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Zone 2 connected to wireless speakers causes crackle in Zone 2 sound

When I connect the wireless speaker amplifier to the "Silent Cinema" headset jack at the front of the Yamaha unit, the wireless speakers become the only source for sound ("Silent Cinema" cuts off the main speakers).  When I connect my wireless speakers that way, the sound is clear; no problems. However, I usually want the music audible from indoors (on the main speakers) as well as outdoors (via the wireless speakers).  The tech support at Yamaha instructed me to connect the wireless speakers to Zone 2 on the back of the unit.  I now have sound where I want it in both places, but the wireless speakers now crackle and pop.  Any one know how to resolve the problem of poor Zone 2 sound?  Thanks!

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SOURCE: Zone 2 connections

go into your amp settings menu then to speaker settings,set zone 2 on and main on, turn up the volume for zone 2 about half way then connect phono cables from zone 2 pre out to a input on the external amp (eg cd input )
never use the phono input this is for turntables,connect this amp to your speaker switch/selector then to speakers.

hope this helps

cable guy.

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

SOURCE: NO sound on Zone 2

i m guessing it is a yamaha receiver? if it is like my yamaha.
u hit
menu
manual setup
enter
basic menu
speaker set
extra set comes up on mine first...here u can choose none...precence and zone 2 speaker
if u click the right u only see zone b and precence and off.
click the left a-e/cat button to see zone 2.
they made it so confusing and the manual doesnt help.
other than that click on front panel zone 2 on and on front u have the what u want to play in zone 2 most are only able to play tuner in the second zone.
hope it helps u
jeff

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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