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Denon AVR 1609 Receiver Zone 2 has no sound

I just bought the Denon AVR 1609 receiver that has a 2nd zone. I hooked up the inwall front and rear speakers plus a center speaker and subwoofer. The sound is incredible. For the 2nd zone, I have a Sonance Speaker Selector that allows up to 4 speakers in different rooms to operate independantly. This is hooked up to the Back Speaker/Amp Assign part of the receiver. By default the "Amp Assign" is meant to be set to Zone 2. I've checked and rechecked all connections, but I get NO sound out of these speakers at all. They test that they have power. When I press the Zone 2 button, the Main Zone speakers work. They work at all times, with or without the Zone 2 button pushed 'on'. It's like the system doesn't recognize there is a Zone 2 at all. I get no help from the manual. Is there something I can do to set this back to some sort of default? The Main Zone was dead-simple. What am I doing wrong with Zone 2? Your advice is greatly appreciated.

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You have to change the power amp assignment to zone 2, you must also have Analog audio connections to the Denon from your devices.
Try this put your remote in the zone 2 mode, select tuner in zone 2 and turn zone 2 volume up to -10

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