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Hook up multiple speakers to receiver

Published: 15.04.2017

This involves a fair bit of work and significantly reduces the wattage or db level your speakers will output thus the requirement for an external higher powered amp. So, I suggest that if you are not going to be running the amp any where near full power, then it would be OK to run each side with the 3 speakers wired in parallel.

I have a receiver (Pioneer VSX-822) that I want to use to drive multiple pairs of speakers in different rooms, but the receiver doesn't have a "Zone 2" output. To try to get this working, I recently purchased a secondary amp with RCA inputs to power the extra speakers.

Sorry, but their audio products simply aren't very good and their specs are meant to mislead the ignorant. Is this not correct? Thanks again for your help, you were really helpful. I'll include links to the products on Amazon below. Activation requires you reply to an email we will send you after you register This is similar to any mixer. Going through the transformers makes wiring them very easy, but will take some of the bass out of the bottom end.

How Do I Hook Up Multiple Speakers to a Receiver with No Zone 2 Output? As a matter of fact, powered sub woofers were quite rare and super expensive too. You can play with this using my speaker selector simulator. Having said that, there are some guidelines I could offer. Pamela Whitlock Geoff, thank you so, so much for your help and now I'm going to go and enjoy all those tapes I haven't seen in such a long time.

Hi Tom, The Onkyo amplifier will work into a load of 4 ohms or higher, according the manual I found. The problem is that there is no connection for this speaker s-woofer on the receiver.

Speaker Impedance Changes Amplifier Power. I'll try it without a speaker selector at first and see what happens. Rumor Mill AVS Forum Gold Coffee House. Due to a security issue we will be resetting all users' passwords.

    1. Carlos_Woods - 23.04.2017 in 00:06

      I'm sure and know there are others out there who will benefit from this.

      James_Koula - 28.04.2017 in 08:45

      Most likely it will shut down the first time.

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