speaker connections help with Pioneer 1014

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  1. ChuckEanes

    ChuckEanes Auditioning

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    I am currently using a pioneer 1014 receiver. I also have Polk rti12's for front and rti8's and Csi5 center. I have the 12's powered by an Onkyo m504 through the preamp. My question is should i hook up the rti8's to the L/R surround or the surround back channels on the receiver, being its a 7 channel receiver what is the best way to hook up the rear speakers? Im fairly new to the whole 7.1 deal and only have 5 speakers(for now) just need the best way to hook up what I got.

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    The rear centers should not be used, because if you configure a 5.1 setup, your surrounds will not get any sound and if you configure a 7.1 setup, you will be missing your primary surrounds (R&L).
     
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    So your saying to use the surround left and surround right channels, and leave the surround back channels alone correct?

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    Yes, leave them alone and in your receiver's speaker setup, you will want to set them to "none" until you add the other two speakers.
     
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