the speaker pre outs work the same as the speaker inputs on the back right
Ok, you seem to be getting "inputs" and "outputs" confused.
The amp has speaker outputs that would connecect to your satellite speakers. These are the screw terminals on the back of the amp (not RCA connectors). They are the big plastic honking red and black terminals. You need to use the amplified speaker outputs. The pre-outs are line level outputs used to go into secondary external amps if you choose to use them, and you are not using them here. (except the sub woofer pre-out, you will use that, since the sub woofer has its own internal amplifier).
the top 4 inputs are for audio left, and audio rights.
Ok, 4 inputs for left and right, so it allows inputs from two devices? I expected only 2 RCA inputs.
bottom inputs are for the 5 speakers.
Those are amplified/powered outputs to the speakers, not inputs.
theres no sub input???
The left and right inputs at the top are the sub input. It just it automatically sends low freq. to the sub. so that is your sub input as well.
i unplugged the 5 speakers and plugged them into the receiver pre outs (the receiver you posted is the same.)
You need to connect them to the speaker terminals. That will probably require cutting the RCA connectors off of the speaker wires. Your amp looks like it has combination banana plug and twist on terminals for the speaker outpus.
than i have no idea how to hook the sub up since there is no sub output on the back of the sub.
sub pre out will just go to the normal inputs on the back of your sub. You can epxperiement with just plugging it into the right or left input, or get a Y adapter like I described before to connect it to both the L and R inputs on the back of the sub from the Sub Woofer Preout on the back of the amp.
Hope that helps.
Edited by Mr Ed, 27 December 2005 - 10:42 PM.