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1. Yes. To control the Zone 2 speakers he would either need an IR blaster/extender or get a networking model in which he can use either an iphone, android, or other smart phone to control Zone 2 (and the AVR in general).
3. Yes. Most handle 6-8Ω speakers just fine. Check the AVR owner's manual to confirm.
4. Check out the new Denon AVR 1712 (due out in next few weeks, MSRP $399) which includes Zone 2 but no networking.
Whatever he gets though, ensure it is purchased from an authorized reseller otherwise the mfr warranty will not likely be honored .... eBay sellers are generally NOT authorized.