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Rotel rx 1050...Not working

I have the Rotel RX1050 and Rotel rb 1070. pre-amp out to Amp inputs hooked up. speakers hooked up. cd player hooked up. Zone cd and cd selected. and, Yes, the power is on. also both A and B speakers are selected and LED lights on. But NO SOUND. nothing! Is the receiver blown? Even though it's a few years old, it's been barely used. Is there something that is NOT on or needs to be off? I don't get it. thanks s

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Re: Rotel rx 1050...Not working

If you are not using the 12v trigger between pre-amp and power amp make sure that the trigger switch on the rear of the RB-1070 is set to off

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Try only A speakers.

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No sound to remote speakers in dining & deck areas.

Incoming from WHAT? Ampifiers accept inputs via RCA connections and send amplified audio to the speakers via the + and - OUTPUT terminals.

I'm guessing your colored wires are from your speakers and that there is a piece of this puzzle we do not see - how the speakers on the deck and in the dining area are wired.

You say, "was working ok previously"... previous to WHAT? Something changed.

You can probably troubleshoot and resolve this yourself.

Set the amp to a medium output level.

If the wires are simply leading to either or both pairs of speakers you could select any two of them and connect them to one side of the amp. Only a pair going to the same speaker(s) will produce sound. Once you identify one pair, the other pair probably goes to the other speakers. Connect them to the other channel output.

The last piece would be to establish correct phasing between the speakers. Bass response will suffer if they're not IN-phase. Play something with substantial bass. Listen closely, then reverse the wires on one side only. Test again. If it IMPROVES you have it right. If it losses bass, put the wires back the way they were.

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The manual fails to mention looping the Pre Out back to the Mon In to enable the Rotel's amp to still participate in the program material.

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Your CD players, tape decks, etc., connect to the INPUTS on the preamp.

The LINE OUT on the PRE AMP connects to the LINE IN on the POWER AMP.
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Let me know if this gets your started.

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