CE Pro 100 Names Top Wireless Audio Brands

Sonos takes the winning spot by far. Making a big jump into the top five is Control4. Bose doubles its dealer share from the previous year and Apple triples its dealer representation to enter the leading five.

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CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.

In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.


The top two wireless companies’ numbers remain roughly the same as the previous year.

Sonos takes the winning spot by far. Making a big jump into the top five is Control4. Bose doubles its dealer share from the previous year and Apple triples its dealer representation to enter the leading five.

See the full report here.

Top 5

Sonos: 76

HEOS by Denon: 17

Control4: 15

Bose: 13

Apple: 12

Other Brands

Paradigm: 8

Savant: 7

Soundcast: 6

Bowers & Wilkins (B&W): 5

Bluesound: 5

Sony: 4

Definitive Technology: 2

Dynaudio: 2

Samsung: 2

Episode (SnapAV): 2

B&O: 1

Nuvo: 1

Polk: 1

See the full report. 

About the Author

Robert Archer
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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass.

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CEPro 100NewsSpeakers/SubwoofersWireless AV

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AppleBoseCE Pro 100 BrandsControl4DenonHEOSSonos