Hey friends, I'm just about to spring for the SR5006 and I have a couple of quick questions a search here and download of the manual didn't tell me.
1. The pre-outs for the left and right channel: These are for the Front Mains, correct? I believe this is so, but the Crutchfield site has it listed as pre-outs for Front Height and Left Height.
2. With no digital out to Zone 2, does this mean I cannot port out the television audio to Zone 2? This could be a problem for me as I want another zone for my kitchen area television wall speakers. If this won't work, that leaves option 3 (below) maybe. Also, technically - what is a digital source? Anything plugged into the HDMI's? If so, could I run analog audio from the satellite receiver or TV back into the 5006 and port that out to Zone 2?
3. Since I am only 5.1 in my main room, I could use the Front B speakers for another zone in that same kitchen but I read a post earlier in this thread that you cannot configure your Front A and Front B speakers differently. Is that correct? I will need to run the A's at full range and the B's with a crossover point since they will be small wall speakers.
Sorry for the bonehead questions. I have a fairly complex system currently although it is way outdated. I have an Outlaw 1050 with front pre-outs going to an IRD preamp, then out to a Marchand crossover, then Odyssey Stratos amps and finally into Ellis 1801b monitors and Sonic Craft SCC-300 subs/woofers... so 2 channel integration is pretty important to me. Some of you might be familiar with my brick and mortar manufacturers of choice for audio.
I'm more savvy with 2 channel than HT which I'm a dunce at, so thanks for helping out.