The AVR-2309CI is compatible with the following types of playback:
• Multi-zone playback (ZONE2)
• Bi-amp playback (front speakers)
• For bi-amp playback, use speakers compatible with that type of connection.
• When conducting bi-amp playback, remove the short-circuiting boards (or wires) from the speaker
Multi-zone Settings with the Amp Assign Function
The amp assign function lets you assign the ampliﬁers for the different channels built into the AVR-2309CI
to the speaker outputs for the different zones.
Select the desired playback environment from among “Setting 1” to “Setting 3”, then set the corresponding
“Amp Assign” mode at menu “Manual Setup” – “Option Setup” – “Amp Assign” (vpage 35).
Connect the speakers as described at “Speaker connections and channels outputting to the various
FL SW C FR
MAIN ZONE ZONE2
Setting 1 :
F Multi-zone playback (Default Setting)
5.1-channel playback + ZONE2 stereo playback
Amp Assign mode:
Getting Started Connections Setup Playback Remote Control Multi-zone Information Troubleshooting
n Speaker connections and channels outputting to the various speaker
Amp Assign mode
SURROUND SURROUND BACK /
R L R L R L
ZONE2 FR FL C SR SL Z2R Z2L
Amp Assign / Multi-zone Connections and Operations
When ZONE2 power is on, the ZONE2 channel is output from speakers connected to the SURR.BACK/
AMP ASSIGN terminals.