old receiver as amp for 2nd zone

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  1. sean f

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    I have a Pioneer Elite vsx43tx running a 7.1 setup. Can I use this old JVC RxR 85 receiver to run 2 more speakers in another room by running an rca cable from the front pre-amp out on the Pioneer receiver to the aux in on the JVC then hook the 2 new speakers to the JVC? The JVC is quite old I Bought it in 1988 but it has taken a beating through the years and keep kicking. Does anybody have any specs on it? Thanks
     
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    Sure you can do this, it would be no problem. I'm using an old JVC RK-11 that I bought in 1983 for some in-ceiling speakers in my house. Works great. The only problem is you won't be able to switch it on automatically.
     
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    Doesn't the 43 already have outputs for a second zone? Why use the main pre-outs (unles you want to hear the same thing in both rooms)?
     
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    John

    if i understand you right ther should be 2nd zone pream outs? I dont believe there is, if i rember right they are either b channel or surround back.

    thanks
     

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