A friend of mine (really) is looking for a receiver with the following characteristics - one simple, one not so simple (I think):
HDMI switching (prefably 3 or more inputs)
The ability to power one set of speakers (5.1 is fine) for his surround sound and also another set of 4 speakers for the rest of his apartment. Ideally he'd be able to choose between which set is active though that is not a requirement - either the 5.1 set alone or all the speakers at the same time is fine too. I've been looking at a variety of amps but so far no luck.
Is there such an animal out there or is the only way to deal with his requirements 2 separate systems?
Thanks for all input,
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