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post #1 of 8 Old 04-24-2014, 04:22 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi All,

hopefully someone can help me here, I have a low end amp (Denon AVR-591) and looking if there is amp that will allow me to turn the Headphone's on and off via a the remote?

All my AV gear is under the house and I have a set of Audio Technica ATH-ANC9 that I want to cable to under the house.

If someone has any ideas this would be awesome!

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Nope. All receivers will turn on and off the headphone output automatically depending on whether something is plugged in.
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damn I was really hoping there would be an override on some higher end amps or a trick to get it to work frown.gif
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Not with those headphones, no, but if you were to change to a set of wireless headphones you could plug the transmitter into the SB/FH pre-outs and select the Multi CH Stereo mode when you wanted to listen through them. Otherwise, with a higher level model, you would connect them to the Zone 2 pre-outs and select Zone 2.
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Thanks for the reply. What amp would be good for dual zones?
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Wireless headphones come with their own amp that is built in to the transmitter.

http://en-us.sennheiser.com/audiophile-headphones-wireless-digital-rs-220
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Thanks for the reply. I was looking at replacing the amp with a 2 zone amp, what would you suggest there?
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Ah . ... misunderstood ... you meant a Zone 2 AVR. The Denon X2000 is a 7CH or 5.1/Zone 2 unit and would be a very nice upgrade to your 591 as it uses the more advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT and has Zone 2 pre-outs.

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