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I would be interested to hear if anyone has used a Speaker Switch/Selector with the AV8801. I would hate to spend the money if it's not the best route to take.
Sorry, I can't help directly with the choice of speaker switches since I've never used any.

However, bear in mind that you should use two different Audyssey calibrations: it'll be different for different speakers.

D+M equipment, including the AV8801, can save and restore their internal settings if you use the Web interface, so you could save the settings after calibrating each speaker set, then restore the appropriate one when changing between speakers. Unfortunately, however, that takes about 10 minutes or so, which might be longer than you're willing to wait.

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My wife has an iPhone and the airplay off youtube works beautifully. I have an android and have no idea how to make that work. Any suggestions?

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There are a number of Android apps to include DoubleTwist - MagicPlay which I've used with a Samsung GS3 to Airplay audio to the AVR.

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My wife has an iPhone and the airplay off youtube works beautifully. I have an android and have no idea how to make that work. Any suggestions?
Hi. If you are rooted "Allstream" works really well and is simple. On my GS4, I can stream any music app (G Music, Pandora, Amazon, etc) using either Airplay or DLNA. Quality is better than bluetooth as well. There are some other apps that do video as well, but I have not tried those because I use my BR player for that. Regards.

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Hi. If you are rooted "Allstream" works really well and is simple. On my GS4, I can stream any music app (G Music, Pandora, Amazon, etc) using either Airplay or DLNA. Quality is better than bluetooth as well. There are some other apps that do video as well, but I have not tried those because I use my BR player for that. Regards.

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The only reason I am interested in this is so that I can play youtube music for the kids every once in a while. at the moment I have to go get an iPhone to do that LOL... So quality of sound is really of no concern - I only care about functionality. The iPhone/Airplay is so simple I am shocked Android doesn't have something similar. Any other suggestions that do not require rooting the phone?

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The only reason I am interested in this is so that I can play youtube music for the kids every once in a while. at the moment I have to go get an iPhone to do that LOL... So quality of sound is really of no concern - I only care about functionality. The iPhone/Airplay is so simple I am shocked Android doesn't have something similar. Any other suggestions that do not require rooting the phone?

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