How To Connect A Home Stereo Reciever
Knowing how to connect a home stereo receiver seems simple enough. But often most incidents concerning such a query evade even the smartest of individuals since they fail to first realize a need to consider the obvious, the not-so obvious and seldom known facts.
Things you'll need to connect a home stereo receiver:
- Home stereo receiver
- Read your owner’s manual before connecting a home stereo receiver. But don’t treat it as a careful reading of a Dostoevsky work in preparation of writing a college term. General perusal of the manual should suit your purposes.
- Thank before you yank. The connection of your new home stereo receiver can be tremendously simplified by keeping track of the wiring you employed in the previous unit concerning speakers, turntables, CD players and other devices. This can be done via either a very good memory or the use of masking tape wrapped around each wire after labeling each with a felt tip pen.
- Knowing the “ins” and “outs.” When you connect a home stereo receiver, its best to realize that the back of the unit (typically) is where you’ll be attaching your applicable components. Understand that inputs usually found on the backside of the receiver are designated as “in” or “auxiliary” and “out” (the “ins” intended for electronic components and the outs meant for speakers).
- Make sure to let the unit breathe. Look for intentionally engineered spaces in the external casing of your receiver. These are intended for ventilation and should be left space to “breathe” (typically at least one-eighth of an inch between them and other surfaces).