Need advice on a 3 zone, stereo receiver for new house

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    My new house is almost finished, and the A/V contractor will be there this week to install the ceiling speakers & wall controls. I have a pair of Proficient 610 being installed in the following rooms (8 speakers total):

    [*]Master bath
    [*]Home office
    [*]Kitchen
    [*]Family room
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    I'd like some advice on a stereo receiver/amp that has zone 3 capabilities (the kitchen & family room are open & next to each other, so they can be in the same zone. My audio sources for the system will be analog:

    [*]Rocki
    [*]Logitech UE Smart Radio
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    Both inputs are controlled by our android phones, so it would be nice to be able to control the receiver via android as well, but not a deal breaker. This receiver will be stored in a closet by the speaker panel, and won't be used for any home theater functions. Can a single receiver power this system? Not looking for a top of the line system; just something that I can send 2 different powered analog sources to 3 different zones.

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    Doing some further research I came across the Russound X75. Since both my inputs are smartphone controlled, I can use a pair of these to power my 3/4 zones.
     
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    That is not a dual-zone amplifier.
     
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