My son recently purchased a home where the upstairs has built in ceiling speakers throughout with volume controls in each room, and this is replicated in the downstairs rooms as well. The only problem is, the previous owner landed the upstairs speakers in an upstairs closet and the downstairs speakers in a downstairs closet (in lieu of landing them all in one closet/area).
He wants to be able to stream from multiple sources including an echo show (upstairs) and an echo dot (downstairs) and would like the ability to broadcast throughout the home, or selected speakers. He has no interest in an audio distribution system (like Russound), a home theater PC, or re-wiring anything. He also has no problem manually pressing buttons on a speaker selector in the closet.
In looking into this (as I know little of this subject) I found the Yamaha RX-V485 receiver with musiccast technology that looked promising.
The problem is, he would have to purchase two of these for each floor. I was thinking of wiring with a manual speaker selector/distribution system like this. This would give him the option of Bluetooth input, plus streaming from a variety of Internet music sources, plus being able to sync both receivers via musiccast, plus control of those receivers via their phones.
Any thoughts or suggestions on a better scheme?
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Edited by BraveSirRobbin, 14 September 2018 - 02:25 PM.