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Connecting a 7.1 receiver to a 5.1 system

 

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Username: Rahul

Post Number: 8
Registered: Sep-04
How do I connect my Yamaha RX-V2500 7.1 receiver to my old 5.1 Bose cube system?
I have 5 Pairs of small Bose cube speakers with the powered Bose subwoofer.

With this receiver I can have two speakers at my sides and two at my back, but I have only two pairs at each back corner of my room. So which of the surround connection I connect the speakers from the available two surround connection in RX-V2500.

I know Bose is not that great of a system and somewhat closed system, but I am stuck with it for now.
 

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Username: Landroval

Post Number: 914
Registered: Feb-04
With 5.1 speakers you'll have to use the 'side'-surround outputs for the rears, regardless of if you have them on the side, back, mid, corner, whatever. Back-surrounds are for 7.1 only.
 

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you can't. get rid of your blose
 

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Username: Rahul

Post Number: 9
Registered: Sep-04
landroval,
Thanks for the information,can't wait to set it up.
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