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I need some help choosing a receiver to run my home audio setup. I've been reading a bunch of different reviews/specs but would like to hear what some of you have to say. Here is my setup:

-Living room: 2 pairs of Klipsch 8inch ceiling speakers (looking for model #)
-Garage: pair of Polk RC80i
-Back patio: another pair of Polk RC80i

I would like to use a 4-zone speaker selector so that I can turn on/off each area. I know this isn't the best option but it's all I can work with for now....


I'm interested in being able to use Airplay, if possible. In regards to budget, I would like to stay under $400. Here are a few I've been looking at:

- Denon AVR 1612 http://www.amazon.com/Denon-AVR-1612-Channel-Theater-Receiver/dp/B004U403WM

-Denon AVR 1613 [URL=http://www.amazon.com/Denon-AVR-1613-Channel-Networking-Receiver/dp/B007R8U5QW/ref=dp_ob_title_ce[/URL]

- Yamaha RX-V573 [URL=http://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-RX-V573-7-1-Channel-Network-Receiver/dp/B007JF861O[/URL]

- Onkyo TX-NR515[URL=http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-TX-NR515-7-2-Channel-Network-Receiver/dp/B0077V88VI/ref=pd_ybh_16[/URL]

- Pioneer VSX-1022-K http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-VSX-1022-K-7-Channel-Receiver-Network/dp/B007O5ATC8

These are just 5 I've really looked into but I'm open to any suggestions or advice from you guys.

Question: Do I need to hookup the speaker selector to a Zone 2? Do I need a zone?

I really appreciate any help or advice you guys can give me. Thanks