With receivers in general, is there always a line level signal of the current program on the tape out? If so, anyone here using the tape out from one receiver to send a signal to another receiver as a second zone?
Yep, that's exactly how I have mine wired. I don't know if ALL receivers always provide an audio signal on Tape Out, but I believe that most do.
Also, some newer receivers also provide a dedicated output for "2nd Room Audio" exactly for this purpose. Nice thing about that is you can listen to two different programs -- one in your main room, and a different one in your secondary location(s).
Thanks litzdog911. I've been in the market for a new receiver and zone 2 was on my required feature list, but I don't actually need to run a different program in the second location.
Another question though, my second receiver has a remote out jack. If I run a line from the remote out from the second receiver into the first receiver will the second receiver's IR sensor act as a repeater and pass the commands ( provided there are no conflicts ) back to the first receiver? I realize there are alot of variables here, but in general is this the way remote in/out works? Thanks.
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