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I lost my owner manual and do not know how to connect the amplifier (Sonamp 260 MKII) to the receiver. I have a Dennon DRA 295 receiver.  Can anyone explain? Thanks.

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  • Rommel_fix Apr 02, 2008

    Hi, I´m Rommel From Mexico, I just want to Know if I can use any pre-amp for the Sonamp 260 or I need an especific Pre-amp.

    This device has been using whit a ONKYO system but now this is fail and I must to replace momentary.

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Ok I suggst you to get in touch with Vinshek on email pm@vinshek.com and you will be able to get owners manual for this proudct in India. Vinshek is All India Distributor for Sonance and would be ina aposition to help you out with any problem connected with Sonance.
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Tape out from dennon to tape in on sonamp then select source from dennon.
GOD LUCK
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and that when you say you are getting sound on only 1 pair that means only on 1 side (left or right channel only?)

Are using a speaker selector box? you must to regulate the resistance (ohms)

if so first unhook all but on pair of speakers and see if both channels are working.

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Hi Rommel_fix

Do you want to use a mixer for a preamp? This will work fine. Is this what you are doing?

regards
Graeme

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