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I have the most elemental form of audio distribution. Two Niles SVL-4 I think with a Yamaha power amp that has two channels. The equipment is located inside the main room and each of the 8 zones is wired with speaker wire.
My amp went out and I am trying to upgrade a little. What could I do to be able to individually power and control every zone. Not all zones are crucial to control individually because of their proximity to each other, but I would like to if needed to control all different zones. I mainly use XM, itunes, and sometimes cable music. The main receiver Denon AVR-4810 powers the main room and I have an RCA that feeds currently my house audio.
What options do I have? I would like to avoid rewiring or adding more if possible. Could you experts give me suggestions? Can i do this using an ipad or iphone?

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So you want the same music playing in all zones, and just have vol control of each zone? Or do you want to have different sources playing in each zone? It makes a difference on what I would recomend.

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So you want the same music playing in all zones, and just have vol control of each zone? Or do you want to have different sources playing in each zone? It makes a difference on what I would recomend.

Thanks, different sources on each zone...
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Then you need to look at "Whole House Audio" systems. See Home Theater Direct (htd.com), NuVo, and Russound for some good choices.

Those systems will all allow each zone to operate completely independently, and depending on where your speaker cables go, you could share sources with your main system.

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