correct level and turns the music on).

  • The available functionality within Niko Home Control depends upon the specific installation features of the Sonos system.
  • You can always use the Sonos app for more advanced settings and configurations.
  • Niko Home Control is compatible with both Sonos S1 and S2 software. Note that only one Sonos version can be connected to your Niko Home Control installation.

What do you need?

  • No additional electrical wiring is required.
  • You have connected both systems to the same home network via cable and/or Wi-Fi.

Your Niko Home Control installation meets the following requirements:

Your Sonos speakers are installed in one of the following ways:

  • in a multi-room environment. You control the speakers in each room (individually) via Niko Home Control.
  • in a grouped configuration. You control the speakers in a group (as one entity) via Niko Home Control.

How do you activate the link between your Niko Home Control and your Sonos system?

You have to set up the connection and functionality via the Niko Home Control programming software. Ask your professional installer for help.

How do you deactivate the link between your Niko Home Control and your Sonos system?

You deactivate the link with the Niko Home Control programming software. Ask your professional installer for help.

After deactivating the link, the following happens:

  • The Sonos functions disappear from your Niko Home Control apps, your touchscreens and Digital blacks.
  • When used in Niko Home Control actions, the Sonos functions will not be executed anymore.

How do you update the Niko Home Control basic actions and routines that use your Sonos system?

You update the basic actions and routines with the Niko Home Control programming software

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