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Inside speakers(1) and deck speakers playing (2) output is at very different levels

Just pulled this receiver out of storage and have a basic hookup...the in-ceiling speakers play at a reasonable volume at around the 40 vol. control setting. But to get the similar sound out on the deck I have to increase the vol. control to around 65 which of course means that I cannot have it on inside and outside...Is there a main speaking input/output setting that I can change? I understand that the outside ones will be a bit softer but didn't think it should be this drastic. Thanks.

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The things that affect the outside vs. inside volume are distance and ohms of the speakers if the inside ones are 4ohm and the outside are 8ohm then there will be a drastic difference in volume, also if the inside speaker wires are shorter by 20 feet then there will also be a drastic differences in volume.

What you can do is have a separate amp for inside and out with the input coming from the same receiver. The other thing you can do is put an inline amp for the outside speakers with this you can also balance the volume.

When you have longer wires you drop more voltage across them then when you have shorter ones you also has losses due to electrical interference from lights and the household wiring. To combat this I would suggest an inline amp so that you can balance the speakers more effectively and drop out most of the noise (mostly hum that you hear at a higher volume) that you are probably getting unless you put on filters on the speakers. But if you want to keep it simple than you need a separate amp with a common input, this way as well you can control the speakers to have a different volume for different situations.

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