CONNECTIONS

CONNECTIONS
Connecting speakers
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Speaker layout
In addition to the 7.1-channel speaker layout, a variety of speaker configurations can be specified with 
presence speaker connection, bi-amp connection or the Zone2/Zone3 function.
In addition, this unit is equipped with the “Power Amp Assign” function, which can be used to easily 
apply the appropriate speaker settings to this unit according to speaker configuration.
Connection of speakers
Connect the speakers to the appropriate jacks shown in the table for each speaker layout. Refer to 
“Connecting speakers and subwoofers” (
☞p. 20
) for details on connecting speakers.
You can also use two subwoofers by connecting them to both SUBWOOFER1 (FRONT) and 
SUBWOOFER2 (REAR) jacks. And, you can use the EXTRA SP1 jacks for Zone3 speakers and 
EXTRA SP2 jacks for Zone2 by setting the assignment with “Power Amp Assign” (
☞p. 94
).
Assigning a speaker configuration
A speaker configuration must be assigned to this unit to activate the speakers. Use the Power Amp 
Assign function to apply the appropriate settings shown in the table for each speaker layout. Refer to 
“Power Amp Assign” (
☞p. 94
) for details on setting.
Enjoying the 7.1 channel audio source
7.1-channel speaker layout (7 speakers + subwoofer)
Connections of speakers
Assigning a speaker configuration
Audio from a 7.1-channel audio source can be played back with no degradation with this speaker 
configuration. 
FRONT jacks
Front L/R speakers
SURROUND 
BACK jacks
Surround back L/R speakers
CENTER jack
Center speaker
SUBWOOFER 
(PRE OUT) jack
Subwoofer
SURROUND jacks
Surround L/R speakers
 
Power Amp Assign
7ch Normal (Default)
Front L speaker 
Front R speaker 
Subwoofer
Center speaker
Surround L speaker 
Surround R 
speaker
Surround back R speaker
Surround back L speaker 
J
1
30 cm 
or more
J
1 :
The sound of surround back channel can also be output from a single surround back speaker. When only one surround back 
speaker is used, connect it to the SURROUND BACK L (SINGLE) jack and place it directly behind the listening position.