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Bought new Denon receiver. Hooked up main speakers to speaker A and 3 sets of small speakers (outside, living room and dining room (in wall) to speaker B. I use a splitter for the 3 speakers on B. The sound on A speakers is much louder than those on B switch. Anything I can do to equalize the sound for both A and B speakers. Had same problem with my old receiver which had total of 300 watts. The Denon has 570 watts.

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Speakers have what they call an ohm rating. Your 570 watt receiver is 570 watts at a certain ohm load. I would imagine there might be a level difference between the 3 different speakers on B too. Anyway, if the speaker pairs have all different ohm ratings, or they are not the optimum rating for your 570 watt receiver, you will not get the full wattage rating to the speakers. Hope this helps.

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