We have a Denon AVR-1912 and have not been able to figure out how to effectively wire the system to properly use the B speaker feature. As I understand it, to run the same signal to both A and B speakers, I need to have the signal wired twice - one digitally and once analog.
Here's our set-up:
Toshiba Regza LCD TV
Custom HTPC with BluRay Player
Yamaha NS-C310 2-way Center Speaker
Klipsch-10" 450W Powered Subwoofer-SW-450
(2) Boston Acoustics Bookshelf Speakers
(2) Polk in-ceiling speakers (in kitchen and additional room)
The Klipsch and Bostons are in the living room and will be our A speakers. The Polk speakers are in the ceiling of a couple rooms of the house, which will be our B speakers. When we have company, we want the ability to have the same signal broadcast over the A and B speakers (e.g. sports games, music form the HTPC, etc). However, we want to be able to watch TV or movies form the HTPC without turning on the B speakers. Right now, any time we have the receiver on, sound runs to all speakers (which obviously sounds crappy in the living room). The HTPC and TV are hooked up via HDMI at this point. I believe I only have an optical and HDMI out available from the HTPC.
Can you help with how to properly set this up? I've spent hours with the manual to no avail.