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Connecting a Niles Amp and Speakers

I cannot get an Audio signal to the Nile amp.
I have tried the DAT/MD out and the Tape out/
Any ideas?

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Have you tried Video 1 Out?

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Some amps provide jumpers to insert into the phono jacks on the rear of the amp to bridge the processed low level output signals into the low level amplifier input. You could install a Y cable here to feed two amplifiers - or - connect a tape recorder's "REC L+R" to the low level output and the "PLAY L+R" to the low level amp input so that you'd hear the actual audio as it had been recorded on the tape.

If you remove the jumpers (or tape recorder if used instead), there is no way for the low level audio to get into the amp's low level inputs for amplification.

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I'm guessing these are separate issues.

Has either one ever worked and stopped suddenly?

From the manual:
"No sound or only a very low level sound is heard from the rear speakers.
>>> Make sure the sound field function is on (press SOUND FIELD - MODE).
>>> Select a sound field containing the word "cinema" or "virtual" (see page 33-35).
>>> Adjust the speaker volume (see page 72).
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Any Tape Monitor use requires at least a live INPUT to hear anything.

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You're close. PHONO is NEVER the place to send Line Level signals. It is for the small output produced by a phono cartridge only. Google RIAA equalization to see why it sounds so bad when connected that way.

That you get sound through Phono at least proves your PC is producing an output. Now we have to figure out why your RECEIVER doesn't sense the program where it should be connected.

If you have another analog audio source that works on the receiver, temporarily connect the PC audio there to see how it sounds. Then think about why it doesn't work in MD/TAPE, SA-CD/CD, TV/SAT, DVD, or either Video IN. Any of those should work.

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The good news. I have a setup similar to what I think you're trying to do and it works great! With one caveat - My receiver actually has 5.1 analog Outputs so I can drive up to 6 external amplifiers if I want to (I drive 4). Yours does NOT so we have to be creative in extracting the front two channels from your multi-channel receiver. The obvious place would be at one of the few OUTputs on the back, assuming you have one free to use.

I see Video 1 and MD/Tape have Audio Outputs. Use one of these to feed the Bose EQ. **

A separate stereo amp for the 901's was my solution. I run a Carver AV-406 (5-channel amp) for my 901's in Front, 2 Subwoofers and the Rear Surround channel, with the Active EQ between the receiver Front L&R Outputs and the 901's amp channels. My receiver controls everything and just drives the Center and Surround speakers.

You could get by with just a stereo amp for the 901's. A Carver M-200 is a good efficient amplifier that would have you cooking just fine (2x100W). Run it with the Active EQ between the receiver Front L&R Pre-Outputs ** and the 901's amp channels.

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Attach the 901's to the new amp, set its volume to Max and run through your receivers speaker level setup.

*** In either case you will NOT be able to SELECT the source you use for the 901 Pre-Outs for listening, or else the 901's will not get any sound sent their way. This is what's happening to you right now when you select MD/Tape. You're disconnecting the source from the 901 EQ.

You may have to get ugly with your other input components to find them all homes on the receiver. The labeling won't necessarily match up with the device types. Mine is ugly like that and I have a lot of connectors, but I have even more input devices.

If you have CD, TV Cable box and DVD (typical) you need to assess what you have that is digital and use what you can wherever you can, then the leftover analog device(s) - PC? - can go into any available analog input that is left over.

Whichever of these connections you DO NOT use for the 901's will still be available for using some kind of conventional analog recording device or sound processor such as an EQ or dbx Expander. However, as with any digital receiver, selection of that device for monitoring will kill the sound from any DIGITAL source you have playing (or maybe it just won't allow you to monitor).

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