Dayton Audio MA1240a Multi-Zone 12 Channel Amplifier
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Dayton Audio MA1240a Multi-Zone 12 Channel Amplifier

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Dayton Audio's MA1240a freestanding, twelve channel amplifier was designed for custom multi-room sound distribution. Its intelligently engineered and versatile design integrates easily into high-end whole house audio systems.
Highlights
  • Stable Class-AB design delivers superior audiophile sound quality and performance
  • Independent and bus inputs enable unparalleled flexibility
  • Bridgeable channel outputs provide additional power when needed
  • Independent channel gain controls allow the output of each speaker to be perfectly matched
  • Multi-stage protection circuitry for reliability and easy troubleshooting of audio system
  • Temperature controlled cooling fans
  • ENERGY STAR and CE EuP directive compliant, consumes less than 1/2 a watt in standby
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Weight: 38.0000 lbs.  
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Dayton Audio MA1240a Multi-Zone 12 Channel Amplifier

The high-density solution to the challenges of multi-room audio

The Dayton Audio MA1240a features a Class-AB output circuit that delivers superior audiophile sound quality and stable performance. Each of your installation's zones can benefit from the MA1240a's clean audio reproduction and exceptional functionality. The MA1240a can be stacked with other audio components and includes removable ears for mounting in standard audio racks (2RU).

You have to feed the machine—and it's easy!

Two common or BUS inputs feed audio signals from standard line-level audio sources to any or all channels. Each of the twelve channels has its own dedicated input and independent level adjustment to provide further flexibility. By simply flipping a single switch, two channels can be bridged to increase the total power output for that zone. This is helpful when extra power is needed in certain areas.

All of the convenience and system status monitoring you could need

The MA1240a's manual, automatic on/off, or triggered 12V input turn-on modes facilitate easy integration into automated systems. For quick and easy troubleshooting of the system, each pair of channels or zones has a bi-color LED to indicate its operational status.

Specifications: • Rated power output per channel: 40 watts into 8 ohms, 60 watts into 4 ohms (0.09% THD) • Bridged output: 80 watts into 8 ohms (0.30% THD) • Signal to noise ratio: 105 dB A-weighted • Input impedance: 18K ohms • Input sensitivity: 380 mV • Frequency response: 5 Hz - 72 kHz • Channel crosstalk: 80 dB • Dimensions: 16.7" W x 4" H x 14.25" D (tabletop configuration) • Power requirements: 115/230 VAC, 60/50 Hz • Stand-by power rating: 115V, 0.264W • Weight: 38 lbs.



Dayton Audio MA1240a Multi-Zone 12 Channel Amplifier
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelMA1240a
  • Part Number300-815
  • UPC844632081095
  • Product CategoryHome Audio Amplifiers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (22 Reviews)
  • Weight38.0000 lbs.
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    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Dayton Audio MA1240a Multi-Zone 12 Channel Amplifier
Dayton Audio MA1240a Multi-Zone 12 Channel Amplifier is rated 4.7727 out of 5 by 22.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great qualityThe product works great and was as described. The sale price made it all worth while.
Date published: 2014-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Multi Zone SoulutionI Purchased this Amp over Two Years ago and run it with two Channels Bridged for a total of Ten Channels that run Five Zones of Sonos Audio Distribution in my home. It is a perfect Amp for this purpose, although I have never really driven it to it's potiential, as rarely do I have more than three zones on at any one time. For Whole House Audio, it does very well.
Date published: 2014-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductLove the product it worked out great. It has the accessibility
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent productI bought this amp because I have speakers in multiple rooms in my house and my previous amp just wasn't doing the job. I had all 8 speakers tied into one channel on my old amp. Not enough power. This product is perfect for my needs. I have each speaker wired into a separate 40W channel and there is plenty of power without distortion. I even have room for 2 more pairs of speakers. The unit does get warm so make sure it has ventilation.The only negative is that I wish it came with a remote. I run everything through a RF universal remote and would like to be able to turn the unit on and off in sequence with my other components. Oh well, I can live with doing it manually.Overall great product.
Date published: 2013-08-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from First unit was DOA, replacement works great.I'm a A/V Systems Integrator, I ordered this unit for a multi-zone install at a clients home. The first unit arrived DOA, would not power on at all. The replacement came a week and a half later and everything worked great. The audio sensing power-on feature is great, and this puts out plenty of power for the whole house.
Date published: 2013-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from super flexibility - great performanceI just recently installed one of these in a small (600ft^2) restaurant, along with 4 pairs of 6.5" 2-way enclosed BR ceiling mounts and stepped attenuator volume controls. Source will be streaming from iPad, etc, with Nuforce iDo DAC/PreThe versatility of this amp is very impressive - I'd be eager to try one out in a HT setup, or with multiple sources for true multi-zone (like say, for the kitchen staff, or washrooms).While the trimmer controls will normally be adjusted for max to be comfortable background level, during one night's construction clean up party we dialed it up to full, and and while the combination still won't break the windows, it sounds way better than it has any right to. (credit to the speakers as well!)My only criticism might be the size of wiring connector plugs - as with the plug-ins on the volume controls, the spacing is close and depth shallow enough that you need to take care to avoid stray strands, and you're limited to smaller gauged / jacketed wiring. After initial set-up and testing, the amp was moved by painters, and exposed bar wire on of the the plug-ins was twisted just enough to short them out - no harm to amp, just no sound. The solution is to both lightly tin the wire, and trim short enough that the insulation is snug to the plastic housing.
Date published: 2013-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a great amplifierFor the money this is a great amplifier. I had a channel vision amplifier that went bad and I replaced it with two of these Daytona was superior quality and features.
Date published: 2013-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product for the priceI was looking for a home distribution amp for the house to driver in-ceiling speakers and this fits the setup for a very good price. I brought two amps with two sonos connected to each amp. This setup allows me to design a very flexible system. One amp will provide music to all the bedrooms in the second floors and the second amp for downstairs.The amp only power on when there is a signal from my sonos box. There is about a 10 sec delay. The amp itself is very heavy and beefy.
Date published: 2012-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great multi zone amplifierNeeded to wire-up 3 zones [3 pairs of speakers] using existing in-wall speakers, with the option of expanding to 4. Did a bunch of research on various options and would have gone with a Sonos solution if it wasn't so expensive. Looked into buying separate amplifiers for each zone like the AudioSource AMP-100 and driving each amp with an AirportExpress. Decided to go with the MA1240a because it allows me to independently drive separate zones [pair of speakers] with a separate input [Airport Express] or drive multiple zones via a shared input. I have 3 zones configured and they work great! Looking to use the other 3 zones to drive a home entertainment system using Apple TV rather than purchasing an additional 5.1 amp. Love that this is all in one box as opposed to multiple!
Date published: 2012-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great for meI set two of these up to power in wall speakers all over the house. Connected a few Sonos Connect boxes and now have an awesome audio setup for a fraction of what most systems cost. My speakers are not the best quality, so not sure how it will perform when connected to top notch speakers. I would imagine it would just fine for 99.9% of people.
Date published: 2012-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from End of the RainbowFinding this Amp was like finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. My new house came pre-wired with 6 sets of different types of speakers inside and out. I couldn't find anything like this for twice the cost. A friend showed this to me, and I decided to give it a try.It was easy to setup and sounds great. It doesn't burn up either and turns itself on/off automatically. Best electronics purchase of the year for me.
Date published: 2012-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Alternative to 70-volt systemThis amp is heavy, meaning it has a beefy power supply transformer. It works great and sound quality is good.I'm not a fan of the speaker output terminals and would prefer binding posts that can accept banana plugs, but I suppose those would take up too much space on an amp like this.I ran a bunch of Yamaha in-ceiling speakers with these as an alternative to doing a 70-volt system. The sound quality with this setup was WAY better than any 70-volt setup I have ever heard, and cost was not much higher.I plan on using more of these amps in the future for home and commercial multi-room setups.
Date published: 2012-06-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Amp, greta power savings!I recently installed a whole house audio system. It currenlyt has 5 zones. It was easy to just send the line outs to this amp and on to the rooms. What I want to say is a great feature is that the Amp turns off the zone if their is no signal, this saves power and I like that feature a lot. At night, for exaple, the amp is pulling no power! I wish each channel had a bit more power though. I may end up bridging a couple of the channels, which would require purchasing another one, but at this price its very affordable.The Amp is beefy. Very heavy, and was double packed and arrived in great condition.Here is a picture with the AMP and my 5 Sonos Zones.
Date published: 2012-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great solution, made my dayI bought a house with 5 sets of speakers built in the walls in various rooms, with all the speaker wire coming out in one spot. It took forever for me to find a receiver that supports multiple inputs and multiple zones, vanilla - I didn't really need any need for fancy switching or tremendous power. My solution to allow each set to be controlled separately, simultaneously was to hook up appleTVs to optical converters to input for each set. I set up each appleTV to be named after each zone (on a tv, separately), and can use an iPad or iPod to drive any zone wherever I am in the house. This receiver cost about half the next model I could find elsewhere, which had no reviews. Without this I would have torn my hair out and ended up spending twice the price. It gets a little warm while it's on, so I definitely don't recommend putting it in an enclosed space, and it's really heavy. One of my favorite tech purchases of all time. I have been using it for two months with no issues at all.
Date published: 2012-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A good utility multi-zone amp at a decent price.I gave the MA1240a a 4 out of 5 because of the bang-for-the-buck factor. I can't speak of it's long-term reliability, as I have only had it a short time. I would have preferred to have the extra capabilities of the $2K+ multi-zone amps, but didn't feel remote control abilities were worth the difference in cost (even though I pre-wired cat5 wiring to do so).I have noticed that there is a very high-pitched, low-volume whine that can come from the unit and is audible to my ears if within a few feet of the unit. This may actually be from the fans and in any case is drowned-out when listening to source material. This is definitely NOT speaker "HUM".My biggest complaint is the brightness of the status lights. Engineers that design these things should be forced to stare at them in a dark room for hours on end -- they just might then decide to add a dimmer control to the unit. It would also be nice if that big, bright RED "standby" light was in yellow (as in RED=DANGERWILLROBINSON, yellow=IMWAITING and green=AOK).My only other comment is that I have not been able to actuate the unit using the "mini-jack" 12v trigger via my Yamaha RXA1010 receiver. Luckily the "auto-on/off" feature works just as well.
Date published: 2011-12-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from What a deal! Why use passive crossovers again?I was surprised to look inside and find not one but two fans. Build quality is very good. For me it has to many switches on the back. The rear volume controls were a surprise also. I like simple with volumes else where but that is personal preference.Loaded amps running 10 watts RMS into 8 ohms and took temperature of parts inside. 10 watts RMS per channel means 720 watts goes into the amp and 120 watts comes out for 600 watts of heat to loose inside the amp. No overheat in a 70 degree room. Maximum heat load would be realized around 16-18 watts RMS.The test quickly lead to adding two heavy paper panels to direct air down the heat sink. Panels cover one side of the fan and 3.75" of heat sink fin. Further "taking temperatures" showed the diode bridges are to small and become VERY hot under the 10 watt load. This is probably due to diodes as specified by manufacturers leading the unsuspecting designer to believe a diode will handle twice as much current as the diode bridge does in reality. Diode failures are the single biggest failure mode observed. The solution was to epoxy several square inches of fin to both sides of the diode.What would I like to see from the factory? Dayton adding the duct panels, doubling the size of the diode bridges, and adding much windier fans for enhanced cooling or two speed fans with a very windy high speed. A really fancy change would be the addition of a internal trim pot or use of precision 0.1% resistors setting gain such that when running mono balanced output the two channels are EXACTLY the same gain thereby canceling distortion and further improve and already good sound quality. Was very pleased to see NJM2068 op amps throughout rather than horrible sounding 4558 or 5532 op amps. I see many more of these fine amplifiers in my future! A true bargain.
Date published: 2011-02-04
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Dayton Audio MA1240a Multi-Zone 12 Channel Amplifier

Is this unit powerful enough to pwer a CD player (with no volume control) or would I need a pre-amp?

Asked by: siberian
I got two conflicting replies from Parts Express Techs. One the phone a Tech replied that the built-in volume controls would be fine to handle a CD player. Prior to finding the 1-800 number I posted the question and got a reply from Matt who said it's supposed to work with a pre-amp. I ordered the unit prior to getting Matt's reply. Now I wonder if I should cancel the order as I don't want to invest in a pre-amp.
Answered by: siberian
Date published: 2015-01-22

Will 2 of these amps work well with the Lync12 controller?

Asked by: DavidinVenice
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-31

Need AV equip suggestion- main room audio video to 5 speakers and hemi video, balance of house is 7 sets of speakers with volume control

Asked by: krl1
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-26

what is the best wire to run to the volumn control

Asked by: vinniea
You will use standard speaker wire between the amp and volume control. 16 gauge will work fine for this.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-16

Have a Pyle Pro PD3000A that has 12 speakers.  It's gone out several times.  I've got a Mac and iPhone and iPad, would you have something compatible to this to run wireless?   Thank you.

Asked by: Brendastar
Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-29

I have one of these amps currently, i'd like to add another one so i can add 3 more zones to my current 6 zone setup. I have one source with one output, can I link two these amps together in some way so both amps push out the same source at the same time?

Asked by: Bartos
Yes, as long as you are using the Bus inputs. You can simply use the corresponding Bus output on the amp and daisy chain these amplifiers together.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-26

I know this system has the wall volume controls but is there a way to use a universal remote to control the volume? Also, I have this hooked into a Yamaha RX-V671 receiver and anything connected thru HDMI doesn't play thru the speakers? Suggestions?

Asked by: CR135
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Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-09

I am looking to run 6 Polk MC60 speakers, 2 Polk MC80 speakers and 2 Polk Atrium 55 outdoor speakers with this amp.Do you recommend bridging 2 of the channels to run the Atrium 55 since it requires more power?

Asked by: AdamInKC
This setup will work either way. If you find that you are not getting the output you need using two standard stereo channels on those speakers you can always bridge them after the fact.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-02

HI, i am looking to by the Ma 1240a 12 channel amplifier. i have already a pionner home theater model vsx-1123-k http://www.pioneerelectronics.ca/POCEN/Home/AV-Receivers/Pioneer+Receivers/VSX-1123-K how can I install Ma 1240 into my pionneer amplifier?

Asked by: Blackmamba13
This requires a bit more information in order to proceed. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-08-02

- Will the BUS input override the input from individual zones and function as a paging input or will the BUS input only play on zones where the BUS 1 is selected?

Asked by: Davidnyc
The BUS inputs will only play when BUS 1 is selected, this amplifier does not have a priority mode.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-23

- I have rooms with 2 or more pairs of speakers. Can i bridge 2 zones for more power and use a impedance matching device to connect more than 2 pairs of speakers to those 2 bridged zones?

Asked by: Davidnyc
You cannot bridge zones, only the two channels of a zone can be bridged. A bridged zone is limited to an 8-ohm speaker load. I do not recommend using impedance-matching devices with home audio amplifiers, of which this is one.
Answered by: Eric Chandler
Date published: 2014-06-03

Can I bridge two/four channels for more power and use Bus 1 as an input for all zones including the bridged ones?  

Asked by: Jpandes
You can bridge two channels on this amp, but not 4. You can still use bus 1 as the input if you like though.
Answered by: Chrisf
Date published: 2014-05-16

Hello, I am looking to run 6 speakers through an office. So basically 6 individual rooms. Would I be able to wire one speaker per zone? 

Asked by: dcd1980
Yes this is perfectly possible. You can bridge each of the 6 pairs of outputs to have 6 individual channels with double the power output.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-28

Will the Dayton MA1240a amp allow for the operation of zones independently? Say, could I only have zones 1-4 running one day and then all 6 on another day? I want to supply my garage and patio areas with music but would not always want music going to them

Asked by: rick44720
This amplifier is capable of doing this, although in order to turn the individual zones on and off you will have to select a different input on the back of the unit every time you wish to do so.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-10-28

I have 2 questions. 1) Can I use each channel to run 2 stereo input speakers (no left right speaker pair, just speakers with left and right channel built n) ? 2) Can I use the zone 2 output from my onkyo av receiver to provide audio throughout my house?

Asked by: rick44720
As long as the impedance load does not drop below 4 ohms on each channel in stereo mode, or 8 ohms in bridged mode, this will work fine. Yes the Zone 2 output can be plugged into this unit.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-04-14

How many zones is this unit capable of?

Asked by: jimmies
This unit has 6 stereo outputs or 12 individual mono channels.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-03-20

Hi! My plan ist to use a ma1240a with a n number of airport express in to it for a multi room solution. So the question: in one room i would like to have 2 stereo speakers and one sub. Could 2 bridged out, power the sub? Do i need a filter?

Asked by: Erik78
There are too many variables to give you a straight answer for this. Please email or call our tech team for more information, 800-338-0531 x1 or tech@parts-express.com
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-03-13

Hi there, I think this amp may be perfect for me...can I use it for a sub-woofer as well? If so, how? Thanks in advance! Andy

Asked by: Sproggs
This amp has individual channel input capability as well as bridging options so this can be used for a low powered subwoofer application.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-11-18

Use as a home theater amp?

Is there any reason this amp couldn't be used as a 5.1 or 7.1 home theater amp? I already have a dedicated sub amp (also Dayton), and pre-amp, and like the flexibility (and price) that something like this would offer, whether I need 5, 7, 9 or more channels... but for now, I would just bridge 5 of the channels for basic HT use.
Asked by: pmindemann
Yes, as long as you use line outputs from your home theater preamp.
Answered by: Nitnub
Date published: 2013-09-20

Remotely switch inputs per zone

This ALMOST fits the bill for what I'm trying to do and at the right price. But ideally I'd like to be able to switch the input source for a zone remotely. So basically, remotely move those 2 slider switches that are on each zone between bus 1, bus 2 or the local zone input. Do you know of some other product I could use to achieve that? Maybe a regular A/V switch box that can be controlled remotely? That way I leave the zone always set to the local input then connect a couple sources to the switch box. Or if I could modify the amp to use some kind of relay instead of those manual slider switches?Thanks
Asked by: Todd1561
Unfortunately this amp will not support any source switching. You could use a remotely controlled source selector but the only type we have for this is for video or digital audio.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-05-22

Are rack mount brackets available?

Asked by: waltertech
Yes this includes rack ears.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-05-01

Dayton with Airport Express

I'm looking for the best way to set up 4 zones (2 in ceiling speakers each) that I can separately control with my iphone/ipad. The Dayton product looks like it would work but I'm confused on how I'd control the zones separately. Sonos is great but expensive. My idea was to have 4 separate airport expresses (one per zone) and that's how I would control each zone independently. Would that work? The airport expresses would always be in powered up so, if I selected one to play music in a room, would that turn on the Dayton? Would I be able to control volume from my iphone? If the airport express idea wouldn't work, would a sonos solution solve the problem? Sorry if this is naive, but I don't know much about these kind of setups.
Asked by: djk25a
According to your description you only require 8 channels for you 2 zone installation. Once you set a zone and balance it your unit controls should allow control.I don't know about your iphone control, PE tech could help you with that.
Answered by: Nitnub
Date published: 2014-06-20

Bridging and stereo output

I want to hook a Sonos connect to this amp and drive 3 pairs of ceiling speakers. I see when there are 12 ch each ch shows a left or right. How does the left and right stereo output of the amp work if I bridge the outputs to make 6 ch of 80 watts each. Which one is left and which is right? ie. bridge 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12.
Asked by: bloy01
When each output is bridged, the inputs and gains are controlled only by the left channel controls on each pair of outputs. So you will have to use the "Left" input on each pair. For example: You will plug the Left output into the Left input of channels 1/2, and the Right output into the Left input on channels 3/4. This will make one stereo Left/Right pair. Use the same priciple for the rest.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-23

Will this amp auto-switch to individual input?

I'm wondering if it is possible for this amp to automatically switch to a zone's individual input on signal detection?
Asked by: silentgloves
No, the unit has amazing features and qualify for the price. From my reviewit does not auto-switch the inputs to a zone or zones. The buds inputs as well as the individual inputs can be routed to any zone(s).I see you are in Dayton, PE is located in springboro just south of Dayton. Stop in and talk to their great staff about this amp and your switching desires.
Answered by: Nitnub
Date published: 2013-01-11

Will this work with seperate volume controls?

I plan on using this amplifier on an installation where I have 6 zones with a one, stereo speaker in each zone(100W max). (This way I get left and right and not just mono) Each room (zone) will have its own 100W rotary style volume control.As the source there will be a satelitte radio hooked up to this amplfier either with a standard 3.5 mm jack or RCA connectors.Will this amplfier work and be sufficient for this application.
Asked by: szymus
Yes, you can use this amp to run the 6 speakers and have a separate volume control in each zone. My only concern is your source. I doubt the mini jack has enough current out to get the rated output of the amp. That's a variable you will discover during installation - worst case you'll need a small pre-amp or audio DA.
Answered by: MarkAJH
Date published: 2013-02-02

Will this Amp work with seperate Volume Controls

I plan on using this on an installation where I have 6 zones with a single stereo speaker in each. Each room (zone) will have its separate 100W volume control.Will this setup work?thanx
Asked by: szymus
It sounds like you have a passive resistive volume control installed in each zone. Simply wire the speaker outputs for a zone to that control and then to your single stereo speaker.The individual channel gain controls will allow balancing zones.If this fails to answer your question, I will need moredetail.
Answered by: Nitnub
Date published: 2012-08-18

Does this amp have muting relays?

Does it have any pops or thumps when powering up or down? If there are any upstream, does it have muting relays cutting out the signal when powering up, and avoiding thumps when powering down? Considering this amp for active speakers.
Asked by: Paul Spencer
I'm not sure of the technicalities, but I did not hear any pops or thumps from this amp on a recent install. This is a quality amp and would make a really nice setup for active speakers, I would love to do that myself some day.
Answered by: an installer
Date published: 2012-06-04

adjust sensitivity of "AUTO" power setting?

Is there a way to adjust sensitivity of the "Auto" power setting? If we turn the volume down too far on our Squeezebox, the amp seems to think signal is gone and shuts power off 15 minutes later (light off on all zones). We still hear sound in the speakers until it shuts down so the amp should sense that signal.
Asked by: SSpeed
No way to adjust, but sounds like a gain structure issue....Turn down the output on the amp and turn up the volume on your input (Squeezebox). You'll be sending a higher Input volume so the amp will be detecting the signal, but by turning down the output you should hear about the same volume from your speakers.
Answered by: Ranger635
Date published: 2014-06-20

How cani make this run 4 audio zones prewired?

Built my house with 4 zones audio. Basically 4sets of 2speakers each inits own room. All these arein ceiling and run to my racking he basement. Would this unit allow me to connect these speakers and what controller would work? I want to have control through wifi or network via iPod.
Asked by: RyanDlor
Use the "bus" line input and use 4 channels [8 outputs] to speakers. Sourcing and control is up to you.
Answered by: Fanden
Date published: 2012-03-25

Can this product be "daisy chained" in order to provide up to 24 channels?

Asked by: gumby46
Sure can. Use the "BUS" RCA line-level I/O jacks to the left-rear, according to the manual located under the price box on the product page.
Answered by: Fanden
Date published: 2013-02-02
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