Looking to purchase two Sonos Connects for outdoor speakers. I currently have a spare receiver that has two "zones" for speaker outputs. My question is, is it possible to wire two sets of speakers to the receiver. Each going to their own zone for different areas outdoors. Then use a Y splitter in reverse to combine the connects to one input on the receiver. My thinking was that I would be able to use one receiver instead of two when the wires and connects will be side by side. Is there a better way to accomplish this? I have concerns about using a splitter in that it may degrade the levels.
Best answer by airforceteacher
in general, if you have a modern receiver, it probably has extra zones and you can have multiple audio devices (like Sonos Connects) playing simultaneously on different speakers.
You can also connect more than one speaker to each speaker terminal, but there is a limit to this, and it will be heavily dependent on the speakers themselves and the recommended minimum and maximum impedance in the receiver manual.