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Using 2 amps with one set of speakers 
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Audio return channel or optical audio for Dolby Digital sound? 
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Difference between av receivers in UK and USA 
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Bose lifestyle v30 and HD audio 
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Help with receiver for Elac 5.1 speakers 
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Help setting up my home theater system 
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Alternative Subwoofer Amplifier? 
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Connecting 2 AV receivers to power speakers in separate room 
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Is my Kenwood VR-209 AV receiver too old? 
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AV receiver sound problems 
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