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How do I set up Zone 2 on my Receiver?

The default is Zone 2. Now you can use the receiver’s remote control to control Zone 2. If you’re listening to music in your main zone, all you have to do is press the PARTY button on the remote, and the same music will play on your backyard speakers.

Can a receiver run 2 or 3 zones?

However, some receivers can run either Zone 2 or Zone 3 using the built-in amplifiers of the receiver. In this type of setup, you can run the second zone with the internal amplifiers of the receiver and a third or fourth zone using a separate amplifier.

How do I Control Zone 2 with my phone or tablet?

If you have the MusicCast Controller app on your phone or tablet, you can control Zone 2 just like you would any other room or device. Just select the room — for instance, the patio — then select the source and control the volume.

How do I use a multi-zone capable home theater receiver?

Another interesting way to use the multi-zone capable home theater receiver is to use the second zone option in the same room as a 5.1/7.1 channel setup. In other words, you can have a dedicated two-channel, controllable listening option in addition to a dedicated 5.1/7.1 listening option in the same room.

How do I switch to Zone 2 on my Receiver?

– Switch the receiver’s remote control to Zone 2. – Press the power button to turn on the receiver’s Zone 2. – Use the input arrows to select the audio source for Zone 2.

How do I activate Zone 2 on my Philips receiver?

Turn on the receiver and play the source that you want to listen to in zone 2. Turn on the amplifier in zone 2. Press the ZONE button to switch the remote to zone 2. Press the button to activate the zone 2 function. TUNER repeatedly to select FM or AM. Adjust the volume on the amplifier in zone 2.

What equipment do I need to set up a Zone 2 receiver?

An additional audio system (for example, an amplifier) to output the sound in zone 2. NOTE: The zone 2 feature is limited to a source using an analog audio connection. An IR repeater (not supplied) to allow you to control this receiver in the main zone, from zone 2. NOTE: An IR repeater can be purchased from the Sony® Authorized dealers.

How do I connect the second zone speakers to the AMP?

You need to first go into the the setup menu and then to Speakers/Maual Setup/Amp Assign and select the amp assignment ZONE 2. You can then connect the second zone speakers to the back speaker terminals. Yes, you can use the second zone without having to also use the main zone.

How do I use a home theater receiver with two zones?

Some home theater receivers perform this switching function automatically when the second zone feature is activated. Another interesting way to use the multi-zone capable home theater receiver is to use the second zone option in the same room as a 5.1/7.1 channel setup.

What is a Zone 2 and Zone 3 receiver?

Some high-end home theater receivers incorporate the ability to run both a Zone 2 and Zone 3 (or, in rare cases, even a Zone 4), in addition to the main zone. On these receivers, preamp outputs are provided for all of the additional zones, which require separate amplifiers (in addition to speakers) for each zone.

What is multi-zone on a home theater?

Multi-zone is a function that allows a home theater receiver to send a second, third, or fourth source signal to speakers or separate audio systems in different locations. This is not the same as connecting additional speakers and placing those speakers in another room, nor is it the same as wireless multi-room audio.

How do I get surround sound on a second zone receiver?

Just a few multi-zone receivers can output multi-channel audio to a second zone. If you have one of these models and you want surround sound in your second zone, connect the HDMI zone out on your new receiver to an HDMI input on your old one and add as many speakers as the old receiver will allow.

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