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2nd Room Source RCA Plugs

The left channel on my 2nd room source RCA input jack on the back of the receiver is not working. I've hooked up an AudioSource integrated amplifier to power some deck speakers. I've narrowed the problem down to the receiver. Is there a way to fix w/o spending a ton of money at circuit city? Thank you.

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It sounds like the jack just needs to be resoldered is all. Open it up and resolder it. Simple, yet beautiful.

Posted on May 17, 2006

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Hook up your equalizer to your receiver if it does not have preamp-out channels. The equalizer should always be between the receiver and the amplifier. Your amplifier will need integrated preamp-out and preamp-in connections to work with this method.
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