How do I connect my receiver to multiple rooms?
Many home theater receivers feature a Speaker A/B switch that allows a connection to a second set of speakers. Place the additional speakers in another room and install speaker wires leading to the receiver’s Speaker B terminals. That’s it!
What is multi zone audio?
A multi-zone receiver splits an audio signal and sends it to multiple locations—a kitchen and dining room, for example, or a living room and a bedroom.
What is multi channel input on a receiver?
Multi-channel RCA inputs connect an analog source to a receiver or amplifier. They are primarily used with premium Blu-ray, DVD, and Super Audio CD players. These elite players offer high-quality surround decoding and digital-to-analog conversion.
What is multi zone amplifier?
A multi zone (or multi room) amplifier is often ideal for residential audio system that requires different volume levels in different rooms, allowing different or same audio sources to be played in different rooms simultaneously and able to remotely control amplifiers in different rooms.
How do zones work on receivers?
The zone 2 feature allows this receiver to send a second source signal to a separate audio system in another location. For example, you can watch a DVD in the main zone, while others can listen to a CD in zone 2 at the same time.
How does multi-channel receiver work?
The most common multichannel analog connections found on mid- and high-end home theater receivers and AV preamp/processors are preamp outputs. These outputs connect a home theater receiver or AV preamp/processor to external amplifiers. This allows access to all the audio features of a home theater receiver.
What is multi-channel surround sound?
Surround Sound / Multichannel Audio. Surround sound, also known as multichannel audio, is created by multiple independent audio channels and speakers placed in front of and behind the listener. The purpose is to surround the listener with the sound recorded on DVD music discs, DVD movies, and some CDs.