I understand that connecting multiple speakers to the same ouput on your amp will eventually lead to either a blown speaker or a blown amp. What I don't quite understand is why. If you look at the speakers in terms of basic physics, the speakers are creating a resistance to the current that the amp is putting out. If you put multiple resistors in series, they have the same net effect as one larger resistor.
Connecting 2 amplifiers to one set of speakers: making an amp/speakers selector switch
SERIES & PARALLEL SPEAKER WIRING
I have a receiver Pioneer VSX that I want to use to drive multiple pairs of speakers in different rooms, but the receiver doesn't have a "Zone 2" output. To try to get this working, I recently purchased a secondary amp with RCA inputs to power the extra speakers. The additional speakers 5 pairs are mounted in the ceilings throughout the house. I also have a speaker selector box so that I can select which room or rooms I want to send the sound to. The output can be mono. I just want some sound to the other rooms. Any ideas short of buying a new amp with a 2nd zone output?
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