This might be more appropriate for an audio forum, but I can't find
I'm looking to install speakers in my house connected to a single
receiver, with wires running through the walls. And I want to be able
to turn speakers on and off. So I'm looking for something like this:
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but with an on/off switch. Is anyone aware of a product like that?
It is not a good idea to turn on/off at the speaker end with a switch.
In that case you use a Pad like volume control maintaining proper Z load
on the speaker circuit. Or you control speakers at the amp. end possibly
with a remote. Some amps. have multi-zone A/V capability.
On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 08:56:57 -0700 (PDT), Aaron Fude
No, and for good reason. You can mess up an amp when the speaker
power has no load. Most amps will have On/Off controls, many are
equipped with separate speaker systems. For example, my Yamaha amp
can play the radio in my theater room or kitchen or both.
I second the Niles recommendation - very nice stuff. I'm running four
pairs through this:
They also make a six pair selector:
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