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Wiring a NAD power amp to a NAD receiver

I need a diagram on how to wire these 2 devices along with a CD player. ITs been soo long ive forgotten how

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    Graeme Ross May 11, 2010

    Hi, what models do you have... pre and power amp particularly



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    Graeme

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Hi again, If you can tell me the mpodels, I can get the manuals for you, and also give you advice on the best way top connect them. Some NAD power/pre amps have more than 1 set of in outs. The models will help to advise you.

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